Skype has launched a global community for educators called Skype in the classroom. The free service connects teachers from around the world to allow them to communicate, collaborate on projects, draw expertise from one another, and share learning materials and best practices. It also serves as a launchpad for connecting students with their peers in classrooms across the planet using Skype video. You can read more in this week's issue…Continue
Students are invited to create and implement team projects to help make their school campuses more eco-friendly. Projects will be assessed on a number of criteria, including the number of people…Continue
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From T.H.E. journal: Assistant Principal in the St. Johns County school district in Florida, Patrick McGee, explains that whatever the other advantages of adopting iPads and iPods in the classroom, the key is student engagement. The article also includes a list of apps for the iPod and iPad that address a range of instructional and curricular areas (such as Splice, Animoto, eClicker, etc).
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