For those of you who have begun using Google Forms in your classrooms and schools, you have probably found that they are a great way to collect data. From room reservations to formative assessments, forms offer a plethora of supports as an educator. Want to take it up a notch?
Google Digital Literacy Tour iKeepSafe is dedicated to the education of families on how to stay safe online.
Guide updated January 18, 2012
Google Plus vs. Facebook Video Chat: Why teachers and the education market will (or should) lean towards Google Plus - Tech-Savvy TeacherIt is a big summer so far in social networking.
Google+ , Google's social network, has some great features that other networks don't have.
Last semester I taught my favorite book, Mark Z.
Audio and Video
Curation vs. Aggregation?
Randy Muller, Global Knowledge Instructor
In my Times column Thursday , I mentioned that there’s no core curriculum for technology. Nobody teaches you the basics. You just pick stuff up as you go along.
Technology directors around the country are taking a hard look at the price they pay for school digital learning environment and wondering if they should make the jump to open-source.
What it is: No matter what subject(s) you teach, digital literacy is something we all need to take the responsibility to expose our students to. iKeep Safe (one of my favorites for Internet safety with Faux Paw the Techno cat!)
Sharing the web with students can be a challenge. Websites can often have urls that feel unending, students can copy down a url incorrectly, students type with different speeds, or characters show up in the address that they are unfamiliar with. Complicated urls can single-handedly convince teachers to ditch a wonderful web resource for something easier to manage…like a worksheet.
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Using digital technologies to support teachers in designing effective technology-e nhanced learning (TEL). We are working with practising teachers to research, and co-construct, an interactive Learning Design Support Environment (the Learning Designer ) to scaffold teachers’ decision-making from basic planning to creative TEL design. Through this iterative research-design process we hope to address the above issues and build the means by which the teaching community can collaborate further on how best to deploy TEL.
Visit a concept map of this tool kit I.