CowboyRobot writes "The January edition of Science, Technology & Human Values published an article titled, Technological Change and Professional Control in the Professoriate, that details interviews with 42 faculty members at three...
Gone are the days when teachers would spend hours creating a single quiz. Technology has now facilitated the task making it very easy to generate quizzes very quickly and in different forms.The following are some of the best free tools available online that can help teachers create quizzes.
1. Popcorn Maker allows users to infuse Web content, video and pop-ups into an image, creating dynamic, interactive images. Check out this example.
2. GoAnimate helps teachers create tutorials by writing scripts for animated characters. Thisexample offers a lesson in counting.
3. Screenleap gives educators the ability to share a code with students so they can access a presentation on a teacher’s computer even if they are using a variety of devices in the classroom or at home.
4. Remind101 provides a means of communication with parents and students using text messages. After you register and create a class list, you’ll be able to send reminders to students from a program-generated number, and students and parents cannot text back.
5. InfuseLearning brings students into an interactive learning environment in which teachers can create quizzes to gauge students’ understanding in real time. Students can even respond to teacher prompts by drawing pictures. InfuseLearning also has a built-in language translator.
MyStudyBar is a tool which helps overcome problems that students commonly experience with studying, reading and writing. The tool consists of a set of portable open source and freeware applications, assembled into one convenient package. Easy to install, simple to use, handy and effective, MyStudyBar provides comprehensive learning support at the desktop, where it is needed. And if this is not already attractive enough, a further eye-catching feature of MyStudyBar is that it is completely FREE to download and free to use.
Students can tell their story in a digital manner the same as they would orally or on paper. Digital storytelling is simply applying one's creative ideas in a manner that allows him or her to add multimedia (video, images, and audio) to their voice.
Simply Speaking is a series of brief videos created by Teaching and Learning with Technology that explain technology topics in everyday language and with a little humor. They are modeled after the ...
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Great site for introducing the integration of technology into classrooms for educators. Teachers can watch the videos in their own time or in groups and discuss how they could be integrated within their various learning areas.
iPads are neat little devices that can pretty much do it all: play music, support interactive content, reshape how we think of textbooks, produce high-quality videos, and even take a step back and function as a good old-fashioned typewriter.
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