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10 Fun Web Apps, Games, for Teaching Critical Thinking Skills

June 21, 2016

Engage Students in Critical Thinking Activities With These Great Applications The most important gift that educators can give to students is the ability to think critically. Critical thinking is the ability to take information, then instead of simply memorizing it… Analyzing it Drawing Conclusions Finding Practical Applications Integrating That Information With Other Information Forming Opinions […]

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MadAboutMattering – A Brilliant Collaboration from 3 Inspiring Education and Technology Leaders

April 20, 2016

Modeling Compassion Driven Innovation  This Undertaking is Enabling Students to Make a Difference and Solve Real World Problems I am delighted to see that three education and technology powerhouses have joined together in an inspired effort designed to help students follow their passions and make a difference. This is a really exciting undertaking that combines […]

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Explore Dozens of Resources for Digital Learning Day 2016

February 15, 2016

Are you Prepared to Get Your #DLDay on and Seek new Approaches to Improving Learning Outcomes? “Started in 2012, Digital Learning Day has provided a powerful venue for education leaders to highlight great teaching practice and showcase innovative teachers, leaders, and instructional technology programs that are improving student outcomes. This grassroots effort blossomed into a […]

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Mondopad 2.0 – Taking Collaboration and Creativity to a New Level

February 8, 2016

InFocus Enhances Their Unique, Interactive Platform With Improved Software Back in November and December, I shared my experiences with the awesome Mondopad from InFocus. The December article included a video, “Demonstrating the Flexible Functionality and Collaborative Potential of the Mondopad“. This is a powerful, fun system that combines next-generation Interactive White Board functionality with excellent […]

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27 Meaningful Ways to Use EdTech … THINGLINK Style!

February 2, 2016

Creating Fun Interactive Content With ThingLink is a Blast! I’ve been wanting to give ThingLink a try for a while now. The idea of being able to easily overlay interactive links anywhere on an image seems like a pretty cool way to create fun, engaging learning content. I decided to use the image I created […]

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Demonstrating the Flexible Functionality and Collaborative Potential of the Mondopad

December 3, 2015

There is a lot of Wow Factor in this Powerful Presentation and Collaboration Platform Last week I wrote a post providing an overview of the Mondopad’s functionality. This week I offer a video demonstration of the powerful system. Some of the key functions of this large screen touch-responsive all in one system include: Presenting – […]

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Exploring the Mondopad = Mondo Possibilities!

November 24, 2015

If Only Every Classroom Had a Mondopad … Ever heard of the Mondopad? Dictionary.com defines the adjective mondo as “large; big” and the adverb mondo as “very; cool”. Well I can certainly attest to the fact that the Mondopad is very big and very cool! The Mondopad from InFocus is a touch-controlled, huge multi-function screen […]

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SeeSaw – Easily Capture K-12 Student Learning in any Form

September 23, 2015

“My students are so excited to upload their work to their portfolio and receive comments and feedback from their peers, parents, and teacher all within a safe environment.” Tama Trotti will be presenting the session “SeeSaw – A Digital Portfolio Management System” at the 2015 Teaching and Learning with the iPad Conference this November. Come […]

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12 Emerging Educational Uses of Technology That are the Most Exciting Right Now

September 14, 2015

As we Enter a new School Year, Which Uses of Technology Hold the Most Promise to Impact Learning? Well, it’s that time of year again … the start of a new school year. With it often comes the irresistible urge to make another list, or even better … many lists! Lists help us to plan, […]

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Top 5 Student Response Systems that Work on Multiple Platforms

September 10, 2015

Image Source These Multi-Platform Tools for Interactive Classroom Learning are Fun, Powerful, and Free! If there are two things that students crave, they are convenience and connectivity. These are the reasons why students love student response systems that work on their devices. They feel connected with the rest of the world because they have access […]

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