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7 Awesome Collaborative Whiteboard Tools for Teachers

7 Awesome Collaborative Whiteboard Tools for Teachers
1- Groupboard 2- Concept Board 3- Scribblar Scribblar is another great whiteboard tool that is perfect for online tutoring. 4- Twiddla Twiddla is a real-time online collaboration tool. 5-Vyew Vyew allows you to meet and share content in real-time or anytime. 6- Skrbl Simple and easy online multi user whiteboard, start skrbl, give out your URL & start working together. 7- Web Whiteboard Web Whiteboard is a simple online tool for writing and drawing together with other people. Related:  Edtech Motivationapplications

Internet Safety for Kids (Grades K-12) Growing Up in the Information Age With the use of Internet becoming more and more integral to education and our daily lives, I wonder at how it has grown into this wonderful yet possibly grotesque beast that very few of us at this point can live without. Our kids and students can be plugged into the world community at the touch of an onscreen icon - at home, at play, and at school. They use internet technology daily text-messaging, on Facebook, blogging, Twittering, watching videos, gaming, and even doing research for school. Have you ever stopped to think what happens in an internet minute - or how the digital world has literally taken off? Let me iterate a few choice data points (in case this image is hard to read). HOW DO YOU KEEP YOUR KIDS/STUDENTS SAFE? Go online together and share safety tips: Just as you would not go into a stranger's car, don't let them venture alone onto unknown websites. Here is a link that introduces these three programs: Resources you can download:

Les outils 2.0 gratuits au service de la pédagogie ! Madmagz Edu vous présente cette semaine le Répertoire des Outils 2.0 en français. Il s’agit d’un annuaire réalisé par Skoden, portail de la FOAD (formation ouverte et à distance) de la Région Bretagne, qui compte une vingtaine de catégories de services en ligne et logiciels pour la formation dont Madmagz :). Cet annuaire, destiné à un usage pédagogique, comporte deux avantages non négligeables : ils disposent d’une offre gratuite et d’une version française ! Ces outils peuvent être utilisés dans le cadre d’une situation de formation et d’enseignement afin d’introduire les TIC dans les pratiques pédagogiques (Skoden). L’annuaire se compose de 27 catégories. Pour avoir la liste exhaustive des outils 2.0 de l’annuaire, cliquez ici. Pour créer une journal scolaire avec vos élèves, cliquez ici.

Teachers Quick Guide to BYOD BYOD is the catch phrase in the 2012 educational technology spheres. This acronym stands for " Bring Your Own Device ", I am pretty sure you might have heard of this new trend because wherever you turn you hear people talking about embracing it.We have already written a detailed guide on everything teachers need to know about BYOD but today we came across this awesome infographic in Cool infographics that sheds more light on this new trend. Have a look at it and share with us your suggestions.

Quel raccourcisseur d'url choisir ? Les raccourcisseurs d’url se multiplient et se diversifient. La liste s’allonge chaque mois. Et pour cause: ils sont indispensables pour les amateurs de micro-blogging et de réseaux sociaux. Majoritairement gratuits, ils génèrent rapidement et facilement des url courtes, prêtes à intégrer, suivre, voire même personnaliser. Pour autant, tous les raccourcisseurs se valent-ils? Un raccourcisseur d’url, kesako ? Comme son nom l’indique, le but premier d’un raccourcisseur d’url est de raccourcir au maximum une adresse web, essentiellement pour la partager sur les réseaux sociaux qui limitent le nombre de caractères d’un message. C’est une sorte de redirection, dans laquelle l’url raccourcie est renvoyée vers la longue url d’origine. Quand utiliser un raccourcisseur d’url ? Plusieurs usages peuvent justifier leur utilisation: Inconvénients des raccourcisseurs d’url ? Attention à la durée de vie d’un lien: les liens raccourcis dureront aussi longtemps que le service utilisé pour les créer.

Five-Minute Film Festival: Twitter in Education I think it's fair to say that Twitter can no longer be dismissed as a trivial passing fad. Though I had dabbled with a personal account, my entire opinion changed when I started my @VideoAmy account and dove in to the conversations educators were engaged in. While some people certainly do tweet about what they're having for breakfast, teachers, administrators, and educational organizations use Twitter in a whole different way -- making smart use of those 140 characters to share resources, wisdom, and inspiration. With the wealth of information out there, you have to cut through the noise a little to figure out how it will work best for you. PLN-building?

Online HTML Editor: Real time online with preview Free World U, A Free Online pre K-12 Program 8 Excellent Free Timeline Creation Tools for Teachers 1-TikiToki TikiToki is a great application for multimedia timelines making . It allows its users to create stunning animated timelines. 2- Time Glider This is a web tool that lets you create, collaborate on, and publish zooming/planning interactive timelines for free.It is like Google Maps but for time. 3- OurStory Ourstory enables you to write stories, tag friends, and add media to collaborative timelines either privately or in public. 4- Capzles Capzles is a web tool I have reviewed here a couple of times. 5- Read Write Think Read Write Think has a beautiful timeline tool that allows users to add project labels and easily create timelines. 6- Xtimeline Xtimeline is a free web-based timeline that you can use to easily create and share timelines with pictures and videos. 7- TimeToast TimeToast is another great tool that allows you to create timelines and share them on the web. 8- Dipity Dipity is a free digital timeline website.

10 Awesome Free Tools To Make Infographics Advertisement Who can resist a colourful, thoughtful venn diagram anyway? In terms of blogging success, infographics are far more likely to be shared than your average blog post. This means more eyeballs on your important information, more people rallying for your cause, more backlinks and more visits to your blog. Designing An Infographic Some great tips for designing infographics: Keep it simple! Ideas for infographic formats include: Timelines;Flow charts;Annotated maps;Graphs;Venn diagrams;Size comparisons;Showing familiar objects or similar size or value. Here are some great tutorials on infographic creation: Creating Your Infographic Plan and research.If required, use free software to create simple graphs and visualisations of data.Use vector graphic software to bring these visualisations into the one graphic. Ultimately, if you have a little design skill, the very best approach is to create all the simple graphs and illustrations yourself using vector graphic software. Stat Planet Hohli