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.
WeJIT – The Power in We Anyone can create an instant public or private collaboration around any topic of interest. Spread your topic-based discussions, debates and decisions via your Social Networks.Amplify the conversations and collaboration around topics in sports, politics, pop culture and more.Build an instant community around topics of interest.Empower students to engage their peers in meaningful discussions and collaboration. Drive topic-based discussion, debates and decisions within your group or organization without an inbox full of “Reply to all” email.Make quick and easy tactical decisions that include input from all appropriate team members, without the need for more meetings or complex software.Empower teachers to engage their peers in private online discussions and collaboration on any topic. The WeJIT is to collaboration what Google is to search. Richard Lang, Chairman & CEO, Democrasoft, Inc. “Having a blog with large amounts of traffic I still received very little engagement.
Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers With the thousands of educational apps vying for the attention of busy teachers, it can be hard to sift for the gold. Michelle Luhtala, a savvy librarian from New Canaan High School in Connecticut has crowd-sourced the best, most extensive list of apps voted on by educators around the country. “I wanted to make sure we had some flexibility because there’s no one app that’s better than all the others,” Luhtala said. Some apps are best for younger students, others are more complicated, better suited for high school students.
100+ Chrome Apps and Extensions for Teachers and Students Pinterest I have put together a Google Chrome App and Extension Database for Teachers (also at the bottom of this post) that is loaded with apps and extensions for productivity and classroom integration. If you have followed this blog for any length of time, you probably know that I love the Google Chrome web browser! Google Chrome is the learning environment for all things Google and allows you to customize your browser to fit your needs. Better yet, Google Chrome can be customized to fit the needs of our student learners. Check out some of my previous Chrome posts:
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. Trading Card: Turn your photos into trading cards! Tons of fun stuff... Give one of our toys a spin! Cube, FX, Billboard, Pop Art Poster, Mat, Magazine Cover, Photobooth, Jigsaw, Movie Poster, Calendar, Gift Center, Map Maker, Motivator, Hockneyizer, Wallpaper, Trading Card, Pocket Album, CD Cover, Mosaic Maker, Lolcat Generator, Framer, Color Palette Generator, Badge Maker, Bead Art, I know, right? It's a lot to take in.
Here are the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 Over 2,000 learning professionals from around the world from both education and enterprises contributed to the 9th Annual Survey of Learning Tools. Very many thanks to all those who took the time to complete the online form, write a blog post, send me an email or tweet me their selection. I have now compiled the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015, updated the Top 100 Tools for Learning website and prepared a slideset, which I have hosted on Slideshare and embedded below. For the 7th year running Twitter is the No 1 tool on the list, although this year it is very closely followed by YouTube, and once again, the list is dominated by free online tools and services. I can also see some interesting new trends in the tools that are being used for both personal learning and for creating learning content and experiences for others, and my analysis is here.
90 applicazioni educative per tablet Android ordinate per tipologia – Top 90 Educational Android Apps for Teachers Posted on ottobre 27, 2015 by tutor lim Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.educatorstechnology.com See on Scoop.it – Lim Open Culture Get 1200 free online courses from the world’s leading universities — Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, Oxford and more. You can download these audio & video courses (often from iTunes, YouTube, or university web sites) straight to your computer or mp3 player. Over 30,000 hours of free audio & video lectures, await you now. Humanities & Social Sciences
AnswerGarden » ...- Plant a Question, Grow Answers! Generate a live word cloud with your audience. AnswerGarden is a minimalistic feedback tool. Use it in the classroom as an educational tool or at work as a creative brainstorming tool. Post it in a tweet or you can embed it on your website or blog to use it as a poll or guestbook. Getting Started How does AnswerGarden work? Dylan e il suo doppio playlist di Italo Testa Yippee! I’m a poet, and I know it Hope I don’t blow it (Bob Dylan, I shall Be Free No. 10) Floors — Pixel Press Bring your video game ideas to life, simply by drawing! Pixel Press Floors is changing the way we experience mobile games by letting anyone be the creator, publisher and player of their own video game. With our creator platform, you can literally draw your own video game – no coding required.
The Global Migration Map The Global Immigration Map visualizes the flow of people moving around the world. It uses data from the U.N. Population Division to show which countries people are moving to and from around the world. The map is visually noisy and could benefit from providing an option to turn off the animated flow of yellow dots (each dot represents 1,000 people). However the large blue and red circles over each country do provide a great overview of the impact of migration on countries around the world (the blue circles indicate positive net migration and the red circles show negative net migration). If you select these larger circles on the map you can view where immigrants to the country originate from. Whooo's Reading Motivate your students to log reading nightly and answer critical thinking questions on their secure Whooo's Reading profiles. Reward reading and writing with 'Wisdom Coins' that students use to personalize their owl avatar, or Owlvatar. Encourage peer-to-peer learning with each class's news feed, where students grow as writers with an audience of peers.