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I write this while sitting at a marvelous presentation all about creativity at the 2012 CALI Conference . The presentation is all about encouraging you to creatively approach problems, recognizing when there’s a solution, and how to basically be at your best.
In nearly three years, Google has developed new products, discontinued a few, and offered new features, and more people have found great ways to save time with Google. So we’ve gone and found even more great tips for saving time with Google, and this time around, the list has made it all the way to 181 different tricks. Explore our collection of tricks to find new, faster ways to search, read email, manage your time, and more.
Just returned home from speaking at another large international conference where meaningless clichés filled the air and rolled off of people’s tongues. Aside from being boring, clichés oversimplify complex issues and distract us from making forward progress.
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As an English teacher, I’ve had numerous conversations with college professors who lament the writing skills of their first year students. But not all writing.
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Evernote is a great web service and software application that we can use in education.
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The following article is by Julie Delello of the University of Texas at Tyler. She can be reached at jdelello[at]uttyler.edu if you have any questions or comments.
This Guest Post is by Samantha Peters, who runs theeducationupdate.com and enjoys writing about new ways for teachers can use Pinterest and other social media platforms to enhance learning in the classroom.
Thanks to EdSurge for providing a link to this informative presentation by Frank Catalano on trends in educational technology . In it, he outlines five trends that cross K-12 and higher education, and it's certainly hard to argue with any of them. Tablets Digital Chunked Content Games/Simulations Paradata (Learning Analytics) UnCollege Movement Reading through this made me think about my own lists of trends and, more importantly, the reasoning behind what research I am pursuing at the moment, and why I clip the articles I do.
A group of publishers and tech companies gathered in Washington today to talk about getting digital textbooks into U.S. classrooms. The gathering, convened by the FCC and the Department of Education, included everyone from Apple to Intel to McGraw-Hill, and it was premised on the idea that digitizing classrooms is a good thing .
iBooks Author is Apple’s new move into the world of eBook self publishing. I recently wrote a textbook for an event we had at New Hampton School and I thought I would share my impressions of the tool.
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Feast your eyes on the future of the Internet — beautiful websites built with HTML5. The newest version of HTML effectively catapults words and graphics into another dimension without plug-ins or the annoying lag time.