This year’s list is compiled from the Top 10 Tools lists of 531 learning professionals worldwide – from education, training and workplace learning.
Technology is all the rage in 21st-century schools. But concern is growing about the potential negative impact of so much screen time and social media.
The flipped classroom provides avenues for teachers to become facilitators of learning and move away from the sage on a stage approach to teaching. See the pros and cons of using such an approach in your classes.
Here are 5 reasons why social networking sites, whether they be open or closed, have a valid and important contribution to make to teaching.
Screencasting is a process of recording what is happening on your computer screen, accompanied with ongoing audio commentary. It is a fantastic way to pre-record lectures that involve text or visuals, provide audio-visual feedback to learners based on their original …
If you can access it in your school, YouTube has a ton of useful educational content. Here are ten tools that can make using YouTube in your classroom a better experience for everyone.
Here is a essential guide for what educators now need to know about using Google Reader.
An interview with Kurt Squire, director of the Games, Learning and Society Initiative at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He spends his time researching the civic potential of video games and the broader impact they have on the educational sphere.
Four interesting articles dealing with why schools cannot ignore Web 2.0.
Blogging is still an excellent educational activity for your students. It provides opportunities for them to develop writing skills as well as an outlet for creative thinking. However, if the “traditional blog” is losing its appeal but you still want …
Another section of Graham Attwell’s new paper entitled ‘The Future of Learning Environments. The section looks at Personal Learning Environments and Vygotsky.
Twitter seems to be here to stay. As one of the most popular ways for teachers, students, and the general public to communicate, it’s becoming a must-have tool in almost every teacher’s toolbox. In an effort to speed up this …
Shelagh Robinson’s classes at Dawson College have been enriched by technology at all levels. Using simple technology can be sophisticated and transformative. Adding information technology to the mix does not diminish the value of simpler illustrations.