Document Learning Made Visible with the Super Note App

Brilliant or Insane

This year, I’ve spent a good deal of time coaching students and teachers to make learning visible within and beyond their classrooms. Those who strive to make learning visible appreciate [.]. The post Document Learning Made Visible with the Super Note App appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Featured Mobile Learning Technology visible learning Brilliant or Insane.

Offline Activities with Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

“You can see an evident shift from formal curriculum-based learning to informal just-in-time learning, and this is just the beginning!” ~ Pooja Jaisingh. Integrating technology in the classroom does not mean you need an Internet connection. Even without an Internet connection students learn a lot with mobile devices, laptops, and other technologies. Students carry these powerful learning tools in their pockets and can capture the learning all around them.

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Get Learners Moving With Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

Learning is not the product of teaching. Learning is the product of the activity of learners.” Unlike many other technologies, mobile devices can support physical health along with learning. With a mobile device students can create, problem solve, critical think, and engage with the world around them. In my digital book, Learning to Go , you’ll find rubrics, handouts, and lesson plans for some of the activities listed below.

Teacher Zen with Google: 50+ Tips, Tools, & Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

Learn with great passion. Learn with great enthusiasm.” You can accomplish so many time consuming tasks, such as grading, assessment, providing feedback, research, creating spreadsheets, and more with Google Apps for Education (GAFE) , Google mobile apps, extensions, add-ons, and scripts. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. To get the most out of Google, learn to use add-ons for each product.

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Creating Digital Books: 15+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’ve included some ideas below and a slide presentation with tips and resources to get students creating digital books that help those around them while learning. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Creating & Learning with Digital Books from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Students can learn math, science and literature while helping feed others by creating cookbooks. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers !

Creating Digital Books to Help Others: 20+ Apps, Tools & Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’ve included some ideas below and a slide presentation with tips and resources to get students creating digital books that help those around them while learning. Students can learn math, science and literature while helping feed others by creating cookbooks. Science experiments you can eat - students can learn the science behind making homemade ice cream, taffy, or fizzy potions. Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day!

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Digital Notetaking to Stimulate Their Minds

Teacher Reboot Camp

They can include stickers, images, links, videos, drawings, and documents. Google Drive for all devices- I can document all events offline and it automatically updates when I get an Internet connection. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day! I am not a teacher, but an awakener. – Robert Frost.

Creating Digital Books to Help Others: 20+ Apps, Tools & Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’ve included some ideas below and a slide presentation with tips and resources to get students creating digital books that help those around them while learning. Students can learn math, science and literature while helping feed others by creating cookbooks. Science experiments you can eat - students can learn the science behind making homemade ice cream, taffy, or fizzy potions. Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day!

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20+ Incredible Digital Research Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

Technology is enabling our need to be mobile. We want to ensure that learning matches our lifestyle.”- Our learners live in a connected world and daily use their devices to learn about the world around them. Tons of free mobile apps engage our students in the research process, which includes planning, searching for information, note-taking, evaluating information, and disseminating their research.

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently, I was in Indiana presenting about teaching Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM/STEM) in ways that engage digital learners. Don’t forget to check out my recent post about my keynote at ICEIndiana, Byte-sized Potential and Learning with the 8 C’s. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Play I Spy which is in my book Learning to Go ! Have students conduct field research and document their observations in a log!

5 tech devices that should be part of all classrooms

Neo LMS

Kids today learn about this myth and know better than the most civilized people in the ancient world. There are a lot of aspects to learning and a lot of dedicated people that work together for a better education system. From old teaching methods to innovative technology, schools need to deliver the best education if we want our kids to stand a chance when facing the unknown future. Mobile devices and WIFI. Display technologies. Document cameras.

CloudConvert - online file format conversion

Educational Technology Guy

It also works in mobile browsers so you can convert files on the go to be able to view them on your mobile device. It supports over 100 audio, video, document, archive, image, ebook, spreadsheet and presentation formats with advanced options for each. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. file conversion free resources mobile learning

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20+ Incredible Digital Research Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

Technology is enabling our need to be mobile. We want to ensure that learning matches our lifestyle.”- Our learners live in a connected world and daily use their devices to learn about the world around them. Tons of free mobile apps engage our students in the research process, which includes planning, searching for information, note-taking, evaluating information, and disseminating their research.

The Riddle Of Meaningful iPad Integration

TeachThought - Learn better.

In lieu of being incredible pieces of hardware with significant learning potential, iPad adoption has produced uneven learning results thus far. This is series is the result of a collaboration between The Tabula Project and TeachThought in pursuit of better learning results with the iPad. So in the name of leveraging technology to support good teaching, let’s define a wish list for tablet computing in K-12 environments. The Riddle Of Meaningful iPad Integration.

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STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently, I was in Indiana presenting about teaching Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM/STEM) in ways that engage digital learners. Don’t forget to check out my recent post about my keynote at ICEIndiana, Byte-sized Potential and Learning with the 8 C’s. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Play I Spy which is in my book Learning to Go ! Have students conduct field research and document their observations in a log!

6 tips for making the most of your Chromebooks

eSchool News

I was ecstatic about the possibility of transforming my classroom into a nearly paperless learning environment. I knew the potential for creativity, differentiation, and student-directed learning that one-to-one Chromebooks would offer my teaching, and I was lucky to have an administration that supported experimentation and innovation. Technology hates me and I hate it,” one 11th-grader, Nick, immediately blurted out when I introduced the Chromebooks to my class for the first time.

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

TeachThought - Learn better.

Learning Models, Theories, and Technology: A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers. Purpose: Improving our chance for a common language in discussing existing and emerging learning trends, model, and technology in hopes of innovation in classrooms, and collectively, education at large. Form: An index of learning models, theories, forms, terminology, technology, and research to help you keep up with the latest trends in 21st century learning.

