Archive for December, 2011

QikPad – Free and Easy Co-Authoring

This tool is just too cool not to blog about. It has all the things I like about instructional technology: free, easy, no accounts required, collaborative, sharable, save-able, embeddable, and has almost no learning curve.

ESC 13 Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-12-09

Here is an interesting resource from NASA titled "Climate Change: How do we know?" http://t.co/5pLObsxl # Siemens We Can Change The World Challenge http://t.co/DwJeqw43 # Powered by Twitter Tools

ESC 13 Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-11-25

TechLearning: iPads, iPod Touches, and iPhones as Assistive Technology in Education http://t.co/9ddYuSIM # TechLearning: Getting to Know a Digital Textbook http://t.co/ajiNMQOf # Powered by Twitter Tools

ESC 13 Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-12-02

SXSWedu is March 6-8, 2012 in Austin, Texas. Great tech integration examples will be shared. http://t.co/YtwlZs1X # TEA November Ed Tech Newsletter is out: http://t.co/TTlm4BCq # New Free Digital Media Services from PBS Learning Media. http://t.co/rkAV…

QikPad – Free and Easy Co-Authoring

This tool is just too cool not to blog about. It has all the things I like about instructional technology: free, easy, no accounts required, collaborative, sharable, save-able, embeddable, and has almost no learning curve.

Changes to the Epsilen User Interface

  Changes to the Epsilen User Interface Hello everyone.  If you have not already noticed, there have been some significant changes to the interface (buttons, knobs and switches) in Project Share/Epsilen.  It appears at first that there are fewer opt…

QikPad – Free and Easy Co-Authoring

This tool is just too cool not to blog about. It has all the things I like about instructional technology: free, easy, no accounts required, collaborative, sharable, save-able, embeddable, and has almost no learning curve.

A Glimpse into the World of Deaf Education 1969-12-31 19:00:00

UT Dallas Callier Center for Communication Disorders and Pediatric Aural Habilitation Training Project are offering a free, one-day workshop on January 13, 2012, called The CARE Project.  This workshop is centered around counseling individuals who hav…

What Does Progress Monitoring Really Look Like?

We are almost at the halfway point in the year and you have groups all over your classroom and so does everyone else in the school.  The questions start to echo off the walls: Is Mary in the right group?  Are they progressing fast enough to close the…

Concise and Precise: Important Tips for STAAR Writing

What do Maurice Sendak, Ernest Hemingway and William Faulkner have in common? None of them made their point in 26 lines. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be done. And that’s what Texas students will be expected to do on STAAR.  We can, as Sendak s…