Microsoft’s presentation app Sway gets Bing Image Search to help find content and offer suggestions

Microsoft has integrated Bing Image Search into its Office presentation app Sway. The addition not only lets you search for images and add them to your Sways without leaving the app, but it also improves the app’s Suggested Source feature. http://venturebeat.com/2014/12/04/microsofts-presentation-app-sway-gets-bing-image-search-to-help-find-content-and-offer-suggestions/  

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Moving Beyond the Textbook

There are a lot of misconceptions around the transition from textbooks into the world of digital content delivery. The biggest mistake schools can make is simply changing out one medium of delivery for another without ever assessing or changing the content or method of delivery. http://www.edutopia.org/blog/moving-beyond-the-textbook-andrew-marcinek  

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Evernote gets lots of upgrades and new features

Evernote has gotten some great new updates recently. It is especially powerful for teachers, students and administrators – lesson plans, lesson resources, lesson materials, class notes, notes on students, class work, schedules, teacher evals, etc. All in one place, accessible anywhere, anytime, on any device. http://educationaltechnologyguy.blogspot.fr/2014/12/evernote-gets-lots-of-upgrades-and-new.html  

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A Good Visual On Bloom’s Taxonomy Vs Depth of Knowledge

Bloom’s taxonomy and Depth of Knowledge are two popular conceptual learning frameworks. They both approach the learning process from relatively different stands:Bloom’s taxonomy seem to emphasize the categorization of tasks in a way that corresponds with students thinking levels. Depth of Knowledge (DOK), on the other hand,  shifts the focus from the product or end […]

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How an Indian Teacher is Transforming High School Practices Using Technology

Bijal Damani is transforming high school practices using technology and has got valuable advice for teachers, so when EdTechReview got a chance to ask her a few questions about her experiences, here’s what she shared. http://edtechreview.in/trends-insights/insights/1502-how-an-indian-teacher-is-transforming-high-school-practices-using-technology  

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