Seven Free Platforms for Teaching Online Courses More and more high schools are embracing online courses to reach more students and all times of the day. While you can spend a lot of money for online course software, you don't have to. Here are seven free platforms for teaching online courses. This list cannot begin without mentioning Moodle first. Moodle is an free platform that is commonly referred to as a course management system or virtual learning environment. Edcanvas Make mobile learning awesome! Student creation Share materials Free! Get our new app! Save time by using free lessons & activities created by educators worldwide! Be inspired! Combine digital content and your files to create a lesson
Find a Learning Management System The Khan Academy Finance Mindmap If you have not heard of the Khan Academy you are really missing out on something special. This is one of the most revolutionary learning websites you will ever experience. It’s a website that’s helping adults and children learn a wide range of subjects, including: Science (biology, chemistry, physics, organic chemistry, cosmology and astronomy),Mathematics (arithmetic, developmental math, pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, probability, statistics, pre-calculus, calculus, differential equations, linear algebra)HistoryFinance (core finance, banking and money, valuation and investing, venture capital and capitalism, credit crisis, and Paulson bailout) The master teacher behind the Khan Acedemy is Salman Khan. Moodle Learning Management System Moodle is an open-source learning management system (LMS) used by schools, businesses, and governmental organizations to create effective e-learning programs. About 75,000 organizations use Moodle in over 200 countries, supporting almost 60 million learners. Moodle's large user community (Moodle.org) includes many developers contributing features that extend the program's usefulness. Remote-Learner was a founding member in 2004 of the worldwide Moodle partner network and today maintains offices and data centers in the US, Canada, and the UK.
Online Education Technology for Teachers and Students How to Take the Risks out of the Social Learning Aspects of Online Training Social learning—or learning with and from others (with or without social media technology)—is a force to be reckoned with. But how do you entice your online training learners to participate to take learning to a higher level, and make it participatory and social? Re-reading the book, The New Social Learning, I came across an interesting sentence: “Social tools leave a digital audit trail, documenting our learning journey—often an unfolding story—and leaving a path for others to follow.” A Gold Mine of #EdTech Resources: Part II In continuation of Part I of “A Gold Mine of #EdTech Resources,” please find below the accumulated list for Part II. As always, I have given you my best, but I am quite sure I have left off some technology tools that may flabberghast you. No problem. Simply help us all improve by adding comments at the bottom of this blog post. After reaching a word-count limit for this blog post, I quickly realized a Part III could be necessary. Anyway…enjoy, my talented colleagues.
8 Good Web Tools to Create Video Quizzes for Your Class Vialogue (Video + Dialogue ) is an online video with a group discussion feature. Vialogue allows users to interact with videos by adding time stamped comments to them. This can be a great tool for teachers to use with their students to get them engaged in video prompted discussions.To get started, upload a video, grab one from YouTube, or choose one from the growing collection on our site. Once you’ve created a vialogue, you can encourage thoughtful conversations by posing questions, adding polls, and replying to comments.
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