Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips.
Articles of the Week
- 9 Characteristics Of 21st Century Learning
The label of “21st Century learning” is vague… Some educators seek out the ideal of a 21st century learning environment constantly, while others prefer that we lose the phrase altogether, insisting that learning hasn’t changed, and good learning looks the same whether it’s the 12th or 21st century.
- A Visual Guide to What Colors Communicate – Blog About Infographics and Data Visualization – Cool Infographics
When you are designing your blog or website, how do you decide what colors to use? Your choice will make a difference on how others receive and interpret your content. Dustin Stout from dustn.tv has created Color Sets the Tone: A Visual Guide to What Colors Communicate infographic to educate website builders and bloggers on how to communicate to their readers with color.
- Students Are ‘Hacking’ Their School-Issued iPads: Good for Them – Audrey Watters – The Atlantic
AUDREY WATTERSOCT 2 2013, 11:42 AM ET 53 inShare More AP Almost immediately after receiving their new school-issued iPads this fall, students in Indiana and in California (and probably elsewhere) managed to bypass the security on the devices, “hacking” them for “non-schoolwork” purposes: listening to music, checking Facebook, surfing the web.
- Teachers Simple Guide to Creating Student Websites
- This one-stop-shop style article is truly the best I’ve seen in a long while for teachers who desire a straightforward article with clear, intelligent links.
- Will Technology Make Us All Jobless?
It is called “creative destruction” for a reason. I though most future job were not invented yet?
1. Explain Everything App Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design, screencasting, and interactive whiteboard tool that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and export almost anything to and from almost anywhere.
2.Adobe Ideas – Vector drawing and illustration for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch on the iTunes App Store
Adobe® Ideas gives you the ability to draw freeform vector illustrations wherever you are. Replace your pen and paper with a huge virtual canvas, customizable brushes, and pressure sensitive stylus support. With a Creative Cloud membership, easily sync Adobe Ideas projects to Creative Cloud and open them for refinement in Illustrator. With Ideas, it’s easy to take your initial concept to finished design. You can also share your designs to other applications such as Behance and Photoshop Touch.
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