Miss Hooban's Blog Whenever we read or hear about the benefits of technology it is relevant to the educational advantage for the learner. Few newspapers, journals, books or articles direct the attention on the benefit for the teacher. When attempting to encourage and prompt educators to take the plunge and delve into the world of technology for education, it seems obvious to me that addressing the benefits for the teacher should be included in the pitch. Here are some benefits I have experienced when using technology in education, for the teacher: Planning and Preparation: Add live, face-to-face video with the OpenTok platform A suite of advanced capabilities that power real-time communication for your websites and apps. Record, archive, and access every OpenTok session.
Developing Curriculum Leadership and Design by Nancy J. Mooney and Ann T. Mausbach Teachers Ultimate Digital Kit 30+ Great Educational Technology Guides Over the last couple of months, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has been working diligently on a variety of educational technology guides for teachers and educators. The majority of them have been posted here and , thankfully, have received a huge and unprecedented interaction from our readers. We are glad our hard work did not go in vain. TokBox Rolls Out Video Recording API, Primes Its Monetization Pump TokBox, a Sequoia-backed startup that offers tools for quickly integrating video functionality into apps and websites, is launching a new feature today for its OpenTok suite of video APIs: video recording and archiving. You may remember TokBox as the service that let users quickly jump into live video chats with each other, sort of like a web-based Skype video. But that changed this past February, when TokBox shuttered its struggling consumer-facing products and decided to focus exclusively on a set of video-focused APIs, storage, and streaming features collectively called the OpenTok platform.
small group icebreakers games Icebreakers for Small Groups (2 to 5 people) The following icebreakers are useful for small groups and teams of about two to five people. In some cases, larger groups can subdivide and play as well. Just because you don’t have a lot of people doesn’t mean you can’t have a great time. 8 Great New Educational Web Tools Teachers should Know about It has been awhile that I did not share the popular ' New Educational Web Tools" kind of post here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. However, that does mean I don't have any for you today. In fact I have been bookmarking several of the new and interesting web tools that can be used by teachers and students in classroom. I have learned about these tools from different online websites and blogs and below are 8 of the most important among them all.
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