How to get better at learning names
Dave and I talk about the approaches we use to learn students' names.
Attendance2 iphone app on iTunes (iOS) There is an iPad app, in addition to the iPhone app, but they don't sync/connect with each other. It is best to choose the device that you'll have with you during each class session, to make the process of attendance tracking easier.
SoundEver app on iTunes – saves audio recordings into Evernote
Alone Together: Why We Expect More From Technology and Less From Each Other by Sherry Turkle (Bonni references this book, in relation to Dave's recommendation)
Visual thinking talk by Giulia Forsythe – her bio on Twitter is great: “I work at a university supporting teaching & lifelong learning. I think in pictures. Doodling helps me be a better listener, problem solver and communicator.”
Article: A learning secret: Don't take notes with a laptop from Scientific American Counter-point article: Study proves why we need digital literacy education
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