"Great Post! Kindles are great devices. Kindle is really good for reading E-books. Kindles and E-book readers in general cater to the needs of a niche market, it's meant for the voracious reader. Kindle is best for plain text reading like…"
"Holly, great question! Our school has Kindles in 3rd-5th grade. I think they are a wonderful tool for reading fiction novels. Students are engaged, can quickly download the next book in a series, don't lose their spot easily,…"
"As the elementary literacy coordinator for a fairly large schools district, I have seen our schools use Kindles and now all sort of devices to provide reading material for students. Of course we still have books and our libraries are well…"
"That is certainly a remarkable thing to try out. Our school principal had been looking into the possibility of getting iPads as a classroom learning tool for high school, so why not Kindles? It is a wonderful device to encourage reading among…"
"Great question. How about the potential of audiobooks in the classroom? There are some services out there that are converting classical textbooks and textbooks to audio. My personal favorite right now is librivox because it has a wealth of free…"
"I never had tried these. But I think I'm gonna try this out after going through the web page for which you have shared link of. Can you tell me some more insight about it Holly? I would love to learn more about this before i opt for it. Thanks…"
"I have purchased a Kindle for my 4th grader, since I was unable to keep up with purchasing print books for him. I had to convince the classroom teacher that this was the future in reading for young students and that it included tools like a…"
"Reading is great. Regardless whether it is a kindle or a print, as long as it is not reading tweets and facebook posts:). If a book is interesting and engaging, people will read it with great pleasure both on paper and on Kindle. If it is not, then,…"
I recently wrote about Kindles and how they could engage our net-gen to read This http://bit.ly/Hdmsk2 advocates print. I would really like people to share their experiences both personal and in the classroom. What do you think?See More
I taught it a couple of years ago. It was part of an MYP project exploring maturity and responsibility. It asked how we know when we are grown up. We created shoe boxes that reflected personality and explored emerging identities and kept all…"
Through the power of one shared read aloud, I hope to facilitate connections between students throughout the world. You decide how much time the project will take for you but connections will happen.See More
Dear colleagues,As an English teacher, I can not but share with you a brilliant and smart artificial intelligence tool that is going to be launched this month. Meet Emma, a self-learning authorship recognition tool that will revolutionize the world of education and academic writing. Everyone is welcome to test its beta version here http://emmaidentity.com/, just leave a request and you won't be disappointed. Has anyone already heard about…See More
I teach sixth grade, so I will be saying goodbye to my students in about a week. I'll see them in the hallways, but it won't be the same. They'll never be in my classroom again. That's weird to think about right now, when all I do is see them.It has me wondering; did I serve them as best I could? Did I impart all the wisdom I could into their little brains? Did I ignite a spark, or reaffirm a defeatist attitude?I have to be honest, there are some kids I won't miss. You know the kids I'm talking…See More
We will work together to define and help shape the changing university! Join OLC in Tucson for engaging speakers and dynamic discussions revolving around the topics of virtual and augmented reality, gameful learning, access to education, and the future of education. Presentations will be followed by facilitator-led discussions to allow participants to delve into each topic in greater detail.See More
What is Influencing Marketing?Influencer marketing is a kind of advertising that underscore on utilizing key pioneers to drive your image’s message to the loftier market, instead of promoting straightforwardly to a substantial gathering of purchasers.To put in simple words, influencer marketing is just the activity of advancing and offering items or administrations through influencers who have the ability to affect the character of a brand.Why is Influencing Marketing Important Today?Though…See More
"You are correct which makes this a even more sad situation. It can easily be said that the students with disabilities who are included in the general education classrooms do receive the same level of technology as their non-disabled peers. However,…"