Weekly iPad Resources and Suggestions from EdTechTeacher (1/9/2012)

EdTechTeacher’s Greg Kulowiec and Beth Holland maintain a Diigo Group full of iPad resources. The list below represents their finds for the week of January 9, 2012. Sliderocket The lite, free, version of this web service lets you create presentations and import them from either PowerPoint or Google Docs. Tags: presentation, slideshow, web2.0, tools, ipad, […]

Connecting the K-12 Classroom to the 21st Century: article from DMLcentral

Justin Reich, Co-Director of EdTechTeacher, was interviewed in DMLcentral about both his participation in the DML Research Associate Summer Institute and his work as the project manager of the Distributed Collaborative Learning Community, “a Hewlett Foundation funded initiative to study issues of excellence, equity and analytics in the use of social technologies in K-12 settings.” The full interview can […]

The Mobilization of Research

Image credit: Ed Magazine, illustrator Matt Coon

Last spring, Lory Hough from Harvard’s Ed Magazine and I swapped emails for several weeks regarding the use of Wikipedia in the classroom. Her final product, Truce Be Told, appeared last month. Throughout the process, I started thinking about how I have not only changed the way that I approach finding information for research, but also […]

Open Education & Classroom Tools – articles from the EdTechTeacher Team

Justin Reich, Co-Director of EdTechTeacher, just returned from  the Open Education conference in Park City. He has posted his thoughts on The Future of Open Educational Resources to his blog, EdTechResearcher. Instructor and Presenter, Greg Kuloweic, recently wrote about Cell Phones as Classroom Tools for teachinghistory.org – the National History Education Clearinghouse. In his article, he discusses two […]

Teacher to Teacher Professional Learning

I’m getting ready this week for MassCUE, the annual Massachusetts gather of the EdTech community. It’s held at Gillette Stadium, which is a quirky and awesome place to go for a conference. The Kraft family is very generous in sharing the space, and John Kraft last year gave the best impromptu “keynote” of the conference […]