Educated
Follow
Find
6.8K views | +0 today
Rescooped by MSTA from iPads in Education
onto Educated
Scoop.it!

Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero: Top 50 Math Sites and Apps

Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero: Top 50 Math Sites and Apps | Educated | Scoop.it

"Throughout the last few years I've compiled quite a few lists of my favorite sites for a variety of subjects.  Over the last year and a half one might have noticed that my lists have started to change and instead of focusing on sites I've been focusing more on apps as "mobile learning" has really taken off.  It seems now a days a person can find an app for almost anything.  Specializing in Ed Tech I review sites/apps all the time and decided to start posting my favorites for different subjects.  Below are my favorites for Math."


Via John Evans
more...
No comment yet.
Educated
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by MSTA from iPads in Education Daily
Scoop.it!

TCEA

TCEA | Educated | Scoop.it

TCEA is the largest state organization devoted to the use of technology in education.


Via Jon Samuelson
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by MSTA from Geography Education
Scoop.it!

The Science behind Google Earth

The Science behind Google Earth | Educated | Scoop.it

"Google is using a new technology to automatically generate  3D buildings from 45-degree angle aerial photography made by overlapping passes of aircraft.  The aerial photos are combined to create 3D models."


Via Seth Dixon
more...
Courtney Barrowman's curator insight, April 15, 9:37 AM

unit one

Annenkov's curator insight, April 16, 12:46 AM

This technology of visualization I would name "3D landscape"

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, April 16, 8:40 PM

Tecnología para generar imágenes en 3D con Google Earth

Rescooped by MSTA from 21st Century Concepts- Educational Neuroscience
Scoop.it!

Kindness Is Something Students Learn By Feeling It

Kindness Is Something Students Learn By Feeling It | Educated | Scoop.it

“ Kindness Is Something Students Learn By Feeling It by Lisa Currie, Ripple Kindness Project Most people have heard the phrase ‘random acts of kindness’, which refers to a selfless act of giving resulting in the happiness...”


Via Dean J. Fusto, Tom Perran
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by MSTA from iPads in Education
Scoop.it!

10 Steps To A Successful School iPad Program

10 Steps To A Successful School iPad Program | Educated | Scoop.it

"

There’s simply no magic pill – whether it’s the laptop, smartboard, iPad or the next device that comes along in a year or two. Technology alone won’t ever have the capacity to improve education unless it’s woven into a holistic vision that meets the very real and urgent educational objectives that prepare our students for life outside and after school. Well-planned technology deployments can however have a transformative impact on learning.

 

Here’s a list of ten requirements for a successful iPad implementation in schools."


Via John Evans
more...
Chris Carter's curator insight, April 17, 2013 10:23 AM

It is not 12 steps, but it will do. At least you don't have to go around asking everyone you offended for forgiveness.

Rescooped by MSTA from iPads in Education
Scoop.it!

24 Useful Tricks for the iPhone And iPad Most People Don’t Know - Lifehack

24 Useful Tricks for the iPhone And iPad Most People Don’t Know - Lifehack | Educated | Scoop.it
This article introduces the top 24 useful tricks for the iPhone and iPad you may not even know about. Keep reading to find some helpful tips.

Via John Evans
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by MSTA from 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom
Scoop.it!

A Wonderful New Google Cheat Sheet to Improve Students Search Skills ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Wonderful New Google Cheat Sheet to Improve Students Search Skills ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educated | Scoop.it

Great resource to keep and share with your students to help them make the most of Google!


Via Tom Perran
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by MSTA from History and Social Studies Education
Scoop.it!

What medieval Europe did with its teenagers

What medieval Europe did with its teenagers | Educated | Scoop.it

"Today, there's often a perception that Asian children are given a hard time by their parents. But a few hundred years ago northern Europe took a particularly harsh line, sending children away to live and work in someone else's home. Not surprisingly, the children didn't always like it."


Via Seth Dixon
more...
Seth Dixon's curator insight, March 24, 11:10 AM

Just a reminder for students today that they live in a good time and place for educational opportunities and personal liberties.  

