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Watchkin - Another Tool for Distraction-free YouTube Viewing. Over the years I've shared a variety of tools for watching YouTube videos without all of the "related" videos and advertisements appearing on screen.

Watchkin - Another Tool for Distraction-free YouTube Viewing

Watchkin is the latest tool in this market that I have tried. Watchkin is a service that allows you to watch and project YouTube videos without seeing the related sidebar content typically seen on Consumer Education at the Mall. The FTC offers a lot of good resources designed to help students and adults become savvy consumers.

Consumer Education at the Mall

One of the resources they provide for students is an online environment called Consumer Education at the Mall. This virtual mall features animated lessons, games, and other activities that help students understand advertising methods, product pricing, and privacy protection. The virtual mall also has a section in which students can learn about common consumer scams. The consumer education mall has four sections. In the west terrace students learn about advertising methods and truth in advertising rules. Applications for Education The activities in Consumer Education at the Mall are designed for students in upper elementary grades and middle school. PowToon, free business presentation software animated video maker and PowerPoint alternative.

The Week In Review - Back in Maine. In Pieces - An Interactive Site About Endangered Animals. In Pieces is a neat site that features the stories of 30 endangered animals around the world.

In Pieces - An Interactive Site About Endangered Animals

Visit the site and you will be greeted by a little animation that comes together to form the shape of a whale. After the animation plays click through to see the stories of the 30 animals featured in the site. Each animal's story is told with text, images, and video. Explore Notable and Interesting U.S. Landmarks in Google Maps Street View. Google Maps Special Collections is a great place to find and explore the Street View imagery of interesting places all over the world.

Explore Notable and Interesting U.S. Landmarks in Google Maps Street View

This afternoon Google Lat Long blog featured a collection that I hadn't seen before, U.S. Highlights. U.S. Highlights features Street View imagery of historic places like Gettysburg and Antietam battlefields as well as interesting places like state and national parks. Quizizz Quiz instruktaż 23.03.2015. Find Creative Commons Images Within Edmodo. Media Lab. Alternatives to YouTube. Try Vialogues to Build Discussions Around Videos. How to Embed Google Street View Imagery Into Your Blog Posts. NMC Horizon. When it comes to analyzing emerging technology uptake in education, the NMC Horizon Project is truly global in scope and reach.

NMC Horizon

This map represents the last 2,000 downloads for the NMC Horizon Report series, which has a readership in more than 160 countries and growing. To date, over 50 editions of the NMC Horizon Report have been published, along with 50 foreign language translations in areas including global higher education, K-12 education, libraries, and museums. The regional- and sector-focused NMC Technology Outlook series has examined STEM+ education, community colleges, Australian tertiary education, Irish higher education, Brazilian higher education,Latin American higher education, European schools, Singaporean schools, Chinese schools, International Schools in Asia, Scandinavian schools, and Norwegian schools.

Every edition leverages the perspectives of a diverse expert panel and features projects that showcase innovative educational technology in action. The New Media Consortium. Login or Create New Account Member Spotlights RIT Launches Nation’s First Minor in Free and Open Source Software and Free Culture Partner News.

The New Media Consortium

Telling a #Dogsofed Story With Shadow Puppet Edu. How to Create a Multifaceted Backchannel Through Tozzl. 7 Tools for Building Review Games. This week I received at least a half dozen emails from people who were looking for suggestions for creating review games or practice quizzes for their students.

7 Tools for Building Review Games

The following are the tools that I suggested in reply to those emails. One teacher's needs are little bit different from another's so this list covers a fairly wide range of options. TinyTap is a good iPad and Android app for creating your own review games based on pictures and diagrams. 60 Videos of Practical Ed Tech Tips. WordWriter Offers Vocabulary Lessons Focused on Innovators and Inventions. PrepFactory - Free Online SAT and ACT Practice Exercises. PrepFactory is a relatively new service that offers online SAT and ACT practice exercises.

PrepFactory - Free Online SAT and ACT Practice Exercises

To get started on PrepFactory students choose the test that they are preparing to take (they can change their choices at any time) then take a short guided tour of the service. Highbrow Delivers Short Courses to Your Inbox. Highbrow is a new service that delivers short courses to your email inbox.

Highbrow Delivers Short Courses to Your Inbox

The idea behind Highbrow is to provide you with one short (5-10 minutes) lesson per day for your chosen course. Lessons are delivered in the form of videos, images, and text. Courses contain 10 to 20 lessons. The Psychology of Why Creative Work Hinges on Memory and Connecting the Unrelated. By Maria Popova “In the course of creative endeavors, artists and scientists join fragments of knowledge into a new unity of understanding.”

The Psychology of Why Creative Work Hinges on Memory and Connecting the Unrelated

Literature is the original internet — an endless rabbit hole of discoveries, with each citation, footnote, and allusion essentially a “hyperlink” to another text, another idea. I was recently reminded of this by a passing mention in Ronald Kellogg’s 1994 book on the psychology of writing, which led me to a fantastic 1985 volume titled Notebooks of the Mind: Explorations of Thinking (public library). In this masterwork of insight, psycholinguist Vera John-Steiner cracks open the minds of 100 different creative individuals — writers, artists, composers, choreographers — via original interviews and an analysis of their existing notebooks, journals, letters, and scientific records, shedding light on the central elements and essential patterns of creative thought. Illustration from 'Neurocomic,' a graphic novel about how the brain works. Ideas for Productively Using Cell Phones in Your Classroom. Students Will Enjoy Learning About Animals on This Fun Site.

