11 Tips for Better laptop Learning
The goal of installing laptop programs is to increase student learning in the classroom. At Downers Grove South High School, HP laptops are getting a lot of mileage these days. Here is the school’s technology coordinator’s advice to anyone who has purchased laptops recently or is thinking of starting a one-to-one program. Follow these eleven tips to get the most learning out of your investment.
ASB Un-Plugged: Mumbai February 2010
We invite you to the American School of Bombay, Mumbai on Feb 25, 26, and 27 to immerse yourself in the world of learning with laptops and tablets.
ASB Un-Plugged 2010 is for those who wish to understand how students and educators have embraced innovation, change, and leadership in education for the 21st century. Hear educators and students sharing their best practices, strategies and techniques, ideas and applications that have proven to be successful in a one-to-one environment. Learn about the administration of the program—launching a laptop program, professional development, classroom management, responsible use policies, community support, resources, and support structures.
Great digital storytelling wiki with process and resource information by Jon Orech
iLearningGlobal.tv – The Future of Online Learning
The iLearningGlobal.TV community is changing the way people learn and improve on a daily basis. iLearningGlobal has brought together the top trainers and speakers in all areas of self development, personal improvement, business training, life skills, tax and financial strategies, and much more within this powerful portal!
techLEARNING.com | Web 2.0: from Curious to Competent
Horizon Project 2008 featured in this eBook
Web 2.0 tools play an increasingly important role in everyday life. Not only are people more connected, but they have more opportunities to find information, share ideas and be creative than ever before. Most educators who use some of the new, free, online tools to accomplish tasks find rich rewards. Yet many others are curious about how the tools work, and even more, what exactly they can do with them in the classroom to help their students learn. This eBook is designed to explore the reasons for using the most popular Web 2.0 tools and guide you as you explore the read/write Web on your own.
What is literacy, and what should the 21st century school be like? (Techlearning blog)
TechLearning blog post from Terry Freedman
Two important new reports, and associated consultations, are now available. These are the eagerly-anticipated interim report from the Rose review of the primary curriculum in England and Wales, and the government's ideas on what a world-class education comprises and the associated school report card.
The good thing about the interim report is that it emphasises the importance of ICT in the primary curriculum. I'm not so sure about the 21st century school document.
Social Networks in Education » home
A listing of social networks used in educational environments.
ccMixter - Welcome to ccMixter
ccMixter is a community music site featuring remixes licensed under Creative Commons where you can listen to, sample, mash-up, or interact with music in whatever way you want.
Picnik - edit photos the easy way, online in your browser
Picnik makes your photos fabulous with easy to use yet powerful editing tools. Tweak to your heart’s content, then get creative with oodles of effects, fonts, shapes, and frames.
It's fast, easy, and fun.
Digital Reputation - SlideShare
Digital Reputation in teen social networks. Why I teach it in high school.
Slideshow by Dean Groom
Using skype in the classroom « On an e-journey with generation Y
Great post by Anne Mirtschin in Australia about using Skype in the classroom for global and local connections.
Sounding Board Success | always learning
Kim Cofino, the Flat Classroom Project 2008 Sounding Board leader, writes about the experience at her school ISB
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.
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