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There are tons of ways to incorporate Twitter into the classroom, but some ways are harder than others. Lucky for you, the upcoming issue of the Edudemic Magazine has a page devoted to just this problem. We call it the Twitter Spectrum and think it's a handy cheat sheet for any teacher!
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Do you enjoy a good pun? What about 60 rapid-fire puns? All done via text message? Hopefully you just answered by standing up and shouting 'I LOVE PUNS!' because this one's for you. Okay, time to sit down. I'll wait.
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My wife stumbled across this fantastically obnoxious image that was sent by a clever / rude person by the name of Randall Patrick Munroe to Verizon. As you can see, he is a fan of math and also bothering huge companies.
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iPads are making waves in education all over the nation, even in college classrooms, where they’re replacing laptops, textbooks, and notebooks. Some colleges have even gone so far as to hand out iPads to new students, helping students and faculty all work with the same technology for learning.
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There's a whole galaxy of terminology that you should know about when it comes to education technology. From PLNs to Blended Learning to Synchronous Online Learning... it can get overwhelming.
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From Moodle to Edmodo to Inquisiq r3, there's a lot of tools you can use to manage, track, and deliver courses and training programs in your school. They're called Learning Management Solutions (LMS) or sometimes Learning Management Systems. Either way, how do you pick which is the best?
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Imagine if you will: your school turns out to be sitting atop a long-lost priceless treasure and your district is suddenly extremely wealthy. Each student is given an iPad because it's touted as being a great way for ...
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Looking for the best cloud computing software for your school? What about a way to remotely store homework and other assignments? It's time to figure out which web 2.0 tool is right for you!
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Inspired by the magnificent edu-tweeter @ShellTerrell, I wanted to share a few of the great ways she and her fellow tweeps plan on using the new iPad in the classroom. I love crowdsourcing this kind of information.
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Do you know the actual theories of learning? A learning theory is an attempt to describe how people learn, helping us understand this inherently complex process.
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So what does it take to become a 21st century teacher? This handy chart details more than two dozen ways to get started. A must-read and share.
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I recently came across an article in Wired Magazine called "Why Kids Can't Search". I'm always interested in this particular topic, because it's something I struggle with in my middle and high school classes constantly, and I know I'm not alone in my frustrations.
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Whether it's a group of students collaborating on a project or a research team seeking out resources around the globe, today’s EdTech essentials are all about keeping in touch. The emerging products, companies and high-tech tools on our list are all designed to make life easier for online teachers, students and researchers.
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How do you make students better online researchers? By understanding how they can and should use Google, of course!