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Technology and Learning Colleagues,

Leecy Wise and Ed Latham have been discussing a digital tool to which Leecy has called our attention, WolframAlpha. Please join in that conversation!

Sharing results of the Formative Assessment Tools Micro Group

Hello everyone,

I'm pleased to be able to share the results of the group that worked on trying out formative assessment online tools with their students during the months of January - April.  Below you will find the breakdown of the tools reviewed, along with the link to the spreadsheet that contains the reviews; I've also included a TinyURL for the spreadsheet for your convenience. 

I would very much like to see some discussion based on these tools and their reviews:

12/10 Webinar Online Formative Assessment Tools

Hello friends, It's not too late to join us on Thursday 12/10/15 at 3:00 Eastern to learn about some innovative online tools we can use for teaching and learning. This special event will be presented by LINCS Region 1 at World Education's EdTech Center. For more information, and to register click here.

Open Education Resources:digital teaching and learning materials


Open Education Resources (OER) are digital teaching and learning materials of a variety of types.  Many OERs for STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) instruction are appropriate for adult learners as they work on educational and career goals. 

Bamboo DiRT (Digital Research Tools)

Hi All,

I'd like to share info about a community driven, online registry of helpful digital research tools: Bamboo DiRT (Digital Research Tools). You can find research tools to help you share or vizualize data, edit images, or ones designed for iPads. It’s geared towards scholars; however, anyone interested in locating a variety of online research tools (both free and fee) should find this useful.

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