6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 201 6 About a year ago, I published an e-book called the Teacher’s Guide to Tech. Over the last month, I have been updating it for 2016, adding over 30 new tools and refreshing the information I had about the original ones. I have to say, the 2015 version was excellent, but now it’s SO MUCH BETTER. (To take a peek at the guide, scroll to the bottom of this post.) In the process, I discovered some tools that I absolutely fell in love with, and I wanted to share them with you here.
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ly This year we are participating in the prestigious competition for developers and application designers; the Evernote Devcup 2013. We built Mural.ly to fully unleash the imagination of teams of visual people and we know that most of creative teams are already using Evernote to collect and organize their ideas and inspiration. Now, you are able to drag and drop Evernote notes onto a mural so you can reuse all the content you’ve clipped and put it into action. Aiuto di Scratch - About Scratch Who Uses Scratch? Scratch is designed especially for ages 8 to 16, but is used by people of all ages. Millions of people are creating Scratch projects in a wide variety of settings, including homes, schools, museums, libraries, and community centers. 6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2015 While doing research for my upcoming e-book, The Teacher’s Guide to Tech, I have come across dozens of tools with pretty awesome potential for teaching and learning. These six are the ones I think are the most interesting and most useful right now. Wherever you fall on the technology spectrum — from newbie to experienced user — there’s probably something here you haven’t tried yet. Although most of these tools aren’t brand-new, they are all steadily growing in popularity, and each one can enhance teaching and learning in a unique, time-saving, or engaging way. For every tool, I provide a brief overview, my personal rating of its difficulty, a video that demonstrates how the tool works, and a list of suggested ways you can use it.
Canary: The first smart home security device for everyone Our Indiegogo campaign has ended but you can still pre-order Canary at:canary.is Canary is a single device that contains an HD video camera and multiple sensors that track everything from motion, temperature and air quality to vibration, sound, and activity to help keep you, your family and your home safe. Controlled entirely from your iPhone or Android device, Canary alerts you when it senses anything out of the ordinary — from sudden temperature changes that can indicate a fire, to the sound and movement that could mean an intrusion. Instantly receive, view and act on the alerts wherever you are.
Screen Recorder With our easy-to-use, free screen recorder for Windows and Mac you can capture any area of your screen with the option to add narration from your microphone and video from your webcam. You can record lectures, webinars, demos, games, Skype calls, etc and share free on Screencast-O-Matic.com, YouTube, or save directly to a video file. US - English Brasil - Português (Beta)Deutschland - Deutsch (Beta)España - Español (Beta)France - Français (Beta)US - EnglishWant More?
6 Tools To Create Beautiful Image Quotes - Epreneur TV If you’ve been using social media for a while, you’ve probably noticed the explosion of image quotes on platforms like Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr and Facebook. Inspirational sayings and meaningful quotes about success, life, love etc have the uncanny ability to touch us in just a few words because they express what we all think, feel, hope, fear and desire in life. This is probably also why they tend to go viral. But in today’s fast-paced world, pictures, not just words, are becoming the new way to communicate. Besides the wisdom and the feel-good factor, I believe there are actually 3 important reasons why every business must add image quotes to their marketing mix. Why You Should Create Image Quotes
The best free presentation software and other alternatives to Microsoft PowerPoint More has been written about the art of the presentation than could ever be covered here, but one thing that usually accompanies your co-workers’ demos are PowerPoint slides. PowerPoint wasn’t always a Microsoft product — it was originally called Presenter and created for Macs. The name was changed for legal reasons in 1987, the same year Microsoft bought the company behind it and created its Graphics Business Unit. SEE ALSO: Illegal downloaders to receive email warnings, as Pirate Bay traffic doubles Microsoft’s version came out with Windows 3.0 in 1990, and the business world has never been the same. The software is such a behemoth, that as of 2012, it held 95 per cent of the presentation software market, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.
Create Interactive Writing Assignments to Share Through Google Classroom Wizer is a neat tool for creating a variety of interactive assignments including writing assignments, multiple choice quizzes, and labeling assignments. You can distribute your Wizer activities to your students through Google Classroom or through the use of a link and pin system. In the video embedded below I provide a demonstration of how to create an assignment in Wizer, how to distribute it, and how to view your students’ responses to an assignment. Here are this week’s most popular posts from FreeTech4Teachers.com: 1. 13 Google Forms Tutorial Videos 2. Six Timeline Creation Tools for Students Compared In an Updated Chart 3.