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Google Docs is such an incredible tool for college students, offering collaboration, portability, ease of use, and widespread acceptance. But there are so many options, both hidden and obvious, that there’s a good chance you’re not using Google Docs to its fullest capability.
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There's a whole new classroom model and it's a sight to behold. The newest school system in Sweden look more like the hallways of Google or Pixar and less like a brick-and-mortar school you'd typically see. There are collaboration zones, houses-within-houses, and a slew of other features that are designed to foster "curiosity and creativity."
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Sensing the excitement from online education tools like edX, Google has just unveiled a (very beta) version of its own course building software. If you've ever wanted to run your own online courses, this might be worth your time.
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So you've got one or a few iPads that you want to use in the classroom. You could visit the Apple App Store's education section and peruse the many offerings... do some Google searches to figure out what's good... or just use this print-friendly image below to get started!
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Social media may be free, but implementing a beautiful, easy-to-use, and helpful website for your school is not. Website design is a big expenditure for most schools. That's probably why schools let several years go b...
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Whether you’re an academic or just interested in building your Twitter profile, keep reading to learn some tips and tricks that can help you take the first steps towards using Twitter for coursework, research, building a professional network, and beyond.
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We've talked about virtual field trips and connecting with other schools online many times. But what about actually seeing how your classroom stacks up to the others around the world?
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These sites offer a place for educators to find open educational resources as well as provide a place for those who want to share their ideas or work collaboratively on projects.
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What do you do when you have an elaborate project, assignment, or paper that needs to be quickly organized? Do you fire up Microsoft Word and whip up an outline? Do you pull out a pen and paper and start sketching? What if you could have the best of both options with a free online tool?
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Sure, there are plenty of apps you can use in education. There are even apps created specifically for use in education. Apple has a whole category dedicated to education in the App store. But how do you really know which ones are worth downloading, or possibly even paying for?
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Whether you're the parent of a child with a reading disability or an educator that works with learning disabled students on a daily basis, you're undoubtedly always looking for new tools to help these bright young kids meet their potential and work through their disability. While there are numerous technologies out there that can help, perhaps one of the richest is the iPad, which offers dozens of applications designed to meet the needs of learning disabled kids and beginning readers alike.
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If you're looking for a place to download some free audio books, you're in luck. Whether you want to get inspired, scared by a mystery, or simply have something to listen to on a long drive, there are loads of places to find free audio books. They may not be on the New York Times Bestseller list but that doesn't mean they're not worth your time.