“ Here are some great new ideas to use your iPad in your classroom, K-12 and beyond! The iPad, as we all know, is a great tool for education. We are hoping that you can use at least a few of these ne...”
Via Sonja Hartemink e-learning Spanish
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How Can Schools Best Embrace The Maker Movement? EdWeek Teacher | @scoopit http://sco.lt/...This week's "question-of-the-week" is: "How can schools best embrace the Maker Movement to promote inquiry and learning seven days a week?" Please share your responses in the comments or via email.
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“Quiz questions are a vital part of e-Learning content and a great way to assess knowledge acquisition.”One overarching rule to keep in mind as you are writing quiz questions is that they need to be clear. Grammar and parallel structure are important; they go a long way to helping your learners do their best. But there’s a lot more than phrasing that goes into a test question. Check out these tips!
Via steve batchelder, Dennis T OConnor
"Monster Moogle is an iPad app that features an interactive story designed to teach students that “monsters” are fiction. The story is narrated by a friendly dog named Butch. In the story Butch tells kids about what people think monsters are. Throughout the story students can interact with the drawings on the page."
Via John Evans
“ Introducing one-to-one iPad's into classrooms has become one of the hottest topics of conversation. I thought I would share with you the benefits I see of this new form of technology in schools. Th...”
Via Lisa Johnson , Sonja Hartemink e-learning Spanish
Mr. Siemens said what was happening was part of a natural process. “We’re moving from the hype to the implementation,” he said. “It’s exciting to see universities saying, ‘Fine, you woke us up,’ and beginning to grapple with how the Internet can change the university, how it doesn’t have to be all about teaching 25 people in a room.
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“ Santa Barbara Independent Educational Leadership, Technology, and the Future Santa Barbara Independent Education is the last pencil and paper institution in the United States, if not the world. How can that be?”
Via Thomas Faltin
"It's no secret that I am a passionate advocate for using video in the classroom. When used well, videos can help students make connections to people and ideas beyond their usual frame of reference. That's why I've been really excited to see a wave of new (and mostly free or low-cost!) tech tools recently that enable teachers to take favorite clips and make them more valuable for educational use. Whether you use videos to flip your classroom or you just appreciate the power of video to engage kids, maybe one of the tools in my playlist below will help you go deeper in 2014."
Via John Evans
"The modern reading landscape stretches beyond the limits of an actual book made of paper. We’re surrounded by technological advances that can change the way reading occurs in our daily lives. Online reading, virtual classrooms, apps to keep us updated with the most recent book releases, and more, are now at our fingertips. Can technology make reading experiences more worthwhile and fun? Definitely! Apps can do more than just entertain us, they can also help us learn. Here’s a few cool apps that can make reading more productive and engaging"
Via WebTeachers, John Evans