"Technology experts say Apple’s latest gizmo, the iPad, won’t replace students’ laptops, but a menu of applications could help teach the periodic table, a range of languages, and a host of other K-12 and higher-education subjects.
More than 300,000 iPads were sold April 3 in Apple Stores and through pre-orders, Apple announced April 5, and education technology enthusiasts finally got to experiment with the device that Apple CEO Steve Jobs describes as a “game changer.”"
1 Decrease Disruption of Instructional Time with Digital Daily Announcements 2 More Efficient and Effective Team Meetings and Planning 3 Collaborate On Important Documents Like School Comprehensive Education Plans 4 Enhance School Professional Development Using a Wiki 5 Share and Collaborate On Curriculum Maps 6 Save Trees /Save Time and Unclutterize Your Room or Office by Posting School Resources 7 Know Where Everyone Is When Schedules/Programs Are Posted 8 A Portal for All Your Lessons Information on How to Get Started"
"Photography is an art and a craft. Getting better at both requires practice—lots of practice. The Daily Shoot is a simple daily routine to motivate and inspire you to practice your photography, and share your results! It’s not a contest and there are no prizes. It's simply about encouraging you to pick up your camera and make photographs. "
Interesting, sponsored by Microsoft. Provides some creative lesson plans and resources. From the website: This program was designed for grades 8-10, but easily adapts for use in grades 6-12. It's organized into thematic units that span the following subject areas: Civics, Computer Science, Debate, Economics, Fine Arts, Government, Journalism, Language Arts, Drama, and Video Production.
If you are from outside the U.S., you may need to modify these materials slightly to apply to yo
AudioExpert is a free and simple online audio editor, file converter and sound recorder. All the standard functionality of an audio editor provides you with an easy way to create a ringtone for your cell phone. You will find AudioExpert useful also as a powerful audio file converter which will allow you to modify the file format of your files, their bit rate, frequency, etc. If your computer is equipped with a camera and microphone, you can use AudioExpert to record your sounds.
Welcome to the UK home of Digital Creator - the new and exciting way to learn how to create and share Digital Media, such as making and editing your own films and producing podcasts.
Digital Creator encourages learners to create real life digital media projects that build into an innovative digital assessment e-portfolio. The award has been accredited in the UK by the British Computer Society who are the awarding body.
"The Flat Classroom™ Conference is a unique limited-seating conference including students and educators to envision the future of education as they use leading technology tools such as wikis, blogs, social networking and multi-media storytelling. The conference is diverse in participation while allowing smaller groups with leading world-class presenters in a "flattened" environment where virtual participants join in the conversation from remote corners of the world.
Educators will leave the conference understanding how to collaborate globally and with contacts in hand to start projects. Students will leave the conference with leadership skills, technology skills, presentation skills, and a better understanding of diverse cultures and collaboration."