Web tools that can be embedded There’s a gazillion cool online tools nowadays and many provide code that you can use to embed what you’ve found or created into your blog posts, pages or added to text widgets in your blog sidebar. Refer to the following instructions to embed: Below’s a list of tools to get you started: Audio Hosting Websites 11 class activities with sensors you didn’t know your phone had Mobile devices can do more than we imagine! Rebecca and Chrystian Vieyra developed apps for classrooms to tap into their sensors. (Google Hangout screenshot)
A Practical Way To Apply Gamification In The Classroom How To Apply Gamification In The Classroom To Enhance Motivation As a teacher in a public school in Thailand (English Program), I have read a lot about gamification. I haven’t noticed it before, but it is being used in our daily life in all sorts of ways. After a lot of reading, I tried to implement gamification in my classes. I would like to share with you this experience of applying gamification in the classroom; a very practical approach which costs nothing and the results are priceless.
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10 Free Ways to Create Videos on Chromebooks Last week I published an updated list of tools for creating videos on Chromebooks. It's time to update it again as I forgot to include Pixiclip which I featured in a post earlier this week. Pixiclip is a free tool for creating simple instructional videos. Pixiclip provides you with a blank whiteboard on which you can draw, type, or insert images. You can record your voice as you draw or type on the screen. A variety of drawing tools is provided in Pixiclip.
Story in 5 Photos » Show What You Know with Media A five photo story is a collection of five images which tell a story of some kind without using supplementary text, audio or video. The five photos should “stand alone” as a story. A “Story in 5 Photos” project can include five different photos or images either captured with a digital camera or located online. This can be setup as a “visual charades” activity, where students create a visual story and their ‘audience’ is asked to guess the topic or subject.
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3rd – 5th Grade Search Lesson In this lesson we will be focusing on learning if you can trust a website based on its looks. We will use the great fake site thedogisland.com. Students in this age love this site and easily get sucked in to all the great pictures and writing about how great this island is for dogs. A fun place to start the conversation on authenticating your resources. A look at the search result for the linkto: have a discussion about this page and how using linkto: can help tell us who is linking to a web page. Downloads this Lesson