Thing 15 is about why collaboration is important and how digital tools can support it. Students are using digital tools to collaborate within learning spaces. They are also using digital tools to make connections in relevant, real-world contexts. Teachers are teaching collaboratively in Innovative Learning Environments (more on this in our next post, Thing16). Collaboration vs Cooperation…
According to neuroscience and the Universal Design for Learning theory, there is no one right way to learn. Fortunately, the latest crop of tech tools offers a variety of ways for students of all learning styles and preferences to engage, receive information and express their learning.
Edutopia blogger Vicki Davis shares a wealth of apps and platforms that can facilitate teaching and maximize learning within a BYOD classroom and school environment. She counts 51, and these are just her favorites!
A list compiled from the google doc at #edcampcentralne of their Appy Hour. Also curated from the #nebedchat. A great list of apps. This is list #1 of 5. | Splashtop Whiteboard, ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard, Book Writer - eBook, PDF creator, Scribble Press, and Qrafter Pro - QR Code and Barcode Reader and Generator
Making something from scratch is a great skill to have. It requires confidence and imagination. For students who are into making new creations, these terrific apps and other digital products can help them develop their creative chops.
I'm surprised to find out how many educators are still not using Pinterest! So I've decided to put together this guide to help new users get started, and help more advanced users find great educational content. So why not
Susan Greenfield of Oxford University said technology was re-wiring brains, particularly for young people who were growing up knowing nothing else.
Baroness Greenfield gave a sold-out public lecture at the University of South Australia on Wednesday night, having previously worked in Adelaide as one of the South Australian Government's thinkers-in-residence.
"People like me, a baby-boomer, grew up with the television being the new luxury that came into our home," she told 891 ABC Adelaide.
ShareTweet If you want to become an expert at online searching, it’s time to understand how to ‘Google like a boss’ as the kids are saying these days. Google is a tough nut to crack if you’re trying to do some proper academic research. That’s why there are other Google tools like Scholar and Books. …
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