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Today’s teens are constantly surrounded by visually stimulating, interactive content. Television, portable digital content, and websites all seem to reach out to their young audiences with eye-catching material. So it’s no surprise that today’s learners expect to be encountered the same way in the classroom, which is why Brainpop’s education strategy is a good one to mention.
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In the past we have covered several resources on student blogging such as guides for teachers and blogging platforms. It’s truly something that we, here at TTB, feel is one of the next giant leaps in education. The ability to provide students with a global audience for their creative and analytical thoughts can provide an impact that is extremely hard to accomplish within the four walls of any school building. With that in mind, it was exciting to sit down with E-Pals’ Rita Oates, their Vice President of Education.
Those familiar with Blackboard know that it is an E-Learning Course Management solution for managing all aspects of online courses including:
The service is backed with an exceptional level of customer service. Something which is not found with most free online course management solutions. With the latest update it even includes tools to prevent plagiarism, and a feature for bookmarking and sharing content in a del.icio.us fashion.
More detailed information on the features of Blackboard can be found in their product brochure here.
What Blackboard clients might not have yet realized …
I’ll be the first to admit that I was curious about Jeff’s role as Keynote speaker for FETC. Where would the connection between the "wild" and the "digital" happen? How? After sitting through a Q&A session and hearing his keynote address, the answer is a combination of passionate storytelling and the Discovery Network’s phenomenal ability to capture it.
Few people can do any sort of presenting for a sustained amount of time without visuals. Doing such a task demands painting vivid pictures strategically with every word you utter. Which Jeff …
Wednesday Exhibit Highlights:
Tabula Digita: Dimension M – Interactive learning of Algebra and Pre-Algebra through a multi-player, “Halo-like” game.
Hit up the Read More link to find out more about each of the highlights.
Its Tuesday, the conference starts tomorrow, and we’re excited to bring you what FETC has to offer. But it looks like our flight will be a little on the delayed side. Just an hour or so. Hopefully.
It was a late arrival, but one redirect and some turbulence later and I am here in Orlando.
Registration Q&A with Discovery’s Jeff Corwin Opening Session Exhibits Part 1
Check back, as I’ll be posting content throughout each day, and no more …