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Tablet Reccomendations

Started this discussion. Last reply by james thornburgh May 5, 2011. 2 Replies

I am evaluating how I evaluate daily activities in class and am thinking about getting a tablet so that I…Continue

 

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james thornburgh replied to james thornburgh's discussion Tablet Reccomendations
"I am defiantly going for an android option. I use Moodle in my classes so the gradebook part is taken care of."
May 5, 2011
james thornburgh replied to Jill Calkins's discussion Help with converting video file so that it plays at high speed!
"no problem"
May 5, 2011
james thornburgh replied to Zac's discussion Looking for solutions to supplement our catalog with online classes
"math and science can use http://www.khanacademy.org/. They have a practice section for math that the user can assign a coach that can track their progress, and see exactly where they are having problems."
May 3, 2011
james thornburgh replied to Jessica's discussion Best Digital Cameras for Elementary Students
May 3, 2011
james thornburgh replied to Jill B's discussion The Paperless classroom
"I am also working out how I will accomplish this in my classes."
Apr 25, 2011
Robert Franklin replied to james thornburgh's discussion Tablet Reccomendations
"I would go for an Android Tablet not necessarily a costly one.  Really you could use an android phone as well. I would suggest one with a larger screen touch preferably like HTC Evo, Dell Streak or others in that realm. The price would be less…"
Apr 22, 2011
james thornburgh replied to Colleen Fadden's discussion What do you do if students do not complete their homework on time, or if a student never completes his/her homework assignments?
"I agree with Doug "They may just see it as a waste of time. In many cases they are not wrong", and had a similar discussion with my mom yesterday. We were talking about me trying to take a tour of the elementary school my son will go to in…"
Apr 11, 2011
james thornburgh replied to Jill Calkins's discussion Help with converting video file so that it plays at high speed!
"If you are trying to make the video play faster it is not just a file conversion, which is the file formatting, but the actual composition of the video. The fastest cheapest way in XP would be to use Movie Maker. It might not be on your start menu,…"
Apr 9, 2011
james thornburgh posted a discussion

Tablet Reccomendations

I am evaluating how I evaluate daily activities in class and am thinking about getting a tablet so that I can record my thought on student work while walking around the room. I do not want an iPad, and am looking for a simple tablet that I can use for internet, no bells and whistles needed. I have looked at the Nook Color, but…See More
Mar 31, 2011
james thornburgh replied to Rachel Gendron's discussion Who is using Markin ? One line tools to edit and annotate students production
"For reports I have students turn in word files, and I turn "track changes" on and do the markup there, then return the files to them."
Mar 30, 2011
james thornburgh replied to Fred Ravan's discussion Is there a free alternative to G-CAST?
"What about setting up a Google Voice account they can call. The messages can be saved as MP3s also, and it will e-mail (and transcribe) them to you."
Nov 30, 2010
james thornburgh replied to Andrew Pass's discussion Textbooks?
"I agree, I took several courses where I didn't buy the book. I also have students who don't buy them, they use the reserve copy, or go exclusively from lectures."
Nov 4, 2010
james thornburgh replied to Andrew Pass's discussion Textbooks?
"I received an email from CoureSmart this morning and found out that students could save $20-$50 per book, by purchasing ebooks."
Nov 4, 2010
james thornburgh replied to M. SESHAGIRI's discussion PRODUCTION OF VIDEO FOR THE BENEFIT OF STUDENTS
"This semester I started recording (flip camera) all of my lectures, and put them online (blip.tv). I have found that it is a great benefit for both students and myself. I have had several studnets who would have had to drop due to illness/injury…"
Nov 3, 2010
james thornburgh replied to Andrew Pass's discussion Textbooks?
"I just read this article in this months Campus Technology. I think it's a good option to explore. http://campustechnology.com/articles/2010/11/01/the-future-of-content-is-an-open-book.aspx"
Nov 3, 2010
james thornburgh replied to Sean Healy's discussion Your Feedback re: Video in Online Learning
"i think it looks good. how did you create the SCORM package? That and Lessons are things that I haven't used yet, but can see using in the future."
Nov 3, 2010

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I teach Drafting and Design, and use all types of Technology in my classes.

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