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Woot Math - On-line Personalized Instruction for fractions, decimals & Ratios

Woot Math - On-line Personalized Instruction for fractions, decimals & Ratios | technologies | Scoop.it
Woot Math is a new hands-on approach to teaching fractions, decimals, and ratios using novel digital manipulatives, personalized video instruction, and research-backed adaptive learning technology. Our teacher dashboard provides standards-aligned, printable reports to keep the teacher in the loop.
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With a focus on fractions and decimals, Woot Math(s) allows learners many inroads to understanding.
Woot Math(s) can be used in any classroom configuration whether it be...
 •1:1 devices,
 • shared devices,
 • whole-class,
...or as intervention.
The Woot Math(s) system works on...
 • the web,
 • iPads, or
 • Chromebooks
...seamlessly; ideal for any learning environment!
Woot Math(s) is super user-friendly, and gives practitioners the ability to customize for each learner on their course as a starting point.
Woot Math(s) is adaptive, as learners use it, it gets “smart” and creates learning pathways based on the specific needs of the learner.
Beginning with foundational rational math concepts, Woot Math(s) makes these necessary foundational skills accessible for all learners.
If learners don’t understand a problem, the program adapts to approach the learning in a new way.
Woot Math(s) gives learners a solid understanding of fractions, laying the necessary ground work for algebra, geometry, physics, chemistry, and statistics.
NOTE: Woot Math is totally free for the 2015-2016 school year! No indication of future costs.
There are some great practitioner resources to download to help users implement Woot Math(s).

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Bitrix24: Social Intranet, Task and Project Management, Activity Stream, Online Storage, CRM, Instant Messenger, File Sharing, Calendars and much more!

Bitrix24: Social Intranet, Task and Project Management, Activity Stream, Online Storage, CRM, Instant Messenger, File Sharing, Calendars and much more! | technologies | Scoop.it
Bitrix24 is a free (for small businesses) social enterprise platform. It is a united work space which handles the many aspects of daily operations and tasks. Create your own social intranet in minutes!
John Dalziel's insight:

This system is free for up to 12 users and supports unlimited projects. Bitrix24..
   - can be cloud based on their server or self-hosted,
   - has checklists,
   - has task reports,
   - has report builders and even
   - has free Gantt charts.
Manage time better and get started for free.

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Welcome to Flubaroo

Welcome to Flubaroo | technologies | Scoop.it
Multiple choice quizzes are still used by practitioners for a variety of purposes. If you use multiple choice quizzes for any purpose, using Google Docs and grading it with Flubaroo could save a lot of time that individuals can put to better use on other tasks.
Flubaroo...
* is a free script that practitioners can use to grade the quizzes that they administer through Google Docs;
* provides step-by-step directions for using the script.
To use Flubaroo...
* create a multiple choice quiz using Forms in Google Docs;
* take the quiz yourself (this provides the correct answers for the grading process);
* get your learners to take the quiz (it can be embedded in a webpage or provide learners with the URL for the form); then
* insert the Flubaroo script by selecting it from the "insert" menu in your spreadsheet;
* once the Flubaroo script is inserted users can...
o select it and it will grade the quiz for them;
o get reporting and analysis on learner performance; and
o email learners their scores.
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Teamreporter - there's no need for status meetings

Teamreporter - there's no need for status meetings | technologies | Scoop.it
Teamreporter kills your status meetings by replacing them with scheduled report mails. Used by teams, project managers and CEO's.
John Dalziel's insight:

Teamreporter removes project, and/or other, status meetings, or conference calls, by replacing them with scheduled report emails.
How?
   - Teamreporter will ping team members with scheduled emails and ask for the day’s progress, problems and most important events.
   - Based on the replies Teamreporter will send an overview of the team’s status to the team the next day.
   - The whole team is informed about the activities and progress in the team. Future challenges and problems will be noticed and solved together early. Individuals can focus on their important tasks – keeping the team up to date is Teamreporter’s job!
Teamreporter is free for small teams (up to 4 members), ideal for an evaluation exercise.

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Gradebook | LearnBoost

Gradebook | LearnBoost | technologies | Scoop.it

LearnBoost claims to be the best gradebook software on the web - and it’s free! Although aimed at schools this has potential for practitioners working in the Further Education and Skills sectors.

 

What do users get?

 

- Gradebook: easy inputs, statistics, standards, grading, weighting, etc.;

 

- Attendance: Track, notice trends, and print off records;

 

- Lesson Plans: helps connect planning and instruction to grading and assessing; Create lesson plans, align to imported standards, and add enriching media and picture files;

 

- Reporting: easy-to-interpret charts and reports automatically update, giving practitioners information required;

 

- Parent (substitute Employer) & Learner: enabling employer and student accounts and users will create inroads for communication and collaboration.; and

 

- Other Goodies: seating, schedules, calendars etc.

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