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Web 2.0 Cool Tools for Schools

Web 2.0 Cool Tools for Schools
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2¢ Worth Listen A few weeks ago I worked and attended North Carolina's ISTE affiliate conference. I opened the NCTIES conference with a breakfast keynote address and Marc Prensky closed it with a luncheon keynote the next day. I would first offer some constructive criticism to NCTIES , and to all such ed-tech conferences across the nation and around the world. The only idea I can think of is to have one or two session rooms devoted to unconference topics. Now to the surprises It was in the student showcase, a part of most ed-tech conferences that I often miss, using it as an opportunity to visit the exhibitors or dash up to my room for something or other. She then began telling me what they were doing, describing some of the communication skills they were learning as well as social studies and character. “No software. After my hesitation, she continued, “..the game master.” “Today we do not need content specialists in our classrooms as much as we need context specialists.” And then, Is this true?

Home Page sweetprofe | S.o.s. Nuova linfa cercasi! coolappsforschools - home Dan J Gallagher Top Alternative & Augmentative Communication iPad Apps The iPad continues to make communication more accessible and cost-effective for persons with developmental and speech disabilities. Mobile apps provide many of the vocabulary building and text-to-speech features of alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) devices for far less than products such as the Dynavox Maestro. The following apps help persons who struggle to speak due conditions such as autism, brain injuries, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, and stroke. 1. iTunes I Can Speak is an easy-to-use AAC app designed to meet most of the communications needs of those unable to speak. 2. iCommunicate, Grembe, Inc., $49.99) iCommunicate lets you design and customize such things as visual schedules, storyboards, communication boards, choice boards, flash cards, and speech cards. 3. iPrompts, Handhold Adaptive, LLC, ($49.99) 4. Locabulary provides vocabulary to communicate quick phrases, moods, and requests for assistance. 5.

ClassDojo Free Technology for Teachers iLearn Technology Speech Therapy | Language Development | Speech Therapist Mom | Tips for Parents Children Teachers LearningApps - interactive and multimedia learning blocks Apps Archives - TeachThought 23 Tools For Students To Publish What They Learn by Nadya Khoja, It’s no surprise that’s no surprise that there are so many tools available for students to publish their ideas to in the year… Read Post → 100 Resources To Learn to Speak Another Language by TeachThought Staff Ed note: This post was first published in 2012, and is in the process of being updated. If you have any updates or corrections, please… Read Post → 18 Simple Ways To Make Your iPad Faster by TeachThought Staff You bought your iPad new three years ago, and now it’s getting a bit long in the tooth. Read Post → 44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work by TeachThought Staff Educators are often admonished to design work that “leaves the classroom.” Read Post → 13 Digital Research Tools And The Credibility Lessons They Teach by TeachThought Staff This post is promoted by Noet, makers of Encyclopedia Britannica Noet Edition and the free research app for the classics, who asked… Read Post → Read Post → Read Post →

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