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“There can be infinite uses of the computer and of new age technology, but if teachers themselves are not able to bring it into the classroom and make it work, then it fails.” - Nancy Kassebaum


Monday, July 09, 2012

The Impact of Apple TV in the Classroom

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Here is a Success Story from the UK...  Using an Apple TV in a lesson is FANTASIC! Having read about it online I sort of knew what to expect but it was only when I actually tried it out in a lesson did I realise the huge impact that it has on teaching and learning: you can stand anywhere in the room to demonstrate a skill - you aren't confined to just standing next to the projected display; whilst the IWB isn't being used interactively, the fact that you...

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Friday, May 25, 2012

Math Scores Jump Over 25% with Blended Learning

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LOS ANGELES, May 24, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools today announced it has received 1.6 million dollars from several leading California foundations to support its Digital Learning initiative--a program that brings technology and education software into classrooms serving nearly 17,000 low income students across Los Angeles. "Our Digital Learning initiative provides our teachers with new technology tools, enabling instruction at a variety of learning levels all...

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Inside the Flipped Classroom

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By 5:01 p.m. on a Tuesday afternoon, Byron High School (MN) math teacher Troy Faulkner has already received five e-mails from his students: "Where's tomorrow's video lesson? We are waiting!" With their laptops, tablets, or smartphones--whatever is convenient--Faulkner's students are waiting to log on to Moodle and watch a YouTube video of him solving quadratic equations. In the classroom the next day, Faulkner will work with students as they demonstrate how well...

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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

San Jose High School embraces iPad as learning tool (with Video)

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iPad in the Classroom "The students have embraced the idea that learning happens not just in class but at home and anywhere else they can go online." Faculty and students in this two-year iPad pilot project at Archbishop Mitty High School say this is the future of education. "We still use paper and pencils sometimes," says Jeremy Pedro, a soft-spoken junior. "But our homework is mostly digital. Paper homework is a thing of the past." So are one-dimensional science lessons, teachers glued...

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