Daily Education & Technology News for Schools 12/10/2010

  • ALA | Learning4Life in My School Library Student Video Contest

    American Library Association Student Film contest. The guidelines are:

    “Students are encouraged to submit videos to the American Association of School Librarians detailing how their school library and technology empowers them to be Learners4Life. Along with prizes for the winning students and libraries, the winning video will be featured on the AASL, Cisco, External Link Icon and SchoolTube External Link Icon web sites and social networking platforms.

    Submission entry will begin January 4, 2011, and the deadline for submissions is March 18, 2011. Three winners will be chosen – one each from the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Winners will be announced as the kick off to School Library Month on April 1, 2011.”

    tags: education learning video

  • How to Create Your First iPhone Application – Smashing Magazine

    How to make your own app. We're considering building one for the school and am following these instructions.

    tags: education learning

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Vicki Davis is a full-time classroom teacher and IT Director in Georgia, USA. She is Mom of three, wife of one, and loves talking about the wise, transformational use of technology for teaching and doing good in the world. She hosts the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast which interviews teachers around the world about remarkable classroom practices to inspire and help teachers. Vicki focuses on what unites us -- a quest for truly remarkable life-changing teaching and learning. The goal of her work is to provide actionable, encouraging, relevant ideas for teachers that are grounded in the truth and shared with love. Vicki has been teaching since 2002 and blogging since 2005. Vicki has spoken around the world to inspire and help teachers reach their students. She is passionate about helping every child find purpose, passion, and meaning in life with a lifelong commitment to the joy and responsibility of learning. If you talk to Vicki for very long, she will encourage you to "Relate to Educate" or "innovate like a turtle" or to be "a remarkable teacher." She loves to talk to teachers who love their students and are trying to do their best. Twitter is her favorite place to share and she loves to make homemade sourdough bread and cinnamon rolls and enjoys running half marathons with her sisters. You can usually find her laughing with her students or digging into a book.

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