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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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K-12 Tech Tools

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Comment by Ben Wyatt on August 22, 2011 at 7:51am
QR Codes in the Educational Setting - see how one school district is integrating this new and emerging tool into their curriculum.
Comment by Ben Wyatt on July 12, 2011 at 9:22am

Just received my first edition of T.H.E. journal - a great publication available in print or electronic forms.  Excellent articles/concepts on how to integrate innovative tech. into education.

 

Free Subscription to the T.H.E. Journal

Comment by Vicki Dabrowka on June 24, 2011 at 1:18am

Great Ben...Looking forward to checking into some of your links too. Too many sites, too little time!  ;-)

 

Comment by Ben Wyatt on June 23, 2011 at 8:03pm
Hello Vicki - thank you for sharing this excellent resource, I've found some interesting tools that I plan on looking into in the next few days..
Comment by Vicki Dabrowka on June 22, 2011 at 11:32am
www.symbalooedu.com is a fabulous web-based bookmarking site I've just found, pre-loaded with tons of educational Web 2.0 sites.  Totally worth investigating and so many practical applications in classroom (w/iPads, smartboards, computer labs...)
Comment by Ben Wyatt on June 16, 2011 at 7:16am

A great website with information dealing with Emerging Technology in the field of Education, the site also has a number of tech. resources you can use for "free".

 

Emerging Technology in Education

Comment by Ben Wyatt on May 16, 2011 at 8:39am
An alternative to Skype, AV, no download, up to 4 people in one room, and free..
Comment by Rossel Mulaire on April 6, 2011 at 11:40am

Good morning.....calling all teachers, students, colleagues, etc...

I sincerely apologize if any of you are receiving this message more than once. We are trying to reach as many teachers/students as possible around the world. It's possible that you're a member of more than one of the groups I have joined. My apologies!

My name is Rossel Mulaire. I am a Canadian teacher who has been living and working in Monterrey, Mexico since 2004. For the past two years, I have been teaching 8th and 9th grade Social Studies/World History. My other responsibilities include being our school's Model United Nation's advisor and Social Studies Department Head. I have taught many different grade levels (first through tenth grades), in Canada, South Korea, and Mexico.

I recently started a little project on Twitter with my 8th and 9th graders, tweeting daily about historical facts and events, sort of like a "this day in history". We are wondering if you'd be able to give out our twitter address to students and teachers. Not only wherever you find yourselves now, but anywhere else you may have contacts. We see this as a great way to teach and appreciate history, bit by bit, one small step at a time. We are trying to use technology to reach more students, and to open dialogue with students and teachers around the world.

If you are in a position to help us, please do so by JOINING US ON TWITTER and by sending our twitter address to students and colleagues, past and present. Ask them to follow our many daily tweets. At the moment, we are tweeting about historical events and facts from around the world. We'd love to see students commenting on our tweets, and also, by adding to our project by posting historical content from their respected countries.

We are hoping to hear from teachers and students from all  parts of the world! The students are keeping a record of the various countries following us! Please help out by following us. The more people (students, teachers, family members, etc) we have following us, the more excited the students get. This excitement then becomes a motivator to continue! Help us make learning about history a little more interesting!

Our  twitter address is: www.twitter.com/rosselmulaire

Please feel free to contact me anytime. I'd be happy to answer any questions or doubt you may have.

Rossel Mulaire

Colegio Euroamericano,

8th and 9th grade Social Studies teacher

Social Studies Department Head and Model United Nations Advisor

www.twitter.com/rosselmulaire

Comment by Ben Wyatt on April 1, 2011 at 8:48am

In the news this week, Skype for Education, was released.  This is strictly a site for educators around the world who would like to connect using Skype in their classroom.  Please click the link below to sign up [free] and start networking with your Skype peers.

Skype Education

 

Comment by Ben Wyatt on March 29, 2011 at 7:41am

Hello Team - i've started a new Web 2.0/ Emerging technology page via Facebook, please feel free to like this page.  This page will educate you on innovate programs, educational tech., and other concepts associated with education and technology.  I look forward to learning with you in the coming weeks/years.!

 

Ben Wyatt Online - Facebook

 

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