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The Best Online Virtual “Corkboards” (or “Bulletin Boards”)

The Best Online Virtual “Corkboards” (or “Bulletin Boards”)
NOTE: First, Wallwisher, the popular virtual “corkboard” or “bulletin board” Web tool changed their name — they’re now known as Padlet (though all their old links using the Wallwisher name work fine). Now, Corkboard.Me, a similar tool, just announced they’re changing their name, too — they are now known as NoteApp. Wallwisher was the first online application that let you easily place virtual post-it notes on a virtual corkboard or bulletin board, and allow you to post text, images, and/or videos on them. This kinds of apps have many uses. Several similar sites have followed in Wallwisher’s wake, and they have been helped by periodic technical issues Wallwisher has seemed to have (recently, though, they seemed to have fixed them). Here are my choices for The Best Online Virtual “Corkboards” (or “Bulletin Boards”): Wallwisher, the granddaddy of this kinds of apps, lets you, with very, very minimal registration, create a “wall” where you can place virtual sticky-notes. Feedback is welcome.

Teaching the Brain to Learn -- THE Journal Research | Feature Teaching the Brain to Learn Here’s how educators can use the latest neurological research to help improve math and science instruction. By Greg Thompson06/02/14 Many educators have heard the old maxim, “If all learning is 0 to 10, then 0 to 1 is the most important.” Brain research backs up this nugget of wisdom, and neuroscientists such as Bruce E. Wexler makes it his business to keep up on the latest brain research, and his analysis suggests that the right kind of early interventions and techniques can change a child’s educational future. According to Wexler, “These systems are not wired at birth, and they’re not determined by our genetics. Wexler’s analysis supports the notion that kids who come to school without healthy cognitive stimulation may not be operating at their potential. Emotion and Learning The idea that the brain must be prepared to learn also applies to emotional states, because emotions influence cognitive abilities.

36 Visual Content Creation Tools the Pros Can't Live Without Are you wanting to create more visual content but don’t know where to start? I asked 19 visual social media experts about their favourite, go-to, can’t-live-without visual content tools. What follows is their best of the best picks, all wrapped up into a post for you. Our 19 experts don’t just “talk” about visual content online. They create visual content on a daily basis. They are in the trenches creating everything from images to infographics for their businesses, websites, blogs and social media channels. They know what works and what doesn’t when it comes to visual content creation tools. They know which “go-to” tools they use daily. They know which tools they simply can’t live without. When asking the Pros to contribute to this awesome list, I made it very clear that they should: These are the top 3 responses from each expert, along with their reasons for choosing each tool. Syed Balkhi, Online Entrepreneur #1 Photoshop Unlimited power, no restriction. #2 InstaQuote #3 Unsplash #1 Instagram

ly and All-Time Best & Worst Lists The 13 Sassiest Brands on Twitter Friday, Feb. 07, 2014 We enlisted social media and marketing experts to help rank the brands that tweet the best quips, digs and smackdowns 10 Great Movie and TV Sherlocks Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the legendary sleuth is the most oft-portrayed character in cinema Women Behind the Camera in 2014 Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 A report found that women were underrepresented among 2013's filmmakers — but these offerings are a chance for change in 2014

New Padagogy Wheel Helps You Integrate Technology Using SAMR Model Sometimes a visual guide comes along and it just makes total sense. That’s how I felt about Allan Carrington’s clever ‘Padagogy Wheel‘ which we featured on Edudemic last week. Check out the previous version then view the one below to see the differences. From what I can tell, putting the wheel on this site has generated a bit of buzz and I’m glad we could help spread the knowledge. But I was quite amazed this morning when I saw that the Padagogy Wheel had been updated. This new Padagogy Wheel (which honestly is less about iPads and more about technology integration now) should encourage you to focus on redefining your current standards, the current role tech plays in your classroom, and just about everything else. Want to print out the poster? The Padagogy Wheel by Allan Carrington is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

3 Simple Ways to Record iPad Screen and Create Educational Screencasts February 11, 2015 In today’s post, I am sharing with you some interesting tips I learned from Jonathan Wylie to help you record your iPad screen and create instructional screencasts and tutorials. The first thing that comes to mind when thinking of creating a screencast on iPad are those popular apps such as Explain Everything and Educreations but the thing with these apps is that they do not allow you to record what you do on other apps. For instance, you can not open Explain Everything and go to Evernote app to record your screen there, once Explain Everything window is closed , recording stops. To be able to navigate your iPad and record this navigation, you will need to mirror your iPad screen to a bigger screen that is your computer. 1- Mirroring apps There are actually 2 powerful mirroring tools that would allow you to project your iPad screen onto your computer. B- Air Server To record your iPad screen from your computer, you can use one of these screen recording tools:

