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1 Why the iPad is Different
Dean Shareski sees an interesting shift occurring in
his district, which leads him to think that the iPad
is generating more discussion about the role of
technology in learning than any tool or event to date.
2 Apps to Prepare You for Your Next
Presentation or Webmeeting
Shelly Terrell shares her favorite mobile devices and
apps that let you sketch out your presentation and
rehearse almost anywhere.
3 Whiteboards—A Modest Proposal
Gary Stager’s opinions on IWBs and clickers.
4 10 Ways Technology Supports 21st
Century Learners in Being Self Directed
Lisa Nielsen presents ten ways educators can provide
opportunities for self-directed, passion-driven,
5 Top 10 YouTube Extras (and more)
David Kapuler shares his top ways to filter YouTube
to make it safer for educational viewing and to edit
6 What’s New in School Tools
A round-up of the latest edtech releases in software,
hardware, and AV tools.
7 Ten Sites Supporting iPads In Education
Michael Gorman lists 10 great iPad education resource
Web sites devoted to bringing the best ways to use the
iPad in the classroom. They include resources, apps,
lesson plans, and “apptivities.”
8 A-Z Web tools: C+D
O?zge Karaoglu’s part two of her comprehensive A-Z
9 Tablets—We’re Almost There!
Frank Pileiro agrees that the mobile computing platform
is where we need to head, but he thinks that there is a
whole lot of work that needs to be done.
10 UDL, What is the Excitement all About?
Cheryl Oakes is starting to question and think like a UDL
promoter. In this post, she tries to figure out what the
excitement is all about.