Source There are some educators out there that make classroom technology integration look easy. For most of us, it’s a daunting task: converting your paper-and-folder, marker-and-poster classroom systems to mobile devices and the cloud.
via Edutopia Classroom discussions have been a staple of teaching forever, beginning with Socrates. I have taught using discussions, been a student in discussions, and observed other teachers’ discussions thousands of times — at least.
via Edudemic If you’re rolling out iPads in the classroom, you need to lay down the law. As a connected educator, you need to come up with a set of guidelines, classroom iPad rules, as well as a way to manage all your new devices.
via TeachThought Good Morning. You All Have An F: Increasing Student Engagement Via An Additive Grading System In a way, the current education system is already set up like a game–just not a very well designed one.
Source Everyone’s on overload with reading material. Yet, we find time to watch one more movie. I tend to think this has to do with the kinds of neural activity both engender. But that’s another topic.
Yareah Magazine Pleckgate High School supporting 1200 iPad minis Yareah Magazine Meru Networks has announced that Blackburn-based Pleckgate High School is supporting the deployment of 1,200 iPad minis distributed to pupils in the school in one day...
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via Edutopia Play has earned some inaccurate baggage of connotations over the years. When we talk about playing in education or play time, many would push back that it is not appropriate to play in classroom, or that play is not good learning.