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5 Web Tools to Add Comments and Questions to Educational Videos

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. 1- Blubbr Blubbr is a cool web tool that allows users to create quizzes around YouTube videos. 2- Teachem Teachem is a web service that allows teachers to create lessons around YouTube videos. 3- Educanon Educanon is another powerful tool that teachers can use to design lessons based on videos from both YouTube and Vimeo. 4- VideoNotes VideoNotes is a free web tool that allows students to take notes on a video they are watching. TED Ed is a website that allows teachers to create lessons around YouTube videos. 5- Edpuzzle This is a web tool I have just learned about from my colleague David Kapuler. Related:  APLICACIONES TIC/TACTest_Quiz

7 Fabulous iPad Apps to Create Short Animated Lessons for Your Flipped Classroom Today, however, I am sharing with you a set of some wonderful apps that you can use to create short video lessons and tutorials to share with your students. You can also use them to : Easily explain a range of topics from math to chemistry to music theory to basket weaving.Attach a personal message to any travel photos you want to shareDiagram offensive and defensive strategies for sportsGrade student work with commentary explaining the reasoning behind their performanceImplement a “flipped classroom” Showcase your tutorials online and share your knowledge with your students, friends, family, or the world! I have meticulously handpicked the apps mentioned below and only included what I personally see as the best available out there. 1- Educreations This is my favourite of them all. 2- ShowMe ShowMe is similar to Educreations in that it also allows you to turn your iPad into a recordable iPad. 3- DoodleCast Pro 4- Explain Everything 5- Board Cam Pro 7- Knowmia

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. Have students discuss the differences among various Web search engines. Literacy Given a topic, have students search for relevant information resources using the Web and compare what they retrieve with the resources found in the library databases. Facility Stage a debate in class with pro and con panels. Integrated Skill Have students develop a logical plan to retrieve information in a variety of formats, retrieve the information, evaluate the information, cite the information resources appropriately, and present their findings to the class. Information Literacy Assignments in Use by Faculty at UMUC Example

10 Free Text to Speech Tools for Educators 1- Select and SpeakSelect and Speak uses iSpeech's human-quality text-to-speech (TTS) reads selected text. It includes 43 iSpeech text to speech voices. You can configure the voice and speed option by changing the settings at options page. ( This is a chrome extension ) 2- QR Voice QR Code allows users to converts text-to-speech, generates QR Code for speech URL and Simplifies share text-to-speech files. 3- AnnouncifyAnnouncify reads out loud every website you want. 4- Chrome speakChrome speak provides native support for speech on Windows (using SAPI 5), Mac OS X, and Chrome OS, using speech synthesis capabilities provided by the operating system. 5- Text to Voice'Text to Voice' or 'Text to Speech' is one of the coolest add-ons. 6- Blind SpeakBlindSpeak is a new text to voice email application that lets you convert text into speech and then forward it to any email address. 8- SpokenTextSpokenText lets you easily convert text into speech.

A Comprehensive List of Apps and Tools to Flip your Classroom For those of you intent on employing the flipped learning model in their instruction, we have curated a set of important web tools to help you create the appropriate flipped classroom environment for your students. Check them out below and as always let us know what you think of them. Enjoy 1- Explain Everything Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design tool that lets you annotate, animate, and narrate explanations and presentations. 3- Edmodo Edmodo is another great web tool you can use to flip your classroom. 4- Screencasting tools Here is a host of some great web tools to create screencasts and video tutorials. For more tools to flip your classroom , here is a great list from Ducman . check it out

Google Forms: Create a Quiz or Test from a Question Bank 5 Good Tools to Help You Flip Your Classroom March 22, 2014Making the transition to a flipped classroom can be quite a trial. Not only are you changing your daily routine and lessons, but also the software and hardware you use. If you need a hand (and who doesn't?) Swivl Capture lessons with Swivl to improve teacher effectiveness and student performance by turning class time into content creation time. NowComment Turn any document into a class discussion with a commenting system that appears right next to the text. Math Pickle This free collection of hand-picked K-12 math videos is gathered together and organized by a math teacher. Novation Launchpad Create a soundtrack for your lesson plan with this feature-rich iPad music app for DJs and professionals. AirWeb If you have an Apple TV in your classroom, this iOS app lets you turn it into a gigantic yet readable web browser. TouchCast Transform your videos into interactive lessons by adding websites, polls, maps, etc. right into the videos themselves.

7 Online Quiz Tools Perfect For Classrooms Whether you want to have students turn in homework via an online form or simply take a quiz or test, online quiz tools are critical to having a connected classroom. Most tools are free, all are robust, and they’re quite easy to use. What could be better than that? You can use any of these below tools to get feedback from parents, students, colleagues, and more. Below is simply an introduction to each tool in case you aren’t familiar with it so be sure to dive into any that interest you and give them a try in the classroom! Quizlet Quizlet A free and popular online quiz tool, Quizlet lets you easily build – you guessed it – quizzes. Yacapaca You’re going to love the mascot of Yacapaca . Quia Quia Similar to Yacapaca, Quia has a dedicated student sign-on that’s managed by teachers. Google Forms Google Forms You can’t do a post on the best online quiz tools without mentioning Google Docs / Drive / Forms (or whatever it’s called these days). ProProfs ProProfs Here’s one to watch. Quiz ME Online

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