From a 1950s-style diner to a double-decker library bus, we look at some quirky and unusual school evironments to help inspire your entry to the School We'd Like competition (“@Larryferlazzo: Inspiring learning spaces around world – in...
On Monday I published a short guide to digital storytelling with comics. This evening I gave a free webinar presentation based on that free guide. More than 200 people registered for the webinar in less than 48 hours. If you wanted to join and missed it, the recording of the webinar, sponsored by Storyboard That, is now available here and as embedded below.
Ask3 is a free iPad app from TechSmith. TechSmith is probably best known as being the company that produces Jing and Camtasia screen capture software. Ask3 is a tool that teachers can use to create short instructional videos that are shared directly to their students’ iPads. Students can use Ask3 to ask questions about the video and more.
In the most ideal class settings, mobile devices disappear into the background, like markers and whiteboards, pencil and paper – not because they’re not being used, but because they’re simply tools.
Tonya D Harris's insight:
This is a great example of using students' resources to engage learning. (Recommended for high school students)
The cell phone already addresses theses issues: social media, digital citizenship, content-knowledge versus skill-building, Internet filtering and safety laws, teaching techniques,and bring-your-own-device policies.
Using Technology Vs Technology Integration- An Excellent Chart for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. A great chart that really says it all. Is it in You? (Using Technology Vs Technology Integration- What's the Difference?
In the right setting the flipped classroom model can work well for some teachers and students. I recently received an email from a reader who was looking for a recommendation for a tool would enable her to add an assessment aspect to her flipped lesson. Here are some tools that can accomplish that goal.
Know what component you what to teach. Use as a role play/model. Practice writing, listening, and comprehension skills. It also provides suggestions on videos to accommodate lesson, but some are not appropriate for younger students.
“ Creating digital learning content has never been easier. In these pages you'll find eleven tools that make it fun to bring together different types of digital media - text, images, audio, video - to "mash up" your own online learning materials.”
Frolyc is a platform for authoring & real-time publishing of educational activities to iPads for K-6 teachers. Authoring, sharing and assigning is made easy on the Frolyc platform. Activities are aligned with Common Core Standards.