Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Going #BYOD ? Educators Share Ideas on Using Devices for Learning

If you're in a school where students have access to technology they have amazing learning tools at their fingertips. While equity and access is wonderful for students, teachers must know how to harness the power of these devices. If they don't, these tools of engagement can turn into weapons of mass distraction.

Check out the slides below for some ideas.


Have ideas of your own? Please visit the presentation at http://tinyurl.com/textingideas and fllow the directions for sharing.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Digital Footprint - Advice from the Experts at Tech Forum NY #TLTF14

If students want to run for office, run a business, or change how things are run where they live, work, or play, they need to be savvy users of social media. This starts with having a positive online reputation. I had the opportunity at Tech Forum New York to speak with four Innovative educators (see below for faces and end of article for names) from elementary, middle, and high school as well as a district administrator about how to best prepare students.  

Below is their advice.  


How can you ensure your students are well Googled by the time they graduate?

Saturday, October 25, 2014

The hottest posts everybody's reading

Here’s the roundup of what's been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views. I hope there's something that looks of interest to you.  If it does, check it out. If you’re inspired use one of those icons below the post to share it with others and/or leave a comment.

Entry
Pageviews
Oct 12, 2014, 
2562
Oct 1, 2014, 
1909
May 10, 2010, 
1061
Sep 21, 2014, 
874
Jul 15, 2010, 
831

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Save Time with These Free Summarizing Tools

Innovative educators always want to know the latest and greatest tools and resources for teaching and learning. The problem is they are busy people and keeping up with what's new takes a lot of time! If this sounds like you, you'll be happy to learn about these free tools that summarize reading.

Tools 4 Noobs Summarize Tool
http://www.tools4noobs.com/summarize
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SMMRY
http://smmry.com
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