3 Tips for Using YouTube Videos in Your Classroom was one of the most popular posts of the week on FreeTech4Teachers.com. Those tips are all well and good if you can access YouTube in your classroom. If you cannot access YouTube in your classroom then you will want to consult my list of more than 40 alternatives to YouTube. Over the years I've updated the list as new sites emerged and old ones shut down. The list includes a search engine for videos that are not on YouTube.
AIRTAME goes back to high school to show how educators can use our wireless HDMI solution in the classroom.
This is really an intriguing device! Like Chromecast or Amazon Fire for the classroom but where you send your laptop or device to the LCD projector or TV! REQUIRES OS 10.8 or above - my school runs 10.7 but I'm still really curious about this!
Will let you know if I get one and how it works! What do you think?
Would this be good for your classroom or school library?
Whether you’re the parent of a child with a reading disability or an educator that works with learning disabled students on a daily basis, you’re undoubtedly always looking for new tools to help these bright young kids meet their potential and work through their disability. While there are numerous technologies out there that can help, perhaps one of the richest is the iPad, which offers dozens of applications designed to meet the needs of learning disabled kids and beginning readers alike.
Here, we highlight just a few of the amazing apps out there that can help students with a reading disability improve their skills not only in reading, writing, and spelling, but also get a boost in confidence and learn to see school as a fun, engaging activity, not a struggle.
"Take a look around a network printer in most learning providers and you'll find a pile of discarded paper. That discarded paper is often the result of someone printing way more than they needed to. Learning providers need to teach their staff and learners about conserving paper when they print. The easiest way to save paper is to simply make sure that users are only printing what they need.
PrintWhatYouLike lets them print the parts of any web page they want, while skipping ads and other junk.
Add the PrintWhatYouLike Bookmarklet to a browser - it's also available as a Chrome extension.
Use PrintWhatYouLike and Save Ink & Paper When You Print"
If you have ever wanted to convert a movie into an animated GIF, you likely have found a variety of lower quality apps or web based solutions. You can skip those though, because Mac users have an excellent option for creating animated GIFs from a video called GifBrewery. Gif Brewery is a full featured GIF creation suite, able to create animated GIFs from just about anything, whether it’s converting an existing video file like we’ll show you here, using a series of images, or even capturing video or an iOS device screen. This really is a great app for gif production, so let’s walk through how to use Gif Brewery to create an animated GIF using a video file as a source.
The Tunity app allows users to listen to muted TVs through their iPhones with or without headphones. Users will find a number of uses for the app but I can en...
Super cool! Imagine you're in an airport lounge, doctor's office, or sports bar and the TV you want to watch is muted - turn your phone on the side and sync it to the TV - automatically the sound of the TV comes out of your phone! Add headphones and listen to your heart's content!
OR...turn on your Jambox or Bluetooth speaker and Voila!
My child just submitted a drawing for the IKEA FAMILY Soft Toy Drawing Contest, for a chance to have their drawing turned into an actual stuffed animal to be sold in IKEA stores around the world! You should have your kid do it too!
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
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Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.