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Saturday, January 21

  1. page Technology Innovations & shared resources edited ... Don's power point "Jeopardy game" Hope this works?!file:/Users/don/Desktop/PPT%20Jeo…
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    Don's power point "Jeopardy game" Hope this works?!file:/Users/don/Desktop/PPT%20Jeopardy1.ppt
    Try this website http://www.jmu.edu/madison/teacher/jeopardy/jeopardy.htm Good Luck!
    {PPT Jeopardy1.ppt}
    Here is a wiki we have made for the teachers at Maple Green...a place to store all of the wonderful websites we are coming across.
    Check it out! http://maplegreen.wikispaces.com/
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Wednesday, April 6

  1. page Inquiry Questions edited ---- julia, I was given this wiki as in order to help frame question for a paper I am working on…
    ----julia, I was given this wiki as in order to help frame question for a paper I am working on. The question that I initally placed was "Collaborative Intelligence: How schools are adapting to improve student learning." My professor suggested this wiki for help. I didn't realize this was no longer in use. Anyway, in your opinion does this question make sense?
    Add your name and inquiry question here. This will help you to find others who are working on similar inquiry topics so that you can share ideas, readings, etc. I will also be sending this link to the librarian who will help us to learn how to conduct ERIC data base searchers at SFU. Please post your inquiry question and your contact email by May 20.
    You inquiry question is your main banner question. You can also include your sub-questions.
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    How can I improve engagement in my project based learning? (motivation)
    Kevin Lee, MusiKLEE@hotmail.com
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    parent involvement?
    Alysha Thomson
    http://www.alyshathomson.wordpress.com
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Wednesday, September 8

  1. page iPod touch & iPad edited First Steps: Get Connected - The First Step for using the iPod Touch and iPad Setting up your…

    First Steps:Get Connected - The First Step for using the iPod Touch and iPad
    Setting up your wireless access:
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    them and insureensure you have Internet access withto the SD36.Wireless2 network.
    Some Educational Apps
    network or the guest network when that would be good forbecomes available.
    For your own iPod/iPad get setup and register an account on iTunes as
    you will want to downloadinvestigate the world of iOS (Apple's name for the mobile operating system on these devices) apps. To date there are over 250,000 apps for these devices, lots to your iTunesexplore! (Note: If you are not comfortable linking an account and applywith a credit card just yet, you can "buy" a free app which will allow the iTunes to create an account that does not need a credit card - instructions here.)
    What Can I Do With an iPod Touch / iPad?
    In short, almost anything! The Apple App store has many categories each containing hundred if not thousands of apps in each category. You can search for apps using iTunes on
    your personal computer, but you can also browse and install apps directly on the device to practice at home:
    Potential uses:
    Using
    via the Mobile App Store application present on each iPod or iPad.
    Here are some general ideas:
    Media and Information processing
    Download mobile
    Skype will
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    iPod touch.
    VGA connector -
    Purchase some Skype Out credit and you can call any phone worldwide (landline or mobile numbers) for pennies a minute all through wi-fi.
    Video out capability. Will display all your downloaded library of movies and video podcasts from your iTunes library. Purchase a video cable (composite, component, or now VGA) and it
    gives you
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    your device. Gives you HD viewingThe VGA and better than DVDcomponent out gives out great near HD quality.
    Will display all
    Take your downloadedwhole library of videos or movies with you. A great classroom resource. The cables you need can be found at Apple (composite video or VGA video) or cheaper from your iTunes library.
    Good Reader-
    many third party suppliers.
    GoodReader App -
    shows pdfs
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    the video output.
    Drop box
    output and can sync files through iTunes and also through cloud sharing sites.
    DropBox App -
    to access
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    and files
    iWorks
    from the cloud. Free 2GB storage, paid up to 100GB. Can keep files in sync between your personal computer (Windows, Mac), iPad, iPod, iPhone. Easy to use, happens automatically.
    Pages, Keynote, Numbers
    for the
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    full functioning word processor for $9.
    Quick office
    applications like their iWork counterpart. $9 each.
    QuickOffice App
    - Compatible with Microsoft Office 2003/2007 $10-12depending on the features $10-12. Full functioning word processor and spreadsheet complete with file storage and syncing with cloud computing storage, including Google Docs.
    DocumentsToGo -
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    office suite
    Radio stations
    similar to QuickOffice, but includes a PowerPoint compatible module. $10 to $15.
    CBC Radio App / Corus Communication App
    - e.g. CBC & LorusCorus Communication are streaming
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    the country on their network can be accessed.
    - Location button will
    accessed over wifi or 3G. Apps are free! Uses the location services (GPS) built in to the iOS software to find what stations are closeclosest to you.
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    an email. ''Works with the built in microphone or the headset microphone.
    iBooks -
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    digital books. AmazonApple's answer to the Kindle reader. Purchase or view PDFs in the free app.
    Amazon Kindle App - got a kindle, or like Amazon's larger selection of books. This app
    will distributeconnect to Amazon and allow you to download Kindle booksformatted books.
    Magazines, Newspapers - TIME -Many publishers are moving to digital copy,copy : Globe and
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    York Times, BBCBBC, Time Magazine are all offering mobile content. Some are free, some paid. Check out the Zinio app for a large selection of magazines. Most of the magazines by travel and lifestyle publisher Conde Nast are either in mobile format or coming.
    NFB - free public domain.
    Social Media
    domain streaming movies from Canada's National Film Board
    Penultimate
    - write on the screen with your finger. Free hand drawing that can be saved to pdf.
    Video applications - Stream content or repackage your own
    YouTube - streamed directly to your mobile
    Handbrake - free to download application for Mac or Windows to take a DVD and format it to be in the correct resolution for your device. Sync the resulting file through iTunes into your mobile.
    Video Science App - video podcasts done by Science House on Science. Streams podcast video
    iTunes U - part of the iTunes store where universities are archiving video and audio lessons of current courses. Constantly being updated and expanded and more universities embrace distributed on demand information.
    Social Media
    Social media is huge on mobile devices! Use it for research, commentary, connecting with others in real time. A sampling of some applications.