Arlis Groves's curator insight, March 26, 12:05 AM

Young folks today may be surprised to learn that, had they been born a few hundred years ago in Medieval Europe, they might well be working for another family through their teenaged years.

Rescooped by MSTA from 21st Century Concepts Math
Scoop.it!

Kleinspiration

Kleinspiration | Educated | Scoop.it

Via Tom Perran
more...
Tom Perran's curator insight, March 20, 9:44 PM

This program looks really good. Keeps track of students' progress and even recommends classmates that students can ask for help!

Rescooped by MSTA from Teaching with Tablets
Scoop.it!

Free Technology for Teachers: Free Collaborative Video Creation with iPads

Free Technology for Teachers: Free Collaborative Video Creation with iPads | Educated | Scoop.it

Via WebTeachers
more...
John Rudkin's curator insight, March 21, 10:18 AM

.....or contact me.  See http://www.Lancashire-regional.tv

Bridget Bengtson's curator insight, March 21, 11:05 AM

This is a fantastic tool for engaging anyone with picture or video for behavioral feedback, or for social stories and language development.  Very easy to operate and free.  Social stories for kids are a snap.

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, March 23, 12:16 PM

This is a guest post from Greg Kulowiec of EdTechTeacher.org, an advertiser on Free Technology for Teachers. 

Publishing student video that is created with iPads can be a challenging process, especially with younger students. Even schools that are Google Apps typically decide to turn off YouTube uploads to the student accounts. However, with the use of a handful of free applications, students can create video content on iPad, share their creation with a teacher, and then have the teacher upload to their YouTube channel or a class YouTube channel. 

Rescooped by MSTA from 21st Century Concepts- Educational Neuroscience
Scoop.it!

6 Targets To Teach The Way The Brain Learns

6 Targets To Teach The Way The Brain Learns | Educated | Scoop.it
6 Targets To Teach The Way The Brain Learns

Via Tom Perran
more...
Tom Perran's curator insight, March 18, 8:15 AM

Use research-based principles of neuroscience  to organize and present materials to maximize student learning.

Sharrock's curator insight, March 18, 9:10 AM

I get excited with research and the implications of research. I value evidence and application over theory and anecdotal information. Validity. The problem will always be in how the research is interpreted and translated/fitted from one setting (the lab) to the classroom (practical use). Neuroscience is relatively new. There is nothing wrong with testing these ideas for use in the classroom though. However, the "Usable classroom translations" are sometimes close in "proximity" to what we educators already believe (indicating perhaps a confirmation bias), or the translations are huge leaps from the research takeaway (the conclusion?). For example, the author references this: "Brain Target 4: Teaching for Mastery
Neuroscience behind it: In order for information to be retained it must make its way from short-term to long-term memory.
Usable classroom translation: Use the arts as a tool to enhance and reinforce learning goals (Rinne, Gregory, Yarmolinskaya, and Hardiman, 2011)".  This doesn't fit with my understanding of evidence. I need a few more connections between the "dots" of research conclusion with the implicated classroom practice.

sarah's curator insight, March 19, 4:45 AM

utile pour nos programmes et pour mieux connaître nos élèves.

Rescooped by MSTA from iGeneration - 21st Century Education
Scoop.it!

Add-ons for Google Docs and Sheets - template gallery

Add-ons for Google Docs and Sheets - template gallery | Educated | Scoop.it
Add-ons for Google Docs and Sheets is a fantastic new addition to Drive. See these Add-ons for Google Docs and sheets and how you can use them with students

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by MSTA from iPads in Education
Scoop.it!

24 Super Cool Free Science Apps - Class Tech Tips

24 Super Cool Free Science Apps - Class Tech Tips | Educated | Scoop.it
There are tons of awesome iPad apps and these 24 totally free games, tools, and resources are perfect for the science classroom.  Explore this list to see what works with your students! iPad Lab Ti...

Via John Evans
more...
Theophilus's curator insight, March 13, 5:22 AM

For those who do not have connection problems and who have access to iPads.

