Mar 01 2012

SurveyGizmo

If you’re a college student looking to do some online surveys for class research, surveygizmo has a free student account: http://goo.gl/nN1Hc

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Feb 27 2012

Missouri bans teachers from “friending” students on Facebook

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Feb 26 2012

“The 3R’s” Using iPads in the Classroom

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Feb 25 2012

MMOs boost cognitive function?

This article is cross-posted from my school blog, Spring 2012. A press release from North Carolina State University announced recently that a group of NCSU researchers have found that playing World of Warcraft is shown to improve cognitive functioning in older adults. Apparently, it’s more effective for those adults who scored particularly low on a …

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Feb 23 2012

Feed fixed

It recently came to my attention that our RSS feed was broken. It now has been fixed. I’ve also set up a feedburner feed at: http://feeds.feedburner.com/EdTechForMe

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Feb 23 2012

m-Learning, or Them-Learning?

This article is cross-posted from my class blog, Spring 2012. “M-Learning”, as it was described in The World is Open, is yet another sad example of how the United States is great at innovating, but miserable at the follow through. Over ten years ago, I worked with a PT3 grant project called “M3: Models, Mentors, …

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Feb 13 2012

You get what you pay for…

This article is cross-posted from my class blog, Spring 2012. “Virtual Learning Environments can be excellent for teaching and learning.” After spending a little over a week in Second Life, I believe the above statement needs either some more emphasis on “can be” or perhaps altered to “will be in the future.” There is still …

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Feb 05 2012

Free Screen Sharing

This article is cross-posted from my class blog, Spring 2012. I saw a blog post a few weeks back on FreeTech4Teachers.com that highlighted the website QuickScreenShare.com. Since we’re talking about Virtual Learning Environments this week, I thought it might be worth throwing in here. While screen sharing isn’t exactly a “Virtual Learning Environment” in the way that …

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Jan 31 2012

Our students are begging to use technology… and we ban it.

This article is cross-posted from my class blog, Spring 2012. As I was reading The Daily (my daily news”paper” that I subscribe to on my iPad) just this morning, there was an article by Noreen O’Donnell that reported on a particular middle school that banned the very popular shoe style called “Uggs” because the students were …

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Nov 30 2011

Professional Development Webquest

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I have created a new web quest activity on this site entitled “PowerPoint *plus*“. Its main goal is to teach you how to do the following things in order to spice up your PowerPoint presentations: Download & Embed YouTube videos Create Custom Path Animations Create Linked Slides The primary audience for this activity is teachers, …

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