Tag Archives: web 2.0

How Technology Has Affected Traditional Teaching

This post originally appeared on A Platform for Good – a project of the Family Online Safety Institute designed to help parents, teachers and teens to connect, share, and do good online. While much is different in the field of Education, many … Continue reading

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A few great ios apps.

Super short post to share a list of my favourite ios apps for Teaching and Learning.  As you will see from the list, I prefer apps that let us create and share our thinking, rather than apps that focus on … Continue reading

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Digital Footprint (Part One)

As more classrooms fill up with technology, so increases the need for our students to truly understand the concept of Digital Footprint.  From Webopedia:  On the Internet a digital footprint is the word used to describe the trail, traces or “footprints” that … Continue reading

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Evernote in the Classroom

As more and more teachers embrace the powers of Student-Driven Inquiry, Triangulated Evidence, and Assessment for Learning practices as outlined in the Growing Success document, a new need has surfaced.  Actually, it isn’t really a new need, but rather a … Continue reading

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Small Group Interaction in a Large Group Setting

More progress on the Post-Secondary front as 20 classrooms from the University of Michigan adopt software developed at the Ann Arbor campus’s Center for Research on Learning and Teaching.  The software, called LectureTools, allows students and professors to communicate in real-time during … Continue reading

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The Wiki can change the world…as long as we said it did.

Wikiality: the concept that “together we can create a reality that we all agree on—the reality we just agreed on.” (Stephen Colbert) The premise of wikiality is that reality is what the wiki says it is. On Wikipedia “any user … Continue reading

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