KTurtle KTurtle Description KTurtle is an educational programming environment for the KDE Desktop. KTurtle aims to make programming as easy and touchable as possible, and therefore can be used to teach kids the basics of math, geometry and... programming. 26 Ways to Use Comics in the Classroom and 5 Free Tools for Creating Comics One of the most popular posts that I've published on Free Technology for Teachers is a list of ten free tools for creating comics online. I wrote that post three years ago. Since then some of the tools have gone offline or started charging users. So I think it's time to share a new list. Here are five free tools for creating comics online. Comic Master is a free tool designed for students to use to create comics in the "graphic novel style" that is popular with a lot of kids in the ten to fourteen years old age range.
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avatars creators Posted on January 27, 2011 by eduhowto This past week I moved my students in to the blogosphere to start participating in the great conversation. One of the big things we talked about however was privacy and keeping all personal information and images off of their blogs. Trial version - "P&P World Map" You can easily draw line, write text, and fill the nation. : Undo. : Color. Select the color of the pen, text, and area fill tool. : Draw tool. 21st Century Skills for Teachers: A Graduate Level Class Hello, learning network. I’ve been working on the early stages of designing a graduate level class that introduces teachers to the concept of 21st century skills and how to help students develop them. This evening I’ve completed the “design document” and I’ve decided to share it here in hopes of receiving feedback from some of you: 21st Cent Literacy Design Document While I was working on it, I pushed a couple of questions out on twitter and thought I would also aggregate those here so that others can respond later:
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