Responding to 20 #iPad Implementation Questions
Monday, June 11, 2012
Every single teacher is concerned about his/ her teaching practices and the skills involved in this process. How many times have you wondered about a better way to teach the same lesson you have delivered to an eariler class? How often have you used technology to engage your students and improve their learning ? These are some recurring questions we keep regurgitating each time our teaching skills are put to the test.
During the past two days, our list of Free Online Movies has been getting some good exposure. And we’ve got no complaints. But while assembling the movie list, we were also busy putting together a list of 500 Free Online Courses from top universities. Here’s the lowdown: This master list lets you download free courses from schools like Stanford, Yale, MIT, Oxford, Harvard and UC Berkeley. Generally, the courses can be accessed via YouTube, iTunes or university web sites. Right now you’ll find 55 courses in Philosophy, 50 in History, 50 in Computer Science, 35 in Physics, and that’s just beginning to scratch the surface. Most of the courses were recently produced. But, in some cases, we’ve layered in lecture series by famous intellectuals recorded years ago. Here are some highlights from the complete list.
Wednesday, June 06, 2012
20 Google Tools for Today’s Classrooms | Digital Learning Environments
Google continues to provide a wealth of useful easy-to-use tools that can be used well in the classroom. Some of these are newer and some have been around for a while. All of these tools, as well as additional tools can be found at Google Options.
Tuesday, June 05, 2012
Everyone is on Twitter these days, so why not your school district? Twitter provides an easy platform to keep your followers updated — moment by moment, if necessary! — about developing situations, sudden brainstorms and calls to action. Following are 12 reasons to get your school district tweeting this summer so that you can hit the ground running at the start of the next school year.