From the playroom to the classroom or homework desk, YoouKids brings the benefits of YouTube's selection of educational videos safely into the hands of tots and K12 youngsters, and helps grown ups refresh and sync them remotely to kids’ mobile devices, tablets, iPods, TVs
Peggo is a Digital Video Recorder (DVR) that records MP3s of your favorite online videos. Peggo's packed with great features like integrated search, automatic silence removal, audio normalization, subtrack offsets, and artist and title tags. Peggo automatically removes unwanted silence from the beginning and end of videos so you get a beautiful MP3 with just the good stuff. In addition, Peggo also normalizes the volume of every recording to the same, comfortable level so you never have to reach for the volume dial between MP3s again.
Providing timely and effective feedback on student work is a critical component to any classroom. As students increasingly operate and create in a digital environment, emerging tools provide unique new opportunities for teachers to provide feedback on both written work and video projects. Feedback on Written Work With the increased adoption of Google Apps …
Free audience polling add-in for PowerPoint that uses audience members' mobile devices for voting and displays results live in your slides.
tom jackson's insight:
If you are using PowerPoint this may be an interesting way to capture student beliefs about content or process. Post the slide, insert the poll, and students vote using mobile technology or computers. something to note, have them all vote, watch for the counter to increment (bottom right), wait, and then advance one slide and your results will display
Presentain helps speakers engage and grow their audiences. You use smartphone as a clicker and audience can connect to your presentation using their devices. They can ask you questions, participate in polls, send you follow-up requests, share your slides and more. While you present Presentain records your voice so when the presentation is over you can publish the slidecast (presentation slides with voice-over) and start growing your online audience.
Edutopia is one of my favourite web sites. It has recently run a series written by Monica Burns aka @ClassTechTips featuring Resources for Using iPads across multiple grade levels. Though I've featured them each individually here on iPads in Education I thought it might be useful to post all of the series in one collection.
now that you're interested in infusing technology in the students daily routine, you'll need ways to assess their work. Expect to modify for your classroom, but the rubrics found here will provide you with many ideas, and ways to begin the assessment of technology presentations and products