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Learn More | Visit the Site Hidden in Plain Sight. 100+ Video Sites Every Educator Should Bookmark (Updated for 2012) Inklewriter - Education. Education inkle is looking to bring interactive stories to the classroom, and give teachers free and simple get-stuck-right-in software to use with their students.

inklewriter - Education

From within a web-browser, the inklewriter will let students make and play interactive stories with no programming required. Why make stories interactive anyway? The way our stories work is simple: the reader is given the text of a story in a small chunks, and after each, they get to make a decision about what happens next. That could be what a character says, or does - but it could also be a deeper choice, like why a character has done what they've done, or how they feel about something else in the story. Our first project, Frankenstein, uses interactivity to explore the different facets of Mary Shelley's original novel - allowing the reader to discover different aspects of the world, follow up hints and allusions in the text, and maybe even take some narrative paths that Shelley herself considered.

Oh, and it's all free. Pinterest. Education Technology + Integration. Teachers' Resources. A Wonderful App for Students to Showcase Their Learning. August 21, 2015 30hands is an excellent app to use with students in class.

A Wonderful App for Students to Showcase Their Learning

You can use it for a wide variety of purposes from creating demos and tutorials to crafting visually appealing presentations and videos. Students can use it to create multimedia productions showcasing their learning in the form of a slideshow with audio narration, or through an audio-enhanced image portfolios to mention but a few examples.

Given its intuitive interface and simple layout, 30hands can be used with different age groups. 30hands is also great for digital storytelling. Students can add images and draw slides then arrange them by a simple drag and drop. 30hands is available in two versions: free and pro. Get Revising - Smart Study Tools and Revision Resources. Explain Everything ™ RCSD Edcamp - Home. EduClipper. Blabberize.com - Got a picture? Blabberize it! MASHER - create a video online for free.

Teaching With Technology Hub - Home. Research, create, and present school projects online - Biteslide. Blendspace - Create lessons with digital content in 5 minutes. Make mobile learning awesome!

Blendspace - Create lessons with digital content in 5 minutes

Student creation Share materials Free! Get our new app! Save time by using free lessons & activities created by educators worldwide! Be inspired! Combine digital content and your files to create a lesson TES resources YouTube Links PDFs PowerPoint Word Doc Images Dropbox Google Drive TES Teach quick start resources. Bubbl.us - brainstorm and mind map online. How to Google like a boss - Become a master of Google search with these little-known tips. No doubt about it, Google Search has revolutionized the way we do research.

How to Google like a boss - Become a master of Google search with these little-known tips

Gone are the days when we need to reside in the library for days-on-end just to finish work we’ve set ourselves to do. What is great about Googleling for research is that you can do it in your favorite cafe while sipping cups of your choice brew. Join me as we peruse this resource I found while I Googled like a boss at Tribeca Coffee, Ilocos Norte. I was adding finishing touches to posts at The Write Freelance when I discovered this treasure. Meantime, let me assure you, when you apply these little-known tips revealed in the infographic, you will surely master the art of using Google Search. Did you know that you may not be using Google search to its full potential? Set a goal for yourself "I'm going to learn something new about my expertise every day. " 20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools. Google Apps are collaborative, which makes them highly powerful.

20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools

They offer opportunities for students to engage unlike ever before. Here are 20 ideas. Google Apps is beginning to revolutionize education. With its highly collaborative, online/offline format — and its attractive price tag (free!) — many schools, businesses and other organizations are ditching their expensive, clunky software for this powerful suite of tools. The way that Google Apps is interactive and easy to share is powerful. There’s so much you can do with these apps in class to get students — AND teachers — working together. 1. 2. 3. Audience Response Systems.