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Academe: Magazine of the AAUP. De volgende digitale revolutie. Engagement and creativity through mobile learning. 100+ Registration Free Tools for Students. One of the common obstacles to using many Web 2.0 tools in elementary school and middle school classrooms is the registration requirement that those tools have.

100+ Registration Free Tools for Students

Fortunately, there are many good Web 2.0 tools that do not require registration. Nathan Hall has started to put together a Diigo list of Web 2.0 tools that do not require registration. When I saw the list yesterday it had 60 items. When I looked at the list this morning there were 101 items on the list. Take a look at Nathan's list and I think you'll find some new-to-you tools, I did.

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Storytelling. Aabella. Top 10 Technology Blogs for Education. Education, as with all aspects of culture, is greatly impacted by the forward progress of technology.

Top 10 Technology Blogs for Education

Several technology blogs for education are maintained by well-known individuals in the field of secondary and postsecondary education. These technology blogs address technological developments as these innovations relate to education. Many of the top 10 technology blogs for education are maintained by those who specialize in integrating information technology with education.

Most bloggers on the list are renown in the educational field and all offer great ideas and insights for teachers and others interested in using technology to enhance traditional educational methods. Check out our picks here: 1. The Innovative Educator is a blog created and maintained by author Lisa Neilsen. 2. Free Technology 4 Teachers is a blog that introduces teachers to free web-based applications, such as YouTube. 3. 4. 5. 6. Noted e-learning expert, Steve Wheeler, maintains the Learning with “e’s” blog. 8. MOOC. Peter Norvig: The 100,000-student classroom. Technology for Schools. We Collaborate! - Users of Blackboard Collaborate.

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Blackboard. TEL-blogs. ELI horizon rapports. ePortfolio. 21st century skills. Digitale Didactiek. iPad for Teaching & Learning. 12 iPad Apps for Storytelling in the Classroom. Storytelling continues to gain popularity as an educational activity as it stimulates a deep thinking process, it provides opportunities for reflection and it enhances and enriches the learning experience for our students.

12 iPad Apps for Storytelling in the Classroom

Storytelling is a very powerful way of communicating with our peers and portrays to others who we are and what our own stories are. It also provides an opportunity to connect with a group by creating a shared experience. This is vital in any community but more so in an educational setting where we are nurturing and fostering creativity. So here are a number of apps that provide the tools for students to participate in the long and rich history of storytelling. Just because it is in a digital format does not make it any less rich to either the audience or within the medium. Sock Puppets:Sock Puppets lets you add Puppets, props, scenery, and backgrounds and start creating. Doodlecast: Doodlecast is a drawing app that records your voice as you draw. Storyrobe: StoryPatch: The Must-Have App Review Rubric. Added by Jeff Dunn on 2011-11-22 So you just downloaded a few educational apps that you think might be useful in your classroom.

The Must-Have App Review Rubric

How do you accurately compare and contrast them? Thanks to a new app review rubric from by eMobilize , it’s easier than ever to understand just how useful an app may be in the classroom. On a related note, the Edudemic Directory features many educational apps and lets you quickly compare them to see how they stack up. Give it a try today! I’ve rewritten the original rubric from eMobilize and tailored it to fit all school districts.

Download The Rubric Here (PDF) Overview of the App App Title: App Publisher/Developer: Version: Link to App Store: Curriculum Compliance Yes/ No – Is it relevant to the curriculum framework? Operational Yes/ No – Is navigation easy? Pedagogy Yes/ No – Does the material accommodate diverse ways in which students learn? Comments are closed. Redefining Instruction With Technology: Five Essential Steps. UserID: iCustID: IsLogged: false IsSiteLicense: false UserType: anonymous DisplayName: TrialsLeft: 0 Trials: Tier Preview Log: Exception pages ( /tm/articles/2012/01/25/tln_magiera1.html ) = NO Internal request ( 198.27.81.81 ) = NO Open House ( 2014-04-15 01:40:25 ) = NO Site Licence : ( 198.27.81.81 ) = NO ACL Free A vs U ( 2100 vs 0 ) = NO Token Free (NVYDVMwR0ynRteq1 gF3gVIm1AgukjRZvplL) = NO Blog authoring preview = NO Search Robot ( Firefox ) = NO Purchased ( 0 ) = NO Monthly ( 59cb1f7c-a3dd-4b6d-56dd-eca658a76824 : 3 / 3 ) = NO 0: /teachers/living-in-dialogue/2013/01/the_education_reform_dichotomy.html 1: /edweek/curriculum/2013/01/what_is_college_and_career_rea.html 2: /ew/issues/high-school-reform/index.html Can add to monthly ( /tm/articles/2012/01/25/tln_magiera1.html ) = NO Access denied ( -1 ) = NO Internal request ( 66.151.111.58 ) = NO Site Licence : ( 66.151.111.58 ) = NO Search Robot ( EPE Bot ) = YES Access granted ( 5 ) = YES.

