ARI Tech Tip: Using TweetDeck for Twitter Chats

Twitter Chats have proven a useful tool for sharing and collaboration, especially within the education community. TweetDeck is a web based tool that can help make Twitter chats a little more user friendly and a whole lot more fun. Click below to learn more. TweetDeck for Twitter Chats Say that 5 times really fast… Twitter …

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KVEC Calendar May – August 2016

Wondering how a KVEC event you missed turned out? Follow our Twitter for live KVEC updates!  Tweets by @KVEC_ARI May 11: Innovation Coordinator meeting in Hazard 14:  Super STEM Saturday at Leslie Co. High School, 10 a – 2 p, contact @katslone 20: Apple WiFi update training with Todd Wellman @ Hazard KVEC offices. Contact Andrew Castle @acastle …

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ARI Tech Tip: Using Apple’s Preview App to shrink images

Once upon a time when you captured a digital image you really didn’t have to worry about file size. Unless you had a very high end camera, the average photo file size just wasn’t large enough to be a problem. But today even our phone cameras can produce images in the 5 – 8 MB …

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ARI Tech Tip: Get That Screen Shot (or recording…)

  Sometimes when creating a digital document, you need to capture an element on the screen. It may be a logo, a header, a photo, video, or even text that you just can’t find a way to copy just right. Whether on your computer or mobile device, there are quick ways to get the job …

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5 Reasons You Must Read Ditch That Textbook by Matt Miller

“Ditch That Textbook: Free Your Teaching and Revolutionize Your Classroom” by Matt Miller is a fantastic resource for teachers who want to learn more about blending things up in their class. Kasey Bell lists 5 reasons this book is a must read on her blog, Shake Up Learning. take a look. 5 Reasons You Must Read …

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The 4 Essential Elements of any successful one-to-one program

Many of our districts are either planning or implementing a one-to-one program. This article from eSchool News describes four essential ideas critical to the success of your one-to-one program. eSchoool News – Four Essential Elements of any sucessful one-to-one program.

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SAMR Model

SAMR is a model that can be used to evaluate and incorporate instructional technology tools into the classroom. [real3dflipbook id=”3″] Think of it as a rubric for classroom tech tools and their use. Take a look at the following graphic and think about where some tools you currently use may fall.  Are you using technology to enhance, or transform? SAMR …

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Twitter Much?

Wondering how you might easily connect to other educators, resources, best practices, and big ideas? KVEC’s #AppLeaderLab hosts Twitter chats to connect innovative educators in our region to each other and all new worlds of learning and leadership. Their next twitter chat is Jan. 20 at 8 pm, focused on Coaching & Feedback. Check out this cheat sheet for more …

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Promising Practices February 2016

Here are 10 tech-savvy highlights: Digital storytelling: Engaging students with their community LEAP into Kindergarten: ‘Learning through motion’ gaming Blended Learning Library: Building digital literacy GeoSafari Math Learning Centers: For MAP & STAR scores Blended Learning & Flipped Classroom with the Holler Buzz about Learning: BeeBot reading & math problem-solving Voice recording to improve world …

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February & March Tech Calendar

Important ARI tech dates through February and March 2016

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