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Teaching and learning in the 21st Century - meeting the challenges of digital learning and the iGeneration
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This scoop it profile by @Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) includes many useful blogs and articles that aim to teach in the 21st century. This includes learning with the use of technology. What he refers to as the 'iGeneration' includes many useful updates that can be used for both the students and teachers in the classroom. A few i came across that sparked my interest were a description on how to set up a blog with wordpress for teachers, this can be very useful to me as a student now and also in the future. I enjoy D'Amico's profile as he scoops quite interesting topics.
When curriculum resources are limitless due to the access we have to on-line materials, then the question we ask about those materials become more important. Values Education helps us all to ask the right questions! See some innovative whole school projects at:
Through alternative formative assessment, teachers can check for student understanding without falling back on the tedious or intimidating pop quiz.
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QR codes, an exciting medium for kids learning how to use mobile devices, are a natural tool for linking students to resources you want them to find.
Let's start with the big 12 for digital learning: 1. iNACOL Nov 4-7, 2014; Palm Springs, CA. This is the leading edge of blended and online learning, drawing an international audience of educators, policymakers, innovators, and everyone in-between.
Google is pushing Hangouts, its group video call service, into the enterprise space in a big way. Starting today, Google Apps for Business customers no longer need a Google+ account... Keep reading →
Open up Your Classroom to the World With Video Conferencing Many of us are familiar with the use of computers, iPads, Smart Boards, and other technological
Do you email links to yourself all the time, so you can open them up on another computer? When you’re signed in to Chrome, you can see the tabs you have open from other computers or mobile device
When typewriters were used to type essays there was a need for two spaces after the period. The font type was uniformly spaced so that the letter "i" took up the same amount of space as the ...
Preparing to share the training and tips with students, faculty, and staff will help them get the most out of campus technology in the fall.