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102 Free (or Free-to-Try) Online Collaborative Learning Tools

Have You Ever Considered Making Money Online? Kelly Richards of New York was tired of worrying all the time where the next dollar would come from. Life seemed merely a succession of bills and worrying about how to pay them. I read Kelly's blog last month and decided to feature her story in our local job report. Working online has been a big break for Kelly, who struggled for months going from one dead end job to another. "I basically make $6,000-$8,000 a month online." I asked her how she discovered her secret to success. People use their computers everyday but rarely do they think of using them to make money. Another reason why a lot of people are getting interested in these automated software systems is that recently a lot of them have been released on the internet for free. The GoogleTrader site features a free automated trading software system that works with the binary option market. Remember, it’s always better to start small if you are a beginner. Here's how to get started: Related:  Toolsweb-tools

8 Cool Resources for Students to Use to Conduct Interviews “There’s only one interview technique that matters… Do your homework so you can listen to the answers and react to them and ask follow-ups.” – Jim Lehrer Our learners are inundated with news and information on a daily basis. In order for students to make sense of all this information and evaluate what is true they need to develop a critical eye. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning, The 30 Goals Challenge, or Learning to Go. Interview Resources Students can use artificial intelligence to interview a person, such as a police officer or zookeeper, about a profession.

54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students - 54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students by TeachThought Staff The flipped classroom has continued to enjoy momentum years after its introduction, speaking to its flexible nature, and to the need for a real change in thinking in how we think of time and space in education. Technology has been, more than anything else, the catalyst for the flipped movement. Further, teachers have taken advantage of not just video channels but a collective video literacy to realize the potential of flipping the classroom. Below is a list 54 flipped classrooms tools for teachers and students–both equally important because in a flipped classroom, both teachers and students are consistently interacting with technology, often independently and asynchronously. 54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students

12 Tools to Ensure All Students Participate Meaningfully “The human voice is the most beautiful instrument of all, but it is the most difficult to play.” —Richard Strauss Teachers spend hours preparing learning materials. Below is a list of free web tools your students can use to carry on a class discussion while you lecture, show a video, or present reading material. Online discussions with peers can be rich and meaningful, because everyone contributes and peers offer feedback to one another. Tip #1 As a class establish norms and expectations. Tip #2 Define consequences. Tip #3 Provide examples of how to contribute to the discussion. Tip #4 Help students feel confident and safe expressing themselves. Tip #5 Show students how to disagree/agree respectfully. Now that your students are prepared for their online discussion, introduce them to the web tool they will use. Backchannel Chat Backchannel Chat is a very basic backchanneling tool designed with teachers in mind. NowComment and Genius LinoIt Padlet Flipgrid GoBubble Active Textbook OneNote

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17 Web Tools and Apps to Create Interactive Video Lessons and Quizzes “Videos provide greater engagement than text or images for the simple reason that it combines audio, video and text.” – Amit Garg YouTube is one of the most popular social networks, because students love learning by video. DIY (Do It Yourself) videos, How-To videos, Tutorials, game walkthroughs and TED Talks are some of the most viewed videos. People enjoy learning from others who walk them through the process. The content is shorter and dynamic. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning, The 30 Goals Challenge, or Learning to Go. Video Lessons and Quizzes Edpuzzle and PlayPosit are two of the most popular educational tools for creating video quizzes and assessments.

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. Most presentations are shared and presented on a larger screen or through a digital projector. What makes a good presentation tool? The functions and results of presentation programs has evolved significantly in the past decades, since the original launch of ‘Presenter’ (the PowerPoint predecessor) in 1984. For the purposes of this article we are going to classify all presentation tools using 3 variables that we consider extremely important: Ease of use: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ This rating looks at the learning curve, or time required to learn to use the platform. Customization: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ The ability to customize a presentation to the smallest details.

Tutoring with My Laptop: Out of the Cubicle onto the Internet, by Susan Dominguez - International Writing Centers Association This is my 4th year as a Writing Resource Center consultant at Case Western Reserve University. We tutor undergraduate and graduate students, domestic and international, in 30 or 60 minute sessions in locations across campus, from the Schools of Nursing and Engineering, to the library and the central WRC locations. My own graduate training as a writing center consultant was in the “traditional” writing tutorial method: face to face in a cubicle or at a table, pencil in hand. This paper is intended to open dialogue about these approaches using the Internet in consulting sessions, both f2f and virtual. Some of the questions I pose for discussion are as follows: How does this technology usage affect our core tutoring? This contribution to writing center conversation and pedagogy represents our efforts, as conscientious writing tutors, to actively seek new ways to engage our students as learning styles evolve with technology. Leaving the cubicle and entering the Internet Select Bibliography:

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Writing Out Loud: Google Docs for Live Writing, Revision, and Discussion - Brandon Walsh I have been using Google Docs as a part of my teaching for almost two years now. The idea first came about in an advanced course on Academic and Professional Writing. We talked a lot about editing in the class, and many of the conversations about style took this shape: Student A: “Something about this word feels strange, but I don’t know what it is.” Hard to wrap your head around, right? The setup requires a projector-equipped classroom and that students bring their laptops to class. The template of the Google Doc consists of a blank space at the top for displaying the sentence under question and a series of workspaces for each student consisting of their name and a few blank lines. We usually turn to the exercise when a student feels a particular sentence is not working but cannot articulate why. Obviously Writing Out Loud works better on micro-edits, revisions at the level of the sentence. You can find a copy of the template here.

Turn Google Slides into an Animated GIF with this Free Tool I recently came across an awesome tool that can take a Google Slideshow and save it as an animated GIF (thanks to Infinitely Teaching for the tip!) This free tool is called Tall Tweets (odd name, I know) and is created by the awesome Amit Agarwal. With Tall Tweets you can import a Google Slideshow, set the duration for each slide (as well as some other options), and then create and download an animated GIF version of your slideshow. This can be used with many Google Slides projects to export the final product, including: Creating Stop Motion Animation with Google Slides - Resource linkCreating Online Comic Strips with Google Slides - Resource linkStudent Created Storybooks with Google Slides - Resource linkOr just saving any slideshow as a GIF! There are many tools that can make animated GIFs, but it is always helpful to find one that is free and super easy to use. Create Your Slideshow First you need to finish creating the Google Slideshow that you want to convert into an animated GIF.