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"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." - Arthur C. Clarke

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

WW II Real Time Tweets

A blast from the past and a unique way to use Twitter. Daily tweats with what's happening each day of World War II. Shared by Merry. Go here: twitter.com/realtimewwii

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Instant feedback and brainstorming tool. All you need are computers and a url!

willyou.typewith.me is a web-based word processor designed for schools that allows pupils and teachers to work together in real-time. Just create a "pad", share the url and you're off and running brainstorming and collaborating in real time. Too simple, too cool, too effective! Go to willyou.typewith.me

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Another awesome resource for iPads in the classroom!

Probably the most extensive iPad for the classroom site I've come across. Go here: https://sites.google.com/site/schrockipad/

Gamification Keynote Speaker, fantastic!

Games are good people. Find out why...

TIES Conference Favorites

Technology in Music Education: How to use iPhones, iPods, iPads, and other technology in music education. Go here: http://techinmusiced.wordpress.com

Weebly is a fantastic website creator. Easier and better than Google Sites. Go here: http://www.weebly.com/

Keynote Speaker Gabe Zichermann spoke on "gamification" and was very persuasive in arguing for including gaming in the learning process. Here he is at TED: http://youtu.be/O2N-5maKZ9Q

Coolest App was WordLens. It allows you to point you iPhone or iPad at another language and it translates it in real time. You have to see it to believe it. You can here: http://youtu.be/h2OfQdYrHRs 

More to come as I sort though my notes!