Sat.Mar 23, 2013 - Fri.Mar 29, 2013

iFake Text - Having fun with Dialogue!

Kleinspiration

Create a Fake Screenshot of Text Dialogue between Characters I ran across this fun web tool last night on Pinterest. I linked the resource back to Tammy''s site where she shares wonderful technology resources for the classroom.

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Why Everyone Needs A Champion

The Web20Classroom

I am a proud part of one of the most awesome projects anywhere around. Imagine you are 9 years old.

The Device Conundrum - 1:1 vs BYOD

A Principal's Reflections

Cross-posted at the Huffington Post. As we continue to advance in the digital age schools and districts are beginning to re-think pedagogy and learning environments by instituting either 1:1 device programs or Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives.

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Why Blog?

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Teachers who regularly blog are creating chronological and searchable records of their own growth and development. This is a good reason for teachers to blog. Why Teachers Should Consider Blogging A blog is a journal that is filled with ideas, your ideas. It is flexible, visual and user friendly.

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

Interactive Math Practice with @IXLLearning that is Common Core Aligned!

Kleinspiration

Online Support for Pre-K - 8th Plus Algebra & Geometry - click here to try IXL - I''ve been using IXL for the past several months with my own two children, Jacob (4) and Riley (8). As a parent, I love how organized the site is to use.

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Technology won't replace teachers, but.

Learning with 'e's

"Technology won't replace teachers, but teachers who use technology will probably replace teachers who don't" This was just one of the contentious and thought provoking statements made at Learning Through Technology this week in Glasgow.

7 free ways to capture student responses without costly clickers

The Innovative Educator

Most educators are familiar with student response systems (SRS) a.k.a. clickers. Common brands are eInstruction, Sentio, TurningPoint, Activote.

Computer Coding for Kids!

Kleinspiration

Coding is Cool! A parent stopped me during a recent social at our school to tell me how excited her son was to program an app. While we aren''t programming apps in class, I''d sure like to learn how! A friend of mine and I have been discussing the idea about creating a Coding Club at our school.

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REMIX: Adding Conversations to ThingLink

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

ThingLink has added a new feature to encourage collaboration and conversations about images. It''s called REMIX. What is REMIX? from the ThingLink Blog.

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.

How to Archive Tweets Using TweetChat and Google Drive (and How to Find Educational Chats to Follow)

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

I love my PLN! I learned about archiving Twitter Chats ala Tweetchat and Google Drive from Brent Catlett. I met Brett at the Google Teacher Academy in New York and I''ve been learning from him ever since. Thanks, Brent! Why Tweetchat and Google Drive? It''s so easy to set up!

Skip high school. Go straight to college. Here’s how!

The Innovative Educator

By Rylie VanOrsdol In my fourteen years of life, I have been public schooled, online schooled, charter schooled, private schooled, Montessori schooled, and homeschooled. I’ve skipped a grade and completed a grade in three months online.

Use @MentorMob for your Technology Centers!

Kleinspiration

Greetings! I’m Kate Peila and I blog about technology integration for student engagement and teacher sanity over on my blog, Purely Paperless. I have been a long-time reader and lurker over here at Kleinspiration. Erin always has amazing ideas and resources for classroom teachers. I am thrilled and honored to be sharing with you today. As a primary teacher, I find that center time can be a bit overwhelming.

Podcast: Apple TV in the Classroom

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

All classroom teachers in our schools will be getting an IPad, an Apple TV for projection and a stand to utilize the device as a document camera. The initial goal of this one iPad classroom is to allow wireless mirroring of an iPad through the projector in the classroom.

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

Just a Day Away: Yong Zhao, Michael Fullan, Bill Brennan, and the 2013 School Leadership Summit

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Thursday, March 28th, is our inaugural, online, and free School Leadership Summit. link]. We invite you to join us for a very full day of sessions from Yong Zhao, Michael Fullan, Bill Brennan, and 67 other presenters as part of a virtual and collaborative global conversation on school leadership.

Using QR Codes!

MSEDTechie

What are they? This cute little girl describes using QR code in her classroom. Her accent is so cute) Web definitions A QR Code is a matrix barcode (or two-dimensional code), readable by QR scanners, mobile phones with a camera, and smartphones. The code.

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Nothing new under the sun

Learning with 'e's

"What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun." - Ecclesiastes 1:9 "In a hunting society, children play with bows and arrows.

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On GettingSmart.com Today

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Read it on GettingSmart.com. gettingsmart ipad one ipad classroon

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Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.

What's tested influences how it's taught

The Innovative Educator

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Mystery Skype & Why I love Twitter!

MSEDTechie

I discovered Mystery Skype! Where have I been? After doing a little afternoon techie browsing, I came across a Mystery Skype lesson. For our 1st annual Digital Learning Day my school participated in Mystery Skype.

mARch: A Visit to the App Store and the Moon

SpeechTechie

mARch has been a lot of fun! Hopefully it has opened up an awareness of augmented reality and what''s available through a handful of simple (or not quite entirely simple, in Aurasma''s case), cheap apps.

10 Tips for Digital Photo Editing & Fun

The Daring Librarian

It''s been about 3 years since I''ve blogged about FREE digital image editing & fun sites. So I thought I would update it! Thanks to my dear friend @ Linda Dougherty ? who Tweeted & Scooped to me about Ribbet which made me give it close look comparing it to my beloved PicMonkey.

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EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

Authentic Learning Experiences as a Way to Increase Student Engagement and Ownership

Saving Socrates

When I first started at New Milford High School, I discovered there was no Model UN Team. Having been involved with two previous teams before and having chaperoned countless conventions, I knew how great Model UN was at taking a student who really knew nothing about what was going on in the world, who had no experience public speaking or conducting intense research and writing, and throwing them in the center of intense debates and enthusiastic discussions.

The mobile classroom

Connecting 2 the World

As part of the flipped classroom , I was given an ipad to use. At first I was excited because I thought I would be able to tape and project some of the classroom activities (very important in communication education). However, I soon found that logistically this was difficult. An unexpected outcome that was noted when my class was observed was that the mobile devise also put a barrier up between my students and I. To film, they could not make eye contact with me.

mARch: Create Rooms with SnapShop

SpeechTechie

SnapShop Showroom (free) is a fun little app that allows you to create and save rooms using furniture from many well-known realtors such as IKEA and CB2.

Reflecting on EdCamp Omaha.

Comfortably 2.0

Too many words come to mind when trying to describe my experience at EdCamp Omaha today, so I thought I would create a Wordle summarizing this amazing day. A HUGE thanks to Josh Allen and Kristina Peters for organizing this wonderful day of learning

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

Flipping your class with Cheryl and Karl from the Flipped Learning Journal

My Paperless Classroom

In this presentation Cheryl and Karl share their adventures in flipping. This should be required viewing for all teachers before they flip. Part One Part Two This session was awesome and just the tip of the iceberg when it come to the knowledge that lives on the F lipped Learning Journal. pedagogy

The hottest posts that everyone's reading

The Innovative Educator

Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog this week. Below you’ll see the top weekly posts along with the number of pageviews this week. I hope there''s something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out. If you’re inspired, share it with others and/or leave a comment. Entry Pageviews 10 Do’s and don’ts to using PowerPoint to deliver. Mar 20, 2013, 1 comment 3086 Facebook, Edmodo, & Schoology. Oh my! Choosing a s.

mARch: Out of Bubbles? Try BubblesAR

SpeechTechie

Bubbles have long been a go-to speech and language therapy tool. They''re great, I am not suggesting you stop using them to target /b/ and /p/ sounds, "wet," etc.

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