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Best Apps for Teaching & Learning

Best Apps for Teaching & Learning
Skip to main content ALA User Menu Search form A Division of the American Library Association You are at: » AASL » Learning Standards & Program Guidelines » Best Apps for Teaching & Learning Share this page: Share on Facebook Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Print Best Apps for Teaching & Learning The Best Apps for Teaching and Learning is a recognition honoring apps of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the American Association of School Librarians' Standards for the 21st-Century Learner. Best Apps for Teaching & Learning Committee 2014-2015 Catharine Potter, Chair James Allen Sandy Brand Lisa Castellano Joquetta Johnson Charles Leckenby Deb Logan Susan Mongold John Schumacher Joyce Valenza TBD, Board Liaison Jennifer Habley, Staff Liaison © 1996–2015 American Library Association

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Top 100 Sites & Apps of 2014 Well, it's that time of year again for my favorite and most robust list on the top 100 Sites/Apps of the year. As with the previous year's list, more and more mobile apps are making the list as mobile learning continues to be the rising trend in education. However, that's not to say that there aren't plenty of websites and Learning Management Systems showing up as well. Finally, any site or app that was in a previous year's list will not be in this one. * mobile app

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SOS: Think Puzzle Explore (TPE) Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Leave a comment and let us know how you’ll use this strategy in your class. Think-Puzzle-Explore PDF and Vignette Version Access all PDFs and Vignettes in the Series The Think-Puzzle-Explore routine, developed as part of the Visual Thinking project from Harvard’s Project Zero, is used much like Know-Want to Know-Learned (KWL) organizer. A teacher might decide to use TPE routine in order to encourage less fact driven and more inquiry or process oriented responses from students. The 27 Characteristics of A 21st Century Teacher "21st Century Educator" is probably the most popular buzzword in today's education. There is a growing and heated debate whether or not to label educators as 21st century and each camp has its own concept and arguments, however, for me personally I see teaching in 21st century as having undergone a paradigmatic shift. This is basically due to the emerging of the " social web" and the huge embrace of technology and particularly the mobile gadgetry in our classrooms. It would be unfair to ignore these huge transformations and their impact on education.

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