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Letting students take more active roles in their learning doesn't mean teachers should take more passive roles. It means we should take new roles. We should assess students before assisting them. We should prepare for students' mistakes rather than try to prevent them. We should facilitate less whole-group instruction, and more whole-group discussion.
We should do what Yves Kabore has done to enable 6th graders to "fly through" material many 10th graders would find challenging: coach students rather than teach students.
Anyone who has used the Prezi platform would know that creating a Prezi and uploading it to Prezi.com is easy enough, however when it comes to converting it to a YouTube video, there seems to be no native method of doing so.
While you can convert PowerPoint to video formats using a native PowerPoint feature, the same cannot be said for the Prezi application.
However, you can convert Prezi to YouTube by using a workaround.
Creative Book Builder is a fantastic app that allows students to create books in epub format, which can then be exported to iBooks and shared with others. There are a variety of instructional uses for this app, from using it as a publishing tool for project-based learning to a summative assessment at the end of a unit ...
“SlideShark Broadcasting marries SlideShark’s ability to show PowerPoints properly on iOS devices—as well as its powerful features for mobile presenters—with several key capabilities in traditional desktop web conferencing solutions. SlideShark Broadcasting is truly unique in enabling iOS users to present PowerPoint decks intact and broadcast them over the web while supporting animations too.”
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