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Chromville. Animate Your Life. Plan a Better iMovie Trailer with These PDFs. Here are a few trailers made by teachers and students. Next to each one is the iMovie trailer template it uses. My Dream Destination - Italy uses the Expedition template.Verbs uses the Superhero template.Properties of Ionic Compounds uses the Adrenaline template.The Giver Book Trailer uses the Adrenaline template.Project-Based Learning uses the Swashbuckler template.Stylus Status uses the Retro template. Because trailers are so short, the information you convey has to be concise. iMovie’s templates do not leave much room for text. And, the more you write, the smaller the text becomes and harder it is to read. iMovie provides an outline and storyboard for each template.

To help plan trailers with more original text and shots, I’ve created a fillable PDF for each template. Each PDF is fillable, so you can open in an app like Adobe Reader or Preview and easily add your own text. Revised_imovie_unit_plan_pdf.pdf. Home. DayZ Mod. Game based learning - Using Glow and ICT. Game-Based Learning. Games by Lucas Pope. 2013-14 K-12 Digital Citizenship, Technology, Library Science Curriculum. Enchantium. 4D Fairy Tale - An Augmented Reality Adventure ... 4D Studio for Education - DAQRI. AR Flashcards - animals alphabet.

Flashcards are really popular by kids app developers.

AR Flashcards - animals alphabet

You simply take the letters of the alphabet, place an animal beside it and add sounds and audio response to it: “A” for “Apple”. Not very spectacular. However, if this kids app concept get’s enriched with a great technique such as “augmented reality”, we’ll definitely start to find it pretty exciting and worth mentioning. What you’ll need to start this iPad and iPhone AR app, are the so called “AR-cards” with the AR-marker. Of course the app developer provided a PDF document on their homepage for you to print these out for free. Simply print out the AR-cards (it would be best to use thick paper such as photo paper) so that it doesn’t get creased and crinkled. With the AR Flashcards animals app you get a lot of content, all in all 26 different animals – one for each letter, whereas other augmented reality apps, are usually quite miserly with contents.

Of course, it depends on the angle of your camera. Augmented Reality ABC Flashcards App for Young Kids. This FREE app is so much fun.

Augmented Reality ABC Flashcards App for Young Kids

All you have to do is download the free flashcards, print them in color and then use the free app. When you open the app press “get started” and it opens a camera viewer. Place one or more of the cards in view of the camera and watch the magic happen. When you touch the screen on top of the animal or card it also tells you the letter name and animal. I know we are always looking for interesting ways to get kids to learn letters and I think this could be a great addition to the bag of tricks. I also love that it will recognize more than one card at a time.

Like this: Like Loading... 20 Ways to Use Augmented Reality in Education. Second Life proved an incredibly valuable tool for educators hoping to reach a broad audience — or offering even more ways to learn for their own bands of students.

20 Ways to Use Augmented Reality in Education

Augmented Reality Development Lab: Affiliated with Google, Microsoft, and Logitech, the Augmented Reality Development Lab run by Digital Tech Frontier seeks to draw up projects that entertain as well as educate. The very core goal of the ARDL involves creating interactive, three-dimensional objects for studying purposes. Reliving the Revolution: Karen Schrier harnessed GPS and Pocket PCs to bring the Battle of Lexington to her students through the Reliving the Revolution game, an AR experiment exploring some of the mysteries still shrouding the event — like who shot first!

The best decisions are made with Clarity. Learning Games For Kids. Why Games & Learning. The meaning of knowing today has shifted from being able to recall and repeat information to being able to find it, evaluate it and use it compellingly at the right time and in the right context.

Why Games & Learning

Education in the early part of the twentieth century tended to focus on the acquisition of basic skills and content knowledge, like reading, writing, calculation, history or science. Many experts believe that success in the twenty-first century depends on education that treats higher order skills, like the ability to think, solve complex problems or interact critically through language and media. Games naturally support this form of education. They are designed to create a compelling complex problem space or world, which players come to understand through self-directed exploration. Games. Some Struggles Teachers Face Using Games in the Classroom Lack of time and administrative support are just some of the obstacles to using games in the classroom.


Continue Reading The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning explains key ideas in game-based learning, pedagogy, implementation, and assessment. This guide makes sense of the available research and provides suggestions for practical use. Continue Reading. Through coverage of the market, research and up-to-date analysis, Games and Learning reports on the opportunities and challenges facing those seeking to unlock the educational power of games.

Games and the Common Core: Two Movements That Need Each Other. Recently I witnessed two expert panels discussing critical issues for our educational system -- on the same day.

Games and the Common Core: Two Movements That Need Each Other

The first one was on implementing the Common Core for English-language learners; the second was on how games offer an exciting new frontier for student learning and engagement. In the morning, I listened in to an Alliance for Excellent Education panel including Stanford professor Kenji Hakuta and Carrie Heath Phillips, director of Common Core implementation at the Council of Chief State School Officers. That evening, I went to Stanford to hear a panel on Education’s Digital Future that included professors James Paul Gee of Arizona State and Constance Steinkuehler of the University of Wisconsin - Madison.

I was struck by two things: 1) How neither community of experts mentioned the other, and 2) how these two "movements" urgently need to work together. They need each other. Student Choice Dr. Video: Constance Steinkuehler describes her research. Games and the Common Core: Two Movements That Need Each Other. Educational Games. English-Zone.Com. PLEx Life Science. Introducing Seeding Reading: Investing in Children’s Literacy in a Digital Age. Today’s children are surrounded by digital media of all kinds.

Introducing Seeding Reading: Investing in Children’s Literacy in a Digital Age

How will they ever learn to read? That question is at the heart of Seeding Reading: Investing in Children’s Literacy in a Digital Age, a new series of articles and analysis brought to you by New America’s Education Policy Program and the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop. Atomic Learning-Flipping For Professional Development. 30 Tools to Flip Your Classroom From edshelf. A Comprehensive List of Apps and Tools to Flip your Classroom. For those of you intent on employing the flipped learning model in their instruction, we have curated a set of important web tools to help you create the appropriate flipped classroom environment for your students.

A Comprehensive List of Apps and Tools to Flip your Classroom

Check them out below and as always let us know what you think of them. Enjoy 1- Explain Everything Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design tool that lets you annotate, animate, and narrate explanations and presentations. You can create dynamic interactive lessons, activities, assessments, and tutorials using Explain Everything's flexible and integrated design. 2- Knowmia Knowmia is a great website that offers thousands of video lessons from great teachers around the world. It is also a platofrm where teachers can use simple and easy tools to create and personalize short video lessons for students of their own school. 3- Edmodo Edmodo is another great web tool you can use to flip your classroom. 6 sites to borrow free e-books. E-readers are one of my favorite gadgets.

6 sites to borrow free e-books

You can store your entire digital library of books and magazines on something that can comfortably fit in your purse or backpack. Would you have believed that was possible just 10 years ago? Thinking of picking up an e-reader? Check out my essential e-reader buying guide. Tech Funding. 2014 Recordings. Applying for Funding - Education - The PFA. 20 Best Websites To Download Free EBooks. We understand that reading is the simplest way for human to derive and constructing meaning in order to gain a particular knowledge from a source.

20 Best Websites To Download Free EBooks

This tendency has been digitized when books evolve into digital media equivalent – E-Books. Online Readers Advisory Sites - Wiki. From Wiki Article in Websites category. Starred sites for adult fiction readers' advisory Fantastic Fiction Inclues pictures of covers, series lists, and pre-pub/forthcoming information as well. EdWebet52 - Pitching the library. LessonPaths - Create, share and explore Learning Playlists - LessonPaths.