Digital citizenship is not so different from traditional citizenship. We still need to guide students to be kind, respectful and responsible. What’s new is teaching them how to apply these values to the realities of the digital age.
In the new version of OS X, Yosemite, AirDrop helps you quickly transfer files between your Mac and nearby Mac computers or iOS devices using Wi-Fi. The best part, especially in the school setting, is that your devices do not need to be on the same Wi-Fi network for AirDrop to work as they will create their own directly connected network to allow for file sharing.
This video walks through the implementation steps discussed in the Digital Learning Now! Smart Series white paper, Blended Learning Implementation Guide 2.0.... (Highly recommended to watch! (Blended Learning Implementation Guide - YouTube...
An interesting look at how to get started with the two most popular tools used in creating Augmented Reality experiences, Layar and Aurasma. AR allow students to extend and enhance the learning context. They work with both iOS and Android devices. Augmented Reality (AR) allows teachers and students to extend the physical world with a virtual overlay. Whether you have iPad, Android, or a smartphone, scanning a trigger in the physical world with an AR app allows a new layer of information to appear. This information could be a link to a web site, a video, …
Use ThingLink to instantly add video and text to images. Create unforgettable greetings, interactive travel photos, and capture best moments. Share images to your friends on Twitter or Facebook — and communicate in new ways.
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John O'Connor's insight:
Always got to consider games potential as teaching tools