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The Teacher's Guide To Using YouTube In The Classroom YouTube is one of the most popular websites on the planet and a vast resource for educational content. The site is home to over 10 million videos tagged as educational, many of them submitted by your fellow teachers. A completely free resource this huge and varied has nearly endless potential for the classroom. Here are some ideas and suggestions to get you started. Ways to Use YouTube in the Classroom The 101 Most Useful Websites on the Internet Here are some of the most useful websites on the internet that you may not know about. These web sites, well most of them, solve at least one problem really well and they all have simple web addresses (URLs) that you can memorize thus saving you a trip to Google. And if you find this list useful, also check out the expanded version – The Most Useful Websites – which now offers a collection of 150+ undiscovered and incredibly useful websites to enhance your productivity.

Evernote for Education Android App: I use the desktop version at home and the office, the Android app on my HTC One smartphone, my tablets, web version on my Chromebook. The desktop version sync's all of the data to your computer (good for backup) and you can also export your notes in a variety of formats for backup. You can create new notes via desktop, web, or mobile version. Google and Khan Academy Launch YouTube Contest 13 September '12, 09:45pm Follow Google has just announced that it is teaming up with Khan Academy for a new competition to find the next generation of “educational YouTube stars.” This news comes as interest in new forms of digitally-powered education rises, with services like edX, P2PU, Skillshare, Codecademy and Coursera growing rapidly. Google and Khan Academy are looking for what they call the Next EDU Gurus: “10 super talented and engaging content creators” which Google and Khan Academy will support through training, promotion and a $1,000 B&H gift card for production equipment.

3 Powerful Web Tools to Create Whiteboard Animation Videos for Your Class October 23, 2014 Whiteboard animation videos are videos that draw themselves. They involve an animated use of images, shapes, characters, sounds and voice-overs to create a clip. This form of video production has been very popular recently and is widely used by some leading educational YouTube channels such as TED Ed and RSA Animate. Creating a whiteboard animation video is no longer a graphic designer's job. Creating a Game-Based Online Class One of the things that I like the most about the field of instructional design is the opportunity to think about that hard to quantify meta-level where you are teaching someone how to teach someone else. The most effective way to do this is to have your learner live the experience that you are trying to teach them to create. Unfortunately, the medium of a blog post does not permit me to teach you how to create a game-based curriculum by experiencing it. This adds a layer of complexity to my task, but one that is not insurmountable. It is my hope that you can follow these easy steps to design and implement your own game-based class in the near future. Step 1: Define your Objectives This is exactly the same process you should undertake at the beginning of planning for any class.

New cloud service offers Microsoft Office 2010 on the iPad Are you looking for a way to get the real version of Microsoft Office on your iPad? Yeah, me too. There are plenty of Office clones on the App Store and Apple's iWork suite (Pages, Numbers and Keynote) is a servicable option for natively authored documents. Boston College Front Row - Engage Me or Enrage Me: eTeaching Day Keynote In the 2006 eTeaching Day keynote address, Marc Prensky outlines the ways in which young people incorporate digital technology into their daily lives, and discusses the use of video games as educational tools. Prensky is the founder of Games2train, an e-learning company whose clients include IBM, Bank of America, Nortel, and Nokia, and the author of Digital Game-Based Learning (McGraw-Hill, 2001). Prensky is introduced by Michael Connolly, associate professor, Slavic/Eastern Languages Department