Monthly Archive: March 2013

How Teachers Are Hacking Their Own Digital Textbooks – Edudemic 0

How Teachers Are Hacking Their Own Digital Textbooks – Edudemic

See on Scoop.it – The ICT and iPad Pilot A group of teachers have started to disrupt their own textbook options by starting up an iBooks Author Hackathon. And it’s incredible. Christopher Bounds‘s insight:...

A Great iPad Manual for Every Teacher ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning 0

A Great iPad Manual for Every Teacher ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

See on Scoop.it – The ICT and iPad Pilot “A few weeks ago I posted here a poster on iPad basics which many of you have downloaded to use with their students in the class. Today,...

Teachers can give technology byte 0

Teachers can give technology byte

See on Scoop.it – The ICT and iPad Pilot The digital revolution has only just begun. Christopher Bounds‘s insight: I think Greg is spot on with this statement: "A room decked out with laptops...

Ask3 – An iPad App for Creating Flipped Video Lessons Your Students Can Actually Respond To 0

Ask3 – An iPad App for Creating Flipped Video Lessons Your Students Can Actually Respond To

See on Scoop.it – The ICT and iPad Pilot Ask3 is a free iPad app from TechSmith. TechSmith is probably best known as being the company that produces Jing and Camtasia screen capture software....

Dropped Apostrophes Spark Grammar War in Britain 0

Dropped Apostrophes Spark Grammar War in Britain

See on Scoop.it – Learning, Teaching, Leading Some write tomatoes and some write tomato’s. In the face of confusion over correct usage of the wayward apostrophe, one English local council has decided to scrap...

FED: Google calls for Australian education reforms | Australian Teacher Magazine – No.1 national education sector publication 0

FED: Google calls for Australian education reforms | Australian Teacher Magazine – No.1 national education sector publication

See on Scoop.it – Learning, Teaching, Leading SYDNEY, March 13 � – Google is calling for major Australian educational reforms, warning that the economy will suffer unless more computer science graduates and digital entrepreneurs...

Needed: dove with a serpent's guile 0

Needed: dove with a serpent's guile

See on Scoop.it – Learning, Teaching, Leading There is an old Protestant joke that the ideal minister is a vigorous man (or woman) of 31 who has been married for 25 years and has...

Piccoli firm over teaching benchmark 0

Piccoli firm over teaching benchmark

See on Scoop.it – Learning, Teaching, Leading NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli has refused to back away from his plans to set benchmarks for new teachers based on HSC results, despite universities saying they...

Tougher courses, emotional intelligence tests for trainee teachers: the experts respond 0

Tougher courses, emotional intelligence tests for trainee teachers: the experts respond

See on Scoop.it – Learning, Teaching, Leading Trainee teachers would be tested for literacy, numeracy and emotional intelligence under a suite of teacher training reforms released by the Federal Government today.Under the plan, the...

Could hopes for change rise with white smoke? 0

Could hopes for change rise with white smoke?

See on Scoop.it – Learning, Teaching, Leading Deep in Vatican City, in a superb apartment overlooking Rome, resides a person I will call, for protocol reasons, Cardinal ”X”. Christopher Bounds‘s insight: Interesting times for...