Thursday, November 28, 2013

Free Technology for Teachers: Six Web Adventures In Science

"There are six adventures in the series including the CSI adventure. Each of the adventures is appropriate for middle school or high school use. In each adventure students take on the role of scientist to solve a crime, conduct experiments, and learn about scientific methods and processes."

Top 10 Amazing iPad Apps for Children with Autism

I must admit that apps for autistic learners are really scarce and hard to find. So I've done some research and found ten great ipad apps your child can use to learn.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Google Presses Forward: The Changing Landscape of Youtube Comments

After releasing the statement in September’s blog post, YouTube has recently integrated its comments with Google+ so that any comment posted on a YouTube video will automatically come from and be linked to your Google+ profile. This has certainly been a controversial merge of the two networks to say the least, causing outrage and anger amongst thousands of users. 

Who’d be a School Leader? Current and Future Challenges

Strong school leadership is viewed as especially important for the regeneration of failing schools. Below, Peter Earley draws upon recent research into school leadership in England to discuss some of the challenges faced now and in the future, and presents key messages about how school leaders should work to ensure improved school performance.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Connected Educators: 5 Ways To Build Your PLN Online. - By Clara Galan

As we pass Connected Educator Month and move through November, it’s time to reflect on the importance of online connections and their role throughout the rest of the school year. How does “being connected” empower teachers and improve their instruction? Many teachers often feel isolated by their classroom walls, and may have little time for peer support or content feedback. It’s so important to remember, you’re not alone!

Facebook won’t like this new teenager privacy bill - Should Internet companies have the right to track and analyze the Web activity of kids under 16 years old?That’s the question posed by a newly introduced bill called the “Do Not Track Kids Act of 2013,” which would extend federal anti-tracking protections under the Children’s Online Protection Act (COPPA), which applies to kids 12 and under, and to children ages 13 to 15. The bill would also create an “eraser button” that allows teens and parents to delete publicly available personal information when “technologically feasible.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Can An App Really Improve Learning? - Edudemic

Do you think a mobile app could really improve the learning of a student no matter the age? This visual guide walks you through what you should know.

Monday, November 11, 2013

This script shows you how Facebook ranks all your friends - Have you ever wondered how Facebook ranks your friends for you? The company keeps a score for everyone you interact with on the social network.This affects the order of results when you start typing a name into the search box, the people that appear in your Friends pane when someone visits your profile, whose content shows up in your News Feed, and pretty much any list that displays who you interact with on the site.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Special Education Programs Online | Online and Distance Learning

Special education programs online - how they prepare teachers of students who are learning disabled, developmentally challenged, or gifted and talented.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

10 Important Rules For Your School’s Computer Lab

Computer labs can be a hotbed of activity or they can be something that resembles a graveyard. It's up to your school to determine which you want.
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Top 10 Courses, Universities & Profession in United States | Infographic

Infographic on Top Courses, Universities, Certificates, & Profession in US includes Medical, Training, Cosmetology, Patent, Automobile, Massage & Driver

Helping Educators Get Started With Twitter | The Edublogger

7 Great iPad Apps for Creating Comic Strips ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Educational Administration Leadership Masters | Online and Distance Learning

This page provides information on what is studied in educational administration leadership masters degrees and where you can study them online.

10 Most Expensive Degrees with Least Paying Jobs | All Infographics

Infographic on Expensive degree countries like Canada, Sweden, China, United States, Germany, Japan, Mexico, France, Spain, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand

Half an Hour: A Few Words on ePortfolios

On the one hand, the portfolio may focus predominately on learning and reflection. Such a portfolio may come to resemble a student's journal or sketchbook.  On the other hand, the portfolio may be used primarily for evaluation and assessment, becoming more a documentation of achievement that a personal workspace. As Barrett notes, the former model focuses on the ePortfolio as process, while the latter contemplates the ePortfolio as product.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Nice Poster on Basic iPad Tasks Students Should be Able to Do

iPad Basics

Special Education Programs Online | Online and Distance Learning

Special education programs online - how they prepare teachers of students who are learning disabled, developmentally challenged, or gifted and talented.

George Siemens: Changing Schools, Changing Knowledge

While more and more knowledge is available to us, the amount of time for us to pay attention to it remains the same. What kind of knowledge will be needed in...

How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses

A new breed of educators, inspired by everything from the Internet to evolutionary psychology, neuroscience, and AI, are inventing radical new ways for children to learn, grow, and thrive. To them, knowledge isn’t a commodity that’s delivered from teacher to student but something that emerges from the students’ own curiosity-fueled exploration.

Studying an Education Management PhD Online

Education management PhD online degrees are particularly useful if you want to progress in a career in school or college management. This page provides more details ...

MOOC, SPOC, MOOR And The Walking Dead – The Journey Continues

SPOC, MOOR, And The Walking Dead; MOOC odyssey continues into uncharted waters.

The Digital Learning Transition MOOC for Educators: Exploring a Scalable Approach to Professional Development

In this paper, the Alliance describes the design of this Massive Open Online Course for Educators (MOOC-Ed); examines results from the first course as determined from web analytics, analyses of online discussions, and survey data; and offers lessons learned about this new approach to professional development.

October 3, 2013: IJEDICT Weekly News is out

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4 lessons L.A.'s iPad rollout can teach everyone

For better or worse, the Los Angeles Unified School District's $1-billion device deployment sets an example for anyone hoping to follow suit.

Studying an Adult Education Masters Degree

An online adult education masters degree offers plenty of career options in teaching and training. This page provides information on what is studied and where you can study it.

Find Out More About Online Learning

Find out more about online learning or elearning - using audio and video-conferencing, email, chat, and completing an online degree or certificate by distance.


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