Writing Better Blog Posts: What You NEED to Know | The Edublogger
Excellent post from Sue Waters about writing better blog posts.
24 free kindergarte apps from kindergarten.com Download all 24 of these apps. (From The Edcational Technology blog) by jonathan Wylie.
Scholastic: Best in Tech Today | Livescribe Education
I love my livescribe pen and agree with this review even if it is posted on the Livescribe website.
tags: education technology innovation
iAdvocate for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store
Free iAdvocate app to help parents who have children with learning disabilities advocate for them. It is a start and worth testing. Plus it is free!
School of Education launches new free mobile app to assist parents, advocates
New Mobile phone app from Alan Foley of Syracuse University – called iAdvocate designed to help parents advocate for their child with learning disabilities.
The app has 3 sections: strategies for parents, information and links, and simulated conversations to help guide parents. I hope that my friends who work in this area will test and post their reviews. If you do, let me know and I'll feature you in the daily spotlight! ;-)
QR Codes, Electronic Devices,Nonprofits, and Concert Etiquette | Beth’s Blog
Ecellent blog post on the use of QR codes in nonprofits from social media nonprofit guru – Beth Kanter. Tons of potential here!
10 Futuristic Inventions in Wearable Tech — Life Scoop
A fun discussion topic with technology students, this blog post about futuristic inventions in wearable tech includes buttons that are really mp3 players, a dress with room for a sim card that makes it funciton as a mobile phone when you lift your wrist, and the one I want — the Massage Me Massage Video game – that makes a game out of having someone massage your back! (Oh yeah!)
This would be a great area to review and then have students invent their own.
Money Lessons: A Guide to Financial-Literacy Resources | Edutopia
Financial literacy resources. Curriculum directors and math teachers at all levels should take time to read this article from edutopia.
tags: education math_teacher math
Another One Bites The Dust: Yahoo To Kill Buzz On April 21
Google video. Delicious. Now yahoo Buzz – their “digg” site. what else?
Congress, Can You Spare a Dime? A Teacher Makes the Case for the National Writing Project | Edutopia
Great things have come out of the national writing project. Their research is wonderful and many of them have taught me a lot in the hallways and byways of conferences around the world. It is a shame to see this go. Read more about this project so you can share your 10cents with congress – that is all it would take per child to keep it going.
Apple Launches iPad School Donation Program – Edudemic
Donate your “old” generation 1 ipad to schools through apple.
The Evolution of Classroom Technology – Edudemic
Fascinating Evolution of Classroom Technology over at Edudemic (hat tip Stephen Downes.) Look at how many of these technologies are still here in some forms. All I can think as I read about halfway down is the ah so lovely smell of that mimeograph paper!`
tags: education teaching innovation change all_teachers edu_trends
Apple Sues Samsung Over Galaxy; Are Other Tablet Makers Next?
Apple suing samsung over galaxy! With the iPad 2 in dwindling supply because of the components made in the affected area in Japan, I guess apple is trying to keep others out temporarily while they are rushing to find another supplier.
8th Grader Merritt D. Reviews Jenny Han’s It’s Not Summer Without You: “A book teenage girls can relate to.”
Another book review from one of our 8th graders. We are looking to add some more schools over the next few months. Fill out the info form on the bottom left of this page.
This is a great website for finding books that kids like.
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