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By Patrick Butler - Thu, Mar 13, 2014
At the beginning of the school year, my daughter’s first grade teacher asked her to bring in her favorite book.  She chose Mo Willems’ Are You Ready to Play Outside?  (It’s a fantastic book if you ever get the chance.  In fact, I highly recommend anything by Mo Willems.)  Later that fall, I attended an open house at her school.  At one point, my daughter’s teacher handed me her iPad and had me hold it up in front of my daughter’s copy of Are You Ready to Play Outside?...
By Kara Young - Fri, Oct 25, 2013
It's a known fact that when you're having more fun making your presentations, they are more fun to view (right?). Powerpoint and Keynote are powerful tools, but may not be ideal for all situations (and they're costly). Fortunately, there are numerous alternatives available to inspire your next presentation. Here are a few that I've been using lately:Google Slides Available via Google Drive or from the Chrome Web Store. For simplicity and speed, nothing beats this basic slideshow app. This is...
By Susanna Leers - Thu, Oct 17, 2013
The Law School Ed Tech Blog has started up again with two new posts. The blog focuses on educational technology issues in law schools. Contributors include educational technologists and librarians from law schools around the country.In the most recent post, Aaron Dewald discusses "Improving Presentations (or videos, or other multimedia) with Learning Science." The post covers learning science theory and provides practical suggestions.  In the second post, Debbie Ginsberg provides an...