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Laborator virtual de Informatică şi TIC - Acasă - Bine aţi venit! 8 Awesome New Web Tools Teachers should not Miss Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is back to you here with another list of some excellent web tools to try this week. We have handpicked these tools from several blogs and websites over the last 10 days and we hope that you will find this collection useful to your teaching. As we always say in this section of web tools in review, our aim behind such lists is to provide busy teachers and educators with a platform from which they can discover and keep updated with the recent releases in the world of educational technology. Check out these tools. 1- Gnowledge Gnowledge is a free to use education platform where everyone can create, publish, share and take test, exercises and assignments. 2- Moonberri Mooberri is a cool website that allows users to share file with close family and friends via URL links. 3- Real Time Board This web tool allows users to create simple sketches and complex infographics using text, shapes, and mark-up tools. 4- Sendhub 5- KidRex 6- United Class 7- Planboard

Explore the Google Cultural Institute The Google Cultural Institute launched 42 new online historical exhibitions yesterday. The new exhibitions feature images, documents, and artifacts from some of the most significant cultural events of the last one hundred years. The exhibitions are built as interactive slideshows that you can scroll and click through to discover the artifacts and stories. Applications for Education The new historical exhibitions in the Google Cultural Institute and to some of Google's other resources like the World Wonders and Art Project. These resources can be used to spark a student's curiosity about a topic. As a supplement to your lessons these resources are excellent too.

11 Free Tools for Creating Websites and Simple Webpages Last week I wrote about Codecademy's new programs for teaching basic HTML, CSS, and other fundamentals for building websites. But if you don't have the time or desire to build webpages from scratch there are plenty of free online tools that will do the heavy lifting for you so that you can concentrate on just adding useful content to your course webpages. Here are eleven free services for creating websites and simple webpages. Wix is a free service for creating and hosting beautiful websites. Whatfolio is a free service for creating online displays of your digital works. Weebly was one of the first website building tools that I played around with when I got started on my technology integration journey. Webs is another service that I have first-hand experience with in a school setting because a couple of my colleagues have used it for their classes. Yola is the tool that I used a few years ago to build websites for my department at school. Web Node is a simple way to build a website.

10 Innovative Ideas for Class Blogs With the advent of education technology, thousands of schools have taken the great step of signing up to class blogs, giving students and teachers a chance to flex their creative and technological muscles simultaneously. But after the first few exciting weeks, class blogging can become something of a drag, as the initial flood of ideas slows to a trickle and students and teachers find it difficult to think of inspiration for new posts. Whether you want to breathe new life into your blog or stimulate your students with new and exciting blogging assignments here are 10 innovative ideas for classroom blogs… 1. Video Remember blogging doesn’t have to be restricted to long written posts. 2. Many classrooms start out with great education technology intentions when they decide to launch a blog but never really push it to its full potential. 3. A great trick for getting readers to keep coming back for more as well as engaging your students with an on-going project. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

A to Z Teacher Stuff For Teachers FREE online lesson plans, lesson plan ideas and activities, thematic units, printables, themes, teaching tips, articles, and educational resources Making Learning Fun Citate Celebre Daca nu vrei sa fi inlocuit de un calculator , nu te comporta ca un calculator. De obicei inteligenta artificiala depaseste stupiditatea naturala. Un calculator ma poate bate doar la sah, dar nu are sanse sa ma bata la box. (Emo Philips ) În... Daca nu era sarpele, Eva ar umbla şi astazi, virgina, prin Rai. Devreme la culcare, devreme la trezit fac ca un om sa fie sanatos si intelept (Benjamin Franklin) Cu siguranta sanatatea este mult mai valoroasa ca si banul deoarece sanatatea face banul (Samuel Johnson) Sanatatea e comoara cea mai pretioasa... Arheologul este cel mai bun sot pe care il poate avea o femeie. Să ai întotdeauna două animale de călărie: răbdarea şi prudenţa. Talentul e 10 la sută inspiraţie și 90 la sută transpirație. "Binele absolut al naturii omeneşti e cuprins în pacea corpului şi a sufletului." "Mila, fata de un chin pe care l-am provocat, se apropie de remuscare." Nu trebuie, pe cat poti, sa te lasi ispitit a vorbi despre tine. Da Doamne sanatate, ca belele curg.

6 Classroom Games You Can Use To Re-Energize Your Students | Top Notch Teaching Does this sound familiar…’re talking to your class about a particular concept and your students look back at you with blank looks on their faces or you ask a question…..and all is silent. This is just the time to implement some quick and easy classroom games to re-energize your students and get them back on track for learning. Classroom games – books Over the years I’ve used many books to help me find inspiration for fun classroom games. Below are a few options that you may like to try out. 101 Great Classroom Games – The games in this book cover a range of areas from science, to math and reading. Price Disclaimer 101 Classroom Games: Energize Learning in Any Subject – The games in this book work well as starter activities, for the middle part of a lesson or even to re-energize kids when you see them tuning out. Energizers! I also wanted to share with you some of my favourite classroom games. 1. This game involves the teacher calling out a colour and a body part. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

20+ Ways to Enhance Team Work in your Class Getting students to work in teams has several educational pluses for their overall learning. While in groups everyone contributes their unique abilities, which make the result of their work more diverse. Team work is generally important because it gives everyone a sense of belonging and promotes productivity in the class. Anethicalisland has put together this awesome graphic to help you enhance a working culture inside your class based on the efforts of the whole group. I invite you to check the tips included in this graphic and as always share with us what you think of them. Another great graphic on team work by anethicalisland