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8 Ideas for Exceptional E-Learning Interactivity. Interactivity is what differentiates dull and drab E-Learning from learning that provokes questions, draws in learners and captures information in a memorable way.

8 Ideas for Exceptional E-Learning Interactivity

If you want to create E-Learning that strikes a chord with learners and transforms learning from being a chore into something enjoyable, we’ve gathered eight ideas for exceptional E-Learning interactivity: 1. Gamify your learning content The gamification of learning is a trend that is on the rise. How to create digital homework that students love. Let's Invent! Episode Three: Coding Key Presses in Scratch! – Makey Shop. Tuesday we shared how to hook up Makey Makey and Scratch for first time users!

Let's Invent! Episode Three: Coding Key Presses in Scratch! – Makey Shop

Check out the video to see how the live participants helped Colleen create a Scratch game she can control with Makey Makey! Check out the Scratch Game Join us LIVE Next Week. Plug And Play Coding Apps For Kids - Makey Shop. We've got new apps!

Plug And Play Coding Apps For Kids - Makey Shop

Learn more about each app in this blog post. To celebrate the launch of our new Craft + Code Booster Kit and Get Up + Go Booster Kit, we have also launched new apps that will let you have a full plug-and-play Makey Makey experience! Check out our plug and play apps page! Legacy and Community Apps Bongos: Play some bongo drums with the space bar and left arrow. "Is It Conductive?" Makey Makey Experiment : 6 Steps (with Pictures) - Instructables. To light up an LED, you have to connect the long leg of the LED to the "KEY OUT" pin on the Makey Makey and the short leg to a GND pin (on the back of the Makey Makey) or you can alligator clip to one of the 5 EARTH inputs along the bottom of the board.

"Is It Conductive?" Makey Makey Experiment : 6 Steps (with Pictures) - Instructables

Make sure you test your LED before you sew it to your jacket! Since you want the LED on the outside of the jacket, you'll push the legs through to the inside. On the inside of your jacket, you can bend the legs with needle nose pliers to make them more sewable. Talking Art Display : 9 Steps (with Pictures) - Instructables. Have your students record themselves talking about their artworks using the app of your choice.

Talking Art Display : 9 Steps (with Pictures) - Instructables

However, make sure it records to .wav or .mp3 files, because those are the only types that you can upload to Scratch. Go to Scratch.mit.edu to create the code for your Makey Makey. Head to the Sounds tab at the top right of the page and upload your sound files by rolling over the + button at the bottom and choosing upload. Select any dead space as the beginning of the files and delete it. Magical Coding Recipes : 5 Steps (with Pictures) - Instructables. In today's world our learning is impacted by community influencers.

Magical Coding Recipes : 5 Steps (with Pictures) - Instructables

It may be through our family heritage of stories, or the types of food and meals we enjoy together, through engaging everyday conversations with others, or the places where we travel too. 1. Take the time to have students generate interview questions, and allow students to interview a local Community Influencer that has contributed to a greater good in their immediate world. Make sure students include a question to ask about what types of food, places or people that the Community Influencer remembers most about enjoyed as a child, to bring about an interesting storytelling element of their past history of their why. 2. MaKey MaKey Christmas Lights! - Instructables. Surfing Scratcher.

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10 Presentation Tools to Win Over Your Audience. Robotique. Apprendre à utiliser les outils Google avec l'extension officielle "Training for Google Apps" Evernote, OneNote, and Beyond: The 12 Best Note-Taking Apps. Where do you put your thoughts, your ideas, or the name of a movie someone recommended?

Evernote, OneNote, and Beyond: The 12 Best Note-Taking Apps

If you write them down or otherwise capture them, you get an accurate record that you can always refer to rather than rely on a faulty memory. The place to put all this information and more is in a note taking app. Note taking apps are the digital equivalent of notebooks, and because they're digital, they can do more for you than paper ever could. For starters, note taking apps can store your notes in the cloud and sync them across multiple devices. As long as you have the internet, you have your notes. Editor's Note: Originally published in October 2015 by author Jimmy Daly and then updated in April 2017, we've updated this post with new selections and app descriptions. What Makes a Great Note Taking App? Bionic Arduino – Introduction to Microcontrollers with Arduino. Bionic Arduino is a set of four 3-hour classes in November 2007 hosted by Machine Project and taught by Tod E.

