Jabberites is a website thatcontextualizesnews items and provides curriculum connections for learners and educators. The tool used is called Concept casting, students and educators canconceptcastto the world, privately and to each other. There isrumorthey will add a learning platform as well.
“Unite for Literacy is a social enterprise that provides digital access to picture books, narrated in immigrant and indigenous languages. They are for everyone, for free, forever. We know that literacy is at the core of a healthy community, and so we UNITE with partners to create Picture Book Abundance and enable all families to read with their young children.”
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The simplest way to capture and share student work. Students as young as five can make videos to tell stories, explain concepts, or document learning. 30+ lesson ideas supporting Common Core make it easy to get started!
Explain Everything is a whiteboard and screencasting app that makes creating interactive lessons a simple proposition. Its full-featured editing options and its import/export functions allow it to stand apart from the other competitors
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People make all sorts of visual notes. An army of sketchnoters is out there, and everyone has their own style when creating their sketchnotes. Some do amazing sketches and lavish letters. Some translate complicated concepts into easy-to-grasp diagrams. But for the sake of this article, let’s keep it simple.
Not only does project based learning motivate students because it is an authentic use of technology, it facilitates active learning, critical thinking, collaboration, and creativity. Projects begin with a driving question–an open-ended question that sets the stage for the project by creating interest and curiosity.
From the playroom to the classroom or homework desk, YoouKids brings the benefits of YouTube's selection of educational videos safely into the hands of tots and K12 youngsters, and helps grown ups refresh and sync them remotely to kids’ mobile devices, tablets, iPods, TVs