Educational Technology for Teachers
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Archive for November 2011

Part 1: Flipping The Classroom? … 12 Resources To Keep You On Your Feet

November 30, 2011

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachersWelcome to another post rich in resources. If you have come here looking for links that will guide you to videos and multimedia to use in a Flipped Classroom that is coming in a future post. Perhaps…many educators are beginning to become aware of the growing teaching method referred […]

180 Technology Tips – HOME PAGE

November 30, 2011

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers 15 hours of free training in just 5 minutes a day.Via http://www.180techtips.com

The $25 computer

November 30, 2011

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers It’s not much bigger than your finger, it looks like a leftover from an electronics factory, but its makers believe their £15 computer could help a new generation discover programming….Via http://www.bbc.co.uk

13 Ways To Use iMovie In The Classroom

November 30, 2011

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachersIs there an app for that??????Via edapps.ca

6 Reasons Tablets Are Ready for the Classroom

November 30, 2011

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachersIf tablets have penetrated mainstream consumer markets, what’s preventing them from widespread use in schools?Via mashable.com

High School Seniors Talk Turkey about Deeper Learning

November 30, 2011

Via Scoop.it – The Reflective EducatorDeeper Learning delivers the skills and knowledge students will need to succeed in a world that is changing at an unprecedented pace.Via http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Educational Technology Guy: Infographic on better searches using Google

November 28, 2011

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachersThis is a great infographic that has been making the rounds on the internet. It shows some great tips on doing better (ie. more targeted) searches on Google. Share it with your students.Via educationaltechnologyguy.blogspot.com

Should we be teaching knowledge or skills?

November 27, 2011

Via Scoop.it – The Reflective EducatorIt is a truth, universally acknowledged, that our education system isn’t quite up to snuff. And at that point virtually all agreement ceases. There are those on which we might loosely term the “right” of the divide who point to PISA scores, claim that we’re in the middle of a […]

Google Search for iPad Receives an Interface Overhaul, Instant Search, and More

November 27, 2011

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers ! Google’s Search app just received a nice update for iPad, bringing some nice interface enhancements. This includes Google Instant, which is better late than never, but you’ll probably find the other stuff more exciting.Via lifehacker.com

The 10 Barriers to Technology Adoption | District Administration Magazine

November 27, 2011

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachersComputing technologies have profoundly transformed just about every major organization and field of human endeavor. To take just two examples, Apple is the largest distributor of music in the world, and manufacturing and surgery are the province of robots, not humans.    But K12 still relies on textbooks and […]