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The Complete List of iPad Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials The Apple iPad is an amazing tablet, and to help you get the most out of it, we’ve put together a comprehensive list of every tip, trick, and tutorial for you. Read on for more. Note: This article was originally published earlier this year, but we’ve updated it with a real lot more content since then, so we’re republishing it for you. We’ll be keeping this page updated as we find more great articles, so you should bookmark this page for future reference.

Elevate Product Overview Help Struggling Readers Reach New Heights Helping struggling readers and English Language Learners learn to read is extremely important, but also very challenging. Because these students have always struggled – they often believe they always will. Tut: Pinterest Pin Using iPod/iPad/iPhone : Savitri Wilder, this is my life This is a tutorial on how to install the Pinterest “Pin It” bookmarklet on your iPad (iPhone/Pod) Safari web browser. What is Pinterest? It’s an organizational tool that lets you share all the pretty findings with all Pinterest members (who follows you). It’s really fun and I use mine to gather ideas for my current and future home decorating needs, travel ideas, color combos, things I want to buy for myself or the family, etc. Very fun and if not careful can take up a lot of your precious time!

20 tips and resources for using learning technology in higher education Allison Littlejohn, director of the Caledonian Academy, Glasgow Caledonian University Blended learning should transform learning, not just replicate teaching: Companies want graduates who can source, filter and use existing knowledge to create new knowledge, and the university is key to equipping students with these skills. Yet we seldom see technology tools being used in radically new ways in HE. They are usually used to replicate lectures - think of websites or podcasts - rather than enabling students to learn in new ways.

How to add YouTube video into PowerPoint In some cases where you need to embed video into PowerPoint so as to make your presentation more engaging and informative for audiences. YouTube, as a great sharing platform, offers a host of online free video resources. In this way, most users can easily find their video materials here and like to put YouTube video into PowerPoint for an entertaining effect. However, the issue is that how you can do this without any efforts. Okay, if you have searched around the internet but cannot help with a nice solution, below are simple ways to input YouTube videos into PowerPoint. Hope it can bring some help to you. Weavly: Create Mashup Videos With Ease! I stumbled across Weavly the other day and was astonished by the simplicity and creativity it allowed. It is fun, fast, and requires no downloading or uploading of files. Plus, the interface is simple and user-friendly, as you can see from the screenshot below: Best of all – it’s very easy to use! Just search for videos, sounds and animated GIFs directly through Weavly.

Technology Teacher Training Fractus Learning Technology Teacher Training provides you and your school with everything you need to advance skills in technology, web and social media. With a focus on tools that have real applications in the classroom and a huge impact on learning, there is no better place to become a cutting edge educator. Groups, schools and districts can apply for an education discount and receive between 50-90% off. Click here to find out more. A teacher’s complete guide to using Google Voice to collect classwork and homework This entry will guide you through the process of setting up and using a Google Voice account for the purpose of collecting spoken homework, such as for a language class. After reading this guide, you will be ready to configure your Google Voice account and collect your first round of homework. The focus of this entry is not to give an exhaustive list of all the contexts and ways in which Google Voice can be used in education, however! Use your creativity and share your ideas in the comments. Google Voice is a completely free service which gives you a local telephone number with voicemail service. Students can call your Google Voice number from their own phones, be directly connected to voicemail, and record messages up to three minutes long.

8 Free and simple tools to create video tutorials for Teachers One of the important digital skills that the 21st century teachers should have is the ability to create video tutorials to share with students.I know some of you might freak out when it comes to putting your digital skills to the test thinking that you could never make it. I understand it because I know that the first thing that comes into your mind on hearing video tutorials are those sophisticated and pompous tutorials you see on Youtube from imedia companies and advertising corporations. Well, the kind of software used to create such tutorials cost a lot of money and requires specialits to work on them.