What an intersting idea. Sorting apps by the thinking they encourage. It is worth reading more about the new Blooms taxononmy. I htink I agree with some of the newer research that is exploring the idea that thinking is not linear or hierachical.
Great app. Provides lots of scope and possibilties for providing differentiated learning engagements. Also great for pre-readers and writers. This site is worth checking out for the other reviews and suggestions it has, such as Visual notetaking, Narrated Slideshow/screencast.
As digital technologies become daily staples in both our personal and professional lives, there's been much discussion among educators and community leaders as to whether these devices and innovations could in some way be accountable for shifts in...
Carla Holmes's insight:
Worth a read if you a going to be thoughtful about the ethical issues in using ICT
"This school year I've worked with a few school districts that are using Google Apps for Education for the first time. A lot of what I have done with those school districts is help to get the teachers acclimated to using Google Drive. When I sat down to plan an upcoming Google Drive training session I thought about some of the essential Google Drive skills that teachers need in addition to creating documents, presentations, and spreadsheets. Here are five essential Google Drive skills I think teachers need."
This week is Infographics Week on The Learning Network because we know how important it is for students to be able to read and interpret visual representations of information - and because The New York Times consistently creates useful and elegant...
"Over the past few months I’ve been experimenting with guided math strategies in my classroom. One station in my classroom has been dubbed as the technology table. This table has been primarily used to differentiate instruction to improve students’ understanding of mathematical concepts. I’ve been using the tech table for the past few months with great success. There are five iPad apps that are used at this table. Unlike many math apps that offer only demo versions, I’ve found the below apps to be useful in the classroom."
V3.co.uk Make IT Better: CompTIA director warns "isolated" ICT teachers can cause poor ... V3.co.uk "So the subject of ICT begins to look tedious and unrelated to all the exciting things students are learning about in other subjects.
Look around at any restaurant or mall and it’s easy to see: adults are always connected to their mobile devices. But as this technology becomes even more ingrained in our lives, what can we expect for our children? Studies show that – used wisely – technology can be an important part of their everyday lives as well.
Check out the infographic below to see how mobile technology is integrated into the lives of even the youngest kids.
Last week, on the day before Thanksgiving vacation, several of my fifth-graders voluntarily stayed after school with me to work on a project for which they would receive no grade: producing calendars based on poems and illustrations they had...
"In today's post, we are highlighting some very useful iPad apps that can complete the work you do on your laptop and netbook. These presentation apps will allow you to take your presenting experience wherever you go."
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