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15 Technologies That Were Supposed to Change Education Forever

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Every generation has its shiny new technology that's supposed to change education forever. In the 1920s it was radio books. In the 1930s it was television lectures.

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I can see great use for this in PD!

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Ron Leunissen's curator insight, January 17, 2014 11:27 AM

The future is history. 

 

After all these innovations have past, many teachers still use oral information transmission In class. 

Ness Crouch's curator insight, January 17, 2014 8:24 PM

What's new or what's old. This is an interesting article about what people thought was the future of education. :)

Renee Stewart's curator insight, January 20, 2014 3:40 AM

I wonder what future our students can envision?

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30 iPad Apps for Music Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

30 iPad Apps for Music Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | The mobile classroom | Scoop.it

"I just noticed that it has been a year since my last list of iPad apps for teaching music. Several new interesting music apps have seen the light since then and therefore I decided to create another more comprehensive list of some of the best iPad apps for teaching music to give music teachers more options to choose from."


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Susan Wegmann's curator insight, July 8, 2014 9:41 AM

Music in the Content areas also

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Apps for Literacy Support

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Advancing Independent Achievement through Technology
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Useful for academic support in literacy - reading support, writing and notetaking, organisational support, bibliography creation,

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27 Apps that have changed my Teaching and Learning Practice - Updated -

27 Apps that have changed my Teaching and Learning Practice - Updated - | The mobile classroom | Scoop.it
As I move in to a role where I will be working with other colleagues on a more formal basis when it comes to e-learning, I have been reflecting upon different Apps. I was thinking about SAMR and which Apps can have transformative learning linked to them, if used properly. The list started growing quite …
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There are many of the old favourites on this list and that appears to confirm that these are the apps one should consider having on the list.

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“50 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities” - teacherswithapps

“50 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities” - teacherswithapps | The mobile classroom | Scoop.it

" Whether you’re the parent of a child with a reading disability or an educator that works with learning disabled students on a daily basis, you’re undoubtedly always looking for new tools to help these bright young kids meet their potential and work through their disability. While there are numerous technologies out there that can help, perhaps one of the richest is the iPad, which offers dozens of applications designed to meet the needs of learning disabled kids and beginning readers alike. Here, we highlight just a few of the amazing apps out there that can help students with a reading disability improve their skills not only in reading, writing, and spelling, but also get a boost in confidence and learn to see school as a fun, engaging activity, not a struggle. Here are “50 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities:”

 


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This appears to be a useful list, not only for those with reading disabilities but for beginning readers, as well. 

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WEAC's curator insight, April 21, 2014 2:34 PM

If you work with students with learning disabilities, you will definitely want to browse through this list of helpful iPad apps.

Claudia Patricia Parra's curator insight, April 22, 2014 7:29 AM

Hagamos uso del clic derecho traducir , es muy  intresante

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In Response to "Redefinition"

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There have been a number of posts circulating over the past few weeks about Dr. Ruben Puentedura's SAMR model. I've been reading closely as I plan/hope/might incorporate it into my upcoming Leading...
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Interesting thoughts and counter-thoughts on the SAMR model. 

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A New Fantastic Bloom's Taxonomy Wheel for iPad Apps ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A New Fantastic Bloom's Taxonomy Wheel for iPad Apps ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | The mobile classroom | Scoop.it
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Building on the original wheel, this outlines verbs and activities related to the Bloom's thinking levels along with apps useful for each level.

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Why BYOD Makes Sense: Thinking Beyond a Standardized 1:1

Why BYOD Makes Sense: Thinking Beyond a Standardized 1:1 | The mobile classroom | Scoop.it
I was recently asked, "Why are you giving the teachers choice of a laptop? Why not just go all in with one device?" My answer, simply stated, is that homogenization of any tool is never a good idea i
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Pam Furney's curator insight, December 17, 2013 11:57 PM

An interesting insight, and another side to the debate of choice in BYOD versus school-specified device.

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TeachThought's 10 Most Popular Posts On iPad Integration

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TeachThought's 10 Most Popular Posts On iPad Integration
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Teaching and Learning with the iPad – a 3 Year Review

Teaching and Learning with the iPad – a 3 Year Review | The mobile classroom | Scoop.it
Part 1 - Lessons Learned from the Administrator’s Perspective In this excellent 3 part article series, Principal David Mahaley shares lessons learned from
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In a 3 part series, these articles are based on experiences with teacher issued iPads, class sets and 1:1 format over K-12.

