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Google just announced Google Connected Classrooms, which allows classes to take virtual field trips using Google+ Hangouts. Field Trip locations include the Seattle Aquarium, Minnesota Zoo, American Museum of Natural History, the Philadelphia...
Social media offers some great opportunities for learning in the classroom, bringing together the ability to collaborate, access worldwide resources, and find new and interesting ways to communicate...
In order to fully grasp the attention of your students in eLearning, it is essential to use psychological triggers. (Want to know “4 Psychological Triggers That Can Help You Grab People's Attention in eLearning”?
There are three areas where technology integration can play a vital role in the project-based elearning professional development process. (Your eLearning professional development doesn't have to cost anything!
According to Semico's report on Augmented Reality, 864 million high-end cell phones will be AR-enabled by 2014 with revenues related to AR technology approaching $600 billion by 2016. While still in its infancy, mobile AR ...
by edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education Apple’s iPhone and iPad are by far the more popular mobile devices in today’s classrooms. But there are a lot of great things about Android-powered devices as well....
This A-Z of Top eLearning Trends infographic is a fantastic resource for modern teachers. It covers concepts you should know when integrating technology into the classroom.
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"iPads are a great educational tool. In addition to the built in features that can be leveraged to assist learners of all types, the Apple App Store contains thousands of useful apps for teachers and students.
We believe the right mix of apps is required to help the iPad reach its full potential as an effective teaching and learning tool.
Finding apps can be difficult and time consuming.
Here is an eBook of our favorite apps that we discovered over the past year, as well as examples of how to use them in your classroom. Enjoy!"
"Digital storytelling is a powerful tool in the classroom. It is engaging for students and teachers of all grade levels and can be used across the curriculum. Most of all, digital storytelling gives students a voice and a way of communicating information in an authentic manner. One of the great things about digital stories is that there are no “cookie cutter” answers. Each student creates a unique piece that demonstrates their understanding. Digital storytelling on iPad can empower, motivate and engage students, helping them to make deep connections to learning."