Blogs, Articles and Videos from the World's Top Thinkers and Leaders A small startup company called Extrality is working on augmented reality flashcards for phonics. They’re calling them SmashCards. The idea is to embed interactivity into what look like ordinary flashcards, thus (hopefully) enhancing children’s phonemic awareness and understanding. When a SmashCard is held up to a webcam, relevant graphics or videos can pop up on the computer screen (e.g., the T and the EA are fluttering butterflies):
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Flashcards for Valentine’s Day Today’s Flashcard Friday post is all about Valentine’s Day! If you’re a longterm subscriber who already has a set of our Valentine’s Day cards, please revisit this section. We’ve added a bunch of new images to our Valentine’s Day set. If you aren’t a subscriber yet, February is the perfect month to join the library! Super Teacher Tools Speed Match Our Speed Match Review Game tool is the newest review game to be added to the site. Players must drag and drop answers onto the correct question to clear the board. Questions always appear in a different order.
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The 60-Second Guide To How Flashcards Actually Work In the era of digital everything, it’s often easy to lose some of the tried-and-true methods of learning. If you’re like me, you used flashcards a pantload while studying for quizzes, tests, the SATs, etc. But why? Why did you use flashcards?