How Digital Learning Contributes to Deeper Learning
Alison Hewett's insight:
Today we launched “How Digital Learning Contributes to Deeper Learning.” We’ll call it the first in our “Secret Sauce Series” that reveals how different components come together to create the most favorable conditions for the best teaching and learning to take place. In this case, those ingredients are Deeper Learning and Digital Learning. Source : scooped article
Web 2.0 Tools in Education Series E-Publishing Tools: A Quick Guide Wouldn't it be nice if there was a resource that explained, in detail, everything you needed to know about e-publishing: what tools were available, how to sign up, getting...
The National Geographic Society turns 125 years old later this month. One of the things they've done to mark the occasion is publish galleries of landmark images of exploration over the last 125 years. My favorite of the galleries is Flashback Firsts which, as the name implies, features "firsts" of exploration that were published in the National Geographic magazine. Flashback Firsts includes images of Manchu Pichu, Mount Everest, and under sea explorations. Set your browser to full screen and click the information link within each image for the best viewing experience. Source Richard Byrne freetech4teachers.com
Interesting -STOTY GENERATOR tool.... What's cooking? Wonderful ideas and stories are bubbling deep in your imagination. To get them out, I've made this creative writing help for kids, parents and teachers. Pick one hero, one place, and one villain in the chart below..
Before you see the story... think for a second. What would you do with the choices you've made? How would you combine them in a story?
Now click on the button and see how I've put them together. But I'm only going to start the story. You get to finish it. And when you do, email me! I'd love to read your ending!
If you want to just skip the fun of choosing the ingredients, here is a list of the stories in the Story Kitchen. And, teachers, here is a page that explains how to use this story generator.
The biggest and most oft-heard criticism of the iPad usually revolves around it not behaving like a desktop PC or laptop. The people making this complaint are simply missing the point. Apple aren’t trying to make a laptop replacement, why would they? They make a couple of extremely good ones! The iPad is a new kind of device that asks you to think and work differently.
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