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eLearning Tools. Blended Learning. DigitalDisruption - building a web savvy generation. Parental Engagement. Technology. Technology. Create Rich, Active and Social eLearning with Curatr. Flat Classroom Project. BrainPOP UK customer buzz. Don’t just read the buzz – watch it too in our Video Testimonials!

BrainPOP UK customer buzz

“We’ve seen a real difference in terms of how children engage with their learning and particularly in them wanting to explore and learn more. Since using BrainPOP the quality and quantity of home learning has vastly improved. I personally don’t think there is anything better to encourage fun, substantial and real learning.” Sarah Wright, Longton Lane Primary (read the full article) “I would like to thank you for the unbelievably excellent response to my email query. Mary McDonach, parent, home educator, and writer on “I want to thank you for the personal touch in the help we have received from the BrainPOP team since joining. Mrs I Durrant, Evelina Hospital School “Often, on the educational front, parents can feel a little bit exposed; they’re not confident on the topics that the children are learning in school.

iPad. Assistive Technology. Teacher Tools. iPad, Apple. In Education. U. Rheingold U. is a totally online learning community, offering courses that usually run for five weeks, with five live sessions and ongoing asynchronous discussions through forums, blogs, wikis, mindmaps, and social bookmarks.


In my thirty years of experience online and my eight years teaching students face to face and online at University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University, I've learned that magic can happen when a skilled facilitator works collaboratively with a group of motivated students. Live sessions include streaming audio and video from me and from students, shared text chat and whiteboard, and my ability to push slides and lead tours of websites.

Future classes will cover advanced use of personal knowledge tools, social media for educators, participatory media/collective action, social media issues, introduction to cooperation studies, network and social network literacy, social media literacies, attention skills in an always-on world. Hweimar.wikispaces. What's Obvious to You, Is Amazing to Someone Else. One of the reasons I sometimes hear people give for not blogging, Tweeting, or otherwise participating in sharing their ideas online is, "I don't have anything to say.

What's Obvious to You, Is Amazing to Someone Else

" To that I often reply, "yes, you do. " The great thing about sharing online is that you never know who is going to discover what you share. Something that you think has been said one hundred times over might be brand new to someone else. We all have something to share. Applications for Education This message needs to be shared with our students too. Apple: iBooks 2 will 'reinvent textbooks' Apple has unveiled a glimpse of the classroom of the future, launching a new version of its iBooks software that will allow publishers to create interactive textbooks for iPad-owning students.

Apple: iBooks 2 will 'reinvent textbooks'

The new textbooks offer a host of functions which experts say will transform teaching – including images that turn into slideshows, links from the body text into glossaries, and multiple choice tests which are instantly assessed. Students will be able to create notes by highlighting text with their fingers, and then review all of their notes in one place – instantly creating a tailormade set of study cards. The price of the books – $14.99 or less – will also be a crucial factor in a market frequently criticised for its high prices.

According to Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isacsson, the Apple founder spent the last years of his life looking at how the company could shake up the textbook market. Apple unveiled the textbooks on Thursday at an event at the Guggenheim Museum in New York. iPad for Teaching & Learning. Technology "How To" Guidelines. "How to" Guideline series is coordinated by Helen Mongan-Rallis of the Education Department at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

Technology "How To" Guidelines

If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions to improve these guidelines please me at e-mail This site contains various guidelines developed to assist people in using a variety of computer applications and tools. Some of the guidelines have been designed for specific classes or workshops taught by Helen Mongan-Rallis but are included here as they may be of use to a broader audience. The authors are listed next to the tutorial name (unless just the link to a third-party tutorial is included and the author is unknown).

All work created by Helen Mongan-Rallis is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. Guidelines related to web page development: Wikis, Blogs, Podcasts & audio/video conferencing Course Management Systems. » Directory of Learning & Performance Tools C4LPT. Guides. Flipped Classroom Infographic. The 100 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You. The Wordle of this list! (Click image to enlarge) One of the most popular posts on Edudemic in 2010 was The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You and I felt it might be time for an update to that list for 2011. In order to put together a list of the best Web 2.0 classroom tools, I polled my Twitter followers, Facebook fans (are they still called fans? Likes?) And ran a contest to try and get as many submissions as possible.