“When you want take notes or write a list, it should be easy and quick. Google Keep, the Internet giant’s note-taking service, is renowned for those two qualities. As our Google Keep review says, it’s one of the best apps for notes and to-do lists.”
Via Becky Roehrs
This infographic paints a very interesting picture on the relationship between social media and our students. This provides more justification on why we need to teach the proper ways of using social media to our students.
"As a teacher, you are used to create your own lessons. The xerox, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint are your trusted companions. But how can you effectively use iPads in your lessons?
The ebooks provided by publishers are mostly static and just not interesting enough for today’s students. Some educational apps are great, but finding the rights ones, figuring out how they work and getting them installed on all student devices can be a hassle.
Aren’t there easy ways to create your own materials for iPad? Yes, there are! Try these:"
One of my very favorite uses of technology in education is when it used by students to create things. There are so many ways to be creative with technology – writing, creating art work, composing music, creating web sites, developing presentations, and so on.
One of the most intense and potentially rewarding creative undertaking students can tackle is coding – developing their own programs! The resources available to help interested individuals learn how to code have never been better or more plentiful. Schools and teachers have embraced this as an opportunity, setting students up to learn coding (and some highly motivated students take it on themselves).
December 29, 2014 Educational technology is a dynamic field of research and study. This dynamism stems mainly from the constant flow of new educational web technologies and the emergence of novel Ed...
There is no denying that coding is snowballing in importance across schools all around the world. Whether it’s Scratch, Programming Games or the Hour of Code, an understanding of software and the ability to code is fast becoming an essential skill for all 21st century learners.
At a recent TEDx event in Jackson Mississippi, Professor Marina Bers discussed her research into the design and study of innovative learning technologies to promote children’s positive development. How does this research manifest and present itself in the real world? Well programming robots of course!
"I strongly believe in the educational value of Twitter as a tool to help us improve our teaching practices and enrich our learning journey. I have devoted an entire section here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning to Twitter in Education. A lot of you have been regularly following and reading this section and I am so glad to hear that some of you have their Tweeting experience tremendously improved since they started reading those posts.Feedback such as this does really make me happy and encourage me to work harder because at the end of the day what remains is that beautiful feeling one feels knowing that he/she has helped somebody out.
That being said, let me now share with you one of the best guides on the use of Twitter in education. This short guide ( made up of just 11 neat and well compacted pages ) will walk you step by step through the process of mastering the art of Tweeting. I am pretty sure you will enjoy reading it, and before sharing it with you let me just express my deep gratitude for Amber Coggin for this great work."
Learn how to create and troubleshoot your iCloud Backup, or to restore your iOS device from iCloud.
Darlene Clapham K12's insight:
Learning how to back-up your iPad(s), is an important step for protecting your photos and/or App data or content stored on your iPad. The easiest method to use for backup is iCloud, an online storage in the cloud/Apple Internet based network. Bookmark this site and take the time to learn about iCloud.
January 6, 2015 Content curation is something I have been doing for five years now and all along the way I developed an arsenal of useful strategies that enable me to better search, access, evaluate...
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.