Sketchboard.io Sketchboard is free to use for public projects. Collaborate on private projects with any of our paid plans. Free Plan Unlimited public boards 1 private board Bigger Plans A Very Good Checklist for Assessing 21st Century Learning Skills January 29, 2015 Here is another great resource from Dr. Jackie Gerstein, one of our favourite EdTech bloggers. Jackie designed this beautiful chart featuring 12 attributes and skills that teachers should tend to in their instruction. You can use it as a self-assessment checklist to help you evaluate your teaching practice.
iPad Apps Classified by SAMR model The SAMR model helps teachers and educators understand and better integrate technology into their teaching and learning. This model was created by Dr Robin Puentudura with the explicit aim of helping teachers in designing, developing and integrating digital media to increase students overall academic achievements. The four levels of this model are : Substitution, augmentation, modification and redefinition. Have a look at the image below to learn more about these four levels. Three Free Collaborative Whiteboard Tools Online whiteboards that let students communicate in realtime either by voice or text can be powerful tools to create a mathematics tutorial, create a diagram, or to brainstorm ideas for a project. The following three whiteboard tools can all be used by students for free. NoteBookCast is a free whiteboard tool that will work in the web browser on a laptop, iPad, Android tablet, and Windows tablet. NoteBookCast is a collaborative whiteboard tool. You can invite others to join your whiteboard by entering the code assigned to your whiteboard.
How to Attach Audio to a QR Code I actually do not have experience with this yet, but it is definitely on my to-do list this year. Here seems to be a pretty simple tutorial on the process at Education QR Codes. You can also use the app Audioboo to assist in QR code creation. I think this will be the method I use. Technochalkie explains a bit how to do it. While searching, I found a really cute idea for practicing sight words with audio QR codes by Technology in Early Childhood.
- Moodle One of our assistant principals came up with the idea of having a panel discussion around the PLDs: everything that is going right and positive. We had seven teachers talk about how they are using the PLDs to engage students and enhance student learning. A few things that were presented included: I thought our panel of teachers did a wonderful job. I appreciate our assistant principal for setting it up. Blank Google Slides Template - Teacher Tech This template is probably not so earth shattering. It is blank Google Slides. One slide layout. Blank. So often I just need a blank canvas and those 11 default layouts are just unnecessary. 8 Web Apps To Create Animation Gif With the help of GIF, you can easily showcase how you actually feel. At times, GIF is the only answer to your design queries. With GIF, you can make exceptional animation that can give impressive results. In this round up, we are presenting 8 online web applications that can help you make a renovated GIF for your website. Using these online web apps is very easy.
8 Overlooked Useful YouTube Tools When most people think about YouTube they think sharing videos and or about all of the videos they can discover. Most people don't think about the useful editing tools that are built into YouTube. The YouTube video editor has some useful features for teachers and students. 1. 30 creative ways to use Padlet for teachers and students - BookWidgets I’m always excited when I’m using Padlet. Is it the interface, the way everything is designed, its purpose or the fact that I’m organizing things smoothly? I don’t know. It just makes me happy. And today I’ll try to make you happy as well.
Kirkwood Learning - EdTech, iPads & Tech PD: Adding multiple events to Google Calendar using a spreadsheet Adding individual events to a Google Calendar can be annoying and time consuming. But there's a super easy way! Using a simple spreadsheet in the form of a CSV file you can upload as many events at one time into any of the calendars that you manage. There is one big warning! Be careful when you set it up as there are only two ways to delete the events you put in, either delete the whole calendar or delete the events one at a time. In that regard I'd advise adding a new calendar to house all of your new events, or at least test the file in a temporary "Test Calendar".
Yodio - How It Works - Yodio.com As you complete our simple registration, the important thing to do is complete your profile with your cell phone number (or the primary phone you will be recording from). Yodio uses your phone number to recognize you and get your recording to the right account. The next step is to create something. 8 Overlooked Useful YouTube Tools When most people think about YouTube they think sharing videos and or about all of the videos they can discover. Most people don't think about the useful editing tools that are built into YouTube. The YouTube video editor has some useful features for teachers and students. 1. Create photo slideshows.