Recently, I found Evernote's Journal iPad app.
You can tell a great deal about education by the words and phrases educational policymakers and educators are using currently.
Here’s my “Apps-I-Use-Everyday List.” Let me know what you think, or if you have an alternative app that you think is better.
Project-Based Learning (PBL) is being touted as the 21st century answer to how we should be educating students and the perfect delivery-system for the Common Core State Standards.
If you really want to know why all that technology sits idle, it's probably because it does not fit the way your teachers teach and the way they have been teaching for the past 100 years or so.
If you are looking for a mindmapping app for your iPad or iPhone, currently SimTech Systems has their MindMapper app for iOS available for free in the Appstore.
For students to effectively take ownership of that learning though, we can ill-afford to turn them loose with Google and expect them to dazzle us with what they find out.
“Many of today’s students are finding themselves with a very real permanent record---one that reflects every poor decision of their youth, and is stored online forever.”
For those users who, like myself, who are migrating to using Feedly due to Google Reader's demise, here's an excellent blog post from Feedly to help you with that migration process.
Then the next question is, what steps can we take to leverage the disruptive power of technology in our schools?
The crime was not the use of social media. The crime was the action of making threats which is illegal.
Recently Amazon released a newer version of their iOS Kindle app with three new features that clearly improve the app's functionality.
You can create a Google Form in your Google Drive account, and set it up as an iPad observation app right on your iPad. That's a free option which is difficult to beat.
Or, “10 Things a 21st Century School Leader Will Not Do to Discourage Teachers from Engaging in the Use of Technology.”
We’ve all worked with them, educators who have made it their mission to rid the classrooms and schools of this world of those infernal, disruptive devices called “cell phones.”
When they are only used to reinforce lecture, worksheets and other 20th century teaching and learning methodology, they are little more than chalkboards with computer chips.
Inspiration is an excellent choice for concept mapping because its features make it useful as a classroom tool and as a tool for anyone who uses mindmapping techniques.