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With the emergence of social media and emerging technology how do know what type of technology to use in the classroom. This group will provide a discussion area for best practices when using this type of technology in education.

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School Internet Radio Station - Join Us!

Started by Marcus Mulcahy Apr 20, 2013. 0 Replies

Hey folks,We've started an Internet Radio Station at our Primary School in Australia and we're keen to invite other Schools to join us On Air. You can find our station 'Radio Carrum' at …Continue

K-12 Tech Tools

Started by Torrey Trust. Last reply by Katherine Campbell Mar 24, 2013. 3 Replies

I noticed on the discussion board a need for online resources and tech tools. Here's a database of over 2,000 free, kid-safe online learning tools categorized by grade level, subject, and…Continue

How to reach young people (13-25 years) with important Health and Safety messages

Started by Richard Wood Aug 9, 2012. 0 Replies

Part of the British Safety Council's Speak Up, Stay Safe campaign to buildawareness and understanding of work-related risks with young people (13-25years), the app is a cutting edge intervention in…Continue

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Comment by Ben Wyatt on April 20, 2013 at 11:44am

Comment by Ben Wyatt on March 19, 2013 at 10:33am

A great opportunity to learn more about Instructional Design and Mobile Learning.  Dr. David Metcalf - UCF - Senior Researcher and Director.

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Comment by Ben Wyatt on February 14, 2013 at 11:19am

Hello Team - I hope everyone in our group is learning and continuing to push the button in the field of emerging technology and education.  Through-out 2013, I'll be releasing a monthly newsletter on Emerging Technology, Web 2.0 tools, online teaching, and other concepts related to technology in the field of education.  The first edition is hot off the press: adding video introductions to online courses using YouTube - how-to guides for Blackboard or Edvance 360, MOOC's, and the New Media Consortium yearly report which was released last week.  Feel free to share this resource with your team members.

Comment by Ben Wyatt on November 20, 2012 at 3:00pm

Comment by Ben Wyatt on May 25, 2012 at 2:52pm

Interested in making your iPad an interactive chalkboard..   the technology is here..

Comment by Ben Wyatt on April 18, 2012 at 12:49pm

Below is a great resource dealing with iBooks, and all kinds of apps you can integrate into your classroom.

Apps in Education

Comment by Ben Wyatt on December 15, 2011 at 1:24pm

I want wish everyone in our Web 2.0 / Emerging Technology group a healthy, and Happy New Year.  I'm looking forward to 2012 and learning and growing with each one of our 347 members.!

Best,
Ben

Comment by Ben Wyatt on September 19, 2011 at 6:37am
An article I read recently in USA Today, Educational Apps that can make learning fun, or at least more interactive for your students

Educational Apps
Comment by Ben Wyatt on August 23, 2011 at 1:06pm

Hello Vicki - thank you for sharing this list with our team..!

 

Comment by Vicki Dabrowka on August 22, 2011 at 9:10am
This is great!  This summer I did a whole investigation of Web 2.0 tools, A to Z on my blog.  Q of course was QR codes. http://greenteamgazette.blogspot.com/2010/08/getabc-on-symbaloo.html
 

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