Educational Technology for Teachers
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Archive for December 2011

Let’s Admit It – Education is Not the Most Important Thing in Life

December 30, 2011

Via Scoop.it – The Reflective Educator Aah Christmas break, or winter break, as we call it in my district so as not to offend anyone with our secularism.  The students eagerly awaiting when I would drop the bomb; the homework bomb.  H…Via coopcatalyst.wordpress.com

moreofit – Website Similarity Search Engine

December 30, 2011

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachersWhat is moreofit? Moreofit finds you similar websites   Moreofit is the first (and best) website similarity search engine. Give moreofit a website you’re interested in, and it’ll suggest to you alternative highly related and popular websites to explore.Via http://www.moreofit.com

Carrot2 Clustering Engine

December 30, 2011

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachersCarrot2 organizes your search results into topics. With an instant overview of what’s available, you will quickly find what you’re looking for.Via search.carrot2.org

Clipboard

December 30, 2011

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachersEven though Clipboard is simple, we think that it enables something new and important because the best of the Web emerges when individuals have the tools to discover, create, and share with as little overhead as possible. We also believe that Clipboard can become an invaluable part of your […]

Free Technology for Teachers: The Super Book of Web Tools for Educators

December 30, 2011

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachersIn this book there introductions to more than six dozen web tools for K-12 teachers. Additionally, you will find sections devoted to using Skype with students, ESL/ELL, blogging in elementary schools, social media for educators, teaching online, and using technology in alternative education settings.Via http://www.freetech4teachers.com

CourseLab – free e-Learning authoring tool

December 30, 2011

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers CourseLab is a powerful, yet easy-to-use, e-learning authoring tool that offers programming-free WYSIWYG environment for creating high-quality interactive e-learning content which can be published on the Internet, Learning Management Systems (LMS), CD-ROMS and other devices. And it is FREE!      Free powerful e-learning authoring tool…Via http://www.courselab.com

UDL Book Builder

December 30, 2011

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachersCreate, Save, Edit & Share My Books Here you can create, save, and edit your books. Terry’s Tips help you write text, choose images, add audio clips and glossary terms, and develop supports for coaches. You can read your completed books online, download them, print them, share them with […]

Open Educational Resources,O.E.R

December 29, 2011

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachersOpen educational resources,o.e.r are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or creative common area and are freely available to anyone over the Web. They are an important element of an infrastructure for learning and range from podcasts to digital libraries to textbooks and games. […]

Top 10 Stories in Education in 2011

December 29, 2011

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachersAs 2011 comes to a close, the time has come to reflect on how innovation and perhaps failure have shaken up the education system. A version of this post was originally published on the LearnBoost blog (that I manage), but it has been syndicated for its broader implications and […]

Launching an iPad 1-to-1 Program: A Primer

December 29, 2011

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachersBased on our experiences, we suggest that schools interested in iPad 1-to-1 programs must consider six critical areas for a successful iPad 1-to-1 implementation: leadership, cost, network function, security, philosophical frameworks, and pedagogy.Via thejournal.com