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New ed-tech services aim to stop the ‘summer slide’ This summer, students will have at least two new ed-tech services to offset summer learning loss, free of charge “Summer learning loss is the great open space of education,” said Tom Davidson, EverFi’s chief executive.Research suggests that students lose two to three months of grade-level equivalency in math skills over... International ed tech: Portugal’s success story Education stakeholders highlight an international perspective on ed-tech integrationAs the U.S. struggles with stagnant performance on international assessments, it could learn from other countries' successful ed-tech initiatives.During the… One startling fact about flipped learning Flipped learning now surpasses all other digital trendsFlipped learning has been on education’s radar for the last two years, with many schools experimenting with a teaching and learning…

Teaching and Learning: Using iPads in the Classroom Updated 01/2014 If I had thirty iPads in my class, what would I do with them? How would I use them to help my students learn better and help me teach better? Perhaps a better question is what would I do with them that I could not do with other tools that are available and cheaper? Certainly iPads are cheaper than computers, desktop or laptop, and they are more mobile. Speaking of computers, they were supposed to be the transformation of teaching and learning as we know it. Eight habits of highly effective 21st ce We hear a lot about the 21st century learner – but what about the 21st century teacher? Andrew Churches investigates what makes them succeed. What are the characteristics we would expect to see in a successful 21st century educator? Well, we know they are student-centric, holistic, and they’re teaching about how to learn as much as teaching about the subject area. We know, too, that they must be 21st century learners as well. But highly effective teachers in today’s classrooms are more than this – much more.

CloudOn brings Microsoft Office to your iPhone Will Kelly takes a look at CloudOn, the cloud-based Office suite for the iPad and Android that is now available for the iPhone. When I wrote "Tune your mobile office apps for BYOD," I saw that mobile office suites are gaining in features. However, CloudOn sat in a different class, because it runs a full version of the Microsoft Office suite, not a cut-down mobile version of the desktop word processor, spreadsheet, or presentation software. Now, CloudOn is available for the iPhone. If you're like me and keep certain project files in a cloud account, having CloudOn on your iPhone can help during those times when you need quick access to a document. Please note that you have to be online to use CloudOn. Classroom Timers - Fun Timers We've decided to put our new fun timers, and timers for classrooms into a nice sub-section. These are great timers for children, or maybe meetings, or anything really. They just add some extra fun to the usual countdown timers :-) Classic Classroom Timers: Explosive Fun Timers:

50 really useful iPad 2 tips and tricks An absolute gem of an article by John Brandon and Graham Barlow from MacLife on 30th March over at TechRadar. This is going to become my iPad manual from here on in. Customised iPads for all iPad 2 tips and original iPad tips - get 'em here! With great new features like two video cameras, a faster processor and a thinner design, the iPad 2 is the world's best tablet device. 100 Incredible Lectures from the World’s Top Scientists Posted on Thursday June 18, 2009 by Staff Writers By Sarah Russel Unless you’re enrolled at one of the best online colleges or are an elite member of the science and engineering inner circle, you’re probably left out of most of the exciting research explored by the world’s greatest scientists.

Only 1 iPad in the Classroom? [for additional ELA/Reading specific apps and ideas see Reading on the iPad] Is only one iPad in a classroom worth it? This question keeps reappearing on the EC Ning and in other blog spaces. The answer is easy: YES, especially if the teacher has access to a Mac desktop or (preferably) laptop and a wifi network in the classroom. It is an even larger YES if the Mac device has the most current operating system. Education Technology, Apps, Product Reviews, and Social Media – Edudemic 5 Ways To Be A Better Public Speaker 6.89K Views 0 Likes If you've been asked to speak at a conference or host a seminar, you may be shaking in your boots.

As I mentioned in my previous post, I intend to use my iPad to do as much of my work as possible and that includes setting up and producing this blog. I am using Blogspot for the blog as (a) its free and (b) I use Google Docs a lot so it made sense to stick with a Google service so I needed to find an app that would work with Blogspot. Step forward Blogpress, £1.79 from the app store, 2 minutes to set up and we're off! Home Page August 7, 2012 To all my educator colleagues: As you all know, I retired in June of 2011 from my school district job as Director of Technology. The iPad as RTI Intervention Toolkit While waiting for the iPad to arrive in my reading intervention classroom, I’ve had a lot of time to think and plan how I will use the device. Ground Rules I don’t want hundreds of apps. I’m looking for a few favorites.

Template For Calling Or Emailing Students’ Parents Click Here to get $20 off of a Keurig Brewer (Coupon Code: 20DOLLARS) As a teacher, you shouldn’t be solely contacting students’ parents when they have done something bad, but rather, you should be calling or emailing the students’ parents in both instances when they have either done something good or bad. I have learned to make it a point to call or email each of the students’ parents at least once per month to report the positive actions and behaviours that they have exhibited during the classroom time. TeacherLogic Click Images For Larger Versions Never before has it been so easy for teachers to access all their critical student data in one convenient place! Experience the power of TeacherLogic - the most user-friendly web-based Student Management Teacher Portal available today.

Il s'agit d'un site internet ou on y met diverses nouvelles concernant les IT (information technologies) dans les classes d'école. by joeldrapo Mar 12