50 Free Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners 50 Animation Tools & Resources For Digital Learners by Lisa Chesser, opencolleges.edu.au A purple monster with wild curls spiraling out of control explains the economics of oil production in the Sudan to students in Los Angeles, Sydney, Berlin, Jerusalem, and Riyadh. The 10 best classroom tools for gathering feedback Getting feedback from your students can serve multiple purposes: it can help you understand your students’ comprehension of the material, it can give you insight into what teaching methods work or don’t work, and it can help engage students in their learning process by knowing they have a voice that is heard. Not only can feedback offer insight for both teachers and students, it can be an integral part of group work and classroom time, given the plethora of connected devices in the hands of our students these days. That said, there are a lot of classroom tools available for gathering feedback. You can poll students or have them create a survey for a project, use clickers and other classroom response type tools in real time, get feedback on teaching methods, and more. But which tools are best? We’ve collected a few of our favorites and listed them below, along with some of the activities they’re best for.
Voki MILLIONS of students and teachers all over the world have discovered the magic of VOKI "It is a great tech tool for communication with students/parents/community in the Education field." ~Kris M. -Ed Tech, Lecturer, Boise State University "Voki is interactive and engaging!" ~Pamela H.- Gifted Teacher-Hillsboro, Texas "Students who are shy are free to present their ideas by using an avatar." ~Jacqueline D.- 5th Grade Teacher- Ashburn, Virginia "My students are so engaged when using Voki!
7 Animated white board If you're in marketing, design or advertising, at some point you might need use an animated cartoon whiteboard video to present an idea. Unlike a static presentations the key to this medium is keeping the customers attention and illustrating ideas in a flowing natural stye. A whiteboard or scribble video is made with a variety simple effects: The Augmented Reality for Education Collection by Chris Beyerle edshelf Augmented Reality for Education Curated by Chris Beyerle ar augmented reality ipaded Share: 19 followers How ATS Systems Really Work - Briefcase Previously, in the Briefcase Paperless Resume Series, we discussed how employers are changing the hiring industry by moving to paperless resume applicant tracking systems (ATS) and other online platforms. In this post, we will discuss how these ATS’s work, provide best practices for students to stand out and discuss strategies for career service departments to help their students succeed in the digital age. This piece in the series is meant to serves as an online job search “best practice” guide for universities and career service departments who are not partnered with Briefcase. We have optimized resumes that are all ATS compatible giving students a much greater chance to be selected for an interview. The resume will always be a valuable tool in a job seekers toolkit, but when the application process is online, the best looking resume may not stand out above the rest. There are some drawbacks to these systems.
Stencyl Build Worlds If you're used to graphics editors like Photoshop, you'll feel right at home in the Scene Designer. Familiar features, such as a selection tool, zooming, grid-snapping and flood fill, will help you quickly craft complex worlds out of Actors, Tiles and Terrain. Create Actors Drop in graphics from your computer to create Actors on the fly. Then use Stencyl's Actor Editor to tweak your Actors' appearances, behaviors and physical properties, and to get them ready for showtime.
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