Cutting-Edge Tech Tools

Which new tech tools show the greatest potential to enrich teaching and learning in 2007?

Six Ed-Tech Trends to Watch in 2007

http://learningismessy.com/blog/?p=171

The Learning is Messy blog presents a summary of eSchool News editor Gregg W. Downey’s six educational technology trends to watch in 2007. Click to view Downey ’s entire article (requires free registration) http://www.eschoolnews.org/news/showStoryts.cfm?ArticleID=6781.

Cutting Edge Tools for School Leaders (pdf file)

http://www.techlearning.com/techlearning/pdf/events/techforum/sd06/David_cooltools.pdf

David Jakes describes the five tech tools which have changed the nature of Web publishing. See also Jakes’ Using Flickr in the Classroom (pdf file) http://www.jakesonline.org/flickrinclassroom.pdf which explains how Flickr provides an excellent way to enhance visual literacy skills.

“New Toy” Heaven in 2007

http://www.techlearning.com/blog/2007/01/new_toy_heaven_in_2007.php

Vicki Davis provides descriptions and links to eight new and inexpensive software tools and gadgets which every educator should explore!

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