Some of The Best Educational Android Apps for Teachers Coming to you from the Canadian Maritimes ( Halifax), Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is an educational blog dedicated to curating, reviewing and sharing EdTech tools and mobile apps. The purpose is to help teachers and educators effectively integrate digital technologies into their day-to-day teaching, learning and professional development. For any questions regarding our website or the content we publish, please contact EdTech admin, editor and blog owner, Med Kharbach at: email@example.com. 5 Great Web Tools for Creating Video Lessons December 2 , 2015 We have curated for you today a list of some very helpful tools to use to create interactive video lessons. These tools are particularly ideal for blended and flipped classrooms. You can use them to transform passive video content into interactive and engaging learning experiences by adding features such as questions, comments, hotspots, links, text and many more. You can also use them to create video quizzes to share with students in class. 1- YouTube Video Editor YouTube Video Editor embeds all the hacks you need to create stunning video lessons. You can use it to trim videos, add hyperlinks, add illustrative text, add audio tracks and several other multimedia materials.
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 Completely revised and updated, the 2015 GUIDEBOOK will provide you with even more information about each of the tools on the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 list – to help you make use of them for personal learning as well as for your professional practice. Each tool page includes basic information (website, cost, availability as well as their rankings on the list 2007-2015) – as displayed on the web pageskey features together with screenshot(s)links to useful free guides and resources Note, each tool could be a book in itself, but to ensure this is a manageable resource, it’s been kept as succinct as possible.
21 Digital Tools To Build Vocabulary - 21 Digital Tools To Build Vocabulary by Kimberly Tyson, Ph.D If you follow this blog, you know that I believe effective vocabulary instruction is just about the most important instructional activity for teachers to get right. A Very Good Guide to Help You Integrate Aurasma in Your Teaching December 11, 2015Aurasma Lesson Ideas is a free short guide created by Apple Education to help teachers explore different ways to integrate augmented reality in their instruction. This book embeds ‘a collection of activities that let students ages 5 to 14+ use Aurasma to demonstrate their learning across a range of subjects.’ For those of you who are not yet familiar with Aurasma, this is an augmented reality app that’s changing the way millions of people see and interact with the world. Bring tagged images, objects and even physical locations to life with interactive digital content, such as video, animations and 3D scenes ( called Auras).
33 Graphic Design Tools To Publish Visual Content 33 Graphic Design Tools To Publish Visual Content by TeachThought Staff Digital literacy is, in part, about digital publishing. Digital publishing is, in part, about the writing process–choosing an audience and purpose, drafting content, revising and editing that content, and then sharing it with the world. Webtools: No Registration Needed for Students Image courtesy of OZinOH Welcome to my list of webtools that don’t require student registration. This started off as a simple curation for myself and has ballooned into something that I never thought would get this big. And it is still growing. I started added comments to each link, but that is taking a long time to complete. magazinefactory.edu.fi/index.php?str=15 MagazineFactory – a web tool for publishing International Electronic Magazines for School Communities You are now using the web tool called MagazineFactory. This version facilitates genuine international collaboration with a foreign school. MagazineFactory [based on the original product called Tidningsfabriken] is a popular and versatile concept for developing web magazines for various purposes and contexts. The web magazine may be a single project, or a magazine which is edited continuously throughout the school year. MagazineFactory is an easy and enjoyable publishing tool which provides the teachers and the pupils an opportunity to work as editorial staff in the class and to publish a web magazine of their own.
Some Very Good Google Forms Tools for Teachers May 31, 2015 Google Forms is one of the versatile tools we use for a wide variety of instructional purposes. From creating survey forms to designing short formative assessment quizzes, Google Forms is definitely a life saver for teachers.With the added functionalities brought about by integrated add-ons , teachers can now perform some amazing things with their forms. Below are three examples of tools to simplify your classroom workflow. A Very Good Student Video Response App for Teachers June 9, 2016 Recap is a good video response system we are adding to the list of popular formative assessment tools for teachers. Recap allows both teachers and parents to keep track of students learning. It prompts students to capture their thinking and reflection on video. Video responses can be shared with other students to boost peer learning, they can also be shared with teachers and patents to engage them in the learning process taking place in class.
Get Organized: 60 Essential Keyboard Shortcuts for Office Workers (infographic) The QWERTY keyboard and mouse are hammer, wrench and screwdriver to many of today’s workers – the vital tools that allow us to interface with the worlds that we are building. It’s likely you sit at the computer for eight, ten, twelve hours or more each day, and even if you get to work on a variety of projects, the physical action of what you do is repetitive and – after a while – instinctual. But if these instincts include the frequent navigation of menus and sub-menus with your mouse to find the options you need, you are wasting serious time. A few seconds mousing around here and there soon add up over the hours, days and weeks, yet you can shave a lot of time off the process by learning a few keyboard shortcuts for the functions you use most frequently. All of our most frequently used applications – Microsoft’s Office suite, Google’s Chrome browser and Gmail service, and so on – come with a long list of shortcuts to help you navigate in a fraction of the time it takes with a mouse.
Innovative Online Learning Tools to Use in 2015 Want to be a better student? There are literally thousands of apps for that. Not to mention a wide array of other online learning tools. They’re not all changing education — but a few innovative ones are. Among the wide-ranging apps, sites, learning management systems, flashcard creators, and content archives, there are a few dozen that promise to make an impact on how students learn this year.
A Handy Infographic Featuring 10 Important New Google Forms Tips for Teachers June 21, 2016 For those of you who haven’t tried the new Google Forms yet, the visual guide below will help you get started. It features 10 important features that will help you create engaging forms, polls, and surveys. As a teacher, you can use Forms for a variety of purposes including: planning an event, making surveys and polls, creating quizzes, collecting feedback and other information from students and many more. This infographic is entirely based on insights from Docs Editor Help. Enjoy