onnieUsing Prezi, you can create a visual classroom without succumbing to death by PowerPoint. Its interactive features, zooming display, and creative options will enable your visual lessons to engage students without distracting them from lesson objectives. With all those bells and whistles, Prezi might sound complicated, but it’s actually quite simple to use. Read on, and I’ll show you how to use this innovative tool.
Multimedia is a catch-all phrase for “alternatives to text.” As we discussed in previous chapters, the exclusive reliance on text – either printed or spoken – is often at the heart of health illiteracy.
Classroom is a new product in Google Apps for Education that enables teachers to send assignments, make announcements, and conduct question & answer with students. Classroom was designed hand-in-hand with teachers to help them save time, keep their classes organized, and improve communication with students.
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. With Zaption’s analytics, instructors get immediate feedback on how students interact with the content and understand key concepts.
LearnerAgain I think the ‘cover-all’ term should be learner. I think most of the other terms place the learner in a secondary position to the teacher, which is often not the case. How many of us have experienced that moment when our children or grandchildren show us how to use the latest technology, play the latest game (online or physical) or use the latest terminology? More recently, the idea of the teacher/student relationship has been ‘adjusted’ by the advent of online learning and the opening up of education generally to older learners. Perhaps universities are the last bastion of the tutor/student relationship but even here there is a move towards mentorship – “the guide on the side” is now a well-developed idea in higher education.
In this age of internet the research has become very very easy than previous ages. Information is available on internet in numerous forms. We can access it from anywhere at anytime through any device, PC,laptop, tab or even on mobile. Google is the one best resource to find solution for any problem or to conduct any kind of research. But the problem is researching on internet is easy but keeping track of what resources we are using such as what websites we viewed, what articles we read is a headache. One easy solution is Bookmarking the web that we are using as our source. But it is not enough to just bookmark a webpage for keeping track of each source. In this situation there is a Chrome extension called Citable. It solves this problem by allowing you to save web page’s link with notes to a Google Sheets.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Teacher Valyncia O. Hawkins knew she needed extra time with students who arrived in her classroom behind grade level, but slowing down the whole class risked boring the more advanced students.