Welcome back! In case you missed our podcast last night, you can check it out here! We covered Biblionasium, Zaption, and a bunch of other edtech goodness. Today, I want to start with an awesome new edtech digital magazine and site I found:Avatar Generation. They have a wonderful magazine you can download for the iPad (it's $4.99) and a great website full of excellent ideas and content. Definitely worth a look!
Free Tech for Teachers has five new posts to check out:
The folks over at QuizBean have a new blog post entitled, "Is There Room for Pen and Paper in an Edtech World?" The article discusses the everlasting necessity of these common classroom tools, despite the growing influence of edtech in the classroom. And, if you haven't checked out QuizBeans quiz maker, it's a great resource [ Here's our review of the site ]
Holly Clark at Edudemic has a great new post on "How To Redefine Your Classroom By Connecting Students." Clark discusses using blogs, thinking outside your classroom, bringing in guests via Skype, collaborating with other schools and a ton of other awesome ideas. And for you music teachers, Edudemic has a new post on EdTech in Music.
Educational Technology has five new posts to check out:
Adam Renfro at Getting Smart has an excellent post on "Teching Out the Novice Writers." In the article, he discusses some awesome apps that teachers can use with novice writers in the classroom. Renfro covers tools for brainstorming and organizing ideas, researching and analyzing, stripping away the clutter, and checking content. If you teach English or any kind of writing, you'll want to check out these tools!
EdReach has five new podcasts for your listening pleasure:
Finally, we've talked about Edgenuity quite a few times on the Roundup, but essentially they are a digital provider of online blended learning content for K-12 classrooms. Today they had a new press release about their holistic approach to providing blended learning. If you're a user of their services, not only do you get their online content, but the help of a team of teachers and coaches to ensure your district, administrators, teachers and students have everything the need to be successful.
And there you have it! Thanks for reading and I hope everyone has a great end to their week. We'll be back tomorrow and let's end with a new infographic from Getting Smart and Digital Learning Now on "How to Implement Blended Learning Version 2.0" See you tomorrow!
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