Blendspace - Create lessons with digital content in 5 minutes Make mobile learning awesome! Student creation Share materials Free! Get our new app! 50 Of The Best Teaching And Learning Apps For 2016 50 Of The Best Teaching And Learning Apps For 2016 by TeachThought Staff What are the best teaching and learning apps for 2016? That’s a good question this post looks to answer. 33 Digital Tools for Advancing Formative Assessment in the Classroom I came across a great blog post the other day – Formative Assessments Are Easier Than You Think – that told the firsthand account of a teacher, Steven Anderson, who implemented formative assessment in his classroom. He used a sticky-note version of an exit ticket to elicit evidence of student learning and in his words, “what a difference that made.” Formative assessment is ‘easier than you think’ and with all the digital tools and apps now available for mobile devices it’s even easier.
5 Ways to Add Interactive Elements to Your Videos Over the last few days I've featured a couple of free tools for adding interactive elements to your videos. In the last year I've reviewed a few other services and methods for doing the same thing. This is a round-up of the ways that you can add interactive elements to your videos. The first four tools could be used by students to create a series of choose your own adventure videos.
Stocks open lower as worries over weak China trade data loom NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening slightly lower, breaking a winning streak, as traders worried about weak Chinese trade figures. Transportation company Ryder sank 7 percent Tuesday after the company cut its earnings forecast. SABMiller jumped 10 percent in London after the beer maker agreed to a sweetened takeover offer from Anheuser Busch InBev, which makes Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 71 points, or 0.4 percent, to 17,060. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell seven points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,009. The Nasdaq composite gave up 20 points, or 0.4 percent, to 4,818.
5 Great Google Drive Video Tutorials for Teachers February19, 2014 Today I am sharing with you a slew of interesting Google Drive video tutorials that are created by Anson Alexander. I came across these tutorials while I was browsing through this wonderful site called Working at The Edge. I thought about tweeting this resource without having to post it here but I know 15 thousands of email subscribers to this blog will probably miss them. These tutorials will help you get to know some of the features and functions of Google Drive that you might probably be missing.
Apps in Action: Creating engaging presentations with Adobe Slate For me, one of the best things about using mobile technology in the classroom is that it allows users to create and share amazing content that previously would have been impossible. There are a range of fantastic tools out there which facilitate this, depending on the type of content you wish to create, but one that has caught my interest recently is Adobe Slate. Adobe is on a roll and offers a wide range of superb apps for iOS devices. Slate was even made it on to the App Store’s Best of 2015 list.
What Is Active Learning? Defining "active learning" is a bit problematic. The term means different thing to different people, while for some the very concept is redundant since it is impossible to learn anything passively. Certainly this is true, but it doesn't get us very far toward understanding active learning and how it can be applied in college classrooms.
12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free All education is self-education. Period. It doesn’t matter if you’re sitting in a college classroom or a coffee shop. We don’t learn anything we don’t want to learn. Those people who take the time and initiative to pursue knowledge on their own are the only ones who earn a real education in this world. 4 Lead Gen Campaign Ideas (+ the Landing Page Templates to Power Them) All right, so you launched your most recent marketing campaign, promoted it with an eagerness you didn’t know you had, and juuuust as you’re unwrapping your celebratory Snickers bar at your desk, lead gen Greg appears to ask when you can crank out the next one. …The next campaign that is. He’s not interested in your Snickers bar.
Little Bird Tales - Home Little Bird Tales is a storytelling and e-learning tool that can be implemented in hundreds of ways, and is great for kids of all ages, even for children who can't read and write! "Little bird tales is an exciting Web site...In the school setting the possibilities are endless." Lawrence Armstrong, DiscoveryEducation.com "Little Bird Tales is a brilliant option for digital storytelling in the primary classroom." iLearnTechnology.com "I love this site!! It is user friendly, ad-free, and will be great for fostering creativity in students!"