The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now) You've got every device under the sun in front of you. Now what apps are you going to use? Here are the apps or app categories that I recommend you test for your school. There are lots of apps, and these are just my opinion based on what I've used with my students or successfully tested. Before & After: 4 Slide Makeover Tips At Ethos3, we love presentations. So, we find it especially fun to experiment with new or existing content to see how much value we can add with a facelift. This past week we decided to grab a few decks and play.
5 Chrome apps and extensions to make thinking more visible 5 Chrome apps and extensions to make thinking more visible This post was co-authored by Tom Daccord (@thomasdaccord) and Avra Robinson (@avrarachel) One of the biggest benefits of using technology in the classroom is that it can help us reach all learners. The more we understand how students think, the more effective we can be as educators. Technology creates a wide range of opportunities for students to reveal what they are thinking — from recording and presentation tools to interactive note-taking applications.
Top 10 Tips To Create Effective eLearning Presentations and Slideshows In this article I'll share the top 10 tips that will help you to effectively create eLearning presentations and slideshows. The following simple and straightforward tips will offer you advice on how to take your eLearning presentations and slideshows to the next level, even if you haven't had much experience working with eLearning presentations in the past. Each eLearning deliverable, regardless of the learning objective, in order to be effective has to be as interactive, immersive, and engaging as possible. Fortunately, there are now a variety of presentation and slideshow creation tools that can help you to produce amazing and effective eLearning presentations and slideshows for your learners. I highly encourage you to use the following eLearning presentation and slideshows tips in order to take full advantage of them.
10 tips for better slide decks When your slides rock, your whole presentation pops to life. At TED2014, David Epstein created a clean, informative slide deck to support his talk on the changing bodies of athletes. Photo: James Duncan Davidson/TED Aaron Weyenberg is the master of slide decks. Our UX Lead creates Keynote presentations that are both slick and charming—the kind that pull you in and keep you captivated, but in an understated way that helps you focus on what’s actually being said. He does this for his own presentations and for lots of other folks in the office.
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. We’ve shared some digital tools before and with the five tools that Steven shared combined with our earlier suggestions there are now 33 digital tools that we’ve uncovered that are free or inexpensive and help teachers implement formative assessment in their classrooms.
How to create an effective e-course / eLearningchips for eLearning courses at eLearningchips.com. Templates, Characters, Games, Cutout People and Vectors - Download, Buy, Sell This entry was posted on August 25, 2015 by admin. Slides are the "building blocks" by means of which we are building e-courses. If you want to create an effective e-course you should think how to design each slide. What are the basic rules you need to follow when creating a slide? 1. Title 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. We might think of active learning as an approach to instruction in which students engage the material they study through reading, writing, talking, listening, and reflecting.
Excellent Tutorials to Help You Create Presentations on Google Drive January 13, 2015 Here is a set of practical video tutorials on Google Slides (formerly Presentation) I have bookmarked over the last couple of months. The purpose behind this collection is to provide teachers, especially beginner users of Slides, with practical know-how to assist them in creating, editing and sharing Google Slides. Google Slides is one of the easiest and simplest presentation creation tool out there. It is also part of Google Drive suit which makes its integration with other Drive services a seamless process. The video tutorials below will introduce you to some of the basic tips and tricks to help you create beautiful slides on Google Slides. Check them out and , as always, share with us what you think of them enjoy.
The 4 Basic Principles of Presentation Design “Good design is thorough down to the last detail.” – Dieter Rams Creating a beautiful presentation requires a symphony of visual elements to work together for a “big picture.” Designers seek to make the entire vision work together in terms of how each part interacts. This includes layout, typography, and imagery, which all add up to a cohesive set of design elements. So, how can you orchestrate the chaos of design in your next presentation? Use the principles below to guide your way.
3 Reasons Why We Have Interactive E-Learning What is interactive elearning? In previous posts we discussed different ways to interact with onscreen elements. Generally, interactions are limited to click, mouse over, or dragging interactions. Then we explored two key points when building interactive elearning. The first point is to get the users to “touch” the screen. Find ways to have them interact with onscreen elements. 20+ Best Keynote Presentation Templates It is essential to master your communication skills in today’s world. Using keynote templates for the visual aids and reinforcing your excellent public speaking skills is the best way to achieve a success. Having a collection of strong keynotes can help you to make your presentation go to the next level. The keynote is gaining much popularity among the designers as a wireframe and prototyping tool. It has powerful features like multiple slide masters, styles, grouping, and animation. You can also hyperlink in the slides.
10 Infographics for Learning We all love infographics. Why? Well, they help us grasp information in a quick and fun way that appeals to our visual senses. In fact, there’s an infographic here explaining that. Below you’ll find 10 infographics that discuss learning in many different capacities – online, blended, mobile, etc. Tell us, what’s your favorite infographic on learning?