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EdTech: 100 Tech Tools for Teachers and Students

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 ... There’s more to this article!

How To Integrate Live Tweets Into Your Presentations I’ve seen plenty of presentations that try to incorporate social media, polling, and other interactive tools. It’s all an effort to engage the audience and keep the conversation going. But usually these presentations don’t do it right. They say ‘mention my presentation with the XYZ hashtag’ or ‘like us on Facebook to see back-channel conversations’ and whatnot. But all of that is passive participation. Lucky for you, we just stumbled across a new tool that’s designed to incorporate live tweets into your presentation. It’s called SAP Web 2.0 it’s as simple to use as PowerPoint. Using It In The Classroom SAP Web 2.0 could be a great way to encourage students to start / keep using Twitter. How will you use Twitter in the classroom? Screenshots

Stixy: For Flexible Online Creation Collaboration and Sharing Khan Academy ADi – Risorse per la progettazione per competenze Sei un docente o un dirigente scolastico?Cerchi risorse sulla progettazione didattica e sulla valutazione?Vuoi acquisire innovative tecniche di progettazione didatticaper competenze confrontandoti con altri insegnanti? Questo è il posto giusto per te!ADiRisorse propone strumenti e risorse immediatamente utilizzabili nella progettazione dei percorsi didattici. Perchè un social network? Un social network è il modo migliore per scambiare idee e trovare nuove soluzioni insieme ad altri insegnanti, per condividere documenti, discutere in forum dedicati, inviare mail interne, creare sottogruppi operativi o gruppi dedicati; il tutto in un ambiente serio ma accattivante che amplifichi il contributo di tutti. I gruppi Nel sito sono presenti gruppi tematici basati sugli assi culturali, sugli strumenti didattici, sulle competenze trasversali e molto altro. Iscrizione Il materiale messo a disposizione da ADiRisorse è libero, non devi far altro che scegliere un gruppo e osservare che cosa si sta facendo.

bubbl.us This simple and free online tool allows you to brainstorm ideas and create concept maps with no special software! Bubble.us features some highly interactive abilities: saving your mind map as an image, sharing (emailing) your work with a friend, printing your organizer, creating colorful mind map organizers, embedding your work into a website or blog, and working with friends. You are able to "play" at this site without registering; however registration is necessary for saving, embedding, emailing, and other features. NOTE: the free version only allows you to SAVE three maps, so you will want to save your completed maps as images, then deleted them from your membership to make room for more freebies. tag(s): brainstorming (18), graphic organizers (44), mind map (24) In the Classroom Click "Start Here" to type the subject of your concept map. There are countless possibilities at this mental mapping site.

Web 2.0 to support the nets Web Tools that support this standard •Gizmos ExploreLearning currently has over 450 Gizmos with accompanying curricular materials, all with the aim of sharing the “Ah-Hah!” moment with teachers and students. • SAS Curriculum Simulations By integrating technology and instruction, SAS Curriculum Pathways helps students master the core disciplines in an efficient, cost-effective manner. • Google Earth Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean. • Earth Browser EarthBrowser is an innovative earth simulation that combines an easy to navigate 3 dimensional globe with real-time weather conditions and 7 day forecasts for thousands of locations worldwide. •Survey Monkey We are the perfect tool for educators, speakers and trainers. •SMART Response A technological way to assess students, more commonly known as Audience Response Systems. •Lego Robotics Kits This is LEGO Digital Designer.

Wordle - Beautiful Word Clouds Quadri... da ascoltare. Il mio ultimo programma "Guida all'ascolto di 'Quadri da una esposizione' di Modest Musorgskij" si propone di facilitare un approccio consapevole e guidato all'ascolto del celebre brano classico del musicista russo. E' suddiviso in varie Sezioni: - La sezione "L'Autore" presenta una essenziale biografia di Modest Musorgskij. - La sezione "La composizione" delinea brevemente la natura dell'opera proposta, le sue caratteristiche, la sua struttura. - La sezione "Ascolta la composizione" rappresenta il cuore del programma: propone l'ascolto integrale dell'opera attraverso due percorsi differenti. A detto percorso, dunque, dovrebbe seguire poi il "Percorso B", che si caratterizza per il fatto che l'ascolto della composizione di Musorgskij è accompagnato, come già detto, da sia pur sommarie indicazioni esplicative. La sezione "QUIZ", da proporre evidentemente non prima di aver visitato le sezioni precedenti, presenta una serie di 10 quesiti di verifica.

ronbrogers / E-Tech Conference 2013 A great tool for back door conversations If you would like to use today's meet please go to: A great way to create your own personal learning network Great at answering questions you or your child might have on learning www.ck12.org Class DoJo Built for Kids loved by Teachers. The World's #1 Grammar & Spell checker Evernote is great across all platforms A collaborative Tool A way to find a common date for a meeting Create Lists Mindmapping on steroids www.Spiderscribe.net The Differentiator Visual way to share and collaborate Create your own comics Accessible math A free way to create podcasts

Web 2.0 List Here is a list of web 2.0 tools and other educational technology tools that I have previewed and many of them used in the classroom. Eventually I will do a tutorial and highlight most of these but in the meantime for those who are up to just exploring and figuring them out yourselves, then have at it and enjoy. Bibliography Makers/Generators Online Books/Online Publishing Presentation Makers Charts and Graph Makers and Calculators Cartoon/Comic Makers Online Movie Makers Debaters Educational Movie Sites Flash Card Makers Form Generator Game Makers Resource Finding Tools Photo Sites Drawing Sites KerpoofOwned by Walt Disney, this site is a fun place for students to create drawings.TwiddlaCreate an online collaborative drawing board. Diagramming/Concept Mapping/Flow Charts Plagiarizer Detectors Word Cloud Generators Map Makers Interactive Math Sites Mind Bender Game Sites Creative Commons Music and Sound Sites Photo Sites (Edit, design, draw, share) Bulletin/Cork Boards/Sticky Notes Blogging Quiz makers

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