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Skapa din dröm-app utan programmering I den här artikeln går jag igenom hur du skapar appar till Iphone och Android utan att du behöver kunna programmeringsspråken till de mobila operativsystemen. Jag kommer börja med att ta en titt på Android och längre ner hittar du en guide till Iphone. Igår nåddes vi dock av den tråkiga nyheten att App-inventor, sajten som används för att skapa Android-appar, inte längre kommer drivas vidare av Google efter årsskiftet. App-inventor är Googles egna utvecklarverktyg för de som inte kan programmera Pris: Gratis Kompatibilitet dator: Windows, Mac, Linux Hur funkar det: Du bygger appen genom att lägga till bilder och pussla ihop koder Vad behövs: Du behöver en dator med Java installerat och ett Google-medlemskap. Länk: appinventor.googlelabs.com Så fungerar App Inventor 1. 2. 3. 4. Skapa en simpel app Vi kommer nu att skapa en väldigt simpel app bestående av tre knappar och en bild på en hund. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. När appen är klar Hur funkar det: Du bygger appen via färdiga moduler. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

10 Great Tools for Tech Savvy Teachers Prezi A fantastic tool to liven up presentations, Prezi does away with traditional, crowded slides by allowing you to zoom in and out, so you can create an entire presentation on one slide and guide your audience through it step-by-step. Zoom in to the details, but zoom out to show how your ideas fit together as a whole. Edmodo Edmodo turns your classroom into an online community by providing you with a secure online social learning environment. That Quiz A great, simple-to-use online tool for creating your own quizzes on the topics your students are working on. Crossword Puzzle Maker A fantastic, fun resource to engage your class; particularly useful with language, vocabulary and spelling or complex definitions for subjects like science. Doink A simple, online program for creating your own animations. Flashcard DB Free online tool for making your own flashcards, which students can then use in an online test format. Collaborize Classroom Certificate Street Simple Booklet Think Quest

Top 13 Web 2.0 Tools for Classrooms Every day in my K-8 tech classes, I use a variety of cloud-based tools to enhance the learning experience for my students. There are more of these ‘Web 2.0′ tools than I can keep up with, but when you teach tech or coordinate technology for your school, ‘keeping up’ is part of your job. Here’s how I determine which of these hundreds (thousands?) of tools are student-ready: Before I introduce a tool to my class, I try it myself. If a tool passes these two tests, I try it in class. Here’s my list of 2011 favorites that have run that gauntlet: BigHugeLabs–create trading cards, posters, puzzles, mosaics using the student’s own images. Here are a few more great ones that I didn’t consider in my Top 13 because most educators already know about them: Edmodo–a micro-blogging service (like Twitter) for teachers and students. Should be on the list, but I’ve had too many problems either in their set-up or stability of their platform: Follow me Like this: Like Loading... Related

Quiz-Busters Plenary and Revision Quiz from teachers Quiz-Busters is an interactive plenary quiz for two teams based on the popular television quiz program Blockbusters. The resource is designed to be used on an interactive whiteboard as a teacher led activity but can be played by individual students. Hopefully you and your students will find this a fun alternative to traditional question and answer plenary and can actively contribute to Assessment for Learning (AFL). Completely free to use! Great for SATs Revision or GCSE revision. Requires no additional software purchase. Make a new game To make a new game simply type in (or cut and paste) your questions and answers. Before creating a game please check the database to avoid duplicating games. Search for ready made games Search our database of ready made games by subject, topic or key stage. Quick Subject Links:

EdTech: 100 Tech Tools for Teachers and Students This post is #12 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 104. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! This post is quite a departure from last week’s subject: 100 Tools to Develop the Next Killer iOS or Android App. So here’s what I’ve got for all you educators our there: some random and cool EduTech tools, tech tools for teachers and students, ways to integrate mobile devices into the classroom, social learning tools, elearning and online learning resources and finally some test prep, textbook, educational gaming and a few other random resources. Actually, this post has been a long time coming. I know there are tons of education technology resources out there so if I missed something good, maybe a favorite of yours or something that cropped up after I created this list, leave me a comment to let me know so I can get it added.

Platinum Arts Sandbox Free Game Maker | Award Winning Open Source Easy To Use Game Maker 15 Free Awesome Drawing and Painting Tools for Teachers and Students 1- Sketchfu This is a great free web tool that allows users to easily draw and create sketches and share them with others. It requires a sign up. 2- Sketchpad Sketchpad is a cool platform that you can use to make awesome drawings using text and a wide range of colours and patterns. 3- Comics This is another cool website that lets users draw comics and share them with others. 4- Quickmaps Quickmaps allows users to draw a quick map. 5- Tux Paint This is a free drawing program for children ages 3 to 12. 6- Drawing Game Maker This is a free drawing program for children with many nice options. 7- Livebrush Livebrush is a drawing application. 8- FlockDraw FlockDraw is a free to use online whiteboard based painting and drawing tool. 9- DoInk DoInk is a simple and friendly vector editor that lets users create flash-style animations. 10- Chogger Chogger is simple platform where you can use different tools to create awesome drawings. 11- Colour Lovers 12- Psyko Paint 13- Kerproof 14- Odosketch 15- Pencil

Printable Bingo Cards Ready? Click here to begin Not sure how to play BINGO? You can use spare coins or buttons for markers but if you would like to make your own click here. Are you using our custom bingo with a group of 15 or more? Note: Now you can replace some or all of the pictures in the picture bingo option with vocabulary words to help teach students vocabulary. We have three different types of picture bingo cards that you can make: 3x3, 4x4 and 5x5 picture bingo using pictures from a theme that you select or substitute vocabulary words that you provide. We also have a traditional 5x5 number bingo card available to print. You may want to laminate the bingo cards after you print them. You'll notice that I've combined a few themes that I typically list separately (for example, I combined Blues Clues, Dora the Explorer, Dragon Tales and Maggie and the Ferocious Beast to make the "Young Children Shows" bingo card). Have fun!

86 Productivity Tricks, Tips, and Apps I collect productivity books, tips, and ideas. Going through my bookmarks on Diigo, I realized I had some great stuff in here that I still use and ponder. In this "best of" post, I'm sharing some of the best productivity tips, tricks, and apps for those of you who are trying to get the most out of every moment. This website lets you mashup and create new feeds from existing ones. Take some time to manipulate feeds into smaller ones and you'll be glad you did. A service that filters feeds for certain keywords. This Feed flitering service will pull out spam and profanity - great to try for those who are behind firewalls and concerned about inappropriate content getting through. Plan your routines now for next school year! If you want to be more productive, set your Chrome bookmarks to sync across computers using your Google account. This is a very long and peppered with the occasional expletive, however, habits are VITAL. If you have an iPhone, Camera+ is the best way to take photos.

Free, Printable Bingo Cards by Bingo Baker Great Tech Tools Every year, so many new technology tools for teachers are launched into the market that it can be nearly impossible to keep up with them all. In order to keep you up-to-date with the latest and greatest educational tech tools, our team of edtech specialists has put together this list of the best edtech resources and technology tools for teachers. Clicking on the links below will take you to hundreds of apps, websites, extensions, and more. Whether you're looking for a specific tech tool or just trying to find something new and interesting for your class, we encourage you to browse around all of the different categories to see how many wonderful resources are available for your students. Also, if you have a tool that you'd like to see added to the list, please feel free to contact us at admin@edtechteacher.org. The following technology tools for teachers have been organized by academic subjects, topics, and learning activity.

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