Here is an idea of one way to use infographics in your classroom. The specific infographic shown looks at Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and levels of English speaking citizens in a country. It appears that the higher levels of English speaking citizens, the better the GDP.
Using infographics is a great way to helpe students raise questions that lead to deeper understandings.
To see questions that might be raised with this specific infographic click through to the post.
With the advance of mobile technology into our life, the notion of professional development has been radically reshaped.To grow professionally is no longer limited to a certain geographic setting with a predefined set of resources, we can now learn...
What is Connected Learning? Powerful Learning Practice has created a manifesto, "a collaborative statement on connected learning - what is is? What do we believe about it? Who is a connected learner? Why is it important?"
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Elize Morgan: "[Transmedia] - getting it off the ground and then getting people to actually be involved across all of the platforms - on your twitters, facebook, youtube and more platforms - it can be daunting. Which platforms are the best? Who runs everything? How many people do you need to run all of this?"
There are numerous sites that are now offering Tutorials and how-to guides for creating ebooks in iBook Author. As teachers are now comfortable with the idea of creating their own e-textbooks more and more people are looking for resources to learn how to build touch enabled books that take full advantage of the iPad capabilities. Inserting video and high resolution photographs is one thing but how about inserting 3D manipulatives and models that are touch sensitive. Here is a list of some of the resources online. If you know of other good ones please add them in the comments section and we will update the list.
Chaunton: "This week, we are hopping back across the pond to visit an American production of what has proven to be one of the most enduring and successful immersive theater experiences of the new millennium, Sleep No More."
Dr. Pamela Rutledge: "Augmented reality applications are unique in that because they project virtual information into a user’s physical environment, they effectively blend real and virtual. They are also increasingly mobile and social."
Shoshana Berger: "This summer he will launch The Silent History, a sprawling electronic novel that plays with the mechanics of how stories are told, taking full advantage of the tablet’s GPS and touchscreen, along with platform features like in-app purchasing" ...
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