Robin Good: Here is a handy short guide to nine free infographic creation tools that can be utilized to create enticing visuals, word charts and data-based infographics without having special technical skills.
Google unveils its Project Loon Wi-Fi balloons - in pictures The Guardian Google is releasing 30 hi-tech balloons in a trial of technology designed to bring the internet to places where people are not yet connected.
The Guardian Effective social media analytics The Guardian Six months ago, your company launched a new product. Last month, your sales dipped. Why? And how interested are people in your competitor's new product?
Words can take your photos further. Typic is a simple and beautiful tool to write captions on your photos and turn them into great design pieces. Have fun creating cool images to share with your friends.
Different from other presentation apps, 30hands Mobile focuses on the power of storytelling. Like pages in a book, photos or images are dragged around the desktop into the order of the story. Next, the teacher or student records audio over each image. Finally, the story or presentation can be published to the device’s photo area or uploaded to a 30hands collaborative learning site.
Download Free PowerPoint Templates and backgrounds for your presentations. This is a free collection of themes for Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 and 2010 that you can download to make better presentations with unique styles and effects.
Here’s a list of blogs that feed my teaching soul, hunger for knowledge, and need for deeper insights into teaching, learning and writing. There are so many wonderful blogs that it’s impossible to list them all here, so I’m listing the ones that have been most relevant to my own professional development. As such, they should be relevant to any teacher who wants to turn online teaching and/or publishing into a fully-fledged career.
123ContactForm may not sound like the kind of tool that would be of interest to educators, but as I discovered when they asked me to review their online form creation tool, they offer quite a range of features that can solve many of the problems we have as 21st century teachers.
A new survey of colleges across Scotland shows that social media, and particularly YouTube, has firmly entered the learning environment as teaching and learning tools, with their use growing significantly year on year.
In fact, one of the many fascinations of the 21st century is the arrival of computer - mediated communication (CMC). Several research studies support that CMC, in its synchronous manifestation, facilitates the acquisition of oral competence.