"TBR eLearning Initiative is a central resource to assist educators looking for mobile apps to facilitate the learning process. With a bank of 40,000 educational apps that have been cataloged, reviewed, and approved, a Tennessee initiative hopes to make it easier for educators to use apps in the classroom and beyond."
"The 50 things mentioned in this infographic are either already replaced or are in the process of being replaced. As you see, 50 things might not seem like much, but when you see what they are, you’ll know they have changed a whole world. Imagining a world without these things can be quite hard for a middle-aged person, yet quite easy for a young one. The technological advancements we keep making won’t make it easier for older people to keep up, but so far, older people have shown us exactly what social gaming is for example. So, don’t be surprised if these 50 things will only be a memory in 10 years, if even that. Technology can be everything from cool to optimizing, but the nostalgic memories will always be the same. They will forever become retro."
Google Presentation is a great tool for helping students construct knowledge about a topic as they create. Here is an interactive tutorial designed to demonstrate how to use some of the handy built in features.
Recent research illustrates how writing by hand engages the brain in learning. And in an interesting twist, new technology is starting to reinvigorate this age-old practice. (RT @GiftedHF: How Handwriting Boosts the Brain.
Makes me wonder about inking on tablets vs typing...