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This is a great free app for creating step by step instruction guides. It combines video, images and text. Also a great tool for learning how to do something new. The instruction guides can be viewed online or on mobile devices.
Here you will find an updated collection of ideas for using Google Docs with students. View the interactive glog to get a quick view of ideas or choose from a list of blog posts for more information about a specific learning task.
Want to create your own interactive eBook for the iPad? It's actually really simple using the iBooks Author program that Apple provides for free! Writing eBooks has so many awesome business applications and benefits.
In today's news, the State Educational Technology Directors Association has issued a new report urging states and schools to begin shifting from print to digital-based instruction—and it provides examples of how some states are making ...
Gardner argues that there are at least 6 kinds of intelligences : Intrapersonal, Interpersonal, Musical, Linguistic, Mathematico Logical, Visual Spacial. The underlying point is that intelligence is multifaceted, rich, complex and highly diverse.
Summary: Bob Fecho and Stephanie Jones, co-directors of the Red Clay Writing Project, offer their inquiry- and research-focused analysis of New Dorp High School's recent successes in this response to Peg Tyre's "The ...
How to Write a Paragraph, by Classroom Complete, is another smash success on the iPad! We recently reviewed, How to Write an Essay and have been using it ever since in our classrooms with a wide cross-section of students. We have found it to be an incredible tool, the simple interactivity helps students get past writer’s block and get excited about writing.
This is a great tool for designing web based lessons that draw on a number of different sources. You can sequence materials, add tasks and worksheets, videos from YouTube and documents from your dropbox. This is a really useful tool for creating engaging web based lessons.
Loopster is a great free online video editor. It's really simple to use and can enable you to do most basic video editing functions online. Upload your clips, drag them onto the timeline and then clip and add transitions. You can then download them or export and share them.
We love this document that Mark Anderson has produced for a training day at his school in North Somerset, UK. It succinctly provides the name of Web2.0 tools and gives you examples of how to use them...
From our experience teachers did need quick, easy and fast ways to connect to new technology ideas. We think Mark achieves this very well!
One of the challenges of rolling out Google Docs for all students at our school is in managing all those docs students are turning in. Teachers are experiencing the frustration of cluttered In Boxes taken over by individual messages from students sharing their assignments. Fortunately, I have found an awesome idea from John Miller @162 that utilizes a Google Form as an Assignment Tracker. The idea is innovative, efficient and simple. Here's how John's invention works:
Get Started – We have all you need to know for setting up your own Pinterest account, creating boards, and grabbing a Pin It button here: Getting Started with Pinterest. 2. Begin Pinning – Pin the things that interest you as an ...
.What amazing things technology is bringing into our life. What is even more amazing in technology is its unpredictability. We never know what will come next and in the same time we are alwasy looking for innovations. At first we started with technology, then things advanced to give birth to mobile technology and now we are living in an age of nanotechnology. Isn't it amazing how human life is developing into the unknown ?
Talking avatars for PowerPoint presentations can help to make more dynamic and familiar presentations. There are many different places where we can download free avatars and characters for presentations.