Carolyn Albury

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Re-evaluating Classroom Technology: The Changing Landscape Of Student Engagement

<b>Is Classroom Technology Changing The Landscape Of Student Engagement?</b><p>Technology is entangled with every part of our life. It dictates our way of …

Equipping students for life after school

Identifying and developing the knowledge, skills and attributes required for life and work is an ongoing challenge in school education.<p>In his latest</i> …

Teaching

Peyton’s Awesome Virtual Self, a robot that allows girl with cancer to attend school

NEW YORK — The robot has a little girl’s face, her soft voice. It comes to life on weekday mornings at Peyton Walton’s elementary school in Maryland, attending her classes as she works the controls from her room near a hospital here.<p>Peyton is 10, thin and blue-eyed, a girl who loves penguins and …

Google Classroom Essentials Infographic - Teacher Tech

Google Classroom Infographic<p>This Google Classroom essentials infographic shows some of the key items in Google Classroom. There is a lot more …

Computational thinking teaches kids coding, collaboration, and problem solving.

Diagrams of simple machines—a pulley, an inclined plane, a lever—appeared on the massive whiteboard of a school STEAM lab (science, technology, …

7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future

<b>Tomorrow’s Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b><i>(Ed note: This post has been updated from a 2013 post)</i>So we’re …

Shadowing Leadership for CPD by @TeacherToolkit | | @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>This is a blog about developing middle leaders to become future senior leaders.<p><b>Context:</b><p>I have previously written, that Hidden …

4 Tips for Having Students Take Notes in Google Docs - Teacher Tech

If you are having students take notes in a Google Doc, in particular if those notes require diagrams, consider providing the students with a Google …

Google Forms: Quick Start Guide - Teacher Tech

Quick guide to getting started with using Google Forms.<p>Please feel free to utilize this resource with students and teachers in trainings on Google …

TEACH READING STRATEGIES WITH POPPLET

Even though I wrote this post several years ago, we still use Popplet during reading to organize our thoughts as we read. We have also branched out …

Teaching

Our top-50 education apps: science and technology

Tue, Apr 14, 2015, 08:00<p><b>Green World Colouring</b><p>(iPad, free; coming soon to Android; developed by Strawberry Moose)<p>DIT graduate and Irish entrepreneur …

Apps

3 great Chrome extensions to help your students interact with text on websites

Mike is the lead trainer at Using Technology Better and loves to write on ways that technology can make your life better :)<p>Podcast: Download …

Google

Education tech funding soars -- but is it working in the classroom?

From iPads in kindergarten to virtual classrooms in high schools to online graduate degrees, technology has captured the American education system. …

How to Sync Gmail With Outlook - Google Apps For Education Tips & Tricks

Mike is the lead trainer at Using Technology Better and loves to write on ways that technology can make your life better :)<p>There are a number of …

Apps

How to Help Your Students Develop Data Literacy

Start with Curiosity<p>The idea for TuVaLabs emerged when Parikh was tutoring children in the slums of Delhi, India. "I was looking for tools to drive …

Teaching

Is social media creating a digitally dependent culture?

Unless you've taken a time machine back to the dark ages, you're well aware that social media is everywhere. The question many ask is whether social …

Australia ranked one in cyberbullying

Australia is ranked number one in the world for cyberbullying with children younger than 10 now at risk, new figures show.<p>IN A shock to parents, …

Internet Safety

Google argues UK privacy laws do not apply to it

Google is trying to avoid a potentially costly bill in the UK for allegedly breaching the privacy of iPhone users by arguing it is not subject to British laws.<p>The company is facing a landmark group legal action by Britons angry over the way it circumvented settings on the iPhone to track their web …

Facebook bug allows users to post on anyone's wall, even Zuckerberg's

By T3 Online<p>An information system expert claims to have discovered a Facebook bug allowing users to post on a private Facebook wall. After being …

Shorten urls, share files and track visits.

Why do I need a Hootsuite account to use Ow.ly?<p>Previously, Ow.ly was available to everyone. However, to increase security for our users, we’ve moved …

10 Specific Examples Of Emerging Educational Technologies

For over a decade, the New Media Consortium (NMC) has been charting the landscape of emerging technologies in teaching, learning, and creative …

Education Technology

22 Simple Examples Of Social Media In The Classroom

Social media in the classroom, while not perfect, has its benefits.<p>Though many teachers are (perhaps wisely) forbidden to “friend” students on …

Best 3D Printing Plugins for Sketchup

<i>Sketchup is a great tool for creating models for 3D printing. I recently built my own 3D printer and have been learning a lot about how to design</i> …