May 26, 2013
NEW from EdTechTeacher
Welcome Shawn!We are thrilled to announce that Shawn McCusker from Chicago has officially joined our team as an instructor. Though his Boston Advanced iPad workshops is SOLD OUT, space is still available in his Atlanta and Chicago summer workshop sessions.
Get to Know SamanthaTwo weeks ago, we announced that Samantha Morra joined the EdTechTeacher team.
- This past week, she led her first webinar on Digital Storytelling. If you missed it, the recording link is now available in our archives.
- Come meet Sam in person! She will be leading Teaching the Elementary Grades in Chicago, as well as three workshops in Boston: The Flipped Classroom, Digital Storytelling & Multimedia Student Projects, and All Things Google
- Samantha has taken over our EdTechTeacher Pinterest page. Make sure you follow our board.
Articles from Greg, Beth, & Tracy
I think Postach.io could become a viable blogging option for schools in 1:1 settings (iPad or laptop) where students are already using Evernote as a digital notebook platform. While Evernote notebooks can already be shared with a public link or directly to another Evernote user, Postach.io allows Evernote users to fill a notebook with multiple notes, but can select which ones are published to the blog by tagging with "published."
Combining Postach.io and Evernote with apps such as Explain Everything, students have the ability to publish blog posts with their own custom images, graphics, or even posters.
10 Creative Ways To Use Google Tools To Maximize Learning from Beth & TracyBeth and Tracy Sockalosky teamed up on this new post for Edudemic. For the past several months, they have been collaborating on ways to use technology to reach the needs of all learners in preparation for our July Leveraging Technology to Differentiate Instruction: Creating Rich Curricula for ALL Students workshop.
When we think about the tools and resources that benefit all learners, certain key attributes come to mind: multiple modalities, scaffolding, communication, collaboration, and support. While there are hundreds of tools and devices available, we have found 10 strategies to maximize the learning possibilities through creative uses of All Things Google.