StrataLogica Educator Review | Common Sense Education How Can Teachers Use It? Although specifically billed as a resource for the social studies classroom, StrataLogica also can work well in the science classroom, and even in an ELA classroom. Social studies teachers can create projects to help students locate key places on a map or mark key events during a particular time period. For example, a World History teacher may have students locate famous places in Ancient Greece or mark key events during World War 2, while a U.S. history teacher may have students track the Underground Railroad or key events of the Civil Rights Movement. Science students can create custom maps to highlight certain land formations, compare two geographical regions, or even mark the known locations of an endangered species. In an ELA class, the same types of maps could be used as an alternative to a traditional research paper. Read MoreRead Less What's It Like? Is It Good For Learning? A bit of practice will be necessary, however, for students to do this effectively.
Create An Interactive, Label-Based Image Quiz! Thanks to Larry Ferlazzo for sharing this resource! ImageQuiz is a fantastic new website that lets users create image-based quizzes with ease. Just upload your image, choose a title, and begin tagging the locations of the labels. For example, below is a screenshot of a quiz someone created about the parts of a bicycle. As you can see, it even keeps score, so you can use it as an assessment in the classroom if you would like. Happy quizzing, y’all! Like this: Like Loading...
Air Sketch: Wireless Whiteboard for the iPad Features: View more Air Sketch Tips and Tricks, and also check out the FAQs. People Love Air Sketch We work hard to build 5-star Apps, and are very grateful for all our 5 star reviews. ★★★★★ Single Most Useful iPad App. ★★★★★ Perfect for the Modern Professor. ★★★★★ Wow. Read more reviews in iTunes. When your Audience isn't Live: If you like Air Sketch, you'll love the All New Vittle, which turns your iPad into a recordable video whiteboard. 5 Great Web Tools to Enhance Collaboration in Class April 22, 2015 If anything, web technologies have redesigned the notion of collaboration and rendered it an open construct independent of any conceivable spatio-temporal constraints. For instance, in our educational context, possibilities for collaborative learning are bigger than ever before. Teachers and students have at their hands a variety of powerful softwares and web-based tools to help them engage in collaborative learning anytime, anywhere. When we talk about collaborative tools we are basically referring to web tools that allow teachers and students to do the following: communicate either synchronously or asynchronously, collaborate in creative ways, engage in interactive discussions, easily share and access learning resources (i.e documents, PDFs, files, calendars) and many more.To this end, we have curated this list to share with you what we think are some of the best web-based tools to enhance teachers-students collaboration and ultimately, boost students learning.
News-O-Matic EDU, Nonfiction Reading on the App Store Crea narraciones multimedia con estas 10 herramientas Son varios lo recursos disponibles en Internet para la exposición de proyectos a través de historias audiovisuales, ideales para transmitir información de forma atractiva y dinámica. Entre las opciones disponibles para crear presentaciones, las narraciones multimedia destacan porque permiten al usuario incorporar su voz dentro de su material, de tal manera que el resultado es más personalizado. Te presentamos 10 herramientas para realizar narraciones 1. Esta herramienta nos permite crear presentaciones divididas en ‘slides’, a los cuales se les puede agregar de forma rápida imágenes, texto, audio y videos que estén alojados en la web o en una computadora. Además, el usuario también puede añadir su voz en tiempo real. 2. Es un servicio gratuito que permite utilizar imágenes, gráficos, mapas y clips de diferentes plataformas de video (YouTube, Vimeo, etc). El material puede ser compartido fácilmente e incluso, insertado en otras plataformas. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Publicado por: Sígueme
Stage: Interactive Whiteboard and Document Camera for iPad Plickers Documents 5 - Fast PDF reader and cloud download manager on the App Store An Easy and Quick Way to Grade Quizzes on Google Drive Using Super Quiz Tool February 22, 2015 Super Quiz is an excellent Google Sheets add-on that allows teachers to add some amazing functionalities to the quizzes they create through Google Forms. For instance, when you create a quiz, you only need to complete it once with an answer key and all future submissions will be automatically graded according to the answers you provided. Another important feature of Super Quiz is that it enables you to get a break down of class understanding and a list of incorrect students' answers for each question in case you want to stage an intervention. Also, “By filling out a few cells of information, you can also generate personalized differentiated written feedback emailed to students as soon as they submit a response. Watch the video below to learn more about Super Quiz
Vittle: Turn your iPad into a Recordable Video Whiteboard Evaluate Vittle For Free Download the Free Edition of Vittle today from the App Store, and see for yourself how easily it can amplify your impact. When you are ready for more, check out the Full Edition of Vittle, which has many additional capabilities: Support for multiple projects, each with multiple pages and scenes, PDF import: Including importing PDF decks from Keynote or PowerPoint, Unlimited recording length - hours and hours if you like, A fully customizable color palette and pen settings, Camera lock: Smoothly pan like a pro, A laser pointer: Cats and people love it, And more! Folks Love Vittle! We work hard to build 5-star Apps, and are very grateful for all our 5 star reviews. ★★★★★ Wow! ★★★★★ Great way to share presentations "I've been using the app to record PowerPoint presentations with my narration and then share them. Read more reviews in iTunes. Check out our other Vittles: User's Guide Also check out the Vittle User's Guide for a detailed look at all the features of Vittle.
Climate Kids - NASA's Eyes on the Earth Educator Review | Common Sense Education How Can Teachers Use It? Teachers can use NASA Climate Kids as a toolbox for learning about global climate change. Exploring the Guided Tour of the Big Questions could help build essential background information before you dig deeper. Teachers can have students try games, such as Offset, to make learning about the carbon cycle more engaging. These games could be flipped for playing at home, with follow-up discussions taking place at school. Read moreRead less What's It Like? NASA Climate Kids is a comprehensive website covering a variety of global climate change topics. The Climate Change Time Machine is a standout interactive feature of the site that feeds the scientific inquiry process. Is It Good For Learning? NASA Climate Kids is an excellent learning tool for students because it provides accurate scientific information using a variety of media (games, videos, and interactives) that touch on the same topics.
8 Overlooked Useful YouTube Tools When most people think about YouTube they think sharing videos and or about all of the videos they can discover. Most people don't think about the useful editing tools that are built into YouTube. The YouTube video editor has some useful features for teachers and students. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Educreations Interactive Whiteboard