Making a Podcast With GarageBand for iPad | iPad.AppStorm
With GarageBand installed, an iPad is a powerful and portable tool for musicians. However, just like its desktop version, GarageBand for iPad can also be employed by non-musicians too, as I’ll highlight with a step by step guide to making a podcast on your iPad, complete with accompanying music.
The 6 Dumbest Things Schools Are Doing in the Name of Safety | Cracked.com
We don’t envy public school teachers and administrators. They have trying jobs, and nobody seems to give them enough credit. Maybe it’s no wonder that schools sometimes go a little crazy and traumatize students.
But sometimes, the craziest things schools do are done in the name of keeping kids safe, all logic be damned. Things like …
What Messages Do We Give Students with Our Classroom Library Design?
In the article Room for Beliefs: Linking Classroom Design and What We Value, Debbie Miller helps us think through the ways that our room design reflects the things we value about student learning. She provides three important questions to think about when we map out our classroom designs that we want others to be able to answer when they visit our rooms:
Websites offer tools for making an app without knowing code – USATODAY.com
Thousands of folks have found their way into the Apple and Google app stores with homemade apps that do everything from share contact information by bumping phones together to finding the best price for local gas.
How a Book is Made: From the Middle Ages to Today | Brain Pickings
I love books, their past and their future. Yet, while ubiquitous and commodified, books and how they come to be remains an enigma for most of us. No longer. From Discovery comes this 5-minute microdocumentary on how books are made
10 Different Ways To Use Twitter! | Bit Rebels
Twitter has evolved far beyond people updating their status messages with what they are doing. Twitter has even changed that question, “What is Happening?” When I started seriously tweeting, most of the time people were simply small talking with each other.
The Innovative Educator: Discover what your digital footprint says about you
Does your digital footprint convey the message you want? If you don’t know you should spend time figuring this out. In the 21st century our digital footprint conveys an important image and people should know what that is. Below are ideas that will enable you to explore and consider if your digital footprint conveys the message you want to share with the world. It will also give you ideas for activities you can do with your students so they can do the same.
Andy Losik – Keynote Address – Hamilton Day of Innovation 2011 (part 1)
From the Hamilton Day of Innovation, Andy Losik’s keynote address.
Andy Losik – Keynote Address – Hamilton Day of Innovation 2011 (part 1) – YouTube
Andy Losik kicks off the Hamilton (MI) Day of Innovation Conference with this keynote address about bringing great con tent to life and making school work for all kids. Learn more about Jerome Burg at googlelittrips.com. Explore what Dan Meyer offers math instruction at blog.mrmeyer.com.
Ten Tips for Classroom Management
As classrooms gear up for September, this would be a nice read.
Ten Tips for Classroom Management | Edutopia
Learn how to improve student engagement and build a positive climate for learning and discipline for grades K-12.