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Facebook Twitter Formats. Audio Recording Recorded Audio Books are human voice recordings that are provided to AIM-VA students through Learning Ally , formerly known as RFB&D.


While most of the books are audio only, a select number of books have been converted to the Voicetext format; which provides highlighted text to be followed while the audio is played. Download Learning Ally Sample Accessibility Features Works With: Free Learning Ally Audio App (IOS and Android)Free software from Learning Ally called ReadHear by ghDAISY Devices (Cost depends on device; device can be ordered through Learning Ally) Braille Braille is a series of raised dots evenly arranged in quadrangular letter spaces or cells.

Braille is unique written language the may be the most accessible option of reading and writing for students who are blind or have a significant visual impairment. 22 Chrome Apps Every Teacher Should Know about. March 23, 2015 Over the last weekend, we spent sometime curating what we think are some of the best Chrome apps and extensions for teachers and students.Our selection is based on the reviews we have been posting here over the last couple of years and is also based on criteria such as popularity of the apps, its ratings...etc.

22 Chrome Apps Every Teacher Should Know about

Of course the list is no way comprehensive and there are tons of other apps to be included here but for brevity and practicality purposes we limited our list to the titles featured below. Have a look and share with your colleagues. 5 Must have Chrome Extensions for Every Teacher. January 16, 2014 Google announced yesterday the launch of Chrome 32 which is the newest update to Chrome in months .

5 Must have Chrome Extensions for Every Teacher

This update is available for Chrome users in Mac, Windows, and Linux. Some of the main features that came with Chrome 32 include tab indicators, a new look for Windows 8 Metro mode, and automatic blocking of malware downloads. I have just updated mine and I am still tinkering with it. If you want to install Chrome 32 make sure you close all the tabs open on your browser because it wont work unless you turn them off. Inspiring Spring Board of Ideas - Google Docs. Twitter. Educreations. eMediaVA. eMediaVA Powered by Virginia Public Media. Nearpod: Create, Engage, Assess through Mobile Devices.

Game-based blended learning & classroom response system. PicCollage. Apps - Fractus Learning. Have Some Serious Classroom Fun with the ChatterPix App. Poetry Month Celebration! The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now) You've got every device under the sun in front of you.

The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now)

Now what apps are you going to use? Here are the apps or app categories that I recommend you test for your school. There are lots of apps, and these are just my opinion based on what I've used with my students or successfully tested. Formative Assessment Socrative: My all-time favorite app for formative assessment runs on everything. Screencasting and Capturing What Happens in Class If you're going to share and interact with your students in the electronic and physical spaces (as you should), you must learn how to screencast. Screencastomatic: This is my go-to app. Content-Sharing Platforms Your school is bricks and clicks. Sophia: Nudged along by my friend Todd Nesloney, I use Sophia for my computer applications instruction and am very pleased with the results.Haiku Learning: This is the full content management system that I'm trying to get our school to adopt.

There are many other apps like Moodle, Canvas, and Coursesites. SAMR Model - Technology Is Learning. Comic Strip Creator - Make comics with Chogger. WordSift - Visualize Text. DOGO News - Kids news articles for Grades: 3-5! Kids current events; plus kids news on science, sports, and more! Stich.It - Turning the Web into Stiches! TubeChop - Chop YouTube Videos. Plickers - Clickers, Simplified. Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine.

Web Resizer - Crop & Resize Images Free Online - Optimize images for websites and email. Tagxedo - Word Cloud with Styles. PDF to Flash page flip - flipping book software. Share Photos, Videos, Text, Music and Documents Easily. - brainstorm and mind map online. AnswerGarden - Plant a Question, Grow Answers! Generate a live word cloud with your audience.

The Newspaper Clipping Image Generator - Create your own fun newspaper. Research, create, and present school projects online - Biteslide. Create and share visual ideas online. Fakebook. Free Embeddable Interactive Content for Your Website.


A List of Some of The Best Photo Editing Tools. Photos and images are great multimedia tools to incorporate into your classroom teaching.

A List of Some of The Best Photo Editing Tools

Students attention and curiosity are easily arisen when graphic content is involved. So to help you prepare teaching visual aids to include in your classroom, Here is a set of useful and free photo editing tools that you can use very easily. With these tools you can add your personal touch to your photos and make them even more engaging. Click on any link to read more about the photo editing tool . Convert to Cartoon: editing This is a great photo editing tool that allows its users to turn their photos into cartoons.

Anmish : This tools allows its users to add funny effects to their photos. Picnik : This is a great photo editing tool. GrossOut : This photo editing tool allows its users to add heinous and scary effects such as “crazy eyes, gnawing teeth, eye patches, bat wings, bloody knives and axes, open gash and wounds, masks, and many many more.”