18 Free Mind Mapping Tools for Teachers and Students1- SpiderScribe This is a great mind mapping tool that allows users to easily visualize their ideas by connecting various pieces of information together and create free style maps. It also combines elements like text, images, files, calendar events and geographic locations. 2- EdistormEdistorm is a great web2.0 tool for educators. It allows you to work on your ideas during a structured brainstorming and organize them into sticky notes for others to see .
Responses to ChangeNearly every nation on earth—except for the United States—primarily uses the metric system for all weights and measures. With its clear base-10 relationships among measurements, the metric system is easy to use. So why does the United States still mainly use the far more complicated customary measures?
What You Need to Know About Bitcoins: EBSCOhostWHAT ARE BITCOINS, YOU ASK? Bitcoins are digital currency -- and, yes, lawyers are beginning to accept them from clients. They are also known as virtual currency or cryptocurrency since cryptography is used to control the creation and transfer of bitcoins. They use peer-to-peer technology with no central authority or banks. The issuance of bitcoins and the managing of transactions are carried out collectively by the network.
Class Discussion: Getting Students to Respond to Each Other's CommentsApril 23, 2014 By: Maryellen Weimer, PhD in Teaching Professor Blog Issue 1: The classroom discussion is going pretty well. Students are offering some good comments and more than one hand is in the air.Customizing Bubble ChartMany Eyes Log in Explore VisualizationsEducreations Interactive Whiteboard Educator ReviewWhat's It Like? With Educreations Interactive Whiteboard, it's easy for students and teachers to create a multipage presentation or lesson that can easily be shared with other students, teachers, or parents. You begin creating a whiteboard-style slide by adding images from the choices in the drop-down menu, or by writing (choose a color and finger-write or type using the on-screen keypad). You can move around to resize images and text, as well as draw directly on the images, and there's no limit to the number of slides in a presentation. There's also an option to record audio over the slides.
Online Learning InfographicsNeed a few tips on what to do in your live online discussion? Here are a few to get started. ~Mia Like this:Kahoot! Teacher ReviewTeacher Review for Kahoot! Submitted October 30, 2014 How I Use It I have used Kahoot in many lessons that I have taught this year.