Technology in Education
Here are some useful links and resources that I came across during preparations for my workshop (2014). Thanks for your patience, workshop participants. I appreciated your support and feedback!
Symbaloo.com – a web based cloud specifically for internet links.
getepic.com – an iPad/iPhone book app for kids under 12 years.
Kathy Cassidy Blog – experienced teacher where tech is essential to her primary classroom; great info and tips.
Kathy Cassidy – why digital literacy
Kathy Cassidy – teaching literacy with iPads
Monster in my email – descriptive writing activity; probably for older grades, even intermediate.
Kinderchat.org – the #kinderchat group is a twitter based community. The website has great resources though, not only for twitter users.
storybird.com – beautiful illustrations and book page formatting to help creative juices flow; probably for older grades, or with younger students, as collaborative writing.
Dr. Ruben Puentedura’s SAMR model for incorporating technology in Education
The technology integration matrix by the Florida Center of Instructional Technology
Kathy Cassidy talks about safety and digital citizenship – great insight here!
Online projects (usually collaborative with other classes)
Educational hashtags (for twitter, or even other apps such as Instagram)