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Aurasma For The Classroom by Matt Hollowell on Prezi

Aurasma For The Classroom by Matt Hollowell on Prezi

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10 Royalty Free Music Sites Every Online Video Creator Should Know Finding free, legal music for your online videos can be difficult. As an online video creator you want the perfect soundtrack for your video masterpieces, but you also want to make sure that you don’t break any copyright laws. After all, there’s nothing more frustrating then working hard on a video only to have YouTube take it down because of a music copyright violation. Luckily there are some great sources online where you can find the perfect music for your video project. We’ve put together a list of ten great sites for finding royalty free music for your online videos.

Create a Personal Learning Network Creating a Personal Learning Network (PLN) What is a PLN? A PLN is a way for you to make connections and share ideas and resources. Simulations to exercise thinking skills Check out these Stagecast Creator simulations and watch ideas come to life on the screen! Students can test concepts, create simulations that show their understanding, and explore what will happen under different conditions -- all things that are difficult to do with animations or other media. Advanced Search: Search for specific criteria like subject, description, and interactivity! Get Help: Read the instructions for more information about viewing and downloading simulations.

EdTech Quick Take: Zaption vs. EDpuzzle Want to keep students engaged while you show videos during your lessons? Video-annotation tools let you customize videos with interactive elements, which encourages active viewing. Whether you're in a traditional or flipped classroom, if you're using video, interactive video tools are a must. 3 Tips for Professional Looking PowerPoint Slides PowerPoint slides have long been an essential component of most business meetings and professional presentations, and for almost as long as people have been using PowerPoint for these functions, they have been searching for fresh ways to make their slides more engaging and eye catching. In an effort to spice up their presentations, however, many business people fall victim to the over-cluttered slide…or the chaotic image collage slide, or worst of all, one of those slides that has so much going on that no one quite knows where to focus their attention. Well fear not, we can help you avoid the pitfalls of PowerPoint “over design” with these three simple PowerPoint tips for more professional slides. Below I have outlined each PowerPoint tip, with before and after examples, and then at the end of this post I have included a brief video tutorial to show you how to put these tips into action on your own slides.

Presenter - Prowise Prowise Presenter is screen-independent cloud software that you can access anywhere, such as at home or at work, and from every type of a notebook, tablet, PC or digital board. Design for How People Learn I have this great little shelf in the bookshelf app on my ipad. It’s just books by people I know. I feel genuinely privileged to know so many people with so many interesting things to say. Book Creator is Now Available on Windows for Free June, 2015 More than 15 million ebooks have been made with Book Creator for iPad and Android, and now the popular classroom app is receiving a Windows makeover and is available on desktop devices for the first time. The app is now free on the Windows for a limited time. Book Creator for Windows takes a blank-canvas approach to creativity that makes publishing and sharing ebooks easier than ever. With a simple and intuitive design, people of all ages can create their own international standard ePub files, and with a couple of clicks can become published authors. With Book Creator for Windows you can: Create books on a Windows tablet, laptop or desktop with an easy-to-use interface

Designing education futures What? Why? And, for whom? We separate kids by age and grade, we manage schools in a top-down style, we operate within industrial hours, and teachers hold absolute power and authority over students — these are part of a structure in education around the world that is not backed by research. We’ve assumed that if we don’t tell kids what to learn, they will not learn anything at all. This is absurd!

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