How Tablet Games Can Teach Skills to Students with Visual Impairments

Edsurge

His tablet-run version of the game has the same goal: pick letters to figure out a mystery word. The tablet reads out each letter, building your association between the raised dots and the alphabet. Marty Schultz has added a twist to hangman, the classic word-guessing game.

Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools

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Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools . Libraries are brilliant because books are brilliant. If A Library Were YouTube. Take a modern library, for example. Even if the newest libraries, books are arranged in terms of genre, often by author last name.

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Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools

TeachThought - Learn better.

Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools . Libraries are brilliant because books are brilliant. If A Library Were YouTube. Take a modern library, for example. Even if the newest libraries, books are arranged in terms of genre, often by author last name.

New Student Discovery Sets for Tablets from LOC

NeverEndingSearch

A couple of years ago, I wrote about the first six Student Discovery Sets published by the Library of Congress. If your school has a tablet or 1:1 or BYOD program, this is a perfect way to leverage those small screens to enhance inquiry learning across the curriculum.

EdRedi makes tablets ready for classroom use

eSchool News

To help make tablets more classroom ready, Education Resources created its EdRedi application which allows classroom teachers to intuitively supervise and control their students’ name-brand devices, such as the Acer Iconia 10.1 tablet, the first EdRedi-enabled device.

LOC releases new Student Discovery Sets for tablets

eSchool News

Tablet sets cover women’s suffrage, Japanese American internment, and political cartoons. The Library of Congress is putting all of these historical documents, along with many more, in the hands of students and teachers through its three newest free, interactive ebooks for tablets.

33 Resources for Read Across America Day

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are seventeen online libraries with a wide variety of free/fee books: Actively Learn –add PDFs of your choice to a library that can be annotated, read, and shared. International Library. Open Library. 1st 2nd 3rd Grade Holidays Reading Websites apps Tablets

Gale brings interactive science tools to libraries

eSchool News

New resources demonstrate libraries’ need for ed-tech partners. Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, is offering three new science products for academic and school libraries. Access through computers, laptops, tablets, interactive whiteboards or a projector.

17 Must-Have Android Tablet Apps for the Administrator

The 21st Century Principal

The administrator who just purchased an Android Tablet can easily get lost among all the apps available for the device. Here’s my list of must-have apps for the school administrator using an Android tablet such as the Galaxy Tabs, Toshiba Thrive, or Asus tablet. The problem is, it is still a bit buggy, but it does allow me to post from my tablet. Now I have access to my Kindle library on my Android tablet too.

Accessing Your Local Library with Libby and Flipster

ProfHacker

One of the questions posed to us was, “How often do you use the library?” I had to ask for clarification: was the question about how often I made use of the library’s resources, or how often I actually entered the building? CC-licensed Flickr image by the San Francisco Public Library ].

Hour of Code in the Library

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

For the past 3 years, our library has participated in Hour of Code during Computer Science in Education Week. When we first started participating, classes came to the library to try out an hour of code. Students worked on coding all over the library.

?An Augmented Reality Library Comes to Life for Aspiring Teachers at UT San Antonio

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The University of Texas at San Antonio has more than 2 million titles in its library system, and lately it’s been building a collection that most students—and future teachers—might not even know exists yet. A small but growing library of augmented reality books, consisting of 25 children’s titles, is part of a research partnership between UTSA Libraries and the College of Education and Human Development (COEHD).

November 2015 App Ed Review Roundup – Apps for Research

EmergingEdTech

Rubric-Assessed Article Library Apps for Research Projects At App Ed Review, we’ve been thinking about research and the ways apps can be used to support students conducting research.

Using Your Kindle Tablet App and Chrome 'Send to Kindle' Extension to Read Web Articles

The 21st Century Principal

You find an web article you wish to have access in you Kindle document library. Go to your documents library and simply download the article from the cloud to your device. There is not a single day that goes by that I don''t use my Kindle apps on my iPads.

TEACHER VOICE: Children displaced by Hurricane Harvey get a warm welcome from teachers, students — and a couple of robots in this Texas school library

The Hechinger Report

In the library, we’re ready to let them talk about what has happened. This is not your grandmother’s library. We’ve taken tablets — which most students have only ever used for games — and taught them to use these devices to program.

I Have an iPad (Tablet), So What? Transforming How I Do Things

The 21st Century Principal

For those who have become iPad haters, just substitute your tablet name above where I have indicated iPad.) Instead, my e-library is expanding, meaning I do not have to hear my significant other complain about my purchasing more books.

On immersive technologies and the library: a visit with author Jamie Donally

NeverEndingSearch

Take them with your phone, android or tablet. Imagine the possibilities. of immersive virtual field trips–a walk through the solar system, the experience of a tornado, a tour around a refugee camp.

Is the maker movement putting librarians at risk?

eSchool News

But at least four Shawnee Mission grade schools have hired “innovation specialists” to run their libraries when fall classes open. It’s like they’re avoiding people with library certification.”.

