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Get popular free downloadable tools to use in the classroom

Get popular free downloadable tools to use in the classroom

10 Tools for Creating Class Puzzles and Quizzes There are many different sites on the internet that allow you to create your own puzzles and games to use either directly in class, or which can be linked to/embedded into your VLE. Here are 10 to get you started. 1. Classtools Net Classtools is already one of my favourite websites, home of the Countdown Timer and Random Word Picker. 2. SuperTeacherTools is dedicated to providing technology tools for teaching that are quick and easy to download, learn, and start using in your classroom. 3. Zondle enables teachers and students to create games to support exactly their learning needs: phonics games, science games, language games and lots more 5. Download these free programs and create your own interactive games and activities. 6. Puzzlemaker is a puzzle generation tool for teachers, students and parents. 7. Textivate is a simple web tool which allows users to automatically generate a range of interactive browser-based activities based on any text of up to 500 words. 8. The 27 Characteristics of A 21st Century Teacher "21st Century Educator" is probably the most popular buzzword in today's education. There is a growing and heated debate whether or not to label educators as 21st century and each camp has its own concept and arguments, however, for me personally I see teaching in 21st century as having undergone a paradigmatic shift. This is basically due to the emerging of the " social web" and the huge embrace of technology and particularly the mobile gadgetry in our classrooms. It would be unfair to ignore these huge transformations and their impact on education. Therefore, and as a result of these changes teachers now are required to have digital skills that were not called for before. Having said that, we are sharing with you today this great infographic from Mia featuring the 27 ways to be 21st century teacher. courtesy of :

A Presentation App That Forces You To Tell Better Stories The dangers of bad a PowerPoint presentation are manifold. It might just mean putting your audience to sleep, or running afoul of the High Council of Information Design. But if your presentations have wider reaching concerns, like those given routinely by members of the U.S. Armed Forces, bad slides can have far greater consequences. In the military’s hands, as Brigadier General H. R. While you’re probably not guilty of mucking up complex geopolitical strategy with your bad slides, chances are you’ve made some crappy ones--or, at the very least, been subjected to some--at one point or another. The app, as its name suggests, is all about brevity, enabling users to make clean, concise slide shows--or decks--with a heavily streamlined feature set. After you pick your image, your text is automatically formatted nice and big to fill the screen. The point, Tratt explains, was to make a slide show app that’s easy to use--and impossible to screw up.

Fritt lydredigerings- og innspillingsprogram Audacity is available for Windows®, Mac®, GNU/Linux® and other operating systems. Check our feature list, wiki, and forum for more information. 05.februar, 2014: Audacity Unconference (AU14) Further to our recent announcement, our planned "Audacity Unconference (AU14)" will now take place on 11th and 12th July 2014 at UCLan in Preston, England. Bookings are now being taken. Please see our Audacity Unconference 2014 wiki page for details. 21.oktober, 2013: Audacity 2.0.5 Released Audacity 2.0.5 replaces all previous versions. (OS X) Crashes when importing audio files are fixed. BOSSIE 2013 Awards: In September, Audacity was listed as a top pick in InfoWorld's BOSSIE 2013 category for "Best open source desktop apps and mobile platforms". Flere nyheter...

Free Stock Photos - 24 Awesome Sites with Stunning Images Death To The Stock Photo Death to the stock photo is an email subscription based service that sends you free stock photos every month. The images are licensed for commercial use so they can be used wherever you like; they are mostly made up of general lifestyle shots. DesignersPics DesignersPics gives you access to a multitude of high resolution images for personal and commercial use. Gratisography With a range of niche/strange images, Gratisography is one of my favourite stock photo sites. IMFree IM Free has a huge collection of images, sorted into specific categories that you can download. ISO Republic ISO Republic has a library of images aimed to serve high-res photos to designers and developers, who don’t have the budget for professional photography. Jay Mantri Jay Mantri is a photographer who has some great, obscure images that you can download and use for free. 7 new high-quality photos are uploaded to his site every Thursday. Life Of Pix Little Visuals Lock and Stock Photos Magdeleine

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