Jillian Harrington's curator insight, March 15, 9:40 PM

Rock identifer...how cool is that for some of the less prac based topic in science.

Rescooped by MSTA from iPads in Education Daily
Scoop.it!

iPad Apps and Resources for Teachers

iPad Apps and Resources for Teachers | Educated | Scoop.it
TCEA is a member-based organization devoted to the use of technology in education.

Via Jon Samuelson
more...
John McDermott Neill's curator insight, March 8, 6:22 AM

This site is new to me but looks worth viewing.

Rescooped by MSTA from iPads in Education
Scoop.it!

12 NASA Apps for Students to Learn about Space ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

12 NASA Apps for Students to Learn about Space ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educated | Scoop.it

"Last night while I was watching the total lunar eclipse " Blood Moon",  it dawned on me to compile a list of iPad apps that students can use to learn more about space. Of course there are no better apps to recommend  than NASA's. I have gone through all the apps NASA offers and picked out for you the ones below. Have a look and share with your colleages."


Via John Evans
more...
Reg Corney's curator insight, April 16, 6:01 PM

I have used these apps  before. Very  good

Rescooped by MSTA from Social Content Technology Curation by Newsdeck
Scoop.it!

A brief History of Social Media (1969-2012) [INFOGRAPHIC]

A brief History of Social Media (1969-2012) [INFOGRAPHIC] | Educated | Scoop.it

But here’s the thing: the history of social media actually goes back a lot further, and its roots can be found in blogging, Google, AOL, ICQ, the beginnings of the world wide web and, perhaps surprisingly, CompuServe. 


Via ZAP s.a.
more...
Javier Antonio Bellina's curator insight, April 15, 7:40 AM

Breve Historia de las Redes Sociales en una Infografía

David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 15, 8:22 AM

Shared via social media, naturally. ;)

Clay Bergen's curator insight, April 15, 2:04 PM

As I started using the Internet in 1990 I'm one of the early adopters! Ha!

Rescooped by MSTA from Social Media Classroom
Scoop.it!

Teach teachers how to create magic

Teach teachers how to create magic | Educated | Scoop.it
What do rap shows, barbershop banter and Sunday services have in common? As Christopher Emdin says, they all hold the secret magic to enthrall and teach at the same time — and it’s a skill we often don't teach to educators. The science advocate (and cofounder of Science Genius B.A.T.T.L.E.S. with the GZA of the Wu-Tang Clan) offers a vision to make the classroom come alive.

Via Seth Dixon
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by MSTA from 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom
Scoop.it!

Free Technology for Teachers: A Handful of Helpful Google Forms Tutorials for Teachers

Free Technology for Teachers: A Handful of Helpful Google Forms Tutorials for Teachers | Educated | Scoop.it

Via Tom Perran
more...
Tom Perran's curator insight, March 30, 7:15 AM

These will help you be more productive and efficient!

Rescooped by MSTA from 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom
Scoop.it!

How to Infuse Digital Literacy Throughout the Curriculum

How to Infuse Digital Literacy Throughout the Curriculum | Educated | Scoop.it
Schools are slow to address digital literacy when they see it as content to cover, not an everyday component of teaching. Jen Carey shows how to change that.

Via Tom Perran
more...
Tom Perran's curator insight, March 30, 8:30 PM

Rationale and resources for helping your students become critical consumers of online information.

Rescooped by MSTA from iGeneration - 21st Century Education
Scoop.it!

Thousands of new math resources from Khan Academy

Thousands of new math resources from Khan Academy | Educated | Scoop.it
Khan Academy unveiled a comprehensive set of free, interactive, online math exercises meant to support the new Common Core State Standards in grades K through 12.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by MSTA from Geography Education
Scoop.it!

Seeing Landmarks From Far Away Might Shatter Your Perception Of Them

Seeing Landmarks From Far Away Might Shatter Your Perception Of Them | Educated | Scoop.it
Wow. I guess it's true when they say not everything is as it appears...

