Google Drive has enabled Google Add Ons and there are some that you and your students will want to enable right away. Others may appeal more to professional developers or those who work remotely .
How to use iPads for Consumption, Curation, and Creation.
Discussion of the inclusion of specific used book titles in English/language arts classrooms as well as discuss how we are working to improve reading in and out of the classroom at every grade level. Used books in class is also about using books in class to improve reading!
Technology integration can be one of the most challenging topics to find quality research on. The term itself is a broad umbrella for numerous practices that may have little in common with each other. In addition, technology tools change rapidly, and outcomes can vary depending on implementation. Edutopia's tech integration review explores some of the vast body of research out there and helps you navigate useful results.
10 free apps for teachers or others with new iPads.
Richard Byrne collects, shares, and reviews apps for education.
5 Reasons to Allow Students to Use Cell Phones in Class http://t.co/55GM9A6O via @zite
The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture for Tinkering and Maker Education http://t.co/JhrD5Ft6 via @jackiegerstein
The Ernest Hemingway Collection at the JFK Library in Boston, including reference, resources, and media.
This blog explores the option of using Evernote as a portfolio tool. Worth checking into.
"The Peer 2 Peer University is a grassroots open education project that organizes learning outside of institutional walls and gives learners recognition for their achievements. P2PU creates a model for lifelong learning alongside traditional formal higher education. Leveraging the internet and educational materials openly available online, P2PU enables high-quality low-cost education opportunities."
"Here’s what I propose. In the 21st century, we flip Bloom’s taxonomy. Rather than starting with knowledge, we start with creating, and eventually discern the knowledge that we need from it."
"Is fiction good for us? We spend huge chunks of our lives immersed in novels, films, TV shows, and other forms of fiction. Some see this as a positive thing, arguing that made-up stories cultivate our mental and moral development. But others have argued that fiction is mentally and ethically corrosive. It’s an ancient question: Does fiction build the morality of individuals and societies, or does it break it down?"
A large collection of resources for Project-Based Learning.
This democratization of storytelling is engaging our kids at new levels. But it also means that everyone is a storyteller. And when everyone is a storyteller, our cultural narrative begins to shift from a sweeping epic hero’s journey to “here’s me @ the zoo.”
10 Tech Skills Every Student Should Have http://t.co/DG5o7Mvm #edtech #edchat #education
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