21st Century Learning

Plickers (App)

Plickers is a fantastic assessment app that I have used many times to poll my students, for exit cards or simple surveys, or even as a MUCH more fun (and quick) way to deliver (and mark) quizzes!   Take a look at this brief video and keep scrolling for a more in-depth look at how I use it in my own classes.

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INKspire Kickstarter (Youth Forum)

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We’ve got yet another great Canadian Kickstarter project for you!  INKspire is aiming to set up an online community / forum for youth to address the MANY issues we all face in today’s modern society.

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TeacherKit (App)

TeacherKit is a fantastic all-in-one administrative and organizational app for classroom teachers.  With very intuitive and fluid controls any teacher can easily create, maintain and share all of their classroom details using one paperless method!

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Math Fight (App)

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We are going to start our App Reviews with a very simple app.  Math Fight lets you go head to head against another person/student to test, and improve, your math skills.
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WipeChart is here!

Back in December we posted about Wipebook 3, a Canadian Kickstarter project.  I had been following these guys since day one and couldn’t resist jumping in on the Wipebook 3… it was my first Kickstarter Project!   After a bit of a delay, but amazing support and communication, I got my Wipebook 3 and have LOVED using it.  (We will be posting a review very soon!)

Here is a sneak peak at the Wipebook…

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Back to School!

WELCOME BACK!  The first week of school is over, and we’ve settled in… so it is time to get back to work on blog posts.  I have a few posts coming this week, with some great DPA games and a few cool tools for any teacher.

Make sure to follow us on twitter and facebook as I do A LOT of retweeting from some pretty awesome sources.

If you’re new to the blog here are some MUST HAVES to tide you over until things get going again this year.

If you have any ideas for future topics just let me know!

Enjoy!
Mr.S

TECH: Copy.com

I have recently been re-evaluating the cloud storage market and have come across a pretty good service that is fairly new to the landscape.

Although I am obsessed with dropbox it is always good to look for alternatives, copy.com may be the one for you.

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New Evernote Pricing!


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I LOVE Evernote, and recently they have restructured their services to allow some very important features at a more affordable price.  Take a look at the new pricing options below.

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Using PollEverywhere!

This is only a quick look at this innovative service, feel free to take your time with it on your own!

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Poll Everywhere is a great tool that I have used in the past to get students (and fellow teachers) engaged in the lesson or presentation at hand.  You can easily set up a multiple choice poll and get results as I did above.

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Wipebook 3 Kickstarter!

The newest version of Wipebook is in the last few days of a Kickstarter campaign. I’ve been looking at this since the first version, but i’ve actually jumped in for this model.

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