I have learned more by using social media for professional purposes, professional development, than I have learned from most of my professional development trainings from the past years combined. W...
Een online (leer)omgeving is snel gestart. Een NING heb je zo in de lucht. Maar hoe richt je dit zo in dat het gaat werken? Dat gebruikers er de weg kunnen vinden? Dat ze zich uitgenodigd voelen tot netwerken, bijdragen, ...
Even though Keynote for iOS devices is the de facto presentation app, you can creative an efficient workflow using the desktop version of PowerPoint to efficiently display your slides on your iPad or iPhone (4 or 4S). Additionally, you can use your iOS device to project your presentation to a HD flat screen TV or large projection screen with a data projector.
"While I do believe that we need to alter the way we 'do' education, the removal of defects just isn’t a cure for a system that needs transformation versus repair or alteration. There are many barriers to education reform. I will give kudos to the champions who are trying to make a difference at the state and national levels, but the change (transformation) has to be systemic across local, state and national levels."
"There’s no denying that the influence of technology is everywhere in today’s classrooms. From the fifth grader using an iPad to the professor projecting digital renderings onto the screen, from the student working in a genome lab to the one getting a degree from onlinedegree.com, the broad reach and applicability of technology has forever altered the way we learn, instruct, explore, and think."
When you structure in asynchronous learning activities through the various guises of learning technology tools and carefully facilitate such activities the stages of Taylor's cycle are given the best chance of being rowed through by the learner. It's easy for learners to capsize in the first time they encourage the disorientation stage and they'll keep doing this every time they encounter it. Pretty soon they shy away from the mental states associated with the learning cycle.
Educators can easily create and curate an online Study Hall for the courses that they teach. Uploading discussion questions, class notes or homework couldn't be any faster or easier than with Study Hall. As a result, educators will be freed up to teach more and interact more with their students.
StoryBox - Parents' Choice GOLD award - is a top app magazine for kids aged 3 to 6 that combines fiction, facts and fun. Storybox on iPad is the direct adaptation of the popular StoryBox UK magazine by top publisher Bayard.
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