Key Topics:

Unique capabilities..............

Learning apps............

Web-based Simulations..............

Rating interactive tools


Technology possesses UNIQUE capabilities for compelling learning.







2. What apps do you use?

Educational uses of twitter and other apps: Bob, Amanda, Jennie

Opener: listing what apps students are using;

who uses Twitter and for what?
Activity: using smart phones and iPads, people preview apps for teaching:
Closer:

http://www.apple.com/ipad/videos/#play-guided-tours-ads


3. Using technology for compelling learning in every curriculum!
Activity:

Edheads: Activate Your Mind

Stem Cell Replacement

http://www.edheads.org/activities/stem2/index.shtml

Virtual Hip Replacement

http://www.edheads.org/activities/hip/index.shtml
Privacy Playground: The First Adventure of the Three CyberPigs

http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/games/privacy_playground/index.cfm
Allies and Aliens

http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/games/allies_aliens/index.cfm
Nobel Prize Related Games

http://www.nobelprize.org/educational/chemistry/conductive_polymers/game/index.html
http://www.nobelprize.org/educational/medicine/immuneresponses/
icivics

http://www.icivics.org/
Stop Disasters Environmental Simulator

http://www.stopdisastersgame.org/en/home.html




game_icon.svg.pngWeb-based Simulations and Serious Games for Learning

For reviews of games, see the website, Playing History
See teacher Jeremiah McCall's blog for background on using simulation games in history classrooms