Here at Educon yesterday, I had the chance to learn a bit more about design thinking from David Jakes. David's central point was that schools and teachers often get stuck in a "Yeah, but..." mindset when thinking about change.
Screenshot/High Tech High The term "project-based learning" gets tossed around a lot in discussions about how to connect students to what they're learnin (What Project-Based Learning Is — and What It Isn’t
Should You Use Music in Your Classroom? Written by Allie 28 December 2012 No Comment. Should music be allowed in a classroom? ipod3. There's some debate on this question, as it can be a matter of personal preference.
A Quick Look At The History Of Education Technology. Wednesday ... the app in your classroom? Teachers who want to reach their students must continue to evolve their curriculum for the world now- not as it was five or ten or fifteen years ago.
'Sustainability education required for the future' Jerusalem Post The key to pushing sustainable development forward is making sustainability principles a staple of educational curricula and integrating them into social policies and cultural norms,...
Want to travel to another country and explore its culture(s) for FREE? Here is an opportunity for an amazing, and yet intensive, professional development program to help you globalize your classroom. This program includes a multi-week international fellowship. This program took me to Indonesia in 2012 and will be taking two friends/colleagues of mine (Julie Wakefield, in Nevada, and Kristi Brand-Neuroth, in Tennessee) on their fellowships sometime this year. Please, please, PLEASE apply. You'll love it!
"Sentence Builder from Abitalk is a series of iPad apps designed to help elementary school students learn to construct sentences. The app asks students to build sentences about the pictures that they see in the app."
[This] is a set of great tutorials on the use of iPad. [They] have [been] handpicked ... from several online blogs, websites, and e-magazines. These guides are detailed, to the point and will definitely help you handle your iPad in an effective way. They will also introduce you to some amazing secrets about your iPad that you might have never known before.... Enjoy
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