ThingLink icon sets are useful, visually appealing, and easy to create in a couple of clicks! I've been having fun during winter break engaging in constructive play and exploring creative ways to use them.
In yet another attempt to get at the enormous backlog I have of sites worth , I’ve recently begin a regular feature called “The Week In Web 2.0.” (you might also be interested in The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2013): 10 video...
"Just as students are no longer tethered to textbooks (in most formal education settings), apps that are strictly didactic–designed to promote academic proficiency and foundational fluency–are often the first that parents and teachers reach for when looking for something “constructive.” But the reality is, the 21st century is as much about finding, evaluating, managing, sharing, and curating information as it is reading texts, answering questions, and applying memorized formulas to neatly scaffolded problems.
"So, critical thinking and transfer over accuracy and recall.
In that context, what are often thought of as “productivity apps” are not only “educational,” but are often the real marrow of 21st century learning. Instapaper, Pocket, FlipBoard, Next!, iMockups, and Taskpaper are all as handy for project-based learning, mobile learning, and challenge-based learning as they are your average start-up CEO trying to juggle a thousand priorities."
Storyboard That is a cutting edge Web 2.0 tool for rapidly creating amazing storyboards, no art skills needed. Great for business meetings and in the classroom for students to express their creativity.
by Jennifer Smith 6 Of The Simplest Ways Teachers Can Embrace Technology Few of these technologies are groundbreaking, and you’ve likely heard of them all before, but listing them all in one post for inexperienced...
Pooja Sankar created the first prototype of Piazza in 2009. By February 2010, Piazza was used by approximately 600 Stanford students. In January 2011, Piazza opened to all institutions, reaching over 330 schools and tens of thousands of students by the summer of the same year.
While the service originally operated under the name 'Piazzza', in June 2011, the third 'z' was dropped from Piazza's name.
Flickr in education makes sense, because digital media in education makes sense. Based on our statistics, you’re probably a much bigger fan of pinterest than flickr, but at one point in the internet’s brief history,...
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