Dimensions of ‘Cubic’ Learning: Content


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What Happens When a School District Gives Teens Laptops


School officials at one Hoboken school thought it was a no-brainer to give every student a laptop. Now they’ve decided it was a terrible idea.

Source: www.wnyc.org

Seriously, could you approach this in a more foolhardy way?

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Alphabet Organizer – Create Alphabet Books on Your iPad – iPad Apps for School


“Alphabet Organizer is a free iPad app offered by Read Write Think. The app is designed to help students learn the alphabet and learn new words.”

Source: ipadapps4school.com

Fantastic way to have kids learn by generating their own texts and making more meaning for themselves.

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The History 2.0 Classroom: iPad Hieroglyphics


Over the past few years I have facilitated a number of iPad workshops with teachers from across the country.  One observation that I have made is that when anyone (not just teachers) are new to iPads (or any device), they have a difficult time deciphering the meaning of the icons that appear consistently throughout apps. 

Source: kulowiectech.blogspot.com

Brilliant resource! Wish I’d thought of it, but grateful to have it!

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A Treasure Trove of Digital Citizenship Resources for Teachers


With the increasing use of internet by our kids comes the risks that, if not addressed appropriately, would make this use disastrous. From online predators looming around waiting for their next vic…

Source: globaldigitalcitizen.org

Just having a conversation about this tonight. It’s up to ALL PARENTS to educate themselves, not rely on others, and have a significant trust relationship with your children regarding their use of technology.

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Using Online and Blended Learning To Help Students Design Their Educational Experience — THE Journal


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For Julie Young, who recently announced her retirement as president and CEO of Florida Virtual School, the journey to online and blended learning began with her organization’s mission: “To deliver high-quality technology-based education that provides…

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10 Great Resources to Find Educational iPad Apps for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning


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Americans officially living in post-PC world, spending more time using mobile apps & web


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According to new data from Nielsen, Americans now spend more time using mobile web and apps on their smartphones than they do online on their PCs, reports Engadget. That shift toward mobile is affe…

Jim Harmon‘s insight:

No shocker here…

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Use Accessibility Technologies Before You Have To


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All you touch typists out there, spending 10 hours a day at your keyboard — listen up. Repetitive stress injuries will catch up with you sooner or later, it’s just a question of when. You’re probably…

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The Partnership for 21st Century Skills


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Partnership for 21st Century Skills (A1: I like to refer to http://t.co/D10QDMdC3h and their great visuals.

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