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Few scientific papers are written in crayon and begin with the words, “Once upon a time.” But then again, few scientific papers are written by a group of 8 to 10-year-olds.
Posted by Cameron Hocking on Friday, February 22nd 2013 Recently I attended an online seminar with Howard Rheingold, an advocate of using technology mindfully . As the session began, Howard directed participants towards a shared note taking space set up using the Meeting Words site.
Every single teacher is concerned about his/ her teaching practices and the skills involved in this process.
Posted by Cameron Hocking on Friday, February 15th 2013 Mural.ly is an interesting new site that lets users create a digital mural using images, videos, web pages and diagrams sourced from any website. While there have been other sites that have similar features to Mural.ly, it is definitely worth a look as it combines a number of great features from other web tools. At first glance Mural.ly looks like a cross between Glogster and Wallwisher (which recently changed names to Padlet ). You can pin items to a large virtual wall by either uploading the items, entering the url of the item or dragging the item into the Mural.ly window.
What latest gadgets and gizmos are going to change your classroom in 2013? It’s hard to know exactly what will catch on and what won’t, but the following list showcases some of the emerging new technologies, software, and platforms available.
One of the most popular posts that I've published on Free Technology for Teachers is a list of ten free tools for creating comics online. I wrote that post three years ago. Since then some of the tools have gone offline or started charging users.
Publishing student thinking can be among the most powerful ways to improve learning. There are a variety of reasons for this, but the biggest reason is that the “threat” of publishing moves the lodestone from the classroom to the “real world.” This, of course, changes everything.
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Back-to-school time brings different experiences for each child.
(Cross-posted at TechLearning ) Many years ago I helped operate a soup kitchen on San Jose’s (CA) Skid Row.
Snipping Tool can take a snapshot of all or part of your screen—watch this video to see how. (0:50) Recipes, news stories, book reviews—you name it. Sometimes the easiest way to save a copy of something is to simply take a snapshot of your screen.
Wikis are an exceptionally useful tool for getting students more involved in curriculum. They’re often appealing and fun for students to use, while at the same time ideal for encouraging participation, collaboration, and interaction. Read on to see how you can put wikis to work in your classroom.
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