Guardian Professional With back to school (or La Rentrée scolaire, as they say in France) in full swing, primary classrooms are alive with the sound of dictionaries begin dusted off. As of this month, it’s compulsory for pupils at key stage 2 in England to learn a foreign language, a change introduced by the government after a study found English teenagers had the worst language skills in Europe. Students aged seven to 11 will now be required to make “substantial progress” in any one modern or ancient language, with an emphasis on practical communication (or reading comprehension in the case of classical languages). Best Practices for Video Recording There are so many ways to create content for your online course and so many tools to help you shoot and edit video, record great sound and set up lighting, that it can get overwhelming. Here are some tips to help out! Best Practices Lighting - keep it bright and balanced.
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Screencasting Flipping the iPad Enabled Classroom (Part 1 of 2) October 6, 2013 Schools with iPads Programs are Flipping the Classroom too! The Flipped Classroom doesn’t necessarily require any special technology in the classroom – but it does require students to be able to consume digital learning content outside of class. One of the factors that propelled the iPad to the level of popularity it enjoys today is […] Read the full article →
What Are 21st-Century Skills? Learning to collaborate with others and connect through technology are essential skills in a knowledge-based economy. ATC21S started with a group of more than 250 researchers across 60 institutions worldwide who categorized 21st-century skills internationally into four broad categories: Ways of thinking. Creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving, decision-making and learningWays of working. Communication and collaborationTools for working. Lumin - Software from MAF-Learning Technologies - Mission Aviation Fellowship Reach isolated Christians! Lumin is a software program for creating courses, eBooks, presentations, and other content—called "Paks". Lumin gives pastors, trainers, and educators an easy way to deliver relevant, biblical training in areas where access to the Internet is limited.
8 Overlooked Useful YouTube Tools When most people think about YouTube they think sharing videos and or about all of the videos they can discover. Most people don't think about the useful editing tools that are built into YouTube. The YouTube video editor has some useful features for teachers and students. 1. After Effects Basic Training Welcome to Basic Training! In this Free Video Training Series, you'll learn everything you need to know to start using After Effects today. This is not an overview of the software, this is a real training series that covers advanced techniques for Motion Tracking, Color Keying and even 3D Title Design. Of course, we'll cover the basics too.
Comparison of screencasting software This page provides a comparison of notable screencasting software, used to record activities on the computer screen. This software is commonly used for desktop recording, gameplay recording and video editing. Screencasting software is typically limited to streaming and recording desktop activity alone, in contrast with a software vision mixer, which has the capacity to mix and switch the output between various input streams. Comparison by specification Comparison by features The following table compares features of screencasting software.
Don't Miss This Awesome Bloom's Taxonomy Wheel I will be virtually presenting next Friday in MORCE.net conference. My presentation will be on Blooms' Digital Taxonomy. This is one of the major topics of Educational Technology and Mobile Learning which I have profusely written on in previous posts. There is also a separate section in this blog devoted solely to articles and resources on everything teachers need to know about Blooms Taxonomy. Of course my focus is on the digital component of this taxonomy and hence the label Blooms Digital Taxonomy.
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