There’s a Maker Faire in That iPad! 10 Ways to Create Student Makers With Apps

These days, the word “maker” can be interchanged for “constructivist” and the Maker Movement is really starting to sweep the country.

Source: gettingsmart.com

Great list of apps – lots still for me to try.

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Leading Learning: Standards of Practice for School Library Learning Commons in Canada, 2014

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Standards of Practice for School Libraries in Canada from the Voices for School Libraries Network of the Canadian Library Association

Carey Leahy‘s insight:

Great ‘Proforma’ to follow when moving the Library to a learning ‘hub’ in a school.

See on clatoolbox.ca

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SAMR as a Framework for Moving Towards Education 3.0 – User Generated Education

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“Emerging technologies is, can be, should be a driving force of this evolution towards Education 3.0.  Information access, communication methods, the ability for creative express is qualitatively different than any other time in history due to technological advances.”

Carey Leahy‘s insight:

Students need a strong basis of all facets of ‘Information Literacy’ before they move into ‘Education 3.0′.

See on usergeneratededucation.wordpress.com

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Educational Technology Guy: Great list of app based on task you want students to accomplish

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Carey Leahy‘s insight:

There’s an APP for that!  A collection to refer to – several I’m still to try.

See on educationaltechnologyguy.blogspot.fr

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The Book Chook: Resources for National Simultaneous Storytime 2014

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Carey Leahy‘s insight:

National Simultaneous Storytime – quite looking forward to it!

See on www.thebookchook.com

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10 changes a school library must consider in the digital era

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How can a school library support an increasingly digital education? Learn about these 10 changes to keep up with the digital transition.

Carey Leahy‘s insight:

All based on collected data in your specific location and then adapting1 As stated in the article: “Do you see what these 10 changes spell? USERS ADAPT,” concluded Luhtala. “And that’s what today’s library is all about: adapting.”

See on www.eschoolnews.com

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How PD can make real change – IPAD 4 SCHOOLS

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“I have been Head of Department in my current school for just one year and a number of my teachers have highlighted recently how far they’ve come in just one year. I thought I’d share my approach to providing PD and why it might be that it seems to work (well, some of it)”

 

Carey Leahy‘s insight:

Good insight into the basic limitations of Mass PD.

See on ipad4schools.org

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