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Top 50 Education Technology Blogs

Top 50 Education Technology Blogs
Education technology has many supporters in its movement to alter traditional teaching methods. This list of the top 50 education technology blogs includes writers, technicians and social media experts…but they all are teachers. The “movers” are teachers who facilitate learning among other teachers and in the classroom, the “shakers” teach new philosophies and innovations, and the folks “on the ground” offer news, tools and methods of using those tools in the classroom. This list is divided into those three categories, and each link within those categories is listed alphabetically. The links lead straight to the recently updated blogs, and the descriptions supply information about that blogger’s achievements, including careers and jobs. Movers Shakers Absence of Limitations: Through over two decades of IT experience, Mr. On the Ground

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Story Creator – Create Your Own Narrated Picture Books on Your iPad Last week I attended one of Kathy Schrock’s excellent presentations about teaching with iPads. I quickly filled up five pages in a Penultimate notebook while listening to Kathy. One of the apps that she shared that was new to me was Story Creator. Story Creator is a free iPad app that makes it easy to create narrated picture books on your iPad. To create a narrated picture book on Story Creator start by inserting a picture as your book’s cover. Shaw Group Demo If you don’t have an iPhone… The Iphone revolutionised the mobile phone industry when it was first launched in january 2007. The reason it had such succes is because it is one of the first real smart phones, where you can download multiple applications at your liking. There are some for nearly everything, from flight aides for amateur pilotes to music tools, the choise and offers is very vaste. The design of the phone was a key element to it’s succes, it is light there is only one button, nothing to phancy and very simple to use.

Bloom's and ICT tools Many teachers use Bloom's Taxonomy and Bloom's Revised Taxonomy in developing and structuring their teaching & learning experiences. Bloom's Digital taxonomy is an attempt to marry Bloom's revised taxonomy and the key verbs to digital approaches and tools. This is not a replacements to the verbs in the revised taxonomy, rather it suppliments and supports these by including recent developments, processes and tools.

STEM Education and Educational Technology Gateway - The National Become part of the nation's premiere online library for free science and mathematics education resources The National Science Digital Library is always looking to expand its collection of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning material. Most of the library's resources are contributed by individuals who have submitted their materials as a collection and passed the accessioning criteria. Contributors of collections are often NSF grant awardees, STEM educators and learners, nonprofit educational organizations, and many other users and community members.

Top 100 Education Blogs Education blogs are becoming a means for educators, students, and education administrators to interact more effectively than ever before. They are also a great resource for those searching for the best online education programs to jumpstart their teaching careers. Technorati currently tracks 63.1 million blogs. More than 5,000 of them are about education. 5 Excellent Tools to Convert Photos to Cartoons 1- Cartoonize It allows you to make a cartoon of yourself. You can cartoonize your photo in one click. It is very easy and totally free! You need simply to select your photo from the button below, and in the second step you choose the cartoon effect. 2- Befunky

6 Emerging Technologies That Will Impact College Campuses As students increasingly learn on the go, they demand that their colleges and universities stay up to date on the latest technology. "Technology’s like the golden goose, and it’s improving at this rate that’s unprecedented, but I’m concerned that the academy will fall behind," said Adrian Sannier, vice president, university technology officer and professor of computing studies at Arizona State University. That's where the 2010 Horizon Report comes in. The annual report of the New Media Consortium's Horizon Project describes up and coming technologies that college campuses will likely mainstream within the next five years, as well as key trends they are experiencing and critical challenges that they will face. 6 technologies to track

135 Completely Free Distance Education Courses Whether you’re studying online or at a traditional college, there’s no question that school is expensive. But not everything has to cost an arm and a leg. There are plenty of free distance education resources out there for cash-strapped students—if you know where to look. Here are 135 free ways to enhance your education online. Free Classes Kmitta, D., & Davis, J. (2004). Why PT3? An analysis BibTeX @MISC{Kmitta_kmitta,d.,, author = {Daniel Kmitta and John Davis}, title = {Kmitta, D., & Davis, J. (2004). Why PT3? An analysis of the impact of educational technology. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 4(3), 323-344. Why PT3?

Top 5 Education Technology Blogs As one of the world’s oldest trades, teaching still consists of the same basic elements that it had at the dawning of time. After all, a teacher is still responsible for imparting knowledge. But what continuously evolves, though, are the methods and tools that teachers use to educate. Technology in the classroom has changed drastically over time. In the past half century, the use of digital technology in education has accelerated to the point that it has changed what teachers are now capable of doing in the classroom.

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