Enjoy the DEN Weekly Update for November 18, 2011.
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Android is the hugely popular mobile OS from Google. Android is the most widely used mobile OS, being used around the world on a variety of smart phones and tablets, including the new Kindle Fire. Android is able to be customized and has thousands upon thousands of apps from both the Android Market and the Amazon App Store. But,
QR Code for URL for this blog. QR Codes (Quick Response) are two-dimensional matrix barcodes. They were originially developed by Denso Wave, a subsidiary of Toyota, back in 1994 to track vehicles during the manufacturing cycle. QR Codes are very easy to make and are read very quickly by QR Code readers vs.
Evernote, one of my favorite web apps (along with Google’s many apps), just announced a very cool new product. Evernote Clearly is a browser extension for Google Chrome (other browsers will be added soon) that allows you to read online with less distractions. You simply click the extension and it hides all the distractions from blogs
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article entitled “On device apps/software vs. web apps – which is better for schools?” in which I discussed the pros and cons of on device apps and web apps when it comes to education. I had made some points about web apps being free, no
Educational leaders have to be prepared for emergencies and know how to work with the emergency responders that will be coming to the school. As a paramedic with over 23 years of experience and experience planning and running major emergencies, and 10 years as an educator, I’ve seen school leaders who are well
Professional Development for Educators needs to change. I know many schools and districts that do it right. I know many educators who have organized EdCamps to provide excellent, teacher driven professional development. I also know, and have experienced first hand, professional development that is not effective. Professional Development in many school systems is driven by