I always like to start my presentations with this quote because it does speak to the need for relevant tools in the classroom, between K and 12 but also into undergraduate and graduate studies.
Most of the tools we will look at have some kind of mobile capability, promote collaboration, and use the cloud. Some of the tools will exist between categories.
Emerging Educational Technologies April 7, 2011
“ Students, regardless of community demographics, socio-economic backgrounds, gender and grade, tell us year after year that the lack of sophisticated use of emerging technology tools in school is, in fact, holding back their education and in many ways, disengaging them from learning.” Speak Up 2009 National Findings
Create interactive flashcards with words, video, and images, access preexisting flashcards from other users, combine multiple sets of flashcards, print flashcards and terms, and create a group for collaborative studying and live chat.
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