As an instructional technology facilitator my goal is to weave together digital tools to design engaging, interactive learning experiences that support all learners and encourage higher order thinking. Of course, ...
"As educators we believe that students with vision, hearing, physical, communication, and learning challenges have the same potential to learn as anyone else if the "mechanical" impediments to participation in the classroom are removed or lessened...We have attempted to collect many of the available apps and extensions which we believe could foster alternative forms of access for real learning to occur, with the ultimate hope of extending the definition as to who can be a learner in any particular setting."
The Planeta Imaginario Foundation has launched an enhanced version of iSEQUENCES. This educational app for children with Autism and Asperger's syndrome enables them to practice 100 different sequences about everyday situations.
Google Hangouts is one of the best platforms for video calls, conference meetings and even small scale webinars. But Google Hangouts is not just limited to video call functionality, as you can perform a wide range of tasks via Hangouts, including providing online support or presenting presentations. In this post we will show you how to present a PowerPoint presentation using Google Hangouts. You can also use the below mentioned method for presenting your ideas using other applications, be it via a PDF Presentation, Excel Spreadsheet or even a video (e.g. a video presentation).
Zaption, a San Francisco based tech startup, is revolutionizing online video for education. Teachers, trainers, and content publishers use Zaption’s intuitive web app to quickly add images, text, quizzes, and discussions to existing videos from YouTube, Vimeo and private video libraries. The result is an interactive learning tour that transforms video from a “lean back” experience to an engaging “lean forward” activity.
It's not all about the books The Economist (blog) By offering a wider range of services, spaces and facilities the idea is that larger multi-functional libraries are better suited to the needs of a diverse community of 21st century users, and able...
We love Google docs. In fact, the seamless collaboration in text documents and spreadsheets is one of the things that inspired us to build the same sort of collaboration into Coggle, right from the start, and the frustration of working collaboratively on text documents is partly why Coggles have the branching structure they do – which makes it much simpler to collaborate.
What should libraries be in the twenty-first century? What should twenty-first century librarians do? As our collection bases transition from print to hybrid print to digital collections, libraries face new challenges around budgets, ...
Ever since MS PowerPoint revolutionized corporate and marketing communication in the early part of the millennium, presenting ideas through attractive slideshows has become a mandatory component of any successful and engaging presentation.
Clipping Magic is a free web app for quickly and easily removing image backgrounds.
When using images for PowerPoint presentations, blog posts and other projects, one may require removing their background so that they may blend in with the colors of your presentation slide, blog or canvas. However, removing a background image isn’t easy and being a PRO at PhotoShop is not possible for everyone.
Perdido Middle School students receive MacBook Airs Atmore Advance “When teachers and students are engaged in inquiry-based learning, which is supported by the most current technology tools and applications, everyone will be equipped with the...
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