grammar tips termium Peck's English Pointers Accueil > TERMIUM Plus® > Peck's English Pointers > Table of Contents La zone de recherche et les fonctionnalités 4 Useful Chromebooks Apps for Digital Storytelling Digital storytelling is a powerful way to get students engaged in learning. Using a variety of web tools students will be able to experiment with a set of important skills and literacies in a multimodal environment. They can use text, audio , video, images to communicate their ideas and enhance their visual literacy and writing competencies. In today's post we are sharing with you some of our favourite Chromebook apps for digital storytelling.
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Lego Story Maker- A Great Digital Storytelling App for kids Lego Friends Story Maker is a good app that kids (ages 6+) can use to unleash their creativity through digital storytelling activities that involve the creation, writing, and publishing of visually appealing multimedia stories. This free app has a kids-friendly interface and provides a set of easy tools such as drag and drop, stickers, text, emoticons, voice recording and backgrounds that make every story come alive. Some of the features LEGO Friends Story Maker provides include:Drag and drop 100+ LEGO Friends play sets, accessories, pets - and of course Mia, Emma, Andrea, Stephanie, Olivia and all the other Heartlake City mini-dolls - for limitless storytelling fun!Kickstart your storytelling with the Story Starters feature.Bring your stories to life with cute emoticons and speech bubbles.Publish and share without exporting to iBooks: just use the new In-app book reader.
Beginning in 1948, a group of educators undertook the task of classifying education goals and objectives. The intention was to develop a classification system for three domains: Cognitive domain (intellectual capability, mental skills, i.e., Knowledge) Affective domain (growth in feelings, emotions, or behavior, i.e., Attitude) Psychomotor domain (manual or physical skills, i.e., Skills) This taxonomy of learning behaviors can be thought of as the goals of training; i.e., after a training session, the learner should have acquired new skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes. The Lecture Lectures are a common teaching strategy in universities. However, to reduce the risk of encouraging students to adopt a reproduction approach to their learning we need to move beyond a merely transmission model of teaching. To encourage higher levels of thinking and reasoning lectures need to be designed to encourage students to utilise and build on their existing understanding and transform what they hear into their own ways of knowing and thinking. This site offers strategies to do so. Resources Why Lecture?
Some Very Good Chrome Apps Used By Fellow Teachers July 25, 2016 One of the most fascinating things about running a service like edshelf is seeing trends in search behaviors. Searches for iPad and iPhone apps continue to dominate, though searches for Google Chromebook apps are rising faster than any other platform. Here are some notable Google Chrome apps used by fellow educators. EAP Listening - Structure EAP Listening - Structure Several studies (e.g. Chaudron & Richards, 1986; DeCarrico & Nattinger, 1988) have suggested that explicit signals of text structure are important in lecture comprehension. Listening for these signals can therefore help you understand the lecture. Signals The tables below show some of the most common signals used in lectures to indicate structure (Leech & Svartvik, 1975). Listen for them in your lectures.
Writing Tips: Paragraph Builder - WritingDEN When writing a classification paragraph, you group things or ideas into specific categories. Example: Write a paragraph discussing two types of energy resources. The following words can help you to write a good classification paragraph: is a kind of Coal is a kind of non-renewable resource. can be divided into Energy resources can be divided into two types. is a type of Coal is a type of non-renewable resource.
Word Scramble, Wordsearch, Crossword, Matching Pairs and other Worksheet Makers - Quickworksheets Vocabulary and Spelling Worksheets Our vocabulary worksheet generators help your students become familiar with the form and spelling of new words. FREE Word Scramble Worksheet Maker This vocabulary worksheet generator automatically jumbles the spelling of up to 26 words and generates a worksheet with letter spaces for the correct spelling of each word. You can choose difficulty options such as whether to display hints or a word bank. Word Shape Worksheet Maker