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A Media Specialist’s Guide to the Internet: Cell Phones as Teaching Tools: 26 Places You’ll Find Resources and Lesson Plans
Ever since cell phones became available to everyone, the issue of using them in the classroom has been debated. Some administrators have been wary of allowing them into the classroom, yet others like New Jersey principal Eric Shenenger have been very open to having them in his school. If you aren’t able to have cell phones in the classroom, why not assign homework, where kids can explore its other uses? Yes, Johnny, your phone does more than text……..
Apple Configurator Help
How to use Apple’s IOS configurator
Firefox add-on Collusion shows who’s tracking you online | Macworld
If you’re concerned about advertisers tracking you across the Web, Mozilla can now help you see exactly who’s following you online with a new experimental Firefox add-on called Collusion. The browser extension creates a real-time graph of all the tracking cookies being deposited on your browser as you move around the Web.
Always a Winner | doug – off the record
Always a Winner
It never fails that whenever I introduce Edison 4 to Ontario Educators that there are ooohs and aaahs at the keyboards as they manipulate the objects on the screen. Licensed by the Ministry of Education for use in all publically funded Ontario Schools, so many expectations in science, physics, electricity and electronics can be addressed by manipulating screen objects.
Ordering and Comparing Decimals with Mario and Sonic « Trails Optional
ORDERING AND COMPARING DECIMALS WITH MARIO AND SONIC
Grab the kids! There are Free Augmented Reality Dinosaurs on the iPad!!! | iGo With My iPad
There are many interesting (fun) things being done with Augmented Reality and iPads. Games come alive with 3D graphics rising out of the table with flying bits too. Moving around, the iPad screen shows the same scene from many different angles. To make the Augmented Reality world come alive, a printed graphic must be seen by the app on the iPad to reference.
DailyGood: 9 Essential Skills Kids Should Learn, by Leo Babauta
Kids in today’s school system are not being prepared well for tomorrow’s world.
As someone who went from the corporate world and then the government world to the ever-changing online world, I know how the world of yesterday is rapidly becoming irrelevant. I was trained in the newspaper industry, where we all believed we would be relevant forever — and I now believe will go the way of the horse and buggy.
Keep This Picture In Mind The Next Time You Try To Teach Tech To Someone | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…
Keep This Picture In Mind The Next Time You Try To Teach Tech To Someone
Eduora: A 22 year old attempts to revamp Learning Management Systems
In India, one doesn’t generally hear about kids starting to code while yet in Grade 6 and coming up with a product of their own in their early twenties. Decoding the complex web of Learning Management Systems used by large schools, colleges and universities, 22 year old Nagarjun Palavalli wants to simplify and facilitate education.”
Fuel the Brain – interactive maths and literacy games for your IWB | The Whiteboard Blog
Fuel the Brain is a great little site which has numerous games, interactives and printables to help enhance and practice basic skills in Maths, Science and Language Arts. Games are grouped by topic area to make it easier to find ones to suit your lesson objective. You can also search by grade. From the look of it, the site is suitable for years 1-3.
USAID | Infographic: Learning Squared
Investments in education create a multiplier effect that extends beyond the benefits of learning alone – with more education comes increased health, economic growth, civil societies and food security. USAID is committed to furthering the basic building blocks of education through a five-year education strategy.