As of it's release on May 16, 2016, Google Spaces is not yet available for Google Apps for Education accounts. But since gaining access to it with my personal Google account, I can't help but think how this might impact the classroom.
Hoy, en el episodio 12 de LoMasTECH, les traigo una conversación con Mr Irvin, o @Irvspanish. El es un maestro de español como lengua extranjera en Minnesota y usa Minecraft para que sus estudiantes tengan una experiencia de aprendizaje más significativa en un ambiente conocido.
Polls, chat tools, and interactive quizzes provide good ways to hear from all of the students in a classroom. These kind of tools allow shy students to ask questions and share comments. For your more outspoken students who want to comment on everything, a feedback mechanism provides a good outlet for them too. Here's a run-down of some of the best tools for gathering feedback from students in real-time.
Aprende y mejora tu vocabulario en Inglés, Español, Alemán, Francés, Italiano y Portugués con cuatro modos de aprendizaje, y una característica de "texto a voz" que no requiere de una conexión activa a Internet, de modo que ¡puedes usar la app desde cualquier lugar y en cualquier momento!
Why just show when you can show-and-tell? Communicate your idea in 3 easy steps or less: Snip It Click and drag to capture any window or area of your screen, and you’re done! Annotate It Or, narrate your comments and draw on your snip with digital ink. Share It Paste your snip, send it as a URL, or save it as an MP4 video.
Sin duda, Periscope está de moda. Esta app, para retransmitir vídeos y compartirlos en directo, está causando sensación. Y ya hemos hablado en varias ocasiones de la potencialidad del vídeo en la enseñanza, así que hoy nos preguntamos ¿Por qué no incorporamos Periscope en nuestras experiencias educativas?
Teachers know that video-making is a tried-and-true way to get kids engaged in building, demonstrating, and sharing knowledge. These apps and sites offer user-friendly tools and features that make it more fun than ever to get kids' productions edited and polished.
Over the last few weeks, Google has been rolling out some cool new features and functionalities to Google Drive. For those of you who haven’t seen them yet, below is a quick overview of the major new releases. Our favourite feature in this collection is number four which allows Drive file owners to set expiration dates for access to files they share with others. After the expiration is over ,file receivers are denied access.
I’ve been a long term advocate of the use of infographics in education and especially enjoy thinking of ways that students can be encouraged to engage with and question the content as well as create their own graphics, so when I rediscovered Visme.co I was really delighted to find the tool that I once thought was a PowerPoint substitute for creating online presentations had turned into an awesome interactive infographic creator.
Wizer is a neat tool for creating a variety of interactive assignments including writing assignments, multiple choice quizzes, and labeling assignments. You can distribute your Wizer activities to your students through Google Classroom or through the use of a link and pin system.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.