Three Alternatives to Glogster This morning I received an email from a reader who was looking for an alternative to Glogster. For those not familiar with Glogster, it was a darling of the ed tech world about six or seven years ago when it empowered users to make free multimedia collages. Teachers everywhere had students making multimedia collages to summarize topics, events, and books. These Videos Will Help You Pass Your ARE Structural Exam These Videos Will Help You Pass Your ARE Structural Exam For architects seeking NCARB licensure, few things are more daunting than the dreaded structural exam. But now, thanks to a series of videos from structural engineer Dilip Khatri, even those of us who spent more time doodling than paying attention in college engineering classes can acquire the skills needed to pass the structural section of the ARE. Khatri, principal of Khatri International Structural and Civil Engineers, has a PHD in Structural Engineering from the University of Southern California and over 30 years experience in the profession, including over 20 years of teaching structural engineering.
Math vs. Undead: Math Workout - Apps on Google Play Discover that math is fun and practice math skills with Math vs. Undead: Math Workout! This cool math game for kids combines zombie games with educational games for more fun while learning! Use your math vs zombies! 10 Free Online Courses That Will Get You a Diploma There was a time when online degrees were faced with skepticism by employers. When a job applicant shows a certificate for an online degree as part of the credentials, it’s not necessarily met with enthusiasm. Over the years, however, the popularity of online courses and MOOCs or Massively Open Online Courses has increased. Educational institutions like colleges, universities, graduate schools and even private companies are putting their resources towards offering free education online for those who’d like to take advantage of it.
10 ways video can be used effectively in teaching and learning - University of Derby Blog National Digital Learning Week runs from 15-19 May 2017 and celebrates the benefits of digital technology. Jon Walmsley, Senior Media Advisor at the University of Derby, provides 10 ways video can be used to enhance learning and teaching. Video can be an incredibly powerful tool for conveying ideas and information.
My 35 Favorite Free Apps for Teaching Schools around the country are undergoing a digital transformation. With iPads and tablets showing up in classrooms with greater frequency, trying to figure out which apps to use can leave a teacher’s head spinning. Last year, when my school debuted an iPad lab, I was thrilled, but as it turned out, I barely used it. I shied away from this new technology (which is definitely not like me!) because I honestly had no idea how to make the most of the iPads in my daily lessons. Oh, what a difference a year makes! 6 Ways Artificial Intelligence and Chatbots Are Changing Education Chatbots are about to change the world in more ways than we can imagine. Already, bots around the globe can complete a diverse set of varying tasks. From ordering pizza online to mashing faces together in Project Murphy, chatbots are about to become a normal element in everyday life. As the scope of chatbots becomes broader every day, there are new applications popping up constantly.
Teacher Guides for Technology Over the last couple of months, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has been working diligently on a variety of educational technology guides for teachers and educators. The majority of them have been posted here and, thankfully, have received a huge and unprecedented interaction from their readers. These guides come in very handy for every teacher looking to better integrate technology into his/her teaching. They are very simple,developed in a step-by-step process, illustrated by pictures, diagrams, video tutorials, and examples, and concluded with a webliography containing links to a variety of other websites relevant to the topic under discussion. Pedagogical implications are included in the review of the web tools featured in the guides.
A Comprehensive List of Apps and Tools to Flip your Classroom For those of you intent on employing the flipped learning model in their instruction, we have curated a set of important web tools to help you create the appropriate flipped classroom environment for your students. Check them out below and as always let us know what you think of them. Enjoy 1- Explain Everything Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design tool that lets you annotate, animate, and narrate explanations and presentations.
3 Great Google Drive Tools for Grading Assignments November 3, 2015 Below are three great tools to help you with creating, grading and distributing class assignments. While Chalkup is directly integrated with Drive, Flubaroo and Super Quiz are add-ons that you need to install on Google Sheets. 1- Flubaroo Flubaroo is a free add-on to Google Forms/Sheets which lets you quickly grade and analyze student performance on multiple choice and fill-in assignments. Within a minute you'll be able to: Get scores for each student, and identify students in need of extra help. View average score, and a histogram of scores.