BombBomb

Technology Tidbits

Thanks to award nominated educator Kelly Tenkely of iLearn Technology for the tip. BombBomb is a innovative site that lets educators send video emails to their students and parents for free. This is ideal for teachers that are teaching remotely and simple easy to do.

3 Things My Kids LOVE About Their SMART Table

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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. While I know that technology isn''t about which device or gadget one uses but rather about how the technology is used, I do tend to advocate for SMART products based on their reliability, user-friendly nature, and engaging features.

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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. Best Practices in Open Education Resources, developed in collaboration with iLearn Collaborative. ?

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. [

Hooda Math

Technology Tidbits

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.

Google Art Project: Explore World Museums

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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 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. Best of all, is the detailed reporting that allows parents/teachers to track student's progress.

Pixel Press Floors

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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. Once it is finished, just snap a picture using your mobile device and begin playing.

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. These days, rather than merely sharing a technology tool that I’ve found useful, I want to do so within a broader context. Within our inquiry blocks, we use technology as a tool that helps us dive deeper, capture our learning, think critically, and make connections.

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.

SAM Labs Alpha Kit

Technology Tidbits

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 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. Best of all, is the detailed reporting that allows parents/teachers to track student's progress.

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. Education Technology Personalized Learning Learning Strategies Competency-Based LearningEdSurge is on the road.

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

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The ambitions for New York City’s Innovation Zone (or iZone) were sweeping: By 2014, city leaders hoped it would be the catalyst for technologically enhanced personalized learning models throughout the district, encompassing 400 schools. When the iZone was in its heyday, the center aimed to make it easier for schools to use new technology while piloting student-centered designs. Education Technology Government Policy

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. But know that teachers are growing and changing their expectations of what technology integration can and should be in their classroom bc of u! 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.

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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. Best group blog- Though technically a podcast, I am going to give a shout-out to the folks at EdCeptional , a very thoughtful group discussion and shownote series on the role of technology in special education.

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. You are giving them an opportunity to improve their own expectations because they aren’t just dealing with the technology,” Luhtala said. iLearn United States : This game-like app has a learn mode and a game mode.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. “ Coursera More than Doubles Number of Degrees on Its Platform,” says Campus Technology. ” Perhaps protest Stanford’s Persuasive Technology Lab ? Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “In a Fight Against Depression , UCLA Relies on Technology.” Via Chalkbeat : “ Indiana ’s new ILEARN test is expected to be shorter than ISTEP.”