[Itech] Fwd: The Classroom Evolved: Creating an Active Learning Environment

Teresa Franklin franklit at ohio.edu
Thu Jan 26 09:35:31 EST 2012


Some interesting ideas on classroom design and active learning!


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Subject: The Classroom Evolved: Creating an Active Learning Environment
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   - The Classroom Evolved: Creating an Active Learning

   In the first of a new series of articles focused on classroom design, we
   take a look at a private high school in Florida that's borrowed ideas from
   two major universities to create classrooms that support interactive,
   hands-on learning.
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    Ed Tech News

   - HP Ships Dual-Core Netbook for

   HP has started shipping its new HP Mini 1104, a dual-core netbook
   designed specifically for K-12 education.
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   - Pearson Debuts iBooks for iPad at

   Pearson has debuted a new suite of interactive textbooks for use in
   conjunction with Apple's iPad this week at the Florida Education Technology
   Conference in Orlando.
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   - Epson Unveils New Projectors, iProjection App at

   Epson has unveiled a new high-performance PowerLite 93+ projector, an
   expanded PowerLite Pro Z-series projector line with five new models, and a
   new iOS app for projector control today at the Florida Education Technology
   Conference (FETC) in Orlando.
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   - Palo Alto USD Brings Social Networking Feel to Students Through
   Cloud-Based E-Learning

   Palo Alto Unified School District has shifted four of its schools to a
   cloud-based, social networking-inspired e-learning system, with plans for
   an eventual system-wide rollout.
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   - GradeCam Releases Free Formative Assessment

   Ed tech developer GradeCam has released a free formative assessment tool
   for educators.
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   - Kurzweil Releases Web-Based Literacy

   Kurzweil Educational Systems, an assistive technology maker that is part
   of the Cambium Learning Technologies group, has unveiled Firefly, a new
   Web-based resource designed to improve student literacy by offering access
   from anywhere to digital, text-based material.
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   - Mimio Debuts MimioStudio 9 at

   Dymo/Mimio has debuted the newest version of its interactive classroom
   software, MimioStudio, this week at the Florida Education Technology
   Conference in Orlando.
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   - New Panopto Adds Recording to iOS

   Panopto has come out with a new version of its media capture and
   management application, which will shortly be available with an app version
   for the Apple iPhone and iPad.
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   - Smithsonian Launches Environmental Education

   The Shout Environmental Exploration Program, a resource from the
   Smithsonian for teaching about the environment, is returning for its second
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   - StrataLogica To Gain Smart Notebook

   StrataLogica, a Web-based educational geography tool, is gaining
   integration with Smart Technologies' Smart Notebook software for
   interactive whiteboards.
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   - MIND Brings Math Software to iPad,

   Non-profit MIND Research Institute is expanding its ST Math onto major
   mobile platforms.
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   - Brief: New Califone Headset Intended for Extended Classroom

   Califone has added a lightweight Windows- and Mac-compatible headset to
   its catalog for use in online lessons, language learning applications,
   podcasting, gaming, and other presentation software.
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   - Splashtop Demos Updated Whiteboard App at

   San Jose, CA-based application provider Splashtop has added 30 new
   digital flipchart worksheets to its latest release of Splashtop Whiteboard,
   on display now at the Florida Education Technology Conference in Orlando.
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