The presenters addressed the power of Chrome user profiles and the Chrome app store, along with practical applications for newly “partitioned” mobile Google apps, such as Docs, Sheets, and Slides.
With the prevalence of smartphone technology, educators can build application fluency in their own productivity and learning so that when the time comes, they will have the skill and expertise to help students and colleagues transition into mobile learning.
While New Canaan High School library has been packaging instruction for online consumption for years, it shifted its approach this year to increase personalized instruction.
Is the application market transforming education? In edWeb community Emerging Tech’s May webinar, participants discovered apps that change the way students and teachers think about learning.
edWeb’s Emerging Tech community held it’s latest webinar on eContent. Presenter, Michelle Luhtala, Head Librarian at New Canaan High School, CT, held this annual review of new developments in eContent delivery, in which participants learned about platforms, services, licensing options, new product “packaging”, spending models, and content availability.
While schools are aggressively slashing budgets to make ends meet, many districts still feel compelled to spend on professional development programming and accreditation review. Therein lies an opportunity for school librarians to help districts reduce costs while increasing the library program’s visibility.
Schools across the country pledge to teach 21st century skills, but building a culture of collaborators can prove difficult. Luckily, Google Apps for education provides tools to transform an insular learning community into a collaborative one.
Here is preview of tomorrow’s webinar conversation with students in Iowa posted by Michelle Luhtala in our Emerging Tech community! The June 19 webinar on flipped and virtual libraries is tomorrow! It will feature pre-recorded interviews with Learning Commons expert, David Loertscher and Shannon Miller’s students in Van Meter, Iowa. Please join us, if you can! Here is a preview: Preview: Flipped Learning at Van Meter Library from michelle luhtala on Vimeo. “See you”… read more →