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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 November 5, 2009 at 10:30am
One of the best ways to stay ahead of the emerging technology curve, if you can, is to follow the New Media Consortium, NWM. Each year, the NWC creates the Horizon Report which covers everything associated with emerging technology and education. In the past, the reports have covered mobile technology, cloud computing, and other areas of interest to the education field. Not only do they produce the Horizon Report, but they create the following: Horizon Report - Australia-New Zealand Report, k-12 Horizon Report, and Challenge-Based Learning. These are well written reports that can provide great insight into education and technology.
Comment by Ben Wyatt on November 4, 2009 at 11:43am
I have been experimenting with Screenr, with this application you can create screencasts. You can directly upload the captured video of your presentation to Twitter or you can create your own screencast channel which features all of the how-to videos you created.
Educational value - students could create their own screencasts for the fellow students on how to access an online database, how to use a specific website, or how to use a specific computer program. This type of tools ties directly into the higher levels of Blooms Taxonomy.
This a free application - win/win situation..
Screenr
Comment by Ben Wyatt on November 4, 2009 at 11:36am
Below is a link to the Top 10 tools in 2010, share your thoughts or opinions on the various tools and if you currently use them or how they could be used in education
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