"The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change." By Carl Rogers Recently I was introduced to Kahoot! via Twitter (my favorite professional development) and aske...
Amy Burns's insight:
This is an amazing tool for review or other formative assessments. Gamification of vocabulary? Why not? Have students develop questions to demonstrate understanding. Make it a competition and see what happens.
Whether you’re writing a blog post, email, or job application, an extra pair of eyes can really help get your message across. Poetica makes it easy to ask friends and colleagues for instant feedback on your text. It’s for anything you’re struggling to write, anywhere on the web.
Amy Burns's insight:
I really like the idea of having an extra pair of eyes to see what's written.
Tired of traditional slide presentations? Do you get dizzy when some presentations are shared? Have your students use Tackk to create a fun, easy to use "board." Step-by-step instructions on how to create unique stories using Tackk.
Personalized learning is on the rise for learners in our schools. Redesigned schools include personal learning plans, playlists of content tailored to fit each learner, adaptive curriculum, and access to learning anytime and anywhere. That's great for students but what about teachers? Where's the pe
Social media provides a variety of tools, commonly referred to as Web 2.0, that educators can use to engage students and enhance essential skills (communication, collaboration, creativity, media literacy, technological proficiency, global awareness. Other tools can be leveraged to become more efficient and effective at what we do in education.
Here's my weekly Treasure Chest of EdTech resources you just may have missed over the past week. Once again, you've got two choices for your viewing pleasure! Storify and Flipboard have proven to be very nice in sharing these resources. Enjoy! View my Flipboard Magazine. Flipboard Version http://storify.com/jdthomas7/edtech-resources-april-4-2014