As technology is quickly evolving, educators and administrators alike are trying to keep up with the new products and trends in blended learning. We reached out to 4 ed tech thought leaders to get their opinion and advice on some questions that are always on our mind. Here’s who we asked and what they had to say:
While there are more digital resources today that can complement and enhance lesson plans than ever before, teachers need guidance about how to use them within the unique context of their own classrooms....
For this week's Top Picks List Friday, we're featuring painting and drawing apps. More and more artists, from amateurs to pros, are recognizing the value in using tablets and phones to sketch, draw, and paint. These art apps -- our current favorites -- give students the freedom of gesture and...
Warning: True Confession of an Educator Ahead…I always find it quite confusing when educators tell me that students in their classroom are reading at a 7th grade reading level. What does that really mean?
The Bammy Award is a honor that recognizes individuals who work hard in the educational field on a daily basis. Anyone from parents, teachers to faculty and staff can be nominated to receive the award.
Jacomino was nominated because of his contributions to the field of education and for being a noteworthy example of a 21st century educator.
Felix Jacomino - Technology Integration Specialist
This post's title is not an encouragement to do so. It is what I caught myself doing as I read 60 mind-blowingly positive reviews about Miami Device. Yes, 59.67 of them are some of the most glowing and overwhelmingly affirmative statements I've ever read about a professional development experience. But there is that one-third of a comment that was bugging me.
The education world—and the edtech community—have plenty of conferences. At EdSurge, we love to attend them, write about them and share upcoming events on our site here. Now in consultation with other conference-trotting stars, we've pulled together a list of the leading 40 or so convenin
The Departments of Teaching and Learning, Instructional Technology, Library Media Services, and the Professional Development Council; are thrilled to announce our 2nd Little Apple Tech Fest for the district-wide professional development scheduled Monday, February 16th at 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at Manhattan High School West Campus. This event will include more than 80 topics spread throughout four 50-minute sessions. We will offer feature presentations from: Apple, Discovery Education, our keynote presenters, and a host of our very own Manhattan-Ogden educators.KEYNOTE SPEAKERSOpening Speaker: Dr. Wesley FryerClosing Speaker: Felix Jacomino
There are now tons of apps for iOS devices that integrate well with Google, and Google has release several official apps for the iPad. There is hope, Obi Wan, Google and Apple can play nice!
The infographic embedded below details the most useful Google apps for the iPad. These are the apps that I find most useful not only for teachers, but any Google user. Take a look, download, and explore the wonderful possibilities of using Google Apps on the iPad! The online, interactive version embedded below includes links directly to the app store! You can also download the image file below.
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