21st century teaching, Catholic Schools, Curriculum, Instruction, Engaged Learning, Assessment, Tech Leadership

40 Apps for the 4C’s of 21st Century Learning

Communication Facetime Skype https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/skype-for-iphone/id304878510?mt=8 Google+ https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/google+/id447119634?mt=8 Podcasts Audioboo https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/audioboo/id305204540?mt=8 Twitter https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/twitter/id333903271?mt=8 Lino https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lino-sticky-photo-sharing/id416718906?mt=8 Linkedin https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/linkedin/id288429040?mt=8 EasyBib https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/easybib/id436768184?mt=8 Resume Builder https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/resume-mobile-professional/id517974972?mt=8 Creativity Flickr Haiku Deck https://itunes.apple.com/app/id536328724 SonicPics https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/animoto-video-maker/id459248037?mt=8 Showme Educreations https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/educreations-interactive-whiteboard/id478617061?ls=1&mt=8 FontArt Fotobabble https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fotobabble/id353078443?mt=8 Animoto https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/animoto-video-maker/id459248037?mt=8 3 Minute Retreat https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/3-minute-retreat-enhanced/id364683715?mt=8 Doceri https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/doceri-remote/id412443803?mt=8&ls=1 Collaboration Dropbox Edmodo Ted Talks https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/animoto-video-maker/id459248037?mt=8 Groupboard Screenchomp Lecture Tools Socrative QuickOffice My Big Campus https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/my-big-campus/id464196976?mt=8 Cloud On Critical Thinking Khan Academy Mind Meister Scoopit Flipboard Digg Audiobooks Free Common Core… Continue reading 40 Apps for the 4C’s of 21st Century Learning

21st century teaching, Catholic Schools, Connected Educators, Connecting, Tech Leadership, Tools

5 Classrooms Hearing News on the New Pope

              As news unfolded recently about the newly elected pope, people around the world were in close touch with the news. Whether via tweets, television, live stream, text or other means, the word traveled fast! This Washington Post article discusses some means of media access and how it has… Continue reading 5 Classrooms Hearing News on the New Pope

21st century teaching, Catholic Schools, Connected Educators, Professional Development, Tech Deployment and Sustainability, Tech Leadership

5 Educational Sites for Learning about the Papal Election

As the Papal Conclave gets underway, the web is rich with sites and resources for teaching about the process.  Sorting through the sites for the most accurate and education ones can be quite a challenge. A number of good sites were shared recently in the weekly twitter chat #CatholicEDchat. In this post, I explore some… Continue reading 5 Educational Sites for Learning about the Papal Election

Administration Technology Planning, Catholic Schools, Connecting, Social Media, Tools

Skype – No School is an Island

The power of today’s technology is not only in technological capability alone. The difference of technology is in the people connections and empowerment through that technology. In this post, I will detail some educator and student perspectives on connecting with classrooms via skype. Interestingly, one of the classes profiled here is located in an area… Continue reading Skype – No School is an Island

Catholic Schools, Connected Educators, Connecting, Social Media, Tech Leadership, Tools

Connected Educators A to Z – T is for Twitter

Twitter is a powerful tool for connecting with others. It is one social media tool that continues to intrigue us and connect us in new ways all the time. First just a whisper, twitter arrived on the scene in 2007. Twitter was mocked by some but embraced by others. I started using it in September… Continue reading Connected Educators A to Z – T is for Twitter