This week we have an article about how multimedia storytelling can change people’s perception and develop empathy, a post on a hybrid model of assessment, blending analog and digital tools, and a response to the OECD article that made the rounds a couple of weeks ago. Enjoy!
Month: September 2015
A Response to Recent News Articles on the OECD Report “Students, Computers and Learning: Making The Connection”
Many people have seen news articles about a new report from the OECD in recent days. A typical article and headline is this one from the BBC – “Computers ‘do not improve’ pupil results, says OECD” This headline is followed by the opening line: “Investing heavily in school computers and classroom technology does not improve…
Digital Bytes – September 21, 2015
This week’s digital bytes includes articles about a free ebook on capturing digital stories, 11 quotes by famous writers and accompanying writing lessons, and using technology to help students read faster and with better comprehension.
Digital Bytes Sept. 14, 2015
We have a fantastic set of articles in this week’s digital bytes. The first short yet extremely useful article is about using art to start student’s reading. The second article is about new features in Google Drive and the third is about what digital storytelling is and isn’t.
Digital Bytes 7 September 2015
This week’s Digital Bytes features a Chrome extension to remove distracting advertisements and related articles from online reading, a great Stop Motion activity for your students, and a blog post about the wonderful classroom designs on display at UWCSEA East.
Google Docs updates: three things worth looking at
In addition to the new logo, Google has announced several updates on their blog. It’s worth having a look at the whole list, but here are three things that you’ll want to try right away. Talk to your Doc: Voice typing is integrated Docs in Chrome browser and allow the user to speak to type….