What is a hashtag? A word or phrase preceded by a “#.” How do hashtags work? Twitter can be a busy place with lots of tweets–and thus lots of “noise.”
In 1978, F.W. Lancaster, an information scientist from the University of Illinois, prophesied the dawn of a paperless society in his book Toward Paperless Information Systems. In the book, Lancaster laid out the evolutionary steps from print to electronic publications, starting with scientific journals and eventually leading to popular literature. Thirty-six years later, how close have we come to Lancaster’s prediction? How The Post-it Note Could Become The Latest Innovation Technology
The Interesting Ways series continues to be a great example of crowdsourcing good quality classroom ideas and it has been a privilege connecting with all of the people who have taken time to add an idea. It is remarkable what can be achieved and created together if you give people the right way to do it. Thanks for all the help so far. Interesting Ways to…
Pi-Bot Teaches Students About Robotics and C Programming Engineering education nonprofit STEM Center USA has created a Kickstarter campaign for Pi-Bot, an affordable Arduino-based robot that you can use to teach students how to build their own robots and program in C. While the Pi-Bot might sound like it uses a Raspberry Pi computer, it doesn’t. It’s named after the mathematical constant because of the shape of its chassis.
How What Why of Flipping your Classroom with Ponder What everyone reads. What I read. What is Ponder? Ponder is a browser add-on and iOS app. Once installed, Ponder allows you to create micro responses anywhere on the web (on text and video) and measures reading activity on sites listed in the Class Reading List..
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How one teacher is using Google Glass to change her classroom By Carmel DeAmicis On December 13, 2013 Margaret Powers was intrigued when Google Glass came out. As a technology coordinator at a pre-K-2nd grade school, she immediately grasped its potential for use in education. When Google ran its #ifihadglass competition to pick people for the Glass Explorers program, she tweeted exactly that. To Powers’ shock, she won.
Although educators tend to feel like they are left all on their own to deal with students that are getting crazier by the day, there are plenty of technology resources that can make their teaching job more effective. Educators should definitely start using some of the online solutions that are meant to promote modern education and take the classroom organization to the next level. In this article, we will cover 20 education technology tools that educators should start using as soon as possible. Writinghouse Writinghouse is a citation generator that allows its users to easily create bibliographies and citations in the format required for their document. Being able to instantly use the correct referencing style makes an educator’s job much easier.
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April 8, 2014 March 26, 2014 From Curiosity to Creation: Learning in a Participatory Culture My slides for the 2014 Danmarks Læringsfestival are now online: From Curiosity to Creation: Learning in a Participatory Culture
Maria Bajo Physics TeacherIES La Mallola High School "I can't believe this tool is free, it helps me so much to use videos in the classroom. I strongly recommend it to any teacher interested in implementing the flipped classroom. Easy to edit videos and easy to track students! It is a must!"
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At some point in my life, a few years back, Facebook became much less….interesting to me. Much less cool, even. I thought it was me. I assumed I was getting old and that my friends, acquaintances, and I were just doing less interesting stuff. Or maybe just posting about more boring stuff? Teacher vs Student: How Each Actually Uses Social Media
Ten crucial steps for implementing new technology in your classroom So, you want to use that new app, site, web tool, gizmo, or doo-dad in the classroom? That’s great! Now what?
Ontario ConnectEd Leaders Consortium - Education and Social Media — The View from Ontario Earlier this week I read Chris Kennedy’s blog post “Education and Social Media in British Columbia“. Chris takes stock of where edublogging is at in BC and includes the provocative claim that BC is numero uno across Canada when it comes to the use of social media in education. As much as I like to remind myself that I am not competitive, it just isn’t true Chris’ claim got to me.
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I Created A Class Twitter Account, Now What?
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