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3 Things My Kids LOVE About Their SMART Table

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Jacob''s Favorite Activities : Kindergarten iLearn with Animal Mechanics (gears): click here Bubble Phonics: click here Riley''s Favorite Activities : Grade 4 Symphony: click here Exploring the States: click here Do you have a SMART Table in your classroom? I couldn''t wait to try it out. Lucky for me, they agreed. After getting the SMART Table set up, I couldn''t get my kids off of it.

Pixel Press Floors

Technology Tidbits

Pixel Press Floors is one of the coolest new iOS apps (free) that I just found out about from the amazing blog, iLearn Technology. This app is perfect for educators looking to integrate Game Based Learning as it lets users create their video game simply by drawing it. The way this works is by printing out a glyph paper and then drawing on it using pre-defined (i.e. Below is a brief demo.

Monster Math

Technology Tidbits

For another detailed review check out iLearn Technology's blog. Monster Math is an excellent iOS app/game for learning basic Math skills (i.e. addition, multiplication, etc.). This is done through an engaging and fun game, as a student helps Maxx solve Math problems to find his friend Dextra. Best of all, is the detailed reporting that allows parents/teachers to track student's progress.

Monster Math

Technology Tidbits

For another detailed review check out iLearn Technology's blog. Monster Math is an excellent iOS app/game for learning basic Math skills (i.e. addition, multiplication, etc.). This is done through an engaging and fun game, as a student helps Maxx solve Math problems to find his friend Dextra. Best of all, is the detailed reporting that allows parents/teachers to track student's progress.

Where Are You on Your Personalized Learning Journey?

Edsurge

This past week, we traveled to the Golden, Colorado to attend the Conference of Online and Blended Learning (COBL), put on by the iLearn Collaborative. EdSurge is on the road. There we got the chance to learn what was on the hearts and minds of educators—some who are just beginning their personalized learning journey and others grappling with new challenges that have emerged from years of implementation. Here is what we learned: In his opening keynote, Tom Vander Ark, CEO of Getting Smart, asked the audience, “Why student-centered learning?” A few chimed in.

Teacher Recommended: 50 Favorite Classroom Apps

MindShift

iLearn United States : This game-like app has a learn mode and a game mode. Educators and students are quickly becoming more comfortable with classroom technology, allowing them to shift from thinking about the technical side of integrating a new tool to focusing on how it improves learning. ‘If it doesn’t feel different than it did a year ago, that’s alarming. It is Web-based.

Blog Awareness Month: Support SLPs Shortlisted in 2011 Edublog Awards!

SpeechTechie

Best Individual Blog- iLearn Technology (not an SLP but a great source of visual resources for our kids) Best Group Blog- TherapyApp411 (whoo-hoo!) The shortlist of nominees for the 2011 Edublog Awards was announced this weekend. Though I was a little bummed a few deserving nominees didn''t make it in, it was excellent that the event actually acknowledged SLPs as a standout and active group in the effort that defines the whole purpose of the awards- to acknowledge educators who are sharing through social media and help educators find and follow this content. Your support means a lot.

How Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s iZone Went from ‘Cool’ to Cold

Edsurge

Exactly how many schools are actively engaged in iZone projects is unclear: The NYCDOE press office disclosed that 50 schools abandoned the iZone’s iLearn program between 2015 and 2016 to develop their own blended and online learning materials or to use outside resources including Google Classroom, Schoology, or Canvas. The ambitions for New York City’s Innovation Zone (or iZone) were sweeping: By 2014, city leaders hoped it would be the catalyst for technologically enhanced personalized learning models throughout the district, encompassing 400 schools. Today that budget is $3.2

I am not an expert, I simply love what I do.

Kleinspiration

I have been following you since your first day featured on iLearn and your growth is incredible. My rambling thoughts. I''ll finally be returning home to Michigan today from my rather extended vacation. When school ended, I headed for my parent''s home in Chicago with my family. After staying there for about a week, my husband, Jason, and I traveled to San Diego for the #ISTE12 conference.

Qwicki

SpeechTechie

Thanks to iLearn Technology for featuring this resource. Qwiki is a brand new site that has great potential for use by SLPs. Enter a search term into Qwiki (right now, the available terms are limited), and a wall of images and video-like a dynamic slide show-results, along with audio providing information about the topic. This is why the site is called "The Information Experience."

My Edublog Awards Nominations for 2011

SpeechTechie

It is tough to make a list like this because I wish I could nominate everyone for everything, but here goes: Best individual blog- iLearn Technology ''s focus on edtech interactives and webtools for general educators consistently highlights resources that SLPs can put to use. It''s that time already. This is all in addition to her dedication to interpersonal engagement on Twitter.

Google Art Project: Explore World Museums

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

As the end of the year approaches, teachers are often looking for engaging activities to keep their energetic students on task. Perhaps you might want to consider taking your students on a virtual field trip to explore art museums from around the world. Visitors can even create and share their own collection of masterpieces. Have some good ideas of your own?