June saw Kevin McCluskey, Program Manager of E-learning at the Department of Education in New Brunswick take on the onerous task of guest editor; he ploughed through 60 articles to bring you the following 12 articles. Thank you Kevin, for doing all the hard work to bring this edition home.
Thinking about Active Learning
Adventures in Daily Living provides a thoughtful article about how "Writing instruction is about error correction in the same way that gardening is about weeding."
College Degrees.com suggests that "Embracing the trend of user-generated content allows you not only to spread even more information, but to engage library users as well. Read on to find out how to go about doing this, and pick up some handy resources along the way."
Fashionable Mathematician writes "Perhaps it is my personal bias as a student of mathematics, but I’ve always thought that mathematics is best learned by actually doing problems."
Media and Education
SEO Rapper - I love it provides an example of using rap to teach about web site design.
Introduction to Adverbs
Marcus Hochstadt says “There’s a constant debate between designers and search engine optimizers… and maybe you can guess what it is! It’s the war between including fancy designs with images versus focusing on providing relevant text.” He also explores protecting your computer using Deep Freeze.
Stephen’s Blog discusses the impact of making his business mobile.
Degree Talk Blog explores how Distance Degree Programs offer New Opportunities for Chronically Ill Students.
10 Free Online Award Generators for primary and secondary schools
With environmental awareness on the rise, so many resources are now available to help transition your school to a greener place. Below are over 50 ways to make your school a more earth-friendly campus. Recruit helpers and get creative to make the job fun.
Larry Ferlazzo suggests The Best Sites For Students to Easily Create & Display Online Projects
Thank you to everyone who submitted this month. Submit your blog article to the next edition of active learning blog carnival using our carnival submission form before July 6th.