19 Top Ideas for Education in Drive by Daniel Pink used with permission of the author Drive the Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us. 2009. by Daniel PinkI finally finished Drive, by Daniel Pink. Since I had read so many reviews about the book, seen the video (below), and engaged in many education discussions about motivation, I felt like I knew the book before I started. I am glad that I read the whole book to fill in what I’d been missing. Drive contains enough that is important to the current discussions of education that one more blog post about it is worth the effort (if I may say so myself).Clearly this book has a ton of ideas relevant to education. 4 Web Tools to Create Presentations without Installing Any Software April 21, 2014 There are a slew of useful web tools that teachers and students can use to create awesome presentations and slideshows without having to install any piece of software. I am sharing with you below my four favourite tools that I have been recommending to teachers and students: 1- Google Presentation This is by all my means one of the best free presentation tool out there. Google Presentation is part of the productivity suite that comes with Google Drive. It allows you to integrated text, images, videos, import/export slides, customize the size of our slides, insert themes and many more.
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Meet and Speak Welcome to the program that's all about making your visit to Japan smooth and enjoyable! We'll take you to many sightseeing destinations around Japan and along the way you'll learn some basic Japanese phrases, letters, and numbers that are useful for traveling in Japan. Tokyo# 1. Welcome to Japan The trio has met up at Haneda Airport, one of Japan's biggest air travel hubs. It has four runways, the most of any Japanese airport, and it handles the most flights, too. 5 Good Web Tools to Create Interactive Lessons and Presentations May 2, 2014 Below are some great web tools that you can use to create interactive lessons and presentations. These tools allow you to breathe life into your teachable content through the use of images, videos, links to web pages and many more. Some of them even enable you to gather instant feedback from students through synchronous polls or text messaging.
Sidepreneurs This post was originally shared on Podcasters Paradise Private forum, but I wanted to share this with you as well! Ok, so I just had a few AHAs about using Periscope for Podcasters and I had to share how individuals might want to use it for their podcast. I’m on Periscope right now as I type this!
~synthesis~: inversions There was an article in the NY Times recently about a research study that found that students who study online outperform those that study in the classroom. But according to an email Prof. Kathy Gill at U Washington sent to a listserv, the causative factor was not on/off line, but time on task So it wasn't the medium, it wasn't the message, it was the participation level that made the difference. It makes sense doesn't it? Overview of Office Mix for Education Created 1 year ago Duration 0:31:03 Office Mix is a free add-in for PowerPoint 2013. It is a powerful tool that makes authoring and sharing of online lessons / presentations simple.
usersnap Maybe you’ve heard the news. We at Usersnap launched a little side project, called bugtrackers.io. Displaying stories of digital crafters and showing real people behind pixels, bytes and bug reports. How the Flipped Classroom Is Radically Transforming Learning Editor's Note:Posts about the flipped class on The Daily Riff beginning in January 2011 have generated over 240,000 views to-date - thanks contributors and readers . . . See our other links related to the flipped class below this guest post. Since this post was written, Bergmann and Sams have released their book, Flip your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day. Do check it out. - C.J. Westerberg
Beyond PowerPoint & Keynote: The 20 Best Presentation Apps From school classrooms to Apple product launches, slideshow presentations have quickly become the standard accompaniment to lectures. You can't give a speech without a slideshow, it seems. And they all feel same. Resources of royalty-free images for your tech blog — web development resources There are a lot of collections with great + free image resources out there. And I use them to find great images too. However I found some resources more useful than others, since I’m mostly looking for tech-related images for our web dev blog. With tech-related images I mean: different situations of people working together/in front of a PC, screenshots, images with different PCs and notebooks. 1. Create images on your own
Flipping over the Flipped Classroom? So the new rage in education has a label- The Flipped Classroom! There is a movement that believes that it is the perfect mix use of technology that has and will continue to transform the education of America’s students. The flipped classroom is based upon the use of technology to help deliver lessons outside of the classroom (the lesson is watched at home for homework), thus allowing students to spend class time fully focused on subject matter and the expanse of it. No class time is wasted on the lesson, thus is fully maximized on the development of the understanding by the students.