Tech Talk Roundtable 72 | Do Digital Natives use Digital Spears?

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss their personal learnings and articles of the week. This week they focuse on the article What Digital Literacy Looks Like in a Classroom, by Brianna Crowley, published in the Education Week Teacher magazine. Ms. Crowley addresses the need for embedding the  teaching of digital literacy in the classroom, and across content areas. Inextricably linked to any […]

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Popplet

In the classroom and at home, students use Popplet for learning. Used as a mind-map, Popplet helps students think and learn visually. Students can capture facts, thoughts, and images and learn to create relationships between them. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Hyperlapse

Create amazing time lapse videos with Hyperlapse. Using Instagram’s in-house stabilization, Hyperlapse shoots polished time lapse videos that were previously impossible without bulky tripods and expensive equipment. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Drawp

Drawp is, in many ways, your typical, cute drawing program for the iPad. However, it has one big difference, it removes the difficulty younger students encounter when they try to share their drawings with teachers, parents and more.   Students using Drawp are able to simply drag their completed picture to a folder with the […]

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Canva

Canva gives you everything you need to easily turn ideas into stunning designs. Create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more. www.canva.org Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Adobe Voice

Voice helps you create stunning animated videos in minutes. No filming — just talk to tell your story. Pick from over 25,000 beautiful iconic images to show your ideas and Voice automatically adds cinematic motion and a soundtrack. Persuade, inform and inspire anyone online. Make an impact. Website: http://getvoice.adobe.com/ Podcast: Play in new window | […]

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The Hour of Code

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 30 languages. No experience needed.Ages 4 to 104. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Symbaloo

Symbaloo is a visual bookmarking tool that makes it simple and fun to organize the best of the web. You have all your favorite websites at your fingertips. With an account you can access your bookmarks from everywhere with any device and share your online resources with others. Website: http://www.symbaloo.com/home/mix/13eOcK1fiV Podcast: Play in new window […]

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Tagboard

Tagboard uses hashtags to search for and collect public social media within seconds of being posted to networks like Twitter and Facebook. Robust tools offer the power to select specific posts to feature on websites, in broadcast TV, and on large displays.   Website: Tagboard.com Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Tech Talk Roundtable 70 : The Horizon Report, Part Three

Mission The NMC Horizon Project charts the landscape of emerging technologies for teaching, learning, research, and creative inquiry. Launched in 2002, it epitomizes the mission of the NMC to help educators and thought leaders across the world build upon the innovation happening at their institutions by providing them with expert research and analysis. At 12 […]

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