Reading Today Online New Digital Tools, New Matthew Effects: What Can Teachers Do? Reading Today Online None of this makes me or my colleagues think we should pull back on our integration of digital tools.
Kathy Benson's insight:
Students who have prior knowledge of digital tools accelerate faster in their application of those tools, thus broadening the gap between the haves and have nots. Create tech tool mentors to attempt to alleviate this issue.
Guest blogger Brian Sztabnik isolates four steps to becoming a better writer - Purpose, Organization, Evidence and Thesis (POET) - and, with this prewriting exercise, encourages his students to 'be POETs' before writing their essays.
Wonderfully succinct article addressing classroom change. Sending out to all of my teachers, gives affirmation to those who do have “messy” classrooms and maybe a gentle nudge to those who are stuck in 1982.
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This gadget would be a great way to share iPad best practices. It allows you to videotape a lesson with your iPad and share it. The camera swivels to follow the speaker (actually the remote). It also allows you to sync the video with your slides. They offer a month to month subscription for the cloud storage of videos, but the gadget only costs $299.
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