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That Guy in the Library

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Reading and Teaching into the 21st Century

Great blog on educational technology and teaching strategies.

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107 Favorite iPad Apps for K-8

107 Favorite iPad Apps for K-8 | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Tablet computing and mobile devices promise to have a dramatic impact on education. A growing number of schools across the world are jumping on the digital bus and embracing  iPads (less often, o...
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TechChef4u for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation) and iPad on the iTunes App Store

Read reviews, get customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about TechChef4u on the App Store. Download TechChef4u and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Combining 21st Century Skills, Project Based Learning, and iPads

Combining 21st Century Skills, Project Based Learning, and iPads | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

http://felixj.me/21cpblipads

 

 

PDF of presentation from Mobile Learning Experience 2012 (http://mobile2012.org)

Presented by Felix Jacomino, Director of Technology at St. Stephen's Episcopal Day School, with Inge Wassmann

 

Description: “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move
with it, and join the dance.” -Alan Watts
Learn what one technology team experienced from initiation to implementation of iPads in a school in the heart of Coconut Grove, Florida.
“Computer teachers” have transformed into “technology integrators” and move from within the lab to the classroom, the campus, and beyond.
Integrators must understand the 4 C’s of 21st century skills and how project based teaching and learning supports it.
• What comes first? Teachers? Students? Devices? Professional
development?
• Obstacles to overcome
• Resistant teachers: “This is just a fad!”
• Hardware/Software logistics

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21st Century Learning and Tech Tools in the Primary Grades

21st Century Learning and Tech Tools in the Primary Grades | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

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PDF of presentation from Mobile Learning Experience 2012 (http://mobile2012.org)

 

Presented by Felix Jacomino, Director of Technology at St. Stephen's Episcopal Day School, with Mercy Gonzalez and Inge Wassmann

 

Description: This session will assist teachers in designing the 21st Century Elementary Classroom. The presenters will define what a 21st century classroom looks and feels like, including step by step instructions on specific classroom projects for student as young as kindergartners.
Motivate students, increase attendance (engagement?), differentiate instruction and see test scores soar!
This session will assist you design lessons that include all the critical features of a 21 century classroom. Lessons suggested will be project based, interdisciplinary, and present differentiated instruction as well as authentic, performance-based assessments.
• Meet the individual needs of your students
• Bring your classroom into the 21st century
• Surpass the standards
• Raise test scores
• Maintain meaningful, authentic curriculum!
This session is a must for Administrators, Elementary Teachers, Reading Specialists, Staff Developers, After School Programs Directors and anyone who wants to keep up with what is hot in education.

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Thanks for sharing this great presentation!
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Mobile Learning Tony Vincent & Felix Jacomino

Mobile Learning Tony Vincent & Felix Jacomino | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Educators App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson Yolanda Barker will be joined by Mobile Learning Guru Tony Vincent and Director of Technology and 1:1 iPad Integrator, Felix Jacomino.

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20 Twitter Hashtags Every Teacher Should Know About | Edudemic

20 Twitter Hashtags Every Teacher Should Know About | Edudemic | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Twitter chats are such a great way to stay connected and informed in your professional circle, and education is no exception. Through education chats, you can find out about new methods for teaching, tech resources, even jobs for teachers. Most chats are held weekly, and offer an opportunity to have a regularly scheduled conversation with like-minded educators.

 

Check out our collection to find a wealth of Twitter chats that are great for all kinds of educators.

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Learning in Hand #25: QR Codes

Learning in Hand #25: QR Codes | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Learning in Hand Podcast Episode #25: QR Codes is all about those two-dimensional bar codes that ...
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Delia Zepeda's comment, April 1, 2012 10:37 AM
Great QR code episode!
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Great QR code episode!
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Ten Sites Supporting Digital Classroom Collaboration In Project Based Learning

Ten Sites Supporting Digital Classroom Collaboration In Project Based Learning | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Welcome to the second in a series of PBL Mania Posts. For the next few weeks I am celebrating Project Based Learning by hosting a webinar at Edtech Leaders Online and giving a PBL session at the NI...
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5 things I have learned from students about education technology

5 things I have learned from students about education technology… | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Sometimes as I write about what I am teaching my students in the high school, it probably makes it seem as if that is a one-way street.  The truth of the matter is that it is often a two-way conve...
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iPad with Wes | iPad Training for Business Productivity

iPad with Wes | iPad Training for Business Productivity | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
iPad Training for Business Productivity with Wesley Fryer. Attend or host workshops specifically focused on business productivity applications and strategies.
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iPad a Solid Education Tool, Study Reports

iPad a Solid Education Tool, Study Reports | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
More and more schools are jumping on the digital bandwagon and adopting iPads for daily use in the classroom. Apple's education-related anno...
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What If School Was More Like Twitter?

What If School Was More Like Twitter? | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Every educator knows what their school is like, but few really understand what Twitter is like. The Twitter experience, like school, is different for everyone. One’s contribution to the effort in...
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Moving at the Speed of Creativity - iGeography by Jenny Ashby (Workflows for Learning with iPads)

Moving at the Speed of Creativity - iGeography by Jenny Ashby (Workflows for Learning with iPads) | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

This was a great session.  Jenny Ashby was delightful and she passed out some great Aussie cookies.


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10 Reasons Mobile 2012 Changed My Life

10 Reasons Mobile 2012 Changed My Life | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
So, technically it was Mobile 2011 that really changed my technology life, but 2012 was just a productive and amazing! :) Everyone should be blown away by something inspiring on a daily basis.
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5 Web 2.0 Image Editors | Mark Brumley

5 Web 2.0 Image Editors | Mark Brumley | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Excellent comparison and review of 5 web-based photo editing tools.

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1,000 Education Apps Organized By Subject & Price | Edudemic | Diigo

1000 Education App derlemesi http://t.co/UO9FcxHp...

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The future of education: Memorize or analyse? | ZDNet

The future of education: Memorize or analyse? | ZDNet | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Where do technology and teaching methods fit in a digital world?

 

...Considering this shift, more emphasis should be placed on analyzing the data at our fingertips, instead of simply remembering it. It is unlikely there will be a data blackout any time soon, so educators should train students in critical, analytical thinking and information processes instead of focusing on drilling facts and figures into memory.

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Why I Love Project Based Learning | Powerful Learning Practice

Why I Love Project Based Learning | Powerful Learning Practice | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

I love project-based learning. Why? Because my students do. Some of my favourite PBL adventures are the Biology 30 projects due at semester’s end. These aren’t the only projects we pursue throughout the semester; we also work on a number of digital creations. However, these tend to be the most intricate and hands-on.

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Why most teachers don’t know what they don’t know.

Why most teachers don’t know what they don’t know. | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Most professions have professional journals. Professional journals have long been the method by which innovations to professions have been introduced. Lengthy articles explaining the: who, what, wh...
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Over 25 Links Uncovering Project Based Learning Resources On The Web

Over 25 Links Uncovering Project Based Learning Resources On The Web | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Welcome to this first in a series of PBL Mania Posts. For the next few weeks I am celebrating Project Based Learning by hosting a webinar at Edtech Leaders Online, and by presenting a PBL session a...
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iPad Kindergarten Research Starts Turning up Results

iPad Kindergarten Research Starts Turning up Results | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Maine students showed modest gains in their literacy assessment scores through a combination of systemwide changes.
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Social media for teaching, learning, and researching

Social Media for learning, teaching and researching...

 

Social Media should be about making us think and act differently! :-)

 

e.g: in the past we copied copies of our handouts to students, not we upload them to the VLE kind of a thing - there is much more we can do with technology!


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