We pair 10 photos from The Times that we’ve used in our weekly “What’s Going On in This Picture?” with ideas from students and teachers for how you can use them, or images like them, to teach close reading and visual thinking skills.
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Any internet search will show that there are a huge number of online tools available for the creation on polls and surveys. The ones included here are some of the best I have used and show some of the variety of polling tools available.
Screencastify is a simple video screen capture software for Chrome. Just press record and the content of your tab, webcam or desktop is recorded. Easily create screencasts for video tutorials, record presentations etc. Screencastify does not depend on any plugins (like Java, Flash or others), so runs on all platforms that run Chrome (Linux, Windows, OS X) or ChromeOS (Chromebooks and Chromeboxes).
There is a very wide variety of digital formative assessment tools that can be used for free. I’ve made simple graphics for 15 of them. Most of the tools work with any web browser, so they are great for laptops, computer labs, iPads, Chromebooks, tablets, and smartphones.
Wikispaces Classroom is a social writing platform for education. We make it incredibly easy to create a classroom workspace where you and your students can communicate and work on writing projects alone or in teams. Rich assessment tools give you the power to measure student contribution and engagement in real-time. Wikispaces Classroom works great on modern browsers, tablets, and phones.
TES Teach with Blendspace is a free tool that enables users to create unlimited interactive lessons, presentations and projects by dragging-and-dropping web content, computer files and more. The app allows teachers to organize their videos, websites, documents, images and assessments all in one place.
Create your first sticky note by selecting "sticky" from the upper lefthand menu, selecting a color and typing in the sticky note field. Press enter and drag your sticky note to where you want it on the board. The Image and Document sticky notes work the same way, with the added ability to upload an image or document. The video sticky will allow you to link a video from Youtube or Vimeo.
This lesson is based on an infographic about the importance of emotional intelligence (EI) and its role in our lives. In the lesson students will explore the differences between IQ and EI and develop an understanding of how they can improve their EI an
Scribblar is an online collaboration tool that is perfect for online tutoring. It features live audio, chat, whiteboard, image sharing, document sharing and more. Used by learners, trainers and schools around the world, Scribblar is quickly becoming the favourite tool for online collaboration and tutoring.
As I move in to a role where I will be working with other colleagues on a more formal basis when it comes to e-learning, I have been reflecting upon different Apps. I was thinking about SAMR and which Apps can have transformative learning linked to them, if used properly. The list started growing quite …
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