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For Teachers. Piskel - Megaman moving. Tool shortcuts P Pen tool V Vertical Mirror pen B Paint bucket tool A Paint all pixels of the same color E Eraser tool L Stroke tool R Rectangle tool C Circle tool M Move tool S Rectangle selection Z Shape selection U Lighten O Color picker Misc shortcuts 0 Reset zoom level +/- Zoom in/Zoom out X Swap primary/secondary colors D Reset default colors ctrl + Z Undo ctrl + Y Redo ↑ Select previous frame ↓ Select next frame N Create new frame shift + N Duplicate selected frame shift + ? Open/Close this popup alt + P Create a Palette </> Select previous/next palette color alt + O Toggle Onion Skin alt + L Toggle Layer Preview Selection shortcuts ctrl + X Cut selection ctrl + C Copy selection ctrl + V Paste selection del Delete selection Keyboard shortcuts.

Courses. Gojimo - A Great App for Self-paced Test Prep. Earlier today I had the opportunity to test out an study app called Gojimo. Gojimo was initially developed by a student for students. Gojimo offers thousands of free practice tests for students of high school age. Students can find practice tests for topics in science, math, history, geography, economics, and language arts. The app was originally designed for students in the UK, but it has expanded to offer SAT, ACT, and AP exam prep. Gojimo is available as a free iPad app, as a free Android app, and as a free web app.

Applications for Education One of the nice things about Gojimo is that after every question students can see an explanation of the correct answer. Gojimo - A Great App for Self-paced Test Prep. Earlier today I had the opportunity to test out an study app called Gojimo. Gojimo was initially developed by a student for students. Gojimo offers thousands of free practice tests for students of high school age. Students can find practice tests for topics in science, math, history, geography, economics, and language arts. The app was originally designed for students in the UK, but it has expanded to offer SAT, ACT, and AP exam prep. Gojimo is available as a free iPad app, as a free Android app, and as a free web app. Whichever app students choose to use, they will have access to all review content. Applications for Education One of the nice things about Gojimo is that after every question students can see an explanation of the correct answer.

Sell Yourself: Online Marketing Degrees | Petersons Online Schools. 10 mistakes to avoid when pursuing an online degree | Petersons Online Schools. Just like there can be pitfalls in traditional education, there are potential pitfalls in online education that can keep you from achieving your highest level of success. Here is a list of the top 10 errors that students make when pursuing an online degree program. 1. Not selecting the program that’s right for you Just because an online degree program exists in your chosen field doesn’t mean that it’s right for you. 2.

This step is easy, and it’s probably the most important thing you can do for your online degree program. 3. Online courses are not easy, and while there is often significant flexibility in scheduling, you will still need to expect to spend 15 hours per week for a three-credit course. 4. For your online degree, you need to make a plan of which courses you will take and when. 5. In addition to tuition, you will likely need to purchase books and other materials for the class. 6.

Your current computer and Internet connection may not be sufficient for the course. 7. 8. 9. 10. How to Pay for Online Schools. Versal. Sketch Nation Create - Education. A Great Resource for Downloading Ready-made Charts and Diagrams to Use in Class. November 12, 2015 Visualizing data is sometimes the best way to effectively communicate your message especially when it comes to complex data that requires a lot of explanation.

There are several tools you can use to create visualizations in the form of charts, graphs, diagrams and posters. Some examples include Infogram, Canva, PiktoChart, Google Draw and Sheets, Lucidchart and many more. However, if you are looking for ready-made charts that you can simply download and repurpose for your own teaching situation, Chart Chooser is a great place to start with. Chart Chooser from Juice Labs offers a wide variety of pre-made charts that you can download and use for free. These include: Pie chart, Bullet bar chart, line chart, bubble chart, column chart, and many more. 12 Of The Best Math Apps For Kids. 12 Of The Best Math Apps For Kids by TeachThought Staff Introducing students to new ideas is a matter of both art and science. How do you frame the content? How do you stimulate curiosity, or establish a need to know? This is all true whether you’re introducing students to concepts (e.g., literary symbolism), or skills (e.g., dividing fractions).

Of course, it’s not that simple with everything (may not make sense to hand a student $1000 to let them “make sense of” financial literacy), but the idea of letting students interact–on their own, as they will–with new ideas make sense. In pursuit, we created a collection of 12 of the best math apps for kids–specifically, elementary school students. Disclosure of Material Connection: This is a “sponsored post.” 12 Of The Best Math Apps For Kids. Gooru | Sign up, Sign in. LittleBits. Technology. Duplicate and Edit Kahoot Quizzes. Kahoot is currently my favorite tool for creating and playing quiz games. I’ve yet to show it to a group of teachers who didn’t like it. And, more importantly, kids love playing Kahoot games! Kahoot provides a fun way to gather feedback from a group through their phones, iPads, Chromebooks, or any other device that has a web browser and an Internet connection.