Via Seth Dixon
more...
Linh Nguyen's comment, March 21, 11:42 AM
http://thietkenoithatbietthuecopark.com/thiet-ke-biet-thu-dep/ thiết kế nội thất biệt thự sang trọng, hiện đại
Maricarmen Husson's curator insight, March 28, 11:43 AM

LA PERCEPCIÓN A TRAVÉS DE LA DISTANCIA

Jessica Rieman's curator insight, April 2, 5:33 PM

By looking at these images it is apparent that heir is a clear distincition between how one may view the monument from upclose andd then when you take asep back you can really appreciate it by seeing others appreciate it as well. As an observer you can also identify the different persepectives by looking at it in a different light by either taking a step back or viewing it from a different vanage point. Knowing the history of the monument also helps with a background story in order for better appreciation of the monument and the History that goes along with it.

Rescooped by MSTA from 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom
Scoop.it!

How You Leak Your Privacy Every Day (and How to Stop)

How You Leak Your Privacy Every Day (and How to Stop) | Educated | Scoop.it
Thanks to the NSA, everyone all of a sudden cares about their privacy more than they used to. But most of us aren't doing a good job of locking it down. Here are just a few of the things we all tend to do that leak private information to friends, strangers, businesses, and ad companies.

Via Tom Perran
more...
Tom Perran's curator insight, March 21, 6:28 AM

Several obvious (and not so obvious) ways that teachers and students give away way too much info on the Internet.

Rescooped by MSTA from Decoding Dyslexia NC
Scoop.it!

Dyslexia, an educator's perspective - Missouri State Teachers Association

Dyslexia, an educator's perspective - Missouri State Teachers Association | Educated | Scoop.it

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from MSTA member Laura Naas. We’ve all had at least one of them.


Via Decoding Dyslexia NC
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by MSTA from iPads in Education
Scoop.it!

63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World - TeachThought

63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World - TeachThought | Educated | Scoop.it

"But in an increasingly connected and digital world, the things a student needs to know are indeed changing—fundamental human needs sometimes drastically redressed for an alien modern world. Just as salt allowed for the keeping of meats, the advent of antibiotics made deadly viruses and diseases simply inconvenient, and electricity completely altered when and where we slept and work and played, technology is again changing the kind of “stuff” a student needs to know."


Via John Evans
more...
Teri Thomas's curator insight, March 18, 12:04 PM

Using this as a guide helps me deliver infornmation more accurately to my students, while increasing their accessibility to the information.  A quick link on my course overview pages..

Javier Antonio Bellina's curator insight, March 18, 12:41 PM

Las 63 cosas que el estudiante debe saber en este Mundo Digital ... y que el Maestro debería poder enseñar.

Cynthia Duncalfe's curator insight, March 19, 10:22 PM

Some relevant insights here - worth the read.

Rescooped by MSTA from Geography Education
Scoop.it!

Teaching Kids about Global Poverty

Teaching Kids about Global Poverty | Educated | Scoop.it

"Living on One Dollar is a full-length documentary made by four college students who traveled to rural Guatemala to live on just a dollar a day. Upon their return, they created Living On One, a nonprofit to raise awareness and inspire action around global issues like hunger and poverty -- and started by publishing the Change Series of video shorts. I found it so compelling I've dedicated this whole film fest to it. Each episode not only succinctly frames an issue faced by people in the developing world and makes it personal, but also offers resource links to learn more -- and even better -- to do something about it."


Via Seth Dixon
more...
Character Minutes's curator insight, March 13, 1:24 PM

Several character traits could be empasized using theses videos. The wheels in my mind are turning!

 

Marianne Naughton's curator insight, March 13, 8:14 PM

Fundraiser event taught by kids

lyn chatfield's curator insight, March 17, 11:49 PM

The links

Rescooped by MSTA from MASSP News
Scoop.it!

Public Schools Need Nearly $200 Billion to Improve Facilities, Survey Finds

Public Schools Need Nearly $200 Billion to Improve Facilities, Survey Finds | Educated | Scoop.it
A national survey finds that more than half of the nation's public schools need major upgrades to bring their buildings to "good overall condition."

Via Missouri Secondary Principals
more...
No comment yet.