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Booktrack Add narration to books online

Booktrack Add narration to books online
Booktrack Classroom dramatically improves student reading and writing abilities with a fun, easy to use technology that integrates with Common Core Standards. Booktrack Studied by Major Universities New York University and The University of Auckland have conducted studies on Booktrack which showed that Booktrack increases reading comprehension scores and student engagement. Read more. What is Booktrack? Booktrack is a new way for students to read stories and texts accompanied by a movie-style soundtrack. Using Booktrack Classroom Booktrack can be used in a variety of ways to engage with students. Booktrack Classroom achieves multiple learning objectives, while simultaneously promoting digital literacy and creative thinking among students. Lesson Plan Library We've assembled a variety of lesson plans catering for students at the elementary, middle and high school levels, covering a variety of subjects and learning outcomes.

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Education Program & Free Digital Storytelling Software for Educators #1 Rated photo book service by TopTenReviews Mixbook is an easy and fun way to engage students, parents—and build school spirit. With Mixbook, there are no contracts, no commitments, and no fees to create and share a project among students, faculty, and parents online. With a community of over 5 million, Mixbook is the most trusted and secure site of its kind. Here are a few ways educators have used Mixbook: Excellent Videos OnThe Use of Augmented Reality Apps by Students Below are some good videos I got a few days ago on examples of how some augmented reality apps are being used with kids to help them improve their learning. If the concept of augmented reality if all new to you then here is a brief definition of it: Augmented Reality is exactly what the name implies: an augmented version of realty created by mixing technology with the known world. It might be a distorted, augmented, or less augmented version of the actual world but in its basic form, augmented reality is a simulation or rather a way of superimposing digital contents into the real context.

100 Best YouTube Videos for Teachers Although YouTube has been blocked from many/most schools, for obvious reasons and not so obvious ones. YouTube does provide great resources and content for teachers and students. View the list of the Top 100 Videos for Teachers. Seven Ways to Create a Storymap If you have a story that unfolds across several places over a period of time, storymaps can provide an engaging interactive medium with which to tell the story. This post reviews some examples of how interactive map legends can be used to annotate a story, and then rounds up seven tools that provide a great way to get started creating your own storymaps. Interactive Map Legends The New York Times interactives team regularly come up with beautiful ways to support digital storytelling. The following three examples all mahe use of floating interactive map legends to show you the current location a story relates to as they relate a journey based story. Riding the Silk Road, from July 2013, is a pictorial review featuring photographs captured from a railway journey that follows the route of the Silk Road.

101 iPad Tips & Tricks Use these iPad tips and tricks to do more with your iPad Air, iPad mini and every other iPad running iOS 8. This list of over 100 iPad tips and tricks is broken down by tips to help you get started, use the keyboard better, surf the web on the iPad easier, sync your photos, data and calendars as well as get the most out of your iPad with entertainment apps and services. Whether you just bought an iPad, or you’ve had one for years, these useful iPad tips and tricks will show you new ways to do more with your iPad.

7 Ways to Begin Your Speech with a Bang - BradBridges.Net People listen to you with their eyes before you even begin to speak. Yes, I meant to write that. People listen with all their other senses before you, as a speaker, even begin to talk. So how in the world do you have a chance to influence their opinion, if they’ve already formed it before you speak? New Tools - Springfield Township H.S. Virtual Library - Spartan Guides for Mobile Sometimes readers’ advisory doesn’t come easy. Sometimes we need some quick help recommending titles. A number of my students, most notably my Book Club kids, belong to book networking sites like GoodReads, LibraryThing, and Shelfari. But not everyone really wants to join and build a reading network based on tagging and rating and reviewing.

50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About Technology and education are pretty intertwined these days and nearly every teacher has a few favorite tech tools that make doing his or her job and connecting with students a little bit easier and more fun for all involved. Yet as with anything related to technology, new tools are hitting the market constantly and older ones rising to prominence, broadening their scope, or just adding new features that make them better matches for education, which can make it hard to keep up with the newest and most useful tools even for the most tech-savvy teachers. Here, we’ve compiled a list of some of the tech tools, including some that are becoming increasingly popular and widely used, that should be part of any teacher’s tech tool arsenal this year, whether for their own personal use or as educational aids in the classroom.

Technology Tools for Teachers: Remind 101 is now "Remind" and is more AWESOME than ever! A couple of months ago, Remind 101 (one of my favorite teaching tools) became Remind. Then they updated their app and website with more amazing features that make it much more than a way to send quick text reminders to students and parents. If you are new to Remind, here's a short overview of the key features: Remind lets you connect with students or parents quickly and safely.Students sign up to get communications from you (the teacher) and they never see your phone number and you never see theirs.Recipients of your messages can't respond to you directly via text message.Messages can be sent via SMS text message, email or through the app (more on that below.)You can schedule messages. Do you have a test in 3 weeks?