For parents right now, the classroom may already seem fairly alien.
When an elementary school student shares their frustration with their Prezi presentation about apartheid, or laments the lameness of their PowerPoint animated transitions, parents know that the world has changed.
When a high school student makes a video accompanied by music and special effects, demonstrating how Ovid’s word choices reveal character, the change is undeniable.
There are tons of apps and online tools available that can turn you into a Twitter rockstar. But with so many choices, it can be tough to know which tool is the best one to use to meet your particular needs. I've been there and done that myself. I've poked around, searching for different metrics…
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 toto 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.
As a student the importance of planning a story before writing it was driven into my head. Then when I became a teacher, I drove that same message home to my students. Here are five free tools that students can use to plan and outline their stories.
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Tech and Learning has just posted a wonderful article concerning Internet Gaming. With school starting up, make sure you have your resources available to help that special student of yours make the grade. Read on, and check out the hotest sites available for online learners.
By James Walker. LinkedIn is home to untapped avenues. Introducing LinkedIn in class can make students more approachable, and cultivate an atmosphere that engages them side by side along with professional development.
Many marketers give credit to Seth Godin for how they think about marketing in the 21st century. Godin has written 17 bestselling books that have been translated into more than thirty languages. American Way Magazine calls him, “America’s Greatest Marketer,” and he writes what may be the most popular marketing blog [...]
When you’re talking about learning a language in the U.S., you’re generally talking about ESL which refers to “English as a second language” or the study or use of English by speakers with different native languages.