Janet Browning

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STEAM Art Lessons

from Tricia Fuglestad's elementary art room<p>Science*Technology* Engineering*Art*Math<p>This list of ART and technology rich STEAM lessons will continue …

Education Technology

iPads Reimagine Art Class

For nearly 17 years, I’ve been trying to find ways to integrate technology into my K–5 art room. It proved to be cumbersome, as my students lugged …

Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015

Each year Jane Hart does some serious crowd-sourcing. Earlier this week, she released her 9th annual Top 100 Tools for Learning. Each year Jane’s …

My first Cardboard experience

I jut received my Google Cardboard.I ordered the virtual reality viewer from among the choices recommended for my iPhone. (A downloadable kit allows …

Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites

20 Instructional Strategies that Engage the Brain<p>Apps/Websites to support the 20 Instructional Strategies<p>Writing<p>Notes, Google Docs, Evernote, …

Education Technology

Interactive presentations: a round-up

Sometimes it’s just hard to know.When you look at the faces around you, in your audience or your classroom, or increasingly, in remote spaces with …

appoLearning Collections: a new tool for curating apps and resources

I had breakfast with a colleague from the Graduate School of Education yesterday and our conversation kept returning to <i>how can classroom teachers</i> …

6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2015

While doing research for my upcoming e-book, The Teacher’s Guide to Tech, I have come across dozens of tools with pretty awesome potential for …

Professional Learning Opportunities and the Teachers They Create

Professional learning opportunities should not be treated as if they were a test that we're all cramming for with only minutes left to study. …

Pedagogy

Turn your classroom into a personalized learning environment

By now you’ve probably heard of personalized learning, which tailors instruction, expression of learning and assessment to each student’s unique …

Education Technology

Student Discovery Sets - For Teachers (Library of Congress)

Children's Lives at the Turn of the Twentieth Century<p>Children of a century past: How were their lives different from today's? How were they the same? …

ALA and ISTE: How Best to Plan, Learn, Network, Party, and Follow Up

The June countdown is here. The American Library Association (ALA) brings its annual event to San Francisco from June 25 to 30, and the International …

Six Top Sources for Free Images, Video, and Audio | Cool Tools

I’ve written about a number of video, audio, and collage creation tools, with WeVideo, Audacity, and PicMonkey topping some of my lists. However, it …

How to Create Custom QR Codes

Last night I wrote about Russel Tarr's QR Code Treasure Hunt Generator. That is one fun way to use QR codes in your classroom. Regina Schantz shared …

Flip your classroom with instructional screencasts

“Sometimes I wish I could record myself teaching in September, then play it back to students in March so they can remember all the things they …

Only2Clicks

Five Top Collaborative Research Tools | Cool Tools

The Internet is built for sharing knowledge, but students often research and write in isolation—and turn out papers that cite the same handful of …

edtech

What Are the Best Literary Apps Available Today? — @fuseeight A Fuse #8 Production

The question came to me and I admit I was a bit stumped at first. A colleague was looking for recommendations of the best literary apps for kids. Put …

Apps

Easy screencasting your iPad and iPhone (on the Mac side)

I learned a little trick for creating screencast videos from my iPad and I thought it might be useful for many of you who have a regular need to demo …

ReadWriteThink rocks: with free apps

If it’s been a while since you’ve returned to ReadWriteThink, I urge you to consider a visit today.The quality portal, rich with free resources and …

On searching your drive

Lately, finding stuff in my Drive has been a lot like finding stuff in my closets.Sure, I’ve created lots of folders to help me. But the problem now …

5 Social Media Must Knows for Every Teacher

Social media in the classroom reminds me of the saying, “If you can’t beat them, join them.” Instead of perceiving it as a distraction or a hindrance …

Placeit and a round-up of image mockup tools — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

I love playing around with images.<p>I use mock-ups for customized screensavers, posters, signs, presentation slides, for telling digital stories, for …

Search

The 25 Best Pinterest Boards in Educational Technology

Thanks to OnlineUniversities for this list of the Best Pinterest Boards in Educational Technology.<p>Blogs and Twitter aren’t the only social tools out …