marked for sharing
Follow
Find
1.8K views | +0 today
 
Scooped by Helena Capela
onto marked for sharing
Scoop.it!

How to Decide What Technology Fits in the Classroom

How to Decide What Technology Fits in the Classroom | marked for sharing | Scoop.it

The promise of technology in the pursuit of learning is vast -- and so are the profits. The Software & Information Industry Association valued the U.S. ed-tech market at$7.5 billion in 2010. With daily launches of new products promising to solve all manner of problems -- from managing classrooms to engaging bored students with interactive content to capturing and organizing data, to serving as a one-stop-shop for every necessary service, choosing from the dizzying number of products on the market can be confusing.

more...
No comment yet.

From around the web

marked for sharing
Education, ICT, Maths,OER
Curated by Helena Capela
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Helena Capela
Scoop.it!

6 Minecraft lesson ideas for your Common Core math class | eSchool News | eSchool News

6 Minecraft lesson ideas for your Common Core math class | eSchool News | eSchool News | marked for sharing | Scoop.it
When I taught third-grade math last year, I combined elements from the wildly popular sandbox game Minecraft to get kids to rethink math class.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helena Capela
Scoop.it!

Finding the simple patterns in a complex world

Finding the simple patterns in a complex world | marked for sharing | Scoop.it
An ANU mathematician has developed a new way to uncover simple patterns that might underlie apparently complex systems, such as clouds, cracks in materials or the movement of the stockmarket.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Helena Capela from Into the Driver's Seat
Scoop.it!

4 Ideas For Motivating Adolescent Male Readers ~ teachthought

4 Ideas For Motivating Adolescent Male Readers ~ teachthought | marked for sharing | Scoop.it

by Kenny Mckee

 

"It’s no secret that state and national assessments continue to indicate that boys lag behind girls in the area of reading.

"The gap tends to grow larger as students enter adolescence. It’s also no secret that many teenage boys dislike reading — in class or at home. Just ask a high school teacher…or a teenage boy. While it’s not true that all teenage boys dislike reading, there is a growing trend of many becoming unmotivated readers. Obviously, students who are resistant to reading are unlikely to get better at it. Here are four ideas for motivating adolescent male readers."


Via Jim Lerman
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helena Capela
Scoop.it!

32 Augmented Reality Apps for the Classroom

32 Augmented Reality Apps for the Classroom | marked for sharing | Scoop.it
Educational iPhone and iPad augmented reality apps for use with students in the classroom, such as Aurasama, Fetch! Lunch Rush, Word Lens, Layar, etc.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helena Capela
Scoop.it!

Astronauts Submerge a GoPro Inside a Floating Ball of Water On The ISS | IFLScience

Astronauts Submerge a GoPro Inside a Floating Ball of Water On The ISS | IFLScience | marked for sharing | Scoop.it
Curious about the behavior of water surface tension in microgravity, three astronauts aboard the International Space Station decided to stick a GoPro camera inside a floating ball of water. They also filmed the event using a 3D camera.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helena Capela
Scoop.it!

Free Technology for Teachers: PicMonkey + Thinglink = Interactive Collages

Free Technology for Teachers: PicMonkey + Thinglink = Interactive Collages | marked for sharing | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helena Capela
Scoop.it!

Modeling and Analyzing Mechanical Applications

Modeling and Analyzing Mechanical Applications | marked for sharing | Scoop.it
Modeling mechanical systems allows you to analyze designs in order to accelerate the time-to-market. View applications, videos, case studies, and more.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helena Capela
Scoop.it!

Community: The Ben Heck Show | Join Ben as he b... | element14

Community: The Ben Heck Show | Join Ben as he b... | element14 | marked for sharing | Scoop.it
Visit the 'The Ben Heck Show | Join Ben as he builds a host of amazing electronics creations' group on element14.com. Join Ben and his friends for weekly episodes as they build and mod a host of amazing community-inspired electronics creations.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helena Capela
Scoop.it!

Saving the banana | Science News for Students

Saving the banana | Science News for Students | marked for sharing | Scoop.it
A number of diseases threaten the world’s most popular fruit. Scientists are working to fight these blights. But if they don’t succeed, the sweet banana that’s a breakfast staple could disappear.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helena Capela
Scoop.it!

Free Technology for Teachers: Great Google Search Strategies Every Student Can Use - Infographic

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helena Capela
Scoop.it!

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: New Poster on How to Cite Digital Images

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: New Poster on How to Cite Digital Images | marked for sharing | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helena Capela
Scoop.it!

New nano-cages snag and hold gases | Science News for Students

New nano-cages snag and hold gases | Science News for Students | marked for sharing | Scoop.it
Molecular traps have been developed to snag and hold noble gases, such as krypton, xenon and radon. These atoms tend to resist arrest. But the new traps might grab onto polluting gases so that they can be recycled for later beneficial uses.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helena Capela
Scoop.it!

TED-Ed launches an interactive periodic table with a video for every element

In 1864, Dimitri Mendeleev published the first periodic table that organized all the known elements in the world. This tool was groundbreaking for many reasons--including the fact that Mendeleev pl...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helena Capela
Scoop.it!

A Great Free Tool for Formative Assessment ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Great Free Tool for Formative Assessment ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | marked for sharing | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helena Capela
Scoop.it!

Easy Way to Add Subtitles to Videos in Google Drive ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Easy Way to Add Subtitles to Videos in Google Drive ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | marked for sharing | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helena Capela
Scoop.it!

The Benefits of Students Teaching Students Through Online Video

The Benefits of Students Teaching Students Through Online Video | marked for sharing | Scoop.it
The best student video tutorial creators are sometimes made the kids who've struggled the most to understand.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helena Capela
Scoop.it!

Astronauts Submerge a GoPro Inside a Floating Ball of Water On The ISS | IFLScience

Astronauts Submerge a GoPro Inside a Floating Ball of Water On The ISS | IFLScience | marked for sharing | Scoop.it
Curious about the behavior of water surface tension in microgravity, three astronauts aboard the International Space Station decided to stick a GoPro camera inside a floating ball of water. They also filmed the event using a 3D camera.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helena Capela
Scoop.it!

How science saved the Eiffel Tower | Science News for Students

How science saved the Eiffel Tower | Science News for Students | marked for sharing | Scoop.it
The Eiffel Tower was an engineering masterpiece. But Parisians initially thought it too ugly to let stand for more than 20 years. So Eiffel made the tower a bastion of science.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helena Capela
Scoop.it!

5 Quick Ways To Start Using Video In The Classroom | Edudemic

5 Quick Ways To Start Using Video In The Classroom | Edudemic | marked for sharing | Scoop.it
Integrating video into our classrooms can be a great way not only to get students more engaged in the material you’re presenting to them, but to get them using technology, giving and getting feedback, and tapping all parts of their brain while they learn. Some Video Factoids You Should Know YouTube is the #2 search …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helena Capela
Scoop.it!

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 24 Questions to Enhance Students Reflective and Critical Thinking Skills

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 24 Questions to Enhance Students Reflective and Critical Thinking Skills | marked for sharing | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helena Capela
Scoop.it!

ViewPure / videos without clutter

ViewPure / videos without clutter | marked for sharing | Scoop.it
Watch YouTube videos without comments, ads, related videos, or any other distractions. It's great for teachers, parents, and organizations alike - or really, anybody.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helena Capela
Scoop.it!

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 5 Good Extensions to Enhance Your Google Drive Productivity

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 5 Good Extensions to Enhance Your Google Drive Productivity | marked for sharing | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.