"t could be argued—and probably argued well—that what a student fundamentally needs to know today isn’t much different than what Tom Sawyer or Joan of Arc or Alexander the Great needed to know."
"Semester Planner: Keep track of your classes, assignments and much more. Semester Planner is an online planner for students. It allows students who would like to move towards digital content to fully keep track of their work all in once place. This is a great tool for students who want to keep all of their classes, notes, assignments, and documents without having to dig through old closets to find previous notebooks. "
"About a year and a half ago, a few of my colleagues and I had our students begin blogging about their independent reading. Some students finished four posts a year. Some students finished ten. Some more. Below are my top ten takeaways from our students’ blogging experience."
"Putting technology first—simply adding a layer of expensive tools on top of the traditional curriculum—does nothing to address the new needs of modern learners."
"A web whiteboard for schools.
Create a sketch, share it with students.
They mark it up and shared it back.
No plugin, installation or app required!
Works on all modern computers, smartphones and tablets!"
"All Ontario teachers and students now have access to Desire2Learn Learning Suite."
"ePortfolios and Professional Digital Presence Teachers & Students"
Seven Essentials for Project-Based Learning
"Professionals look for people that know how to stay both current and professional in the middle of a social age. There are several things that teachers can begin teaching students early on about social media that can help them as they enter college and the job force."
10 Ways College Students Use Technology http://t.co/k2yVtLtc via @zite
Low Income Students' Test Scores Leap 30% With Smartphone Use - http://t.co/SpsUhKSn via Shareaholic
Parents 'failing to give children breakfast' http://t.co/YOWSMqO5 via @zite
"Should instructors care whether or not students find their exchanges satisfying? They should, because as this research (and previous studies) document, those levels of satisfaction correlate positively and significantly with something these researchers call “affective learning.” Affective learning involves student feelings and emotions toward the subject matter and the teacher."
People should be fully aware of the concept of blogging. Writing a blog is about getting your views and thoughts conveyed to as many people around the world as possible.
"Guest blogger Michael White has already written an excellent article on student blogging, looking at the career benefits of blogging for students.
He’s covered that area better than I could have (I’m still at university), but here I want to look at the fantastic potential of blogging right from the start of your course, and how it can help you with your studies."
" We never question the vital importance of teaching literacy, but we have to be mindful that there are many kinds of “literacies”. An ever more important one that ALL teachers need to be aware of is digital literacy. I could go off in many directions on this, but for the purpose of this post I’m focusing strictly on the digital literacy of searching."
How To Make Students Better Online Researchers - http://t.co/z0JoiZwK via Shareaholic
Know Their Learning, Know Them. http://t.co/jDbVRERv via @zite
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