Ebooks are all the rage these days, and your iPad is a perfect device for reading them. Textbooks, too, are becoming de riguer for many students in college and even high school, as educators, schools, and publishers find a greater demand for electronic instructional materials.
But studying from a book requires interacting with the text at a greater level than just reading it, of course, as students need to keep track of specific passages, or comment on them as they relate to their learning or lecture notes. Most eReading apps, like Nook and Kindle, have these features as well, but iBooks definitely has the most well designed, so let’s take a look at how to use it to study with your electronic books."
"This school year I've worked with a few school districts that are using Google Apps for Education for the first time. A lot of what I have done with those school districts is help to get the teachers acclimated to using Google Drive. When I sat down to plan an upcoming Google Drive training session I thought about some of the essential Google Drive skills that teachers need in addition to creating documents, presentations, and spreadsheets. Here are five essential Google Drive skills I think teachers need."
I believe Google drive is a fantastic tool for both learners and lectures....and its free!!!! however to further enhance the online learning experence also include google "hangout" within your tool kit. Simply brilliant! :-)
Amazon.com: The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture eBook: Jackie Gerstein: Kindle Store. Chapters are: What is the Flipped Classroom; Problems and Issues with the Flipped Classroom; The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture; How The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture Supports Universal Design for Learning; The Flipped Classroom in Higher Education; Mobile Learning and the Flipped Classroom; An Example Lesson; and The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture for Tinkering and Maker Education.
The FINANCIALDigital Technology and Education: A Mixed BagPatheos (blog)I wonder, is it possible for students – indeed, for students of all ages – to learn to use digital technology in a wise and disciplined way?
Students can develop transferrable knowledge and skills as they engage in learning experiences that require them to construct knowledge. In order to facilitate these types of deep learning experiences, an adjustment in traditional instructional practices is necessary.
5 Tips for Providing Effective Feedback to Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on digital divide information curated by Bonnie Bracey Sutton (5 Tips for Providing Effective Feedback to Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile...
"GoClass is a free iPad application for creating short lessons and delivering them to your students. The lessons can include annotated images, free hand sketches, text, and video. GoClass gives teachers tools for creating class rosters that they can use to keep track of which students are using the lessons when"..
Google is usually one of the first places students turn to when tasked with an assignment. Whether it’s for research, real-time results, or just a little digital exploration … it’s important they know how to properly Google. Lucky for teachers (and students, of course), Google has a handy set of lesson plans that are just waiting to be unleashed upon the leaders of tomorrow. (A very useful resource. Toni :-))