Students and educators have a wealth of learning and productivity tools available to them online. Google offers some of the highest-quality resources on the web to meet all your study and teaching needs, and all you need to access them is an internet connection.
"This past week I taught a few classes on infographics and decided to update the page by adding a section called "Teaching With Infographics". It is important for your students to make sure that they evaluate any infographics they are using, by making sure the author/creator has cited their references. Misinformation on the web exists. Have students read these tips to make a better infographic."
Google Hangouts are a great way of creating unique and original content for your blog. They have the added bonus of being live so your followers can engage and interact with you whilst you’re on air. They are good at boosting your SEO rankings on Google too ...
Google docs allows teachers or anyone to create forms for quizes, polls and tests quickly and easily. The results of the tests are stored in an Google Spreadsheet that can be programmed to quickly calculate your test results.
It's no secret that images are increasingly important for social media success. It wasn't long ago that Twitter added inline image previews to its official apps, and it's including even more image focus in the latest redesign....
"Demonstrates how to start a Hangout and invite 9 others even those NOT in your Circles. A great workflow for educators using Hangouts. Note: This video does not demonstrate Hangouts on Air (just regular Hangouts ... no recording or public viewing).
"This tutorial was created with Movenote (a free, easy to use tool!)."
As iPads proliferate in schools around the world, and students as well as teachers create more and more content, questions about what to do with all of those learning objects have arisen.
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There is a time when only Power Point was used for creating presentations and slides. But now there are so many advanced sites and wonderful Apps are easily available in the internet. If you are planning to create an eye-catching and outstanding presentation then have a look at this collection. In this collection you will find 40+ superb sites and Apps that surely help you to creating your masterpiece and most important is they all are easy to use.
Every day people share the stories of their lives through images and short video clips on Instagram. We heart them and comment on them. Instagram is the social network for us to visually share what is important to us and many of our students and their parents visit Instagram daily. We can use this popular free mobile app and social network to engage our students and get them to connect with our subject matter. WithInstagram you can have unlimited image and video uploads, edit and filter images and videos, create 15 second videos, and also use it with your Android or IOS devices. You can tag others, use hashtags, geotag your uploads, and post to other social networks. Your students can also turn in images to you via direct upload. Find out more in my recorded webinar and the slide presentation below. I have also listed resources to help you teach withInstagram. Remember, your students need to be 13 years-old and up to have an account.