C-ROADS C-ROADS is an award-winning computer simulation that helps people understand the long-term climate impacts of policy scenarios to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It allows for the rapid summation of national greenhouse gas reduction pledges in order to show the long-term impact on our climate. Features MIT’s John Sterman of the Climate Interactive team explains C-ROADS science and confidence building at a US State Department side event in Copenhagen. The complete guide to managing iPad in schools - Updated! » ClassThink.com If you’re in the planning stages of an iPad roll out, or are currently using iPads but are unsure how to manage them, you’ll likely find the answer to your question in our Complete Guide to Managing iPads in Education. We look at how to: Manage iPads with Apple Configurator Bulk buy iPad apps with Apple’s VPP program Print from iPads iPad screen mirroring using Apple TV, AirServer, and Reflector App Manage iPads with Mobile Device Management services such as Meraki Store student work on an iPad The guide is completely free, so check it out now by clicking here.
Showbie 1.5.3 — Cloud Docs, VoiceOver, Loose Ends. Here at Showbie HQ we’re always working hard on that next big feature that we hope will finally complete your teaching life, or cause your students to spontaneously burst into song, or convince your principal/headmaster to give you that promotion, since you were the smart one who decided to start using Showbie in the first place. Sometimes, though, we take a step back and say “gee, there are a few nice improvements and refinements sitting here ready to go. Maybe it won’t change anyone’s life, but we should probably just release this stuff now, as a lot of teachers and students might appreciate it. Then we can get back to the next big thing.” So it is with Showbie 1.5.3. The great thing about this version is that, if you’re on iOS8, you can now add files to an assignment folder directly from a cloud document provider like iCloud Drive, Google Drive, or Dropbox.
3 Edtech Tools You Can Use To Gamify Your Classroom Gamification is one of the buzzwords in education right now, and for a good reason: Gamification is empowering, exciting, and under the right circumstances can be the disruptive innovator many teachers desperately need in order to change the dynamics between knowledge and the learner. There is an explosion of EdTech tools destined to gamify the classroom, most of which are web-based, while others come in the form of an app. Understandably, a teacher might wonder what is the best way to navigate through this sea of new, and subsequently, not thoroughly tested activities and tools. Throughout the school year I tried several game-based platforms with my students.
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Interactive Visual Featuring 6 Tasks You Can Easily Do Using iPad June , 2014 This is an interactive image (created using Thinglink) that features a bunch of useful iPad apps that you can use to do tasks that you would traditionally do using a pen and paper. I really liked the idea of providing alternatives to do things digitally. For instance, instead of taking notes in a notebook or on paper you can use Evernote or any other note taking app to do it on iPad. The good thing about doing things digitally is that you have the added advantage of accessing, editing, and sharing your work across different devices and platforms and also saving it on the cloud to access it anytime anywhere anywhere you go.
50 Open Source Mobile Tools In a relatively short period of time, mobile devices have become ubiquitous in the workplace. A recent survey of enterprise and small business workers found that just 3 percent of organizations ban their employees from using personal iPads or iPhones for business use, and only 7 percent ban Android devices. In fact, 40 percent of organizations provide iPhones for more than a quarter of employees, and 25 percent provide Android-based smartphones. The open source community has responded to this trend with a host of new projects, including solutions that help enterprises track and manage mobile devices, mobile development tools for creating new apps and open source apps that enable greater productivity. SAMR Smash - Integrating iPads into Teaching & Learning Practices SAMR Model in 120 Seconds A model of technology integration that focuses on the products created and learning, not the technology. Developed by Dr. Ruben Puentedura, PhD - Check out his blog for tons of information about technology integrationwww.hippasus.com Students use a technology as a substitute for a common task.
23 iPad Alternatives to the Book Report. EmailShare 1136EmailShare Upon hearing that they will have to read another book students usually roll their eyes and moan in disagreement. So to make the reading process more fun for them we let them chose their own book and their own creative assignment. There are three parts to the book report: A summary and personal opinionB character analysis,C creative assignment.
Improving peer feedback with Public Critique So, how much of the feedback students get do you think comes from their peers? I’m not talking about feedback on their choice of trainers or on their ability to wear a hoodie with dash and élan, I’m talking about classroom feedback on their learning. So, go on; how much? Most teachers when asked to guess hazard something along the lines of 10-20%. In fact, according to research undertaken by Graham Nuthall*, the actual figure is more like 80%. Students use iPads to illustrate Earth's age 1 of 9 Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions MARYSVILLE – More than 150 iPads lit up the gym at Marysville Middle School on Thursday. The eighth grade earth science students created a large geological timeline of the earth by lining up their iPads side-by-side.
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iPad As.... iPads have exploded throughout schools and classrooms. Their flexibility, versatility, and mobility make them a phenomenal learning tool. As teachers seek ways to integrate these devices, we recommend focusing on specific learning goals that promote critical-thinking, creativity, collaboration, and the creation of student-centric learning environments. In other words, begin with..... How To Write Engaging Questions for Online Forums Infographic Other Infographics Identifying the “right” question or questions that you want the community to address is a critical issue for community engagement practitioners; whether working online or face-to-face. While there is no absolutely “correct” way to ask a question, there are certainly ways NOT to ask a question. There are also ways to encourage deeper, broader and more specific thinking about complex topics. The How To Write Engaging Questions for Online Forums provides food for thought for anyone thinking about using online forums to engage their online community. Via: bangthetable.com
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