It was an interesting week with the release of IOS 6. Even if you can’t afford the iPhone 5, you can’t afford NOT to have IOS 6 as a parent or teacher that uses their iPhone or iPad with students. Jim will tell you why in this week’s CTRL-ALT-DELIVER. We also look at BossJockStudio, a recording app that gives you prerecorded carts, just like radio stations use. EdTech Spotlite is on TheNerdyTeacher and KidLit highlights M.T.Anderson.
Touched by a book deeply, readers of The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate mourned the loss of the gorilla that the book is based upon. It goes to show the power of good writing that we fell in love with a fictitious character and then, by extension, felt the emotion that we did for an animal that most of the readers never got a chance to see. But Mr. Schu did. Be sure to check out his tribute to Ivan.
Are you in charge of tech staff development at your school? You know that teachers can make the worst students, especially at the end of the day. Here are some tips to help keep them involved in their learning how to use technology.
Are teachers finally seeing the importance of being up on the latest tech? And if so, how are they using it in their classrooms?
Microsoft introduces some great , and maybe not so great, features in the upcoming Office 2013. A new educational search engine is in beta called Gooru. Kidlit Spotlight is on Michael Buckley and EdTech Spotlight is on Doug Levin.
Using your iPhone to record memories of Veterans. Michael Morpurgo brings the emotion and humanity of war to young readers, and TechChef4U leads you to the best EdTech apps.