100 Ways Google Can Make You a Better Educator. We all know that Google offers a great search program, and you might even use other apps like Gmail or Google Calendar, but have you realized what Google has to offer for online colleges educators and students?
Using Sites, Google Earth, Wave, and more, you can turn your classroom into a place where you can share, collaborate, and publish on the world wide web. Read on to find out how you can put Google to work for your class. General These are just some of the advantages that Google apps have to offer for educators. Collaboration Here’s how Google will help your students, other teachers, and more collaborate and share with each other.
News Google News has great applications in the classroom. Stay on top of current events: Your students can use Google News to find the top news stories.Get alerts: Set up alerts for Google News to find updates on what you’re studying in the classroom. Search These are a few of the ways Google’s Search can be put to good use. Communication Organization Maps. Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources. The Super Book of Web Tools for Educators. 50 Goanimate Similar Sites. What Do You Mean Evernote Could Get Better? Last time I wrote about the way I organize myself completely changed for the better with Evernote.
Really, I can't talk enough about this program and the endless possibilities there are for it. (Just look at the comments from that post.) In that post I gave a few resources for learning about Evernote and even fewer with how to use it in the classroom. Well, lots of people have sent me lots of great resources and I wanted to follow-up and post some more. These are sites, lists and ideas all for using Evernote for your personal use or in the classroom.
Get Productive Fast With Evernote- Mark Stout contacted me about this great eBook he created about getting started with Evernote and then some of the more advanced features like integrating IFTTT.com. 10 Tips For Using Evernote Effectively- This recent article from ReadWriteWeb was a great addition to my Evernote resources. The Evernote-Livescribe Connection- Last year at ISTE I was able to get my hands (finally) on a Livescribe pen. Free Hidden Webtools eBook – blog. EdTech: 100 Tech Tools for Teachers and Students. This post is #12 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 104. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! This post is quite a departure from last week’s subject: 100 Tools to Develop the Next Killer iOS or Android App.
Our normal audience may not get much out of this week’s roundup but don’t worry, I’ll be back with something you can use next week! So here’s what I’ve got for all you educators our there: some random and cool EduTech tools, tech tools for teachers and students, ways to integrate mobile devices into the classroom, social learning tools, elearning and online learning resources and finally some test prep, textbook, educational gaming and a few other random resources. Actually, this post has been a long time coming. Post Navigation Don’t Miss Random and Cool Back to top Tools for Teachers Tools for Students Social Learning. The 101 Most Useful Websites on the Internet. 13 Jul 2014 The 101 Most Useful Websites on the Internet is a frequently updated list of lesser-known but wonderful websites and cool web apps. couch mode print story Here are some of the most useful websites on the internet that you may not know about.
These web sites, well most of them, solve at least one problem really well and they all have simple web addresses (URLs) that you can memorize thus saving you a trip to Google. And if you find this list useful, also check out the expanded version – The Most Useful Websites – which now offers a collection of 150+ undiscovered and incredibly useful websites to enhance your productivity. ctrlq.org/screenshots – for capturing screenshots of web pages on mobile and desktops. dictation.io – online voice recognition in the browser itself.
Changelog and Updates The following websites were part of the original list but they are either no longer available or have been replaced with better alternatives. How to use Jing in your classroom. I’ve only really mentioned Jing with one or two sentences in previous posts, but I wanted to take the time to elaborate a little more and talk about the different types of things you can actually do with this product.
So what is Jing? Jing is free image and video capturing software that you can share instantly over the web, IM, email, or even just save to your desktop. You simply download Jing to your desktop and it will sit at the top of your desktop. If you want to use Jing for video capture, you simply take your mouse, click and drag the area of the screen you want to capture and click.
Then select to “Capture Video.” —— Record, track, & create instant online learning for teacher professional development with SimpleWorkshop. If you want to use Jing for image capture, you simply take your mouse, click and drag the area of the screen you want tot capture and click. So, how can you use Jing (or other capturing alternatives) in your classroom? Must See: A New Web 2.0 App Store Just For Educators. Quick List Of iPad Resources For The Classroom. One question that comes into my inbox or on Twitter a lot lately is one dealing with iPads.
Many schools and classrooms all over are investing in these devices and educators want to know how to use them effectively, apps to consider and more. In keeping with the "My Favorite Resources" theme (last week I listed my favorite resources for talking about Twitter) here are my go-to resources when people ask me about iPads in the Classroom. ISTE iPad In Education Webinar Resources-A while back ISTE ran a great webinar with some fabulous educators on using iPads in the classroom. This site has loads of information, a collection of articles, lists of apps and information on Apple's Volume Purchasing Program. iPads For Education- While this site comes courtesy of the Department Of Education in Victoria Australia, there is lots of information that can cross the Pacific that you can use in your classroom.
Sample Lessons-iPads In Education-5 Quick Lessons using various iPad apps.