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My students and I had an “a-ha” moment the other day, in terms of digital citizenship and how we really need to think before we post images to the Internet. Or maybe even before we take the picture.
Do we have faux leaders reading articles about the importance of digital citizenship?
100 Best Video Sites For Educators - Showcasing the top 100 video sites for educators to use in their classrooms. Appropriate for a variety of subjects and age levels.
An extensive set of links regarding iPad implementations, the experiences of teachers and students with iPads in the classroom, scholarly articles, and reviews of iPad apps.
Amazing list of resources for the iPad
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Boy Scouts do it. Video games do it. Sometimes grades aren't enough. What's a teacher to do? Check out this handy guide to using badges in your classroom!
Leverage the power of storyboards to help students learn grammar correctly. (Want a good way to teach there/their/they're?
Creative way to reinforce a grammar lesson.
There are lots of great tools for the iPad and another to add to your list is the free Protractor app. Perfect for teaching different types of angles and a great preview for students before using t...
There are more than two dozen ways to flip the classroom thanks to this handy visual. They're brief but designed to get students learning everywhere.
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The voting 'eggs' in the suitcase, where each needed to be programmed, are obsolete. Students and teachers can use their web devices to quickly set up polls and other interactive feedback quickly and easily with web based options, of which this is one of the simplest. For iPad users, check out NearPod, Socrative, or Doceri, each with its own feature ist, to see which works best for you! It can be difficult to move from traditonal modes of presentation to building interaction into instruction, but I am trying to plan future PD courses using this type of technology. I would love feedback from teachers and professional development specialists about what works, pitfalls to look out for, and any other resources that you may suggest.
With thanks to Nic Peachey
This looks like a nice tool to collect your students' opinions. Thanks, Nick, for sharing.
CrunchU seeks to fill the "skills gap" for the tech and startup industry.
How to use storyboardthat.com http://www.screenr.com/SCi7.
Great example of using Storyboard That by our wonderful user base.
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So sad that academiPad isn't on that list :(
But still check it out :)
I've used many of these. They are very handy!
If you run a classroom, school, district, or country, you need to know how to properly integrate technology in education. This should help.
"School leaders often ask us: “How do I select the right content for my blended classroom?” To help answer this question, we’ve developed a “How-to Select Digital Content” info-graphic and guide."
This infographic provides great ideas on how to select contentn for blended classrooms. There are four recommended steps:
1. Define your needs.
2. Research to determine which tools will best meet those needs.
3. Explore the tools that you find or ask vendors to come in and/or demonstrate when possible.
4. Select the tools.
And before final choices are made share the information with faculty. To help with theresearch phase there is a rubric within the infographic.
If you just got a fabulous new device, why not consider giving back by donating to schools? Send that old device to a BYOD classroom near you.
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Agreed! Why does this not happen more!