The Institute has been very enriching indeed! I have come across some inspiring teachers, great IT cracks and very dedicated educators. So what am I taking home – apart from the assignments for the group project on Digial Citizenship and OER?
A list of new Twitter contacts: The Hashtag #ADE2012 comes up with a lot of names of people I’d like to keep in touch with.
An inspiring new video, showing what Apple Distinguished Educators are and do.
Loads of useful Links:
TheFreeMac.com – Software
Strawhatvisuals– Bill Frakes
iPadagogy – video channel of app reviews
Mgleeson edublog – it’s teaching, not iPads
Copyrightconfusion – bringing clarity
The Padagogy Wheel – Allan Carrington
Digital Differentiation with Screencasting
YouTubeChannel digital citizanship – curriculum
YouTube Channel Google for Educators
Flipped classroom – Research and resources
Mobile Accessability Community
Recommendations Braille Institute
Apple Insider: Accessability in Mountain Lion
VoiceOver Keyboard Shortcuts
Closed Captions, Track element Standard
Free Resources (for ADEs or general):
Showbie – Free Lifetime Premium Account
Apps for presentations
iBooks Author Guides for Schools
classwidgets.com/ – widgets for iBooks
ibooksgenerator.com/ –embed videos and maps
Open University on iTunesU
Legally reusable Media – Collection by John Shoemaker
Setting up Mac OS Server
Some new definitions and interesting quotes:
We require our teachers not to teach, but to mentor (Peter Scott, Open University)
Data has to belong to the learner (Peter Scott, Open University)
It’s not what you DO, but how you DESIGN it (Peter Scott, Open University)
A good communicator is falling in lover everyday (Bill Frakes)
Don’t show the tools – show the magic (Aline)
Learning how to fall ofd the bike is just as important as learning how to ride it (?)
Technology should be like oxygen – ubiquitous and invisible (?)
If you’re teaching the way you were 10 years ago, you’re guilty of educational malpractice.-J Rickabaugh
Omigraffle – for Layout and Infographics (rather expensive, but impressive)
Apps for your Primary Classroom
Initial iPad Setup
Photostreams and Collages
Reflections on the ADE Institute
And of course a passport full of stickers,
stamps and souvenirs, a T-Shirt and a Rain-Jacket!
Should you have any Links, Resources, Pitch Videos etc.
that I have missed, please past them into a comment,
and I will add them accordingly. Thanks!