Educational Technology for Teachers
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Archive for March 2012

Beyond Student Engagement: Achieving a State of Flow | Edutopia

March 28, 2012

Via Scoop.it – The Reflective Educator Blogger Elena Aguilar encourages teachers to engage students on a higher level. Via http://www.edutopia.org

Tablets or Laptops? Ask the Right Questions.

March 28, 2012

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Ok, it’s Spring, so let’s make the assumption that this is the year the money tree behind the school finally blooms. So, do you buy every student a laptop or a tablet?* This question is being bantered around all over the country (money tree or not). Here is […]

The Best Guides To Figuring Out Pinterest | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

March 28, 2012

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers In case you haven’t heard, Pinterest is the hot new social media site of the moment. It’s not even open to the general public yet, and you have to request an invitation. I’m not entirely convinced the Web needs yet another social media tool, but who knows? I […]

| Diigo

March 28, 2012

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Ok, it’s Spring, so let’s make the assumption that this is the year the money tree behind the school finally blooms. So, do you buy every student a laptop or a tablet?* This question is being bantered around all over the country (money tree or not). Here is […]

instaGrok | A new way to learn

March 27, 2012

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers A new way to learn….Who is instaGrok?We believe that learning should be fun! So we are dedicated to building innovative technology to enable engaging, safe and personalized learning. Via instagrok.com

INFOGRAPHIC : Wikipedia – Redefining Research

March 26, 2012

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Jimmy Wales must be chortling into his cheerios when he sees how his baby called Wikipedia has influenced so many areas of life, both online and offline.  Despite the fact that Wikipedia seems to be on a neverending begging quest for donations, it… Via http://www.makeuseof.com

Free Technology for Teachers: Digitize Student Work With the Three Ring App

March 26, 2012

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Three Ring is a new free service offering free Android and iPhone apps for digitizing and organizing student work. Using the app teachers can take a picture of a student’s work and upload it to a free Three Ring account. Three Ring offers teachers a lot of organizational […]

OnLive Desktop Overview – What is OnLive Desktop?

March 26, 2012

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers OnLive Desktop delivers a seamless Windows desktop experience with Microsoft Office apps and ultra-fast Web browsing and full Adobe Flash. Based upon OnLive’s instant-action cloud gaming technology, OnLive Desktop delivers a seamless Microsoft® Windows® desktop experience with cloud-accelerated Web browsing with full Adobe® Flash. Instant-response multi-touch gestures enable […]

The Neurology of Gaming | Online Universities

March 25, 2012

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Video games can be used to educate through repetition and feedback, but they can also have some less-than-positive side effects. Learn about how video games can improve the educational experience as well as hinder it. Via http://www.onlineuniversities.com

Free Technology for Teachers: SideVibe Eliminates Premium Plans

March 25, 2012

Via Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Last fall I wrote about SideVibe, a service designed to help you build lesson plans around web content. At the time that I wrote my review, SideVibe was offering a “premium” version for $5.99/ month that allowed teachers and students to converse about the content in closed feedback […]