Four Video Apps To Help Parent/Teacher Communication Teaching is not an easy job. We all know this to be true. I have a sure fire way to make your job easier. Take out your smart phone and take video of the interesting things you do in class. It doesn't even have to be interesting, just take some videos of students doing their regular daily work. 20+ Google Forms Teachers should not Miss After "The 10 Google Forms Templates Every Teacher Should Know About " that we have posted here a couple of months ago, today we are providing you with another great set of forms created by Kern Kelley who is one of the most reputable guys in the field of educational technology. Kern has really invested a lot of time and effort in creating these forms and on behalf of all you , we send him a big thank you for this work and don't forget to have a look at his fabulous blog The Tech Curve. Kern Kelley has divided these forms into categories as you can see below. Just click on any title and it will automatically copy into your Google Docs board if you are sign in to your Google account.
Journal » Archive » Prezi + Webcomics = ? April 6th, 2009 The online presentation tool Prezi goes into public beta this week. It’s a zooming interface designed for presentations which caught the eye of a few of us in the lunatic fringe as having potential applications for you know what. 18 Free Mind Mapping Tools for Teachers and Students 1- SpiderScribe This is a great mind mapping tool that allows users to easily visualize their ideas by connecting various pieces of information together and create free style maps. It also combines elements like text, images, files, calendar events and geographic locations. 2- EdistormEdistorm is a great web2.0 tool for educators.
Bloomin' Apps This page gathers all of the Bloomin' Apps projects in one place.Each image has clickable hotspots and includes suggestions for iPad, Android, Google and online tools and applications to support each of the levels of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy.I have created a page to allow you to share your favorite online tool, iOS, or Android app with others. Cogs of the Cognitive Processes I began to think about the triangular shape of Bloom's Taxonomy and realized I thought of it a bit differently.Since the cognitive processes are meant to be used when necessary, and any learner goes in and out of the each level as they acquire new content and turn it into knowledge, I created a different type of image that showcased my thoughts about Bloom's more meaningfully.Here is my visual which showcases the interlocking nature of the cognitive processes or, simply, the "Cogs of the Cognitive Processes". IPAD APPS TO SUPPORT BLOOM'S REVISED TAXONOMYassembled by Kathy Schrock
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Use Thinglink to explore identity I’m participating in Thinglink’s Summer VR Challenge, and the first exercise in the challenge is to design your Digital Self, a visual representation of yourself with embedded links to things you feel are important people know about you. A key component of the exercise is to share your Digital Self with your PLN. But I warn you: you’re not ready for this jelly. Mouse over the image above to find out what I shared about my Digital Self. What is Thinglink?
What is the Backchannel? What is TodaysMeet? TodaysMeet is the premier backchannel chat platform for classroom teachers and learners. Designed for teachers, TodaysMeet takes great care to respect the needs and privacy of students while giving educators the tools for success. Teacher Development: Starter Kit for Teaching Online Imagine a work day spent at home in your slippers, teaching students without the headaches of monitoring who's chewing gum, who showed up late, or who's sending text messages in the back row. We've got to confess it sounds dreamy, if a bit far removed from the altruistic drive that probably got you into teaching in the first place. (Is that so wrong?)
6 Tips To Create eLearning Scenarios That Offer Real World Benefits While having an interactive scenario in your eLearning course can make it more immersive and engaging, it simply won't be of any value to your learners if it doesn't offer them real world benefits. In this article, I'll share some ideas that you can use to create effective eLearning scenarios that offer real world benefits and always meet their learning objectives. The most powerful, interactive, engaging, and effective eLearning scenarios are those that give your learners the skills and knowledge they need outside of the virtual classroom. These eLearning scenarios make them aware of the real world applications and benefits of the subject matter, so that they know how to put the knowledge to good use when it matters most, which is in their real lives.