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Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014. This is an analysis of the 2014 Top 100 Tools List.

Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014

The list was compiled by Jane Hart from the votes of 1,038 learning professionals from 61 countries worldwide – see the demographic breakdown below. Like last year there were also a number of unverifiable or invalid votes. Highlights of the 2014 List Twitter is the No 1 tool for the 6th year running.Google Docs/Drive and YouTube remain at No 2 and 3 on the list.PowerPoint moves up one place to 4 (for reasons that will become clear below).LinkedIn moves up into Top 10 (knocking Google+ out of the Top 10)The highest mover up the list is Kindle (& App), up 43 places to No 35 – undoubtedly due to the fact that you don’t actually need to have a Kindle reader to read Kindle books, simply the App on your desktop or mobile device.

(For other significant climbers see below)A number of tools moved down the list, the most significant drop coming from Jing -moving down 27 places to 54. Demographic breakdown By country. Skapa digitala badges. Cooltoolsforschools - home. Nu är det bevisat - barnen blir bättre i skolan med surfplattor. Annika Agelii Genlott.

Nu är det bevisat - barnen blir bättre i skolan med surfplattor

Foto: Karin Lindström 5 000 elever i Sollentuna har de senaste fyra åren fått lära sig skriva direkt på plattor i stället för med papper och penna. Det har visat sig vara mycket lyckat. I en pilotstudie för två år sedan av skolutvecklaren och forskaren Annika Agelii Genlott och professorn Åke Grönlund, båda vid Örebro universitet, var resultaten entydigt positiva. Educators Guide to the use of Pinterest in Education. Some educational Pinners to follow This is the editor of the famous blog cool cat teacher.

Educators Guide to the use of Pinterest in Education

It has over 69 boards all with more than 600 pins. Some of her best boards include "Teaching Ideas and App", Collaborative Writing", and " Global Collaboration in Education ". This guy is one of our favourite educational writers. He has several boards covering different topics such as: Google chrome extensions, Twitter apps and resources, web2.0 tools for educators and his own personal learning network. Karen is a great educator with a huge presence online. Ten Ideas for Using Instagram in the Classroom. I didn't understand the pull of Instagram the first time I heard about it.

Ten Ideas for Using Instagram in the Classroom

To me, it sounded like a fancy app that would take regular pictures and make them look like they were crappy, old photographs. Eventually, though, I changed my mind. I saw the artistic side of the app and eventually began to see the social interaction. Instagram became another layer of sharing our world and telling our stories. After spending a few months using it, I see a powerful element that I had failed to understand before. I need to use my SmartBoard more often found at. Thinglink in the classroom. 23 Tools For Students To Publish What They Learn. 23 Tools For Students To Publish What They Learn by Nadya Khoja, It’s no surprise that’s no surprise that there are so many tools available for students to publish their ideas to in the year 2015.

23 Tools For Students To Publish What They Learn

There was once a time when publishing thoughts to the web required considerable knowledge of HTML and CSS, however with the surge of online blogging and publication systems, the power of expression has never been easier. Students now have a well of opportunity to express their thoughts and ideas with the added chance of getting global feedback on those insights. Here is a list of some of the best online publication tools that students can post their creative impressions on.

5 Powerful Tools to Help Teachers Make The Best of Their Summer Learning. July 8, 2015 Summer is the time of year when teachers finally get to relax, recharge the batteries and get ready for another schoolyear.

5 Powerful Tools to Help Teachers Make The Best of Their Summer Learning

It’s also the time when teachers get to engage in deep reflexivity assessing what worked well during the previous school year and what needs improvement. A byproduct of this reflexive process is the need to enhance one’s teaching practices through a sustained professional development plan. One that transcends the immediate teaching demands to encompass a holistic intellectual approach. Teachers are life-long learners by default and luckily technology is there to help them with that. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teachers' Top Educational Chrome Apps in 2015. July 16, 2015 Over the last weekend, we spent sometime sifting through our Chrome extensions archive and curated for you the list below.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teachers' Top Educational Chrome Apps in 2015

We singled out the the apps that have been most popular among teachers and educators during the first six months of this year. The apps cover a range of themes from tools to enhance your productivity and help you stay focused to add-ons for annotating and editing PDFs, you will definitely find something to use in your teaching. Enjoy “Classroom is a new tool in Google Apps for Education that helps teachers create and organize assignments quickly, provide feedback efficiently, and easily communicate with their classes. Classroom helps students organize their work in Google Drive, complete and turn it in, and communicate directly with their teachers and peers.” 2- ClassDojo “ ClassDojo helps teachers improve behavior in their classrooms quickly and easily.

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