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Dan Brooks

From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning - 1 views

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    Blog about great ways to use cell phones as a tool for teaching and learning.
Dan Brooks

Amazon Kindle Book Loans Debut at 11,000 Libraries - Mobile and Wireless - News & Revie... - 2 views

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    I've downloaded kindle books from JCPL. The only catch is that these books are loaded through your Amazon account. Many public librarians consider this an invasion of privacy and are unhappy about it. Me? I'm just happy to be able to check out library ebooks to my kindle :-).
Dan Brooks

eChannelLine USA - Cloud computing elevating the role of IT: study - 1 views

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    Interesting data from survey about how Cloud Computing is changing IT.
Lynee Zajac Beck

Kathy Schrock's - Google Blooms Taxonomy - 1 views

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    Bloom's Taxonomy - using Google Tools.
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    The graphic below is a clickable image map. Simply click on the tool to visit it! 51 tools of Google grouped based on Blooms Taxonomy.
Dan Brooks

Did Somebody Say Gmail? - 1 views

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    Gmail info from Lifehacker - including "Labs" and more.
Kathy Mitchell

EasyBib adds iPhone app for today's modern researcher -- [Library Technology Guides] - 1 views

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    "EasyBib.com"
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    new iPhone tool from EasyBib
Dan Brooks

Siphoning the Fumes of Teen Culture: How to Co-opt Students' Favorite Social Media Tool... - 1 views

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     10 tips for using social media in the classroomTeachers should use social media in classroom lessons, and banning such tools will stifle learning and lead students to question teachers' relevance, university English professor Todd Finley writes in this blog post. Finley provides 10 guidelines for incorporating social media tools in the classroom. He offers several resources and suggests that teachers: create social media rules that are directive, but unrestricted; draw a distinction between academic and informal writing; and promote constructive online discussions. Edutopia.org/Todd Finley's blog 
Dan Brooks

The Cloud: Battle of the Tech Titans - BusinessWeek - 1 views

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    The world of tech is changing. This article focuses on the IT side of businesses, but schools need to pay attention, too. "disruptive innovation" is happening before our eyes.
Dan Brooks

Education Week: E-Learning Opens Doors for Gifted Students - 0 views

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    Jeffco has one of the most successful and nationally recognized online schools: Jeffco's 21st Century Virtual Academy.  This article highlights the benefits of online learning for certain students, especially GT.
Dan Brooks

Let Kids Rule the School - NYTimes.com - 0 views

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    OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR
    Let Kids Rule the School
    By SUSAN ENGEL
    Published: March 14, 2011
Dan Brooks

USD: SOLES: Centers & Institutes: Center for Education Policy and Law: Recent Studies: ... - 0 views

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    Resource from University of San Diego to help schools develop policies about student use of "Electronic Communication Devices." (including cell phones, laptops, tablets, etc) - both personal and school owned...
Dan Brooks

21 Things about 21 Things: Lessons Learned from Staff Development - 0 views

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    Session from ISTE 2010 with good ideas about delivering PD
Dan Brooks

Google Apps for Education: Webinars and Resource Center - 0 views

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    Look for the tool specific webinars for training purposes.  The "case studies" are interesting, but tend to be more about "why" you should go google.
Dan Brooks

College, Inc. | FRONTLINE | PBS - 0 views

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    Online colleges exposed!
Kathy Mitchell

projeqt \ how great stories are told - 0 views

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    A new digital storytelling tool.
Kathy Mitchell

Managing the Hype Cycle | Digital Tonto - 0 views

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    Interesting. Ebooks are sliding into the Trough of Disillusionment
Dan Brooks

12 Ways To Be More Search Savvy | MindShift - 0 views

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    "ways to be even more efficient, more search-savvy..."
Dan Brooks

Spicynodes : Home - 0 views

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    like inspiration or kidspiration online!
Dan Brooks

Jigsaw Planet - 0 views

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    take any image and turn it into a jigsaw puzzle.  Use a Wordle image?  Use on a SMART Board?
Dan Brooks

2011 Horizon Report | NMC - 0 views

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    The yearly Horizon Report documents key trends in technology that have an impact on education.  Last year, it highlighted Cloud-based computing and Collaborative environments as the most immediate trends.  This year it focuses on Electronic Books and Mobile Devices.
    good geeky reading!
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