"I call everyone 'Darling' because I can't remember their names."
-Zsa Zsa Gabor
A few years ago, my fledgling kid brother walked into his first class at Central Michigan University. It was in one of those stadium-sized lecture halls—you know the kind: a wall of vertical-sliding chalkboards and a…
Added by Karen Cameron on August 28, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments
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I know everyone is ready for that first bright day when our students return to socialize and learn. But here are a few ideas for using Google Apps, including an activity for Veterans Day: a short 150 word essay on the simple topic "Honor All Veterans." This was sponsored by our local VFW last year, but two of my students carried it further, and if you use Google Apps, you might want to try this, or adapt it to another project.
Google Docs is our tool to…Continue
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This morning I opened my email and was greeted by a link to an article profiling what is commonly being referred to as an "outdoor school" or “nature preschool.” We usually blog about issues concerning Educational Leadership and…Continue
Added by Karen Cameron on August 14, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
From shifts in the economy to advances in technology, the career choices of Americans have changed dramatically since the 1900s. Since the days when “farmer” was a popular occupation, to the present when 50 percent of the top 20 fastest growing jobs are in healthcare, career choices have certainly shifted over…Continue
Added by Crystal T on July 20, 2012 at 4:29pm — No Comments
Over the last few weeks, we ran a survey asking teachers to tell us about two or three of their favorite iPad apps that they use in an education-related context. Today we share the apps that were listed most often, and include some feedback from teachers regarding why they like them so much.
Come check out the complete listing …Continue
Added by Kelly Walsh on March 26, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
This post is created as a part of my Artifact of my Master's Degree at American College of Education.
Technology for Staff Development
Title of the segment: iMovie as a Presentation Tool in Classroom
Time designed for the segment: 1 hour and 30 minutes.
This segment depends on Mac laptop so participants will be asked to come prepared with their laptops. I will be dividing the participants into small groups…Continue
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Many educators have asked – “Are iPads the correct tool to aid learning in education?” Having read several articles and well as witnessing first hand the implementation of iPad programs in several K12 educational establishments. I still don’t have a definitive answer, but I suppose it depends on the goals of your educational establishment and the age group of learners and what they need to…Continue
Added by Steven David Pearce on December 22, 2011 at 6:35pm — No Comments
On 20th September 2011 the iEducate Team presents the tools and resources that were developed during the project lifetime. Furthermore recent developments and technologies that will shape the future of vocational education will be introduced during several break-out session.
On 21st September 2011 a virtual conference will take place at the virtual training island in Second Life for those unable to attend in person on the 20th.
Added by Jana Dobbelstein on August 1, 2011 at 3:26am — No Comments
It is with great pleasure and excitement that I introduce to you a current initiative underway by the Global Institute for Cybersecurity + Research at Exploration Park/Kennedy Space Center to establish the State of Florida as a National Leader in Cybersecurity Awareness and Career Education. This initiative supports:…
Added by George Grachis on June 6, 2011 at 7:07am — No Comments
I am definitely a digital immigrant. Ironically, my job is to support 35 teachers who teach digital natives. While I am not afraid of technology, I do have what Marc Prensky would define as a accent. On example of my accent would be that I send out a monthly newsletter and then print copies for each teacher to review at monthly meetings with teams of teachers. I would classify two of the teachers I support as digital…Continue
Added by Melanie French on May 28, 2011 at 4:08pm — No Comments
This was originally posted on Assessment FOR Learning.
My daughter's 7th grade English teacher at Andrew Lewis Middle School uses a time-tested easy-to-apply simple AFL strategy that motivates my daughter to work, helps her to learn, and ensures that her grade is an accurate reflection of that learning.
Every Monday the students are given a pre-test on that week's spelling words. If the student spells 100% of…Continue
Added by Scott Habeeb on May 13, 2011 at 7:56am — No Comments
There’s no doubt that the iPad is an excellent device, and if you own this gadget, it makes sense to pick up the applications best suited to your lifestyle and profession. So if you’re a teacher, here are ten great iPad apps that you must try…Continue
Added by Kelly Walsh on March 7, 2011 at 9:28am — No Comments
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Google docs is a free web-based service provided by google for its account holders . As teachers and educators we can do a lot with google docs , read my step by step tutorial onhow we can use google docs in our classrooms with our students .…Continue
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By “productivity” tools and resources, I am referring to tools that can help teachers get their jobs done more efficiently or effectively, at no cost (beyond the effort required to use the resources, of course). There are so many of these types of tools out on the…Continue
Added by Kelly Walsh on November 29, 2010 at 6:00am — No Comments