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GRAB A THINGLINK ACCOUNT FOR YOUR SCHOOL DISTRICT

GRAB A THINGLINK ACCOUNT FOR YOUR SCHOOL DISTRICT

 (Guest Post by Susan Oxnevad)   Today ThingLink is pleased to announce verified accounts for school districts along with the release of an updated iOS app that is well suited for educational use, making ThingLink EDU better than ever for teaching and...

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Say Thank You w/ Animated GIF Buttons

Say Thank You w/ Animated GIF Buttons

Say "Thank You" to someone today! #ShareTheLove 🙂 Grab my Thank You buttons below, and put them on your blog, or copy the image and send it to a friend, a student, parent, co-worker, or post on your favorite social network. I am so excited! I just learned how to make...

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Thanksgiving: Food, Fun, Lesson Ideas, and More

Thanksgiving: Food, Fun, Lesson Ideas, and More

I can’t believe it is almost time for Thanksgiving again. I feel like I am in the Spy Kids movie, All the Time in the World, where a timekeeper steals time. Someone is definitely stealing time, because it is flying by way too fast! (Make sure to hover over...

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Spice Up Your Blog for Halloween

Spice Up Your Blog for Halloween

Halloween is such a fun time of the year, dressing up, decorating the house and yard, trick-or-treating, and of course, eating way too many sweets. 🙂 Something equally exciting may be dressing-up your blog. That is, if you are into that sort of thing, and if you are...

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Playing With “V” Vocabulary Words

Playing With “V” Vocabulary Words

"Tis vocabulary time," I announce to my children with immense verve and enthusiasm. "What vexation!" my children vehemently reply. "Do you not have a voracious appetite for studying voluminous amounts of vocabulary words?" I ask, feeling vexed and troubled at this new...

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Make Fun Pics with MasterFx & Strip Designer

Make Fun Pics with MasterFx & Strip Designer

The ThingLink Teacher Challenge began this week, and I am super excited about it. I love ThingLink, and I am looking forward to learning more about how to use it. Week One: Get Started - The first ThingLink Teacher Challenge was to create an interactive image that...

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Cool Photo Apps

Cool Photo Apps

Love Photo Apps!! There are so many awesome photo apps out there; I love all of the different, fun things you can do with them. I could just spend all day creating new and different things.  Below are a few of my favorite photo apps, available on the iPad and...

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Blogs of Awesomeness

Blogs of Awesomeness

The student challenge: week 10, was all about what makes a great blog and also finding the best student and/or class blog to nominate for the Edublog's Award. I had the most difficult time with this challenge and so did my daughter, Warrior Kat. There are so many...

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Where Family Love Reigns

Where Family Love Reigns

For the Student Blog Challenge Week 9: Doing Your Best, one of the topics was to write a post about what makes a great family. My children and my husband mean more to me than anything else in this world, and being a close, loving, strong family is what is most...

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Too Many Choices?

Too Many Choices?

Google & Gadgets & Games, Oh my!   Apps & E-Learning & Blogging & Coding, oh what should I try? When I first started homeschooling, deciding what to teach my children was simple, and the availability of curriculum was limited. Now, with the...

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A Journey Into the Unknown

A Journey Into the Unknown

Homeschooling my own children was something I never planned to do, but desperate to save my family and my marriage, I looked for the answers to what to do. So, I took everyone out of school. I felt so helpless, but I had to do something. Plunging headfirst, we completely unplugged from the world and began our healing journey, a journey into the unknown.

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What Makes You Feel Happy?

What Makes You Feel Happy?

It was the perfect day today: the sun was shining, the birds were chirping, and the flowers are blooming. Everyone was happy and getting along. This made me wonder: what makes people happy? Reply in the Answer Garden below: What makes you happy? Visitors, you are more...

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