Creating the most accessible learning experience requires an understanding of how learning spaces can best support teaching and learning. We’re heading to ATIA this week to discuss just that-how different types of active learning spaces can improve access to learning and reduce barriers for students (using Universal Design for Learning as a framework). We hope […]
We talk about apps for 21st century learning in two categories, support and content creation.
Its back-to-school time, and many school districts/boards and schools have purchased iPads over the summer, either for large-scale initiatives or for smaller pilot projects for mobile learning within their schools. Mobile learning initiatives for special education in your school or district must be developed by examining how apps fit within the bigger picture.
MobileFuture, a news and advocacy site for mobile technologies, produced a great video that covers the growth of mobile technology in the last year. Of particular interest to us in this video is the growth of mobile app downloads, from 300 million in 2009 to 5 BILLION in 2010. Now that is incredible growth. Of […]
A huge thank-you to SAJE Montreal Centre and theÂ Corporation de developpement Ã©conomique communautaire CÃ´te des Neiges/Notre Dame de GrÃ¢ce (CDEC) for their support of inov8 Educational Consulting through the Jeunes Promoteurs/Young Promoters grant. Above all, thank you for making an investment in providing new opportunities for information, direct services and interventions for families, to help […]
“Learning: Is There an App for That?, aÂ new report by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center (sponsored by the Sesame Workshop), and funded by the US Department of Education presents some interesting findings for the future of mobile devices and educational apps for young children.Â The report is in three parts: Part one: new trends in smart […]
SAP Web 2.0 has created a set of very interesting Twitter Tools that can be used in Microsoft PowerPoint for free. Ever wanted to make presentations a more interactive, Web 2.0 experience? The PowerPoint Twitter Tools prototypes are now available. Created usingÂ SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius (but requiring only PowerPoint for Windows and Adobe Flash to run), […]
Autism iPhone breakthrough: from tantrums to app-y days. Like what you see in this article? We give workshops and private consultations on the breakthrough assistive technologies available on the iPhone and iPodTouch. Why navigate thousands of educational apps on your own? We have the knowledge on recommended apps in a variety of areas in education […]