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Description Ask3 is a TechSmith experiment in turning a class of individuals into a high-performing team. Ask3 turns classroom iPads into recordable whiteboards enabling peer-to-peer teaching and collaboration. While anyone can use Ask3, we are seeking input from teachers focused on team-building and student collaboration. Ideal for K-12 teachers & students with iPads. FEATURES* Make your own drawings with the pen tool in multiple color choices* Quickly draw attention with popular symbols (arrows, circles, lines, and more)* Undo/Redo tools make editing easy* Delete comments & videos you no longer need* Dynamic timeline makes it easy to see questions & comments* Use educational photos & pictures from your iPad or take your own photos with the built-in camera* Zoom & pan to add more detail and explain more advanced concepts* Secure classroom app only shares videos & comments within the class ...More What's New in Version 1.8.0 Version 1.8

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Classroom Management System Don’t have a Voki Classroom account? Easily manage your students' work with class accounts. Manage Students Blubbr - Make Youtube Quizzes – EFL CLASSROOM 2.0 I've followed with anticipation each time over the years - a new website allowing teachers to make comprehension quizzes for Youtube videos. As the director of Education at EnglishCentral, this is interesting to me because EnglishCentral is working on similar functionality. There is a long list of sites doing this, going back to ESL Video and Mystudio (now Quiz Revolution) and more recently TED ED Each has/had their own strengths and weaknesses but none of them I ever felt had what it takes to really get this user generated application to be the "full monty" and extremely useable widely by teachers. Now we have a new contender Blubbr (hat tip to Maria Constantinides for letting me know about this).

Knowledge Building Centers - learningcommons Knowledge building is a central focus of the learning commons program. The program of the learning commons is to use the power of information and technology, the physical space of the learning commons as an extension of the classroom, and the curriculum of the various classrooms, to push excellence in the school through effective collaboration. The emergence of collaborative technologies, the opening of quality information and multimedia resources, and quality instructional designs, allow classroom teachers new opportunities to develop super learning experiences jointly with the specialists of the school. Teacher librarians, teacher technologists, reading specialists, teachers of the gifted, and special education teachers stand ready to combine forces to demonstrate that co-teaching and integrated instruction are far superior to isolated one-person teaching strategies.

Home - Follett eBooks Read Follett eBooks on practically any device: HTML5 based reader with no Flash requirements Reading level based dictionaries Student notebook to help students stay organized Ability to access notes and highlights offline Ability to read offline with no internet access eBook automatically returns after the loan period expires Reflowable text option Integrated with Follett Shelf and Follett Shelf Classroom Connections *For those customers who are unable to transition to the new app, the existing Follett Digital Reader apps will remain available. iPad, iPhone and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. Android is a trademark of Google Inc.

Classroom Techniques: Formative Assessment Idea Number Three We’ve touched on a couple of formative assessment ideas in our blogging thus far, namely using Popsicle™ sticks as an all-student response system during class and using exit tickets to assess student learning. These formative assessment ideas involve all students, while giving teachers the information they need to make adjustments to their teaching. Ideas like these and others have proven to increase student learning.

Teach Kids To Be Their Own Internet Filters ” credit=”flickingerbrad/Flickr It’s becoming less and less effective to block students from websites. When Los Angeles Unified rolled out its one-to-one iPad program, administrators expected to be able to control how students used them both in school and at home. But, not surprisingly, kids are resourceful and students quickly found ways around the security, prompting the district to require students to turn over the devices. Turn Assessments into Fun Classroom Quizzes with Quizalize Quizalize is a great online tool that lets teachers turn quick classroom quizzes into exciting multi-player games. Teachers can create a quiz on any subject they want or use one of the hundreds of quizzes teachers have already created in the Quizalize Marketplace. Students can take the quiz on any device with a browser – laptop, tablet or smartphone – making it a great choice for BYOD learning environments. Teachers can choose to have all students play in class together or assign a quiz for homework.

Registration Check out one of our most popular webinars below! Emerging Tech is a professional learning community (PLC) where school librarians can explore all the ways to integrate technology and 21st century learning into school library programs. The community hosts free monthly webinars and live chats presented by Michelle Luhtala, Head Librarian at New Canaan High School (CT). Google Sheets - create and edit spreadsheets online, for free. One account. All of Google. Sign in to continue to Sheets Find my account Forgot password? Test tool saves time and increases student attainment As well as providing teachers with a wide variety of question types, the test tool in itslearning offers great possibilities for reusing tests and questions. Frøydis Hamre, teacher and newly appointed itslearning Product Manager, puts the test tool through its paces in her chemistry classes. She saves time by reusing questions – and at the same time her students' results improve. But how does she do it? 230 questions in the bank