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Education Database Online Blog Is Apple Still a Game Changer in Education? The words "Apple" and "innovation" often go hand in hand, but the tech giant has been less dominant in education than it has been in other areas. While the iPad has continued to change the way many classrooms function, Apple's once-leading online education platform, iTunes U, is now left out of most discussions about online learning and OpenCourseWare. In the 1970s, when mainframe computers had a monopoly on academic research, Apple started donating Apple 1 computers to schools.  The Magic of Learning Remote Scavenger Hunt We are heading into our third week of social distancing, school closures and “shelter at home&... We are in the Midst of... Are you aware that we are in the middle of making history?

Teaching Blog Addict: Welcome to TBA! Let's Get Started! Read about how Teaching Blog Addict got it's name and was started. You just may find yourself nodding in agreement and laughing over just how much you are an addict too. {You're not alone!} Challenge by Choice with Tiered Instruction and Assessment 77 Educational Games and Game Builders I'm often asked if I know of any games for subject "x," "y," or "z" for a particular grade level or age group. My answer is usually yes, but I need to search my archives. Therefore, I've gone through my archives and dug up many of games that I've mentioned over the last four years that are still active online.

Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator My Adventures in Educational Technology EDTEC 470 - Wordle San Diego State University • Spring 2010 If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is a picture of words worth? Quite a bit, actually. Applying Psychology to Understand How People Think, Work, and Relate 8 Word Cloud Makers for teachers A word cloud is an attractive way of visualising a large chunk of text in a more pleasing way. It shows the most frequent words used throughout the text. The larger the text, the more commonly it was used. It’s a good way of seeing which words are used the most in any piece of writing. Here are just a few ideas on how you could use Word clouds in the classroom: Guess the book – works great when you have access to the text of famous books via sites such as Project Gutenberg.Use to introduce a topic – pupils could guess what they will be learning about from a word cloud made of keywords.Comparing different newspapers – look at the same story in a Broadsheet and a tabloid newspaper (website) and compare the wordle clouds produced – how do the words used differ?

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