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Browsing Archive: July, 2013

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2013 - Digital Storytelling

Posted by Nina Adams on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, In : Classroom Tech Tools 
I came across a wonderful website today - The American Association of School Librarians (

Each year they nominate the top educational websites that "foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are free, Web-based sites that are user friendly and encourage a community of learners to explore and discover."

In the Digital Storytelling category for 2013, the winners are:

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Important tech trends for education

Posted by Nina Adams on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, In : Education trends 

We were lucky enough to attend the annual ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) conference in San Antonio, Texas this year. For more information on the conference itself, see 'What exactly is ISTE' by Fiona Beal, our colleague at SchoolNet.

One of highly anticipated sessions was the release of the K12 New Horizon Report 2013, which identifies and describes emerging technologies likely to have an impact on education in the next five years. (Full report here)

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How technology has helped my son - Guest post by Marcela de Vivo

Posted by Nina Adams on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, In : Special Needs 

My son, Nathan, was diagnosed prenatally with a severe condition called holoprosencephaly (HPE), a disorder that affects brain development. His brain did not separate into two hemispheres, giving him very limited control over his body. In the past, a condition like this would've left him completely isolated and locked into his body. Fortunately, as technology has evolved, my son now has several tools to help him communicate and control his environment - even a computer device that gives him a...
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