“Implementing iPads isn’t exactly a just-add-water proposition. While they’re wondrous little devices capable of enchanting learners for hours, to get the learning results you’re likely after will take planning, design, and reflection. It can help...”
Via Sam Gliksman, Jon Samuelson
“The other day Kathy Chin Leong published a review of what Google's chief social evangelist, Gopi Kallayil, calls Google’s Nine Principles of Innovation. I tweeted out the post (as did others) and ...”
Via Dr. Gordon Dahlby, Dennis T OConnor
ThingLink Channels provide users with the ability to organize images into embeddable interactive albums with the click of a button. Teachers and students have the flexibility to build Channels that are connected to learning goals and compliment classroom routines. Channels are a fantastic addition to ThingLink Teacher, with many opportunities for use for teaching and learning.
Via Susan Oxnevad
“ The first session of day two that I am attending is "Student Digital Portfolios: Redefining Assessment with iPads and Google Apps" by Holly Clark. You can view the slides from her presentation here...”
Via John Evans
"If you are looking for web tools to create video lessons or platforms to help you flip your classroom , the tools below are probably what you need. These are the tools I have already covered in separate posts here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. I invite you to check them out and share with your colleagues."
Via John Evans
“ A recent look at what Los Angeles is paying for students' iPads in its 1:1 program found that the cost far exceeds what other nearby districts are paying for programs offering iPads, Chromebooks or other laptops.”
Via Simon Vasey
Students take turns playing "war" using a deck of cards and a pencil to act as the fraction line. The pair of students must then decide who has the larger fraction based on the four cards played. The winner gets to keep all the cards.