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

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Best Practices in Open Education Resources, developed in collaboration with iLearn Collaborative. ? 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. What’s New: New Tools for Schools ] ISTE partnered with D2L to use the BrightSpace learning management system (LMS) to power ISTE U.

SAM Labs Alpha Kit

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For iLearn Technology's excellent review click here. Sam Labs Alpha kit is an educational kit designed for the classroom that teaches students how to code, ignite creativity, and more. This attractive kit comes with blocks (i.e. light sensor, dc motors, LEGO holders, etc.) that work wirelessly via Bluetooth and interact seamlessly with their free app. [

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Hooda Math

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For a more detailed review check out iLearn Technology. Hooda Math is a great site for Game Based Learning for the subject of Math w/ over 50 educational games. 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.

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? SMART Table 442i from SMART Technologies - Collaborate P L A Y that Makes Learning F U N - Last summer, I found out about the new SMART Learning Table that SMART Technologies was coming out with. I couldn''t wait to try it out.

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Monster Math

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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

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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.

SAM Labs Alpha Kit

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For iLearn Technology's excellent review click here. SAM Labs Alpha kit is an educational kit designed for the classroom that teaches students how to code, ignite creativity, and much more. This beautiful looking kit comes w/ blocks (i.e. light sensor, dc motors, LEGO holders, etc.) that work wirelessly via bluetooth and interact seamlessly w/ their free app.

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.

Qwicki

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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." Right now, Qwiki is in Alpha, which means it is in the very early stages of testing.

Google Art Project: Explore World Museums

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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. 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.

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. 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.

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

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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.

How We Express Ourselves: Making a Museum in a Box

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I also am unwilling to retire iLearn Technology all together. I hope that you’ll continue to find reasons to come to iLearn Technology. In the last eight years, my posting habits have become pretty sparse, to say the least. Starting and running a school…it’s a lot. It keeps me busy and thoroughly exhausted. I miss it. I miss the cadence of posting regularly and interacting with my education friends virtually.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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2014 Global Education Conference Starts Today - Day 1 Schedule

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Monte Tatom; Director of iLearn Program & Associate Professor of Education Educomunicación, Identidad y cultura - Antonia Rosa Díaz-Ciencias de la Educación- Estudiante universitaria y docente en Educación Secundaria MY HERO presents New Media Technology for Global and Local Activism! Today the fifth annual Global Education Conference kicks off.

My Edublog Awards Nominations for 2011

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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. 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.

Teacher Recommended: 50 Favorite Classroom Apps

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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. While the sheer number of education apps is still overwhelming, increasingly teachers have found what works for them and are sticking to them.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Chalkbeat : “ Indiana ’s new ILEARN test is expected to be shorter than ISTEP.” 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. Via The LA Times : “ Betsy DeVos ’ visit to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School prompts complaints from some students.”