Showing posts from November, 2015

3D Design & Printing on the iPad

3D Design & Printing 3D printing is a new frontier at my school, where they have invested in purchasing 4 3D printers this year.  As many students use iPads, this post is geared to use the touch interface to create 3D objects on the iPad, and export for 3D printing. This is a work in progress, and as I learn more, I will add more to the post.

Twitter for Beginners

I believe that all teachers should have a way to reach out to others, and build a Professional Learning Network (PLN) of like minded educators.  We all have interests, problems, questions, and need advice. There are many ways to build this PLN, and there are many educators using Twitter. Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called "tweets". It is a microblogging platform, which allows you to post and show what you are doing, ask questions, and follow an interesting feed of information. Many people use Twitter to: Share ideas Develop a PLN (Personal Learning Network) Connect and collaborate with people Reflect and engage in dialogue with others Access to new resources...every day Follow interests Expand your professional development Here are some common definitions of commonly used terms in Twitter. #tags (n): hashtags are markers placed in a Tweet that can be traced by other