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Sunday, April 6

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Monday, November 19

  1. page Photos edited ... Pixlr: An online image editor similar to Photoshop. {Pixlr_Screenshot.jpg} Pixlr allows user…
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    Pixlr: An online image editor similar to Photoshop. {Pixlr_Screenshot.jpg}
    Pixlr allows users to edit and save using an image editor similar to Photoshop and save the edited images to an online library or to your desktop.
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    Photoshop
    Express Editor:
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    Photoshop Express Editor is a very simple, user-friendly editor that can be accessed online with no registration necessary. Upload photos, edit them by adding filters or goofy clip art, and download the edited version to your computer.
    GIMP: Edit, Manipulate, and Retouch Images
    GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It can be used as a simple paint program, an expert quality photo retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, an image format converter and more.

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    Picnik.com - An online photo editor (will be closed and transferred to Google plus in April 2012) - Recommended by a Uni student.
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    Prezi: A creative alternative to PowerPoint (second example below is a neat history of bass players).
    An alternative to PowerPoint, Prezi is a presentation tool that allows you to layout text and pictures and zoom in on different sections. Students and teachers can register with education accounts and create private Prezi presentations. User registration requires new users under the age of 18 to have parental permission to use the tool.
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    Prezis can be created in multiple languages.
    There is an option to download Prezis to a desktop.
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    Audio Sampling, Editing and Sharing
    Myna: Make a podcast or mix a music track.
    Myna
    Audacity: Record and edit sounds
    Audacity
    is a versatile onlinemultilingual audio editing tool that allows userseditor and recorder. You can use Audacity to edit, upload, record,record live audio; convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs; edit Ogg Vorbis, MP3, WAV or AIFF sound files; cut, copy, splice or mix musicsounds together; and change the speed or voice recordings. Myna is similar to Audacity but requires no download. The Terms of Use specify that users under the age of 18 should have consentpitch of a parent to use the tool and users under the age of 13 should be supervised.recording.
    ccMixter: Find creative commons music or sound samples.
    ccMixter is a community of composers and djs who share music clips and digital music compositions. Find creative commons music and music clips or share digital music creations.
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Thursday, August 16

