Winning Feature Video What's NewSearch Bar on gallery -search bar is now highlighted to a vibrant color Feature Videos Coming Soon. Contact Us Make a digital mural with Mural.ly Mural.ly is an interesting new site that lets users create a digital mural using images, videos, web pages and diagrams sourced from any website. While there have been other sites that have similar features to Mural.ly, it is definitely worth a look as it combines a number of great features from other web tools. At first glance Mural.ly looks like a cross between Glogster and Wallwisher (which recently changed names to Padlet). You can pin items to a large virtual wall by either uploading the items, entering the url of the item or dragging the item into the Mural.ly window.
8 Excellent Concept Mapping Tools for Visual Learners October 14, 2014 Today I have a short chat with some of my colleagues over the notion of concept mapping versus traditional outlining after which I decided to compile this list and share it with you here. Brainstorming ideas be it through concept maps or outlines is a scaffolding process that helps you flesh out relevant thoughts to include in your writing piece. On a personal level, I prefer to use outlines when I am engaged in an extensive writing project such as thesis writing or a literature review. Free Word Cloud Generator Word clouds can be extremely useful for gaining insights into virtually any large body of text. They can be used to study such things as corporate reports, political speeches, historical documents, news reports, public opinions, tweets, and so forth. This particular word cloud generator is designed to be not only flexible and easy-to-use, but also to produce high-quality, visually appealing word cloud images. In the images created by this word cloud generator you will find that the most frequently occurring words within your text appear toward the center of the cloud, while less frequent words appear at the periphery. You will also notice that the size of each word varies in direct proportion to the frequency with which it appears in your text.
Five apps that are taking my classroom by storm Many teachers are embracing online resources with great gusto, and few meet the enthusiasm of Amy Kingsley. Here, the Manchester-based Primary teacher lists five apps that are doing the trick for her. [As seen in the April 2015 edition of our magazine] PICOVICO We have just launced the NEW Picovico Web. Please check our blog for updates. blog.picovico.com x Pricing
10 Tools for Creating Infographics and Visualizations The author's posts are entirely his or her own (excluding the unlikely event of hypnosis) and may not always reflect the views of Moz. Hello there! I'm Miranda Rensch, Product Manager at SEOmoz and lover of visual communication. A Good Tool to Create Tutorials and Sketches on Chromebook October 17, 2014 I just learned through a tweet from Jen Deyenberg that the popular Clarisketch is now available in the Chrome store. Chromebook users will now be able to create beautiful illustrations and tutorials to share with others. Clarisketch is pretty simple to use. You can gran a picture, draw on it, make sketches and record your voice to illustrate whatever you are drawing.The final sketch can be shared with others and be accessed in any browser. " With Clarisketch, you can save time and improve the quality of your message using a combination of photographs and annotated commentary. There are a million and one uses for Clarisketch; the bonus is that friends and co-workers don’t need to install the programme to experience the advantages too.
Word Clouds for Kids! ABCya is the leader in free educational computer games and mobile apps for kids. The innovation of a grade school teacher, ABCya is an award-winning destination for elementary students that offers hundreds of fun, engaging learning activities. Millions of kids, parents, and teachers visit ABCya.com each month, playing over 1 billion games last year. Apple, The New York Times, USA Today, Parents Magazine and Scholastic, to name just a few, have featured ABCya’s popular educational games. ABCya’s award-winning Preschool computer games and apps are conceived and realized under the direction of a certified technology education teacher, and have been trusted by parents and teachers for ten years.
10 Must Have Tools for BYOD Classroom November 10, 2015 With the advance of technology and mobile gadgetry there emerged a wide variety of learning trends endemic to 21st century classroom environment. One of these trends is what is conventionally referred to as BYOD/T (Bring Your Own Device/Technology). In a BYOD classroom, students bring their own technology (e.g hand-held devices, laptops..etc) and use them for various learning activities. The pedagogical strength of BYOD is that it is an effective way to personalize learning and allow students easy and quick access to the technology they need to explore and learn collaboratively in a student-centerer environment. There are now several web tools and mobile apps that support BYOD learning. The collection below features 10 popular recommendations in this regard.