My favorite tools for creating flipped lessons include the option to insert questions for students to answer while watching the video instead of waiting until the end to answer a series of questions. I also like tools that provide students with the opportunity to submit questions to their teachers while they are watching videos. These tools offer those options.
Mapping Media to the Curriculum is a book series and website created by Dr. Wesley Fryer to serve as a menu, handbook, and mapfor teacher-leaders and learners in the twenty-first century who seek to develop digital literacies as multimedia communicators and help students “show what they know with media.” * Mapping Media to the Curriculum (Volume I) explores the first six products in the framework: Interactive Writing, Narrated Art, Radio Shows, 5 Photo Stories, Visual Notetaking, and Narrated Slideshows / Screencasts. Videos in each chapter (hosted on YouTube) are directly linked for compatible eReaders and also linked via QR codes, so readers can optionally use a smartphone to view them.
Edudemic published a list of the most essential and popular educational tools used in modern classrooms across the globe. While many of 2013′s contenders retain top spots for 2014, there are a few new and noteworthy tools that made it onto this year’s list, and some of last year’s mentions have shifted in the rankings. We highly recommend taking a look at these “battle-tested” teaching tools; some of them may be a perfect fit for your modern classroom.
In November I launched the ThingLink AppSmash Challenge to encourage educators to share great ways to combine two or more apps together to create, publish and share content using ThingLink as a presentation tool. The goal of the challenge was to create resources to help educators discover new possibilities for teaching and learning with an iPad to better meet our teaching and learning needs.
Explain Everything is a whiteboard and screencasting app that makes creating interactive lessons a simple proposition. Its full-featured editing options and its import/export functions allow it to stand apart from the other competitors I tested.
Mobile teaching is about planning and executing learning through mobile devices.
You might want to be notified when a student accesses a quiz or reading you uploaded, or leaves a comment on another student’s blog, or shares a self-assessment. Or when a certain number of student’s answer a question correctly or incorrectly. Or when a student reaches a goal. This is one approach to mobile teaching.
On a fairly regular basis I am asked for recommendations for alternatives to Google Image search. I've published lists of alternatives in the past. This chart is designed to provide a quick overview and comparison of good sources of images for students' slideshows and other multimedia projects.
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Even if you think the buzz around "learning how to code" is overkill, you have to admit it's here to stay.
Just like it's easier to learn a foreign language if you start in grade school, getting an early grasp on mark-up and programming languages such as HTML, CSS and Java ensures you'll have an idea of what makes our digital lives and devices tick, even if you don't plan on becoming a software developer.
Based on your interactions with these posts together with the popularity of these apps among teachers and educators from around the world, we decided to compile a series of lists featuring the best iPad apps to use for doing a variety of digital tasks with students.
"Twitter is a remarkably popular tool with educators the world over for a number of very good reasons. But while it is truly loved by many, its incredibly powerful Advanced Search feature remains underutilized and somewhat underappreciated. With access to torrents of current ‘up to the moment’ streaming data, thoughts, links, images and videos, the power and versatility of Twitter’s Advanced Search feature really is incredible."