Category Archives: Technology
In first grade I learned to “program” using the logo software. That was my last encounter with coding until 2002. I had no idea what Computer Science was when I got to college. I thought it meant that I got to fix and build computers but it doesn’t, those are actually two other … Read more
Teachers with access to iPads have come to love Nearpod. A classroom resource that engages students, incorporates interactivity seamlessly, and provides data for easy monitoring of students’ progress…What’s not to love? Until recently, this gem was only available as an iPad app. Now it is accessible from any device! BYOD initiatives across the country are … Read more
Professor Sugata Mitra, winner of the 2013 TED Prize for his educational research on Self-Organized Learning Environments (SOLEs), will lead a lesson activity challenging students from George Stephenson High School in Newcastle, United Kingdom to work with students from Randolph High School in Randolph Township, New Jersey to collaboratively answer a “big question” … Read more
Looking for a fun and appealing way to review and cover basic language and math skills with your early elementary students? We’re happy to announce the launch of our newest app called Handsprings, now available in both the Edmodo and iPad App Stores. Handsprings contains an animated story, poem, recipe, craft and extension activities all … Read more
Once connected, you may also have the ability control your computer like a virtual mouse. Teachers love this because it frees them from standing at the front of their room in order to touch … Read more
Most students love to text. In fact they are much more likely to read a text than almost any other form of communication. So why not use it to your advantage? Remind101 is a completely free broadcast messaging system which allows teachers to communicate with students and parents via text and/or e-mail with just a … Read more
Perhaps you went into a panic recently when you noticed that your Lesson Activity Toolkit and other flash objects are no longer working in SMART Notebook?
No need for worry – we have a quick an easy fix for you! This problem was caused by the recent update of the Adobe Flash Player 11.9.
Here … Read more
Evernote is a tool for classrooms that we’ve highlighted in previous blog posts and featured in an eBook. With the recent update to its iPad app, specifically for iOS7, there are four things that makes this an even better tool for mobile learning.
1. The Home Screen is Clean and Green
When you open … Read more
The SAMR Model (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, Redefinition) was designed to help educators integrate technology into teaching and learning. Optimally, we should be striving for Modification and Redefinition, the upper extremes of the SAMR Model. However, many teachers who are still acclimating to the many new tools being presented to them end up … Read more
It’s that time of the year again! SMART has released an update to its Notebook software, moving from version 11.2 to 11.3. Here are the download links for Notebook 11.3 for Windows and Mac. If you want to read the official release notes from SMART, you can download them as a PDF here (http://goo.gl/9prchm… Read more