How to Compose a Quality Comment! The fabulous Miss Wyatt, from The Student Blogging Challenge, asked if I would guest post about commenting. I ♥ commenting and am happy to contribute! Blogging has many parts: the post, the comments, and the sidebar. If you do a good job with all of the parts, your blog will be more interesting. The Best Interactive Web Tools for Educators Most of us are working at full capacity, and keeping up with technology can feel like one more chore on the to-do list. Still, learning your way around a few of the best Web tools is worth your time. Innovative teachers are frequently using intuitive programs and websites that are easy to learn. These web tool can save you a lot of daily hassles that you might not even realize you have been tolerating.
Trying to dig deep with a flipped classroom As Prensky highlights that the technology today’s learners have grown up with has ‘induced today’s students to think and process information fundamentally different from their predecessors’ (Prensky 2001, p.1). We know our students access, process and create information in very different ways and are moving away from more classical approaches to teaching and learning in order to engage students and move beyond retention. It is a mistake to focus solely on the technology as its the active lesson which really makes this a powerful pedagogical approach to learning.
Movavi Cliquez sur le nom du fabricant pour ouvrir/fermer la liste complète des périphériques de cette entreprise pris en charge. Amazon Amazon Kindle Fire Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7" Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9" Amazon Kindle Fire HDX Apple Explore.Create.Share - Be a Champion of Digital Citizenship Wikisite for my Keynote at 30 Goals for Educators Web Conference 2015Shortlink to this site: Link to my Presenter Page: Time of my Presentation:12pmET/5pmUKLink to Hangout On Air Online Keynote: Hashtag:#30GoalsEdu Cologne based educator ("iPad-teacher"), pianist & composer. André Spang studied classical &jazz-piano at Colleges of Saarbrücken and Cologne, Germany and filmscoring and arranging at Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA. André is teaching @ a public high school in Cologne and a Lecturer @ University of Cologne for Music and Digital Media. He was a former Lecturer @ imb of the University of Augsburg and @ University of applied sciences, Cologne In his school, André is coordinating the iPad-Project and many projects about #21stCentury Literacy eg. the KAS Junior Experts and the KAS.digitalExperts.
Using Padlet as a Formative Assessment Tool Padlet (formerly known as Wallwisher) has been around for a while now. It acts as an online bulletin board where users place “digital sticky notes”. These digital stickies can contain text, web links, uploaded files, photos, and even video! They can be anonymous or students can be required to sign in. The reason why I like Padlet so much is because it is very customizable and lets teachers/students collaborate in different ways. Must Have Chrome Apps for The New School Year August 20, 2015 You probably are already working on your digital toolkit making it ready for the start of a new school year. Part of your preparation will definitely consist of making decision on the kind of web applications and mobil apps you will be incorporating in your teaching. This means that you need to have a fairly decent knowledge of educational web tools out there and the potentialities they can offer to your instruction. To this end and to help you make informed decisions about the technology to use in your class, we went ahead and did some digging into our archive and curated this collection comprising some of the best educational Chrome apps out there.
A Wonderful App for Students to Showcase Their Learning August 21, 2015 30hands is an excellent app to use with students in class. You can use it for a wide variety of purposes from creating demos and tutorials to crafting visually appealing presentations and videos. Students can use it to create multimedia productions showcasing their learning in the form of a slideshow with audio narration, or through an audio-enhanced image portfolios to mention but a few examples.
Rec. (Screen Recorder) -This app records video in background-Record with back or front camera-You can make and receive phone calls while recording(some devices record the conversation)-You can use others applications while recording(except radio and media players)-Set the maximum recording time, 1 or 3 minutes(unlimited in PRO version)-The device does not plays any sound when the recording starts or stops (Some devices do not support this depending on your country laws, also remember to disable sounds when you click something in your device, settings>sound>audible selection , checkbox disable)-The app creates an icon called "docs" in your desktop , pressing that icon starts or stops the recording, only you know that the device is recording . A notification appears at the top left corner of the screen while recording.-You can delete the shortcut, and if you need it afterwards, you can create another one from the app . changes: -Only shows the camera resolutions supported by your device
10 Reasons to Move Your Training to the Cloud IT departments are moving to the cloud. In many enterprise businesses it's even a mandate. The cost savings are undeniable. And the infrastructure supporting cloud technologies has matured to a level of stability trusted by many of the largest institutions. Some of the most risk averse industries have seen the value and already move to the cloud. If you're still on the fence about it, here's 10 reasons to get off the fence and move.
8 Google Forms Formative Assessment Tips If you use Google Forms for formative assessment quizzes here are some tips for managing the resulting spreadsheet. When organizing data it is important that your data match. Trying to sort data by student name can be sketchy when students type in their own name. 5 Ways to Use Your Mobile Device to CREATE Content The majority of us have a smart phone with us everywhere we go. What’s more, we’ve all become rather efficient at using them to send and receive text messages and email, schedule appointments, take photos, and sometimes even make a call. But there a few functions we have failed to maximize. Just as we use mobile devices to push learning and information to people, we can use them to create learning and information, such as audio and video elements. Here are five ways you use your mobile device to create content for an upcoming learning solution. #1.
Today’s Education Should Be About Giving Learners Voice and Choice Some of the recurring themes of my conference presentations and blog posts include: The underlying theme of all of my ideas, of all of my blog posts is about setting up the conditions where learners’ choice and voice flourish. I have come to believe that the only real education is one that fully embraces learner choice and voice. All instructional practices in this era of learning should revolve around learner choice and voice: Education works when people have opportunities to find and develop unaccessed or unknown voices and skills. Telestream Record Anything. With ScreenFlow you can record any part of your monitor while also capturing your video camera, iOS device, microphone, multi-channel audio device and your computer audio. Edit Everything.