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New classroom tablet programs are beginning and others are expanding. Here's a look at what's taking shape.
Specific examples of iPad use in schools.
Learning is becoming more mobile and easier for the average student. So what are the advantages and disadvantages of mobile learning? Is easier better?
Good overview of pros and cons.
My students absolutely love using those black and white boxes in their activities. It's beyond simple (and fun) to deploy QR codes in education.
Easy to use strategies for using QR codes.
Some easy to use strategies.
Five great websites collecting EdTech resources in one place, making it easy to sort, search and find the best cutting edge tools for the classroom.
Good EdTech sites.
Finding the best education technology tools is a time-consuming task. It may even be viewed as a chore (for some). Not with this fabulous list, though!
Some new ones in here for me.
Some I hadn't seen before.
If you run a classroom, school, district, or country, you need to know how to properly integrate technology in education. This should help.
Some important differences between using technology and integrating technoology.
MathBoard is just one of thousands of effective apps for the classroom. In the two years of being a principal of a school that has been using iPads on a 1:1
Some useful tips.
Let's say you start digital learning by encouraging students to use Animoto or just use a device in the classroom. Then what?
When you imagine a 'typical classroom' - what do you picture? If it's a boatload of laptops facing you with students hiding behind the screens, you're not far off.
I hope you enjoyed the the past three post involving creativity and the digital classroom. I welcome you to the fourth in this series of posts. I have some reflection, ideas, and some amazing reso...
I hope you enjoyed the past post and welcome you to a series of posts of series dedicated to Creativity in digital classroom. I have some reflection, ideas, and some amazing resources to share. ...
8 million iPads have been sold to educational establishments. This is a remarkable figure and illustrates how many 'decision makers' have chosen the iPad as a tool for learning. As we integrate the...
Crafting smart policies that outline privileges and restrictions will help keep schools on track for responsible yet dynamic use of student-owned tech tools.
Good overview of issues and tips for use.
It’s hard to predict exactly what technologies and trends will transform our lives. Few understood just how powerful the Internet would be, dism...
The biggest and most oft-heard criticism of the iPad usually revolves around it not behaving like a desktop PC or laptop. The people making this complaint are simply missing the point.
Looking at iPads and Apple in general. A convincing argument. I like kthe SAMR model.
The best way to drive student achievement is to meaningfully connect with students. The best way to do that is through technology.
Benefits of 1:1 here. Worth a look. We believe that relevant, personalized, collaborative, and connected learning experiences enhance student engagement, which in turn drives student achievement.
add your insight...
61 Educational Apps For The 21st Century Student
An interesting list.
Education must move with the times. What can be done to reach a technology-savvy generation that relies on media every free second of their time? BYOD-Bring Your Own Device, a trend that is catching on quickly.
via Mindshift With a new generation of teachers coming into the work force, there’s a discrepancy between what principals expect of teachers-in-training and what they’re actually learning in...
An interesting disconnect identified here. Well worth a read!
This is the last generation of students who will carry backpacks to school. For teachers and parents, the realization that education will look very diff
Figuring out how to use Apple's cheap but powerful tool has never been more important than right now. Here's how to use Apple TV in the classroom.
The first of a multi-part series exploring mobile learning, a look at what teaching practices are being used to integrate cell phones and other mobile devices into classrooms.
Hello from Sunny Florida and FETC! I hope you enjoyed the the past two post involving creativity and the digital classroom. I welcome you to the third in this series of posts. I have some reflect...
I hope you enjoyed the past post and welcome you to a series of posts dedicated to Creativity in digital classroom. I have some reflections, ideas, and some amazing resources to share. Please e...