50 Free Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners 50 Animation Tools & Resources For Digital Learners by Lisa Chesser, opencolleges.edu.au A purple monster with wild curls spiraling out of control explains the economics of oil production in the Sudan to students in Los Angeles, Sydney, Berlin, Jerusalem, and Riyadh. Wikimedia Commons Cancel Edit Delete Preview revert Text of the note (may include Wiki markup) Could not save your note (edit conflict or other problem). Please copy the text in the edit box below and insert it manually by editing this page. Upon submitting the note will be published multi-licensed under the terms of the CC-BY-SA-3.0 license and of the GFDL, versions 1.2, 1.3, or any later version.
Interactive Games Directory Art ABCya! Word Clouds Build Your Wild Self Create Your Own Superhero (at Marvel.com) Design A Mosaic Dot Shop (at Tate Kids) Draw A Stick Man Hero Machine 2 Kotobana (Word Flowers) Matisse's Pieces (at Toy Theater) ParaNorman Stop Motion Zombie Lab Picasso Head Pixelface (at NGA) Pollock Wonder Wheel (at Busy Things) Early Learning Animal Farm Game (at Sheppard Software) Colour Game (at Sheppard Software) Dress Up (at PBS Kids) Kindergarten Shapes - Circles (at A Kids Heart) Teletubbies Counting Game ICT Skills Alpha Quick (Typing Game) Code.org (Basic Coding Course) Typing Rocket (at ABCYa) Typing Rocket Junior (at ABCYa) Brain Teasers/Problem Solving Bojagi (Area Puzzles) Bumper Ducks Effective Detective Liquid Measure Problems (at Smart-Kit.com) Mouse Trap 0h h1 0h n0 The Serum Run Shikaku (Game with Area) Simon (Listening Game) Sugar Sugar (at ABCYa) Think Outside The Flock (at Hooda Math)
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Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers With the thousands of educational apps vying for the attention of busy teachers, it can be hard to sift for the gold. Michelle Luhtala, a savvy librarian from New Canaan High School in Connecticut has crowd-sourced the best, most extensive list of apps voted on by educators around the country. “I wanted to make sure we had some flexibility because there’s no one app that’s better than all the others,” Luhtala said. Some apps are best for younger students, others are more complicated, better suited for high school students. Many apps do one thing really well, but aren’t great at everything. Still others are bought, redesigned or just disappear — so it’s always good to know about an array of tools to suit the need at hand.
Open Educational Resources (OER): Resource Roundup Resources by Topic: OER, a part of the global open content movement, are shared teaching, learning, and research resources available under legally recognized open licenses -- free for people to reuse, revise, remix, and redistribute. Why are OER important? High-quality OER can save teachers significant time and effort on resource development and advance student learning inside and outside the classroom. Further, open sharing of resources has the potential to fuel collaboration, encourage the improvement of available materials, and aid in the dissemination of best practices. Tarsia With this software you will easily be able to create, print out, save and exchange customised jigsaws, domino activities and a variety of rectangular card sort activities. The activities created using this software can be presented in printable form, ready to cut out. Formulator Tarsia known earlier as Formulator Jigsaw is an editor designed for Teachers of Mathematics creating the activities in a form of jigsaws or dominos etc for later use in a class. It includes the powerful equation editor for building the math-expressions for the activities.
Over 14 Million Public Domain Images to Use with Students in Class July 24, 2015 After posting about the voluminous amounts of historical footages uploaded and provided for free on YouTube, we are sharing with you another excellent resource but this time for historical images. Internet Archive Book Images Flickr page provides over 14 millions of historical images extracted from 2 million Internet Archive public domaine ebooks. This huge project, realized by a Yahoo researcher from Georgetown university named Kalev Leetaru, enables the general public to visually search content spanning over 500 years. Each image comes wrapped with a brief textual description providing the readers with a title of the book from which it was extracted, year of publication, authors, publisher, text snippets appearing before and after the image and many more.