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App of the Week: Vibby. In this weekly blog, our own Emily Jeanes gives readers the lowdown on web apps that educators can use inside Haiku Learning. Emily is the very first Haiku Learning Sales Engineer. Edtech ninja, sci-fi writer, and proud transfer from our award-winning Client Services team, she brings with her a passion for researching, playing with and integrating awesome educational tools into Haiku Learning. Like Haiku Learning, she likes to think she plays well with others.

What is Vibby? From their site: Vibby is "a fast-growing video platform that enables users to highlight, share and discuss the best parts of any online video, thereby making content more engaging, as well as providing invaluable analytics on user interaction at a very granular level. " In Haiku Learning: Use Embed the Web to embed any vib, complete with highlighted segments, Skip capabilities, a Like button, and the powerful ability to view and add comments.

Website: www.vibby.comPrice: FreeHTTPS? How do I get the embed code? Interactive Ebook Creation & Digital Publishing Software. Is technology transforming education? | LTSIG. By Russell Standard I am looking at the #EdTech tweet feed on my Twitter account as I write this article. The tweets are updating almost every second and most of them include words like transform, innovate and flip.

The picture that emerges is one where teaching and learning is being transformed. I wonder to myself is that really happening? The innovation is in the teaching Technologies have the potential to be used in an innovative way but they have an equal potential to be used in a very traditional behaviouristic mode. In my experience of training teachers, both happen in about equal measure.

We can see it in the SAMR model for example (a model popularised by Dr Ruben Puentedura). I am making the point that way too much focus is put on the technology and its affordances and not on the way we exploit it. Of course I don’t want to exaggerate this point. I don’t want to claim any immunity from this. These ideas and activities really begin to transform teaching and learning.

SAMR. Top 10 Text To Speech (TTS) Software For eLearning. There are several reasons why you should consider using text to speech software for your eLearning courses; converting words into speech accommodates learning difficulties, develops speech and literacy skills, and allows for different paces to work with. In this article I will share the best text to speech software for eLearning, so that you can be able to explore your options and select the right text to speech software for you. eLearning text and narration are extremely important factors to an eLearning course.

Granted; human voice overs are warmer and enhance the emotional connection between learners and their eLearning courses, but hiring a narration professional is more expensive, more time consuming, and makes course updates difficult. Moreover, for corporate training, it makes it challenging to maintain and effectively communicate the organization’s brand identity. Get 2 Free eBooks Get the eLearning Industry's Articles in your inbox. ESL Game You searched for sound o matic » ESL Game. Making Learning Awesome! - Kahoot! Socrative. Make a beautiful visual story. In minutes. | Adobe Slate. Create & Find Multimedia Lessons in Minutes | TES Blendspace. EDpuzzle.

Zaption - Interact & Learn with Video Lessons. Lessons Worth Sharing. Meaningful discussions around video. Interactive Video Learning. Interactive Video Learning.