Posts by SusanOxnevad
With ThingLink for Video, teachers can enrich existing educational videos with content to actively engage students in the learning, provide resources for enrichment, and collect feedback through the use of available web tools. The possibilities are tremendous. Here are a few ways to use ThingLink for Video.
Earlier this week, Google took away the ability to create and edit documents in the Google Drive app and turned the Google Drive App into a place to access and view resources that are stored in the cloud. Along with that, Google released two new free apps, Google Docs and Google Sheets.
ThingLink is an amazing tool for teaching and learning that is now supported across platforms to provide teachers and students with a variety of flexible options to extend the learning beyond the classroom walls. The recent addition of the Android app, along with existing the iOS app…
There are a variety of helpful tools to choose from to make content curation fun and efficient. If you're just starting out, it’s important to choose a flexible tool that will grow with you as you strive to use technology to "Teach Above the Line" and transform learning.
There are many digital tools that are well-suited for collecting Genius Hour content. Choosing the right tool for the trick depends on your comfort level and personal learning style. Here's a peek at some push button tools designed for education.
In order to develop something truly remarkable, we must first engage in constructive play driven by passion. Helping students combine their interests with research, planning and goal setting is a noble role for an educator.
While interdisciplinary units and project based learning are powerful methods of helping students connect school learning to the real world, I suspect many teachers reading this post might be looking for some ideas for use right away, perhaps even tomorrow. Here are some resources that are ready and waiting for use, regardless of your tech comfort zone.
My advice for teachers who are a bit nervous about a 1:1 iPad implementation is to find your comfort zone and strive to find ways to use the camera on the devices to Teach Above the Line, a goal suggested by the SAMR model of tech integration, designed by Dr. Reuban Puentedura.