Whether you spent the week buried under snow or in sunny places like San Diego where we have our upcoming iPad Summit. This week we had many new resources from webinars to blog posts to share. Articles from the EdTechTeacher and iPad Summit presenters Just in case you missed some of our more recent posts, here they […]

This guest post from Gregg Russell (@greggrussell12) first appeared on EdTechResearcher. The other night, David Bowie’s epic tune Changes, came blasting over the radio. As I was singing along to the lyrics, the phrase “I watch the ripples change their size but never leave the stream,” really struck a chord with me. It made me […]

This guest post from iPad Summit San Diego presenter, Rhoda Hahn (@mrshahn), first appeared on Daily Genius. Long gone are the days of students reading textbooks, memorizing, and regurgitating information. Let 2015 be the year of increasing engagement and learning in your students. Giving students a real audience to showcase what they know can increase […]

This post first appeared on Free Technology for Teachers. I am a big fan of the Google Cultural Institute; it’s an amazing repository of Artistic Masterpieces, Wonders of the Natural World, Historical Artifacts, and more. By using it as a repository of digital materials, it’s an easy way to access cultural content from around the […]

This post first appeared on Patrick's blog - Learning in Burlington. As a school district that has implemented a 1:1 initiative where every student is provided an iPad, we get frequent inquiries from other communities looking to begin similar programs. Back in 2011-2012 school year as our 1:1 Planning Team began the process of setting […]

This guest post from Bart Buckinx (@bartbuckinx) first appeared on Daily Genius. As a teacher, you are used to create your own lessons. The xerox, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint are your trusted companions. But how can you effectively use iPads in your lessons? The ebooks provided by publishers are mostly static and just not interesting enough […]

This post first appeared on Edutopia. From tablets and scrolls to bound books, libraries have cataloged resources and served as a locus of knowledge. Today, they are reinventing themselves as content becomes more accessible online and their role becomes less about housing tomes and more about connecting learners and constructing knowledge. Printed books still play a critical role […]

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This post first appeared on Free Technology for Teachers. With Chromebooks being adopted as the 1:1 tool of choice in schools throughout the country, it is helpful to note that there a number of options that allow for student creation that go beyond the suite of Google tools. One example of this creative potential takes […]

This post first appeared on Free Technology for Teachers. I have long been a fan of Jing, TechSmith’s free screen capture software. It’s a fast and easy way to grab a quick screenshot or record a video on the fly. Recently, TechSmith upgraded Jing to include a FREE membership to Screencast.com; you now get 2GB of […]

This guest post from iPad Summit San Diego presenter, Kenneth Frank (@MrFrankKMHS), first appeared on EdTechResearcher. Like most teachers in 1:1 environments, my use of technology has evolved from direct challenges posed by my students, administrators, and fellow faculty.  I didn’t set out to author a single textbook, let alone find myself coordinating the creation […]

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This guest post from iPad Summit San Diego presenter, Nik Chatzopoulos (@chatzopoulosn), first appeared on Daily Genius. One of the most fascinating ways to create an eBook is using a mobile device, particularly, an iPad. StoryKit, Book Writer, and Book Creator are 3 apps my students have used to create some highly interactive, professionally looking […]

This post appeared on Patrick Larkin's blog - Learning in Burlington. It's no secret that I'm a huge fan of social media as a tool for learning. In order to stay on top of the various conversations that I like to follow, I have a number of lists that I have created. These various streams […]

This guest post from iPad Summit San Diego Presenter Jodie Deinhammer (@jdeinhammer) first appeared on Daily Genius. When I first heard about iTunes U, I was unsure of how it all worked or how it would fit into my classroom. Today, I cannot imagine teaching without it.  iTunes U is a free app that allows […]

This is a guest post from San Diego iPad Summit presenter, Cheryl Davis (@digitalteacher). Let’s go - out and about with mobile technologies! We often acknowledge that a benefit of technology is that it can provide our students with the ability to go beyond the walls of the classroom to explore virtually the world. And […]

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This post first appeared on Edutopia. Agile development refers to an iterative and highly collaborative approach to creating a product. In comparison, an agile classroom is an environment in which your students are motivated to do their best work and feel invested in the class as a whole. Before I started teaching at Punahou School in […]