The Common Core State Standards are here. These are the apps you need. Tests and textbooks are catching on to the fact that teachers will be expected to meet the Common Core State Standards, but few apps are up to speed.
Today, I spent the day running workshops in Springfield, Massachusetts. In a few of my workshops the question of how to go about safely showing YouTube videos in the classroom came up. The tool that I shared today and have shared since I discovered it is A Cleaner Internet .
Technology has become a seamless part of students’ lives in and out of the classroom, and schools must find ways to integrate it.
The very mention of QR codes will probably incite groans even in the least cynical of technophiles. What once was a tangible, exciting example of two-worlds colliding, bringing the physical world into the digital realm with funky barcodes and smartphones, now illustrates what can happen when we’re not really quite sure how to implement a fledgling technology. Football teams with QR codes on their shirts ?
The Gmail+1"hack" isn't a new trick and I can't remember when I first tried it, but it still works and it still provides a solution to a problem that a lot of teachers run into when they want their students to use a new web tool.
This morning I shared an old post about Fotobabble on the Free Technology for Teachers Facebook page .
Apple's Mobile Safari browser doesn't current support extensions or add-ons, so there isn't currently a native Evernote Web Clipper for this browser. There are, however, a couple of other ways to clip content into your Evernote account using your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. Note, though, that these are workarounds and are not officially supported.
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ABC Splash brings you the best Australian content from across ABC TV and Radio plus high-quality video from around the world. a new world-class education website for Australia packed with hundreds of videos, audio clips and games 100% free to watch and play at home and in school See volcanos erupt and microbats fly.
I made this USB flash diskette a couple of months ago after salvaging floppy disks for garbage from our school's computer laboratory. I wasn't really sure what to do with it, but I got a feeling of saving them for later. Maybe I could make a lampshade out of it or just anything if I have free time.
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Below are some great YouTube channels for science.
As I mentioned in my previous post, today I spent the day working with teachers on using Google apps to address some Common Core standards.
For about as long as I can remember I have carried a Swiss Army knife in my pocket with my change.