Creating flipped video lessons is one of the topics that I frequently receive questions about in my email inbox. I've started putting together some videos about how to use various tools for creating and sharing flipped video lessons.
Some of the best options we would recommend for teachers who would like to create beautiful digital and printable posters and flyers. All of these tools are simple and easy to use. They provide pre-made templates to choose from and support a wide variety of multimedia materials that you can to your flyers including images, text, charts, maps, forms …etc.
Challenge-based learning lets students locate a problem and then unleash their creativity in search of a solution. By nature, these projects are collaborative, multi-disciplinary, and hands-on. And what better tool to use to do things such as encourage community fitness or reduce environmental impact than the possibility-rich mobile device
AudioPal is a free service that anyone can use to create short audio messages to embed into blog posts. AudioPal offers three way to create messages. You can record using the microphone connected to your computer.
Visual aids can be very helpful when you're introducing a new website, app, or software to students or colleagues. Being able to take and send a screenshot is also helpful when you're trying to explain a problem to your tech support person.
Searching by file type and searching by domains is a great way for students to refine their Google searches. Searching for and within a DOC, a PPT, or XLS file can lead students to resources that they might not otherwise have seen.
In a digital world, images are everything–and that goes for the classroom, too.
Whether students are putting together a graphic design project, you’re starting a classroom blog, or your school needs access to high quality images for any number of teaching and learning needs, Creative Commons provides a useful common language for discussing what to use, when, and how, but it’s not an image library. (You can see a guide to Creative Commons licensing here.)
So where can you get the images themselves? Images that you can use to design, produce, create, and publish for the authentic project-based learning happening in your classroom? The collection below represents a very nice starting point to find the royalty-free image you’re looking for.
Disclosure: Photos for Class is owned by Storyboard That. Storyboard That advertises on this blog. Photos for Class is an image search engine that only locates images that are labeled with a Creative Commons license.
Do you remember the joy that you felt as a student when you saw the teacher roll the TV into the classroom? Your students can experience the same joy when you show a film in your own classroom – and it won’t be because it’s a perceived distraction.
The insights gained from formative assessments are usually used to decide on the next instructional steps and also inform teachers as to the additional opportunities needed to ensure students' success. Examples of formative assessment include: assigning projects and performances, giving writing assignments, and asking questions.
Google has recently rolled out App Kickstart Guides which is a collection of interesting guides, tutorials and tips to help teachers and educators better use specific apps provided by Google play for Education.
EDpuzzle is a neat tool that allows you to add your voice and text questions to educational videos. On EDpuzzle you can search for educational videos and or upload your own videos to use as the basis of your lesson.
Simple web tools that you can use to record audio clips. These web-based applications do not require any software installation and you are not even required to have an account to use them. They work right from your browser and they allow you to easily record or upload your audio and generate a link to share it with others.
20 Of The Best Study Apps For The Plugged-In Student by TeachThought Staff Teaching and learning through technology is a complex thing. Learning what, from whom, and why? But in terms of pure academic preparation–practicing...
Free Explain Everything Lesson Ideas For Your Classroom by TeachThought Staff If you use Explain Everything–or you don’t but perhaps should give it a look–there’s a free iBook of lesson ideas that you might appreciate.
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