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Kul verktyg för presentation att användas både för elever och pedagoger. Motiverandej och intresseväckande för både publik och producent.
10 presentation tools for students, you will significantly reduce the amount of boring presentations you have to sit through. These tools will encourage your students to be creative and think critically when they plan their next presentations.
Via Ove Christensen, Kent Wallén, Monica Ehrenstråle
An online newspaper that collects together the week's news relating to teaching and learning - particularly for those interested in finding resources and inspirational stories about education.
Read and subscribe free at: http://paper.li/f-1328546324
Nicola: could be useful
Via Adam Atodl, Stewart-Marshall, nicolaperry
Historic Map Works is an online gallery of hundreds of historical maps. On Historic Map Works you can browse for maps by continent, country, state, and province. Contrary to my initial experience, downloading the map images is not free. But, you can view more than half of the maps as Google Maps overlays using Historic Map Works's free Historic Earth Basic.
Via Jason Epstein
SlideSnack is a suite of online presentation tools that converts your pdf into a flash presentation with voice-over record options and ability to share your slideshow on blogs and social networks.
- Templates (more to come)
- Upload support for the following document types: JPG or PDF or import directly from a URL
- Slideshow max size: 500 slides/100MB
All the above features are free to use.
Premium service: for $14/month you also get the possibility to download the offline version of the player with no watermark.
P.S.: Free version embed codes and downloads options do contain a watermark. The free version of SlideSnack will apply a watermark or ads on your presentation or slidecast, and will only display 20 slides per presentation and 5 minutes per slidecast.
See some examples: http://www.slidesnack.com/templates-examples ;
Find out more: http://www.slidesnack.com/ ;
Via Robin Good, evangelina chavez
Very useful to have a website where you can get royalty free music for creating videos for class or asking students to make their own videos
Royalty free music to download for Film, TV, Video and Websites, plus free sound effects, music loops, midi files and audio software.
Via Paul Leacy
A superb, complete course for beginners of French language. Find a complete PDF textbook, videos and much more to get you
Via ICTmagic, Kent Wallén
"Creating your own filters: You have several options to create filters of your own on any site. Here are a few:
Take a look at previously mentioned FeedRinse, which filters out posts for your individual subscriptions by keyword, tag, author, and even profanity.
Another option, if you're a Chrome and Google Reader user, is the Google Reader Filter by Feed/Folder userscript. This adds a filtering box above your feeds to weed out words for an individual subscription or an entire folder.
Via Howard Rheingold, Dennis T OConnor
"Modern technology has spurred on a new trend in education: flipped classrooms. In a flipped classroom, students watch lectures and supplemental materials for their classes at home, usually pre-recorded by their instructors and uploaded to the web."
Do you want to improve your Twitter listening skills? Here’s a closer look at how to monitor your brand, yourself or your competitors using Twitter (and you don’t need to be a big business!).
With these points in mind, simply follow these guidelines to grow bionic listening ears.
# 1: Decide What You Want to Monitor...
# 2: Find the Best Real-Time Monitoring Tools...
# 3: Track With URL Shorteners...
# 4: Follow Hashtags...
# 5: Monitor Trends When It’s Appropriate...
# 6: Use Twitter Lists to Monitor People on Twitter...
# 7: Set Up a Listening Plan...
# 8: Build Relationships...
Via Giuseppe Mauriello, Martin Gysler