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Visual Concept Map Notes

September 16, 2013

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When learning about a topic it is important to record what you’ve learned. There are many ways to go about doing this.  We are probably most familiar with written notes.  The place of choice for most of us right now is Google Drive or G-Docs as the kids on the street are calling it. (: […]

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Geneticist to Restaurant Owner

September 5, 2013

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We talk a lot about exploring and developing your interests. I was recently in Buenos Aires and went to a really cool restaurant, The Argentine Experience.  The restaurant engages diners in the cooking experience.   You learn about cooking processes, help prepare food, and of course eat.  But what I really got out of dinner was […]

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Google Reader: Bringing the Web to You

May 24, 2013

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EDIT:  Google Reader is deceased.  : (  Feedly is a good alternative that does a similar job.  I also still use Pulse and Flipboard on my iPad to view my feeds. Google Reader is a great way to bring website articles and blog posts from you favorite sites to one site that you can check […]

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Filtering Twitter with Tweetdeck

March 22, 2013

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What should you do with the river of Tweets that are now flooding your browser? Tweetdeck is one great app/site that allows you to filter the Twitterverse and find relevant information from other Twitter users. Filtering Twitter with Tweetdeck Good luck finding your niche and network!

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What Should I Tweet?

March 21, 2013

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What do people Tweet about? Great thoughts that must be shared. Blog posts or articles you have written. Sharing articles or sources of information you come across. Re-tweeting tweets that you think your Followers would benefit from. Mr. Fox’s guide on “What to Tweet.” . Twitter Intro – Filtering Twitter with Tweetdeck Any questions or […]

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Twitter Intro

March 20, 2013

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Twitter is not only for celebrities to make fools of themselves.  You can really learn more than what Bieber’s sandwich tasted like. Hashtags # – Keywords, anyone who is following the hashtag will receive the tweet 140 character limit Take a look for an intro of what Twitter is all about. Mr. Fox explains what […]

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ECA Garden First Taste

February 28, 2013

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I learned that vegetable plants grow very quickly.  I also learned that growing quickly doesn’t necessarily mean everything will produce food quickly. However, only three and half weeks after planting, our blossoming ECA Community Garden just produced it’s first crop of radishes and greens! We decided to let the middle school students, who all helped […]

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Cool Science Topic Boards with Pinterest

February 23, 2013

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I wanted a visually appealing way to share cool links and sites I came across with my students and other teachers.  I am giving Pinterest a try and so far I am very happy with the ease of use and the way the boards look. Check out the Pinterest Overview, Mr. Fox’s Pinterest Home Page, […]

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