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24 Great iPad Apps for Your Classroom

May 15, 2014<br>For those of you looking for educational apps to use with students in class, below is a selection I have curated specifically for you. …

15 Apps You Should Try with Your Students

April 2014, 2014,<br>In today's post I sharing with you a list of some of the best apps you should definitely try with your students. This list contains …

26 iPad Apps to Transform Your Teaching

June 29, 2014<br>Today I am bringing you a great find I learned through TechChef4U. This is a list of useful iPad apps to transform your teaching. The …

The Top 23 Educational iPad Apps Teachers Favour to Use in Schools

Educreations turns your iPad into a recordable whiteboard. Creating a great video tutorial is as simple as touching, tapping and talking. Explain a …

Ten Tips for Becoming a Connected Educator

1. Embrace Making Mistakes<p>I've been in so many meetings with educators who talk about the power of making mistakes. We all nod our head in agreement …

Teaching

KQED

By Ashley Williams, Youth Radio<p>What if your extracurricular activities weren’t just extra but a part of your academics too? New thinking on education …

A Web Series For Kids Aims To Be The “Elmo for Engineering”

Limor Fried created “Circuit Playground” in order to get young kids interested in hacking and making–REALLY young.<p>It’s hard to beat classic episodes of <i>Sesame Street</i> for timeless, near-universal educational appeal, but engineer and Adafruit Industries founder Limor Fried still saw an unmet need in …

Kids

Why Teaching Makes You Smarter

We tend to think of thinking as something super solitary–but as Annie Murphy Paul observes in the Brilliant Report, cognition is a two-way street.<p>How so?<p>“Students enlisted to tutor others,” Paul reports, “work harder to understand the material, recall it more accurately and apply it more …

Computer Science

Personal Learning Networks for Educators: 10 Tips - Getting Smart by Guest Author - EdTech

Shares 213<p>By Dr. Mark Wagner<p>I often begin my workshop on personal learning networks (PLN) for educators by asking these questions: Who is in your …

The Connected Learning Environment

Abstract<p><b>Connected learning environments</b> are changing education, student engagement, and college completion. While e-learning often connotes delivery …

What You Need to Be an Innovative Educator

If our data is correct, you're probably a teacher.<p>And if you're a teacher, you're probably interested in innovation in the classroom, so let's start …

Pedagogy

Keeping the Curriculum Context in Connected Classrooms

To say I’m pretty jazzed about the possibilities of my classroom learning by connecting with other classrooms and people would be a bit of an …

Reviewing the 4 Principles of Connected Learning

Leila Meyer, from <i>The Journal,</i> recently discussed four principles of connected learning in a thought-provoking blog post. She describes connected …

Beyond Learning-As-Usual: Connected Learning Among Open Learners

Open learning has emerged within the public imagination as a potentially disruptive force in higher education. It has attracted the attention of …

KQED

<b>By Jennifer Carey</b><p>One of the most intimidating aspects of infusing technology into curriculum is that educators often believe that they will have to …

5 Characteristics Connecting Montessori Ed & the Personalized Learning Movement - Getting Smart by Carri Schneider - DigLN, edreform

Shares 111<p><i>“Before elaborating any system of education, we must therefore create a favorable environment that will encourage the flowering of a</i> …

Tiki-Toki - Beautiful web-based timeline software

Free<p>Free account<p>Basic account that allows you to create a fully-functional timeline<p>Limited to one timeline<br>• Multiple timeline views<br>• Embed youtube and …

Best Math Learning Tools for Kids on iPad and Other Tablets

We started putting together <b>Best Learning Tools on iPad and other Tablet</b> series. Today we have <b>best math learning tools on iPad and other tablets</b>. …

30 Web 2.0 Tools in 60 Minutes

This is an episode of The Tech Educator Podcast that I co-host every Sunday at 6pm Central time. This week I was absent as I was participating in a …

World Wide Web

9 Excellent New Educational Web Tools for Teachers

This is a cool tool that students can use to create storybooks.The site provides empty templates for students to use when creating their stories. …

Six Alternatives to Book Reports

When I was a kid, I hated book reports. I hated filling out a form describing what I read. I wasn’t a fan of artsy crafty alternatives, like cereal …

Don't Miss These Google Resources and Lesson Plans for Teaching Digital Citizenship

September 25 , 2014 <br>Google Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum is a great resource from Google to help teachers educate their students on the …

All-In-One Learning Management System for Schools | Otus

<b>Data<br>Management</b><p>Import, view, and analyze classroom data so you can make better decisions.<p><b>Assessment<br>Management</b><p>Build and provide interactive assessments …

Learning

4 Key Characteristics of Effective Learners

Having these four characteristics will help you become an effective learner. You will be able not only to adapt, but also to thrive in a changing …

Have some Post-its at home? You have all you need to create some Math games f...

great ideas!! and kids loving using post its!<p>Jul 3, 2013<p>Love your ideas!!!!<p>Jul 3, 2013<p>Thanks ladies. We made books out of them when we were done. …