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Screenshots & Videos. Feel free to use the following screenshots e.g. in your Blog, or in Wikipedia to illustrate articles about Docear. If you want to see more screenshots, look at the Details page, or the manual. The basic view with your research categories, PDFs and annotations (including bibliographic data) A draft of a new paper with PDFs and annotations, copied from your Library Your Library, with PDFs and annotations. The left part shows the “workspace panel” that allows to create different projects, and to do simple file management The welcome mind map with basic information, and the note panel (bottom) in which you can create additional notes. The right part of the picture shows the integrated reference manager JabRef. 11 Awesome and Free Image Resources for your Next Presentation by PowToon! Images make presentations better. Not Text. Not Audio. Not Video. It is the image that rules this world.

Why? Presenters who utilize images within their presentations, get more attention, views, traffic, leads and customers. But, Not all images are created equal. When I refer to powerful images, I am referring to GOOD images. So, we found you 11 websites that will provide you with the best Free images available on the web. Copyright Warning One major caveat before we move on; there is a little thing called COPYRIGHT that can cause a big problem. If not, then you have 2 choices: you can download the image, close your eyes and pray that the image owner will not find you and sue you. Now that you know WHY images are so important and HOW to use them, here’s where you’ll find them: 11 Best FREE Image Resources. 1. The immense power of the animated image is often overlooked. 2. 3.

The title says it all; loads of free images. 4. 5. 6. Un splash definitely makes a splash, a huge splash. 7. 8. 9. 6 Hands-On Tools and Activities for Teaching Web Literacy. Creative Commons Licensed Image Source One of the most important skills of the 21st century — web literacy — is often overlooked in the classroom. The ability to read, write and participate online is an indispensable skill for learners, but it’s curiously absent from many educators’ curricula. At Mozilla, we believe web literacy should be a cornerstone of education. When students can create their own content on the Web, tinker with HTML, and understand the basics of online privacy, they’re empowered to do great things.

We also believe web literacy is best taught through hands-on, interactive learning. We’ve just wrapped up Maker Party, Mozilla’s annual celebration of teaching and learning the Web through hands-on activities. Thimble (tool) Coding can be overwhelming — all those brackets and slashes, and not one can be out of place.

X-Ray Goggles (tool) Ever wonder what makes your favorite website tick? Hack the News (activity) Erase All Kittens (activity) Webmaker Beta (tool) Print This Post. Games for Change. Doodle – Silly Name, Powerful Tool (for Finding Times to Meet, Work) Have you ever found it frustrating trying to get a group together and not being able to find a date and time that works for everyone? Have you had to run around in circles chasing emails all over and trying to hunt people down to offer times they can meet?

Well that stops now. Doodle is free and easy to use. It’s a little work for the user who creates the poll – you have to create your free account, provide a brief description of the meeting, then indicate valid dates and times the users can choose from. For the users replying to a Doodle poll, its super easy – they just click on the link you send them, enter their names and click off the times that they can be available. I don’t know of an easier way to coordinate and schedule a disparate group of people. Using Doodle to Help Coordinate Synchronous Sessions for Online Courses I recently conducted a synchronous video chat guest session for an online course being offered at another institution. About Kelly Walsh Print This Post. Pixton | World's Best Way to Make & Share Comics. September APP ED REVIEW Roundup – Apps for Video Creation Projects.

Few strategies can get students more engaged in the classroom than creative projects. Teachers can embrace the Information Generation’s learning preferences by integrating these video-creation apps below into their assignments, which can really amp up classroom engagement! Plus, differentiating classroom projects that include videos allows students to demonstrate their learning in unique ways– teaching an important process, making an interactive video focused on classroom content, or explaining findings as a newscast — instead of a traditional paper-and-pencil report.

Remember, each and every app reviewed by App Ed Review is analyzed against a comprehensive rubric in a consistent, informative manner by a panel of state-certified teachers. In addition, each review includes 3-5 instructional ideas for how to integrate the app into your teaching! Touchcast is a top-notch video app that allows students to record themselves making a report using an on-screen teleprompter. Print This Post. AA42876E-2C9A-4A59-B6D9-6628C00BFB1B. 10 iPad Apps To Record How Students Learn. The 9 Best Web Tools Teachers Will Use This Year. Clear communication with students and their parents is one of the primary goals of every teacher. Start this year with just that by using a variety of tools to share your plans and expectations for the coming academic year. In past years I have used a number of these assets but I have not as clearly organized them as I have this year. For this year’s bunch I have gathered the most important items into one single web page of my classroom website, New Students 2013-2014.

I’m hoping that by conveniently placing this information in one place my students and parents are more likely to use the provided references. The following is a list of free online tools that I have incorporated (or plan to) for this year’s class. These websites were chosen for their ease of use and because they cost nothing! I have embed a welcome board via Padlet for students to post their introductions. It’s easy to create animated shorts using Xtranormal . I’ll bet a lot of your already know about this great service.

