App of the Week – Scoop.it

This week’s app of the week is scoop.it. Scoop.it is a self-publishing and curating platform that allows anyone to find content in their favorite topics and publish them in a professional, magazine like format. Also, this platform allows users to share their curated websites through social media venues such as Twitter, Facebook, and WordPress. Scoop.it is free. You need to create an account with them at scoop.it and you can download the free app for Apple devices at the App Store or from Google Play. To learn more about this app watch the video embedded below or go to this Scoop.it page about scoop.it. If you have used this app in your […]

Smartboard Resources via Pinterest

I know, I know.  You think Pinterest is just for recipies and craft ideas.  But I am beginning to find it’s an excellent place to find resources and ideas for the classroom.  I am drafting a post that discusses what Pinterest is and how it might be used in higher ed, but for now, check out these Pinterest Boards: I know folks are always searching for ways to better integrate the Smartboard into the classroom.  There’s a Pinterest Board for that!  It seems to be geared more toward K-12 teachers (so you School of Ed folks can find lots of resources to pass to your students here), but there are […]

About the CETL

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Texas Wesleyan University (CETL) promotes a student-centered university by providing resources and professional growth opportunities to faculty on enhancing instructional practice, integrating technology, and promoting essential student skills.

Latest Tweets