How to Create a 3D Gallery of Images and Videos Russel Tarr at Classtools.net has come up with another neat tool for students. The Classtools 3D Gallery Generator enables students to create a virtual 3D gallery of images and videos. Each gallery can have up to ten images and or videos. Below each image or video students can insert captions to provide explanations of the significance of the visuals in their galleries. In the video embedded below I provide a demonstration of how to use the Classtools.net 3D Gallery Generator.
4 Awesome New Blooms Taxonomy Posters I have been recently engaged in expanding Blooms Taxonomy section here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning to include new resources published for the first time. Blooms Taxonomy for The iPad and Blooms Taxonomy for The Web are the most recent additions in this regard. I am also working on Blooms Taxonomy for Android. Some of you send me emails asking why I don't cover Android in my posts as I do with iPad ( or iOS devices ). Connections: Investigating Reality - A Course of Study A comprehensive general education course of study based on general systems theory, for adolescents and older learners • Explains learning to learners • Relates all school subjects simply and logically • Integrates the arts and sciences • Makes routine use of all thought processes • Stimulates creativity and ingenuity through active learning • Challenges all ability levels equally • Capitalizes on individual differences • Is consistently, unquestionably relevant • Does not “privilege” the dominant culture • Maximizes dialog and cooperative learning • Adapts to traditional bureaucratic demands Additional Information about Connections: Investigating Reality When and Where to Use Connections: Investigating Reality (Links for downloading individual sections are in the right column.>>)
Online Charts Builder Hohli Online Charts Builder Load From Image URL: Chart Data can't equal to original, but very similar to it. Only for images on chart.apis.google.com Chart Type: 3D Pie charts A List of The Best Free Digital Storytelling Tools for Teachers 1- ZimmerTwins It is all about creative storytelling. ZimmerTwins is a web2.0 tool that allows students to give vent to their imaginative powers and exercise their storytelling skills from early stages to advances ones. 2- Digital Story Telling in The Classroom This section provides resources and materials for teachers to use with their students in storytelling. It helps students personalize their learning and perform better. Students can use these materials to create a movie or interactive slideshow to tell their stories.
Popplet – Visual Thinking Tool Popplet – Visual Thinking Tool Written by Teach Amazing! Popplet is a visual thinking and presentation tool allowing students to collaborate with one another, organize information and present information in the form of a web. Create A Classroom Poster Using Google Docs I have been sharing a great deal of educational posters here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. I love using posters with my students and I know many of you love them too. Sometimes it seems like we can not find the exact poster we want for our class and this is when we need to use our techy skills to craft our own posters. The process is not very hard and anybody with the rudimentary tech knowledge can do it in a matter of minutes. 101 Web 2.0 Teaching Tools Online tools and resources have made it easier for teachers to instruct students, and for students to collaborate with those teachers and with other students and parents. These “Web 2.0” teaching tools aren’t magical, but they may seem to defy definition at times since they save time, help you to stay organized, and often take up little space on a computer. Some of these applications are Web-based, which means that they can be accessed from any computer. The following list is filled with tools that will make a teacher’s, or those enrolled in the best online education programs, life easier. The categories are listed in alphabetical order and the links to each tool are also listed alphabetically within those categories.
Architect Studio 3D, from the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust The great American architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed hundreds of houses throughout his long and distinguished career. Each home was uniquely fashioned to meet the needs of its owners and the particular qualities of its location. Wright inspired a generation of architects. Are you one of them? On this Web site, you can design a house, walk through it in 3D, and then share it with the world. You can also learn more about architecture, past and present, and explore Frank Lloyd Wright's life and work.
Create Classroom Posters June 9, 2014 After we have learned how to create a classroom poster using Google Draw, I am introducing you today to another awesome web tool which will enable you to design gorgeous classroom visuals. This tool is called Pixteller . I have been tinkering with it for awhile and found it really worth using. This is particularly relevant for creating illustrated quotes and short posters for your class. Here is one I created for the purposes of this tutorial : Classroom Activities Here are some of the classroom activities I’ve tried out and posted about over the months/years. I have attempted to categorise them, so that you can look more easily for categories that are of interest to you. I will keep adding to it as I publish more posts. (More activities can also be found by looking on my Materials page .)
Create An Interactive, Label-Based Image Quiz! Thanks to Larry Ferlazzo for sharing this resource! ImageQuiz is a fantastic new website that lets users create image-based quizzes with ease. Just upload your image, choose a title, and begin tagging the locations of the labels. Tagging works by drawing on the image to define what the quiz should test people on, and then labeling each of those tags. It is very easy to use and has a basic, simple interface and best of all – no signup required! This means you can get students to create their own quizzes without worrying about them having to create accounts and then forgetting the passwords…
Advanced Blogging: You asked for it! I was asked to facilitate a series of blogging sessions the Massive Open Online Course on Educational Technology (ETMOOC). You can read more about connectivist MOOC’s and ETMOOC here. This post is a summary of the ideas. tips and resources shared in the advanced blogging session. You’ll find the recordings to the session here: