Blog Animation is a powerful technique that allows you to turn complex ideas or vague concepts into a clear and comprehensive story. However, sometimes it might be easier or less time-consuming to demonstrate something using camera-recorded video instead of recreating a situation using animated objects: a product demo, an exterior site, a manufacturing process, an interview — live action helps showing your audience how something works or what you've achieved. This helps you to concretize your story, and to connect with your audience. Other examples of useful recorded video footage include stock videos, event footage but also screen recordings, e.g. to explain a software application. Of course video footage also has its downsides: a long recording of a person being interviewed or a tedious monologue might give your audience a harder time concentrating as there is limited visual or textual support. Interferences such as people walking by or background noises can also distract your audience.
Creativity Unleashed - Business Creativity Training - Software Ideas flow in a very organic, non-linear fashion. Luckily there is plenty of software available to help you to get on top of your ideas, pull them into a structure and organize them. A first decision is which style to go for. We prefer mindmapping software for brainstorms and presenting information, and Evernote for collecting, structuring and retrieving information. How to Be a Good Teacher: 20 Steps (with Pictures User Reviewed Two Methods:Classroom ManagementLesson PlanningCommunity Q&A Being a good teacher can be the most rewarding and exciting job in the world - however, being a teacher who doesn't work effectively can be stressful, painful, and exhausting. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Tynker- A Wonderful App for Teach... July 16 , 2015 Tynker is an excellent website for teaching students coding. Students will get to learn the fundamentals of coding and programming through game-like puzzles, tutorials, stories and several interactive activities. Tynker also provides a wide variety of educational resources for teachers and educators.
Social software Social software Or Web 2.0 applications, also known as social apps, include communication tools and interactive tools often based on the Internet. Communication tools typically handle the capturing, storing and presentation of communication, usually written but increasingly including audio and video as well. Interactive tools handle mediated interactions between a pair or group of users. They focus on establishing and maintaining a connection among users, facilitating the mechanics of conversation and talk. Although we do not have a generally accepted definition but by social software we mean software that makes collaborative behaviour, the organisation and moulding of communities, self-expression, social interaction and feedback possible for individuals. Another important element of existing definition of social software is that it allows structured mediation of opinion between people, in a centralized or self-regulating manner.
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teachers' Top Educational Chrome ... July 16, 2015 Over the last weekend, we spent sometime sifting through our Chrome extensions archive and curated for you the list below. We singled out the the apps that have been most popular among teachers and educators during the first six months of this year. The apps cover a range of themes from tools to enhance your productivity and help you stay focused to add-ons for annotating and editing PDFs, you will definitely find something to use in your teaching. Startup Tools Startup Tools 1. Startup Tools Click Here 2. Webtools: No Registration Needed for Students Welcome to my list of webtools that don’t require student registration. This started off as a simple curation for myself and has ballooned into something that I never thought would get this big. And it is still growing.