Redefining Instruction With Technology: Five Essential Steps

28 Creative Ideas for Teaching with Twitter. Digital Tools Flickr:Steve Garfield Enterprising educators are using Twitter in creative ways, to engage students inside and outside of class, to stay on top of education news, and keep in touch with peers and students.

28 Creative Ideas for Teaching with Twitter

A recent post by Best Online Colleges enumerates 28 ways to use Twitter in class. They’ve asked me to repost, and I’m happy to share it. Instant feedback: ReadWriteWeb and Mashable both featured Monica Rankin, a history professor at University of Dallas, and discussed how she utilizes Twitter to gather real-time feedback. iPads, Apps and the Art of the Tablet. Reflection.app - AirPlay Mirroring to your Mac. iPads in Education. iPads in Education. Blooms Taxonomy with Apps. After seeing the chart on of Bloom's Taxonomy on bloomsapps, I thought I could make a more thorough table.

Blooms Taxonomy with Apps

I like the headings that were used in the chart. Creating Compile information together in a different way by combining elements in a new pattern or proposing alternative solutions.CreatePredictImage Evaluating Present and defend opinions by making judgments about information, validity of ideas or quality of work based on a set of criteriaJudgments in terms of internal evidenceJudgments in terms of external criteria Analyzing Examine and break information into parts by identifying motives or causes. Applying Using new knowledge. Understanding Demonstrate understanding of facts and ideas by organizing, describing and comparing.DiscussVisualizeExplain Remembering Exhibit memory of previously learned material by recalling facts.TellListWrite This is a brilliant idea.

Literatuurlijst 'Sociale media in het onderwijs' iBooks 2 Keynote. Digital Storytelling. Demibooks Inc. Composer Demibooks® Composer provides an affordable, versatile and incredibly easy-to-use method of creating your own book apps with realistic physics, animation, images, text, sounds, movies and visual effects.

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Download Composer Pro from the App Store. Produce interactive content with the same tool used by many leading publishers and independent storytellers. In addition to Composer Pro, Composer Studio is also available on a subscription basis and supports project import for collaboration. Publishing to the App Store is $249/title. To share your projects with friends, family, and collaborators, use the Composer Share app, to easily open and read any interactive content created in any version Composer.

Join our User Community. Imagination: Creating the Future of Education & Work. Jufmelis.nl. Why Innovation Dies. Interactive Teaching and Learning. Rethinking the Way College Students Are Taught. It's a typical scene: a few minutes before 11:00 on a Tuesday morning and about 200 sleepy-looking college students are taking their seats in a large lecture hall - chatting, laughing, calling out to each other across the aisles.

Rethinking the Way College Students Are Taught

Class begins with a big "shhhh" from the instructor. This is an introductory chemistry class at a state university. For the next hour and 15 minutes, the instructor will lecture and the students will take notes. By the end of class, the three large blackboards at the front of the room will be covered with equations and formulas. Students in this class say the instructor is one of the best lecturers in the department. Student Marly Dainton says she doesn't think she'll remember much from this class. "I'm going to put it to short-term memory," she says. One of the Oldest Teaching Methods It's a tradition going back thousands of years. Redish is trying to change the way college students are taught. Redish has been teaching at the University of Maryland since 1970.

Facebook for Learning at #IMEC8. Connectivism. Flipping the Classroom. Classroom 2.0. How Things Changed With @Evernote. I'll admit it.

How Things Changed With @Evernote

I have to be one of the most unorganized people on the planet. I have notebooks in just about every bag I carry. Multiple calendars and I still miss appointments. Slips of papers as reminders with some string of illegible thoughts on them, that, when I find them, I don't have a clue what I was thinking when I wrote them. I have more than 10 different types of projects going on at anyone time. Organization isn't really in my vocabulary. Well, let me say, it wasn't in my vocabulary. But it is now, thanks to Evernote. I had tried Evernote in the past. Ok, so what is it? To boil it all down. Here is a view of my current notebooks. So I have notebooks for work, personal and other work I do. I keep Evernote open on my computer at all times. In this notebook are notes for 3 presentations I did at a recent district technology conference.

There are lots of uses in Education too. Best thing to do now is go download it and start small. Do you use Evernote? The Innovative Educator. Flatworlded.wikispaces.