A great article discussing how cell phones can be useful in classes instead of a distraction.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Texting and Teachers Experimenting with Technology: 10 Resources | Teacher Reboot Camp
10 Benefits of Mobile Devices for Learning « Mobile Learning Blog
Today’s mobile devices can handle a majority of tasks that teachers require and students expect from personal computers (PCs). However, there are many distinct advantages that are unique to mobile devices.
Monday, September 27, 2010
Five Free 21st Century Presentations by David Kapuler
Recently, I've had the opportunity to compile some presentations that I've done throughout the year. I've made these all available at no charge and allow people to edit them and use them as they desire. These courses are a nice guide to educators who want to explore 21st Century/Web 2.0 technologies. I cover a wide range of areas, from building a PLN to blogging in the classroom.
Free Technology for Teachers: 47 Alternatives to Using YouTube in the Classroom
reposted - by Richard Byrne
Some excellent educational content can be found on YouTube. However, many teachers cannot access YouTube in their classrooms. That is why I originally wrote what became one of the most popular posts to ever appear on Free Technology for Teachers, 30+ Alternatives to YouTube. That post is now fourteen months old and I've come across more alternatives in that time. Also in that time span some of the resources on the list have shut down. So it's time to update the list.
Sunday, September 26, 2010
Best Embeds for Educational Wikis and Blogs
Now that you and/or your students are using wikis and blogs, are you curious what could be added to them? From animated slideshows to collaborative documents to interactive review games, many great (and free) tools are available. As a follow up to my previous post “What Teachers Should and Should Not Be Posting on their Classroom Webpages”, I’ve pulled a master list of embedding options that will hopefully spark your imagination.
Friday, September 24, 2010
28 Video Websites To Upgrade Your Knowledge | Creative Magazine
Great resource of video educational tools
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Eyejot :: What's Eyejot?
I may have posted on this before ... but
Eyejot is the first, comprehensive, client-free online video messaging platform ideal for both personal and business communications. It offers everyone the ability to create and receive video messages in a self-contained, spam-free environment. With no client to install, you can start using Eyejot immediately with any browser, on any platform. It even features built-in support for iTunes™ (and iPods™), mobile devices and social networks like MySpace™.Watch Eyejot video examples.
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Mac Freeware All-Stars: Our 10 Best in Category Picks | Mac.AppStorm
Recently we posted an enormous roundup of 100 free Mac applications. These types of articles are awesome for a quick overview of everything that’s available, but sometimes you just want to know what the best free app is in a given genre.
Today we’ll answer this question by presenting our top picks for free applications across various categories. Below we’ll take a look at the best of the best in free software and then give you the chance to join the discussion and cast your vote.
Tuesday, September 07, 2010
NoodleTools : MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian Bibliography Composer, Online Notecards
NoodleTools provides innovative software that teaches students and supports teachers and librarians throughout the entire research process