Tag Archives: Pedagogy

A Solution to the Cross Platform Classroom

This is reblogged from my post on Edudemic. The modern classroom is a messy one! Schools are entering the world of technology at different speeds and levels; some institutions have invested in full 1:1 programs where the school selects a … Continue reading

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The 3 Most Important Words: “I Don’t Know”

I love listening to podcasts! In fact, I hardly listen to the radio any more. Instead, I plug in my SmartPhone and cruise listening to an episode about comedy, literature, history, technology, and the broader world at large. Most recently, … Continue reading

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Turn Your Classroom into a Time Machine with YouTube

This is a great infographic from Teachinghistory.org that I came across while reading Edudemic’s “How to Use YouTube in Your Classroom.”

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Why & How to Green Screen in Class

If you haven’t check out iPad4Schools, then it’s time! Here are some great suggestions/outlines for bringing creativity in your classroom, but not letting it dominate it! Finding interesting ways to evaluate, reflect and report on workand projects can be tricky. Many students … Continue reading

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Common Sense Media on the iTunes Store

I love Common Sense Media. They are an excellent resource for parents and teachers for topics such as Digital Citizenship, Online Safety, Online Ethics, Digital Literacy, and more. Best yet, the tools they provide are entirely free! Check out their free … Continue reading

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Explain Everything: Demonstrating Understanding with Screen Casting

My first session is “Explain Everything: Demonstrating Understanding with Screencasting” by Reshan Richards. It highlights one of my favorite iPad Apps, Explain Everything. You can see the slides for Reshan’s presentation here.  Here’s a great, quick tutorial to familiarize yourself with … Continue reading

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Plagiarism vs. Collaboration on Education’s Digital Frontier

This has been reblogged from my post at PLP Voices. by Jennifer Carey It’s an open secret in the education community. As we go about integrating technology into our schools, we are increasing the risk and potential for plagiarism in … Continue reading

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My Experience in Teaching a Class on Wikipedia, Part 2

Originally posted on Archaeology, Museums & Outreach:
I posted last week about the class I led this semester, Wikipedia as a Research Tool with freshman in the Honors Program at the University of Memphis.  That post provided background on how…

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Changing the Teaching of History, One Byte at a Time | Edutopia

The internet has had a significant impact on the humanities, especially in terms of how students do research. Educators need to evolve our practice in teaching research and incorporate online elements in this process. Digital Literacy and moving away from … Continue reading

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My Experience Teaching a Class on Wikipedia, Part 1

Many educators have an unhealthy relationship with Wikipedia. While we may use it to grab some quick information or knowledge, we tend to forbid our students from accessing. On the one hand, we recognize it as a ready repository of … Continue reading

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