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Schools Going Mobile, Trend Tracking and AUPs

Schools Going Mobile, Trend Tracking and AUPs

Reposted from Elliot Soloway, soloway@umich.edu ISTE SIGML (Special Interest Group, Mobile Learning) We told you so!! Mobile learning in the U.S. – at least – is at “the tipping point.” Based on surveying over 300,000 parents, teachers, and students, Project Tomorrow’s CEO, Julie Evans, has issued a report that documents the dramatic acceleration of the

Blast to your past with html5

 Chrome Experiments of fun with html5 are meant to show off the clean and fast beauty of the new code.  Of  course Google wants you to see it in Chrome for full effect, and I would encourage that as Chrome is an easy and responsive browser, you try it out. The Wilderness Downtown is a

AudioBooks for You and Your Classroom

I use Audiobooks and Podcasts to get through all my mundane tasks and roadtrips.  I use them in the classroom as a center.  They are great to put on your classroom computers and create an easily navigated listening lab.  Many of these accompany their books with the pdf so students can read along. While I

Google Treks

Have you ever wanted to use Google Earth to follow a Lit Trip, visit an area, or share information and the program is not installed? Or tried to teach (or learn) place marking and other features of Google Earth and found the learning curve a bit steep? Dr. Alice Christie suggests you explore an application

Virtual Conference Inspires Lesson Sharing

The DEN Virtual Conference last April inspired many teachers to integrate technology in their classroom lessons. The  IDEAL Learning Environment* offered teacher participants an opportunity to earn ten PD hours credit after the event by creating a lesson plan to share using the tools from the conference. Laurel, who is a second grade teacher, sent

Discovery Education U.S. Geography App

Discovery Education hit the iTunes App store with U.S. Geography by Discovery Education. The app is intended for 5th grade students studying U.S. Geography in the classroom, but is enjoyable and informative for people of all ages. Available through the App Store, the U.S. Geography by Discovery Education app offers educators and students videos, knowledge-based

Looking Back on Conference Notes

I’ve re-visited a few great sites (not necessarily new) this summer. I guess I just didn’t have an occasion for which to use them, but WOW, once I got started, they were really useful to me. During the DE Symposium, we ran “groups” in the Edmodo.com site. It was very much like having a back

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