Geddit is a tool to help teachers and students interact in a seamless, natural way - in real time.
Jarrod Johnson's insight:
This is like have the 'worm' in your classroom and it tracks progress and understanding ofevery student in the room live, and gives the teacher feedback of what information or subject material they may need to review.
Teachers are often uneasy about students bringing their mobiles into class, but soon they may be handing out detentions to those who forget them. (RT @KLOVEnews: The next revolution in school tech may be bringing your own device, or BYOD.
10 Specific Ideas To Gamify Your Classroom by Mike Acedo In today’s classroom, educators are constantly required to mold their teaching methods to give students the best opportunity to succeed. It is not only imperative...
The iPad continues to give new ways for individuals and businesses to communicate and collaborate. A new crop of apps this year have continued to push the evolution of connecting with other employees and colleagues.
“ If you could make one change to improve science education in the United States, what would it be? Science Times asked that question of 19 Americans — scientists, educators, students — with a stake in the answer.”
Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Multitasking is a fact of our modern, connected life. However, research shows it makes us less effective, increases mistakes and stress, and costs the
Jarrod Johnson's insight:
I am guilty of so many of the things identified here. This year I plan on staying focussed on the task and ignoring emails and phone calls whilst trying to complete objectives. Apologies if it takes me longer to get back to your email, but now you know that it is because I am totally focussed on the work you wanted me to do.
-Present themes and observations using media elements captured in cell maps. -Set interactive tasks or games for students that require them to explain ideas through media or patterns. -Use the screen-casting feature to observe how students are progressing with their tasks. -Students can present their resulting cell maps using the flow video export feature.
Cell Storming can be a useful tool for e-Learning or distance learning scenarios, where teachers and students are separated.
“What would happen if social media were seen as a powerful tool rather than a threat to student learning? Schools and districts around the country are starting to put social media policies and guidel”
Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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