Ohio middle-school teacher creates online marketplace for ideas

A tech-savvy middle-school teacher in Ohio has created a website to share his own lesson plans and allow other educators to share ideas and resources. Dan Jones used technology when he asked his students to create a music video of the song they wrote about Ferdinand Magellan's explorations and post it on YouTube. "Using technology in the classroom is teaching students 21st-century skills. They don't think 'I can't do it,' they just do it," Jones said.

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