Education and Tech Tools
28.5K views | +5 today
Follow
Education and Tech Tools
Tools, ideas, and research about e-learning and teaching
Curated by Becky Roehrs
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Becky Roehrs
Scoop.it!

Minecraft: Education Edition Coming This Summer

Minecraft: Education Edition Coming This Summer | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

A version of Minecraft customized for the classroom will give educators new tools and options to tailor the boundless game world to lesson plans.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Becky Roehrs from iPads, MakerEd and More in Education
Scoop.it!

Redefining learning with iPads - Innovate My School

Redefining learning with iPads - Innovate My School | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
The fatal mistake schools make when deploying mobile technology is thinking that by purchasing the hardware, that’s the hard part done. In fact, the easiest step in a school’s iPad journey is buying the technology; the successful use of the technology is determined by what schools do after this.

Via John Evans
Becky Roehrs's insight:

The instructor uses the SAMR model and  provides examples of how he uses MineCraft PE app on iPad, app Panorama 360 Citiesprogram Airserver, and app Thinglink with students. 

more...
Kelly Sibley's curator insight, January 31, 2015 7:54 PM

Great articles. Requires you to sign for some resources.

Lois Grasso's comment, February 1, 2015 8:03 AM
omg...A great new resource from an inspirational practitioner, Lee Parkinson. Lee is redefining lessons using the iPad at the highest level of the SAMR model. I am going to follow him on Twitter.
Rescooped by Becky Roehrs from iGeneration - 21st Century Education (Pedagogy & Digital Innovation)
Scoop.it!

5 Free Educational Technology MOOCs for the New Year

5 Free Educational Technology MOOCs for the New Year | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
MOOCs, or Massively Open Online Courses are the next generation of online courses. Completely free, MOOCs are hosted by universities who guide learners through

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
Becky Roehrs's insight:

They look interesting, especially the Minecraft MOOC...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Becky Roehrs
Scoop.it!

Teaching in the Age of Minecraft: MinecraftEdu

Teaching in the Age of Minecraft:  MinecraftEdu | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Like many 11-year-olds in Texas, Ethan had to build a model of the Alamo as a school project.
Becky Roehrs's insight:

Excellent story-how MinecraftEdu got started-all from one teacher updating it so it would work well for his students and blogging about it..and now it's been sold to schools in 42 countries!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Becky Roehrs
Scoop.it!

Starting Jan 26: Free (MOOC) Courses for Teachers and Educators

Starting Jan 26: Free (MOOC) Courses for Teachers and Educators | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

There are lots of MOOC's (Massive Online Open Classes) available that are often free and easy to register for. They usually last 4-6 weeks, and you can contribute as little or as much as you want. 

Becky Roehrs's insight:

What are some of the Coursera and Canvas.net classes you can register for now?


more...
rodrick rajive lal's curator insight, January 28, 2015 4:11 AM

Thought this would benefit many of those who would like to enhance their skills through MOOCs.