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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking


However, at each level—middle school, high school, and college—these variations paled in comparison to a stunning and dismaying consistency. Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information.

Our mutual friends

Learning with 'e's

Learning within a highly connected community of practice provides learners with new vistas, greater scope for exploration, and access to dialogue at the highest level in their field of study. Festinger Social Comparison Theory 11. This is number 28 in my series on learning theories.

Fetchnotes - simple cloud based note taking

Educational Technology Guy

You can capture and organize short notes and access them via the web, mobile device and computer. If you are looking for a simple note taking app, that allows you to access your notes across multiple devices, then Fetchnotes is for you. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Fetchnotes is a simple and easy to use, cloud based note taking app. It''s simplicity makes it very useful because you don''t have to worry about or learn a bunch of functions.

Flip Grid: 6 Fun Ideas to Engage Learners in Conversation with Teryl Magee

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 117 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I’ve included a comparison matrix with features to help you figure out what system is best for you.

News literacy tools: Advice, four sites and a new app (Swiipe)


Among the ten key trends Pew researchers gathered from among their research reports on social and news media were: Use of mobile devices for news continues to grow. So, let’s work with the data to improve access, quality, and literacy.

Pinterest for Teachers


Being the Twitter fan that I am, I held out on Pinterest. I must admit, I typically only use Pinterest on my mobile devices due to the UI on my PC. Lastly, here''s another take from on Pinterest and sharing - click here to access this post. Pinterest for Teachers?

Resources from Miami Device

Learning in Hand

Innovative Interactive Presentation Tools to Bring Your Classroom to Life by Bryan Miller Interactive response systems have evolved from the formal clickers, to now operating on mobile devices. Then consider coming to Mobile Learning Experience 2015 in Tucson, Arizona.

Revised List of Top iPad Apps for School Administrators

The 21st Century Principal

With this app, users get access to over 23,000 classic works. The Nook app gives you access to those purchases from Barnes and Noble. This app allows you to access those books you get through the Google Play Bookstore. All of these e-reader apps have access to free book titles too. Media Apps EPIX: For those who are movie addicts and have a cable subscription to the EPIX movie channel, you can now add access to your EPIX movies to your iPad.

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The persistence of distance (learning)

Learning with 'e's

By comparison, in its technology supported multiple formats, contemporary distance education is much more sophisticated. Learning in any mode, in any place and at any time is accessible to anyone with the means to access it.

What happens when two separate and unequal school districts merge?

The Hechinger Report

There are pockets of poverty in the county that rival the Delta while Starkville is, by comparison, a wealthy town,” he said. In the year leading up to consolidation, the commission held town hall meetings in person and on Twitter to build community support for the new plan.