Monthly Archives: January 2012

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Three Dimensional Printing

There has to be something physical from the digital textbook, no?  How about 3 dimensional printers?

Apple’s iBooks 2 and Digital Textbooks

The Revolution will be digitized…and textbooks are ancient history.

Weatherford school district’s Bring Your Own Technology initiative getting positive results | …

Weatherford school district’s Bring Your Own Technology initiative getting positive results | …

Math Anchor Charts

Today I was asked by a teacher about creating some Anchor Charts to help student learning in mathematics.  It got me exploring and here are some of the initial findings from my search.  (On a side note, if you haven’t heard of Pinterest yet, it is like a digital corkboard that many teachers are using to share visuals on all sorts of educational topics.  Think “Live Binder” but with images as opposed to website/documents.)  Here are a few to get you started…

   

Mean, Median and Mode

Here’s but ONE song of MANY, MANY videos on You Tube that students have made to help them remember, and more importantly, understand the central tendency of Mean, Median and Mode.

PISA in Whiteboard Format

I don’t know about you, but I think I could learn anything in this format.  This one is about PISA and what it is all about, in case you were wondering.

Design Thinking

Explore this resource of Design Thinking and its applications throughout several fields, one of them being Education.

Tinkering School

Get to know Tinkering School through a webcomic

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Check out this TED Talk:

http://video.ted.com/assets/player/swf/EmbedPlayer.swf

Balancing Technology Integration

A long article on the implementation of technology for differentiation…