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Anyclip - Any Moment, from Any Film. Free Summarizer, an online automatic tool to summarize any text or article. Collaboration Tools. Miss Hooban's Blog. Whenever we read or hear about the benefits of technology it is relevant to the educational advantage for the learner.

Miss Hooban's Blog

Few newspapers, journals, books or articles direct the attention on the benefit for the teacher. When attempting to encourage and prompt educators to take the plunge and delve into the world of technology for education, it seems obvious to me that addressing the benefits for the teacher should be included in the pitch. My Favourite Webtools. Teachers Ultimate Digital Kit 30+ Great Educational Technology Guides. Over the last couple of months, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has been working diligently on a variety of educational technology guides for teachers and educators.

Teachers Ultimate Digital Kit 30+ Great Educational Technology Guides

The majority of them have been posted here and , thankfully, have received a huge and unprecedented interaction from our readers. We are glad our hard work did not go in vain. These guides come in very handy for every teacher looking to better integrate technology into his/her teaching. They are very simple,developed in a step by step process, illustrated by pictures, diagrams, video tutorials, and examples, and concluded with a webliography containing links to a variety of other websites relevant to the topic under discussion. Needless to mention the pedagogical implications we include in the review of the web tools we feature in our guides. 1 - Teacher's Guide on The Use of Blogs in Teaching 2 - Teacher's Guide on The Use of Facebook in Education.

8 Great New Educational Web Tools Teachers should Know about. It has been awhile that I did not share the popular ' New Educational Web Tools" kind of post here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning.

8 Great New Educational Web Tools Teachers should Know about

However, that does mean I don't have any for you today. In fact I have been bookmarking several of the new and interesting web tools that can be used by teachers and students in classroom. I have learned about these tools from different online websites and blogs and below are 8 of the most important among them all. Check them out . A list of All The Best iPad Apps Teachers Need. Coming to you from the Canadian Maritimes ( Halifax), Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is an educational blog dedicated to curating, reviewing and sharing EdTech tools and mobile apps.

A list of All The Best iPad Apps Teachers Need

The purpose is to help teachers and educators effectively integrate digital technologies into their day-to-day teaching, learning and professional development. For any questions regarding our website or the content we publish, please contact EdTech admin, editor and blog owner, Med Kharbach at: info@educatorstechnology.com. Med Kharbach is a doctoral researcher and a former teacher with 10 years of classroom teaching experience. Med's research interests include: language learning, linguistics, Internet linguistics, critical linguistics, discourse analysis, new (emerging) literacies, and educational technology. Here is how to cite any of our blog posts in APA style : Kharbach, M. Example: Kharbach, M. (2016, December 30). 9 Fundamental digital skills for 21st century teachers [Blog post].

Search results for youtube for teachers. Creativity on the Run: 18 Apps that Support the Creative Process. "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, the rational mind is a faithful servant.

Creativity on the Run: 18 Apps that Support the Creative Process

We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. " - Albert Einstein We do not need to teach creativity, but rather inspire its daily practice. Somewhere along the way, we simply forgot to honor this innate gift and how to access its power. Our role as educators is to encourage learning experiences that increase the ability to recognize and listen to our inner voice. Let us begin by shifting emphasis from finding the right answer to creating school cultures that encourage risk-taking and embrace ambiguity. The Idea Catcher We can start by using note-taking apps to encourage observation and reflection. Useful apps are those that encourage the recording of our thought flow and merge text with features such as voice recording, video, sketching and photography. Recommended apps: Tricking the Muse A strategy often used to help generate ideas is brainstorming.

Brainstorming Let's Get Visual. Resources and Downloads for Teaching Critical Thinking. Tips for downloading: PDF files can be viewed on a wide variety of platforms -- both as a browser plug-in or a stand-alone application -- with Adobe's free Acrobat Reader program.

Resources and Downloads for Teaching Critical Thinking

Click here to download the latest version of Adobe Reader. Some Must Have Resources on Project Based Learning. While in the midst of preparing a conference paper on the the use of digital media to enhance project-based learning, I come across some very helpful resources which I believe every teacher keen on using PBLas a teaching strategy should have.

Some Must Have Resources on Project Based Learning

If 21st century learning focuses students abilities in incoporating the 4Cs ( Critical thinking, Collaboration, Creativity and Communication), project based learning is the operational methodology to achieve all of these skills at once. Check out these resources to learn more about project based learning: Bucket Institure for Education This is by all means a wonderful resource full of tips, ideas, hanbooks and many other materials to help you teach using PBL strategy. Edutopia. 45 Design Thinking Resources for Educators - InformED :