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The C-Print® System. iPad Be Nimble, iPad Be Quick. One of the most challenging lessons for schools to learn in implementing iPads is that the iPad is not a laptop.

iPad Be Nimble, iPad Be Quick

The conversation can sometimes get bogged down around the device, trapping schools in these definitions as they lose sight of the central reasons to use technology: To enhance teaching and learningTo differentiate instructionTo personalize the learning experienceTo solve authentic problems where technology must be used to solve those problems This is not an easy lesson. Swivl. Google Glass: Making Learning Visible with Wearable Technology. I am an eye.

Google Glass: Making Learning Visible with Wearable Technology

I am a mechanical eye. I, a machine, am showing you a world, the likes of which only I can see. -- from Dziga Vertov's (1896 - 1954) "I Am Camera. " This September I watched anxiously as Dylan, my student in the Personal Projects class, lifted a jagged, ruby-colored shard of glass over the worktable while wearing computer-in-an-eyeglass technology known as Google Glass. I asked was he recording. He nodded "Yes. " Dylan was about to smooth the edges of the ruby shard using a grinder for the stain-glass window he was making while recording the process using Glass.

Google aps - Search. Free Online Resources to Spark Creativity - Free Online Resources to Spark Creativity. WebQuests in the Middle School Curriculum: Promoting Technological Literacy in the Classroom "…technological literacy mus. Let’s Play! 20+ Sites for Young Learners. Part of the Cool Sites series Sometimes, the teachers of young learners get a bad reputation for playing all day in their classes.

Let’s Play! 20+ Sites for Young Learners

Let me tell you a secret. Any great teacher of young learners is definitely playing a lot in and out of the classroom! Play is an important part of development. Children are motivated by learning through play and learn a lot through playing such as: An Automatic Online Video Editor. Animoto. EduCanon. Stop Frame Animator. Free Online Game Creator.

By kylemawer This free downloadable game creator let’s you make your very own flash games.

Free Online Game Creator

If you’ve ever fancied turning your hand to making a simple flash game or perhaps you’re looking for a summer course project to run with learners then Stencyl could be just the program for you. It’s free, online, simple to download and use and it’s available for either a PC or a Mac. The program comes with a few examples to try out and customize. They are pictured here on the left. After a quick look I settled on the RPG (role playing game) option. The vocabulary looked a bit richer and there’s potential to exploit a narrative within the game.It also looked quite easy to understand and explain just by looking at the opening shot (see below)Learners could be away from computers and draw, design and discuss the game. McGraw-Hill Education Offers Free iPad Math Apps.

By Cristi | April 15, 2011 | 5 comments McGraw-Hill is a familiar name in education and to support this week’s National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference, McGraw-Hill Education is offering its Everyday Mathematics apps for free through April 17th.

McGraw-Hill Education Offers Free iPad Math Apps

The Everyday Math apps are designed to give students in kindergarten through sixth grade a quick and easy way to practice and reinforce different math concepts. Kids can practice multiplication, brush-up on fractions, review number line skills and more with this collection of apps: Everyday Mathematics Divisibility Dash – This games helps kids learn to recognize multiples and divisors. Scratch - Imagine, Program, Share.

Animate Your Life. Game-based blended learning & classroom response system. Motionshows.com - Create Stunning Professional Video and Web Presentations in Minutes. Loopster.com - Free Online Video Editor. Creates amazing videos from your photos. Video Scribing Videos, Whiteboard animation videos and animation videos - Ydraw.com. VideoScribe - Whiteboard Drawing Animation made easy.

Dvolver Moviemaker. Freemake.com. Zimmertwins. Voki.com. SEO Cardiff, Web Design Cardiff. 5 Epiphanies on Learning in a 1:1 iPad Classroom. Last fall, my high school handed iPads to each student in the building, and I began my journey as the school's Instructional Technology Coach.

5 Epiphanies on Learning in a 1:1 iPad Classroom

Since our faculty had spent the previous year preparing for the rollout, I knew our classroom environment and teaching methods would evolve. Video Games: Using Technology to Create a New Paradigm. Posted 01/06/2015 12:41PM | Last Commented 01/13/2015 8:04AM Thinking back to when I was in Elementary school, I remember I was first introduced to a computer there.

Video Games: Using Technology to Create a New Paradigm

The computer lab was exciting and new and we had only a few times a week that our class was able to use them because of the high demand. We could learn, interact and immerse ourselves in the Oregon Trail and return to the classroom to share our adventures in front of everyone. It was one of the highlights of my school week. Learn about easy, free and safe text messaging for teachers with Remind (formerly Remind101) America Tomorrow. You can use Simplicity Extend Theme for more options, more functions and more visual elements.

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The Digital Divide in Classroom Technology Use: A Comparison of Three Schools. The Digital Divide in Classroom Technology Use: A Comparison of Three Schools Matthew H.

The Digital Divide in Classroom Technology Use: A Comparison of Three Schools

Rafalow Abstract While concerns about the “digital divide,” or access to technology, remain relevant for many schools, we do not yet fully know how often-expensive education technologies are employed across school contexts. In particular, few studies exist that evaluate how teacher beliefs about student social class and race-ethnicity, as well as institutional perceptions of the value of new technologies, inform everyday teacher practices with such technologies.

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