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Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2013 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2013 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | The mobile classroom | Scoop.it
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Small but selective list of apps categorised under Books, STEM, Organistion and Management, Social Sciences, Content Creation.  Because these apps have been selected by ASLA, it is assumed that they have been well-tested and used in the classroom.

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Informative Guide on The Use of iPad in Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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5 Great Ways to Document Students Mobile Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Great Ways to Document Students Mobile Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | The mobile classroom | Scoop.it
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Blogging, video blogging, audio blogging, note taking - a little research will probably reveal many more innovative ways for teachers and students to document their work.

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6 Second Learning with Vine: 22+ Ideas & Resources : Teacher Reboot Camp

6 Second Learning with Vine: 22+ Ideas & Resources : Teacher Reboot Camp | The mobile classroom | Scoop.it
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Ideas for using 6 second videos in the classroom using Vine, the new(ish) social networking site.

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The Top 23 Educational iPad Apps Teachers Favour to Use in Schools ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Top 23 Educational iPad Apps Teachers Favour to Use in Schools ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | The mobile classroom | Scoop.it
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Another list, and again the old favourites crop up!

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Blooms, SAMR & the 3 C's - iSupport

Blooms, SAMR & the 3 C's - iSupport | The mobile classroom | Scoop.it
All the iPad apps you'll ever need. Aligned to Blooms Taxonomy and SAMR
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A useful checklist of possible apps aligned to Blooms, although I think there are overlaps between categories, and a few more to add.

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Kleinspiration: 7 Ways to Creatively Ask Questions in the Classroom Using iPads!

Kleinspiration: 7 Ways to Creatively Ask Questions in the Classroom Using iPads! | The mobile classroom | Scoop.it
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All about Answer Pad, the app.

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Twitter for Teachers » Connections Article

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How Twitter Can Take Your Teaching to the Next Level — from seven Milken Educators who have done it
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15 Technologies That Were Supposed to Change Education Forever

15 Technologies That Were Supposed to Change Education Forever | The mobile classroom | Scoop.it
Every generation has its shiny new technology that's supposed to change education forever. In the 1920s it was radio books. In the 1930s it was television lectures.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
Pam Furney's insight:

I can see great use for this in PD!

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Ron Leunissen's curator insight, January 17, 2014 11:27 AM

The future is history. 

 

After all these innovations have past, many teachers still use oral information transmission In class. 

Ness Crouch's curator insight, January 17, 2014 8:24 PM

What's new or what's old. This is an interesting article about what people thought was the future of education. :)

Renee Stewart's curator insight, January 20, 2014 3:40 AM

I wonder what future our students can envision?

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iSEQUENCES Autism App

iSEQUENCES Autism App | The mobile classroom | Scoop.it
The Planeta Imaginario Foundation has launched an enhanced version of iSEQUENCES. This educational app for children with Autism and Asperger's syndrome enables them to practice 100 different sequences about everyday situations.
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BYOD - Bring Your Own Device

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This seems incredibly limited in scope and reasoning.  More questions than answers?

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Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: Finally! Research-based proof that students use cell phones for LEARNING

Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: Finally! Research-based proof that students use cell phones for LEARNING | The mobile classroom | Scoop.it
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iPad Lessons

If you would like more iPad resources, visit my blog www.techchef4u.com, download the TechChef4u app, or find all things TechChef4u at www.techchef4u.com
Also check out the new TechChef4u FB!
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This collection is rather overwhelming, but may be useful for ideas.  It's yet another list ...

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File Sharing Tools I Recommend for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

File Sharing Tools I Recommend for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | The mobile classroom | Scoop.it
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Google Drive, Dropbox, but also some, unknown to me, for sharing large files.

Transfer Big FilesFile DropperLet's CrateWe TransferJust Beam It
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The Modern Taxonomy Wheel ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Modern Taxonomy Wheel ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | The mobile classroom | Scoop.it
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I feel it's a little dangerous to classify apps according to Blooms - many overlap and can be used in so many creative ways.

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