BombBomb

Technology Tidbits

BombBomb is a innovative site that lets educators send video emails to their students and parents for free. This makes it easy for educators to "flip" a lesson or record a screencast for students when they can't teach "live".

ISTE Launches ISTE U to Help Teachers, Leaders Build Digital Competencies

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The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is beginning enrollment today for ISTE U , an online professional learning hub for teachers and leaders to build critical skills for teaching and learning in a digital world. Introduction to Computational Thinking for Every Educator, developed with support from Google. ? Best Practices in Open Education Resources, developed in collaboration with iLearn Collaborative. ?

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SAM Labs Alpha Kit

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Sam Labs Alpha kit is an educational kit designed for the classroom that teaches students how to code, ignite creativity, and more. Educators are using SAM in a number of ways, from creating simple algorithms to very complex commands. For iLearn Technology's excellent review click here. David Kapuler is an educational consultant with more than 10 years of experience working in the K-12 environment.

Google Art Project: Explore World Museums

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Google Art Project is an interactive website that uses the same street view technology you''ve probably seen in Google Maps to allows visitors to virtually explore museums and view hundreds of pieces of art. common core cool tools differentiation education free technology google art project interactive multimedia research student tools technology tutorials virtual field trip web 2.0

Monster Math

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For my Pinterest board on Educational iOS Apps click here. For another detailed review check out iLearn Technology's blog. Monster Math is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits. educational apps game based learning mathMonster 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.

Hooda Math

Technology Tidbits

Hooda Math is a great site for Game Based Learning for the subject of Math w/ over 50 educational games. For a more detailed review check out iLearn Technology. HM has games for KDG through HS as well as on a wide variety of subjects such as: Fractions, Algebra, and more. They even have more logic based games such as puzzles, Geometry, and Physics. I highly recommend checking out Hooda Math by clicking here !!! For my Pinterest board on Game Based Learning click here.

2014 Global Education Conference Starts Today - Day 1 Schedule

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Today the fifth annual Global Education Conference kicks off. This is our free, five-day, online event that brings together educators and innovators from around the world, with sessions held around the clock to accommodate participant time zones. With over 250 sessions and 30 keynotes, it is an incredible opportunity to connect with and learn from educators, organizations, and students focused on globally-connected learning and supporting cultural awareness and educational access.

How We Express Ourselves: Making a Museum in a Box

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I miss the cadence of posting regularly and interacting with my education friends virtually. I also am unwilling to retire iLearn Technology all together. For all of my education friends who have been with me since 2007, I can’t tell you how enormously grateful I am for all of you. You have shaped me as an educator and a human more than you could possibly know. I hope that you’ll continue to find reasons to come to iLearn Technology.

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. x = spike, + = coins) symbols.

SAM Labs Alpha Kit

Technology Tidbits

SAM Labs Alpha kit is an educational kit designed for the classroom that teaches students how to code, ignite creativity, and much more. Educators are using SAM in a number of way from creating simple algorithms to very complex commands. SAM Labs Alpha kit is really a great learning/teaching tool for educators and students alike and can be used for all grades and for any subject. The sky is the limit w/ these innovative blocks and a must see for all those in education.

How We Express Ourselves: Making a Museum in a Box

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I miss the cadence of posting regularly and interacting with my education friends virtually. I also am unwilling to retire iLearn Technology all together. You have shaped me as an educator and a human more than you could possibly know.

Where Are You on Your Personalized Learning Journey?

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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. 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. Education Technology Personalized Learning Learning Strategies Competency-Based Learning

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

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Ten years into his 12-year tenure as mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg and his then education chief, Joel Klein, kicked off a program that they hoped would transform education in the city by making schools “centres of innovation,” Bloomberg told the BBC back in 2011. million, according to the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE), a 93 percent decrease since 2013. Politics plays a huge role in education policy shifts, notes Hodas.

Monster Math

Technology Tidbits

For my Pinterest board on Educational iOS Apps click here. For another detailed review check out iLearn Technology's blog. Monster Math is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits. 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.

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

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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. Best Individual Blog- iLearn Technology (not an SLP but a great source of visual resources for our kids) Best Group Blog- TherapyApp411 (whoo-hoo!)

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

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Jason is not in education, but who wouldn''t want to visit the beautiful landscape sunny California has to offer? A new friend from Twitter ( @Dr.SpikeCook ) gave me a call this morning to discuss a few educational topics. He''s writing a series of posts on his blog about how social media supports education for different people. I have been following you since your first day featured on iLearn and your growth is incredible. connecting educators from across the globe!

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My Edublog Awards Nominations for 2011

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The Edublog Awards were started about 7 years ago to counteract the trend of blocking social media in school districts and celebrate the educational power of these resources. 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.

Teacher Recommended: 50 Favorite Classroom Apps

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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. While the sheer number of education apps is still overwhelming, increasingly teachers have found what works for them and are sticking to them. The list of apps that educators favor this year shares some commonalities with last year’s favorites.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics. ” Here’s the readout from the Department of Education. ” And there’s more about the Department of Education and financial aid in the financial aid section below. State and Local) Education Politics.