"Evernote is definitely one of the apps I use everyday. It helps me stay organized and scales up my productivity. However, the app has even more to offer when used with other partner apps. These apps are particularly useful in expanding Evernote functionality and in providing you with a richer and organized experience."
"Flowboard is a free iPad App that allows users to create presentations and digital stories on the iPad with a simple user interface design. Each screen uses simple touch gestures to create the presentation and then presentations can contain buttons, videos, and galleries to make a presentation interactive. Once a presentation is completed a Flowboard is shared by providing a URL that works on any browser or within the app. Once shared, the Presentation can be viewed online or offline. "
There are numerous options for recording a video of one’s computer screen but only a few that allow you to record your iPad's screen. Find out how the Disp Recorder app is providing new opportuinties on the iPad.
Upset by what they claimed was misinformation and misperceptions permeated by media coverage, Pearson made a botched attempt to launch a social media campaign (see the internal memo) to “demystify testing for parents.” Pearson employees spent the day censoring comments but as the 9 - 5ers left the office, parents and teachers came on duty to send a loud and clear message to Pearson: “We’re not mystified. We don’t want your tests.”
Most college library directors would order print books removed from the library if there was a robust and trustworthy way to provide access to electronic versions, according to a new studyreleased today by the nonprofit Ithaka S+R.
When students make a beeline for Google, these tips can improve their experience
There are many excellent research databases that school libraries subscribe to each year. Proquest, CQ Researcher, and ABC/CLIO are three that my district uses. Yet when given a research assignment, the first place students turn to is Google or another public search engine.
Supporting undergraduate education and teaching information literacy to students are chief priorities for academic libraries, trumping their traditional emphasis on collection-building and the preservation and discovery of research materials.
Are you looking for ways to use your iPad to improve your course design? Distance Education composed their top 3 iPad Apps for improving course design. Many online and blended courses are missing a key element: Student – Instructor interaction.
The communication of knowledge and ideas is intrinsic to the human condition. Our earliest ancestors had a rich oral tradition, through which they passed on what they knew about the world, often across great distances.
Online learning is changing the way schools work. From elementary to graduate school to continuing education, online tools are creating new horizons in distance learning and new tools to supplement in-person learning. But what does this mean for libraries? How can we enhance traditional library instruction with online tools? How do we create standards in the face of technology that is constantly changing?
"GOOD is a global community of, by, and for pragmatic idealists working towards individual and collective progress. They have created a great documentary on the views of key educators on what they think the future of learning is. There are some positive examples of using educational technology and how it can be a powerful pedagogical tool."
“Ed-tech isn’t a thing,” he says. It’s merely shorthand for something else.That could include (and I should note here that I don’t mean to put words into Bud’s mouth): research, reading, writing, collaboration, communication, creation, logic, standardization, compliance, hardware, software, money, policy, privacy, accountability, practice, theory.
hose of you who have been following the progress of iPad deployment in schools may remember Fraser Speirs’ iPad Project, which made headlines throughout 2011 as it was the first one-to-one iPad deployment to every people in a school.
National Louis University's Gail Bush, Ph.D., professor in the National College of Education, describes how teachers need to move from the 20th century cognitive authority toward the 21st century open model shifting from "answering the question" to...