26 Ways to Use Comics in the Classroom and 5 Free Tools for Creating Comics One of the most popular posts that I've published on Free Technology for Teachers is a list of ten free tools for creating comics online. I wrote that post three years ago. Since then some of the tools have gone offline or started charging users. So I think it's time to share a new list. MSPhysics 0.9.5 (31 October 2016) MSPhysicsMSPhysics is a real-time physics simulation plugin for SketchUp, similar to SketchyPhysics. Unlike SketchyPhysics, MSPhsyics is a written completely from scratch, integrating the latest NewtonDynamics physics SDK. The differences between the two is that MSPhysics is a lot faster, has a far more advanced scripting API, and comes with a reliable Replay animation tool. Furthermore MSPhysics uses AMS Library, which on the Windows side, allows taking control over user input, such as mouse and keyboard, and switching SketchUp fullscreen.
Comics This is a comic about the backfire effect. The first big expansion pack of Exploding Kittens is now shipping. It contains 20 game-changing cards, along with a human-sized cone of shame. I made a new thing. DigitalStorytelling4Kids [licensed for non-commercial use only] / Week2 Week 2: Sharing Stories through Comics During this week, participants will become familiar with web tools to create comics with young learners.learn how to create comic stories with these tools.reflect on the use of comics in the classroomexplore ways to integrate comics in their classroom in ways that improve reading and writing skills of learnersdiscover mobile apps for creating comicscreate a comic using one of the tools from this week Executive Command Ever wanted to be President for a day? In Executive Command, you can be President for four years! Check out the game trailer HERE.
12 Useful YouTube Accessories for Teachers and Students If you can access it in your school, YouTube has a ton of useful educational content. Here are ten tools that can make using YouTube in your classroom a better experience for everyone. Removing Related Content and Banner Advertisements. A Cleaner YouTube is a browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.
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Music Discovery Project Upload Disco Loading... Working... This channel doesn't have any content Comics Once considered only child's fare, comics have emerged as a genre worthy of serious study and application. Comic books not only engage, they help develop analytical and critical-thinking skills. They prompt students to decipher meaning, purpose, and tone. They also provide creative possibilities for differentiated learning and expression. Moreover, successful cartoonists need a wide range of skills: researching, drawing, writing, computing, storyboarding, and designing. Cartoonists need to make their stories engaging and persuasive.
3D Shapes . Polyhedron There are many types of three-dimensional shapes. You've surely seen spheres and cubes before. In this lesson, you'll learn about polyhedra — three-dimensional shapes whose faces are polygons — and you'll also learn about two special types of polyhedra: prisms and pyramids.
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