3 Outstanding PDF Readers for Teachers PDF is one of my favorite document format. I like its page layout and the functionalities it includes. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has already featured a list of some awesome tools for teachers to annotate and customize their PDF documents and today we are adding another list that includes three of the best PDF readers out there. Most browsers have built-in PDF readers that lets you read PDFs without having to install any software, but the thing with such built-in readers is that they are limited in the services they provide. They most of the time let you only read a PDF without being able to annotate it. The tools included below are different in that they allow users to carry on a wide range of actions on their PDFs.
7 Tools Students Can Use to Manage Group Projects Any teacher who has assigned group projects to students has at some point had to help those students organize and equitably distribute work. (Or has had to listen to students complaints about other group members not pulling their weight). Here are some tools that you can have students use to manage their responsibilities when working on group projects. Pegby is a good website for organizing the tasks that you and or your team need to get done. Pegby is set up like a corkboard with index cards stuck to it. The corkboard has three columns to place your index cards on.
Create Beautiful Presentations with Haiku Deck Haiku Deck is an iPad app that all students and teachers should have installed on their iPads. Haiku Deck enables anyone to create beautiful slide presentations. It's so easy to use that when I was describing the app to someone last week I said it was like "Animoto for slide decks." A New List of Great Web Tools for Educators Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is back to you with another collection of new educational web tools you can try with your students or for your own professional development plans. These tools range in purpose from simple study tools to web conferencing services. As always, the main goal behind such a post is to enable those of you who, because of their work and time pressure, find it hard to go online and spend hours looking for the new educational releases in the world of web 2.0 tools. We are very much hoping that by compiling such lists, you will be able to easily access the tools you like and always keep updated about the novelty in educational technology. Check out this list and let us know what you think about it.
17 Free Tools for Creating Screen Capture Images and Videos When you're trying to teach people how to do something new on their computers having screencast videos or annotated screen capture images can be invaluable to you and the people you're trying to help. Here are some free tools that you can use to create screen capture videos and images. Vessenger, producers of a group messaging system, offers a free program for capturing and annotating images on your computer screen.
LMS - Aula Virtual In September 2012, Skillsoft acquired MindLeaders, bringing together two leaders in learning-offering you comprehensive, targeted learning assets that cover key business issues such as leadership development, IT certification support and talent management. This integration also means organizations in the U.S. can turn to Skillsoft for a wide range of compliance needs including legal, food services and ES&H. Organizations in the U.K. can leverage Skillsoft resources to address their hospitality and adult social care compliance needs. This is an exciting time to be in the learning industry. New forms of online learning solutions are coming to market that engage learners with rich media, social collaboration and mobile delivery options. Technology advances have made it possible for learning to be tailored to the needs of individuals and delivered directly to their work environments.
Free tools to create comic strips Creating cartoons and comic strips for educational uses can be quite interesting task. It obviously pushes the reluctant students to participate more and rub the dust off their brains. Students love to work in groups and compete with each other especially when there are motivating incentives for them. One of these incentives is the integration of comic strips into parts of your lesson. Thanks to web 2.0 technologies , educators and teachers will never run short of new innovative ideas. There are a bunch of free to use technologies that can be used with our students to create an educationaly healthy environment full of both fun and learning.
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17 Free Tools for Creating Screen Capture Images and Videos When you're trying to teach people how to do something new on their computers having screencast videos or annotated screen capture images can be invaluable to you and the people you're trying to help. Here are some free tools that you can use to create screen capture videos and images. Vessenger, producers of a group messaging system, offers a free program for capturing and annotating images on your computer screen. The free program, called Snaplr, is available for Windows and Mac.