Once installed in your browser, the "eduClip It" button lets you grab an content from any website and add it to one of your eduClipboards. When you clip from a website, we automatically grab the source link so we can credit the original creator.
Talking about professional development brings to my mind memories of those days when nothing called internet ever existed. I still remember how hard it was to dig for resources and learning materials but yet we learned. I think determination, personal investment, and motivation are key elements in any "recipe" for success, secondary to this comes the availability and accessibility to information . There is no era in the entire human history that has witnessed as a huge influx of human knowledge being collected and accessible from a single place as it is now.All it takes is a single click and there you are roaming inside a limitless repository of human knowledge.
Integrating technology in the classroom and engaging students in higher order thinking creates the ultimate learning experience for students. Bloom’s Taxonomy and digital tools creates an innovative learning environment where students are engaged in their assignments. The following is a list of digital tools as it relates to Bloom’s Taxonomy.
Back in May Google added an integrated research tool to Google Docs. The research tool allows you to quickly find images, quotes, and links without leaving your document. Today, Google added the research tool to Google Docs presentations and drawings.
Providing students with a space where they can freely create, innovate and share their production is one of the best strategies to enhance their learning. One way to do this is through engaging students in the creation of multimedia magazines and books.
I often hear from teachers about how they want to achieve more effective learning using technology, but often don’t have the software resources to achieve them, which is often due to finances. This article aims to give you my top FREE online tools to support learning in the classroom
To boost your sense of achievement and to showcase what you have been working on diligently with your students, a digital newspaper would be your perfect solution. This paper can include different contributions from your students and from you as well. Encourage students to share their writing pieces, create videos and share the links or any other multimodal activity. There is nothing as rewarding for students as seeing their work published and shared with others.
With respect to educational uses, web 2.0 tools have the potential for the following:
facilitating the kind of skills required by knowledge workers in the 21st century, in particular, knowledge management, independent learning, and multimedia communication skills, as well as more traditional skills such as problem-solving, critical thinking and creativity, which are often not taught well in more traditional forms of education based for example on lectures or learning management system
This time I thought I could write about Pearltrees from a teacher's perspective. I started to use the web curation tool Pearltrees during my autumn holiday (in 2012) and I'm still amazed by the possibilities it has to offer.
These web tools to help you easily publish students works, provide a collaborative writing platform for them, and share their media and text with others. The commonality between all these tools is that they are DEAD simple and easy to use
The Evernote desktop experience has evolved significantly over the years. We’ve changed things in response to new features, new device capabilities and to meet the expanding needs of our users. But no previous update has matched the scope of what we’re launching today.
The internet is agog with useful resources for teaching one way or another. Tutors, teachers and of course students are already benefiting from the use of such tools. And, a great thing about them is that a lot of these resources are actually available for use absolutely free of any charge. Now if you are trying to figure out which tools these are here is a list of 10 top-notch free online resources that teachers, tutors and others are already making use of in no particular order: