A picture is worth a thousand words – based on this, infographics would carry hundreds of thousands of words, yet if you let a reader choose between a full-length 1000-word article and an infographic that needs a few scroll-downs, they’d probably...
Designing for Learning's insight:
With infographics increasingly becoming great educational materials to use in both teaching and learning, this article highlights some useful tools in creating your own infographic.
"As is the case in every last two weeks of December, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning posts a series of articles featuring the best articles and apps that have been reviewed and shared in this year. The selections are based on the popularity of these tools among teachers and educators, and the amount of interaction they generated at the time of their release."
Sometimes it's worth reflecting the range of ways in which learning has been considered over time. I don't think it's going to become any less complex as we explore both new paradigms and interactions between old ones.
"Lots people want to get started with game based learning, gamification and serious games in their training. We’ve been curating game related content for over a year and a half while conducting our own research and case studies. Here are 100 articles related to games and learning. Some of them are research-based, while others just offer an interesting perspective to spark discussion. Take what you need and share this with a colleague."
"Images can be used in an infinite amount of ways that allow students to exercise their creativity and critical thinking skills." Here are 10 tools compiled by TeachThought for encouraging student-crentred creative expression.
Blended Learning is not so much an innovation as it is a natural by-product of the digital domain creeping into physical boundaries. As digital and social media become more and more prevalent in the life of learners, it was only a matter of time before learning became “blended” by necessity.
That said, there’s a bit more to Blended and “Hybrid” Learning than throwing in a little digital learning.
50 great classroom tools that are all easy to implement into just about any classroom. From Animoto toPrezi to Dropbox to Stixy (wait what?), there’s a lot to check out. Don’t know all 50 tools? Click on the icons to find out more about each tool.