Below are two excellent Google Drive add-ons to use with your Google Docs. The first one in the list is an application that enables users to generate tag clouds from documents that have over 50 words. The second add-on provides users with a super easy way to integrate images from the popular OpenClipart right into a Google doc. The app's gallery has over 50.000 pictures to choose from.
El World Economic Forum (sí, esos amigos que se reúnen en Davos todos los años) ha publicado recientemente un informe titulado “Industry Agenda. New Vision for Education. Unlocking the Potential of Technology” en el que describen su visión de las competencias necesarias para los trabajadores del S. XXI y el papel que la tecnología educativa debe jugar en su consecución.
The history of educational technology is an eventful timeline full of amazing breakthroughs that have radically transformed the educational landscape and reshaped the basic notions of literacy and learning. However, if you sit back and reflect upon these developments in their relation to education, you will notice that the first decade of the 21st century alone witnessed a digital revolution that is unprecedented both in breadth and grandeur and with it comes the emergence of new learning concepts such as MOOCs, flipped learning, mobile learning, to mention but a few.
Os aplicativos web permitem usar certas utilidades na “nuvem“, sem que seja preciso instalar nada no computador, independente do sistema operacional que tiver.
A seguinte lista de aplicativos na nuvem, permite gerenciar seus arquivos, podendo criar um eBook com os conteúdos de seu blog, converter qualquer arquivo de um formato a outro, comprimir, enviar ou usar tipos de letra e sons, assim como escanear seus arquivos em busca de virus em quase todos os anti-vírus online conhecidos, com apenas um par de clics.
Fotor was launched in May of 2012 and has from the very beginning brought powerful, easy to use photo editing tools into the hands of anyone and everyone with an internet connection. Utilizing cloud computing to provide a suite of image processing tools ranging from basic cropping to HDR (High Dynamic Range) processing, Fotor has made professional-level photo editing accessible to everyday users through a clean, intuitive interface and workflow.
Admittedly, the use of Facebook in education is a contentious topic that raises a lot of controversy and debate among educators. Some view it as irrelevant social media platform to be used in educational settings, the other camp sees a potent tool with a conceivable educational potential. Certainly, as a social media website, Facebook poses some serious caveats that teachers have to attend to. Issues of safety, irrelevant content, distraction, vulnerability…etc are some of the things to be addressed with students before incorporating Facebook in any instructional methodology.
Con el rápido crecimiento del acceso a dispositivos móviles, los contenidos digitales se están convirtiendo en alternativa real para que docentes y estudiantes creen libros digitales con materiales de estudio, propios o de terceros. Este documento reseña, paso a paso, la manera en que estos libros digitales pueden crearse utilizando la herramienta BackTypo. Examina además, otras opciones para elaborarlos.
This guide presents a selection of digital tools that you can use in your studies. We provide a selection of tools that we have tested and recommend but there are of course many excellent tools that are not included.
Be creative. Curious. Seek questions. Develop ideas. Play.
These ideas are familiar to modern educators, as they represent a kind of polar opposite to the standardized and industrialized form learning has taken on–or is at least perceived to have taken on in the current era of accountability. It was an interesting then to see these questions lead into a broader one: Should we teach art, or teach students to think like an artist? Should we teach history, or teach students to think like an historian?
A good public speaker takes their audience on a journey, leaving them feeling inspired and motivated. But structuring your speech to get your ideas across and keep your audience engaged all the way through is tricky. Try these eight storytelling techniques for a presentation that wows.
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