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Timeline Home › Classroom Resources › Mobile Apps Mobile App Create a graphical representation of an event or process by displaying items sequentially along a line. Timelines can be organized by time of day, date, or event, and the tool allows users to create a label with short or long descriptive text. The ability to add an image encourages students to create a visually appealing project. Add, drag, and rearrange items as needed. Designed for use in the school environment, this app features a simple profile system so that multiple users can create and store their own timelines on the same device without confusion. This app mirrors our web-based student interactive Timeline, so users familiar with one can easily adapt to the other. Related Classroom & Professional Development Resources back to top Grades 11 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson A Blast from the Past with Nuclear Chemistry Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing Timeline

Advertising | Little Ida's Flowers Blogging and art I have recently started guest blogging for a London based art gallery/shop/blog. I love art, all sorts, so it will be a great experience for me. Graduation A few days ago we all got dressed up and went to The Barbican for graduation ceremony for the class of 2013. It turned out that in reality, it’s a lot of hard work. Once it was all returned it was a lovely day though. A few pictures from the day: Image Done and dusted There was a small moment of doubt. For the ones with beards You think you’ve seen it all, and then something like this pop up on your twitter timeline. If you have a beard and want to put it to work, you can sign up on the website. Image screenshot from beardvertising.com Lego I am currently creating an advertising portfolio for a subject at uni, and one of my favourite advertisers have got to be Lego. Advertising Agency: Publicis Mojo, Brisbane, AustraliaCreative Director: Andy Ward Agency: Blattner Brunner. Beer and horses – what’s not to like?

Loose Strands | Darned Sock Productions Winner: Best App for Children “A brilliant combination of experiential digital design and traditional storytelling.”2015 Digital Book Awards Discover the mystery of the barbershop. Roland Bartholomew Dexter the Third’s whole life has been about routine and rules. Every day he wakes up, studies the books in his family’s library, sweeps the floor of his family’s barber shop, and goes to sleep. The barber shop has only one customer–a creepy old relative named Mr. Puddlewick—so his family is very poor. Night after night, Roland dreams of an outside world he’s never seen. One of the best books apps of 2014 “Wise and witty, even Snicket-y… Truly impressive. One of the Best iOS Family Apps of 2014 by Appszoom. “A brilliant read… One of the most captivating book apps for tweens in the app stores.” — TechWithKids.com “The ultimate interactive reading app… gorgeous. 9/10”— Appszoom “Loose Strands sets the gold-standard for non-linear and user-controlled storytelling.”— Digital Storytime Intrigued?

39 Creative Lego Advertisements - Creativity without bricks Lego creativity is not limited to building bricks and stop motion movies, it extends even to advertising. As with plastic bricks, Lego can take the simplest of concepts and make a powerful, intelligent and often witty statement. The approach taken with a typical lego ad is often minimal, as you will see from the fantastic print ads below. There really is no end to Lego creativity. Please note that this post was completely updated on the 5th of May, 2010. Brain Stimulator Aeroplane Lego Submarine Lego Tank Lego Dinosaur Lego Periscope Lego Philippe Starck Lego Michael Schumacher Lego Alicia Keys Lego Real Life Building Airplane Hanger Train Line Fire Sation Ascending and Descending Belvedere Waterfall Lego Solutions (1) Lego Solutions (2) Lego New York Toy Fair (1) Lego New York Toy Fair (2) Lego New York Toy Fair (3) Lego Table of Elements Intergallactic Spaceship Submarine Starship Enterprise Lego Crane City Shadow Dam Shadow Shuttle Shadow Video Game Lightbulbs Ambulance Rubiks Cube Astronaut Baywatch Construction Sex

Pixie | Engage young minds with creativity Pixie is exciting creativity software students can use to share ideas, imagination, and understanding through a combination of text, original artwork, voice narration, and images. Creating with technology appeals to diverse learners, and encourages thinking, creativity, and communication skills. Project work with Pixie engages students in the curriculum and helps you meet the goals of your curriculum. Have Chromebooks? Students show what they know Pixie can be used across many grade levels and curriculum areas. Pixie helps all students produce high-level work, providing a sense of pride in their abilities and fostering the determination to achieve. Tech4Learning | tech4learning.com/pixie | 877-834-5453 Pixie has great tools for self expression Pixie lets students share their learning in many ways As students create valuable products like eBooks, comics, and public service announcements, they connect what they learn and do in the classroom to the world around them.

6 Excellent Lego Apps to Enhance Kids Thinking Skills August 20, 2015 The educational potential of Lego has exponentially grown over the last few years raising the Lego status to the top ranks in educational gaming industry. In a previous post we shared here last year, we talked about about 7 important skills kids develop from engaging with Lego games. Here is a quick overview of these skills: Lego provides tools that develop lateral thinking in a fun environmentIt teaches kids to think in three dimensionsIt improves literacy as kids work with instructionsIt develops problem-solving, organization, and planning by constructionIt improves creativityIt enhances communication and critical thinkingIt boosts kids motor development. In today’s post we are sharing with you some great apps that kids can use to play Lego games on the go. ‘Help your child bring their LEGO characters to life with the LEGO Movie Maker App. ‘“Instructions for LEGO®” is a fan-built application for those who are fond of creating new things with their Lego bricks.

Richard Byrne Free Technology for Teachers TeacherTube Teacher Tech | Alice Keeler Learn Moore Stuff | Laura Moore-Instructional Technology Specialist Ask a Tech Teacher | What tech ed can I help you with? 9 Technology Tools To Engage Students In The Classroom - 10 Technology Tools To Engage Students In The Classroom contributed by Sara McGuire, venngage.com Technology distracts students, right? Keeps them from focusing? One solution is to ban phones and computers from the classroom. Think about it–if students are growing up in a world that requires them to be tech-savvy, then shouldn’t tech play a big role in their classroom experience? 1. We’re starting with what’s likely the simplest app on the list (well–aside the from background noise strategy): Google Forms One of the best ways to engage all students in your classroom is to give students an easy (and even anonymous) way to ask questions, receive feedback, or otherwise reach out to the teacher. Whether you provide specific questions and prompts for students to respond to as an exit slip (e.g., Was there any point during today’s lesson where you were confused?) 2. 3. Kahoot! 4. This is a fun tool to gamify the classroom. 5. Immediate responses from every single student instantly? 6. 7. 8. 9.

12 Easy Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom, Even for Technophobic Teachers Everyone wants teachers to use technology in the classroom. But you're busy -- meeting standards, prepping students for tests -- and maybe you’re not too fond of computers, anyway. Never fear – there are easy ways to bring your classroom up-to-date, technologically. Do you have a iPad in your classroom for your use? How about iPads for students to use? Could you get a classroom iPad? What kind of Internet access is available at your school? What do you have to do to get Ipads for your students? Also try to find a technology “mentor” on campus – the computer teacher or just another teacher who uses technology more than you do. Perfect Ed Tech Activities for Beginners Do a PowerPoint “Game Show Review” Many tech-savvy teachers have used Microsoft PowerPoint to create review games based on famous game shows, including “Jeopardy! Have students complete a written classroom activity as if it was online. Ever have your students write a diary from the perspective of a character or famous person?

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