You can include pictures and or videos as part of each question that you create and share in a Kahoot activity. Players are awarded points for answering correctly and quickly. Kahoot makes it easy for teachers to create review games. Here are this week’s most popular posts from FreeTech4Teachers.com: 1. Would you like to have me speak at your school or conference? Learning. Presentation Tools. Collaborative Tools. Resources for teachers.

Edu. Making quizzes and worksheets. Teacher Resources. EDpuzzle Review: Easy-to-Use Tool Lets Teachers Quickly Turn Online Video into Lessons. There is a staggering amount of free video available online that makes great fodder for teaching students, particularly in flipped classroom settings. Instead of giving students YouTube links or telling them to search for a video on a particular subject, with EDpuzzle teachers can select videos, edit them down, assign them to students, and quiz them as they watch.

EDpuzzle is a very simple tool that walks teachers through the video lesson creation process, with only a few limitations. With this solution a teacher can make the most of the video assets he or she has access to, plus everything the Internet has to offer. It is also an easy enough experience that you can quickly create individualized video lessons for different students and their particular needs or areas of interest. Likes Ridiculously easy to use and the site does a great job walking users through each step.Lets you search for video content from multiple sources within the site, or upload your own video. Dislikes. Educational videos. 8 Good Web Tools to Create Video Quizzes for Your Class. Vialogue (Video + Dialogue ) is an online video with a group discussion feature.

Vialogue allows users to interact with videos by adding time stamped comments to them. This can be a great tool for teachers to use with their students to get them engaged in video prompted discussions.To get started, upload a video, grab one from YouTube, or choose one from the growing collection on our site. Once you’ve created a vialogue, you can encourage thoughtful conversations by posing questions, adding polls, and replying to comments.

You can even embed a vialogue into your website, LMS, or blog! VideoNotes is a free web tool that allows students to take notes on a video they are watching. 3- Edpuzzle This is a web tool I have just learned about from my colleague David Kapuler. 4-Google Forms Google Forms has made it possible for users to insert YouTube videos into their forms. 5-TedEd TED Ed is a website that allows teachers to create lessons around YouTube videos. 6- Educanon 7- HapYak 8- Blubbr. Sorting Algorithms | Computer Science Unplugged. Content creation. 32 Ways to Use Google Apps in Your Classroom. 15 Best Google Drive Add-Ons for Education. Google Drive has enabled Google Add Ons and there are some that you and your students will want to enable right away.

Others may appeal more to professional developers or those who work remotely . I have updated this post and also held a free webinar talking about my favorite Google Drive Add Ons. I’ve updated this post originally written in 2014 to reflect current information. This remains one of my most popular posts to date, so I want it to be current and to remove links that no longer work. At the bottom, I include a list of all Add-Ons removed from this post and why. Want a video tutorial? Here’s a tutorial on enabling add ons. Add-On #1: Extensity The biggest issue that teachers and students often have is having too many extensions and add ons enabled.

Ok, it isn’t really an add on, but it can be accessed through an add on. Then, if you want to use Google Voice typing everywhere, all you need is the Read Write Toolbar for teachers (see below.) Add On #4 Grammarly Add-On #7: Kaizena. Www.classtools.net/QR/create.php. Video Games and Learning.

Video games are one of the fastest trending topics in media, education, and technology. Research across fields as disparate as science, literacy, history, visual processing, curriculum, and computer science suggests that video games aren’t just fun – they can actually be good for your mind as well. In this course, we will discuss current research on the kinds of thinking and learning that go into video games and gaming culture. We’ll investigate the intellectual side of digital gameplay, covering topics that range from perception and attention in Left 4 Dead 2 to the development of historical understanding in Civilization to collaborative learning in massively multiplayer online games like World of Warcraft.

Throughout the course, we examine the inherent tensions between contemporary youth culture and traditional education and new developments in games for learning that promise to help bridge that growing divide. Week One – Introduction: Games and Learning?! Squire, K. (2011). MathJax. AppInventor.org: Democratizing App Building. Πρόσκληση από την Ε.Ε. για την διοργάνωση της Εβδομάδας Προγραμματισμού και στην Ελλάδα. Πρόσκληση για την διοργάνωση εκδηλώσεων αφιερωμένων στον προγραμματισμό απευθύνει η Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση, σε μια ακόμα προσπάθεια να καλύψει το κενό 900.000 θέσεων εργασίας έως το 2020 με απαιτούμενο προσόν γνώσεις πληροφορικής. Οι εκδηλώσεις για την Ευρωπαϊκή Εβδομάδα Προγραμματισμού θα διεξαχθούν από τις 11 έως τις 17 Οκτωβρίου 2014, όπου υπάρξει ανταπόκριση στο επείγον κάλεσμα της Ε.Ε.

