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A Social Network Can Be a Learning Network - Online Learning. By Derek Bruff Last fall, for my first-year writing seminar on the history and mathematics of cryptography, I posted my students' expository-writing essays on our course blog.

A Social Network Can Be a Learning Network - Online Learning

The assignment had asked students to describe a particular code or cipher that we had not already discussed—how it came to be, how it works, how to crack it, who used it. ToonDoo - World's fastest way to create cartoons! Flisti - Create free online polls without signing-up. Planbook Touch: iPad Lesson Plan Book App For Teachers. Planbook Touch has dozens of features to help you get more organized, save time, and share your lesson plans Choose Your Schedule Planbook can accommodate schedules where you teach the same thing each day, your classes change each day but repeat weekly and rotating schedules (up to a 14 day rotation).

Planbook Touch: iPad Lesson Plan Book App For Teachers

Write your Lesson Plans Planbook gives you 6 customizable fields to hold your lesson plans. Shareable sticky notes web-app. Edistorm. Easily Publish Gorgeous Magazines. Springnote - your online notebook based on wiki.

MAKE BELIEFS COMIX! Online Educational Comic Generator for Kids of All Ages. Postica . stick it! 1. Type note here. 2. Set as homepage. 3. Get to work! Stixy: For Flexible Online Creation Collaboration and Sharing. Wiffiti. DisaPainted. Share and mark up documents online. Words that stick. Beautiful Word Clouds.

An Automatic Online Video Editor. Write Comics. Movie Maker. Guide to iMovie. <div class="greet_block wpgb_cornered"><div class="greet_text"><div class="greet_image"><a href=" rel="nofollow"><img src=" alt="WP Greet Box icon"/></a></div>Hello there!

Guide to iMovie

If you are new here, you might want to <a href=" rel="nofollow"><strong>subscribe to the RSS feed</strong></a> for updates on this topic. <div style="clear:both"></div></div></div> The following steps are included in the “Video” chapter of the forthcoming EPUB eBook, “Playing with Media: simple ideas for powerful sharing.” Photo Effects and Photo Editing with One Click - BeFunky.com. Scratch. GoAnimate - Make your own cartoons and animations easily. Our to. Comic Creator.

The Comic Creator invites students to compose their own comic strips for a variety of contexts (prewriting, pre- and postreading activities, response to literature, and so on).

Comic Creator

The organizers focus on the key elements of comic strips by allowing students to choose backgrounds, characters, and props, as well as to compose related dialogue (shown at left). This versatile tool can be used by students from kindergarten through high school, for purposes ranging from learning to write dialogue to an in-depth study of a formerly neglected genre. The tool is easy to use, made even easier with the Comic Strip Planning Sheet, a printable PDF that comic creators can use to draft and revise their work before creating and printing their final comics.

After completing their comic, students have the ability to print out and illustrate their final versions for feedback and assessment. Witty Comics - Make a Comic. DoppelMe - Free Dynamic Avatars. Creating Books on the iPad.

Book Creator for iPad: $7.49The simple way to create your own beautiful iBooks, right on the iPad.

Creating Books on the iPad

Read them in iBooks, send them to your friends, or submit them to the iBookstore. Ideal for children’s picture books, photo books, art books, cook books, manuals, textbooks, and the list goes on. eBook Creator: $4.49 ‘eBook Creator’ is a simple and easy ebook creation application. It's interface is designed for all ages and skill levels so that young kids are able to make ebooks using the app. Flipbook! - Maker.

Stage'D! Video Slideshow Maker with Music. TitanPad. Why Kids Can't Search. Illustration: Tymn Armstrong We’re often told that young people tend to be the most tech-savvy among us.

Why Kids Can't Search

But just how savvy are they? A group of researchers led by College of Charleston business professor Bing Pan tried to find out. 5 Fantastic Ways to Use Wallwisher in the Classroom. Home » Classroom Technology, Education Written by Grace26 August 2010 With everyone going back to school slowly but surely, I’ve been playing with and researching some fun tools to use in the classroom.

5 Fantastic Ways to Use Wallwisher in the Classroom

I’ve known about Wallwisher since FETC 2010 but really didn’t give it much more than a glance or two until now. I have to say, I’m kind of lovin’ it! So, what is Wallwisher? WEB 2.0 FOR SECONDARY TEACHERS. Six Twitter Applications That Let You Tweet on Your Desktop. If you’re an avid Twitter user, chances are you’re using one of these Twitter Desktop Applications that basically allow you to receive and post Tweets from your desktop.

Six Twitter Applications That Let You Tweet on Your Desktop

Meaning, you don’t have to visit your Twitter.com page from time to time to find out what’s new about your Twitter friends. If you haven’t used a Twitter desktop application before, well this might be the right time to do so. We’ve picked several of the Twitter Desktop Applications available for you to use. Apps in Education. Diigo - Web Highlighter and Sticky Notes, Online Bookmarking and Annotation, Personal Learning Network.

Veengle. Technology. iAppsForTeachers. 44 Benefits of Collaborative Learning. 100 Web Tools to Enhance Collaboration (Part 1) by Ozge Karaoglu. 0 Comments January 5, 2010 By: Tech Learning Blog Staff Jan 5 Written by: 1/5/2010 8:48 AM ShareThis "If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.

100 Web Tools to Enhance Collaboration (Part 1) by Ozge Karaoglu

" 20 Interesting Ways* to use an iPad in the Classroom. The 10 Best iPhone and iPad Apps for Art Teachers 2010. Since publishing our 30 Best iPhone Apps for Art Teachers last year (August 2009), we have discovered many new apps that are worthy of being added to our best list.

The 10 Best iPhone and iPad Apps for Art Teachers 2010

Covering a wide range of interests and uses, below are the Teaching Palette’s 10 Best iPhone, iPad and iPod Apps for Art Teachers 2010 – the latest and greatest apps for art teachers and their students. Consider this an amendment to last year’s list. Apps for Student and Teacher Use Animalia Based on the beautiful illustrations from the classic book by the same name, this app brings “eye spy” to a whole new level. ShowMe - iPad Interactive whiteboard. iPad Apps. Teaching with an iPad. InClass for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store. Description Organize your schedule. Share your notes. Ace your classes. ***Feb '12: Featured in What's Hot in Education by Apple!

iPad Curriculum. Preparing Your School for an iPad Implementation. ShowMe - The Online Learning Community. CoSketch.com - Online Whiteboard Collaboration. Curate.Us - Share Screen Clips Everywhere. Create timeline and share it on the web - whenintime.