@newsfromtengrrl for 2011-08-19

  • The State of Digital Education Infographic – #edtech #edutech #edchat http://t.co/ez2xV1g #
  • Get Your Papers Proofread For Free on Kibin – HackCollege – Student-Powered Lifehacking http://t.co/9Fl2dA7 #
  • What University Facebook Pages Mean for Students – HackCollege – Student-Powered Lifehacking http://t.co/XcdFIjC #
  • How to Write Effective Driving Questions for Project-Based Learning | Edutopia http://t.co/0iuQbgo #
  • Naming Conventions: Good for Faculty and Students Alike | ProfHacker – The Chronicle of Higher Education http://t.co/o9Xgqzn #
  • How to Persuade–With Ethos, Pathos, or Logos? | ProfHacker – The Chronicle of Higher Education http://t.co/O2idzFl #
  • Court Says Publishers’ Settlement Was Unfair to Writers – NYTimes.com http://t.co/Zn4RfFU #
  • Brooklyn Takes a Bow as a Town of Writers: ‘Literary Brooklyn,’ by Evan Hughes, Makes a Sidekick a Star – NYTimes.com http://t.co/zetWHyL #
  • Women Value Higher Education More Highly Than Men Do, Survey Finds – The Chronicle of Higher Education http://t.co/UL0yexR #
  • Career Advice from Tina Fey | ProfHacker – The Chronicle of Higher Education http://t.co/VilbUA3 #
  • 9 Free eBooks, including I’m an English Major—Now What? | WritersDigest.com http://t.co/Vj97eDZ #

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@newsfromtengrrl for 2011-08-17

  • Newest Presidential Contender Has Strong Views on Higher Education | The Ticker – The Chronicle of Higher Education http://t.co/fbfRRny #
  • QuickWire: MIT to Open Center on ‘Mobile Learning,’ With Google’s Backing | The Chronicle of Higher Education http://t.co/q4buX2m #
  • Cornell U. Student Leads Petition Against Bandwidth Cap | Wired Campus – The Chronicle of Higher Education http://t.co/H5e521K #
  • Fixing a Syllabus | ProfHacker – The Chronicle of Higher Education http://t.co/lZ7hGB3 #
  • Why Checklists Work | ProfHacker – The Chronicle of Higher Education http://t.co/WbV0ntM #
  • Kindle.Amazon.Com: Social Kindling | ProfHacker – The Chronicle of Higher Education http://t.co/fIWr85c #
  • New York Laundromat Doubles As English Classroom : NPR http://t.co/21plMIm #

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@newsfromtengrrl for 2011-08-16

  • Do Them No Favors, Tell Them No Lies – Commentary – The Chronicle of Higher Education http://t.co/sHudd0E #
  • How Developmental Delay Holds Students Back – The Chronicle of Higher Education http://t.co/ge22Vwj #
  • Toward a Rational Response to Plagiarism – Advice – The Chronicle of Higher Education http://t.co/IBO2XEx #
  • Administration 101: Program Evaluation and Recommendation – Inside Higher Ed http://t.co/ULEvlj6 #
  • How Do You Define an Academic? – University of Venus – Inside Higher Ed http://t.co/h5vdEbB #
  • Beauty Pays – Inside Higher Ed http://t.co/VO7epVf – The writer asks, "Does beauty affect outcomes in academe?" #
  • The Footnote (on limiting the free speech rights of public employees) Judges Ignore – Inside Higher Ed http://t.co/b1gh9WN #
  • The perfect tshirt to wear on the day you're talking about evaluating your sources: University Wikipedius – Shirt.Woot http://t.co/8OEe1g3 #
  • Writers Writing about Writing and Reading | Bedford Bits: Ideas for Teaching Composition » http://t.co/rJBCfUl #
  • Ten reasons why Google can't replace learning | SCIS » http://t.co/pZKR4d0 #

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@newsfromtengrrl for 2011-08-15

  • Why you’ll never find the ‘perfect’ time to write | Ragan's PR Daily » http://t.co/VekvqHt #

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Activities for Interactive Whiteboards

Patrick at 2Touch IWBInteractive whiteboard redefine hands-on activity in the classroom, as students manipulate information on a giant digital display. They also bring teachers a new challenge: what activities can you use to make the most of this new technology?

Teachers on the Thinkfinity Community have been busy collecting answers. Theresa Gibbon suggests trying ReadWriteThink’s interactive Word Mover for “I Have a Dream” and Word Mover for Holes and asking students to rearrange the words on the whiteboard as a class experience. Find dozens of additional ideas on the Thinkfinity Community discussion board.


This post is the introduction from “August 10 to 16 on ReadWriteThink.” Read the rest of the post in the Thinkfinity Community site.