This evening I gave a Best of the Web presentation to CUE of Nevada. I like to add some "fun" elements to this presentation whenever I can so the last two times I gave this presentation I ended with the Minnesota Zoo's Who Pooped? Website. Who Pooped? Is an interactive game in which students learn about various animals by guessing which animal created which pile of poop. Quizzity - Another Fun Geography Game. CK-12 Launches a New Collection of Elementary School Math Resources. How to Create Flashcards from a Google Spreadsheet. The Google Docs Template Gallery hosts some templates for creating flashcards from a spreadsheet in your Google Drive account. 25 Teaching Tools To Organize, Innovate, & Manage Your Classroom.

25 Teaching Tools For The Digital Classroom: Tools To Organize, Innovate, & Manage What You Do by Mike Acedo Over the years, many of us have personally experienced the growth of technology in today’s classrooms. Instead of taking notes, students are now occupied by surfing the Internet, scrolling through Facebook, and messaging their friends on their smart phones, tablets, and laptops. Quizizz – aplikacja, która nie pozwala zasnąć. Three Good Resources for Developing Lessons About Current Events. „PhotoMath” - skanujesz zadania matematyczne, które rozwiązują się same. Sending Email Reminders from a Spreadsheet. A Story Map Presented by Esri. How to Create an Audio Slideshow With Annotations in YouTube. Journey to the Centre of the Earth. 10 Good Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms Add-ons for Teachers.

The Evolution of Classroom Technology: The Journey from Pen to Keyboard Infographic. Educational Technology Infographics. GODZINA KODOWANIA. A Story Map Presented by Esri. Diagnoza typów uczniów - Riebisch Roswitha za 23,49 zł. Dzień Bezpiecznego Internetu w Twojej szkole z Superbelframi. Connect Fours - A Fun, New Review Game from @RusselTarr. The Week in Review - The Most Popular Posts. New Mission US game released! It was almost five years ago that I first ran across Mission US and wrote a quick blurb about it. “Designed specifically for the educational market and aligned to national standards, Mission US is a multimedia project that immerses players in U.S. history content through a free interactive game with extensive teacher materials and resources.

Infuse Learning Is Shutting Down - Here Are Some Alternatives. Street Food Carts Teaches Kids Small Business Lessons. Save Kahoot Quiz Results In Your Google Drive Account. How To Capture Ideas Visually With The iPad - Delicious Visual Map of History. A Call For Homeschool 2.0. The happy secret to better work: A reading list. Kids Can Create Alphabet Books With Alphabet Organizer. How to Search for Publicly Shared Google Docs, Slides, and Spreadsheets.

Photos du journal - Ośrodek Rozwoju Kompetencji Edukacyjnych. Ośrodek Rozwoju Edukacji. Some Relatively Easy Ways for Students to Create Podcasts. The 2015 Google Science Fair Is Open. Nasi trenerzy. Google for Education: Google Maps: Basics. Darmowe programy do tworzenia grafiki. Can You Name 13 Of The Most Famous Paintings In History? How Can Teachers Prepare Kids for a Connected World? Free Webinar - Storyboards in the Classroom - Stories, Graphic Organizers, and More. Znajdź mnie … czyli rozszerzona rzeczywistość.

Lekcja odwrócona z perspektywy nauczyciela historii. How Wind Chill Is Calculated. Google Announces Steps to Clean Up Blogger. How to Create Online Collaborative Whiteboards. 5 TED-Ed Lessons on How the Human Body Works. 7 ways to practice emotional first aid. How to Search for Old Newspaper Articles in the Google News Archive. Create a Word Cloud Within Your Google Documents. Frequently Overlooked Google Search Tools and Strategies.

Free Lesson Plans About Wildlife. A Google Map of Freshwater Biomes. OnGuard Online - Concise Internet Safety Videos from the FTC. View Webs of Related Search Terms on WikiMindMap. Niezbędnik Dobrego Nauczyciela. Seria 1. Rozwój w okresie dzieciństwa i dorastania. ZNL TransferZentrum für Neurowissenschaften und Lernen. How the Brain Learns: David A. (Anthony) Sousa: 9781412997973: Books. How to Use to Manage Tasks. Two Tools for Turning Outlines Into Mind Maps. How to Make a 3D Topographic Map for a School Project.

Aurasma Webcast - Argos' Augmented Reality Check. iStoryBooks Now Offers Premium Books for Free to Teachers. Text to Speech in Google Earth. 25+ apps that the TED staff swears make their everyday lives easier. Prof. Turski: Wartości człowieka nie mierzy się w dyplomach. Kwestia wykształcenia ulegnie zmianie. VS Ramachandran: 3 clues to understanding your brain. Belfer z Loch Ness. "Największym problemem współczesnej szkoły są rodzice". Wywiad z Jackiem Żakowskim. 15 miejsc, które warszawiak musi znać. Two Ways to Share Bundles of Links With Your Students. 75 Practical Ed Tech Tips Videos. What the World Eats - A Comparison of Diets. How to Search Twitter for Educational Content. Protecting Student Privacy With Skitch. Welcome to the Go-Lab "Teaching Through Inquiry" Contest. Catrobat. Create and share visual ideas online.