Doodlecast for Kids is an iPad app that allows kids to draw on a whiteboard and record their voice while drawing; a kid's version for creating animated videos. Doodlecast for Kids has also a gallery of more than 20 story prompts to help struggling students. Students can either pick out one from the prompts or start from scratch.
The U.S. National Gallery of Art hosts more than25,000 images of famous and not-so-famous works of art. Nearly all of the images can be downloaded and re-used for free. NGA Imagesalso allows you to register and create online collections of images. The collections are called lightboxes.
ugmented Reality is a concept that has been around for sometime now but with the latest innovations in the digital world, augmented reality has been foregrounded posing serious questions as to its relevancy in education and learning.
Social networking is a topic I have extensively covered here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning during this year. I am also preparing an ebook about it which I will publish here in the next coming weeks. Why next coming weeks and not this week ? Because I have been busy working on another ebook that I have just finished and I will share it with you probably tomorrow or the day after tomorrow.
Creating presentations and slideshows is one of the needed skills for both teachers and students. Unfortunately many teachers still find it hard to arrange data into a catchy slideshow to share with students
Over the last two weeks I've introduced a lot of teachers to using Padlet, TodaysMeet, and Socrative in their classrooms. All three of these tools can be used as backchannel and informal assessment tools. I've written about various ways to use each of these tools in the past. (Click here for TodaysMeet, here for Padlet, and here for Socrative). Here are some of the key benefits of using backchannels in your classroom.