Trending: Brain-based Learning « Education to Save the WorldIs it just us or does it feel like everyone is talking about the brain lately? Today’s post tries to make sense of all the buzz. John Medina has “12 Brain Rules” Mariale Haridman suggests “6 Brain Targets” Eric Jensen advocates “5 Schoolwide Success Factors”plasq.com“4 Stars and Editors Choice.” MacUser Dec. 2013 "Awesome!...OSPortfolioAssessment ePortfolios and Developmental ePortfolios Electronic Portfolios are a wonderful tool to help your students focus on their long-term educational direction and become more introspective and goal-oriented; they help your faculty see students' development over time; they provide your institution a tangible way to evaluate its own effectiveness. These reasons and more make e-portfolios a hot topic in higher education. Open Source Portfolio (OSPortfolio or OSP) is an Electronic Portfolio implementation available as a toolkit within Sakai. It can address the needs of schools of any size -- from small community colleges to large multi-campus universities.
Comparison of web conferencing softwareThis list is a comparison of web conferencing software available for Linux, OS X, and Windows platforms. Many of the applications support the use of videoconferencing. Comparison chart Terminology In the table above, the following terminology is intended to be used to describe some important features: Audio Support: the remote control software transfers audio signals across the network and plays the audio through the speakers attached to the local computer.Forget PowerPoint: 13 Online Presentation AppsWe've helped you find online word processors and spreadsheet apps, now it's time for presentations. We've gathered up 13 online presentation creators to make it even easier for you to forget about doing anything offline ever again! AjaxPresents - Presentation software portion of the Ajax13 office suite. Works with Firefox 1.5 and higher, free, and can import & export from PowerPoint and OpenOffice. BrinkPad.com - A Java based presentation tool that allows you to create online and then download to your system to save it.
What is brain based learning?What is brain based learning? Brain based learning is the newest science of how the brain works and how to best support a developing brain. The brain is such a remarkable organ. Human life begins as a single cell.Digital storytelling with StoryRobeStoryRobe is another way for kids to create digital stories using photos or digital copies of their own artwork. Once they've selected the images they want to use and put them in the right order, they can record the text to go with the images. They can talk for a total of up to 3 minutes, and synchronize the images with what they are saying by tapping the screen as they talk to advance to the next picture.WordPressWordPress powers more than 24% of the web — a figure that rises every day. Everything from simple websites, to blogs, to complex portals and enterprise websites, and even applications, are built with WordPress. WordPress combines simplicity for users and publishers with under-the-hood complexity for developers.
Top 10 eLearning Content Development Companies for 2014The Top 10 eLearning content development companies for 2014 were selected based on the following 7 criteria: eLearning Content Development QualityeLearning ExpertiseeLearning Industry InnovationeLearning Company’s Economical Growth PotentialCustomer RetentionEmployee TurnoverCompany’s Social Responsibility Nonetheless, it is important to highlight that you need to make further your own research in order to choose the company that will better serve your needs and preferences.