Great little infographic on the evolution of technology in education - http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/05/the-evolution-of-educational-technology.html
This is an awesome list of powerful web based educational tools. This list is from Eric Schreefel at GoEdOnline and is one of the most robust and useful lists around. -> http://edudemic.com/2013/04/recommended-educational-web-tools/ How many do you use today?
The faculty at MSU make some very strong arguments against the Oxford Foundations proposed funding reform for Michigan public schools. Will the Governor listen? Is he testing the waters? Is it a good starting point but needs some tweaks? We will all wait and see…
Effective technology implementation in schools leads to significantly higher student achievement and positive financial impact. That is a bold statement, but one with the backing of Project RED, as outlined in this new book, Revolutionizing Education through Technology.
Project RED has concluded that properly implemented educational technology—especially one-to-one programs that make technology continuously accessible—substantially improves student achievement and can be revenue positive at the local, state, and federal levels. The key is successful integration that brings about transformational change.
Mlive link -> http://www.mlive.com/education/index.ssf/2013/03/michigan_online_education_pers.html and link to the actual report http://www.mivu.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=90cm7nhVPIE%3d&tabid=373
Check this article out for ways to teach using Infographics -> http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/02/ways-to-teach-using-infographics.html and then check out this tool to create your own Infographics -> http://piktochart.com/
Three quarters of educators surveyed support the use of technology in schools see the results of the study at
Tips for a successful Google apps training session http://tinyurl.com/a6cq8xd
Turn Your Phone into a Presentation Remote
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Some information from the letest Project RED Institute, best practices and more was shared – http://www.guide2digitallearning.com/blog_leslie_wilson/onetoone_programs_alive_and_expanding_best_practices