15 Good Tools for Quickly Gathering Feedback from Students Polls, chat tools, and interactive quizzes provide good ways to hear from all of the students in a classroom. These kind of tools allow shy students to ask questions and share comments. For your more outspoken students who want to comment on everything, a feedback mechanism provides a good outlet for them too. Here's a run-down of some of the best tools for gathering feedback from students in real-time. Newer tools:Tozzl is a chat platform that allows you to quickly create private, password-protected message boards as well as public boards. To get started visit Tozzl and select "create a new Tozzl."
Google Apps and sites Sites and Apps for Education Mappe Concettuali, Aggregatori di lezioni, Repository Thinglink Mindomo Blendspace 7 Excellent Tools for Assessment in One to One Classroom May 11, 2014 Today I am sharing with you a set of useful web tools for assessment in the one to one classroom. These tools are compiled by Apple Distinguished Educator Monica from Class Tech Tips and featured in this presentation . One of the tools included in this slideshow called Understoodit is no longer available and has become EventMobi. Here is a round-up of all the assessment tools Monica compiled: 1- Nearpod Create interactive presentationsEmbed quizzes, polls, and interactive responses 3 Ways to Map Stories Creating mapped stories is one of my favorite activities to help history students see the significance of location in historical events. Most of the time I have students include dated placemarks on the mapped stories that they build. Here are three free tools that students can use to map stories. The Google Earth Tour Builder allows students to create Google Earth tours in their web browsers. The Tour Builder uses a slide-like format for creating tours. Each slide or stop in the tour can have a date or range of dates attached to it.
Trailmeme creates retraceable, social Web history SANTA CLARA, Calif.--When it comes to bookmarks, most browsers use the same system for organization: folders and tags. A new Xerox-incubated company called Trailmeme is taking a different approach by putting Web pages in a nested hierarchy that can show how they're related. The goal is to create a browsing experience with context, and one that can be shared with others. Trailmeme, which launches as part of the Demo conference taking place here this week, is not a replacement for your browser's bookmarking system though. It's more of a tool for creating self-guided trips of Web sites.
Best of 2015 - 7 Free Tools for Building Review Games As I do every year, I am taking this week to relax, recharge, and ski with friends. While I'm away I will be re-running the most popular posts of the year. This was one of the most popular posts of March, 2015. This week I received at least a half dozen emails from people who were looking for suggestions for creating review games or practice quizzes for their students. The following are the tools that I suggested in reply to those emails. Favorite Sites for Free Clipart and Photos I use a lot of visuals in my work. I prefer to use my own photographs and to draw my own illustrations. When it's not practical or possible to use my own work, I rely on a handful of websites that provide copyright friendly images. Those images are licensed as public domain or Creative Commons Attribution. Images that are licensed as public domain do not require any citation. When a creator gives his or her image a public domain license, he or she waives all rights to the image, including the right to attribution.
12 Puzzle and Quiz Creation tools for teachers 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. I’ve been doing some trawling ahead of a training session I am running soon, and here are a few of the best ones that I’ve found. There are others out there, but the focus specifically for my session was KS4 and 5, so these links are aimed at older students. If you have any other favourites, please add them to the comments! 1.
Top 20 Augmented Reality Apps for Android and iPhone/iPad Users What is Augmented Reality ? Augmented Reality an old concept, are not very common words yet, to be very familiar with, but it’s such a thing that would take you to a whole lot of a different perspective of the world around you with its augmented reality apps. It combines 2 words to deal with, “augmented” means enhanced or increased and “reality”, which together simply means enhanced reality.