17 visualisation tools to make your data beautiful You don’t need to be a seasoned data scientist or have a degree in graphic design in order to create incredible data visualisations. It has become a lot simpler to mine your data and interpret your insights in an engaging, attractive, and most importantly easy to understand way. This is a list of various different free and premium tools and platforms available which will allow you to communicate data in a variety of different formats, from interactive charts, to infographics, to maps, to word clouds. Not all will be suitable for your particular data set or your audience, but its certainly worth experimenting with a few to seek out the most relevant. Hopefully you’ll not only learn some new skills and find some new creative tools, but also learn something about your own data. Infogr.am
Create Games with Construct 2 The Construct 2 start page Quick & Easy Bring your work to life in hours and days instead of weeks and months. With Construct 2 making games is a piece of cake: just drag and drop objects around, add behaviors to them, and make everything come alive with events! With a quick and easy to grasp Ribbon interface, you have clear access to a wide set of tools that allows anyone to jump into game creation with little to no prior game development knowledge. The Layout Editor provides a what-you-see-is-what-you-get visual interface to design your levels.
Record your Presentations with Present.me This is a guest post from Jennifer Carey (@TeacherJenCarey) of EdTechTeacher - an advertiser on this site. Present.me is a great tool that you can use to record your presentations. You can create a video recording of yourself, a voice over, or simply a looping slideshow! Audio Editor Sodaphonic Drag and drop an audio file onto this area to open. Or hit Record to capture something new. A Great Google Drive Tool for Taking Notes While Watching Videos February, 2014 One of the things I always do before I read any book I have in my reading list is to Google its author and inspect a little bit about his/her online presence, social media profiles, other publications , journal articles...etc. The book I am reading this weekend is "Best Practices for Teaching with Emerging Technologies (Best Practices in Online Teaching and Learning)"for Michelle Packansky. As I Googled Michelle I found out this wonderful blog " Teaching Without Walls" that she runs.
12 Tools To Create Powerful Presentations About two weeks ago, I wrote an article about representing information in form of an infographic. You can read the article here: 17 Fantastic Infographic Generators! Today, in this article I would write about another form of representing information i.e. through a presentation. The Teacher's Guide To Badges In Education What encourages students to do well in school? Often, it comes down to grades. Many students will work harder in order to earn a higher grade. Colleges want to see good grades. Best Presentation Software List: Complete 2017 Guide — Slidebean Any presentation tool must have three fundamental functions: A text editor: to input the contents of the presentation. An import function: to insert and manipulate images and other content. A slide-show or presenter mode: that displays the content in a nice, formatted way. Slide shows often consist of a combination of text, video, images and charts. Their primary function is displaying clear, readable and summarized data to an audience.
SongTree Share: Description: Apple and Android app for creating and adapting songs. Add a basic track and then sing! Create collaborative song projects at your school, or with pupils in distance lands.Website: songtr.eeApple App: itunes.apple.com/us/app/songtree-collaborative-music/id976263847?ls=1&mt=8&uo=4&at=11lt9ZAndroid App: play.google.com/apps/testing/com.ntrack.songtreeCategory: Music, Sound & Podcasts > Virtual Instruments & Music Makers Martin Burrett is the editor of our popular UKEdMagazine, along with curating resources in the ICTMagic section, and free resources for teachers on UKEd.Directory
3 Powerful Web Tools to Create Whiteboard Animation Videos for Your Class October 23, 2014 Whiteboard animation videos are videos that draw themselves. They involve an animated use of images, shapes, characters, sounds and voice-overs to create a clip. This form of video production has been very popular recently and is widely used by some leading educational YouTube channels such as TED Ed and RSA Animate. Creating a whiteboard animation video is no longer a graphic designer's job. There are actually several web tools that allow you to easily put together an animated video with as simple tools as drag and drop. As a teacher, you can use these animations to create and share tutorials, presentations, step by tsp guides, and many more.
Book Creator is coming to the web - Book Creator app This summer – our biggest ever update! Here’s what we’re working on… a new, web based version of Book Creator that will work in the Chrome browser on ALL devices. That means Chromebooks, Macs, Windows devices, even Android and iPhones! Since it’s launch in 2011, Book Creator for iPad has gone on to become one of the best-selling Education apps on the App Store, with over 25 million ebooks made in classrooms across the world. Building on that success, we are now developing a web-based version of Book Creator to bring simple ebook creation to even more students and teachers. This new version will allow you to create books on any device.
10 addictive browser instruments for making music on your lunch break Make Music is FACT’s new section devoted to making music anywhere, whether you’re a seasoned producer or a total novice, using an arsenal of analog gear or just your iPhone. There may be a time when you find yourself separated from your familiar tools with a musical itch to scratch. Scott Wilson picks some of the best drum machines, synths and samplers you can use by loading up a web browser. 5 Best Prezi Alternatives - Business Presentation software by PowToon! In the last couple of years many people have been searching for innovative ways to create executive, unique, and memorable presentations. PowerPoint was exciting in the early days of its launch, but too many boring presentations led to the creation of new softwares like Prezi. Prezi presentations helped to prevent us from falling asleep during presentations, but the zooming in and out effects of their software, and limited manipulation capabilities, called for more options and new players in the presentation market. 1. PowToon – Best Prezi Alternative
4 Web Tools to Create Presentations without Installing Any Software April 21, 2014 There are a slew of useful web tools that teachers and students can use to create awesome presentations and slideshows without having to install any piece of software. I am sharing with you below my four favourite tools that I have been recommending to teachers and students: 1- Google Presentation This is by all my means one of the best free presentation tool out there.