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The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now) You've got every device under the sun in front of you.

The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now)

Now what apps are you going to use? Here are the apps or app categories that I recommend you test for your school. SmartBlog on Education - How to give students a voice in their education - SmartBrief SmartBlogs SmartBlogs. Those who know me, know that student voice is one of my biggest passions in education.

SmartBlog on Education - How to give students a voice in their education - SmartBrief SmartBlogs SmartBlogs

And not just any student voice, but including the voice of my students, all students, in the education that is being done to them every day. And yet, when I discuss student voice, many people assume it is just another quaint term for student engagement. The truth is that it is so much more. Student voice means giving students power to change the way education is happening, to offer them an outlet and an audience, to have their voices heard. Narrable. The 4 Essential Organization Apps For Your Classroom—And Tons of Ideas For Using Them.

Mobile Learning | Feature Page 2 of 2 The 4 Essential Organization Apps For Your Classroom—And Tons of Ideas For Using Them inClass inClass is a customizable agenda/planner designed specifically for school use.

The 4 Essential Organization Apps For Your Classroom—And Tons of Ideas For Using Them

As students use this year over year, they can go back and look at their work, as well as view notes from previous years and classes. So how do I use this in my classroom? From our perspective, we can set up our own classes, posting homework, notes, and other classroom materials. PaperPort Notes PaperPort Notes is a fantastic way to upload notes, copy teacher files, and mark up files. PaperPort Notes easily allows you to write directly on PDFs imported into the app.


6 Apps You Should Be Using with Evernote. Mashable calls it a second brain, Evernote is a powerful productivity app that, I believe, every teacher should be using.

6 Apps You Should Be Using with Evernote

Qr codes. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: How to Twitter in 60 Seconds. Our Educational Twitter section here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is growing bigger and bigger.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: How to Twitter in 60 Seconds

I know all of you have a Twitter account but I am not sure if you all use it for educational purposes or not and this is exactly why I created the section I mentioned earlier. I want those of you who still could not find their way through educational Tweeting to be able to learn how to use this social media first to grow professional and also to improve their teaching and learning. After going through the infographic below I decided to add it to our growing repository of Twitter resources.The graphic is a simple and easy guide that will walk you through the different steps you need to follow to tap into the educational potential of Twitter.

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A Free Complete Guide to Evernote. 17 Cool Tools for the School Year. About us Courses & workshops Consultancy services Clients & publications Tools & webquests Blog > Our Blog Our Blog At The Consultants-E we help educators worldwide become more comfortable with technology in their teaching.

17 Cool Tools for the School Year

Top 10 Video Apps for your iPhone or other mobile device. I had a life changing experience this past January. No, not one that will live in infamy. And no, not one that is really a big deal anymore for many people. But for me, it’s been a game changer. I bought my first iPhone. Now while I love all the ways I can use it to call, text, email, tweet, research, play “Words with Friends”, etc. some of the most fun I’ve had with it is as a video creation tool. Edu-pinning: Pinterest in Education « ErHead. My name is Erin Paynter and I am addicted to Pinterest.

Edu-pinning: Pinterest in Education « ErHead

Pinterest has been named over and over as the hottest new website for 2012, with the rate of new users rising every week at a seemingly exponential rate. Some of what is driving the huge rate of growth is its “viral” nature, meaning re-pins account for most of the activity on the site (MarktetingProfs article: Social Media: What’s Driving Pinterest’s Amazing Growth). My husband was at first fascinated by my fascination, but now he looks at me quizzically and asks, “Seriously, what’s it for?”. I found Courtney Lowery Cowgill’s article on MediaShift to be a great explanation: it’s part social networking (kind of), part bookmarking, part curating, part blogging.

In the past few weeks, the uses of Pinterest in the field of education have come zooming to the forefront of the online edu-chatter (see this post by Eric Sheninger). It's All About Learning. Having been on Twitter for almost 7 months now, I am still amazed at the professional development I experience on a daily basis from people on Twitter.

It's All About Learning

Some days, I only spend 10 minutes on Twitter in the morning, but even in that time, I still learn a great deal! There are always gems that people are posting including, links of blog posts or articles, and positive messages to retweet (RT). In the last few months, since the beginning of our Engaging the Digital Learner Dinner series the Information Technology Helping Teachers have been hosting, people have been expressing more interest in technology and Twitter as a learning tool. I am also involved with a wonderful group of administrators in a study group we call, “21st Century Learning”. We have been talking a little about Twitter in that group as well. A resource explaining and discussing Social Media OpenBook: A K-12 Tech Playbook for Teachers.

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Essential Tech Tools for NEW and Experienced Educators. What am I introducing to New Teachers as Essentials?

Essential Tech Tools for NEW and Experienced Educators

While I focus heavily on the TPACK framework during teaching, here are a few of the TECHNOLOGY TOOLS/KNOWLEDGE that my course (s) includes: In my current role as a Pre-Service Instructor at Brock University, I have small window of opportunity to introduce (and model) to new teachers to 21st Century Education.The following sites, and resources are what I consider to be the essentials of 21st Century tools (although there are many many more). These are my “I can’t live without” tech tools as learner and teacher. I am listing the best time-saving, collaborative, and integrated tools around! So open up your book marking tool, your Smartpen, or your favourite note taking device and save them for later, because you will need them to survive in the fast pace of 21st Century learning.