  1. page Uni Multigenre edited ... More notes from the laptop institute 2012 from Beth Westfall {Time and Task Management.docx} …
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    More notes from the laptop institute 2012 from Beth Westfall
    {Time and Task Management.docx} {The Classroom in the Clouds.docx} {Thriving in year 1.docx} {science resources.docx} {Organizing Your Students.docx} {Meaningful HW.docx} {Introduction to Systems Thinking.docx} {Games for Change.docx} {Formative Assesment with Technology.docx} {Brain and Education Science.docx}
    Here is a brief bibliography, not in any correct format, of articles dealing with the current research of the use of 1:1 computers on learning.
    Effects on Teachers
    Dwyer, D. C., Ringstaff, C., & Sandholtz, J. H. (1991). Changes in teachers' beliefs and practices in technology- rich classrooms. Educational Leadership, 48(8), 45-52.
    Windschitl, M., & Sahl, K. (2002).Tracing teachers' use of technology in a laptop computer school:The interplay of teacher beliefs, social dynamics, and institutional culture. American Educational Research Journal, 39(1), 165-205.
    Burns, K., & Polman, J. (2006).The impact of ubiquitous computing in the Internet age: How middle school teachers integrated wireless laptops in the initial stages of implementation. Journal ofTechnology andTeacher Education, 14(2), 363-385.
    Garthwait, A., & Weller, H. G. (2005).A year in the life:Two seventh grade teachers implement one-to-one computing. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 37(4), 361-377.
    Silvernail, D., & Lane, D. (2004). The Impact of Maine's one-to- one laptop program on middle school teachers and students: Phase one summary evidence. Maine Education Policy Research Institute. Retrieved from http://www.bryan.k12.oh.us/Form s/MLTIPhaseOne.pdf.
    Swan, K., Kratcoski,A., Mazzer, P., & Schenker, J. (2005). Bringing Mohamed to the mountain: Situated professional development in a ubiquitous computing classroom. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 32(4), 353-365.
    Changes in the Classroom Environment
    Rockman et al. (1998). Powerful tools for schooling: Second year study of the laptop program. A project for Anytime Anywhere Learning by Microsoft Corporation & Notebooks for Schools by Toshiba American Information Systems. Project Report. San Francisco, CA.
    Russell, M., Bebell, D., & Higgins, J. (2004).Laptop learning:A comparison of teaching and learning in upper elementary classrooms equipped with shared carts of laptops and permanent 1:1 laptops. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 30(4), 313-330.
    Dunleavy, M., Dexter, S., & Heinecke,W. F. (2007).What added value does a 1:1 student to laptop ratio bring to technology-supported teaching and learning? Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 23(5), 440-452.
    Swan, K.,Van 'T Hooft, M., Kratcoski,A., & Schenker, J. (2007). Ubiquitous computing and changing pedagogical possibilities: Representations, conceptualizations and uses of knowledge. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 36(4), 481-515.
    Rockman, S. (2007). It's my laptop. Threshold, 4(4), 21- 25.
    Windschitl, M., & Sahl, K. (2002).Tracing teachers' use of technology in a laptop computer school: The interplay of teacher beliefs, social dynamics, and institutional culture. American Educational Research Journal, 39(1), 165- 205.
    Impact on Student Learning
    Mitchell Institute. (2004). One-to-one laptops in a high school environment: Piscataquis Community High School study final report. Portland, ME: Mitchell Institute. Retrieved November 24, 2007 from http://www.mitchellinstitute.org/Gates/p df/One-to-One_Laptops_Report.pdf.
    Silvernail, D., & Lane, D. (2004).The Impact of Maine's one-to-one laptop program on middle school teachers and students: Phase one summary evidence. Maine Education Policy Research Institute. Retrieved from http://www.bryan.k12.oh.us/Forms/MLTI PhaseOne.pdf.
    Bebell, D. (2005).Technology promoting student excellence:An investigation of the first year of 1:1 computing in New Hampshire middle schools. Boston, MA:Technology and Assessment Study Collaborative, Boston College.
    Russell, M., Bebell, D., & Higgins, J. (2004). Laptop learning:A comparison of teaching and learning in upper elementary classrooms equipped with shared carts of laptops and permanent 1:1 laptops. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 30(4), 313- 330.
    Key Literature
    Penuel,W. (2006). Implementation and effects of one-to-one computing initiatives:A research synthesis. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 38(3), 329.
    Rockman, et al. (1997). Report of a laptop program pilot:A project for anytime anywhere learning by Microsoft Corporation, notebooks for schools by Toshiba America Information Systems. Rockman et al: San Francisco, CA
    Rockman, et al. (2000).A more complex picture: Laptops use and impact in the context of changing home and school access. San Francisco, CA: Rockman et al.
    Warschauer, M. (2006). Laptops and literacy: Learning in the wireless classroom. New York:Teachers College Press
    Wenglinsky, H. (2006).Technology and achievement:The bottom line. Educational Leadership, 63(4), 29-32.
    Zucker, A. (2004). Developing a research agenda for ubiquitous computing in schools. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 30(4), 371-386.
    WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR YOU?
    Academic Student Learning Outcomes
    Deeper understanding of content
    Wider breadth of content knowledge
    Integration of content areas
    Greater relevancy of learning
    Improved capacity for learning
    Increased ability to process information
    Teacher centric
    Creative vs. Consumptive learning
    Non-Academic Student Learning Outcomes
    Technology proficiency
    Attainment of Internet safety skills
    Communication media aptitude
    Improved communication quality
    Community development
    Responsibility

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Wednesday, August 15

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Tuesday, July 31

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    {LLI M1 Skills-Based Learning at MKA.doc} {LLI M2 From research to Remix MKA.doc} {LLI M3 Feedback Assessment MKA.doc} {LLI M4 Time and Task Mgmt MKA.docx}
    {LLI T1 Creating Multimedia Content ElHelfant.doc} {LLI T4 Grading Thoughts EHelfant.doc} {LLI T2 CollaborativeTools&Projects LizDavis.docx}
    More notes from the laptop institute 2012 from Beth Westfall
    {Time and Task Management.docx} {The Classroom in the Clouds.docx} {Thriving in year 1.docx} {science resources.docx} {Organizing Your Students.docx} {Meaningful HW.docx} {Introduction to Systems Thinking.docx} {Games for Change.docx} {Formative Assesment with Technology.docx} {Brain and Education Science.docx}

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