BYOD in the 21st Century – YouTube
“Wondering what BYOD means or if your school is ready for it? In this 8-minute Pedagogical Quickie, I present some of the many advantages and limitations of this concept for education.”
iLearn Technology » Blog Archive » Evernote as an ePortfolio in a 1-to-1 iPad setting
” a combination of Evernote, Edu 2.0, and Edublogs to keep and share our work. Evernote has been a fantastic app for our students. Students can record text, images, and audio directly in Evernote. Each note can be emailed to teachers and parents. Evernote notes can also be posted on blogs through the email-to-blog feature. Better yet? There are SO many apps that have the ability to share with Evernote. “
ToGetHerThere channel – YouTube
“ToGetHerThere, powered by Girl Scouts, is rallying the nation around the cause of girls’ leadership.
Together, we can do better for girls, setting in motion a generational change, so that every girl born today blossoms into her full potential. Together, we can transform the leadership landscape, so that every girl, in every zip code, stands up, stands out, and stands tall.
Together, we can get her there.”
iTunes – Podcasts – Aaron’s World by Aaron
“Join Aaron for imaginative, bite-sized adventures exploring the world of dinosaurs and science. (www.mydogrocket.com)”
The InklessTales Podcast for Kids | InklessTales.com: stories, poems and songs in podcasts for kids.
“InklessTales.com: stories, poems and songs in podcasts for kids.”
10 Podcasts for Teachers and Kids | Scholastic.com
“listening to podcasts or watching videocasts in your classroom couldn’t be easier—or cheaper. If you have a computer and an Internet connection, you already have all the equipment you need.”
Kid-Cast.COM – Podcasts for kids and by kids
“Kid-cast.com is a website for kids to publish their own Podcasts so that other kids can listen. The idea is to make sure that there’s a kid-safe Podcast out there for our young minds to hear. Contribution by kids makes it that much better, by allowing kids to listen to their peers on subjects they love!”
Talking Text – How to Make Your iPad Speak Selected Words & Phrases | iPad Academy
“add the ability to have your iPad speak selected words and phrases.
Go to Settings > General > Accessibility
Tap Speak Selection from the list at the top of the screen
Adjust the Speaking Rate (Choose a setting near the (s)lower end)
You’ll now get the option to have selected text spoken aloud in most any app that allows text editing.”
10 Real-World BYOD Classrooms (And Whether It’s Worked Or Not) | Edudemic
“stories of schools that have tried out BYOD programs seem to be largely positive, allowing educators and students to embrace technology in learning regardless of the limited resources they may have at hand.”
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