Learning about earth science from a textbook is nothing like experiencing it in action. Through videos, pictures and other interactive material, students can better understand the concepts they are learning in earth science class.
Teachem allows you to pull together YouTube videos and form them into lessons. You can create questions for specific points in each video and students can watch and take notes. Useful platform for creating flipped learning that does a bit more than lecture.
While we’ve witnessed many effective approaches to incorporating iPads successfully in the classroom, we’re struck by the common mistakes many schools are making with iPads, mistakes that are in some cases crippling the success of these initiatives.
Whichever route you end up going down, and before devoting time, energy and resources to creating an app for your school, consider why you want an app to determine whether a mobile version of your existing website/blog will do all you envisage at this stage.
Wibbitz is a text-to-video platform that can automatically turn any text-based article, post or feed into a short video. Using Wibbitz almost any article, post or feed on the web can be instantly turned into a short video clip.
O2 Learn is a free-to-use video library for secondary school students where UK teachers share their best lessons & revision tips. You can also download a free app to create your own lesson videos. This might be restricted to the UK though.
Professor Word is a useful browser plugin to help you develop your vocabulary. It enables you to click on words in a text on any webpage and get a definition. It also shows related words. Good tool for vocabulary building.
Flockdraw is a free to use online whiteboard based painting & drawing tool. It makes it easy to draw online free with multiple people for fun or business. You can have unlimited people in a room and the drawing updates in real time. Uses different colors, shapes and text. Great tool for creating infographics
One of the most interesting ways game-based learning (GBL) is being implemented is with the use of Microsoft’s Kinect. Kinect specifically is an accessory to the Xbox 360, where motion and gestures control game functions. From sports games, to “hack and slash,” the Kinect physically involves the player in gameplay. But why use it in the classroom? And how should you use it in the classroom? Today I present not only a great rationale for use the Kinect in the classroom, but also some specific ideas and resources for doing so.
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