November 9, 2013

Weekly Resources & iPad Summit Boston Info

It’s hard to believe that iPad Summit Boston kicks off next week! Over 1000 educators from around the world will converge in Boston for three days of hands-on workshops, keynotes, concurrent sessions, and conversations about putting iPads in the service of learning. If you can’t join us in person, you can follow along online!

There is still time to submit a proposal for iPad Summit San Diego and Early Bird Registration runs through January 3rd.

From the EdTechTeacher Team

Tools & Techniques for App Smashing

Once again, Greg Kulowiec pushes the boundaries of what’s possible with App Smashing! First, he published a brilliant post on Green Screen AppSmashing using iMovie, Explain Everything, Tellagami, and DoInk. Then, he created the ThingLink below to illustrate the ultimate App Smash App Pack.

Flipping the Classroom

Justin Reich explored the idea of flipping the classroom in this one-hour broadcast on WHYY radio.

The Role Of Student Choice In Connected Classrooms

“How many schools and how many classrooms allow student choice? And, in adult-centered spaces, how often do young people have the opportunity to make important decisions?” Don Orth tackles these tough questions, and more, in his latest post.

How To Choose The Best Digital Tools For You

Patrick Larkin offers great advice for how school leaders can support teachers in their quest to “get their feet wet” with digital tools in this Edudemic article.

Book Creator + Tellagami = eBooks with UDL Supports!

In this quick post, Beth Holland describes how these two apps could be used to create a product similar to CAST’s Book Builder to support diverse learners with reading comprehension.