Sunday, July 20, 2014

This new app has tremendous potential and should be pretty reasonable cost wise. Enjoy! Courtesy of ASCD Smart Brief

Apple announces mobile app for iTunes U
Apple has announced the launch of an iTunes U mobile application that will allow educators to create and edit assignments using an iPad -- rather than logging into a Web browser on a computer. The program also will allow students and teachers to participate in group chats. The New York Times (tiered subscription model)/Bits blog (6/30)Bookmark and Share

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Many states are re-thinking their decisions to use the CCSS due to technology glitches - technology wise as well as student preparation for computer use. This web site allows you to input information regarding the technology in your school and discover whether or not your district can handle the assessment online. Enjoy. Courtesy of ASCD Smart Brief.

Website guides common core technology decisions

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The Guide to Technology Requirements website -- launched by the State Educational Technology Directors Association -- seeks to help school leaders access information about technology requirements for common core assessments. The site allows users to input their information and access district-specific resources. EdTech magazine online (6/24)Bookmark and Share