The skeptical teacher often looks at Internet integration in his or her classroom as just another way for students to find information. The teacher wonders what is the purpose of another research tool that provides students with content that is often misunderstood or misrepresented in the student’s work. In fact, I have felt that way myself at times when I’ve had students complete research projects. But one of the greatest innovations in technology-infused education has…Continue
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Although there are many formatting glitches that often deter me from using Google Apps, I am confident that they can be used to make me a more efficient educator. Spending time this week exploring the apps has restored my enthusiasm for Google as an educational tool. Let’s explore some of the tools and how I’d like to incorporate them in my class.
It’s simple to add dates to the Google Calendar. I especially like how you can overlay calendars when trying to schedule meetings.…Continue
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"I call everyone 'Darling' because I can't remember their names."
-Zsa Zsa Gabor
A few years ago, my fledgling kid brother walked into his first class at Central Michigan University. It was in one of those stadium-sized lecture halls—you know the kind: a wall of vertical-sliding chalkboards and a battalion of green, first-year…
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This title is really the case study for a wider topic on Remote Apps.
For me this is one of the most exciting (tech) influences on mobile learning ... the interconnectivity between devices.
I have two folders on my iPad [Remote1 and Remote2] which are full of Apps that enable connectivity between the iPad and other devices ... and that connectivity can be both ways. See the two screen shots in the images below.…
Added by Shamblesguru (Chris Smith) on June 24, 2012 at 3:00am — No Comments
I'm a BIG evangelist for screencasting ... on all devices ... IMHO it's an essential skill to go into every teachers and learners digital toolbox.
On the iPad we are spoilt for choice, many are free ... if you are looking for a suggestion on where to start then download Educreation (free) ... it is similar to…Continue
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I have an iPad2 and a New iPad ... and a very happy nephew who has inherited my iPad1.
This Blog is designed to share the…
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Over the last few weeks, we ran a survey asking teachers to tell us about two or three of their favorite iPad apps that they use in an education-related context. Today we share the apps that were listed most often, and include some feedback from teachers regarding why they like them so much.
Come check out the complete listing …Continue
Added by Kelly Walsh on March 26, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
I'm a big fan of the use of puzzle apps in the classroom. I think that they can be great for stimulating higher level thinking skills and for encouraging creative thinking. I have a lot that I use on my iPod Touches at school.
One of the latest ones that I have used is SwipeTapTap. It is great for concentration and memory skills. It encourages fast thinking and attention to detail - all good classroom skills!
For a chance to win a copy of SwipeTapTap for your…Continue
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There’s no doubt that the iPad is an excellent device, and if you own this gadget, it makes sense to pick up the applications best suited to your lifestyle and profession. So if you’re a teacher, here are ten great iPad apps that you must try…Continue
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by Alix E. Peshette
Reposted from the Impetuous Geek
Say YouTube to most educators and IT folks and they will probably wince. Many school distrists block YouTube or only let teachers acess the site. However, amid the offensive flotsam and…
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