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Rescooped by Charli Wiggill from Geography Education!

Daylight Saving Time Explained

Via Seth Dixon
Charli Wiggill's insight:

@Jackie Barnard - any use for your geographers?

Seth Dixon's curator insight, November 1, 2015 7:00 PM

If you haven't discovered CGP Grey yet, his YouTube channel is a veritable fountain of geographic tidbits.  Day Light Savings (whether you agree with it or not) has to do with fundamental Earth-Sun relationships and have some corresponding spatial patterns of who does or does not follow it.  The tag below links to my archive of his many geographically related videos.   

Tags: CGP Grey.

Rescooped by Charli Wiggill from Digital Presentations in Education!

Zaption - Making Video Interactive

Zaption - Making Video Interactive | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers |

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.

Via Baiba Svenca
Charli Wiggill's insight:

An interactive video tool. Don't just sit back and relax while watching, rather take on a more active role...

Bettina Ascaino's curator insight, September 9, 2013 12:05 PM

The teacher can add questions, quizzes, text, polls to the video and involve students in interactive learning experience.

You get a free 30-days trial period to explore the tool.

Marisa Conde's curator insight, September 15, 2013 1:50 PM


Mary Starry's curator insight, September 17, 2013 10:08 PM

Allows you to take a YouTube or other video and create an interactive lesson from it. Free for one month, but then over $600 a year if you want to use with up to 200 students.