Online Education Poised to Transform the World!

MOOCs to be as transformative as ‘BOOCs’ By Rik Myslewski in Mountain View Ethernet Summit During an interview at the Ethernet Innovation Summit in Mountain View, California, Ethernet inventor Robert Metcalfe was asked what surprises were on the horizon due to the ever more pervasive advance of the internet. “The most exciting surprise, I think, is going […]

Kim Garst: 4 Reasons Why Social Media Should be Taught in Our School Systems

I saw a story recently about a school, named Ngee Ann, in Singapore where a math teacher gave problems to students and asked that the answers be “tweeted.” These tweets were then projected on a screen at the front of the room, in real time! (1) Now this was not just some rogue, social media […]

Integrate iPads Into Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy With This ‘Padagogy Wheel’ | Edudemic

You’re going to want to turn on your printer and fire up a PDF viewer. This is just that good. It’s called the Padagogy Wheel and it offers a fantastically useful perspecitve on how to figure out which iPad apps work with Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy. Created by Allan Carrington, this thing is a monster and […]

21st Century Teacher

Originally Posted on April 28, 2013 by LearnWithGrace “To iPad or not to iPad is a hefty question these days.” I laughed when I came across this statement in article I read the other day, but its words ring true. As technology continues to improve, educators find themselves questioning how they might incorporate various tools […]

The Digital Classroom: Textbooks Vs eBooks

Infographic: Digital Classroom – eBooks vs Books | VisualDataHub.

The intelligent textbook that helps students learn

Want to know more about your subject? Type in your own question and artificially intelligent software will construct a new page to answer your query SITTING down with the Inquire system is, at first, a lot like trying to cosy up to an intimidatingly dense biology textbook. Sure, its presentation on the iPad is slick, […]

Ten Ideas for Teaching Teachers Technology

I had never been to an “unconference” before, but when I heard the organizer of SocialEdCon Unconference introduce the event, I knew I was in for something new: “Write your ideas that you want to discuss on the top of the poster board. Each of you can look at all of the ideas and put […]

How to Create Your Own Online Course: 100 Tools, Guides, and Resources

Reblogged From: How to Create Your Own Online Course: 100 Tools, Guides, and Resources | Best Universities. Perhaps you have a special skill, talent, or knowledge-base that you want to share with others, and maybe you’ve heard that teaching online courses can make you a little extra money. The resources below will help you discover how […]

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The Top 17 Free Digital Storytelling Apps for The iPad

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning Practical tips and tutorials about using web2.0 tools and mobile apps in education .The best free web, adnroid, smartphone,iPhone, and samsung applications to help you better enhance your mobile learning. The Top 17 Free Digital Storytelling Apps for The iPad The iPad is such a boon in education. It is […]

Can Twitter replace traditional professional development?

HechingerEd Blog | Can Twitter replace traditional professional development?. Twitter and Facebook might soon replace traditional professional development for teachers. Instead of enduring hours-long workshops a few times a year, teachers could reach out to peers on the Internet in real time for advice on things like planning a lesson (or salvaging a lesson that’s […]

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“The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.”

- John Maxwell