Free icons! Author: YOOtheme Icon set website: Visit site License: Free for commercial use (Include link to authors website) Author: Taytel Icon set website: Visit site 5 Awesome Prezis And 5 Ways To Use Them In Your Digital Classroom I am just going to put it out there and say that Prezi is one of my all time favorite tools for work and for play. Simple, fun, free and with an endless number of uses in the digital classroom, the tool is now a favorite of many teachers around the globe. Being the most popular course on Fractus Learning Online Training and boasting over 5 million users, Prezi is indeed a favorite in and out of education. So, what are some different ways that educators are using the tool in the digital classroom? Here are five Prezis that exemplify great uses of Prezi to enhance your presentations, engage your class and further your professional development. Prezent ideas
Twimbow - Colored Thoughts The Rainbow vanished Hi folks, today is a sad day here in Twimbowland, Get Schooled on EdTech with instaGrok - Boundless Blog As the edtech sector grows, so too do the companies at the heart of revolutionizing education. Several of these edtech startups find their footing in incubators, like Imagine K12, SIIIA Education Division, and others. At Boundless, we know how important it is to have support from both the education and tech communities to get your ideas off and running, which is why we’re pleased to introduce “Get Schooled on EdTech,” an interview series with the best and brightest minds in education technology. First up: Kirill Kireyev, Founder and CEO of instaGrok, a “next-generation search engine for learners.” Use Tech to Get Organized: The 100 Best Tools, Websites, Apps and More This post is #3 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 100. Time to compile: 8+ hours.
Vector Illustration: 60+ Illustrator Tutorials, Tips and Best Practices Jul 14 2008 Adobe Illustrator is a powerful tool for illustrating various elements one can use for web pages and print design. However, it’s important to know what to do in order to powerfully use its tools and achieve certain effects. So, step-by-step tutorials can provide a lot of help, thats why we spent a lot of time searching for the best tutorials out there and the result was 60 remarkable illustrator tutorials, tips, best practices from some of the best illustrators and artists; besides you’ll also find references to brilliant illustrator portfolios out there.
How to use Prezi- a prezi for you to use Having talked a lot recently about the strengths and weaknesses of Prezi, I thought it was about time I ‘showed and told’. So here’s a Prezi presentation of mine, to give you an overview of how you can use the tool to best advantage. You can click through it like a book, or set it to autoplay. Now here are a few caveats - This is a Prezi designed to be read – if you used it as a presentation aid it would be supervised reading, which would be worse than death by PowerPoint.Use it like an online training aid and take your time to read through it.
YouTube Videos Near Me Use this Google Map to find and watch YouTube videos that were captured at a geographic location near you or any other region on the world map. To get started, drag the red marker and place it anywhere on the Google Map. Use the zoom control on the map to move closer to an area for more accurate results. Internally, this Google Maps mashup computes the latitude and longitude of the point under the marker and then uses the YouTube database to find geo-tagged videos that are within a 2 mile radius of that point.
Blogging With Students Skip to content Blogging With Students This series guides you step by step through the process of class and student blogging. Each step includes links to class blogs being used by educators so you can check out how other educators use their blogs. Many of the examples are from primary grades but the same principles apply regardless of student age including adult learner.
Using Voice Comments with Google Docs for End of the Year Projects I had a “just in time” professional development moment thanks to Jennifer Roberts and her video titled “Docs Voice Comments.” I wanted to share it with other educators as I know many of us are planning end of the year projects, assignments, and written pieces. These culminating assignments are incredibly time consuming to grade. I also wonder how many of my students carefully read the comments I make on these pieces since they get them back just as the school year ends and summer break begins. Free tools to create comic strips Creating cartoons and comic strips for educational uses can be quite interesting task. It obviously pushes the reluctant students to participate more and rub the dust off their brains. Students love to work in groups and compete with each other especially when there are motivating incentives for them.
The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have By EdTech Team Updated on march 2, 2015 : The original list that was created in 2011 comprised 33 skills , after reviewing it we decided to do some merging and finally ended up with the 20 skills below. The 21st century teacher should be able to : 1- Create and edit digital audio Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :Free Audio Tools for Teachers