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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Comprehensive Collection of Some of The Best Google Drive Add-ons for Teachers and Educators. January 4, 2015 Google Drive has proved to be an indispensable tool in teachers digital toolkit.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Comprehensive Collection of Some of The Best Google Drive Add-ons for Teachers and Educators

It provides everything teachers need to write up a document, create a quick presentation or spreadsheet and design beautiful visuals and drawings, creative possibilities in Google Drive are endless. Additionally, Drive works across different devices and platforms so you can easily continue working on your documents anywhere you go and without even the need for Internet connection. In 2015 Google Drive has known a lot of improvements with the addition of a number of key features. We have covered all of these features in Drive for Teachers section here in EdTech and mLearning. We have also reviewed a wide variety of educational add-ons and tools for teachers to use on Google Drive to enhance its overall productivity and extend its learning potential. Olles skollänkar. UPDATE: 36 Digital Formative Assessment Tools for the Classroom.

If you’ve followed our blog here at Teach Learn Grow, you know that we’re a huge proponent of formative assessment.

UPDATE: 36 Digital Formative Assessment Tools for the Classroom

There is no shortage of formative assessment techniques available to teachers to use in their classroom. They provide teachers the valuable feedback they need to adjust their teaching so student learning moves forward. Add to the many techniques the digital tools available these days in smartphones and tablets, and formative assessment becomes easier than ever to implement. We’ve blogged previously about some of these digital tools, and I recently came across Jeff Knutson’s blog at Graphite – Fantastic Formative Assessment Tools that Give Great Feedback.

I wanted to add his discoveries to our list in an effort to build it out and make it a comprehensive go-to for teachers looking for these tools. 60 iPad Productivity Apps For Modern Teachers. 60 iPad Productivity Apps For Modern, Mobile Teachers by TeachThought Staff In the conversation around teacher quality and performance, crucially missing is the notion of time.

60 iPad Productivity Apps For Modern Teachers

Simply put: Teachers. Don’t. Have. Assessment design. Grading. Data extraction. Which is what planning periods are for, yes? 5 Handy iPad Apps to Create Infographics. Storybird- Great for Visual Storytelling with Students. July, 2014 Storybird is a great platform for visual storytelling.

Storybird- Great for Visual Storytelling with Students

Students can easily use it to create visual stories in few steps. Storybird provides students with artwork curated from illustrators and animators from all around the world and invite them to use those images to create engaging stories. Besides being able to create their own storybooks, students can use Storybird library to access and read a wide variety of books written by others. They can also interact with these works through hearting and commenting on books they like. MinecraftEdu. Why (And How) Teachers Are Using Twitter. 10 Ways to Use Instagram in the Classroom.

Move over, Facebook—if you teach middle or high schoolers, you know that Instagram is one of the most popular social media channels for teens and tweens today.

10 Ways to Use Instagram in the Classroom

And while it may not seem like it at first, there are many applications for Instagram in the classroom. Of course, it's important to protect students' privacy, especially when using a public channel like Instagram. If you're interested in trying any of the ideas below, we recommend creating a classroom account that you set to "private" and carefully vetting any potential followers. You might also try adapting our suggestions to an educational social media platform such as Edmodo. Finally, be sure to check your school's technology policies before you begin. Okay, disclaimer over! Canva och årshjul. Har nu testat Canva ett par gånger och är helt såld!

Canva och årshjul

Har tittat på Canva tidigare men inte hunnit med att kika vidare utan den blev liggande i min "testa-sen"-mapp. Men för några veckor sen tipsade Niclas Vestlund i fbgruppen "IKT-verktyg", som jag har startat, om Canva och jag kikade på hans instruktionsvideo och kände genast att jag fick flytta upp denna på prioritetslistan =D Canva.com är grymt! Man kan göra posters, inbjudningar, facebookcovers osv, det finns färdiga mått att välja mellan, men man kan också välja egna mått på bilden. Öppna läromedel – Läromedelsprojektet för alla av alla.

Nu är projektet “Öppna läromedel” igång för alla som vill vara med och skapa fria läromedel för grundskolan och gymnasiet.

Öppna läromedel – Läromedelsprojektet för alla av alla

Dessa läromedel ska inte ses som färdigställda och förpaketerade på det sätt vi är vana att se traditionella läromedel. Vem som helst (lärare, elever, forskare, lärarstudenter) kan vara med och skapa dessa läromedel och vi tänkte ta möjligheten här att berätta mer om vad det hela handlar om. Detta har hänt. Wikibooks. Wikipedia i undervisningen. Sara Mörtsell ser Wikipedia som en lärresurs i skolan.

Wikipedia i undervisningen

Foto: Stefan Pålsson Utvecklar kritiskt tänkande. Recension av Bookabi - Skapa din egen illustrerade bok. Användningsområden Bookabi är en app som låter dig skapa illustrerade berättelser med hjälp av tillhörande bakgrunder, bilder och karaktärer.

Recension av Bookabi - Skapa din egen illustrerade bok

Man kan också använda egna bilder som bakgrunder eller bilder, samt skapa egna figurer. Appen är gratis, men det går att köpa till olika ”packs” för att få ytterligare bakgrunder, bilder och figurer. Möjligheten att spela in ljud finns också, vilket kan vara en bra funktion om man har elever som ogärna framför sina arbeten inför klassen. Homepage.

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