Each and every one of us has our own special little “treat” for sitting down to write, correcting papers or planning for a particularly difficult topic. Some teachers love to buy a new stamp or stickers to add a special touch to student papers. Mine happens to be having a new pen when I sit down to correct a stack of essays because then it’s all the more fun to share my feedback. And when it comes to a difficult class topic—apps and videos rank highly on my list.
Selecting a pen or stamp really depends on availability and, of course, individual taste. My favorite is a burgundy Jelly Roll pen (hard to find because it’s made in Japan). As this article is not about how to choose a pen, let’s look at the other promise in the opening paragraph—choosing new apps and videos.
When turning to YouTube, there is always the problem of being overwhelmed, so I am going to give you a couple of tips for finding great videos on your topic. For the subject eating habits, for example, let’s start off with a German TV commercial—in fact commercials offer a wealth of information and have three positive attributes: Continue reading That new pen, that cool stamp or that new video or app by Shawn Severson