The Best 1:1 Device is a Good Teacher

Self-Paced Professional Development Here are some options for self-paced, learn-when-you-can professional development. Your district will not hand you these options, but I encourage you to seek them out. iTunesU iTunesU is an iPad-based repository of courses, lectures, and resources for teachers and students. The content can be accessed exclusively on the iPad, and the material…

iPad is King in Education

Today I was reading the blog of Steven Anderson, District Instructional Technologist with Winston-Salem Schools in Winston-Salem NC, where he was discussing “Taking a Step Back and Thinking Critically About Technology“.  Take a moment to read the article to understand my standpoint below. So why is iPad King in Education?  Apps!  When you have a…

The Complete Guide to Facebook for Educators #edtech

Quotes: Google Reader (28) Here is some of what you’ll find in his post:100 Ways You Should Be Using Facebook in Your Classroom50 Useful Facebook Tips for Teachers8 Real Ways Facebook Enriched Ms. Schoening’s First Grade ClassUsing Facebook to Connect With Students & ParentsFacebook Apps for eLearningTeacher’s Guide to Using Facebook (Read Fullscreen)Facebook Top 20…