12 Sources for Free Images to Use on Your Blog and Social Media Posts November 3, 2014 by Tricia Goss The image you choose can make or break your social media updates, blog posts and other content. But, finding the right picture to accompany your post can be challenging.
6 Alternative Ways To Use Kahoot! in the Classroom, and Beyond - Kahoot! Forums A game of Kahoot! is typically initiated by educators as a way to gain rich insights about their classroom, through formative assessment or reviews. However, we are continually blown away by the huge number of alternative ways our community play Kahoot! to capture the hearts and minds of learners - with a focus on mastery and helping learners realise their deepest potential. As you may not have thought of these - we thought we’d share some!
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Step by Step Guide to Creating ... February, 2014 Since I posted about the " 20 online museums for teachers and students " I received several emails with links, apps, tools and more tips related to educational virtual field trips. One of the links I got included this wonderful guide I am sharing with you below created by Silvia Rosenthal from Langwitches. The guide is about how to frame a virtual field trip using Google Earth. Being able to frame your field trip enables you to take your students into an education virtual learning trip in which they will engage in authentic and experiential learning. Silvia used Tour of Jacksonville, Florida as an example of the virtual field trip you can create for your students. She also integrated some curriculum activities that go parallel with this virtual trip.
14 Great Tools to Create Engaging Infographics and Images for your Social Media Posts Update – we launched Pablo a new tool to create beautiful images for your social media posts in under 30 seconds You can use Pablo right from the get-go, no need to login or create an account. Just quickly create amazing images super fast. You can try out the first version of Pablo right now – no login required. Just head to and give it a try! We’d love to hear your thoughts about Pablo on Twitter, just hit us up @buffer and hope it makes creating images for your social media posts much easier for you. 10 Time-Saving Tech Tips Recently I came across this great TED Talk featuring David Pogue, identifying 10 time-saving tech tips that you may or may not have known about. It often drives me crazy when I see people not utilizing some of these, but even I found a couple of things in here that I didn’t know! These time-saving tips will take you five minutes to learn and could save you thousands of hours in your lifetime. Well, maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration. Or maybe not… And in case you wanted something easy to come back to without having to rewind, here are all 10 of the tips from the video above:
UPDATE: 36 Digital Formative Assessment Tools for the Classroom If you’ve followed our blog here at Teach Learn Grow, you know that we’re a huge proponent of formative assessment. There is no shortage of formative assessment techniques available to teachers to use in their classroom. They provide teachers the valuable feedback they need to adjust their teaching so student learning moves forward. Add to the many techniques the digital tools available these days in smartphones and tablets, and formative assessment becomes easier than ever to implement. 111 Low-Cost or Free Online Tools for Nonprofits The number of low-cost or free online resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. Many nonprofit professionals are overwhelmed by the all choices and as mobile media continues to grow, prepare to be mind-boggled by all the new technology options that will be available to your nonprofit in coming years. That said, to be alerted of new low-cost or free resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech for Good 2.0 e-Newsletter [see right column]. A section of the e-newsletter entitled “Resource of the Week” features a new resource/tool in each edition. 1.
50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About Technology and education are pretty intertwined these days and nearly every teacher has a few favorite tech tools that make doing his or her job and connecting with students a little bit easier and more fun for all involved. Yet as with anything related to technology, new tools are hitting the market constantly and older ones rising to prominence, broadening their scope, or just adding new features that make them better matches for education, which can make it hard to keep up with the newest and most useful tools even for the most tech-savvy teachers. Here, we’ve compiled a list of some of the tech tools, including some that are becoming increasingly popular and widely used, that should be part of any teacher’s tech tool arsenal this year, whether for their own personal use or as educational aids in the classroom.
List of Text Emoticons – The Ultimate Resource : Cool Smileys This list is our attempt to create a resource of all the text smileys and emoticons in the world. This should be quite useful – People currently use ASCII Emoticons in chat rooms, Emails and cellular phones SMS Messages. Often times I also get questions about this or that unique smiley: “What does this text emoticon mean?” – and finally, here is my complete answer :). How to use this list? disposableWebPage Hello World. This is LMWIFY, short for “Let Me Write It For You”. LMWIFY lets you create simple yet stunning looking messages on a canvas and distribute it as an image to your family and friends. The Concept