June 2010 Blog Posts (50)

The advantage of technology

I believe that students today are smarter and faster than ever before. Students of todays age are preparing for jobs that have not even been created yet. The demand for students to be comfortable with all forms of researching and social networking is creating a generation that is more apt to self teach through use of a simulations and technology based resources. With the new wave of technology teachers are forced to meet the demand of the everyday discoveries that drive our students future.

Added by Lisa Trujillo on June 6, 2010 at 9:57pm — 1 Comment

Blogging For Fun (and Education)

This guest post by Alexis Montgomery discusses the many skills that students can develop by blogging.

Kids today inhabit a technological world that few of us could have imagined even a couple of decades ago. They practically live on the internet, spending untold hours on social networking, games, videos, and just plain surfing. But the internet can also be put to good use as a teaching tool. Not only are there plenty of educational sites that cater to children with…


Added by Kelly Walsh on June 6, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

3D Classroom - Lessons that Come to Life

10-year-old TIME For Kids Reporter Brennan LaBrie writes about his visit in April to an elementary school 3D Classroom in Dallas, Texas. Read Article…


Added by Jack Olmsted on June 5, 2010 at 4:00am — No Comments

A Hero Has Died, Let's Learn From His Life - John Wooden

This was originally posted on The Freshman Transition Network.
What an amazing man. What an amazing life. What an amazing example to our young people.

John Wooden, the legendary Wizard of Westwood, died today, June 4, 2010. He was born in 1910, and in his 99 years on earth he found his purpose, lived it to the fullest, and left a lasting…

Added by Scott Habeeb on June 4, 2010 at 9:22pm — No Comments


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social network, the first thing I want to share a little blog I've been

doing on the web 2.0 tools and their use in the classroom, which we…

Added by Gilberto Ruz on June 4, 2010 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Mobile Technology in the Classroom

As my profile update thing said, I am currently working on an assignment to write a policy document on the use of mobile technology in the classroom.

I will be posting it as an attachment (if I can figure out how) when it is finished, and anyone willing to give feedback, it would be much appreciated. I currently don't have any friends, and I'm not sure if people who aren't my friend can see my posts, but we'll just have to wait and see if anyone comments!

So, the…


Added by Eliza Taylor on June 2, 2010 at 7:25pm — No Comments

Five Web 2.0 apps for the classroom


Added by Jeremy Kaiser on June 2, 2010 at 12:29pm — 4 Comments

Fourth Grade International Bloggers | e-LearningToday TV

Click here to view the complete show notes (with links).

Added by Amanda Kenuam on June 2, 2010 at 8:59am — No Comments

Good: Hal Meeks' iPad Report

The iPad represents the shift from computer platform to computing appliance. There are many examples of this now, but the iPad represents the most blatant.

This week, join NCSU's Hal Meeks at AV-1 as he shares his first month with an iPad.…


Added by Joe Schuch on June 2, 2010 at 6:30am — No Comments

Emerging Education Technologies: Approaches To Staying Informed

How can you keep up with what’s coming down the Ed Tech road?

Last year, Brian Alexander wrote a great article in EDUCAUSE Review titled, “Apprehending the Future: Emerging Technologies, from Science Fiction to Campus Reality” [access the full article here: EDUCAUSE Review, Vol 44, No. 3 (June/July 2009): 12-29]. This week, I borrow heavily from this article, to provide a few…


Added by Kelly Walsh on June 1, 2010 at 5:00am — No Comments

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