Regardless of whether you buy into or are critical of the whole Kahn Academy concept, most people agree that providing on demand learning resources is a good idea. With the new ShowMe App, any teacher can become the next Sal Kahn making educational tutorials for your kids or for the world. Or you can do what math teacher Eric Marcos does on his terrific MathTrain.tv site and let kids be the movie makers.
What's nice about the ShowMe App is that they take care of all the details. Just open the App on your iPad and all the tools are built in and upload is a piece of cake.
Here's a video to ShowYou how it works.
Cross posted at The Innovative Educator blog theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com.
Lisa Nielsen is best known as creator of The Innovative Educator blog (http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com) and Transforming Education for the 21st Century (http://ted21c.ning.com) learning network. Lisa is an outspoken and passionate advocate of innovative education. She is frequently covered by local and national media for her views on "Thinking Outside the Ban" and determining ways to harness the power of technology for instruction and providing a voice to educators and students. Based in New York City, Ms. Nielsen has worked for more than a decade in various capacities helping schools and districts to educate in innovative ways that will prepare students for 21st century success. Her first book, Teaching Generation Text, is set for a fall 2011 release. You can follow her on Twitter @InnovativeEdu.
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