Cartoon Playground - The Funny Times Welcome to the Funny Times Cartoon Playground — a playground for your imagination. A chance to create your very own cartoon; a political cartoon, absurd pop-cultural moment, or gem of observational humor. Explore the cartoon elements listed on the upper right. 50 Apps for the Foreign Language Classroom I enjoy discussing iPad and other edtech resources with my colleague and friend Sylvia Duckworth almost every week through Twitter. Sylvia is a leader in the French teaching community in Canada, and has created an enormous amount of resources for language teachers to use. I asked her if she wanted to collaborate on this post, and she quickly agreed to do so. Below is a list of iPad apps that we both use in our language classrooms.
Balabolka Balabolka is a Text-To-Speech (TTS) program. All computer voices installed on your system are available to Balabolka. The on-screen text can be saved as a WAV, MP3, MP4, OGG or WMA file. The program can read the clipboard content, view text from documents, customize font and background colour, control reading from the system tray or by the global hotkeys. Learn 46 Languages Online for Free Advertisement Get FREE Audio Books from Audible.com and Audiobooks.com How to learn languages for free? This collection features lessons in 48 languages, including Spanish, French, English, Mandarin, Italian, Russian and more. Quick Certificates Choose from a variety of borders, Graphics Factory Clipart, ARASAAC Symbols and fonts to quickly customise a wide range of colourful certificates. Print single certificates or add a name list to print a whole batch quickly. Use the Resize Title button to step through alternate sizes and placements for the certificate title text. You can also use your own image in the centre of the certificate. Uploading of JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP, WMF, TIFF and SVG images is supported.
ICT in Primary education: Projects and Initiatives 1 3 ICT4E Initiatives Using Technology to Improve Education in Rwanda ICT is supported at national levels in Rwanda from Vision 2020 which seeks to transform Rwanda into a middle-income country and a knowledge-based society by 2020 to the National Information and Communication Infrastructure (NICI) strategy which has ICT as the guiding policy to develop the Rwanda information and knowledge economy to the Ministry of Education’s ICT in Education policy to integrate ICT at all educational institutions, at all levels. 2 ebook Students work in groups to create an ebook relevent to text book 3 School in the Cloud On stage at TED2013, Sugata Mitra makes his bold TED Prize wish: Help me design the School in the Cloud, a learning lab in India, where children can explore and learn from each other — using resources and mentoring from the cloud.
4 Powerful Tools from Google to Teach Kids Coding January, 2015 Coding is becoming one of the essential literacies in the 21st century education. There is a growing demand now for teaching students how to code. In his wonderful TED talk titled "Let's teach kids to code", Scientist Mitch Resnick made this beautiful analogy : When kids learn to code , it enables them to learn many other things, opens up many new opportunities for learning. It's useful to make an analogy to reading and writing, when you learn to read and write it opens up opportunities for you to learn so many other things, when you learn to read you can then read to learn, which is the same thing with coding, if you learn to code you can code to learn.
ISTP personality I wanted to live the life, a different life. I didn't want to go to the same place every day and see the same people and do the same job. I wanted interesting challenges. ISTPs love to explore with their hands and their eyes, touching and examining the world around them with cool rationalism and spirited curiosity. Tools FYI: We’re switching to a new website later this year. On the new site, Tool Submissions will work like Game Submissions (i.e. you can submit your tools). Presently this page is manually updated. Because of what’s coming, we will not be adding any more entries here, but if any links are broken do let us know. The 21st Century Skills You Need For Today's Job Market The global economy has been transformed by the Internet in the last two decades. In the developed world, the economic engine has shifted toward a post-industrial model of employment, where factory work and routine office work is outsourced or automated by robots and software. The pace of change is set to dramatically accelerate in the next decade and entire industries and occupations are going to rendered obsolete. To survive in this rapidly changing economic environment, you need to be regularly exercising your creative muscles by developing your knowledge and skills.
Learning Activities The purpose of iTEC Learning Activities is to support teachers in introducing the principle of innovation into their teaching practice. Developed by teachers from 15 countries across Europe, in collaboration with policy makers, pedagogical specialists and industry experts, iTEC Learning Activities often involve teamwork, use of technological tools, and working outside of traditional classroom environments. They are highly flexible resources teachers can integrate into their classes, by choosing the learning objectives, context, and delivery. Development Learning Activities are based on scenarios, proposed by teachers, that facilitate innovation in the classroom context.