iPads and Other Tablet Devices

Collaborative Learning on Touchtables: Engaging Students with Group Work

January 21, 2014

These “Interactive Table Tops” Can be a Powerful Tool for Teaching, Learning, and Collaborating Multitouch tables, also known as “touchtables” or “interactive tabletops”, have been around for a while as a tool for collaborative applications in education, even before the current craze for tablets began storming schools and training centers worldwide. The idea of direct […]

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8 Exciting Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning Approaches That Teachers are Embracing in 2014

January 5, 2014

The Future of Technology Integration in Instruction Lies in Engaging and Empowering Teaching Methods Like These. As we head into this new year I’m excited about the many instructional means and methods that educators are using technology to facilitate in 2014′s classrooms (both physical and virtual!). As the 2nd decade of the 21st century rolls […]

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Enhance Project-Based Learning with These 10 Powerful Tools

December 26, 2013

A fun set of Applications (Many Free) for Project Based Teaching and Learning. The contemporary classroom can be rather different than what we were used to even just a decade ago, thanks partly to the advancing nature of Internet based technologies. One form of teaching which has benefited from these types of tools is Project […]

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10 of the Best Apps for Students for Christmas Revision, Note Taking, and Studying

December 24, 2013

One of our UK Based Friends Offers a set of Apps That can be a big Help During the Christmas Break, and all Year Long! With the end of year exams looming for Common Entrance, GCSE and A-Level students around the UK, the London-based private tutor agency, Tutor House has come up with 10 of the […]

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How to Combine Existing Digital Learning Materials into New Teaching Content: 11 Awesome Mash Up Tools

December 15, 2013

Check out this cool digital magazine I created with Glossi (featuring 11 great apps for creating online learning content)! I read about Glossi in a post from FreeTech4Teachers this week and thought I would take it for a spin. Before I knew it, I was knee-deep in creating this Digital Magazine, focused on my favorite […]

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10 Reasons Why Edmodo is an Excellent (and Hugely Popular) Digital Learning Platform

December 1, 2013

Edmodo is a Premier Online Learning Tool for K-12, for Good Reason. Do you Know Edmodo? I’ve been aware of Edmodo and respected its capabilities and popularity for a few years now, but recently my appreciation for this application’s utility and significance has really grown. During the recent Teaching and Learning with the iPad conference, […]

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More Great Video Sessions from the Teaching and Learning with the iPad Conference

November 24, 2013

Last week’s conference yielded a wealth of great video learning resources focused on using the iPad in the classroom The students at Franklin Academy have worked hard this week getting these videos edited and posted. In last Sunday’s post I shared three of the first sessions posted. There are now almost 20 session videos available […]

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How Will Paper Thin Display Screens Be Used in Education?

November 21, 2013

This (soon to be) emerging technology holds interesting possibilities for  academic applications. Paper thin displays will be making their way into products over the next few years – how might education put this evolving technology to use? Durable and Energy Efficient An Amoled screen is a paper thin, high definition resolution screen that can be […]

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Student Created Content is an Exciting and Inspiring Learning Tool that Teaches Many Skills

November 19, 2013

The Possibilities for Student Created Content to Play a Powerful Role in Education have Never Been Greater This last Friday and Saturday at the Teaching and Learning with the iPad Conference, I had the distinct pleasure of watching students at different grade levels present multiple types of media that they created. It was one of […]

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Select Session Videos from the Teaching and Learning with the iPad Conference

November 17, 2013

These Recorded Breakout Sessions are a Great Resource for Learning More About Teaching with the iPad This weekend’s conference was wonderful and I thoroughly enjoyed meeting all the inspired educators who came to learn more about many of the ways that the iPad can be used across the spectrum of grades and academic subjects. In […]

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