Week in Review – The New Desk Edition

Good morning from Maine where I’m using the new workspace that I set up this week. The “some assembly required” aspect of the new desk confirmed that although I enjoy watching This Old House, I will never be mistaken for Norm Abram. I do, however, find my posture while typing to be much improved now that I’m not working from a coffee table, my kitchen table, or my lap. Perhaps my improved posture will increase my blogging productivity too.

As I do every Saturday morning, I’ve compiled a list of the week’s most-read posts. Before I jump to the list I just want to say thank you for your continued support of Free Technology for Teachers. Because of all of the sharing of the content here that so many of you do, Free Technology for Teachers now has nearly 43,000 subscribers.

Here are this week’s most popular posts:
1. Video – Create a Collaborative Digital Writing Portfolio
2. A Pearltree of Free Technology for Teachers
3. Free Download – Ten Digital Storytelling Projects
4. Get Out the Crayons! It’s Time to Doodle for Google Again
5. gText – Free Group Text Messaging
6. Videos – Primary Elections and Gerrymandering Explained
7. Five Tools to Help You Schedule Meetings

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