Beyond Blocking: Social Media Schools –  From Patrick Larkin & Beth Holland on Edudemic

Beyond Blocking: Social Media Schools – From Patrick Larkin & Beth Holland on Edudemic

This post first appeared on Edudemic. Social media pervades all aspects of modern society, particularly with the rapid influx of mobile devices. If used in meaningful and appropriate ways, it can transform a student’s learning experience, improve communication with parents and community …

Free Collaborative Video Creation with iPads – From Greg Kulowiec on Free Technology for Teachers

Free Collaborative Video Creation with iPads – From Greg Kulowiec on Free Technology for Teachers

This post first appeared on Free Technology for Teachers. Publishing student video that is created with iPads can be a challenging process, especially with younger students. Even schools that are Google Apps typically decide to turn off YouTube uploads to the student …

Weekly Resources for the Start of Spring

Welcome to the official start of spring! We had another busy week with workshops and presentations in multiple states as well as the continuation of our Spring Webinar Series. Proposals have started flooding in for the EdTechTeacher Summit in July. The deadline …

The Role of the Real World in a Digital Classroom – from Beth Holland & Greg Kulowiec on Edudemic

This post, co-authored by Greg Kulowiec & Beth Holland, first appeared on Edudemic. Lately, when talking with teachers about bringing mobile devices into their classrooms, a common concern has surfaced – that connections to the physical world are being sacrificed by over-emphasizing …

Carl Hooker Keynote from Leading Future Learning – LIVE Blog from Beth Holland

What – How – Where – When are we learning??? From #selfies to parent concerns, Carl Hooker began his keynote by talking about what happens when learning happens outside of the box. It’s no longer about “here’s the learning” but about “what …

Understanding the Flipped Classroom with Samantha Morra – LIVE Blog from Beth Holland

Sam opened by telling how she got involved with technology and led up to the idea of flipping her classroom. She led up to modern day and described how digital tools have changed our social and informational landscape. Think about how information used …

What Every School Leader Should Know about Google with Holly Clark – LIVE Blog from Beth Holland

What does Google Apps for Education bring to a school and a classroom. Google’s motto is to share and collaborate, so how do we leverage this capacity to transform curriculum? Beyond using Google to search and to word process, Holly wants us …

This post first appeared on Free Technology for Teachers. Subtext and Tellagami are two amazing free apps that can expand the way you discover information about each student’s reading comprehension. By using their combined power, students can produce and publish valuable information …