Do you have habits? How about your students? I am sure you can think of a few habits you'd like to break. But are there a few you wish would develop? Although we can't make our students think, we can...
What is BigBlueButton ? BigBlueButton is an open source web conferencing system built on over fourteen open source components to create an integrated solution that runs on mac, unix, or PC computers. In the true sense of open source, we invite you to try out and participate in our project.
How to setup Using Ubuntu packages, we've made it easy to setup your own BigBlueButton server. More ...
For Developers We are developers, and we know how difficult it can be to understand other projects. If you want to contribute or extend BigBlueButton, we've created overviews, installation videos, tutorials, and we use a public issue tracking system, and source code repository. Got a question? Post to our discussion group and find out how fast the BigBlueButton community responds!
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Some parents in Richland School District Two concerned about the use of iPads in the classrooms. WACH-Fox got a few calls and emails from parents concerned their kids were using the iPads for more than just educational instruction.
Welcome to the second in a series of posts that will inform you of some amazing collaboration tools for your 21st century classroom. These tools promise ease of use, no student log in, and limited teacher set up, allowing for just in time use.
A community for educators interested in teaching with technology.
Moodle Meets are free, 5 day online professional development courses led by experienced educators. Moodle Meet topics focus on the resources and skills needed to use technology in the classroom as well as on the skills needed to teach and learn in a virtual environment. Course participants will receive a professional learning certificate.
MoodleMeets are hosted by LearnNow BC. To register for and attend a Moodle Meet you require a free LearnNowBC account. To log in or sign up for a new LearnNowBC account, visit the Professional Learning page on LearnNowBC.ca.
Integrating technology into the face-to-face classroom, often called blended learning, has many merits and challenges. This is an introductory class to a fully online 5-week Moodle workshop on how to integrate technology into face-to-face classes for blended learning for academic and business purposes using Moodle and WizIQ virtual class. Dr. Nellie Deutsch (Ed.D.), Dr. Indira Koneru (Ph.D), and Dr. Ramesh Sharma (Ph.D) will moderate the workshop.
Sometimes the hardest part is deciding what to put on your Moodle page. There is no wrong way to create a Moodle page. Your page should fit the needs of you, your students and parents. Below is a list to help you decide what to include on your page. Have fun creating with Moodle!
This is practical book is written for practitioners, by practitioners. It offers step-by-step instructions for building online instructional materials or improve existing materials (online courses, modules, activities, or supplementary materials for classroom-based courses). The book can help practitioners discover ways to make them more engaging and compelling, by adapting great ideas from others.
Some excellent educational content can be found on YouTube. However, many teachers cannot access YouTube in their classrooms. That is why I originally wrote what became one of the most popular posts to ever appear on Free Technology for Teachers, 30+ Alternatives to YouTube.
According to Cathy N. Davidson, a professor of interdisciplinary studies at Duke University, and the author of the new book "Now You See It: How Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn," much of the panic about children's shortened attention spans isn't just misguided, it's harmful. Younger generations, she argues, don't just think about technology more casually, they're actually wired to respond to it in a different manner than we are, and it's up to us -- and our education system -- to catch up to them.
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