6 Ways to Make Edtech Affordable on Any Budget

Gaggle Speaks

Most educators have thought about integrating a robust technology program if they haven’t rolled devices out to students already. Although the benefits of technology in the classroom and the need to equip today’s students for the modern workforce are well-documented, schools often cite cost and budget constraints as the reason more technology isn’t yet available to their students and teachers. Do you have advice for making technology more affordable district-wide?

10 Examples Of ‘Old’ Education Technology

TeachThought - Learn better.

At One Point An Abacus Was Considered ‘Education Technology’ By: Tess Pajaron, Open Colleges. When you think of Edtech, mobile devices and learning apps are probably some of the first things that spring to mind. But although technology has brought major changes to education over the past decade, humans have been looking for ways to advance collective knowledge since long before the Internet or even computers existed. The concept of mobile learning.

10 steps to a better one-to-one experience

eSchool News

We’ve both been teaching with one-to-one in some capacity since 2008, and we also both coach our colleagues who are new to technology integration. Integrating technology into your classroom is a marathon, not a sprint. It will take a few years before you and your students are completely comfortable with a range of digital tools and the ways they can enhance learning. Try not to worry about “keeping up with the pace of technology.” Learn the nuts and bolts.

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Not 1:1? There's Still Hope for Implementing iPads! #iPlza13 #not121

EdTechSandyK

at the 2013 iPadPalooza Learning Festival in Austin, Texas. Below is our presentation as well as a folder of resource documents that schools implementing iPads in any way, shape, or form might benefit from. Also, if you have experience with or tips for deploying iPads in less than 1:1 environments, please share in the comments below so we can all learn together! Resource Documents Click or tap the blue box below to access supporting documents.

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Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. For more information check out Otus on Technology and Learning. Otus is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits. assessing differentiate instruction flipped learning learning management system mobile learning

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. For more information check out Otus on Technology and Learning. Otus is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits. assessing differentiate instruction flipped learning learning management system mobile learning

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. For more information check out Otus on Technology and Learning. Otus is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits. assessing differentiate instruction flipped learning learning management system mobile learning

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. For more information check out Otus on Technology and Learning. Otus is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits. assessing differentiate instruction flipped learning learning management system mobile learning

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. For more information check out Otus on Technology and Learning. Otus is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits. assessing flipped classroom learning management system mobile learning

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. New Lesson Builder - makes it easier then ever to create, share, and view learning activities Differentiate Instruction - now easier w/ more efficient tools Side by Side - new view for for rubrics w/ documents, better organization, and synced calendars New Student Profile Browser Lockdown Below is a brief demo.

Teacher Creativity Skill: Shoot and Edit Photos

The Playground Advocate

Another reason that I should learn more about shooting and editing photos is that I always have the tools I need to document the learning that is going on in my classroom on the fly. I can even make my photos interactive using ThingLink , so that they become rich learning objects. photo editors that are free and easy to learn. At least if we experiment, we will learn lessons that will inform our attempts in the future.

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Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. New Lesson Builder - makes it easier then ever to create, share, and view learning activities Differentiate Instruction - now easier w/ more efficient tools Side by Side - new view for for rubrics w/ documents, better organization, and synced calendars New Student Profile Browser Lockdown Below is a brief demo.

Peer editing in digital and mobile environments

Nik Peachey

Increasingly though I've been having problems with the reliability of the free services these companies provide and the lack of reliable compatibility with mobile devices. Quip looks a lot like Evernote and has a similar interface with documents contained in notebooks, but one of the big differences is that Quip was designed specifically to enable peer editing and collaboration on documents and has a very clear way of showing and tracking the changes.

1:1 iPads In A Third Grade Classroom

EdTechSandyK

Wright provided a synopsis of all of her tips in a downloadable document. You should check these out; this teacher knows her stuff and I learned a great deal of practical, useful information from her. An atmosphere of learning and collaboration will evolve. If they are more comfortable with an app, they will use it better and learn better. Arcademics - students can play racing learning games and compete against each other.

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Student Experiences in a 1:1 iPad Environment

EdTechSandyK

Forty teachers were also involved in the initiative, which challenged all parties to integrate mobile computing devices into teaching and learning. First, each student shared his or her favorite apps for learning. The students were very articulate, and I enjoyed learning about their experiences, both the positives and the negatives. Allows you to toggle between documents easily. Keep notes and save documents within the app.

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1:1 iPads and Digital Learning in Belton ISD

EdTechSandyK

The first session I attended at iPadpalooza was presented by Instructional Technology Coordinators Terice Schneider and Vicki Ventura of Belton Independent School District. Full Disclosure: I have a great deal of faith in the information Terice and Vicki share because I was privileged to work with them for several years when I was a classroom teacher and campus technology facilitator. Lessons Learned from and Tips for 1:1 Implementations Staff Development is KEY!!!

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Teacher Experiences in a 1:1 iPad Environment

EdTechSandyK

Teachers are no longer the keepers and disseminators of knowledge but become facilitators of learning. If the iPads are going to be out, what are we going to be doing with them that makes them useful to learning right now? Students are really forgiving as teachers are learning the iPads and like to help. Through trial and error this first year, they learned a lot about better ways to roll out the iPads. There is a YouTube video for learning to use this.

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The Future of eLearning - 10 Trends To Be Aware Of

ViewSonic Education

For those who don’t know what it is, eLearning refers to learning that utilizes electronic means to create a more dynamic and instructive learning environment. Adaptive Learning. Adaptive learning is a style of education where resources, activities, projects, and assignments are tailored to each student’s individual needs. Social Learning. Video learning. Mobile Learning. Learning Management Systems.

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