“ For years, I kept hearing how awesome Evernote was: how it could store everything you possibly needed, make it available everywhere, and how scores of people couldn't live without it. I tried it multiple times, and never saw the appeal until now.”
How games can organize millions of people to accomplish great things (book ... PandoDaily (blog) Von Ahn told me he and his team had to work hard to gamify Duolingo, because at its core it's not a game.
"Below is an updated list of some powerful iPad apps for creating books that you can use with your students. I have only selected ten of what I think are the best and ideal apps for using with different age groups from kids up to adults.
Blended learning can be a great way to make use of whatever technology tools you do have, rather than needing specific technology that you don’t have. Blended learning doesn’t require you to have a 1:1 classroom, a certain number of iPads, or particular software, though you can put any and all of those things to use as you choose. Thus, blended learning covers a lot of ground – and in the process it helps to make learning more engaging, effective, and efficient.
In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning -- creating conditions where kids' natural talents can flourish.