OTR Links 11/05/2011

  • Schoology is an easy-to-use, easy-to-implement online learning, classroom management, and social networking platform that improves learning through better communication, collaboration, and increased access to curriculum and supplemental content.

    tags: lms school social networking Classroom Management

  • If I had thirty iPads in my class, what would I do with them? How would I use them to help my students learn better and help me teach better? Perhaps a better question is what would I do with them that I could not do with other tools that are available and cheaper? Certainly iPads are cheaper than computers, desktop or laptop, and they are more mobile.

    tags: iPad ipads edtech teaching technology apps education edchat

  • Educators are increasingly recognizing the impact of entertainment software and utilizing games as a teaching device in a growing number of classrooms and business settings. In doing so, they are embracing the cultural and technological shifts of the 21st century and expanding the use of a favorite leisure activity, computer and video games, into a critical and still-emerging educational resource.  More than just play, entertainment software is now being used to impart knowledge, develop life skills and reinforce positive habits in students of all ages.

    tags: education videogames gaming

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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