Category Archives: blended learning

Announcing The 19Pencils Teachers Rewards Program

It’s hard to believe that Spring has sprung. At 19Pencils we not only want to help you discover and manage fresh websites for your class, but we also want to show our appreciation to the teachers who use the power … Continue reading

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New! Simple Search for Students

When I first had the idea of 19Pencils it stemmed from the simple concept that teachers should be able to easily discover and share websites that they found useful in their classroom. It was that simple. Now with thousands of teachers … Continue reading

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50 Web 2.0 Sites for Schools

David Kapuler is an educational consultant with more than 10 years of experience working in the K-12 environment. Recently I’ve been experimenting with a number of curation sites that are beneficial for creating and sharing lists. While exploring these tools, … Continue reading

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A Review of 19Pencils by the Cyber Hero (David Kapuler)

19 Pencils is a site that I briefly reviewed a few months back and listed as one of my Top 100 Sites of 2011.  Through some collaboration I’ve decided to revisit this site and check out all the “bells and whistles” … Continue reading

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Using 19 Pencils to explore the web

One of the ways to help students learn about the internet is to guide them through the process. One of the great parts of 19 Pencils is the ability to create assignments  and place specific websites with them. This will … Continue reading

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Top 100 Sites of 2011

We’re number 61! Not bad for a website that launched just a few months ago. Here’s the complete list (from David Kapuler’s “Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero” blog): Top 100 Sites of 2011 Conduit Mobile – W/out a doubt the coolest … Continue reading

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The Network Effect of a Search Engine for Educators

As Harold Jarche discusses his thoughts around network learning, as opposed to “personal knowledge management,” he lists the following attributes of a network: — In a network, connections matter as much, if not more than content. — Sharing knowledge produces network effects. — In … Continue reading

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