Set Students Free With Technology in SchoolsHuffington Post (blog)This could be part of a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiative, a small pilot with one motivated teacher in a school, or a full-scale district implementation of hardware.
The iPad Institute is organized in five clusters that correspond to the five days of direct instruction and hands-on practice aimed at accomplishing the objectives outlined below. To help accomplish all of this within the span of five days, participants will use iBooks to to work through the iPad Primer that includes video tutorials and links to the apps taught in the Institute.
Launching today, Reflection app for Windows delivers the same live AirPlay mirroring that OS X users have had access to for several months. If you are like me and have a bunch of PCs in your school district you should check this out. This is a great setup to share what is on your iPad on PC or Mac. You don't have to mess with apps or the Apple tv.
Education Week NewsRethinking Testing in the Age of the iPadEducation Week News"One of our primary goals was to be able to develop a system that would bring a lot of the data into one place," says Taylor Auger, a technology-integration teacher in ...
Julia Hum/Educreations One of the biggest, fastest shifts in ed tech the last couple years has been the evolution from the use of large interactive w
JP Hale's insight:
See how others are using the Educreations app in their classroom. It's certainly not as robust as having the tools and content such as Smartboard, Promethian, or Mimio but it can be a great alternative at a much lower price.
This is a brief video tutorial introducing the Class Dojo app for iPad. This is a simple app to help with classroom managment. It can be used as an app or online tool to keep track of classroom behaviors. Once you have recorded the information you can run simple reports and email parents as needed.
Q&A: Marc Prensky Talks About Learning in the 21st CenturyEducation Week News (blog)What we should be doing in classes, teachers and students together should be thinking about, 'If we had access to technology, access to a supercomputer, if we each...