Timeline: Classroom technology from papyrus to iPads – The Globe and Mail
Timeline: Classroom technology from papyrus to iPads
tags: timeline classroom technology papyrus ipads globe mail
Vote: Is technology a boon or burden in the classroom? – The Globe and Mail
As the world becomes increasingly digital, school boards are trying to negotiate technology’s role in the classroom. Some have embraced digital tools, enhancing their classrooms with Smartboards, cell phones and social media. Others have favoured tradition, claiming technology is a distraction and a nuisance. Where do Globe readers stand? Each dot on this graph represents one person’s response colour-coded by age group.
tags: vote technology classroom globe mail
BBC – Bitesize KS2 – maths – Money
The Legend of Dick and Dom – learning about money
tags: math maths interactive BBC
Getting teachers on board the iPad Express
Getting teachers on board the iPad Express
tags: iPads teaching iPad education technology iOS
With Media, Parents and Kids Learn More Together | MindShift
Most of what we read about kids and screen time revolves around whether or not it’s good for them. But one aspect of media use with kids that’s worth examining closer is how co-viewing affects their experience. Whether kids are watching TV, creating digital media, reading, searching, or playing video games with parents, siblings or friends, consuming media becomes a different kind of experience than when it’s done alone.
tags: parents media MediaLiteracy media_literacy
Interactive Flash co-ordinate grid – suitable for SMARTBoard
tags: math interactive coordinates graphing SmartBoard iwb coordinates1.swf coordinates1
After much research and internet searching, I’ve found several websites that correspond with each chapter of our Everyday Math Program, which will help the students to prepare and practice. If you come across any other websites that appear fun and helpful, please forward them to me so that I can add them!
tags: math interactive websites mathematics EDM Everydaymath time teaching
3D Function Graphics with HTML5
Create and visualize 3D functions
tags: function graphics html
Hieroglyphic Typewriter Egyptian Hieroglyphic Name Translator alphabet writer
Cool online hieroglyphic typewriter!
tags: typewriter egyptian alphabet
QR Code Generator. Make a QR Code. Create a QR Code. QR Code. Generate QR Code. QR Code Tracking. – Delivr
Create QR Codes with our QR Code Generator for URLs, Tweets, foursquare Check-ins, iPhone App Store Downloads, Android Market Downloads, Google Analytics Campaigns, Coremetrics Campaigns, and more. Download a QR Code in PNG, EPS, or SVG formats.
tags: qrcode generator QR tools mobile qrcodes barcode code
Teaching in the 21st Century: Create a Story with QR Codes
During my 8th grade advertising unit, I wanted to incorporate QR codes. Always trying to avoid a lecture, and also always trying to include hands-on application, I created the following lesson with the end product being a story using QR codes. Here is my story, with details on the lesson at the end of this post.
tags: teaching story qr codes codes
MOTAS – Mystery Of Time And Space Copyright © 2001-2012 Jan Albartus. All rights reserved.
MOTAS is an online graphic adventure game in which the adventurer has to solve riddles and puzzles, find and use objects, escape from locked rooms, find hidden passages and be a detective and examine everything to unlock the doors of the mystery of time and space.
tags: flash game web adventure puzzle fun
Why “Infographic Thinking” Is The Future, Not A Fad | Co.Design: business + innovation + design
Why “Infographic Thinking” Is The Future, Not A Fad
tags: infographic infographics thinking design future visualization information storytelling
tllg – home
Teaching and Language Learning through Gamification
tags: teaching gaming gamification
Increase in interest in game-based language learning and teaching | Digital Play
This week, the ‘Teaching and Language Learning through Gamification‘ TESOL EVO session comes to an end. It’s been an enjoyable 5 weeks, with some great live sessions from special guest speakers and lots of sharing of ideas and enthusiasm in the Moodle forums. The TLLG Moodle won’t be around for long, but the highlights of the course will be archived on a wiki,http://tllg.wikispaces.com , which we also hope will be a place that people can share links to lesson plans for online games they have used.
tags: language teaching
Want People to Return Your Emails? Avoid These Words [INFOGRAPHIC]
Next time you write an email subject line, think twice about the words you’re using.
Loading your message with words such as “confirm,” “join,” “press,” or “invite” is not a good idea if you want a response, says data from Baydin, the makers of email plugin Boomerang.
tags: infographic email marketing mashable
elearnspace › Openness: Why learners should know about, and influence, how decisions are made about their learning
Openness: Why learners should know about, and influence, how decisions are made about their learning
Earlier this week, I delivered a presentation to TEDxEdmonton on why openness and learning analytics are critical for rethinking the future of education. The theme of the event was on open source culture and whether the promises of open source have been oversold.
tags: openness analytics teaching
Online Learning and The Unlimited Possibilities | DadsRoutine.com
Online Learning and The Unlimited Possibilities
tags: online online learning learning possibilities com
How Technology Could Improve Personalized Learning | Edudemic
“Personalized learning, to me, is the process of contouring learning to the individuals that you’re dealing with, recognizing that we all have different strengths and weaknesses, different interests [and] different ways of learning.”
tags: technology personalized learning
Microsoft reportedly planning to open a retail store in Toronto by the end of 2012 | MobileSyrup.com
Microsoft is apparently planning to open a “Microsoft Store” in Toronto soon. New reports from The Verge have Microsoft entering our fine land for the first time, directly going to compete with Apple’s 22 retail locations. The store will be located somewhere in Toronto – could be in the Eaton Centre or Yorkdale Mall – with timing of a grand opening set to happen before the holiday period.
tags: microsoft planning retail store toronto com
Classic PC game by Bill Gates makes comeback on iPhone – GeekWire
It might be hard to believe nowadays, but there was a time when Bill Gates himself was writing the software at Microsoft, and one of his more masterful pieces of code was a game called DONKEY.BAS — a simple game, written in BASIC, that challenges the player to switch a car back and forth between lanes to avoid hitting a donkey.
tags: classic game bill gates iphone
inClass – The last school app you’ll ever need
Reinventing going to class
tags: ipad app notes iphone school inClass apps notetaking
Flip Books – LiveBinder
Complete Livebinder with resources for digital storytelling and Flip Books creation
tags: flip books livebinder
Online Converters for Documents – LiveBinder
Online Converters for Documents
tags: online converters documents livebinder