7 Excellent Tools for Assessment in One to One Classroom May 11, 2014 Today I am sharing with you a set of useful web tools for assessment in the one to one classroom. These tools are compiled by Apple Distinguished Educator Monica from Class Tech Tips and featured in this presentation . One of the tools included in this slideshow called Understoodit is no longer available and has become EventMobi. Here is a round-up of all the assessment tools Monica compiled: 5 Excellent Rubric Making Tools for Teachers June 18, 2016 Rubrics are scoring charts used to assess and evaluate a particular learning or teaching activity. As is explained in this guide, rubrics are helpful for both teachers and students: teachers can use them when designing lesson plans and grading assignments; students can use them to make sure they meet the learning expectations and requirements of an assignment or project work. Rubric making should not be a complicated task, it should only speak to the core requirements of a given task while channeling focus to the learning outcomes. There are a wide variety of web tools and mobile apps teachers can use to create rubrics.
22 iPad Apps To Make Videos In The Classroom -Quickly browse and share video • Enjoy your video library in the full-screen Video browser • Easily share a clip or a portion of a clip • Use simple playback controls to review clips in slow motion or fast forward • Mark favorite moments to easily find them later Make Hollywood-style trailers • Choose from 14 trailer templates with stunning graphics and original scores by some of the world's top film composers • Customize movie studio logos, cast names, and credits in the Outline • Select the best videos and photos for your trailer with the help of animated drop zones in the Storyboard • Add content from your library or record new footage right into your trailer Information Literacy Tutorial: Sample Assignments - UMUC Library Information literacy assignments progress through several different levels of difficulty. The most basic level is appreciation and the most challenging is integrated skill. For each level, assignment examples are provided to help faculty to develop assignments of their own. Appreciation Have students explain what an information database is and how it is relevant for finding information.
What is a Learning Object? Definition and components - Docebo One of the main advantages while delivering an E-Learning or online training project is the opportunity to manage Learning Objects according to the actual training purposes. The same Learning Object can be adapted to different kind of courses, so you can fine-tune your training materials for each specific project. A Learning Object is a modular resource, usually digital and web-based, that can be used and re-used to support learning activities. A typical Learning Object is composed by: 1. Title
12 Puzzle and Quiz Creation tools for teachers There are many different sites on the internet that allow you to create your own puzzles and games to use either directly in class, or which can be linked to/embedded into your VLE. I’ve been doing some trawling ahead of a training session I am running soon, and here are a few of the best ones that I’ve found. There are others out there, but the focus specifically for my session was KS4 and 5, so these links are aimed at older students.
19 Great Web Tools and Mobile Apps for Creating Interactive Timelines July 11, 2016 Besides posters and infographics timelines are great learning tools to help students visualize their learning and enhance their overall comprehensibility. Timelines can be incorporated almost in any subject area and can be used to teach a wide variety of topics from historical events to bibliographical information. Web technologies have immensely facilitated the process of creating a timeline and anyone can quickly design an interactive timeline in few steps. The chart below features a collection of some of the best timeline creation tools to use with students in class. Learning Time with Timmy Discover new words with Timmy and his friends! Developed in partnership with Aardman Animations, Learning Time with Timmy helps children aged 6 and younger learn new words in English. Children can play three exciting games and follow the instructions to place toys and classroom objects in a box, pop balloons to learn numbers, colours and shapes and sweep away leaves and snow to find food and objects hidden beneath. Learn over 60 English words including numbers, colours, shapes, food, animals, classroom objects and toys Practise listening and hear the Timmy narrator say the words aloud Play exciting games that get more challenging as you get smarter Collect stickers and videos as you progress in the app LEARN ENGLISH WITH SHAUN AND TIMMY AT THE BRITISH COUNCIL If you enjoyed the Learning Time with Timmy app you may like to learn more about the British Council’s Learning with Time with Timmy and Shaun preschool course.
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 5 Web Tools to Add Comments and Questions to Educational Videos February 8, 2014 If you are looking for web tools to create video lessons or platforms to help you flip your classroom , the tools below are probably what you need. These are the tools I have already covered in separate posts here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. I invite you to check them out and share with your colleagues.
GLO Maker: Downloads Downloads Download latest version of GLO Maker What's new in GLO Maker 3.0 (released Jan 2013) - Matching Quiz Component , pop up component, bug fixes Quiz-Busters Plenary and Revision Quiz from teachers-direct Quiz-Busters is an interactive plenary quiz for two teams based on the popular television quiz program Blockbusters. The resource is designed to be used on an interactive whiteboard as a teacher led activity but can be played by individual students. Hopefully you and your students will find this a fun alternative to traditional question and answer plenary and can actively contribute to Assessment for Learning (AFL). Completely free to use! Great for SATs Revision or GCSE revision.
Google Released A New Educational Tool to Wirelessly Share Computer Screens in Class July 17, 2016Google Cast for Education is a new Chrome app from Google to help teachers and students wirelessly share their computer screens from one Chrome browser to another. The app is still in beta version and is available only for Google Apps for Education users. The way Google Cast works is very simple: teachers install the app on their devices then install the Cast feature in Chrome for students. The Cast feature will be available by default to all Chrome users in the upcoming release expected by the start of the new school year. Once Chrome Cast is set up on the computer that is connected to the classroom projector, ‘Teachers receive casts through the Cast for Education app, and students share their screens using the upcoming version of the Cast feature in Chrome.’
10 Awesome Educational Websites for Kids You Must Bookmark I bet learning was never as much fun or engaging when you were growing up as it is now at the height of the Internet era. If you’re a parent or a teacher looking for resources to help your kids take their academic and non-academic education a notch higher, you don’t have to look too far. That’s because you’re now in the Digital Age, and the web is overflowing with awesome learning material for kids (and for adults too!). Here are ten educational websites for kids that’ll serve you well. Keep them bookmarked! BrainPOP