«Σημειώστε αυτή την ημερομηνία: 11-17 Οκτωβρίου 2014 - Ευρωπαϊκή Εβδομάδα Προγραμματισμού. Κάντε της ιδέες σας πράξη με το #coding», είναι το μήνυμα που στέλνει η Νέιλι Κρους, αρμόδια Επίτροπος για την Ψηφιακή Ατζέντα μέσω του νεαρού Έλληνα «πρεσβευτή» της διοργάνωσης, Πέτρου Δημητρακόπουλου. Η αντιπρόεδρος της Ευρωπαϊκής Επιτροπής Νέιλι Κρους δήλωσε: «Η ζωή μας είναι πλέον ψηφιακή και, ως εκ τούτου, οι νεότερες ιδίως γενιές χρειάζονται ψηφιακές δεξιότητες όπως ο προγραμματισμός. Πώς μπορείτε να συμμετέχετε στην Ευρωπαϊκή Εβδομάδα Προγραμματισμού; Γιατί ο προγραμματισμός είναι σημαντικός; Educational Video Resources. Engineering Building a Foundation in K-12 Curricula. Storybird - Artful Storytelling.

Online Courses and Open Source. Pixy, μια φοβερή κάμερα για το Arduino! Control Appliances From An Arduino: The Start Of Home Automation. Last time, I showed you a few ways of making your Arduino projects via SiriProxy, OS X’s built-in speakable items, and some Automator scripting, or even a dedicated voice recognition hardware chip. I left you with a quick demo of me turning on my lights, but didn’t explain how I achieved that on the hardware side. Let’s look today at how you can control high power devices – like your kettle, or some floor lamps.

Warning: Messing around with a household mains electrical supply is not something to be undertaken lightly. A 9V battery can make your tongue tingle, but 120-240V can fry it, and potentially kill you. If you die from doing any of this, I accept absolutely zero responsibility. If you’re new to this, make sure to check out our beginner’s Arduino guide. Solid State Relays Relays are electrically controlled mechanical switches; apply a voltage to the trigger side, and the magnet inside will flip the switch mechanically. “PowerSwitch Tail” Hack Some Remote Controlled Sockets. LiquidCrystal. Learning Examples | Foundations | Hacking | Links Examples > Libraries > LiquidCrystal LiquidCrystal - "Hello World! " The LiquidCrystal library allows you to control LCD displays that are compatible with the Hitachi HD44780 driver. There are many of them out there, and you can usually tell them by the 16-pin interface. This example sketch prints "Hello World!

" output of the sketch on a 2x16 LCD The LCDs have a parallel interface, meaning that the microcontroller has to manipulate several interface pins at once to control the display. A register select (RS) pin that controls where in the LCD's memory you're writing data to. A Read/Write (R/W) pin that selects reading mode or writing mode An Enable pin that enables writing to the registers 8 data pins (D0 -D7). There's also a display constrast pin (Vo), power supply pins (+5V and Gnd) and LED Backlight (Bklt+ and BKlt-) pins that you can use to power the LCD, control the display contrast, and turn on and off the LED backlight, respectively. Code. Arduino Projects. Smartenit - Solutions. There is nothing as tasty as homemade raspberry pie in the summer, and the ice cream on top makes it even more delicious, especially when it's free.

The Smartenit ZBPServer software is the ice cream that turns your Rpi into a "HomAidPi", full-fledged automation monster gateway that manages large home / building automation networks based on ZigBee, INSTEON and X10 protocols. Choose one of several USB automation interfaces available from Smartenit (USB-CID, ZBPLM, and EZIComm) and access a large ecosystem of automation devices that includes lighting, HVAC, irrigation, appliance control, energy management, water management, etc. Check out our "How To" section below to see how to load the Smartenit software onto your Rpi and cook up something special. So grab your Raspberry Pi, compatible Smartenit controller automation interface, scoop on our ZBPServer and enjoy your powerful, inexpensive home automation gateway. We think you'll agree nothing tastes better than some HomAidPi! Smartenit - Solutions. Greece Android - Φτιάχνοντας ένα Έξυπνο Σπίτι, και έλεγχος από το Android (μέρος 1ο)

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