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Jennifer Dorman

App Store - ClickerSchool Virtual Clicker - 17 views

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    ClickerSchool Virtual Clicker is an interactive response system used by instructors in classrooms or meetings for polling audiences with mobile devices. Enjoy a modern world experience by connecting using iPads, iPhones, and iPod Touches. This is your low-cost solution with no need to purchase and install software, response devices, and receivers - only an Internet connection!
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    Free one month trial.
Jennifer Dorman

Research dispels common ed-tech myths - 13 views

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    Contrary to popular opinion, newer teachers aren't any more likely to use technology in their lessons than veteran teachers, and a lack of access to technology does not appear to be the main reason why teachers do not use it. Which comes first? Do teachers use technology frequently because they are trying deliberately to foster 21st-century skills? Or are 21st-century skills necessary conditions, byproducts, or logical outcomes of frequent technology use?" Another finding that could surprise some people is that a lack of access to technology doesn't appear to be the main reason why teachers don't use technology in their instruction.
Fred Delventhal

OLogy - 22 views

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    OLogy, the Museum's Web site for kids ages seven through twelve, is based on the premise that "everyone wants to know something," and is designed as a place for kids to explore, ask questions, get answers, meet OLogists, play games, and see what
Amanda Kenuam

You Are What You Eat - Food Education - 0 views

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    "students, learning, future, food, education, schools, teaching"
Fred Delventhal

TeachingWithContests.com - 13 views

Jennifer Dorman

Real World Math Lessons - 1 views

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    Concept lessons will use Google Earth to present math topics, such as rates or scientific notation in unique ways. Project-Based Learning activities will include lessons that will require the collaborative efforts of students in pairs or groups. These lessons may be of a longer duration and require additional outsource materials. Measurement lessons will make extensive use of the ruler tool in Google Earth to accomplish problem solving activities. Exploratory lessons will follow non-traditional math topics such as fractals, topology, or modern geometry.
Jennifer Dorman

Welcome to PrimaryAccess - 0 views

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    PrimaryAccess is a web-based tool that offers teachers and students frictionless access to digital images and materials that enable them to construct compelling personal narratives.
Jennifer Dorman

Barsch Inventory - 0 views

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    The Barsch Inventory is a quick instrument which takes approximately 10-15 minutes to complete.
Jennifer Dorman

http://www.mywebspiration.com/index.php - 0 views

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    Whether working individually or collaboratively, Webspiration™ is the new online visual thinking tool that helps you: capture ideas organize information diagram processes create clear, concise written documents With integrated diagram and outline views you can think visually, structure your work effectively and express your ideas in the ways that communicate best.
Christine Southard

Tikatok - Imagine a Story. Create a Book. - 1 views

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    Tikatok™ is where kids channel their imagination into stories - and publish those stories into books for you to share and treasure with friends and family.
Jennifer Dorman

eSchoolNews - Report: Retool instruction, or U.S. will fail - 0 views

  • As the world continues to shift from an industrial economy to a service economy driven by information, knowledge, and innovation, cultivating 21st-century skills is vital to economic success
  • While the global economy has been changing, the United States has focused primarily on closing domestic achievement gaps and largely has ignored the growing necessity of graduating students capable of filling emerging job sectors
  • this goal has skirted the competitive demand for advanced skills
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  • businesses now require workers who can handle more responsibility and contribute more to productivity and innovation
  • "It has become apparent that there isn't a lack of employees who are technically proficient, but a lack of employees who can adequately communicate and collaborate, innovate, and think critically," said Ken Kay, P21 president.
  • "21st Century Skills, Education, and Competitiveness"
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    U.S. schools must teach 21st-century skills for the nation to be globally competitive, it says From eSchool News staff and wire service reports
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