Free Technology for Teachers. Comparison Charts of Popular Ed Tech Tools - FreeTech4Teachers.com. 5 Good Tools for Building Classroom Websites - Comparison Chart 5 Tools for Creating Multimedia Quizzes - Comparison Chart 5 Tools for Creating Multimedia Textbooks 5 Web-based Audio Editing Tools Compared - Chart Alternatives to Google Image Search - Chart Comparison of Blogging Services for Teachers Copy of Backchannel/ Informal Assessment Tools Comparison Chart.
Edmodo. Part Sixty-Six Of The Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly. Here’s the latest installment in my series on The Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly.
As you may remember, in order to make it on this list, the web tool has to: * be easily accessible to English Language Learners and/or non-tech savvy computer users. * allow people to create engaging content within minutes. * host the user’s creation on the site itself indefinitely, and allow a direct link to be able to be posted on a student or teacher’s website/blog to it (or let it be embedded). * provide some language-learning opportunity (for example, students can write about their creations). * not require any registration.
You can find previous installments of this series with the rest of my “The Best…” lists here. You might also want to look at The Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly — 2010 and The Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly In 2011 and The Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly In 2012 — Part Two. Here are the newest additions: 35 Digital Tools To Create Simple Quizzes And Collect Feedback From Students. 35 Digital Tools To Create Simple Quizzes And Collect Feedback From Students If there is one thing teachers lack, it’s time.
And while using technology to automate learning has been frowned upon by many, using it to automate time-consuming processes or aggregate data automatically is among the many seamless fits technology can make into any classroom. Which is where the following collections of apps and tools comes in. These sites, tools, and apps can save teachers time by allowing them to create simple quizzes that can be taken asynchronously, and make polls and forms to collect feedback from students (content-based or otherwise).
Timeline Tutorial: Introduction. Build Your Own Interactive Timeline Using the extraordinary Exhibit and Timeline scripts written by MIT's SIMILE project and the flexible power of Google Docs spreadsheets, it's now possible to build custom, interactive, and searchable timelines for use in your research and your teaching.
Watch the screencast below to see exactly how such a timeline works. But why would you want to build a timeline? Well, just imagine that you are teaching a survey course of Victorian literature. You could assign your students different years in this time period and ask them to identify four important events that happened in their particular year and to post them to a timeline. Now that you have an idea why, I’m going to walk you through the steps of building your own timeline. This tutorial has three sections. Timeline JS - Beautifully crafted timelines that are easy, and intuitive to use. Top 20 Sites-Apps for Creating Timelines. A while back I created a list of top 10 sites for creating timelines.
Well, since that time mobile learning has really integrated into education and apps have been developed to accomplish this task. I've created a new list combined w/ apps & sites that are ideal for creating timelines. *Definition - "A timeline is a way of displaying a list of events in chronological order, sometimes described as a project artifact. It is typically a graphic design showing a long bar labelled with dates alongside itself and (usually) events labelled on points where they would have happened. Timelines are often used in education to help students and researchers with understanding the order or chronology of historical events and trends for a subject. *This list is in alphabetical order. American History Timeline - A excellent iPad for viewing America's history. Mind Mapping. Mind42.com - Collaborative mind mapping in your browser.