Bionic Arduino – Introduction to Microcontrollers with Arduino

Kurt. It is an introduction to microcontroller programming and interfacing with the real world using the Arduino physical computing platform. It focuses on building new physical senses and making motion with the building blocks of robotics, using Arduino as a platform. In the class, participants are shown and experiment with the Arduino’s capabilities and learn the basics of common microcontroller interfacing, such as: digital output to control lights and LEDs, digital input to read switches and buttons, analog output to control motor position or LED brightness, and analog input to read sensor inputs. The class assumes no previous electronics knowledge, though it does assume a little programming knowledge.

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Classroom Newsletters and MailChimp - Erin Wing. Web server ready. 20 Presentation Tech Tools for Kids. The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You. If you’re not an avid follower of #edchat on Twitter, you may be missing out on a great opportunity to learn about some new Web 2.0 tools that are currently being used in classrooms around the world.

The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You

That’s because @chickensaltash posed a simple question to the PLN and there has been a huge swell of support as hundreds of people have jumped in to answer the question about which 5 Web 2.0 tools teachers are using in classrooms. The Best of the Best You can view the live stream of #edchat here and see what people are saying at the hashtag #chickenweb2tools here. We scoured hundreds of responses and have come up with the following list. The following tools have not been verified and are simply based on the number of times each was mentioned on Twitter during this hashtag discussion. Made at Tagxedo – it’s in this list! The List Added in the comments and via Twitter: My virtual learning stuff2. iPads in Education - Exploring the use of iPads and mobile devices in education.

Customizing Lessons from the SMART Exchange. Voki Avatar. Intro Designer for iPad: Free iOS iMovie Video Effects. iMovie has a number of built-in themes that can be customized to give you some professional looking videos with great titles, transitions and effects. However, after you have used iMovie for a little while, it becomes pretty easy to spot the same effects across multiple videos.

Six Easy Ways for Students to Create Videos Online. YouTubeclaims that twenty hours of video is uploaded to its site every minute. Much of this video is created by amateur video producers. Learning to Innovate in a One iPad Classroom. Free Website Builder. Reviews of the Best Website Builders.

Web Applications Reviewed, Rounded Up & Explained. Ages 6-11 Homepage Main Sections. Turning a Dinosaur Laptop into a Chromebook. Intro to Making Your Old Laptop a Chromebook As a Computer Technician, I am under the belief that no matter how old a computer is, it can serve a purpose. My BIG List of iPad Coding Apps for Kids! December 9-15, 2013 is Computer Science Education Week, and this year their big push is to get coding incorporated into school curriculums everywhere. There are lots of reasons why kids should be coding, but none more than the fact that there are more resources than ever to help students and teachers get started, regardless of their previous experiences with computer programming.

So, in honor of the #HourOfCode project, here is my BIG list of iPad coding apps for kids. How to Teach Coding in the Classroom: Resources for Teachers. Audience Response Systems. Image Editor. Scratch - Imagine, Program, Share. Webcam Toy.

10+ reasons to use SkyDrive. Simple to set up and easy to use, SkyDrive offers some convenient features for sharing and accessing files. Tutorial - Copying tapes, LPs or minidiscs to CD. Google. Recently, there have been a number of tech tools that have been created to help enhance teacher productivity and improve assignment workflows in the classroom. Create, Engage and Assess through mobile devices. FUNSHINE. SafeShare.TV - The Safest Way To Watch and Share YouTube videos. TeacherTube - Teach the World.

Safe and simple blogs for your students. Built for Teachers Kidblog is designed for K-12 teachers who want to provide each student with an individual blog. Students publish posts and participate in academic discussions within a secure classroom blogging community. Teachers maintain complete control over student blogs and user accounts. Free Technology for Teachers.

Glogster Video Tutorial. Portaportal home. TUTORIEL Evernote. Tutoriel Diigo - PPA 6015-S Automne 2012. Tutoriel EDMODO. Google Docs for Teachers 2012.