App Ed Review Roundup: App Lessons for the Core

EmergingEdTech

App Ed Review has a library of over 75 app lessons for all major K-12 subjects With testing being completed around the country and spring in the air, it can be a rejuvenating time for teachers. Free Tools & Resources iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones

Tips for Implementing Design Challenges in Your Makerspace

edWeb.net

In “ Challenge-Based Learning in the School Library Makerspace ,” Diana Rendina, Media Specialist and Writer, Tampa Preparatory School, Tampa, FL, presented tips for design challenges and shared experiences from working in the makerspace during her time at Stewart Middle Magnet School in Tampa, FL.

A Principal’s Guide to Android Apps: 25 Apps to Get You Started

The 21st Century Principal

I am probably one of the few principals in this country who purchased an Android Tablet rather than an iPad. In fact, there are very good reasons for getting an Android tablet instead, among them is the cost considerations and access to a few apps not currently available for the iPad. If you are considering an Android tablet just remember one important principle regarding any electronic device: It is only as good at the apps or software you use.

Learning Revolution Free PD - GlobalEdCon News - Awaken Young Inventors - Library Horizon Report "Deep Dive"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. NMC Virtual Symposium on the Future of Libraries.

How to transform your media centers into makerspaces

eSchool News

Even with tight budgets, it’s possible to repurpose your libraries or media centers into 21st century makerspaces. Some of our schools needed additional devices like tablets or laptops, and we were able to provide a few for each school.

How to Make Short-Form Videos as Tutorials, and Why You Might Want To

ProfHacker

Craig has a splendid new essay up in In the Library with the Lead Pipe , called “Modular Short Form Video for Library Instruction” ; although it’s pitched at librarians, it’s useful for anyone interested in teaching multi-step processes.

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Why Gen Z needs librarians now more than ever

eSchool News

Today’s students have never known a world without the smartphone or tablet, and many of them have been using these devices independently since infancy. Featured on eSchool News School Libraries Thought Leadership

5 Technology Tools For Educators

EdNews Daily

Tablets. In recent years, tablets have begun to replace laptops for many classroom applications. Tablets are even more portable than laptops and are available at a wide range of price points. There are thousands of apps available, including a growing library of educational apps.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - Reinventing the Classroom - Library 2.014 - The Real 1:1 - Reclaim Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 1st A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Library 2.014 Call for Proposals Now Open. The call for proposals for the fourth annual Library 2.0

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Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Please join us for the third annual global conversation about the future of libraries: October 18-19, 2013, [link]. There are eight conference strands covering a wide variety of timely topics, such as MOOCs, e-books, maker spaces, mobile services, embedded librarians, green libraries, doctoral student research, library and information center "tours," and more! join the Library 2.0 Ffion Alice Bell, Graduate Library Assistant.

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Students ask for more video with their learning

IT Bill

The service integrates with our campus portal and the Lakeland Library to permit faculty the means of integrating educational video into their course materials. E-Learning / Distance Learning Educational Techology - EdTech Emerging Technologies Blackboard emerging technologies mobile Online Rich Media smartphone tablets video A few years back we invested in the streaming video service – Films on Demand.

How to Manage Student Devices for Remote Learning

Digital Promise

As schools across the country have rapidly shifted to distance learning due to school closures brought about by the coronavirus (COVID-19), students have been sent home with school-issued devices like laptops or tablets so they can continue their learning from home.

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Let’s All Connect for LitWorld’s World Read Aloud Day 2016

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

You can read more about World Read Aloud Day 2015 on Expect the Miraculous and The Library Voice. All you need is a computer with a webcam or a free app on a tablet. It’s time for us all to start making plans and building excitement for Litworld ‘s World Read Aloud Day 2016.

3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

First, 3D bear is a free download for smartphones and tablets. I’ve found it works better if you have some flat surfaces around, but it will work anywhere Start designing Inside 3D bear are a variety of libraries that you can use. But you’re not limited by these libraries.

The current ways m-learning is making online education better

Neo LMS

Through mobile phones and tablets, of course. Smartphones and tablets have become useful extensions to people’s hands. But they could only do these things in places with computers: at school, at the library, at home, at a friend’s house, etc.

4 Ways to Apply Interactive Whiteboards to the SAMR Model

ViewSonic Education

For example, using a tablet for class notes instead of pen and paper. For example, allowing students to use a computer to search for scholarly articles to write their reports instead of manual text-based library searches. For example, let’s take the E-Textbooks on Tablets.

20 Ways to Have a Summer That Matters

The CoolCatTeacher

Tweak Your Tablet for Learning My favorite way to read blogs, magazines and such is Flipboard. If you prefer face-to-face groups, check your local library or coffee shop for book clubs and other hobby groups. Just go to the library and ask how you can get set up.

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