OpenEd Student Blackboard Collaborate™ Mobile – Collaborate on your mobile device! With Blackboard Collaborate Mobile, you can join web conferencing sessions right from your Android device. NOTE: This app must be enabled by your institution to function and is free for you to download. To find out if Blackboard Collaborate Mobile is available at your institution check in with your helpdesk or IT department. About EmergingEdTech – Learning About Emerging Education and Instructional Technologies and Sharing the Learning Journey WelcomeWelcome to “EmergingEdTech”. Properly implemented and supported instructional technologies and tools can help to make learning more engaging and more productive for students and teachers alike, improving learning outcomes and helping to prepare students for continued education and ultimately productive, successful careers. The nature of these technologies and tools and how they are being incorporate and embraced in teaching is constantly evolving, with new ideas and applications emerging every day. I’ve devoted many hours to learning more about this since I started this site in 2009 and I’ve been sharing this journey with readers like you. Come join the conversation! Check out the EmergingEdTech introductory video!
How The Post-it Note Could Become The Latest Innovation Technology In 1978, F.W. Lancaster, an information scientist from the University of Illinois, prophesied the dawn of a paperless society in his book Toward Paperless Information Systems. In the book, Lancaster laid out the evolutionary steps from print to electronic publications, starting with scientific journals and eventually leading to popular literature. Thirty-six years later, how close have we come to Lancaster’s prediction? On one hand, the use of paper has been on the decline over the last 10 years in the U.S., thanks to a transition to the likes of electronic newspapers, ebooks, and magazines. On the other hand, the average American still uses 531 pounds of paper every year, according to Statista.
Blendspace - Organiser, partager et, suivre l'utilisation de matériaux éducatifs Make mobile learning awesome! Student creation Share materials Free! Get our new app! Save time by using free lessons & activities created by educators worldwide! Screen Capture Software for Windows, Mac, and Chrome Context is everything. Recording a video lets the person on the other end actually hear your voice. So the next time a webpage, PDF, or video edit is sent to you for feedback, consider dropping the red pen and record a video instead. With Snagit, there’s no waiting. You can record your video, and share it within seconds. Webcam recording - Toggle between webcam and screen recording during a video to add a personal touch with teammates or clients, no matter where they are. Online Video Editing for Schools At Richland Two, our 30,000 students and educators have access to a collaborative video creation platform, allowing them to engage from home or school without the need to install any software. Donna Teuber, Technology Integration Coordinator, Richland School District Two in Columbia, SC WeVideo enables engaged learning
The Complete Guide To Twitter Hashtags For Education What is a hashtag? A word or phrase preceded by a “#.” How do hashtags work? Twitter can be a busy place with lots of tweets–and thus lots of “noise.” A #hashtag is a way to aggregate tweets that are appended with a hashtag. Picture it like a magnet that attracts all messages categorized by that topical word or phrase. Middle School Unit Plans Module 1: Activity 6 Sample Unit Plans - Middle School Oh Canada Leonardo's Workshop Planet Pack Pondamania Pi-Bot Teaches Students About Robotics and C Programming 11 February '14, 09:33pm Follow Engineering education startup STEM Center USA has created a Kickstarter campaign for Pi-Bot, an affordable Arduino-based robot that you can use to teach students how to build their own robots and program in C. While the Pi-Bot might sound like it uses a Raspberry Pi computer, it doesn’t. It’s named after the mathematical constant because of the shape of its chassis.
Introducing Showbie 1.3 - Showbie As many of you may already have noticed, Showbie 1.3 hit the app store last week. This update has been in the works for a long time, so we’re super excited to finally be able to share it with you! Besides a full visual overhaul, this version includes several new features, tweaks and improvements. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights: Fresh New Look Showbie has been in need of a fresh coat of paint ever since iOS7 was released last fall.
How What Why of Flipping your Classroom with Ponder What everyone reads. What I read. What is Ponder? Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information An essential part of online research is the ability to critically evaluate information. This includes the ability to read and evaluate its level of accuracy, reliability and bias. When we recently assessed 770 seventh graders in two states to study these areas, the results definitely got our attention. Unfortunately, over 70 percent of their responses suggested that: