Google Forms is one of the potent services Google provides for free for its users. Using Google Forms, you can very easily and without the need for any advanced technology knowledge create all kinds...
"If you have been allocated just one iPad for your classroom then you have very different issues to 1-to-1 classrooms as the iPad is not designed as a shared device. But don’t despair! There are apps for that!"
"Minds of Modern Mathematics is an excellent iPad app that takes users in a journey into the world of Math. This is basically an interactive timeline that tells the story of how Math and mathematicians have shaped the world we are living in now. The story spans a very long period of time almost 1000 years ago."
This was a big week at Apple as they released their newest mobile operating system, iOS 7. Aside from its aesthetically pleasing new look, educators are in for a real treat with the functional changes that have appeared as well.
Math Live is a neat mathematics website hosted by Learn Alberta. Math Live presents students with animated stories that teach mathematics lessons. In all there are twenty-three lessons for elementary school and middle school students.
"In recognition of the widespread use of iPad sin schools and general education, Apple recently released a new "Apps for Teachers" http://bit.ly/16HvwHx category in the App Store. You'll find them listed among a wide and extensive list of categories under the "Education Collection" banner."
There is a new digital divide on the horizon. It is not based around who has devices and who does not, but instead the new digital divide will be based around students who know how to effectively find and curate information and those who do not.
“Middle Schoolers are a special breed. They definitely need to learn productivity software like word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, but I've found it's better to give them big goals, gener...”
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Google Form is an amazing web tool and as I mentioned yesterday in " 5 Good Web Tools to Create Class Forms and Sheets", Google Form is the tool I use the most when creating forms and quizzes. There...
Dr. Judy Willis–resident neuroscientist at Edutopia and TeachThought–is a neurologist turned educator whose work (much of which can be found on her own blog, radteach.com) focuses on the brain–how it works, and how teachers can...
While we’ve witnessed many effective approaches to incorporating iPads successfully in the classroom, we’re struck by the common mistakes many schools are making with iPads, mistakes that are in some cases crippling the success of these initiatives.
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