How I use mobile technology as a learner

As a learning technologist technology plays a large part in my life therefore it’s no surprise that I use mobile technology to support my own learning. Below are are the apps that I am currently using.

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Notability - As the name suggests I use this app for note taking.…

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Making, Curating and Sharing Resources

Last year I started the /Teach wiki and filled it with a bunch of links out to resources, curriculum, descriptions and other useful tidbits of content designed to support the teaching of digital literacies and spread all over the web. The wiki became my own personal dumping ground to save resources authored by the budding Webmaker community.…

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Twitter in the Classroom

Three years ago, I wrote my first post about Twitter.

If you are looking for a way to keep parents informed in bite-sized portions, Twitter may be a good solution for you as it can integrate nicely into a parent’s handheld lifestyle.…

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Flat World Knowledge says YES to Fair Price for College Textbooks

In 2009, while working at a large higher education institution, I had a student worker who was very excited about being accepted into the nursing program. Upon entering the bookstore, she was shocked to learn that her books for the semester would cost more than her tuition.…

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Learning Reflections

Sherry Hegstrom – Emerging Technologies in Education commented on a post by Jeff UtechtWHAT DOES IT MEAN TO DISCONNECT?

Jeff asked the question:

Are you consuming, using or creating with technology?

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New!

 

A new year and some new projects for 2013 in the library!  We don’t start back to school for a couple of weeks yet, but that doesn’t mean teachers aren’t hard at work. I been running across excellent resources for my new projects and get them organised before I forget.

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Learning Technologies: Resources to Explore

Here are some web resources to keep you entertained over the holiday weeks, no matter what you are celebrating. Wikidata is a free knowledge base that can be read and edited by humans and machines alike. It is for data what Wikimedia Commons is for media files: it centralizes access and management of structured data, [...]

The post Learning Technologies: Resources to Explore appeared first on Faculty eCommons.…

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Toolbox: e5 iPad Apps

Next year the Year 7s at our school will be bringing their iPads to school. This is part of the plan to answer the Big Question presented to our teachers at the end of 2011 –

How does Vermont Secondary College better prepare its student and teachers to meet the challenges of the 21st Century?

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