    Yellow pages, UrbanPages App - throw away your paper phone book, everything you need is in a searchable digitally formatted copy, constantly updated, complete with maps to help you find where you are going.
    Urban
    Spoon, OpenYelp - specifically created to find restaurants with integrated mapping.
    Open
    Table (make- make reservations at restaurants,restaurants from your mobile device, online data
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    date and time)time
    Fat Secret
    Wiki panion
    - use ithow many calories in that burger? Fat Secret will tell you. Looks up nutritional information for menu items at hundreds of restaurants.
    Wikipanion - a mobile formatted way
    to use and search like wikipedia
    WolframAlpha
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    great for factsfacts, amazing database of information. Try it to believe it.
    WebMD - self diagnosis and medical self help app from the web portal WebMD
    FlightTrack - type in flight number and will pull info about arrival, where it is, etc.
    Kayak - search for flights, fares and deals, free
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    your location.
    Movie Playing
    Category of applications called "augmented reality"
    Flixster - buy tickets onlineonline, search for movies
    Epicurious - recipe book 50,000 recipes, with shopping list, technique and planning
    Video ScienceTwitter Apps (Twitterific, Echofon, Twitter) - video podcasts done by Science House on Science. Streams podcast video
    My notebooks - write on the screen with your finger. Free hand drawing that can be saved to pdf.
    Twitter
    Micro blogging
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    or topics. iAppsSearch for education review site. iEAR podcast.
    Follow
    twitter hash tags on specific topics. Follow people who
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    find interesting.
    Hash
    Hash Tag and
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    or event.
    YouTube - streamed directly from
    Handbreak - free to download a DVD

    Mobile App review sites for education
    http://www.iear.org/ Created
    and format it to bemanaged by Scott Meech (find and follow on Twitter). Community managed resource about apps teachers find useful in the correct resolution for your device, and you can import it in.educational settings.
    Updated : Sept 8, 2010

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Tuesday, September 7

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Sunday, August 29

  1. page Pilot Project & resources edited Mentors/Trainers 2010-2011 This year we are looking to identify 100 Surrey teachers to help te…

    Mentors/Trainers 2010-2011
    This year we are looking to identify 100 Surrey teachers to help test and pilot the building of a technology toolkit for use within the classroom. This group of teachers will be selected on the basis of their interest to help implement the use of technology within teaching and learning; their prior involvement with the tech partner program or SFU diploma programs TLITE & LTT; and willingness to help mentor others within their school community to integrate the use of technology in the classroom.
    The group will be given license to three products the District is piloting and helping develop. These licenses will be introduced at special training sessions and supported through the Mentor/Trainer program at CISC. The requirement of attendance at training sessions will be a part of the support provided by CISC and allows the user access to the program use within their classroom. It is limited to one mentor/trainer per school with the exception of project schools that may need to have a group of teachers within the same grade/dept. work together using these products.
    There will be regular quarterly special events including special speakers and opportunities to work with National reps. It is hoped that all involved with this program will committed to meet once a month and meet and work with others within this pilot.
    Schools will be asked to support the mentors/trainers this year by designating four release days and use of a school laptop. The District will provide the support for the program through the provision of the software/licenses, training/pro-d, and the use of district technology tools on a rotational basis.
    If you are interested, please submit your information on the google docs and we will inform you within the first month of school (Sept. 30) when we will be hosting our first training session together.

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Friday, August 27

  1. page Arts edited I thought this tool could be used for Art History. Art History Tool
    I thought this tool could be used for Art History.
    Art History Tool

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