Phonetics is... more »
Phonetics is... more »
If any of you are interested in a unique video platform that engages students using interactive navigation tools and allows them to "ask questions" as they view a tutorial, you're invited to sign up for a free educator account at www.virtualnerd.com. If your school wants to pilot our "School Edition" Platform, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MentorMob is a learning platform that allows anyone to build sequential "Learning Playlists" on topics that interest them. The community can then rate, comment on, and add to Playlists that have already... more »
Spellathon is also the biggest, best and most exciting global sponsored spelling competition ever. All Schools, Colleges and University Unions will receive 25% of the income fundraised by their students!
Stephen Fry (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Fry) is involved... more »
While not a school, we're helping people to learn and grow by creating a culture of collaboration and entrepreneurship where the norm is to pursue your ideas and interests. By getting people hooked into the community and providing that community with resources and tools for self-education, we hope to inspire students and non-students alike to edify themselves with the purpose of achieving their goals.
Open source project to combine solar panel + tablet computer + speakers + SlideSpeech content to deliver off-line, off-grid interactive presentations at classroom-volume powered by sunlight. Kit costs under US$300. http://code.google.com/p/slidespeech-solar
Using iBooks Author, I was able to have students each create a chapter of a book that was compiled and shared with the class and their parents. This technology enabled students to really bring mathematics to... more »
Not all digital content is created equal. Engagement and motivation need to collide with standards, curriculum priorities, assessment, sound instruction and feedback.
Allow students to bring their own mobile learning devices to school to help personalize learning. Work with local Internet service providers to create affordable opportunities for students to get reliable access at school and at home.
Technology is most appropriately used for the hardest to reach learners: those outside of schools or served by poor quality schools. The US Census Bureau reports that 41% of the working age population has no more than a High School level education: http://www.census.gov/prod/2011pubs/acs-14.pdf
New high quality text-to-speech voices allow computers and mobile devices to deliver interactive, takling tutorials. Wikipedia has shown how reference material can be authored collaboratively. Now we need to collaborate on learning materials. http://slidespeech.org