A Comprehensive List of Apps and Tools to Flip your Classroom For those of you intent on employing the flipped learning model in their instruction, we have curated a set of important web tools to help you create the appropriate flipped classroom environment for your students. Check them out below and as always let us know what you think of them. Enjoy
MOOCs must be open in both enrollment and licensing Image by opensource.com MOOCs—or Massive Open Online Courses—have been getting a lot of attention lately. Just in the last year or so there’s been immense interest in the potential for large scale online learning, with significant investments being made in companies (Coursera, Udacity, Udemy), similar non-profit initiatives (edX), and learning management systems (Canvas, Blackboard). The renewed interest in MOOCs was ignited after last year’s Introduction to Artificial Intelligence course offered via Stanford University, when over 160,000 people signed up to take the free online course. The idea of large-scale, free online education has been around for quite some time.
20 New jQuery Plugins Worth Taking a Look at Keeping up with and tracking the constant flow of new jQuery plugins feels like a full job sometimes. Every other day we seem to discover something new, something cutting-edge and sometimes we find something that is truly groundbreaking and indispensable. We do love the innovation of the jQuery community. Here are the latest plugins worth taking a look at: Freetile.js 12 Spanish Teacher Blogs You Don't Want to Miss Teaching Spanish is fun and rewarding, but it’s not without its difficult moments. The pressure is always on to keep lessons fresh and exciting and to ensure that students are motivated and awake! Thank goodness for the internet. It can provide Spanish teachers with a treasure trove of language learning riches to help breathe new life into the classroom. For example, your students can check out great Youtube channels for learning Spanish, as well as fantastic Spanish podcasts. And of course, there are Spanish teacher blogs.
s BYOD Dream Tools: Free Tools that Work on ANY device! Other TeachersFirst Special Topics Collections This collection of reviewed tools from TeachersFirst includes apps that are available for FREE on iOS (iPad, iPhone), Android, and web devices. Ideal for BYOD classrooms or 1:1 computer/tablet programs, these reviewed tools allow users to create and access projects using the same app, no matter what kind of device they have. This collection includes only "DATs" (device agnostic tools) that are FREE on all devices and offer free access with sufficient features to be useful without upgrading to a paid account. Whether you call it an "app" or a "web tool," a DAT allows you to access your projects from almost any device.
Kahoot - Create Quizzes and Surveys Your Students Can Answer on Any Device Kahoot is a new service for delivering online quizzes and surveys to your students. The premise of Kahoot is similar to that of Socrative and Infuse Learning. On Kahoot you create a quiz or survey that your students respond to through any device that has a web browser (iPad, Android device, Chromebook). Your Kahoot questions can include pictures and videos. As the teacher you can control the pace of the Kahoot quiz or survey by imposing a time limit for each question. Clément Delangue présente Open the 25 best classes of the world The project Update 22-11-12 One and a half days ago, we were about to give up in this operation. Polygonal Map Generation for Games I wanted to generate interesting game maps that weren’t constrained to be realistic, and I wanted to try some techniques I hadn’t tried before. I usually make tile maps but instead used a different structure. What could I do with 1,000 polygons instead of 1,000,000 tiles? The distinct player-recognizable areas might be useful for gameplay: locations of towns, places to quest, territory to conquer or settle, landmarks, pathfinding waypoints, difficulty zones, etc. I generated maps with polygons, then rasterized them into tile maps that looked like this:
Create Digital Learning Content Combine Video Images Text Audio What Is Metta? Metta (www.metta.io) is a digital storytelling tool that allows you to create lessons using audio, videos, and images from your computer or from the web. It is a great online app for creating short flipped or blended lessons for students to help them learn outside of the classroom. With this outstanding web application, teachers can easily create a digital content based story, supplemented with images and text. Teachers can also include poll questions in order to test the knowledge of students. Madame Cindy firstname.lastname@example.org Source des images : Logo Nathalie Marchand (www.tuladi.ca) 10 Best Online Presentation Tools Presentations are a great way of conveying ideas to your clients or co-workers. Creating presentations can sometimes be an irksome task and you might want to take advantage of one of the many resources present out there for creating online presentations. So today we list 10 Great Online Presentation Tools that you should definitely check out. Some of these tools are free while others come with a cost.