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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 January 12, 2010 at 12:33pm
An interesting publication, Building the Field of Digital Media and Learning, highlighting the importance of digital technology in how students are learning.
Comment by Kevin Young on January 4, 2010 at 10:26pm
For ease of use my favorite wiki site is Wetpaint, but unfortunately they stopped making educational sites free of ads unless you pay. Here is a great wiki all about wikis: http://wiki.wetpaint.com/ with a nice comparison of wiki hosting services: http://wiki.wetpaint.com/page/Wiki+Hosting.
Comment by Andy Littlefield on January 2, 2010 at 10:45am
I found some great examples @ http://www.acu.edu/technology/mobilelearning/conferences/online/ind...
Check out the k12 PodCast...
Presented by Susan Wells of Culbreth Middle School
Pervasive use of mobile devices in K-12 was recently placed on the 2 to 3 year timeframe in the Horizon Report. This panel will offer you a glimpse of what’s happening at two groundbreaking K-12 schools to make mobility a reality today.
Comment by Naomi Harm on December 31, 2009 at 10:50pm
Your welcome dear friend. Glad I could assist, but so many others did as well from this wonderful online community. Thanks to David Kapuler for introducing it to me ;-)

Happy New Year to you and your family!

Naomi
Comment by Jocelyne Waddle on December 31, 2009 at 10:48pm
I am amazed :) This is great. it answered all my questions and more. Thanks and Happy New Year :)
Comment by Naomi Harm on December 31, 2009 at 10:46pm
If you would like more of what I have created you may visit my blog at http://blog.innovativeeducator.us and check out my "shared files" widget on the left side bar, where I have over 54 files of research, handouts and web 2.0 literacy resources to download. I am attaching another repository list if you are interested as well. NAOMI_HARM_FAVORITE_WEB_2.0_List.pdf

Happy New Year in Australia!

Naomi
Comment by Susan Stephenson, the Book Chook on December 31, 2009 at 6:26pm
Thanks too for sharing your lists via the wiki, Naomi - I think I may be a serial web 2.0 list collector, but that doesn't stop me collecting more!
Comment by David Kapuler on December 31, 2009 at 4:06pm
Excellent wiki, Naomi u never cease to amaze me 8-)
Comment by Naomi Harm on December 31, 2009 at 12:54pm
Your welcome everyone. That is what community is all about :-)
Comment by Patrick Larkin on December 31, 2009 at 12:27pm
Thanks Naomi for the great overview of Wikis, Blogs, and Nings!
 

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