"When transitioning from a computer to the iPad there are still a few challenges that you will face along the way. Here are a few steps that may help you leave the personal computer era behind for good."
RT @JoanVinallCox: How to replace your old computer with a new iPad http://t.co/sVvVV4BFaK
"A new survey looks at mobile technology adoption in K-12 schools and the key hurdles for educators."
"Is the iPad a solution or problem?
It’s a great question. There are tons of people jumping on the iPad bandwagon and I’ve suggested before that many of them are hopping on with their eyes closed. It’s a shiny tool that attracts a lot of attention. But is all of the attention a good thing? Greg says maybe not:"
"In order to help educators integrate technology effectively, we have compiled a list of technology tools focused on learning goals consistent with the CRCD framework. Unlike other lists that promote “cool tools,” yet leave teachers wondering about purposeful educational integration, our list is driven by specific learning goals that promote critical-thinking, creativity, collaboration, and community-mindedness. We hope you will find our list useful."
"Though Adobe’s Creative Suite is still the top choice in creative software by professionals, for individuals and smaller businesses Creative Suite may not be affordable, especially if they only need one or two tools included in the set."
"LiveBinders.com is a free site that allows teachers to upload, save, and share their materials and resources. Like a California closet, all files are neatly organized, and professionally presented safeguarding the lifespan of teacher resources and materials, and infusing them with a technological edge."
"Unless you spend a lot of time on Reddit, the discussion-forum community that more or less took over after Digg sank beneath the waves, you may have missed the latest storm of controversy over content posted on the site’s various “sub-Reddits” or topic pages. "
"RockMelt, a startup co-founded by [Tim Howes] & [Eric Vishria] burst on the browser scene two years ago with a social browser. Today the company is launching a brand new iPad app that marries browser and a reader. It is part of company’s growing focus on mobile."
Sharing Stories of Women in Technology http://t.co/npBlmlEh via @zite
"A new proposal calls for a Consumer Reports-like rating body to evaluate new digital learning tools. Ed tech innovators like the idea in theory but they worry that it won’t work in practice."
"I spent a week testing Amazon’s new e-reader, the Kindle Paperwhite, which starts at $119. Our verdict: The front-lit screen improves the reading experience all day long, not just at night, making this a big step up from the Touch. Here are our review and video."
"New high quality free fonts has always been a fundamental aspect of stylish headlines design, but many designers choosing new fonts for there designs. So today we’re collected 35 new free fonts for professional designers."
"I spent some time digging into what most people are using. Turns out, there’s a list that seems pretty good adapted from Academy of Discovery wiki wiki. Everywhere I checked, this is the list I got (often, personalized to the school’s unique situation):"
"Google has just announced the launch of its App Marketplace for Cloud based apps."
A. Kipta's Blog: Girls in a Tech World: Endless Possibilities of Computer Science - YouTube
"Infographics are all over a web these days. Some are useful, some are not, and some are only plain fun. Yesterday, on Cool Infographics we detected an infographic that explains what infographics should do. The fun and rather ominous reason of infographics is done regulating Legos. Check it out below."
"Here at MakeUseOf, we get lots of infographic submissions sent to us on a regular basis. Some fall under the category “EXCELLENT!” while a lot others get deleted right away. "
"Blended learning can extend the learning environment beyond the school walls. A type of blended learning that has gained popularity over the last few years is the "flipped classroom," where students watch educational content, such as demos, lectures, or documentaries, at home and then spend more time in class using that content and doing activities with support from the teacher."
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