Monday, March 11, 2013

Great Idea for Teaching Research Skills

It's not just the English teacher's fault that students can't write!  Nor is it just their responsibility to teach writing to today's students!  This article has a really good take on a better way we can all attack teaching writing skills to students in the 21st Century.  Baby steps have always been a good way to start anything.

http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/effective-teaching-strategies/better-research-basics-one-sentence-at-a-time/

Friday, March 1, 2013

Some decent smart phone safety tips

I get a lot of email.... TOO much email, probably.  But today, one of those lists that I signed up for sent something pretty useful, I think!  And if it proves useful for at least one reader, then I'm glad I shared it!  We are all addicted to our smart phones and never leave home without them.  Now maybe your smart phone can pay you back!  Read this article for some decent tips on how your smart phone can be a personal safety device!



http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/dont-be-a-victim-your-smartphone-as-a-personal-safety-device/?utm_campaign=newsletter&utm_source=2012-03-01