Maya Eilam has posted an interesting Infographic showing story shapes within novels based on 'The Shapes of Stories' by Kurt Vonnegut. What a fabulous way for students to show the ups and downs of plots and characters.
Go Animate is a great video tool that allows its users to create awesome animations for free.If you are looking for a way to create a training video, an animated clip about a certain concept for your students, a demostration of a physical formula,...
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Storytelling continues to be a powerful tool in education. Storytelling from a teacher's point of view allows us an insight into the depth of understanding our student have around certain concepts and ideas. It also gives us a privileged view into the world of the kids in our care.
Storytelling is just as fantastic for students. Storytelling apps allow students a voice, a way of telling complex narratives and a way of illustrating their ability to weave multiple ideas into a single and coherent storyline.
Here are a couple of apps that students and teachers of all ages will love. People never seen to tire of Stop-motion movies.
The Framework presents a holistic view of 21st century teaching and learning that combines a discrete focus on 21st century student outcomes(a blending of specific skills, content knowledge, expertise and literacies) with innovative support systems to help students master the multi-dimensional abilities required of them in the 21st century.
Education, as with all aspects of culture, is greatly impacted by the forward progress of technology. Several blogs are maintained by well-known individuals in the field of education. These top 10 technology blogs address technological developments as these innovations relate to education. Many of the top 10 blogs are maintained by those who specialize in integrating technology with education. Most bloggers on the list are renown in the educational field and all offer great ideas and insights for teachers and others interested in using technology to enhance traditional educational methods.
We’re told almost daily that we need innovation; that it drives prosperity and economic growth and is the engine of job creation. We hear about these innovations all the time. But do we ever stop and wonder where the innovation comes from?