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1 WORKSHEET – 10 GAMES Make drilling more meaningful and fun. All you need is a sheet of paper. This post shows how the use of game mechanics can help a teacher design better drilling activities and turn repeated practice of target grammar or vocabulary into a cognitively engaging exercise. Focus on the material to be practised and learning outcomes for your group of students: e.g. irregular verbs 6 Amazing App Smash Examples to Inspire Creativity We recently challenged members of our ThingLink Education Community to take the ThingLink App Smash Challenge. The challenge was designed to help educators discover new ideas for teaching and learning with an iPad by combining two or more apps together to create, publish and share content. The use of ThingLink as a presentation tool provides educators with powerful possibilities for turning an image into a multimedia rich learning tool. Many members of the ThingLink EDU community submitted ThingLink powered App Smashes to our App Smash Channel and several ThingLink Expert Educators shared their expertise through one of three webinars we offered. In case you missed it, here are resources from our culminating App Smash webinar.

Curso Online Creación de Vídeos desde Cero ¿Para qué sirve y cómo es este curso? Tu profesor Evaristo te explica y muestra de qué se trata este curso. Quieres grabar un vídeos pero no sabes como, o crees que necesitarás gastar mucho dinero en un equipo especializado. Netquiz Pro, un créateur d'exercices à publier sur un ordinateur ou sur le web Présentation de Netquiz Pro Dans la lignée des créateurs d’exercices, Netquiz Pro se présente comme une vraie petite merveille. Ce logiciel permet de réaliser des questionnaires avec pas moins de 13 types d’exercices différents qu’il vous sera possible de consulter sur internet ou directement depuis votre ordinateur par le biais d’un simple navigateur web. Comme le programme est bien pensé, il est possible de rassembler des groupes de questions dans différentes sections pour mieux organiser son questionnaire. Le côté intuitif de cet outil ainsi que sa documentation complète font de ce logiciel un outil à tester sans hésiter. Fonctionnement du logiciel

7 Great Tools for Creating Flipped Lessons from Existing Videos When they are used in the right context flipped lessons can be a good complement to classroom instruction. Not everyone has the time or skill to make effective instructional videos for their students. In those cases you can take advantage of the millions of hours of instructional videos found on YouTube and other video sharing sites. But don't just have your students watch the videos then come back to your classroom. Have them answer some specific questions that you build into the instructional videos that you find online then share with your students.

Cyber-Langues The 8 Best Audio/Video News and Current Affairs Websites to Learn English. I’m currently really tied up with checking exams, so I’m going to make the introduction to this blog post really brief. I’m sure you have enough on your plate, too. June is usually a hectic month for almost everybody, isn’t it? So, how do you keep up with the latest news? Or maybe, are you one of those who, sick and tired of reading bad news, have decided to completely isolate yourself from the world? 10 Creative Ways to Use Interactive White Boards in the Classroom Over the last decade or so, Interactive White Boards (IWBs) have proliferated in schools in the U.S. and across much of the world. Some teachers have embraced them, and others, well … not so much. Unfortunately, some schools did not offer the professional development necessary to help teachers become familiar with these systems and get the most out of their availability. Many teachers were left to their own devices to learn and use their IWBs.

Three Pillars of Educational Technology: Learning Management Systems, Social Media, and Personal Learning Environments Dr. Terry Anderson Research Associate Contact North | Contact Nord All post-secondary faculty and students use educational technology– whether for classroom-based, blended or fully online learning and teaching. This three-part series, Three Pillars of Educational Technology: Learning Management Systems, Social Media, and Personal Learning Environments, explores the Learning Management System (LMS), social media, and personal learning environments – and how they might best be used for enhanced teaching and learning. This first instalment, Getting the Most from Learning Management Systems, looks at the ubiquitous learning management system to undercover the many ways this multi-functional tool is used to support teaching and learning, as well as some of the challenges.

Create & Find Free Multimedia Lessons Make mobile learning awesome! Student creation Share materials Free! Get our new app! Save time by using free lessons & activities created by educators worldwide! Top 10 Free Plagiarism Detection Tools For Teachers Editor's note: We have originally written and published this article in November 2013. Thanks to your useful suggestions and our own following of the latest developments in the fast paced field of technology, we have updated this piece in October 2015 in the hope that you will keep finding it useful. Thank you for sharing! The act of taking someone else’s ideas and passing them off as your own defines the concept of “plagiarism”.