Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that you may use and re-use for free! These resources are created by individuals or organizations who choose to retain few or no ownership rights so that you can download or share resources with others. Some OERs can also be edited or re-mixed, depending on the…
Storyspheres is a new platform which takes an interactive, photosphere (a 360 degree image as captured on a Google Nexus or using DSLR) and adds audio which pans as you navigate around a scene. It showcases the power, benefits and magic of a feature that is in every camera on every Android phone.
The next time you need to evaluate what students have learned about a subject, ask them to create an infographic. When students take the information they have learned and compile it into a visual format, it demonstrates mastery of the content. Infographics stimulate visual learning. Encouraging students to create and share their infographics in the classroom takes their learning to the next level. Teachers need to provide students with infographic creation tools that provide students with a way to create infographics easily, to allow them to focus on the content rather than mastering a new technology.
When evaluating infographic tools teachers should look for tools that are easy to use but are also rich with functionality. These tools should also make it easy to print and share the infographics that students create. Infographic tools that allow students to compile their data into visually interesting charts and graphs are also a plus. Here are a few tools that we have evaluated that offer these important features.
The New York Public Library just released a treasure trove of digitized public domain images, everything from epic poetry from the 11th century to photographs of used car lots in Columbus, Ohio from the 1930s. Over 180,000 manuscripts, maps, photographs, sheet music, lithographs, postcards, and other images were released online Wednesday in incredibly high resolution, and are available to download using the library's user-friendly visualization tool. It's a nostalgist's dream come true.
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The consumer experience has changed drastically in just the last 10 years. Long gone are the days when customer service interactions happened face-to-face, as consumers increasingly prefer the convenience and automation of mobile experiences. This rise in on-demand services has created a new consumer who expects personalization: a timely experience catered to their unique preferences and interests.
"We’ve done tips in the past for teaching with tablets. This one is similar, so there is some overlap, but this has more to do with apps specifically. Below are 25 tips for teaching with apps. Let us know in the comments what we missed."
ViewedIt est un outil formidable qui permet de faire des vidéos de ce qu’il se passe sur l’écran de votre ordinateur. Un outil idéal pour la classe inversée que ce soit pour réaliser des tutoriels ou enregistrer des cours en ligne en vidéo simplement.
Student design projects come alive in any classroom environment with the right kind of tools. Seeing creativity and understanding blossom is the pride of every teacher. Kids love to show creative prowess in projects with real-world applications. To do this they need awesome digital tools to explore and work with. Here are 8 great projects for middle-school students to test their design mojo. Along with them are the perfect online tools.
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