25 Highly Rated (And Free!) Mac Apps For The Classroom – Edudemic

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Wherever you look in education, there is talk about iPads, iPhones, and other Apple devices. Apple TVs and the iPod Touch are popping up in classrooms all around the globe. But what about all those people using the iMac or MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and other Macs? Where?s the love? We got the love for ?

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MIT BLOSSOMS | MIT BLOSSOMS

MIT BLOSSOMS | MIT BLOSSOMS.

Brief videos on a variety of science and math topics from MIT>

Apps User Group

Welcome to the Apps User Group website.  Our purpose is to connect and assist schools in the use of Google Apps for Education.  The site contains resources for implementing and using Google Apps, news from the Google blogs, links to schools that use Google Apps, a discussion forum, and more. All uses are encouraged to share resources, ideas, questions, and comments.

via Apps User Group.

Cloud wars: Microsoft SkyDrive now native on Apple’s iPad and iPhone | ZDNet

Microsoft is on a roll with iOS-based iPad and iPhone implementations of its applications.

via Cloud wars: Microsoft SkyDrive now native on Apple's iPad and iPhone | ZDNet.

Improving Online Instruction for 21st Century Skills

“Online learning has proliferated significantly in the last five years. But is online education preparing students for 21st century skills just because students are required to have access to a computer? …
Below are five strategies to not only enhance online instruction but also integrate and hone students for the 21st century skills needed to globally compete and succeed.”

elearn Magazine: 25 Free Resources for Learning a Language Online.

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Ontario kids can read well, but they don’t have to like it – The Globe and Mail

“There’s a concern that schools have turned reading into work,” said Annie Kidder, executive director of People for Education. “It may seem like a little thing, but it actually permeates everything else in school life.”

via Ontario kids can read well, but they don’t have to like it – The Globe and Mail.

Dan Meyer Turns Math Ed Upside Down on TED

And points to the power of collaboration.

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