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The 4 Big Reasons You Should Try Mobile Learning | Edudemic - 0 views

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    Short and concise commentary on the benefits of mobile learning
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What's Your Ideal iPad Lesson? - iPads in Education - 2 views

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    Sam Gliksman's ning for teachers using iPads in the class. Full of ideas and opportunities to find people to answer questions.
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Love of Learning Blog: Using Popplet in the Math Classroom - 1 views

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    Popplet is an interactive bulletin board. Think bulletin board meets sticky note meets technology. Popplet is a combination between a sticky note, a bulletin board, and a multimedia library. Whatever you would write on a sticky note or tack on a bulletin board, you can put on a Popplet.
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iPaddiction - 1 views

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    A teacher in Wisconsin blogs about his or her? lessons and ideas using the iPad throughout the school year. Excellent ideas
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iPad As.... - 2 views

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    Over the past few months, iPads have exploded throughout schools and classrooms. Their flexibility, versatility, and mobility make them a phenomenal learning tool. In webinars and blog posts, we have talked about the iPad as....
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OITQueens - iPad Institute for Innovative Leaders - 1 views

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    Office of Educational Technology
    iPad Institute for Innovative Leaders
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ipadbackpack - home - 3 views

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    Chris O'Neal site for entry level iPad introduction inservice training
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Langwitches - iPad Workshop Activities - 0 views

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    hands-on workshop activities for professional development
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Bloom's Apps - 21nnovate - 0 views

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    Full spreadsheet of apps related to blooms taxonomy
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BalancEdTech - Apps Taskonomy - 1 views

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    professional development session outlines
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Doing Internet Research at the Elementary Level | Edutopia - 0 views

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    All classes begin with a discussion about what research is and why we do it and how we do it. Each grade will be using their research and applying it to a larger question or problem. For instance, rather than having my third regurgitate answers back to me about animals, they will use the information they find to answer the larger question. (i.e. "Your parents said you can have any pet you want. What will you need to keep the pet?")
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Rhe312: Writing in Digital Environments | Molly O'Hagan Hardy - 0 views

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    a brief exploration of the history of writing technology, we will immerse ourselves in digital environments, analyzing the role of gender, race, economics and other ideologies of power in creating the material forms and tools that allow us to communicate in the contemporary moment.
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Digital Text & the Common Core Standards | NWP Digital Is - 0 views

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    "The attached document attempts to highlight those areas by calling out six of the 32 anchor standards where these concepts are described and looking at how they progress over the K-12 grade span through the lens of 4 particular grade levels."
Janet Cerni

Education Week: Educators Evaluate Learning Benefits of iPad - 1 views

  • centerpiece of a social studies curriculum that blends online and face-to-face learning.
  • supplement
  • But such rapid adoption of a device with such a short history means that figuring out the best educational use can involve a lot of trial and erro
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  • “Is this the best use of our funds, or is it simply a tool to engage and motivate our students?”
  • “Of course, technology has that capability, but is that always the best angle?”
  • In September, Virginia announced the purchase of 350 iPads for 4th, 7th, and 9th graders in four counties to test the use of the device as a 1-to-1 computing tool in social studies classrooms.
  • th and 9th grade classes used gaming and assessment applications
  • Pearson
  • personalize reading assignments based on proficiency,
  • e-text feature
  • most teachers and students supported continuing the pilo
  • Pearson officials say their material would be more refined a second time around after learning their own lessons about designing content.
  • that can lead you to want to overload the presentation.”
  • Excluding the fad factor, experts say there are legitimate reasons for educational interest.
  • For this to work, really, next year, you need to have a team—one or two or three teachers—who will just sit down and go through this and put stuff on there that’s going to matter,” he says. “Trying to do it during the school year is just crazy.”
  • Teachers in the pilot also reported having to learn on the fly.
  • iPad to help highlight key vocabulary words
  • some apps to help students understand fractions and decimals
  • definitely a work in progress
  • The question may be whether the iPad is best suited as a 1-to-1 device or to be shared as part of a stable of digital classroom tools.
  • students can choose which device to use for an ongoing book-publishing project
  • students rotate between workstations
  • 34,000-student Irving Independent School District, where all high schools follow a 1-to-1 computing model, about 10 students and 20 administrators are testing an assortment of tablet-computing devices to see how they would meet their daily needs
  • administrators
  • tablets to access their calendars and email while on the run through campus, as well as how to use their touch-screen capabilities to check off rubrics for teacher evaluations like they would with an evaluation form.
  • RANDA Solutions,
diane darrow

Galileo Educational Network Association - 1 views

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    Inquiry is a dynamic process of being open to wonder and puzzlement and coming to know and understand the world. As such, it is a stance that pervades all aspects of life and is essential to the way in which knowledge is created. Inquiry is based on the belief that understanding is constructed in the process of people working and conversing together as they pose and solve the problems, make discoveries and rigorously testing the discoveries that arise in the course of shared activity.
Janet Cerni

Librarian Serves up 'Appy Hour': Iowa educator Kathy Kaldenberg hosts a get-together wi... - 1 views

  • November Appy Hour did serve up a taste of applications that enable note taking, formatting citations, and streaming news
  • want to filter them out to the departments and people who might make the best use of them.”
  • collection of more than 150 apps culled from Diigo lists, curation sites such as Scoop.it, and Twitter, via #edapps and other hashtags. Her own favorite apps include FlipBoard, EasyBib, and Evernote [all cited in SLJ's productivity apps feature by Linda W. Braun].
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  • She recommends apps in a start-of-school orientation and encourages their use in the library,
  • attaching QR codes to books so students can scan a summary before they check out the title.
  • ProLoquo2go, is being used with a select number of students on the autism spectrum, allowing them to click on pictures and build a sentence.
  • app creation tool Demibooks to make ebooks that serve the specialized reading needs of her students.
  • we have the obligation to try and provide equal access in the school,”
  • starting with teachers and administrators, who can then seed their classes with the tools best suited for the learning needs of students.
  • She also passed out a spreadsheet with information on select apps, including the platforms on which they run. T
  • Now Kaldenberg plans to hold an app session, this one for high school students to get them testing and sharing, too.
diane darrow

The Gamification and Socialization of Learning | Edudemic - 0 views

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    "Grockit is an upstart company founded by a former educator attempting to socialize and gamify test preparation for national standardized tests (e.g., ACT, GRE, AP, SAT). In "gamifying" this formerly sterile process, Grockit hopes to cash on not only the novelty, but the natural human instinct to connect. "
diane darrow

The Must-Have App Review Rubric | Edudemic - 2 views

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    edudemic app rubric. download free rucbric. great model
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What's Global about the Common Core Standards? | Asia Society - 0 views

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    In concert with clear expectations for reading, writing, speaking, listening, language and mathematics, the expectations outlined in the CCSS include the development of students' abilities to think critically, reason, communicate effectively, and solve problems that arise in everyday life, society, and the workplace.
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The New Media Consortium | Sparking innovation, learning and creativity. - 1 views

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    This site coNtains the Horizon Report, links to challenge based learning and tons of other stuff
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