“ by edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education As more classrooms adopt mobile devices such as iPads, teachers and technology integrators are faced with the question: “What apps do I install?”
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Urban Observatory provides a visual interactive way to compare cities data virtually. This gives themes or points of comparision to see urbanization across the globe. Cities may volunteer to provide their information to be included in the Urban Observatory.
Linda Dougherty's insight:
This site will give teachers a way to introduce students to a global understanding of how we live. Urban Observatory will be a program to mark and look forward to its growth as more data is entered.
I am wild about Wikispaces because it provides teachers with a flexible tool to help students become engaged in learning and it supports the development of collaborative skills necessary for them to succeed in school and beyond.
Can so see this not only for the Fine Arts teachers for their yearly art gallery but for every teacher who still likes to hang posters in the hallway! This will integrate technology into a well-loved lesson plan.
News & Observer 400 US educators visit Mooresville to learn how to digitally convert their schools News & Observer They learned about “digital citizenship” – how students should conduct themselves online – and about “project-based learning,” where...
In November, I gave a presentation (resources to be found here) to a packed room row at Vermont Fest, (For the rest of the introduction and a summary of the first two parts of the presentation, please read part ONE and part TWO.) So, here is...
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