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What's PrimaryWall? › PrimaryWall - 1 views

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    web based sticky note tool
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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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PLAY! New Media Literacies - PLAY! Framework - 0 views

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    5 characteristics of participatory Learning. Meaningful play and experimentation
diane darrow

iPad in Education - 5 views

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    Ipad implementation plans, technical info for iPad users and schools. Tremendous resource
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7 Reasons to Learn Apple iBooks Author Now -- THE Journal - 1 views

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    iBooks author article
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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
diane darrow

Collaborize Classroom | Online Education Technology for Teachers and Students - 2 views

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    A free online collaborative classroom platform. Comes with lesson ideas and resources.
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Make Your Images Interactive - Thinglink - 0 views

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    insert link onto pictures posted on your blog. Wonder if it can be used in new apple/iPad books created by teachers for students. Click abe lincoln and go to site with hie biography etc..
diane darrow

Langwitches - Digital Portfolios - 0 views

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    digital portfolios wiki of resources
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Virtual Information Inquiry: Models - 0 views

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    "Many educators view information inquiry as the foundation of all "traditional content areas." Rather than focusing on individual skills, teachers prefer to use a problem-solving or inquiry-based approach to the process of working with information and creating communication. Others focus on a subset of skills and call these study or research skills."
diane darrow

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?")
diane darrow

Teachers with Apps - Because Not All Apps are Created Equal - 1 views

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    full of great app recommendations
diane darrow

iPaddiction: 8 Burning Questions About iPads in Class (Answered!) - 1 views

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    How has it (implementation of iPads) gone for you and the students?
diane darrow

Sample Blog Acceptable Use Policy - Bud the Teacher's Wiki - 1 views

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    acceptable use policy from BUdtheteacher
diane darrow

Computers in Education: A Brief History -- THE Journal - 0 views

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    "innovators in this field have created some of the most provocative and stimulating ideas in the history of education. What follows is a brief chronological history of some of the more interesting ideas and developments.

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diane darrow

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.
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

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators - Assessment Rubrics - Kathy Schrock's Guide for Ed... - 1 views

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    Rubric sites galore. A rubric for everything created by Kathy Shrock
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Free Resources and Downloads for Project Learning | Edutopia - 0 views

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    Free resources and downloads from edutopia for project based learning
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