Apple and Facebook Should Be Terrified Of Google-Tinted Glasses | TechCrunch
Google’s augmented reality eyewear is coming to disrupt your face and your business model. If you don’t even have to pull your phone out to take a photo, get directions, or message with friends, why would you need to buy the latest iPhone or spend so much time on Facebook?
21st-Century Learning Creates New Roles for Students — and Parents | Edutopia
How do you remember the classrooms where you spent your formative years? If you’re picturing a teacher writing on a chalkboard while kids sit in neat rows, it’s time for a refresher course. Not only is that chalkboard a relic from yesteryear, but so are many of the old-school approaches to teaching and learning. Even parents are taking on new roles in today’s changing classrooms.
A Parent’s Guide to 21st-Century Learning | Edutopia
A Parent’s Guide to 21st-Century Learning
Discover the tools and techniques today’s teachers and classrooms are using to prepare students for tomorrow — and how you can get involved.
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Siemens STEM – QR Codes in the STEM Classroom
A year ago I discovered the power of QR Codes in the classroom. A QR code is a “quick response” code that when scanned with a QR code reader installed on a mobile device, can take the person to a webpage, a text, a phone number or an SMS message. In a project in my Emerging Technologies class I teach, QR codes generated by my students connected the local community and global world to their student-created works
4 “Out of the Box” Learning Games Using an Interac… – WeAreTeachers
We think one of the best ways for students to learn is through hands-on opportunities. That’s why we love the possibilities offered by interactive projectors and whiteboards—the touch-and-drag, enlargement, and pointer capabilities have the feel of a cool video game or electronic toy. Here are some of our favorite “out of the box” ideas for learning games using an interactive whiteboard or projector
Personalized Feedback With ScreenChomp – Education Community Blog
Many of my most memorable moments as a teacher have come when I was able to work with my students individually. I always used those opportunities to build positive relationships, identify misconceptions, and help put a personal spin on what we were learning. In fact, one of the main reasons I became a teacher was because of my high school English teacher Mrs. Wilcox, and the personal attention she gave me and my classmates. Mrs. Wilcox had a gift for what Sarah Brown Wessling calls “writer talking to writer (and) . . . thinker talking to thinker.”
Apps: Students Tap Into Video for Physics Learning | Getting Smart
We experience concepts of physics daily. Whether we’re walking, playing sports, driving a car, the concepts are naturally occurring all around us. What if we could capture the movement around us to learn and evaluate basic physics so that we could then learn to identify it daily in our lives?