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David Wetzel

Project Based Learning Viewed Through a Digital Lens - 17 views

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    Often we search for meaningful ways to integrate digital technology in project based learning activities given to our students. We also would like our students to develop a thorough understanding of the concepts underlying the work - after all this is the purpose of the project. Giving students the opportunity to complete and present their project through a digital lens has one great advantage - student engagement. This in turn causes students to develop a more in depth understanding of concepts.
Jeff Johnson

Test Bench: Flash-based laptops - Times Online - 0 views

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    The Acer owes its speedy start in part to its Linux-based operating system, which is far more nimble than Windows. Of course, you won't have access to Windows-compatible software, but the custom-built Linux interface is friendly and you get a full set of office, media and internet applications on its 8GB solid-state drive.
Jeff Johnson

ePEARL - 0 views

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    ePEARL is a free, bilingual, web-based electronic portfolio software. based on sound research evidence, coupled with feedback from the field, ePEARL has been designed to encourage self-regulation in learners within student-centred curricula
Doe L

Project-Based Engineering for Kids - 33 views

  • This is a collection of project-based engineering lessons for kids. Project-based learning allows students to control the direction and pace of their learning. Activities that promote investigation, critical thinking, and hands-on subject matter are also central to project-based learning.
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    How to make something
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    TAG: Maker Movement
David Wetzel

How to Integrate Wolfram Alpha into Science and Math Classes - 8 views

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    What is Wolfram Alpha? It is a supercomputing brain. It provides calculates and provides comprehensive answers to most any science or math question. Unlike other search sources, you and your students can ask questions in plain language or various forms of abbreviated notation. Contrary to popular belief, Wolfram Alpha is not a search engine. Unlike popular search engines, which simply retrieve documents based on keyword searches, Wolfram computes answers based on known models of human knowledge. It provides answers which are complete with data and algorithms, representing real-world knowledge.
Jeff Johnson

10 Free Web-based Alternatives to Photoshop - 0 views

  • How about a simple photo-editor that’s quick, easy, and doesn’t cost a thousand dollars. Fortunately, there’re tons of web-based photos editors popping up. Most are crap, but some are promising. Check out these free web-based Photoshop alternatives
Tami Brass

Grant Robinson : Montage-a-google launcher - 0 views

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    Montage-a-google is a simple web-based app that uses Google's image search to generate a large gridded montage of images based on keywords (search terms) entered by the user. Not only an interesting way of browsing the net, it can also be used to create desktop pictures or even posters
my serendipities

Wolfram|Alpha - 0 views

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    You enter your question or calculation, and Wolfram|Alpha uses its built-in algorithms and growing collection of data to compute the answer. Based on a new kind of knowledge-Based computing
Cara Whitehead

Literature Based Word Lists | Articles - 10 views

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    Literature-based word lists for all grade levels (kindergarten through high school). http://bit.ly/9uMY66
Maggie Verster

Classroom Guide: Top Ten Tips for Assessing Project-Based Learning - 24 views

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    "This classroom guide is intended to inspire and expand your thinking about effective assessment for project-based learning. The tips are organized to follow the arc of a project. First comes planning, then the launch into active learning, and then a culminating presentation. Reflection is the final stage. Download this today and get started! "
David Wetzel

Stimulating Critical Thinking through a Technological Lens - 15 views

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    Stimulating critical thinking using technology has the potential to create more in depth understanding of science and math content by students when engaged in learning activities which integrate in-class and on-line technology resources. Technology tools support stimulation of both inquiry-based and critical thinking skills by engaging students in exploring, thinking, reading, writing, researching, inventing, problem-solving, and experiencing the world outside their classroom. This is accomplished through learning content through the lens of video to multimedia to the internet (Using Technology to Improve Student Achievement, NCREL, 2005).
Cathy Arreguin

CollegeBrain.net - Course Management Online - Home - 0 views

  • CollegeBrain.net is a free web-based Course Management Service (CMS)
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    free web-based CMS
Jeff Johnson

Mindomo - Web-Based mind mapping software - 1 views

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    Mindomo is a versatile Web-based mind mapping tool, delivering the capabilities of desktop mind mapping software in a Web browser - with no complex software to install or maintain. Create, edit mind maps, and share them with your colleagues or your friends.
Jeff Johnson

Preceden - The Easiest Way to Make a Timeline - 31 views

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    * Create a timeline for almost anything * Add multiple layers to keep events organized * Keep your timelines private or share them with others * Preceden is completely web-based and 100% free
David Wetzel

6 Tips and Tricks for Using Interactive White Boards - 19 views

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    Interactive whiteboards (IWB) allow science and math teachers to teach multi-sensory lessons, seamlessly jumping from one type of media to another. Interactive science or math lessons can easily integrate text, sound, video, and graphics based on the tactile nature of the IWB.
jodi tompkins

http://italc.sourceforge.net/ - 11 views

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    Open source classroom mgt software. Replaces programs like Vision6, LanSchool and NetSupport School. Intelligent Teaching and Learning with Computers, aka iTALC, gives teachers the tools they need to manage a computer-based classroom without the high license fees of commercial software. Key features include remote control, demo viewing, overview mode, workstation locking and VPN access for off-site students. Operating System: Windows, Linux
David Wetzel

6 Top Free Online Tools for Support Teaching and Learning - 18 views

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    The six top free online tools were selected from available web 2.0 tools for teaching and learning using presentations, blogging, and bookmarking online resources. There are many excellent online tools available in these three categories, making the selection difficult at best. However, the selection was made based on reviewing available online resources along with other contributions and feedback from teachers.
David Wetzel

Opening Minds in Science and Math with a New Set of Keys - 12 views

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    The use of web based technology is growing by leaps and bounds every day. These online tools are the new set of keys for opening your students' minds. The vast resources on the Internet are making the use traditional methods of teaching and learning obsolete in countless ways.
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