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Technology Integration Ideas

November 25th, 2009 No comments

Check this out! 

A lot of IT ideas for you!

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Doug Adams’s PPT

November 22nd, 2009 No comments

Doug Adams’s PPT:
Integrating Technology, Higher-Order Thinking, and Student-Centered Learning

http://www.slideshare.net/dadams.altec

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Alan Levine’s “Fifty+ Tools”

November 21st, 2009 No comments

http://cogdogroo.wikispaces.com/StoryTools#toc54

The Fifty Tools

Below you will find 50+ web tools you can use to create your own web-based story. Again, the mission is not to review or try every single one (that would be madness, I know), but pick one that sounds interesting and see if you can produce something. I have used each tool to produce an example of the original Dominoe story, plus links are provided, where available, to examples by other people. Please share your own examples or thoughts in the discussion area of this wiki. Read more…

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How to build a student of the 21st century?

November 21st, 2009 No comments

How to Bring Our Schools Out of the 20th Century
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1568480,00.html

There’s a dark little joke exchanged by educators with a dissident streak: Rip Van Winkle awakens in the 21st century after a hundred-year snooze and is, of course, utterly bewildered by what he sees. Men and women dash about, talking to small metal devices pinned to their ears. Young people sit at home on sofas, moving miniature athletes around on electronic screens. Older folk defy death and disability with metronomes in their chests and with hips made of metal and plastic. Airports, hospitals, shopping malls–every place Rip goes just baffles him. But when he finally walks into a schoolroom, the old man knows exactly where he is. “This is a school,” he declares. “We used to have these back in 1906. Only now the blackboards are green.” Read more…

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