Which Video Do You Choose?  IPAD 4 SCHOOLS | MAKING SIMPLE SENSE OF IPADS IN SCHOOLS. eLearning Brothers | Develop rapid eLearning courses and games. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The Top 27 Free Tools to collaborate, hold discussions, and Backchannel with Students. 1- ChannelME ChannelME is a great web tool. It allows its users to browse a particular website simultaneously. They are able to look at the same content of a web page with friends in real time and even chat with each other . 2- Search Team It allows its users to search in small teams and collaborate to find the best search results. It is a collaborative tool that we can use with our students. 3- Mind42 Mind42 is a great collaborative mind mapping tool . 4-Entri Entri is a free collaborative tool for writing and sharing documents . 5- Bounce It is “ a little application that lets people quickly add feedback to any webpage and toss that back and forth with other people” . 6-Wiggio Wiggio makes group work much more easier as its easy and straightforward design provides everything you need to work productively in your groups. 7-My Simple Surface My Simple Surface is a very simple online whiteboard. 8- Hackpad This is a tool to develop collaborative note-taking and writing outlines. 9- Synchtube.

50 Education Technology Tools You Can Start Using Today. 6 Time-Saving Writing Apps For Students 8.22K Views 0 Likes For anyone who has ever had to write a paper, you know that getting the ideas down when they come to you is important. These mobile apps will get you started and keep you going. 5 Useful iPhone Apps For Student Bloggers. 46 Tools To Make Infographics In The Classroom. Infographics are interesting–a mash of (hopefully) easily-consumed visuals (so, symbols, shapes, and images) and added relevant character-based data (so, numbers, words, and brief sentences). The learning application for them is clear, with many academic standards–including the Common Core standards–requiring teachers to use a variety of media forms, charts, and other data for both information reading as well as general fluency.

It’s curious they haven’t really “caught on” in schools considering how well they bridge both the old-form textbook habit of cramming tons of information into a small space, while also neatly overlapping with the dynamic and digital world. So if you want to try to make infographics–or better yet have students make them–where do you start? The 46 tools below, curated by Faisal Khan, are a good place to start. 5 Recommended iPad Screensharing Apps. The iPad is supposed to make teaching and learning easier, right? But if you’ve ever tried to talk your mom through a new task on her computer or iPad without being able to show her what you’re doing, you can understand that some frustration might ensue as you try to get an entire class to follow along with you.

Or maybe you want to show a quick video or diagram, but holding up your iPad to the class really isn’t reaching everyone. There are a lot of folks out there who feel your pain, and to ease it just a bit, they’ve created Apps to share your screen. There are a lot of them out there, so we’ve sifted through and picked out some of the better ones to give you a good place to start. If you’ve used any of these (or others) and like them, please let us know! We’d love to hear of some real world classroom experiences! With the viewer, you can join an online meeting no matter where you go.

View someone’s screen, share ideas and collaborate in real time, for free! Air Sketch. Prezi instructions - Outlook Web Access Light. XFINITY Connect: Inbox (83) Your Privacy is a Priority Facebook Connect allows you to use your Facebook credentials to login to certain portions of XFINITY TV and Comcast does not send your Comcast account or billing information to Facebook as part of this connection process. You can read more about which portions of XFINITY TV and support Facebook Connect, here. Added Security Delivers Peace of Mind Use of Facebook Connect will not allow access to sensitive information or features, including Comcast billing and account information, XFINITY Home or XFINITY Connect applications.

As an added security measure, you will need to sign in with your Comcast username and password to access this information. Only With Your Permission. 8 Great Free Technology Posters to Hang in your Classroom. So you want to start your next school year with a great new look for your classroom ?. A look that will be technology enhanced ? Well, we have suggestions for you: Technology posters . Posters are a great way to catch students attention and stimulate their learning drive . When used on the classroom wall for everyone to look at whenever they are at your class, then you can have better chances that students will grasp what those posters communicate to them. Yesterday as I was working on Teachers Definitive Guide To Google Search Skills I stumbled upon a great resource full of posters that teachers can use in their classroom. I can't believe I did not know about this before. Make sure you share with your colleagues 1- Google Scholar Here is PDF Format Here is Print Format 2- Google Book Search Here is PDF Format Here is Print Format 3- Google Search Tips Here is PDF Format Here is Print Format 4- Google Quiz Here is PDF Format Here is Print Format 5- Google Web Search 6- Google Quiz Answers.

Brainstorming and Mind Mapping Software. Make a Mind Map Online! - Mindomo. TubeChop - Chop YouTube Videos. Comment on, edit, and fill PDF files, Word documents, images and more | Crocodoc. Six3. | create and share visual ideas online.