Augmented Reality – presentation slides and webinar recording now available

June 26th, 2014 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

On June 24, 2014, at 3 pm, Monika Jankowska-Pacyna delivered the Augmented Reality webinar to share what Augmented Reality (AR) is and and how it supplements the way we read within, learn about and interact with our real-world environment. During the session, Monika touched on: what Augmented Reality is how it is used the shift […]

OneDrive – presentation slides and webinar recording now available

May 21st, 2014 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

On May 20, 2014, at 3 pm, Monika Jankowska-Pacyna delivered the OneDrive – Microsoft’s cloud storage option webinar to share what OneDrive is and how it can be used to store files, photos, videos and more in the cloud. Originally known as SkyDrive, and similar in functionality to Dropbox or GoogleDrive, OneDrive allows users to […]

Pinterest – presentation slides and webinar recording now available

April 24th, 2014 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

On April 22, 2014, at 3 pm, Monika Jankowska-Pacyna delivered the Pinterest – a great place to find, share and manage images webinar to share what Pinterest is and how it can be used to teach students to find and manage images while developing their digital skills. During the session, Monika touched on: what Pinterest […]

E-Learning on the Goal Paths

March 26th, 2014 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

Our latest e-bulletin, titled E-Learning on the Goal Paths, is focused on activities that instructors and learners can use to find information about each of the goal paths, and to work on digital skills and building computer self-efficacy. We know, that finding resources from which instructors can build digital learning and practice activities in each […]

Manage your digital content: Evernote – presentation slides and video recording now available

March 19th, 2014 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

On March 18, 2014, at 3 pm, Monika Jankowska-Pacyna delivered the Manage your digital content: Evernote webinar, which explored Evernote, a program and an App designed for note-taking and archiving. During the session we: discussed what Evernote is and how it works explored notebooks reviewed the devices Evernote can be installed on looked at sharing […]

Use Apps in your literacy classroom – presentation slides and video recording now available

February 27th, 2014 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

On February 18, 2014, at 3 pm, Maria Moriarty delivered the Use Apps in your literacy classroom webinar and explored what makes tablets and Apps so popular and how Apps are used in adult literacy classrooms. During the session we: explored what an App is discussed accessibility features on iPads compared iPads and Androids shared […]

Evernote – keep anything you can imagine in one place

 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

evernoteEvernote is a suite of Apps and products that “make modern life manageable, by letting you easily collect and find everything that matters.” Think of it as a digital file cabinet that stores your notes, links, resources, recipes, and anything else you might want to keep or refer to in the future. It can also be great for daily journals or as a task or project management system, even for writing fiction.

It is accessible from any device – you can access Evernote via a browser or desktop software on your computer or via Apps on your smartphones or tablets. You can even install Evernote Web Clipper to make it easier to “save anything you see online – including text, links and images – into your Evernote account with a single click.”

Math Drills Lite App – Basic math skills in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

January 31st, 2014 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

math drillsMath Drills Lite App allows a single student to learn basic math skills in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. It is a free version of Math Drills, an iPad App available for $1.99 that allows up to 50 students to set up accounts and track their progress.

The App provides a variety of drills to help students learn math skills and includes tips and hints the students can review before providing their answer.

Dragon Dictation App – Voice to text application for tablets and smartphones

November 27th, 2013 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

dragon dictationDragon Dictation App is a free speech-recognition application that allows users to dictate text, emails, tweets, or stories and convert them to text that they can edit and share.

Powered by Dragon® NaturallySpeaking® which allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messages, Dragon Dictation can be up to five times faster than typing on a keyboard. The best part is that the written text can be shared via email or copied and pasted to other Apps such as Page or Google Drive.

Fantastic for students who are reluctant writers, need to practice their spelling or have learning needs, this App is becoming very popular in literacy classrooms that use tablets and smartphones.

Google Hangouts webinar – presentation slides and video recording now available

November 21st, 2013 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

On November 19, 2013, at 3 pm, Monika Jankowska-Pacyna delivered the Organize online meetings and broadcasts – Google Hangouts webinar to share how you can use Google Hangouts with your colleagues and students and how to broadcast your sessions on YouTube via Google Hangouts on Air. During the session we looked at: What is Google […]

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