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Crear pósters y pancartas. A menudo decoramos nuestras carteleras con pósters y carteles analógicos para hacerlas más atractivas, o para hacer bien visible de forma permanente una información a nuestros alumnos: una norma, una tabla de multiplicar, un mapa de conceptos...

Crear pósters y pancartas

Con Posterazor puedes crear e imprimir carteles de gran formato y muy vistosos de forma casera con una impresora cualquiera. Diseño del póster Los profesionales de diseño quizá utilizarán programas del tipo Gimp, Inscape, Día ... Pero también podemos utilizar el Impress, Draw o cualquier otro programa de presentaciones multimedia para hacerlo, siempre que nos permita exportar nuestro trabajo como una imagen. Ves a Impress y crea un documento nuevo.

Finalmente, lo exportas como PNG o JPG (Archivo> Exportar). Impresión del póster Para imprimir el cartel utilizaremos Posterazor, un programa con licencia GNU y multiplataforma. Primer paso: abre la imagen que contiene el gráfico a imprimir (la que has generado al diseñar el cartel). The Best Tools and Apps for Flipped Learning Classroom. July 25, 2014 Following the posting of "Managing iPad Videos in Schools" somebody emailed me asking about some suggestions for tools and apps to create instructional videos to use in a flipped learning setting.

The Best Tools and Apps for Flipped Learning Classroom

In fact, over the last couple of years I have reviewed several web tools and iPad apps that can be used in flipped classroom but the ones I am featuring below are among the best out there. 1- Educlipper Educlipper is a wonderful tool for creating video tutorials and guides to share with students. As a teacher you can create an Educlipper board for your class and share the link with them. Now that you have a shared space with your students, you can go about creating instructional videos using the iPap app of Educlipper. Pixiclip is another wonderful tool to create step by step instructional videos to use in your flipped classroom. 3- Explain Everything.

Connected Learning in an Open World. At the beginning of this week I was in Greenwich, London for the first time in my life.

Connected Learning in an Open World

On Monday I travelled up the Thames from Embankment to Greenwich Pier by Clipper (another first) and stood on the decks of the Cutty Sark. On Tuesday I spent the day at the University of Greenwich’s APT2014 Conference, the reason for the trip. On Wednesday I stood on the Meridian Line at the Royal Observatory. A key question asked in the main exhibition room of Flamsteed House at the Observatory is ‘Where am I? The Case for Connected Learning. A Day in the Life of a Connected Educator – Using social media in 21st century classrooms. One of our main goals at Powerful Learning Practice is to turn educators into 21st Century educators.

A Day in the Life of a Connected Educator – Using social media in 21st century classrooms

That is, teach them how to use social media and other powerful Web 2.0 tools to transform their classrooms into learning environments that are ready for today’s iGeneration students. One of the most common questions we get is, “But where do we find the time to use all this new technology?” Connected Learning Principles. We are living in a historical moment of transformation and realignment in the creation and sharing of knowledge, in social, political and economic life, and in global connectedness.

Connected Learning Principles

There is wide agreement that we need new models of education suited to this historic moment, and not simply new models of schooling, but entirely new visions of learning better suited to the increasing complexity, connectivity, and velocity of our new knowledge society. Fortunately, we are also able to harness the same technologies and social processes that have powered these transformations in order to provide the next generation with learning experiences that open doors to academic achievement, economic opportunity, and civic engagement. What would it mean to think of education as a responsibility of a distributed network of people and institutions, including schools, libraries, museums and online communities? The Essence of Connected Learning.

Learning 2.0 is Dumb: Use ‘Connected Learning’ Instead. Going forward, and as best I can, I’ll use the term ‘Connected Learning’ to describe a knowledge ecosystem made up of formal, informal and social learning behaviours and modalities.

Learning 2.0 is Dumb: Use ‘Connected Learning’ Instead

It’s about time I (and perhaps you as well) retire the term Learning 2.0. Connected Learning Visually Explained for Teachers. What Is Connected Learning? There are a ton of resources floating around out there about connected learning.

What Is Connected Learning?

Connected learning brings together all of the various experiences, interests, technology, academics, people and communities that learners are a part of in order to make all of these scenarios and experiences learning opportunities. Many teachers naturally do this to some degree in their classroom already, without perhaps the official ‘name’ attached. The Essence of Connected Learning. Connected Learning Visually Explained for Teachers. Ten Tips for Becoming a Connected Educator. We all know that education budgets are getting cut more and more, and that meaningful professional-development opportunities have unfortunately become a bit of an oxymoron in education.

Ten Tips for Becoming a Connected Educator

Not only can being a "connected educator" help change that, but it can also provide you with ongoing inspiration and support. I'd even go as far to argue that being connected will be the most impactful thing you can do in your career. So with all of that said, I'd like to provide you with these ten tips on how you can get connected -- starting tomorrow. 1. Embrace Making Mistakes I've been in so many meetings with educators who talk about the power of making mistakes. 2. When I teach others how to get started using social media for professional development, many request a manual of some sort -- a detailed step-by-step account that tells you exactly what you need to do. 3.

I recently heard this playful metaphor of a puppy getting loose for the first time to describe how people should use social media. 4.