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Fun Facts: This Years Mindset List

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Hi Folks,

Hope everyone is enjoying the new semester.  A friend just posted this years Mindset List, a little reminder of how freshmen students think. An interesting read. Enjoy! http://www.beloit.edu/mindset/2016/

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Written by Dr. Sherri E. Ritter

August 21, 2012 at 11:06 am

Posted in Fun

Tech With Tia

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Ms. Letia Cooper, an Instructional Technology Specialist from the Beaufort County School District in South Carolina, just gave a wonderful talk at the WV State Technology Conference. She shared a few webtools for teachers. Her session titled, “If It’s Not Free! It’s Not For Me!” was filled with down to earth good humor and information concerning Web 2.0 tools and iPad apps. She shared her livebinder website, which is filled with great tools for the teaching community. Check it out at:

http://www.livebinders.com/play/play_or_edit?id=127549#

She also maintains a blog, techwithtia, check it out, you will not be disappointed!

http://techwithtia.blogspot.com/

Written by Dr. Sherri E. Ritter

August 9, 2012 at 2:26 pm

Posted in Cool Finds, iPad, Web 2.0

iPad Resources and Cool Websites

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Ipads in Education Websites

10 iPad ideas for Senior School English

A quick guide on blooms taxonomy apps for ipad

Bloomin’ Apps for iPad

Apps in Education

School Leaders on iPads & Tablets

Cool and Interesting Websites

Various Puzzles and Games – http://www.brainbashers.com/

Create a timeline – http://www.dipity.com

Virtural Spacestation – http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=H8rHarp1GEE 

National Geographic – http://www.nationalgeographic.com/seamonsters/timeline/index.html#introduction

9/11 Timeline – http://timeline.national911memorial.org/

Written by Dr. Sherri E. Ritter

August 6, 2012 at 1:39 pm

Posted in Cool Finds, iPad

Bloomin’ Apps for iPad

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As educators we are all familiar with Blooms Digital Taxonomy, a popular model for the cognitive process. It is often referred to as the levels of learning. A few years ago it underwent a revision and became Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy. Today Kathy Schrock reveals Bloomin’ Apps iPad Edition, along with the Google Apps Edition, Android Apps Edition, and Web 2.0 Edition. Check it out on Kathy’s website located at http://www.schrockguide.net/bloomin-apps.html.

Written by Dr. Sherri E. Ritter

August 6, 2012 at 10:52 am

Posted in Cool Finds, iPad, Web 2.0

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