Technology as a Learning Tool | e-Learning Today TV

Episode 13 – June 11, 2010

(Episode Length: 14 minutes, 53 seconds)

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School of the Week

  • Adelaide Elementafry School
    • Classes using bouncy balls instead of desks
    • helping students with focus, posture and comfort
    • may have positive effects with autistic and ADHD children

Current E-vents

Fit to Learn

  • PE 3
    • New course started in San Antonio School District
    • started when someone wanted to make a documentary on obese students
    • more than expected were found, resulting in need for change
    • offers exercises, nutrition tips special activities

Hashtag Talk

  • 5 Tips for Harnessing Technology as a Learning Tool | #Edchat Recap
  • Biggest takeaways from #edchat were that as with all great learning, one size does not fit all. We must teach our students to utilize technology as a learning tool, give them the freedom to decide which tools work best for them in different contexts, and the power to “create and innovate rather than regurgitate” (@ketheredge).

Watch and Learn

  • Khan Academy
    • lessons offered through YouTube
    • goal to provide high quality education to anyone anywhere
    • intimate lessons and can learn at own pace

Teach This


  •  5 Resources for Educational Videos

Blogger of the Week

So, What Do You Know

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