About. 7 Awesome Collaborative Whiteboard Tools for Teachers. The best thing about these collaborative whiteboards is that they encourage students to learn collaboratively, a skill much needed in the 21st century education.
Being a whiteboard means that you can use it not only as a collaboration tool but also to host virtual brainstorming sessions with your students and best of all, the flow of ideas never stop. Students can work simultaneously on a certain project with everyone drawing, sketching, scribbling, and adding their touch to the final work.
They can also save their whiteboard and refer back to it when needed. There are actually several whiteboard tools out there . The 30 Best Web 2.0 Tools For Teachers (2012 Edition) Looking for the best cloud computing software for your school? What about a way to remotely store homework and other assignments? It’s time to figure out which web 2.0 tool is right for you! The following presentation contains dozens of the most popular tools being used in classrooms right now. In fact, I’ve personally used more than 90% of these tools in higher education. Empressr - The Best Online Rich Media Presentation Application.
This list, presented in alphabetical order, has a nice mix of subjects and grade levels that teachers can use with their students. 30 Web Sites to Teach You About Technology Integration. Web 2.0 to support the nets. Best Websites for Teaching and Learning. The "Top 25" Websites foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration.
They are free, Web-based sites that are user friendly and encourage a community of learners to explore and discover. Media Sharing Standards for the 21st-Century Learner 2.1.4 - Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge and und understanding in ways that others can view, use and assess. 3.3.4 - Create products that apply to authentic, real-world context 4.1.8 - Use creative and artistic formats to express personal learning Glogster Remember the old the poster board presentations? Create and Track QR Codes in Seconds. AASL Unveils Top 25 Websites for Teaching and Learning: ALA Annual 2012. Sorry, but the article or page you’re looking was not found.
In May 2013, School Library Journal underwent a major server migration for its archived web content, which happened slightly sooner than originally expected. As a result, much of the content from 2004 to 2012 is currently unavailable to the public. However, this content has not been lost, and our web staff is in the process of converting these past articles for integration into the WordPress-based website you see here, which was launched in 2012. Many of these older articles have already been restored, and more will continue to be restored on an ongoing basis as they are cleaned up. Ultimately, this migration will allow for greater discoverability of all archived SLJ content, both on the website and across the Web in general. 18 Free Mind Mapping Tools for Teachers and Students. Mind mapping. concept mapping, or brainstorming are three different names with almost the same meaning : collecting,organizing , and representing ideas, tasks, words, or other items linked to and arranged around a central key word or idea into a mind map diagram .
Whichever kind of mapping you want to label it , web 2.0 has some free tools for you to help you perform it. I have meticulously compiled a list of some of the best free mapping tools for teachers and students to use. Some pluses of using mind mapping tools in education : All the Web 2.0 Tools you'll ever need in one blog post! I am web geek, and not just because I own a Foursquare t-shirt that I bought at a discount after my 1000th check in.
Wowzers Tackles Elementary Math with Online Games. Gaming | News Wowzers Tackles Elementary Math with Online Games By Dian Schaffhauser07/02/12 A company that creates educational virtual worlds has introduced a new online product designed to help third through fifth graders get better at math.
Wowzers comes from Brain Hurricane, a company that develops academic material for K-8 students in reading and math. The new release, which combines adaptive math instruction with game-based collaboration, was shown during the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference, which took place in San Diego last week. The instruction can follow a number of instructional standards, including Common Core State Standards.
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Thanks to screencasting software, anyone can do it. Bridging World History: Unit 1: Maps, Time and World History. Yodio - Add voice to photos. Meetings.io. ScienceFix - Videos of Middle School Science Lessons. 7 Useful YouTube Channels for Science Students and Teachers. Last month I posted a list of useful YouTube channels for history teachers and students.
That list proved to be popular so I thought I'd follow-up with a list of useful YouTube channels, not named Khan Academy, for science teachers and students. The Periodic Table of Videos is a YouTube channel produced by The University of Nottingham. One of the more useful playlists in the channel is The Elements. The table features a video demonstration of the characteristics of elements in the Periodic Table of Elements. In all there are 390 videos divided into 24 playlists about the work of chemists at the university.Science Bob is a helpful website featuring science fair project ideas for elementary school and middle school students. I covered this a couple of weeks ago, but it's worth mentioning again. Science/Math Concepts with Mr. Bright Storm is a company that I've covered before when writing about online mathematics help.
Main Page - GigaPan Time Machine. Meet Pentametron, A Bot That Only Tweets In Iambic Pentameter. Meet Pentametron, a robot that is a literature nerd's dream. It uses an algorithm to find and retweet rhyming couplets in iambic pentameter. Through a Twitter account, Pentametron retweets sequential tweets that fit into the ten-syllable alternating-stress meter commonly used in Shakespeare's plays and sonnets, complete with rhyming couplets.
It also posts them on Pentametron.com in 14 line sonnets. According to Gawker, the bot first "strips the tweet of emoticons and ASCII art. Six great special-education resources for parents and teachers. These six websites provide a wealth of information, including vetted technology tools that can help special-needs students By Meris Stansbury, Online EditorRead more by Meris Stansbury May 11th, 2012 This list of six resources aims to help special-education stakeholders.
According to some education stakeholders, it’s not always easy finding information on special education, especially when it comes to technology tools. Math Web Apps. At the Oklahoma Digital Learning Summit last week, an Oklahoma STEM specialist asked me what math products I liked and I mentioned the following: Elementary Math i-Ready.com from Curriculum Associates, is a great K-8 adaptive assessment with engaging content.
Dreambox.com is a K-3 game-based adaptive math product. ST Math from MIND Research Institute is a visual game-based approach used with great results in over 1,200 schools; ST Math is now available on iPad. They are launching their Seattle Math Initiative this Wednesday. CoSketch.com - Online Whiteboard Collaboration.
Creating Assignments That Work for Digital Learning Environments. Assignments | Viewpoint Creating Assignments That Work for Digital Learning Environments Teachers who spend time actually thinking through assignments that align with the learning outcomes of a course are the most effective at assessing the learning that has taken place. Now, however, even the most creative teachers are being stretched like never before in regards to creating assignments that work in technology-rich learning environments. While evaluating learning in the purest sense might never really be possible given the scope of variables, new technologies are making it more achievable than ever before.
When assignments are creative and applied and, most of all, relevant, so that all learning styles and aspects of course content can be integrated, students are usually more positive about their performance. To create assignments that work the focus must be on process, not task. In order to evaluate the process, I have developed a four-step system I follow with students. OLE Products: Election 2012. 12 Animated Plays by William Shakespeare: Macbeth, Othello and Other Great Tales Brought to Life.
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BloomBoard. 5 Innovative Animation Tools for Teachers. Move over, Disney. Step aside, Pixar! It’s now easier than ever for casual users to create fun, engaging animations. With the slew of information available online, even young storytellers can learn the basics of visual storytelling. M&M’S® Become an M&M'S® Character: Create Character. Web 2.0 teaching tools to enhance education and learning — Edjudo. 3D Projects. - Evernote For Schools Site: Resource for Using Evernote in Education.
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