A couple of weeks ago, I missed out on my early morning run. I decided to instead go for a run in the afternoon, taking my usual companions of iPhone, arm strap for the phone (with headphones of course), and our Siberian Husky. Already I was experiencing what I believe is amazing technology; listening to
If you haven't seen Jux already, take a couple of minutes to investigate. Jux is a web application that allows you to upload content, especially pictures and videos, and display it in the most stylish way imaginable. The display is super clean and highly visual, but is not restricted to images. Jux allows: block quotes
Learn how to create and use 21st Century tools in your class. Topics include. Develop an online presence, Blogs for learning, online tool kit. Content creation on the Mac, iPhoto, iMovie, Pages & Keynote. Download the Flyer and Register here
Educational Technology Guy: 10 Important Skills Students need for the Future. What skills will our students need as they enter the workforce of the future? Read this list and add you thoughts. A summary map of the skills:
Attention Educators - you may find the following link to be very useful. The key point to take from this is about creating your own Personal Learning Network (PLN). Twitter can help you achieve this! Check it out here
Schoology | Learn. Together.. Schoology is a learning management system (LMS) and social network that makes it easy to create and share academic content. It's like Facebook but without any of the hassles. There is even an iOS app for it. You can quickly create a School, class and a course for your students to complete.
A Timeline: Tool Set – Skill Set – Mind Set | Langwitches Blog. Sylvia explores the SAMR model and points out that what is need for 21st Century teaching and learning is not just a tool set or a skill set, but a mind set. Teachers need a change of mind set to see how the world
Grattan Institute The world's centre of high performance in school education is now East Asia. What can we learn from their experiences? Read the summary report to see what is giving these school systems the leading edge. What would you like to implement in our schools?
Challenge Based Learning - Browse Challenges. Are you exploring Challenge Based Learning with your students? Why not comment on this post with your most successful challenges. This site contains some great examples of real challenge based learning. Really useful for activity ideas and provides a great format for your challenges.
Infographic: Get More Out Of Google | HackCollege. Useful tips to help your students get the most from a Google search.