background preloader

Web Tools to Use with Bloom's Digital Taxonomy

Web Tools to Use with Bloom's Digital Taxonomy
Bloom's Taxonomy is one of the major themes here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. We have been extensively sharing resources on it and we have a separate section where you can access and check all the resources we have posted so far. A refresher for you, Blooms traditional taxonomy which was published sometime in the middle of the last century was revised in 2001 and henceforth was labelled Blooms Revised Taxonomy. This revision is a little bit different from the original one in that it replaces nouns with verbs and places emphasis on the process of creating by putting it on the top of the thinking continuum. Related: Web-based Version of Bloom,s Taxonomy Since the emergence of the Revised Taxonomy, several educators have been adding to it expanding thus its scope and making it even more comprehensible by integrating technology into it. Creating Here is the interactive image containing all these tools:

http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/08/web-tools-to-use-with-blooms-digital.html

Related:  21st Century TeachersComputer TechnologiesUndervisning med hjälp av programIKT verktygMisc IT Resources

The 7 Characteristics of Teachers Who Use Technology Effectively I just came across this awesome graphic shared by our colleagues in teachthought and I found it really interesting. The graphic features 7 habits of the highly effective teachers using technology. Even though the habits mentioned are generic , they still reflect part of the digital behavior teacher should embrace when using technology in their class. What is really interesting in this graphic is that all of these 7 habits are also the same features we find in people with " growth mindset ". If you still remember the comparison we have made between growth and fixed mindsets and we said that teachers with the growth mindset are more open to embrace change, take risks, persist in the face of setbacks, see effort as the path for mastery , and find lessons and inspiration in the success of others.

My Folders We know your best teaching moments happen daily, don’t wait to share them. Get instant feedback, earn instant recognition, and get meaningful feedback not just an evaluation. The Teacher's Guide To Writing In The Cloud Preface In part 1 of this post we took a look at the writing process itself–the relative awkwardness of the process for many developing writers, and how live modeling can help support writer growth . In this part, we are focusing on using cloud-based word processing and general productivity suites like Adobe Buzzword and Google Docs. We also recently looked at 10 Ideas for Using Technology to Teach Writing .) Background The ability to read and write well is the foundation of all academic learning. Flipped-Learning Toolkit: 5 Steps for Formative Assessment Editor's Note: This post was co-authored by Aaron Sams, Managing Director of FlippedClass.com and founding member of the Flipped Learning Network. If you flip your class, you might be able to rid yourself of the bane of many teachers: grading papers late at night. Since the flipped classroom model moves teachers away from the "front of the room," they have more time to interact with students and implement a wide variety of instructional strategies -- including formative assessment. 5 Steps to Check for Mastery

Digital Storytelling Resources Digital Storytelling is the modern expression of the ancient art of storytelling. Digital stories derive their power by weaving images, music, narrative and voice together, thereby giving deep dimension and vivid color to characters, situations, experiences, and insights. Tell your story now digitally. – Leslie Rule, Digital Storytelling Association 10 Awesome New Web Tools for Teachers As is usual here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning, every two weeks, I share with you here a list of the most recently released web tools that might probably have some educational potential for your teaching and learning contexts. It's been 7 months ago since I added this section featuring lists of educational web tools to my blog. You can check it to view the lists I shared there so far.These lists are particularly created to help those of you who are busy and have no time left to go online and hunt for the new releases in the world of educational technology. What you see in these lists are web tools other edubloggers have reviewed in their websites and blogs. Check out what I have curated for you during the last couple of weeks and let me know what you think of them. Enjoy

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.

The Best Web-based Audio Recording and Editing Tools for Teachers and Students April 6, 2014 In today's post I am sharing with you a bunch of useful web tools that you can use with your students to record and share audio clips. One of the pluses about these tools besides having a friendly interface and being easy to use is that they do not require any software installation. They are all web based. Also they do not require any advanced tech wizardry to operate them. As a teacher , you can use these tools to record audio clips to share on your classroom blogs or send them to students parents. You can also record your audio feedback on students work and share it with them or use them on digital storytelling projects.

How to customise your book in iMovie After exporting your book as a video, you might need to make a couple of custom edits. Let’s look at how to do this in the iMovie app. Watch the video or read the tutorial below. Why would you want to edit your book in iMovie? Exporting your book as a video is a great way of sharing your book, as it gives you the freedom to upload it to a video-sharing site like YouTube or Vimeo and even embed it in your blog.

Related:  EnglishSélections d'outils numériquesCollaborative educationSponge Activities Module Templates