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Easy Sketch Pro is a very easy to use doodling or screencasting application. It's advertised as a marketing tool but is Ideal for educators and learning professionals. Price through this link is $35 (Yes, for the app that you download. No need for additional add-ons unless you want them).
Have you seen Will It Blend? It's a crazy series of videos by Blendtec, a small blender manufacturer. The series has been seen by millions of people. My favorite is Will It Blend? – iPhone. If you haven't seen it...
Additional tips on creating your own educational videos.
"I just learned from Tony Vincent that Math Tools iPad app is now free for a limited time. It used to cost $4.99. Math Tools is a great Math app that is designed specifically to cater to the math needs of kids and preschoolers. Math Tools comprises a collection of familiar math learning tools that allow young learners to:
Learn to count Practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and times tables Develop an understanding of number ideas and number values Create number bonds Learn to use and practice multibase and number bond theories Challenge themselves through setting numbers and operations to create complex equations"
80 Ways to Use Google Forms to Support Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on EDUCACIÓN 3.0 - EDUCATION 3.0 curated by Javier Sánchez Bolado (80 Ways to Use Google Forms to Support Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile ...
We have an early look at some of the interesting data coming out of a larger report on teacher attitudes around the use of games in the classroom. The numbers hint at wider use of games in the classroom and indicate teachers see the real benefit of games in helping low-performing students.
Like its devotees, gaming has come a long way. And more than ever before, we understand that different students learn in different ways. Providing a multi-layered approach is essential for ensuring that everyone is learning.
"Technology influences education. It’s a bit late to discuss how social media and technology may reshape learning and schools. The train has already departed and so we can observe some changes taking place. There are plenty of ways to go about it–social learning networks currently offer first class tickets to the “next-gen” learning."
The future of workplace learning WA today The 70:20:10 learning model has gained significant momentum internationally, where 70 per cent is informal, on the job, experience-based learning, 20 per cent is applied through coaching and mentoring and...
Just a few short years ago, the world of digital scholarly texts was in its primordial stages, and it is still the case that most online editions are simply basic HTML or scanned images from more or less arbitrarily chosen print editions.