Social Media for Education


Top 10 Mobile Apps for Education

It used to be that the best mobile tool that teachers had at their disposal was a notepad. If you wanted to teach on the go or have your lesson plan on you at all times, chances are you would carrying quite a heavy load...

Schooltube

I recently discovered SchoolTube, a video destination for teachers and educators. It seems like Youtube, but with the entire platform geared towards school districts (rather than universities). Here are a few videos I liked...

The Data-driven Classroom

The arguments for new education reform often revolve around classrooms adapting to the individual needs of each student. This, of course, is possible using technology caters to large volumes of students...

 

How Learning is Being Shaped By Technology

Tom Vander Ark has a column in the Huffington Post reflecting on how changes in technology have hit 15 crucial points, that “despite resilience, everything will change.” The five most important, in my opinion, focus on learning...

How To Use a Flip Cam in the Classroom

Readers of Free Technology for Teachers crowdsourced what I believe to be a fascinating presentation how to use a flip cam for interesting classroom activities. I’m unable to embed the presentation, but you can find the link here...

EdTechtalk: A New Education Community

Various online communities have been instrumental for me in the accumulation of new skill sets. As I continue to research the ed-tech space, it’s promising to see other communities emerging in such an important space. Recently I stumbled upon EdTechtalk. They are described as...