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Now, more than ever, education professionals must be visible and transparent in what they do and with their program and practice. It's easy to become overwhelmed with the thought of building a web presence from scratch -- but it's easy to fashion a fabulous functional digital footprint with a few easy pieces! Listed in priority order, ease of establishment & use, and the ever important commitment and difficulty factor! All in one Librarian's opinion, of course.
ClassDojo is a character building and classroom management program for teachers. This is an incredibly detailed but super-simple to use and customise program. All your students get little monster avatars (how apt ;) which they can even customise themselves. The whole interface is uncluttered and oh so very clever. You can use ClassDojo on your computer (so beam it up onto the Smartboard so that the whole class can see and use it) and this app now makes it accessible through i0S devices too.
Socrative brings smart clickers, student response and ease of use to a whole new level. Be engaged for the entire class with educational exercises and games. See all your classmates’ ideas in real time and interact with the responses. Provide your instructor feedback on the lessons and how well you understand the material. Ask your own poll questions for the entire
Personally, I’ve found that many apps are either too easy or too hard for my 4 kids who are between the ages of 8 and 13. Let’s hope this project inspires others like Justin Hollady who created 5 Dice: Order of Operations Game and 4 Dice: Fraction Games targeted at this age group. http://www.mathfilefoldergames.com/my-math-apps/
Apple's iTunes U includes tons of open courses allowing you to learn anytime and anywhere. Through iTunes U you can share your ideas in a powerful new way, and your students get a rich, immersive learning experience using the iTunes U app for iPad. iTunes U is available for use by college, university, or K-12 school instructors and students.
Impact of Images on Social Media. This is my current theme on my Wordpress Blog and is in Chapter 3 of my book! Re-Pinned by Penina Penina Rybak MA/CCC-SLP, TSHH CEO Socially Speaking LLC Director: The NICE Initiative for Female Entrepreneurship Website: niceinitiative.com Twitter: @PopGoesPenina Tumblr: The NICE Initiative http://niceinitiative.tumblr.com Book Blog: http://niceinitiativeblog.wordpress.com