50 Free Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners 50 Animation Tools & Resources For Digital Learners by Lisa Chesser, opencolleges.edu.au A purple monster with wild curls spiraling out of control explains the economics of oil production in the Sudan to students in Los Angeles, Sydney, Berlin, Jerusalem, and Riyadh. That is education and animation working together to teach students everywhere, everything they ever wanted to know. Educators need only utilize the tools available, most of them for free.
7 Must-Have Apps to Make Students Love Reading - The Tech Edvocate Let’s be honest: it’s exponentially more difficult in the digital age to keep students engaged! Because of the allure of apps, games and videos that are so easily accessible, many kids nowadays can’t quite summon the interest in picking up a good book. What if you could leverage children’s love of technology to help build a lasting love of reading? Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 10 Excellent New Educational Web Tools for Teachers March 20, 2015 Here are some very useful educational web tools we have curated over the last few weeks. These are EdTech tools we came across through posts from other edubloggers. As is the case with previous posts in New EdTech Web Tools for Teachers, we only feature the recent trending tools which we think would be a valued addition to teachers technology toolkit. Check out the ones we have for you today and share with us if you have other suggestions to add to the list:
Tech Tools by Subject and Skills Every year, so many new technology tools for teachers are launched into the market that it can be nearly impossible to keep up with them all. In order to keep you up-to-date with the latest and greatest educational tech tools, our team of edtech specialists has put together this list of the best edtech resources and technology tools for teachers. Clicking on the links below will take you to hundreds of apps, websites, extensions, and more. 5 Ways to Accelerate your Digital Curriculum If you have computers in your classroom, periodically use laptops or tablets or, better still, teach in a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) environment, you have a digital curriculum. You may not refer to your lessons and activities as a digital curriculum, but using technology for teaching and learning means you are going digital. As this infograpic, by SoftChalk Cloud, suggests, rolling out the mobile laptop cart or inviting students to grab their smartphones doesn’t automatically lead to learning. A digital curriculum must have more than just objectives and hardware; it requires a clear strategy. You may be acknowledging the existence of your own digital curriculum and asking yourself, Do I just have technology, or do I have students learning with technology?
eTwinning 10th Year 10 Tools 10 Activities 10 Tips - Ourboox Adil Tugyan eTwinning 10th Year 10 Tools 10 Activities 10 Tips This ebook is created for 10th Year of eTwinning and eTwinning LE 2015 '' Integrating eTwinning Work with School Curriculum '' This ebook contains 10 activities created using Web 2.0 Tools and each of the eTwinning activity is related to one of the school subjects in the curriculum. 24 Must-Have, Everyday Workhorse Apps Top 24 apps (logos shown clockwise from 7 o’clock): Timely, Accuweather, Gmail, Podcast Addict, Google Voice, Google Hangouts Dialer, Hiya Caller ID & Block, Google Keep, SimpleMind, MindMeister, Floating Stickies, Google Docs/Sheets/Slides, Wunderlist, Google Maps, Feedly, Puffin, Xodo PDF, FBReader, Pocket, Google Photos, Fast for Facebook, Twilight, Atmosphere If you’re like me, your mobile device (phone, tablet, etc.) is loaded with apps. In fact, I’ve just checked and discovered that I’ve got hundreds installed! And that left me wondering, “How many of these things do I need? Which of these do I depend on every day?”
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Insights- A New Educational Tool for Creating Paperless Interactive Lessons June 25, 2015 The popular educational app TinyTap has recently released a new tool called Insights. This is basically a data management tool to help teachers access real-time analytics on data related to classroom teaching such as which lessons students completed, how they scored on them and how they are improving. Insights is designed to help you engage your students, improve grades, and save valuable time. Here are some interesting video tutorials to help you make the best of Insights. Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals: comparatives and superlatives I. Watch the segment from the movie The Great Gatsby. II.
The Open Textbook Project provides flexible and affordable access to higher education resources Subtitle: Guidelines for designing teaching and learning Author: A.W. (Tony) Bates Book Description: On October 10, 2019, Teaching in a Digital Age - Second Edition was published.The book examines the underlying principles that guide effective teaching in an age when all of us, and in particular the students we are teaching, are using technology. A framework for making decisions about your teaching is provided, while understanding that every subject is different, and every instructor has something unique and special to bring to their teaching.The book enables teachers and instructors to help students develop the knowledge and skills they will need in a digital age: not so much the IT skills, but the thinking and attitudes to learning that will bring them success. Book release date (final version): 1 April 2015.
Excellent Chart Comparing The Best Digital Storytelling Tools of 2014 December 26, 2014 Digital storytelling is a power way to get students engaged in learning. Using a variety of web tools students will be able to experiment with a set of important skills and literacies in a multimodal environment. They can use text, audio , video, images to communicate their ideas and enhance their visual literacy and writing competencies. 9 Apps for the Low or NO Internet Classroom Having a ”bad internet day” is frustrating when you’re trying to stream a Netflix movie or connect to wifi in a coffee shop. It’s even worse when there are thirty or so inquiring minds or restless students waiting to start an activity or new lesson. So what do you do if you are in a low or no Internet classroom? Although you’ll need an Internet connection to download these apps and share student work, this list includes a handful of my favorite mobile apps for classrooms with no or low Internet access.
ClassroomDeskArrangement.com Looking for new ideas for how to set up student classroom desks? You have come to the right place! This site is designed to give you some new ideas and fresh perspective for our classroom set up! This site has several pages of possible student desk arrangements for class sizes from 16-24. Hopefully you are able to incorporate something new for your classroom this year! Stop back often as the site will be updated weekly with new ideas.
Teacher's Corner: Comparatives and Superlatives - Adjectives This activity describes how Activate: Games for Learning American English “Picture This – Same and Different” game cards can encourage students to use comparative and superlative adjectives as they discuss groups of related items. These game variations enable students to practice using comparative adjective forms and a variety of vocabulary items in fun, creative, and personally meaningful ways. Level Intermediate and above