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No, it's the iPad. I had an epiphany the other day when I read Scott McLeod's post on his Dangerously Irrelevant blog, Are BYOD programs simply an excuse not to fully invest in 1:1?
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Resources by Topic: Favorite Apps Best Practices Engaging Activities There are many resources from Edutopia and across the Web for middle school teachers who are integrating iPads in their cl
Strategies to get your technology-shy teachers to take a chance on new tools.
Ninguna herramienta Tecnológica es infalible y ante ello siempre hay que tener un plan B...calma y asumir que navegamos en aguas caóticas que nos implicarán flexibilidad!!!!
One thing that would be helpful is not to force digital technologies on good teachers. They need support and it can be provided by providing them with opportunities to plan their professional development. They other thing that is important is do not assume that resistance is being tech shy. I resisted, but am hardly tech shy. What I resisted was the external experts who thought they knew more about my teaching and students than I did.
The Best Google Drive Add Ons for Education will help you be more productive and add cool academic content into Google Drive. Revise better and more...
Google Drive - education add-ons
Great Add-ons that make your Google Drive more accessable and useable for educational purposes.
besonders interessant für gemeinschaftlich bearbeitete Dokumente ist das Track-Changes-Add-On, das Google Docs um die bekannte "Änderungen nachverfolgen"-Funktion aus Microsoft Word ergänzt
"Without a doubt my most popular posts have consistently been science websites. Below, I have combined all the science websites that I have shared so far and have added nine new ones. Whether you have been following my blog, or if this is your first time, I promise you will find many great resources for your students."
What an incredibly well-sourced collation of resources...follow this immediately! Thanks so much for sharing!
Must check a few of these out...
Over the past 4 years, the Educational Technology Debate had great conversations every month on the major issues in ICT4Edu. From the challenges of 1:1 computing, to the promise of Open Educational Resources, and the reality of MOOCs, we’ve been at the forefront of the major trends facing educators and technologists. We are now re-starting…
In my new role this year as a technology coach for the high school in which I work, I have found myself primarily involved in two separate but equally impo
Because your kids deserve the very best educational apps.
We invite you to read our latest SVC2UK White Paper, “The Future of E-ducation“, written in collaboration with Gold Mercury International, the Corporate Vision® Strategy Think Tank. The Paper draws on many of the case studies from SVC2UK 2013 and explores what the future is likely to look like for teachers and students.
One to add to your reading list. The report covers the main players in education and technology, providing case studies that explore the future of learning and teaching.
Buena selección de artículos sobre el futuro de la educación
Where is technology taking us in Higher Ed? Here's one vision, from the UK
There are quite a few apps you should know about. We went through and compiled dozens of the best apps for teachers who don't have time to do so themselves!
Push your students to explain their thinking and create their own digital portfolio items with these fantastic free apps! Tellagami for Story Telling Film Your Own Persuasive PSAs Student Created P...
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Interesting to note that multilingual skills also translate to higher math skills, too.
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Find education news, teaching strategies, lesson plans, activity ideas and more on the WeAreTeachers blog. Featuring posts by guest bloggers and teachers as well as WeAreTeachers editors.
(Critical Review) George Siemens’ (2005) article “Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age” has sparked both innovation and controversy (Anderson, 2009; Kop & Hill, 2008; Bell, 2001)...
Using Makey Makey to teach students about inquiry and the 4C's - communicate, collaborate, critical thinking and creativity.
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Thanks to reuvenwerber for sharing this post on his Jewish Education Around the World page. http://www.scoop.it/t/jewish-education-around-the-world/
This comes and a perfect time as my TnC356 preservice students from Sterling College are creating PSA videos and digital storytelling projects.
There are tons of awesome iPad apps and these 24 totally free games, tools, and resources are perfect for the science classroom. Explore this list to see what works with your students! iPad Lab Ti...
For those who do not have connection problems and who have access to iPads.
Rock identifer...how cool is that for some of the less prac based topic in science.
Some schools are building in time for students to work on passion projects -- an idea inspired by Google's 20% time.
I think this is workable. As a teacher, I asked students what they wanted to learn and worked with them to connect their ideas to the curricula.
If you use rubrics to grade student work you have to try ForAllRubrics! Once you set up your class list, this website allows users to import rubrics they've already made, or easily create new ones....
This looks like a great interactive way to grade rubrics....with flexibility. I really like that you can add comments.
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Just reviewed this - Great work Molly! Love the resources
A good primer for those of us wanting to get more out of Google's free tools.
Examples of Using Google Forms in education.
If you ask students what their favorite subject is, it’s a rare kid who will say grammar. If you ask teachers the same question, it’s also a rare teacher who will say that s/he enjoys teaching grammar more than any other subject.
"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 "
Very Useful tool that can really aid in effective teaching and learning activites when used appropriately.
A very helpful guide for an essential tool in providing virtual training. More on using Google for teaching purposes here: http://bitly.com/bundles/o_7g9dui3mug/d
"Google Drive is one of the fundamental tools in our digital toolkits as teachers and educators.
15 More Apps To Create Books On The iPad
I love Science and I've never seen any of these sites! Check them out now! - JE
For The Science class and Science little nerds!
A really great collection of useful links and activities for students of all ages.
You spend like half of your life on that thing. Time to figure out what it really does.
I think of myself as an iOS device power user and I still learned a few things from this article!
A Few Usefull Tricks you, iPhone or iPad User, Will Put to Good Use. Easy to remeber and perform.
The 'Guided Access' tip is fabulous for teachers of T-2 grades who want to keep the students from changing apps or deleting things!