If the world were at your fingertips what would you do? The latest version of the Notebook, 10.6, literally becomes invisible and steps aside, empowering teachers and students to engage with the world more easily and intuitively.
I know, I know, you are scratching your head and asking yourself, “What is he talking about?” Stay with me for a few minutes, and I’ll show you what I mean.
The new transparency layer in the Notebook software makes it easier than ever for teachers and STUDENTS to access the rich set of web-based tools and educational software that have become so pervasive in today’s classroom.
What if we had the flexibility to access content without the constraints of the tool interface? That seamless integration has become much more of a reality with Notebook 10.6. Come with me as we take a little tour of what is possible with the new transparency layer in the Notebook software. You will quickly see that we no longer have to work around the tools we love so much but instead we can now simply work through them.
In this first example we will use the Notebook to launch Google Earth (nothing new) and then use a few of the new measurement tools that come with 10.6.
So, you see that now it is possible to access the information we demand without the interference of the tools we are using. Here is another example.
Is this making sense yet? So, here is one more example for today. After looking at this one, start submitting your own . . . because this really does change everything.