Design a “Breaking News!” Screenshot Students will have to reflect on the key location (top left), the title of the news channel, the headline, the ticker with related news and the most appropriate image. The completed designs can be downloaded and printed off to form an attractive display. You can also send them directly to your Twitter newsfeed! Taking it further Produce a timeline of events (e.g. from a historical event, or a novel being studied in literature) and then divide it between different students so they can produce one screenshot each.
Glitter Text Generator, Glitter Text Maker Instructions: 1. Enter Your Glitter Text in the Box marked "Text." 2. Choose your Font, Glitter Text Type and Effects. 3. Higher Ed in Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, Vol. 10, No. 1, March 2014, Aimee deNoyelles, Janet Mannheimer Zydney, Baiyun Chen. Abstract Asynchronous discussions are often utilized in online courses to provide a venue for students to openly communicate and build shared understanding, and for instructors to skillfully facilitate the process. While discussions can be invaluable toward creating and sustaining an online community of inquiry (CoI), they are not effective if not optimally designed. It is the authors’ position that it is helpful to identify research-proven online discussion strategies and conceptualize them into the CoI framework, which has been extensively studied and validated.
Timeline Platform Featured Customers MyHeritage.com is a world-leading family social nework. Its 50 million users create family trees, share family photos and organize their genealogical information online. MyHeritage.com has cooperated with AllofMe to leverage the AllofMe platform for helping users view and compare their family photos and events in a super-cool, fun-to-use, chronological timeline. Using a Writing Journal I received a tweet from a teacher wanting to have his students create writing journals and then submit them through Classroom. Here is a suggestion for how to create the writing journals. Create a template in Google Docs. Add a table of contents to the doc. 15 Options for Creating Screen Capture Images and Videos - Including on Chromebooks For the next few days I'm taking some time off to relax, play with my dogs, and ski with friends. Rather than leave the blog dormant for a few days, I'm re-running some of the most popular posts of the year. TechSmith Snagit is a screen capture tool from the producers of the popular screencasting tools Jing and Camtasia.
Free and professional wiki hosting and file sharing Improve teaching and learning for students, teachers, and parents Host and share information both inside and outside the classroom. Work the way you already work Use This Image for Students Turning in Work In Google Classroom when you attach a Google Document to a lesson set where every student gets a copy the student does not see the thumbnail image of the document. The student needs to click on “OPEN” to view the attached Google Document. I have created an image that I attach with each Google Classroom assignment to remind students to click on “OPEN” and either “MARK AS DONE” or “TURN IN.” I have saved the images in my Google Drive so I simply click on the Google Drive logo when attaching files in a Google Classroom assignment and insert the image. When building my lesson set I can see that the assignment is attached.
The Best Tools and Apps for Flipped Learning Classroom July 25, 2014 Following the posting of "Managing iPad Videos in Schools" somebody emailed me asking about some suggestions for tools and apps to create instructional videos to use in a flipped learning setting. In fact, over the last couple of years I have reviewed several web tools and iPad apps that can be used in flipped classroom but the ones I am featuring below are among the best out there. 1- Educlipper abcya.com - animatsioon ABCya is the leader in free educational computer games and mobile apps for kids. The innovation of a grade school teacher, ABCya is an award-winning destination for elementary students that offers hundreds of fun, engaging learning activities. Millions of kids, parents, and teachers visit ABCya.com each month, playing over 1 billion games last year. Apple, The New York Times, USA Today, Parents Magazine and Scholastic, to name just a few, have featured ABCya’s popular educational games. ABCya’s award-winning Preschool computer games and apps are conceived and realized under the direction of a certified technology education teacher, and have been trusted by parents and teachers for ten years.