My favorite tool was the iPad apps. I think the students will be eager to use some of the apps which hopefully will lead to better conversations inside and outside the classroom.
I appreciate the knowledge gained from going through the "11
Tools". Technology use tends to be an
"event" in my
classroom as opposed to a route for gaining an understanding of the
content. I am hoping with these new tools, the technology will become more integrated in the classroom.
An unexpected outcome has been seeing the ideas of others and how they are
implemented in the classroom. I have also come to realize that students will use smartphones to supplement the classroom technology. If I can direct them to use it as a learning tool they will be less likely to use it for other