"OK…so let me clarify that title. I honestly think textbooks are on their way out…or at least I hope they are. Really it should read “Flipboard as core curation artifact for classrooms” but that wouldn’t have you here reading now would it. "
Get recommended app lists, webcasts and resources selected by Apple Distinguished Educators. Our recommended apps have been tested in a variety of different grade levels, instructional strategies and classroom settings. We are what we app!
Apps & resources categorized according to Bloom's digital taxonomy - very handy!
"Google Drive is one of the fundamental tools in our digital toolkits as teachers and educators. Whether you want to compose a document, create a presentation, design a sheet, or share a beautiful drawing you made, Google Drive provides you with the tools to do that on any device and anywhere you are with an internet connection "
Eliademy support teachers and students with free online classrooms that enable them to create, share and manage courses. Eliademy works for universities, colleges, coaches, trainers and their students.
Easy to use learning management system that allows teachers to quickly set up courses online.
"Today while I was browsing through my Twitter feeds I came across this fabulous Bloom's Taxonomy wheel of apps shared by Anthony. If you still recall, some previous versions of this wheel have already been featured here in Bloom's Taxonomy for Teachers section .
As you can see, the wheel outlines a wide variety of verbs and activities related to each thinking level of Blooms taxonomy coupled with iPad apps that go with it. These apps are supposed to help teachers and students better cultivate these different thinking levels in their use of iPad apps. And because the the visual is not hyperlinked, I went ahead and provided the links for each of these apps in the lists below. Enjoy"
Best free downloadable and web-based video conferencing tools for holding multi-party video calls
Increasingly, web conferencing tools needs to be part of every teacher's toolkit these days. If using one of the established pay-for tools like Adobe or WebEx isn't viable then it's worth checking some of these out.
This A-Z of Top eLearning Trends infographic is a fantastic resource for modern teachers. It covers concepts you should know when integrating technology into the classroom.
ExamTime.com is a new free online learning platform designed to transform learning into an 'active' process using proven tools & techniques - Mind Maps, Flashcards, Quizzes, Notes & more. Get started at www.examtime.com.
Mobile learning (also referred to as “mlearning”) is becoming a common occurrence in both educational and corporate sectors. With such a large portion of the population using smartphones and similar technology, creating mobile learning programs only makes sense.
However, it only makes sense if you can do it right!
While mobile learning program design is in many ways similar to traditional elearning implementations, there are certain factors that you will need to consider.
If you are new to the world of mlearning and what you will need to consider in a mlearning program, then you are in luck. The folks at Kineo have created a free PDF tutorial designed to help you create winning mobile learning for your organization.
What’s in it?
Part 2 ventures into strategies for implementing a mlearning program, and helps you decide if mlearning is indeed the correct way to go – includes some discussion around tools and technology.
The Web offers huge opportunities to improve any foreign language you’re learning, from news stories, blog posts, comments and all that content. So, find sites with your favourite topics and read them regularly. Phraseum will help you save and organize all useful sentences you come across while reading, in order to learn them later. You can organize your clips by tags (situation, meaning …) and personal categories (your projects, meetings …) You can also search for and re-save phrases that others have saved or discover phrases that match the topics of your interests in your Phrase feed.
Vocabulary builing tool with a web clipper that can be added to a browser for quick additions to a tagged phrasebook - looks like a very interesting use of browser technology that promotes learner autonomy