Web 2.0 Tools for Schools
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Interactive resources for specific core content areas.
Gamification, digital storytelling, virtual classrooms…it’s not easy to keep track of all of the new buzzwords in the booming edtech sector. At Boundless, we’re confronted with these terms and technologies every day, and we do our best to keep all of the lingo straight. We put together a little cheat sheet to help you master some of the most important words to know in edtech.
When it comes to using web resources with our students, time plays a decisive role.It is next to impossible for a busy teacher restricted by curriculum constraints, day to day lesson preparations, assignment corrections, to mention but a few of his chores, to effectively search the web and find the adequate resources to share with his/ her students. Most people just do not have the time to learn all these technologies and some educators pick just one or two websites of interest and start exploring them.
Information graphics which are the visual representation of data known as infogographics are making rounds online these days. It seems like web users are favouring this form of content format over other forms.
This is good it is working how we would like it too and benefit by Feb 23
This is cool for using with the students in digital lit. to show how to use pics. in the correct way and always list the original source. by Feb 22
Can students learn online skills from a teacher? More and more, I’m thinking the answer is no.
There is no doubt to anyone who has used an iPad or any tablet for that matter that they show a clear alternative to teaching learning in the classroom beyond laptops, screens and monitors. The iPads simplicity of use and massive range of apps give it a great deal of appeal as a teaching and learning tool and the future looks bright for this trend to continue. Yes it does have a number of shortfalls in some areas - like any early technology so I am going to share some great resources with you that I have come across which highlight the benefits of iPads in the class room and hopefully they will be of use to you.
Lulu , a book publishing site, is in the news this week.
If you’re looking for the best way to incorporate Google+ into your classroom or simply deciding if the new service is for you, you’re in luck.
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50 Web 2.0 Ways to Tell a Story ( return ) Note! 50+ Ways is no longer being updated here but over at the new site for 50+ Web 2.0 Ways to Tell a Story -- http://50ways.wikispaces.com/ It has more organizational features and includes ways for you to add content to the site once you join the new wiki.