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Sheri Alford

5 Eye-Opening Stats That Show The World Is Going Mobile - Forbes - 0 views

  • 1) Nearly half of all American kids want an iPad for Christmas.
  • 2) Global mobile traffic now represents roughly 13% of Internet traffic.
  • Nearly a third of all American adults own a tablet or e-reader.
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  • 4) There are 5 billion mobile phone users in the world, but only 1 billion smartphone users. 
  • Android is growing faster than anything.
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    This article contains stats that point to mobile technology (smartphones, tablets) as the digital future.
Sheri Alford

Professional Learning Communities: Communities of Continuous Inquiry and Improvement - ... - 0 views

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    "The literature on educational leadership and school change recognizes clearly the role and influence of the campus administrator (the principal, and sometimes an assistant principal) on whether or not change will occur in the school. It seems clear that transforming the school organization into a learning community can be done only with the leaders' sanction and active nurturing of the entire staff's development as a community. Thus, a look at the principal of a school whose staff is a professional learning community seems a good starting point for describing what these learning communities look like and how they operate. "
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    Attributes of Professional Learning Communities

    The literature on educational leadership and school change recognizes clearly the role and influence of the campus administrator (the principal, and sometimes an assistant principal) on whether or not change will occur in the school. It seems clear that transforming the school organization into a learning community can be done only with the leaders' sanction and active nurturing of the entire staff's development as a community. Thus, a look at the principal of a school whose staff is a professional learning community seems a good starting point for describing what these learning communities look like and how they operate.
Bruce Goodner

Free Technology for Teachers: Class DoJo - Easy and Fun Behavior Reports - 0 views

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    Class DoJo is a free online service for recording and generating data about your students' behaviors. To get started using Class DoJo you create class lists and select the behaviors that you want to track.
Lynette Breedlove

IANA - Root Zone Database - 2 views

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    list of internet country codes to help refine searches
Bruce Goodner

Greek Heroes in Popular Culture Through Time - 1 views

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    This collection of video animations and audio discussions examines how the heroes of Greek mythology have been represented in popular culture, from ancient times to the modern day.
Karen Justl

WhoIs Project: A Tool to Investigate Information Authority, Authenticity, Ownership and... - 4 views

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    Enter a url and the tool walks you through steps to validate. Take your notes about the site and print them out - if you want. Uses Wayback Machine, Links and more.
Alice Dunlap

Blooms Pyramid with Technology Overlay - 7 views

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    An interactive site which links the 2.0 tools we use with levels of Blooms.
Alice Dunlap

Web 2.0 Tools in Education - 10 views

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    This document summarizes for the novice about twenty Web 2.0 tools. It describes what each tool is, shares how to use it, and provides educational ideas for its use. From Blogs, Diigo, and Flickr to Ning, Wallwisher, and voice thread. The document is a guide and is easily searchable.
Sheri Alford

Sweet Search - 1 views

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    Every Web site in SweetSearch has been evaluated by our research experts
Sheri Alford

SBISD Student Stories - 1 views

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    All videos found at this site were created by SBISD students participating in the Target Tech in Texas grant. Browse the SBISD Student Stories Wiki for examples of student voice through video.
Sara Wilkie

PhET: Free online physics, chemistry, biology, earth science and math simulations - 6 views

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    Interactive Science Simulations
    Fun, interactive, research-based simpulations of physical phenomena from the PhET project at the University of Colorado.
Shelley Paul

25centsaday - home - 2 views

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    "Welcome to 25 Cents a day. This wiki is an organizer for school groups and others to connect with each other. We will be keeping a tally of the funds raised and watching all of us help others around the world."
Shelley Paul

whitmer - home - 1 views

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    Student-owned learning in social studies
Shelley Paul

Digitally Speaking / Social Bookmarking and Annotating - 3 views

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    "The driving force behind the Web 2.0 revolution is a spirit of intellectual philanthropy and collective intelligence that is made possible by new technologies for communication, collaboration and information management. One of the best examples of collective intelligence in action are the wide range of social bookmarking applications that have been embraced in recent years."
Shelley Paul

Digitally Speaking - Iron Scribing - 3 views

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    "Competitive" scribe posting
Shelley Paul

Connected Principals | Shared views on education from a group of passionate school admi... - 2 views

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    Great posts on 21st century leadership
Shelley Paul

Langwitches Blog | Archive | Digital Learning Farm - 3 views

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    "You are reading another post in the series "The Digital Learning Farm" based on Alan November's work of "The Digital Learning Farm", which he also outlines in his chapter of Heidi Hayes Jacobs' book "Curriculum 21"."
Richard Fanning

The LoTi Connection - 2 views

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    H.E.A.T. stands for Higher-order thinking, Engaged learning, Authentic Connections, and Technology use. The H.E.A.T. Framework measures the integration of these four factors in classroom instruction.
Julie Hummel

sbisd - 3 views

  • Welcome to the SBISD 11 Tools for the 21st Century Learner online professional development blog. The 11 Tools for the 21st Century Learner training is required as part of the 21st Century Learning Initiative. Currently this course is limited to campus groups and is by invitation-only.
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    "The course has been developed to help SBISD educators learn about technologies that will help transform classrooms into learning centers for the 21st century students that walk through your doors."
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