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Top Tools for Learning 2012. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 « Ramblings of a Remote Worker. 50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About. Technology and education are pretty intertwined these days and nearly every teacher has a few favorite tech tools that make doing his or her job and connecting with students a little bit easier and more fun for all involved. Yet as with anything related to technology, new tools are hitting the market constantly and older ones rising to prominence, broadening their scope, or just adding new features that make them better matches for education, which can make it hard to keep up with the newest and most useful tools even for the most tech-savvy teachers.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 4 Excellent Infographics on 21st Century Classroom. We keep talking alot about the 21st century teachers and students and the skills they need to have but what about the 21st century classroom ?

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 4 Excellent Infographics on 21st Century Classroom

Does it resemble the old traditional classroom or is it different ? Well, probably all of you would agree that we are in front of a new type of classroom, one that is hugely impacted and revolutionized by the integration of technology inside its four corners. It has become an open space of collaborative learning where production is valued over retention, and where communication is the backbone of the learning process. 21st century classroom is idiosyncratic in its features. It has certain distinctive characteristics that you can not find somewhere else and this mostly because of the embrace of new technology, including the mobile one, in education. Click on any title to access the full infographic. Top 100 Sites & Apps of 2012.

It's that time of year again where I get to write my favorite post.

Top 100 Sites & Apps of 2012

This year instead of doing just my top favorite sites I'm going to include Apps due to the shift in education to mobile learning and the "flipped classroom". While last years post included lots of educational networks, this year has lots of curation sites as well as writing/grammar sites. I I hope you enjoy this post as much as I had writing it. *Any site on the 2011 top 100 list will not appear on this list.

Top 100 Sites & Apps of 2012 MentorMob - Probably the coolest site I've come across this year. Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers. The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You. 100 Web 2.0 Tools Every Teacher Should Know About 44.24K Views 0 Likes We're always trying to figure out the best tools for teachers, trends in the education technology industry, and generally doing our darnedest to bring you new and exciting ways to enhance the classroom. The 30 Best Web 2.0 Tools For Teachers (2012 Edition) Looking for the best cloud computing software for your school?

What about a way to remotely store homework and other assignments? It’s time to figure out which web 2.0 tool is right for you! The following presentation contains dozens of the most popular tools being used in classrooms right now. In fact, I’ve personally used more than 90% of these tools in higher education. They’re useful, most are free (some are freemium), and true time-savers. See Also: The 100 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You Each slide in the below presentation by Rafael Scapin contains the name, description, link, and screenshot of what each tool looks like and does.

Edudemic’s Recommendations If you’re looking to try out some of these tools, here are the top 5 tools we recommend you try out (if you haven’t already). 10 Free Web Tools For Teachers Being Used Right Now. The internet is agog with useful resources for teaching one way or another. Tutors, teachers and of course students are already benefiting from the use of such tools. And, a great thing about them is that a lot of these resources are actually available for use absolutely free of any charge. Now if you are trying to figure out which tools these are here is a list of 10 top-notch free online resources that teachers, tutors and others are already making use of in no particular order: 1.

Blogger Blogger , which many are already familiar with, is the first on this list. 2. Students as well as their teachers can make use of Wikispaces to publish, post, share text, images, videos, et al. via this virtual space platform. 3. This is another great free resource from Google. 4. 4teachers 4teachers as the name suggests is a website that is replete with educational tools for teachers to use. 5. 6. 7. Educational videos can be created using Animoto . 8. 10 Free Web 2.0 Tools And How To Easily Use Them In Your Classroom. Earlier this week I had the opportunity to attend the first Ozarks Education Research Initiative (OERI) Teacher Technology Conference at Willard High School (MO).

The learning sessions I attended were all very good and I am going to share 10 of the FREE tools I learned about below. I will be incorporating them into how I teach and hopefully by using these tools during faculty meetings, PD sessions, and other opportunities as they arise, this will help us all to find ways to incorporate them into the classroom to engage our students even more.

This quote from last week has stuck with me ever since it was spoken – “Date the tool. Marry the idea.” I don’t recall who this is attributed to, but it resonates with me still. Engagement is key! Twitter summary of OERI Teacher Technology Conference at Willard High School on May 30, 2012 via Storify This is a summary of the tweets sent out during the conference.

Socrative This link takes you to their website. Today’s Meet by Allison Pilley @ajpilley. 4 Ways Online Learning Makes A Difference. The Internet has made many things possible that would have been difficult to imagine just a few decades ago. People are able to find information on almost any subject in a few seconds, and more people are able to educate themselves as a result. Many people have also found more opportunities for education through developments in online education. Accredited universities are offering a wide-range of courses for undergraduates and graduate students, and studying through the channels of the Internet has made higher education much more flexible. Although there were many educators and institutions that were skeptical in how effective online education could be, there have since been many success stories and statistics that have shown how beneficial it can be to learn through online classrooms.

Better Overall Performance As you might imagine, The Department of Education has taken a special interest in online learning. More Availability The Trend Towards More Online Education In the End. Communicate and collaborate in realtime.