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Downloadable resources - For teachers - Pearson Longman - best English courses. Christmas trees - for students Traditions of taking branches and leaves from trees into the home in the winter are very old indeed - much older, in fact, than Christmas. Christmas trees - for teachers Teacher instructions and answer key Da Vinci - for students When people talk about greatness, Leonardo da Vinci is often described as the greatest person who has ever lived. Da Vinci - for teachers Dealing with stress - for students We have all felt it many times. Dealing with stress - for teachers Films you will never forget - for students Ladies and Gentlemen, the winner is... Films you will never forget - for teachers Guy Fawkes - for studens Remember, Remember the Fifth of November, The Gunpowder, Treason and Plot, I know of no reason Why the gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot. Guy Fawkes - for teachers Hurricane - for students Severe and extensive damage; the air is filled with spray, it is almost impossible to see. 118 km/h and over...wow Hurricane - for teachers New Year is Here - for students

50 Free Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners 50 Animation Tools & Resources For Digital Learners by Lisa Chesser, opencolleges.edu.au A purple monster with wild curls spiraling out of control explains the economics of oil production in the Sudan to students in Los Angeles, Sydney, Berlin, Jerusalem, and Riyadh. That is education and animation working together to teach students everywhere, everything they ever wanted to know. Some of the animation links catalogued here will give educators very basic tools and histories of animation while others have the animation already created and set in motion, it’s just a matter of sharing it with students. Educators need to decide which tool is best for them. One of the easiest ways to animate, however, isn’t with your own camera and modeling clay, it’s with your links to sites that hand you everything within their own forums. Use the first part of this list for creating original animation or using animation tools to create lessons. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18.

고급 사용자를 위한 15가지 필수 크롬 애드온 고급 사용자를 위한 15가지 필수 크롬 애드온 Woody Leonhard | InfoWorld 데스크톱 브라우저 전쟁에서 구글 크롬은 엄청나게 빠른 속도로 강력한 경쟁자로 부상했다. 가장 많이 사용되는 브라우저가 무엇인지는 여전히 논란의 대상이지만(넷 애플리케이션스는 IE를 1위로, 스탯카운터는 크롬을 1위로 추산) 능숙한 윈도우 사용자들 사이에서 크롬이 상당히 인기가 있음은 부정할 수 없는 사실이다. 추천하고 싶은 다른 애드온이 있다면 댓글을 통해 공유하자. editor@itworld.co.kr 라스트패스 2.0(LastPass 2.0) 무료. 가장 유명한 온라인 암호 관리 프로그램의 크롬용 확장 프로그램이다. GoConqr - Changing the way you learn 5 Best Online Presentation Tools for the Classroom Many-a bona fide teachers love creating the best online presentations for their students so as to get them hooked to their learning material. This isn’t easy for everyone since learning how to make a “wow” presentation requires a good amount of presentation, creativity, and maybe some designing skills. But what about the use of the latest cool-tools that technology has brought us? Not everyone has learned the art of design or has amazing presentation skills. Did you know about the best online presentation tools galore? Prezi Ditch PowerPoint and start creating beautiful slide-shows/presentations with Prezi. Prezi also offers discounts to students and teachers when they sign up with a school email address. Glogster Edu Glogster is an innovative tool that allows users to create interactive posters which they can customize in various ways. Animoto Looking for a more animated experience? The Animoto Lite Plan will allow you to create 30 second videos for your students for free! Kizoa Photo Peach

150 Best Browser Extensions & Web Apps Of 2012 Chrome and Firefox came a long way in 2012, as did the web itself. The year saw Google try its hand at cloud storage with Google Drive, offering users 5GB free storage and integration with Gmail. Then there was the usual number of apps that integrate with Dropbox to add a certain functionality to the service better and a few extensions that helped you make the most of your Google Drive. Among other highlights were apps and extensions for social media management, making Facebook cover pictures and keeping your treasure trove of Instagram pictures safe. Chrome Extensions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. tubeStop (Get better YouTube keyboard shortcuts) 10. 11. 12.Facebook Nanny (Restricts Facebook access unless you have notifications) 13.Please bring back photo grid view! 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. eHistory (Add time-based search filters to Chrome’s default History Page) 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49.

Cooperative Learning: Assigning Individual Tasks to Group Members Introduction When I first started using cooperative learning in my classroom, it was truly on a trial and error basis. And I'm here to tell you, I made LOTS of errors. I finally figured out that I was not giving my students sufficient directions and organizational tools. On their own, my kids determined who was going to talk (everyone), when the talking was to occur (constantly), and just exactly WHO was going to do WHAT (no one). Clearly, I had not given sufficient forethought to this. What follows on this page, as well as the Overview to Cooperative Learning and Grouping Strategies pages, is what I've learned from all my trials and errors. I'm not saying that I've covered everything here, but I am saying that this is certainly a much better way to start this endeavor than what I chose. Quick Links for THIS Page You may use the following quick links to go directly to what interests you on this page. Preparing Students for Group Work Return to Top of Page Members of each group should TRY to...

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