Avatars, Profile Pics, and Gravatars! Oh, my!

Challenge #4 for the Teacher Challenge supported by Edublogs, asks us to create a new avatar and explain the avatars that we use. Profile Pics You’re probably really familiar with profile pics if you use Facebook. Since I use Facebook primarily with my friends and family, I change it periodically. Currently, my profile pic features… Continue reading Avatars, Profile Pics, and Gravatars! Oh, my!

My Top 10 in 2010

10. I presented at an educator conference for the first time. In February, I traveled to Savannah to present at the GSTA (Georgia Science Teachers Association) annual conference. I talked about Web 2.0 tools in the science classroom. It was fun, and I definitely see more conference presentations in my future. Now if I could… Continue reading My Top 10 in 2010

Why you should sign up for the launch #NASAtweetup for #STS133

NASA announced last week that they will be hosting another launch tweetup, this time for the launch of Discovery (STS-133) on November 1. The tweetup will be a two-day event on October 31 and November 1 culminating with the afternoon launch of Discovery. Here are some reasons why you should sign up: It’s the last… Continue reading Why you should sign up for the launch #NASAtweetup for #STS133

Twitter #Scichat – Discussing Science Education

If you are a science teacher and use Twitter at all, you really need to see if you can find time to join a #scichat discussion. #Scichat is similar to #edchat – a discussion about education related topics for one hour every Tuesday evening at 7 pm EDT. However, #scichat focuses on science education. The… Continue reading Twitter #Scichat – Discussing Science Education