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Martin Burrett

E-safety policy for schools via @esafety_Kent - 0 views

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    "With technological advances moving spectacularly fast, it is difficult for schools to keep updated with e-safety policy, procedures and advice for their staff and pupils. Ensuring that everyone is informed through following policy directives can be time-consuming, and producing the documents can be equally laborious."
Martin Burrett

If Technology Fails, Use Basic Math Skills - Count Manually!! by @johnkaiser13 - 0 views

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    "Technology has inevitably been inserted to nearly all aspects of our lives today. First and foremost, the use of computerised cash registers have been around for a few decades now. Trying to remember cash registers which operated without a digital display might be nearly impossible. The generation which might be able to do so has been replaced with a new generation who depend on technology to a large degree. The dependence on new technology is starting to 'show signs' of the effect of converting from our analogue counterparts. Below is an example that I recently experienced the effect of technology in a transaction at a doughnut shop."
Vicki Davis

U.S. manufacturing producing more with fewer workers | Pew Research Center - 0 views

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    Fascinating fact that our manufacturing sector is producing more goods with less people, making it very efficient and strong. This would be an interesting way to teach older children about data and charts.
Vicki Davis

Control Alt Achieve: 5 Emoji Learning Activities with Google Docs - 0 views

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    You can use emojis with Google Docs!
Vicki Davis

MIT's Scratch Program Is Evolving For Greater, More Mobile Creativity | MindShift | KQE... - 1 views

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    The new version of scratch (3.0) is being designed to work on mobile devices and be more finger friendly. Love this handy tool and excited about the upgrades!
Vicki Davis

Pear Deck - 3 views

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    This cool edtech tool lets students load the presentation slides you're giving on their own devices. But even more, you can ask for student responses on individual slides and with prompts. I'm going to be using this for my presentations in the fall. Hat time James Sturtevant. Awesome!
Vicki Davis

Flipsnack: HTML5 Flip Book Maker Software - PDF to HTML5 Made Easy - 0 views

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    This handy tool lets you turn PDF's into cool flippable online magazines. You can create all kinds of student projects with this tool.
Vicki Davis

The Epic BYOD Toolbox | Edutopia - 0 views

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    I've updated my BYOD toolbox with some more of my favorite apps and tools for Edutopia. If you need some ideas, then, here you go!

    Epic BYOD Toolbox https://t.co/qMCCSRpWrJ by @coolcatteacher | @cw…
Vicki Davis

Control Alt Achieve: 11 Ways to Teach Math with Google Drawings - 0 views

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    Some neat ideas from Eric Curts on how to teach Math with Google Drawings. the post includes templates and examples. Wow.
Jonathan Tepper

Professional Development For Teachers | Edthena - 5 views

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    Edthena allows any type of camera to be used. It offers a good repository that allows teachers to look for growth within their own videos by comparison.
Martin Burrett

Digital Assistants by ICTmagic - 3 views

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    Exploring how to use assistants like Amazon Echo and Google Now in the classroom
Nik Peachey

7 ways you can use technology to engage with students – Resources for English Lan... - 5 views

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    So, if restricting access to these devices isn't the answer, how do we address their presence in the classroom and use these devices to engage rather than disengage students' attention? Here are a few suggestions…
Martin Burrett

Implementing Tablets in Schools - The 5 Golden Rules - YouTube - 0 views

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    2 minute video: 5 ways to make rolling out tablets in your school a success
Martin Burrett

Two Contrasting Views of Educational Technology by @nikpeachey - 2 views

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    I'd like to share a couple of videos with you that I have used recently in the courses I teach. I find these videos particularly interesting because they show such contrasting approaches to learning and in particular - for want of a better word - e-learning.
Martin Burrett

Using a backchannel by @nikpeachey - 3 views

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    In my first post in this series - Getting students' attention - I mentioned the use of backchannels. This post should give you more information about the use of backchannels within the classroom.

    If you are working in a classroom where your students have internet connected devices, either through wifi or their mobile phone, using a backchannel can have a transformative impact on the way you can use technology with your students...
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