Vandaag startte mijn eindexamenperiode. Ik mag in drie weken alles wat ik de afgelopen zes jaar heb geleerd gaan bewijzen. Een mooie gelegenheid om daar eens op terug te blikken, want wat heb ik no…
iPads have certainly become a highly desired commodity in education. Apple is reporting that schools are purchasing iPads by a ratio of 2:1 over MacBooks. However, that rush to purchase the latest technologies often precedes the careful planning and preparation that’s crucial to their success as educational tools.
Stated simply, technology alone doesn’t have the capacity to improve education. It needs to be woven into a holistic approach to education that encompasses thorough planning and ongoing review of the skills and competencies required by the rapidly changing society that characterizes life in the 21st century.
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Mind mapping is a great way to brainstorm, make a plan, or turn ideas into the steps needed to make it real. Thankfully, there are great tools out there to help you build mind maps, organize them, and save them for later.
Strange there are only Desktop/Laptop tools listed in this Top 5. I believe a tablet is a more appropriate device for mind mapping. On my own in a declining chair as well as in a group without the screen standing up between participants.
Personally i love IthoughtsHD on the iPad.
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In this four-part series, we’ll use the Someday/Monday template to explore four dimensions of using tablets, such as the iPad, in educational settings, examining how teachers can take students on a journey from consumption of media to curation, creation, and connection. Here, we’ll start with consumption.
See on blogs.kqed.org