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Digital tools for educators and students

Digital tools for educators and students
Today I dove into an ocean of web sites, apps and other digital tools during my study day. I'm looking to refresh my digital skills and I had lots of ideas pop up today, while looking at some old and new web pages. Here I've tried to collect many of the ones I was introduced to today and I've also commented on some tools that I've used myself, at least a few times.Digital tools for responses/quizzes/surveys/exit tickets: (* = my favorite ones right now) AnswerGarden * A web whiteboard GoSoapBoxKahoot *MeetingWords MentimeterPadletSocrative * TodaysMeetTricider *Voto Other digital tools for education (for formative assessment, podcasts, presentations, storytelling ...) Canva - love to make posters with this one...ClassDojo Coggle FlipgridGedditInklewriter Jing LetsRecapLinoLucidchartMovenoteNearpodPearltrees - this is where I collect my favorite web pages...PixtonPlickersPodbeanPodOmaticPopplet Powtoon - I've made a few videos using Powtoon, it takes time, but works well! Tellagami

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Flash Fiction meets Banksy A flash fiction text is only 150 words short/long. Some say it is 75 words long and others say 1500, but we will write 150 words. In this text you remove all extra words like adjectives, adverbs, names, personifications and metaphors. That means that you as a writer leaves the reader to read outside the text and to create his or her own images of the characters and setting in the text. We will use Banksy´s pictures to create our flash fictions to leave an image in our head and to give the reader another one. This is how you write your flash fiction:

Human Rights, year 9 Related Topics: United Nations’ Day, Malala Yousafzai, Racism, Tolerance, Martin Luther King Jr. Background Human Rights Day December 10th Official WebsiteThe Universal Declaration of Human Rights Infographic poster.The 30 Articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on a poster, in a video and on paper.What are Human Rights Disregarding the origin of this .pdf-booklet, it does present the 30 human rights truly and clearly. Warm-up Human Rights Video: UNITED Song Disregarding the origin of this video, it does convey a message.The History of Human Rights A 10-min video with 9 core questions.

Free Reading Worksheets Ereading Worksheets has the best reading worksheets on the internet, and they’re all free. These worksheets are skill focused and aligned to Common Core State Standards. You are free to save, edit, and print these worksheets for personal or classroom use. 23 Tools For Students To Publish What They Learn 23 Tools For Students To Publish What They Learn by Nadya Khoja, venngage.com It’s no surprise that’s no surprise that there are so many tools available for students to publish their ideas to in the year 2015. There was once a time when publishing thoughts to the web required considerable knowledge of HTML and CSS, however with the surge of online blogging and publication systems, the power of expression has never been easier. Students now have a well of opportunity to express their thoughts and ideas with the added chance of getting global feedback on those insights. Here is a list of some of the best online publication tools that students can post their creative impressions on.

The children taken from home for a social experiment In the 1950s, a group of Inuit children were taken from their families in Greenland to be re-educated as model Danish citizens. More than 60 years later, they want the Danish government to apologise for an experiment that did enormous damage. "It was a lovely summery day, when two grand Danish gentlemen showed up at our house," says Helene Thiesen. No kidding Note : All Viralelt posts share the same structure. Teacher’s notes appear only on How to use Viralelt. This is done to keep “teacher text” to a minimum and avoid repetition. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Great Tool for Creating Image Quizzes and Educational Games July 6, 2015 PurposeGames is a website for engaging learners through creating and playing games. Besides hosting over 70,000 public games, the site allows you to create your own games and participate in tournaments created by others. As a teacher you can use PurposeGames to create a variety of game-based quizzes.

ESL Speaking Murder Mystery Game Learn English with a Murder Mystery This is a 15 to 20 minute group work fluency exercise. Each person is one character. There are 12 characters in the game. If you have a large class, consider splitting the class into smaller groups. TED talks for autonomous listening: ten activities The first week of the Electronic Village Online is in full swing! I’m co-moderating the session on teaching listening, and this week, under the guidance of Lizzie Pinard, we’ve started out with the topic of encouraging learner autonomy. One great thing about online sessions like this one is that there are a lot of participants who share a wealth of tips about the activities and resources they use.

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