Posts Categorized: Technology

How do I blog thee… let me count the ways

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  Arthur: Margaret Gonzalez Discipline:  Speech Communications Title: How do I blog thee…. let me count the ways Category(ies): strategy; faculty development; how to; ideas; technology; education; technology Tags:  education; technology Text:  Here is a list of 17 top educational blogs – all in one list.  No need to spend countless hours searching (like I […]

Valencia Professor Josh Engages Educators

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One of our very own Valencia faculty members, Professor Josh as most know him, uses his blog to “engage, excite and educate.”  Professor Josh gave me my first introduction to using social media in the classroom.  Now I am hooked on how it can be used in good ways to enhance communication and student engagement […]

14 things that are obsolete in 21st century schools | Ingvi Hrannar

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14 things that are obsolete in 21st century schools | Ingvi Hrannar. I’m testing out both the Destination homework (re-post an interesting blog post) and my new ‘Circle It’ button. There isn’t anything groundbreaking in this post, but it was a good overall affirmation about a lot of the subjects we’ve been talking about: how […]

Images: Cell Phone use in Classroom

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Some educators have policies restricting usage of cell phones at all times in the classroom; this is completely understandable to maintain academic integrity for memory recall quizzes and exams. However, there is an alternate approach that encourages students to utilize tablet devices and data-enabled phones during learning activities to take advantage of the technology with […]

Major Ed Tech Trends

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Special thanks to Lauri Lott who teaches technology for educators and uses Pinterest as a bookmarks page. She has gobs of infographics that she uses in her in-class presentations and on her class Facebook group page.  She wanted to share this one with Circles of Innovation. Click here or on the image below to see the […]

Create customized infographics & online charts

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During Destination 2014, we did a session on the benefits of using infographics in education The session was primarily about curating infographics, but  in doing research for the session, I ran across a free, web-based infographic generator called infogr.am. The idea behind this tool is that you can choose a pre-made template, fill it with your own […]

Writing in a Nonstop World – NYTimes.com – NYTimes.com

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Daily interactions with computers leave consumers new choices in “Netiquette”.   A program titled, “Quip” allows individuals to nod in agreement when an individual is speaking similarly to the “Facebook” option to “Like” a posting.  Our brave, new world of compiling and sorting data requires new platforms of learning and interacting.  Where will we go with […]

Introducing Vidbolt.com – Talk About Video Moments

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Thanks again to Dennis Weeks for sharing these great finds with Circles of Innovation. Wow Dennis! you are on fire this week. This is even better than Fin, I can see immediate learning potential with Vidbolt.com. I know it is still in Beta, but wow it really has a lot of potential. For those of […]

Introducing Fin! Making Digital Technology Truly Digital

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Special thanks to Dennis Weeks who just shared Fin with Circles of Innovation. And, while not out until 2015, it does look interesting. I wonder what educational applications will become available through synchronization of Fin and other smart devices. According to their website, “Fin is a real life buddy” allowing individuals to perform digital interactions […]

TouchCast: Next Generation Interactive Content Delivery

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Special thanks to Sharon May and Terry Rafter-Carles for sharing this cutting edge content development tool with Circles of Innovation. Terry and Sharon are currently exploring this and variety of other cutting edge technologies in their Digital Learning Strategies classrooms. Basically, this tool currently works on iPads and will soon be available on the PC. […]

Dragontape: Mixtapes for Learning

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For those of you who remember the 1980s and the power of a good mix tape, you are going to like http://dragontape.com. Essentially, you can use this Web 2.0 application to make mix tapes for your students. Or better yet, have your students make mix tapes of difficulty content in your course. It’s currently FREE […]