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News - 12/06/2013 Dr. Stan Bogdanov has published Hacking Hot Potatoes: The Cookbook, available in paperback, PDF and ePub format. Check it out!A change to the user agent string in Firefox 17 results in Hot Potatoes and Quandary exercises showing an error message when loading in the browser. Version 6.3.0.5 (Windows) of Hot Potatoes, 6.1.0.6 (Java for Mac) of Hot Potatoes and version 2.4.2.1 of Quandary (Windows) have updated source files which fix the problem, but you will need to rebuild your exercise HTML pages to solve it. What is Hot Potatoes? The Hot Potatoes suite includes six applications, enabling you to create interactive multiple-choice, short-answer, jumbled-sentence, crossword, matching/ordering and gap-fill exercises for the World Wide Web. Downloads Download Hot Potatoes for Windows from here: Hot Potatoes 6.3 installer (Hot Potatoes for Windows 98/ME/NT4/2000/XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10, version 6.3).Hot Potatoes for Linux users running Wine (version 6.3).

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The Test Generator Testmoz is a test generator that sports 4 question types, automatic grading, a really simple interface and detailed reports. Testmoz is free, and does not require you (or your students) to register. You can build a fully functional test in about a minute, so why don't you give it a try and generate a test? And for a mere $20/year, you can unlock some potentially useful features. Cropping YouTube Videos to Create Activities Using YouTube videos with students can be really great, but finding a video with the exact language you want and at a suitable length with too many other distractions around can be really difficult. That's why SafeShare.TV is so useful. SafeShare.TV is a tool that has two primary functions. The first is to enable you to share YouTube videos using a direct URL that frames the video without the advertising and other distracting features that might cause students to wander off into less suitable materials.The second and perhaps even more useful function of SafeShare.TV is that it enable you to crop the video clip so that only a particular part is shown. This is particularly useful when you want to build activities or tasks around clips that focus students on particular linguistic features.How to use SafeShare.TVFirst find a YouTube clip that has a section that you would like to use. I chose this one from ‘Room with a View’ At 9 mins it's quite long so I just wanted to use a few sections.

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119 Interesting Ways To Use…LOTS OF STUFF Good morning all, Do you know Tom Barrett? He blogs at and can be found on Twitter at He is the Assistant Headteacher, ICT subject leader and Assessment coordinator at Priestsic Primary and Nursery School, north Nottinghamshire, England(Robin Hood country, as he says on his blog!) I’ve been following Tom for a long while and am constantly amazed at the quality and quantity of ideas that he shares. The following four presentations are some of my very favorites. I challenge you, the reader, to browse each of these and see if you don’t find AT LEAST THREE project ideas you can use in your own class (modified, perhaps, but still viable).

Le grapheur Desmos Untitled Graph Create AccountorSign In π functions θ Quizzes You must be logged in to see that page. Polldaddy now requires a WordPress.com account to sign in. You may use an existing WordPress.com account or create a new one. Learn why here. Don't have a WordPress.com account? What to expect with WordPress.com: The learning game: using computer games to captivate your class We talk to Ollie Bray, the National Adviser for Emerging Technologies in Learning at Education Scotland, about how gaming can be used in education. With a successful and varied career as a teacher, head of department and school leader, Ollie believes that one of the many benefits gaming brings to education is giving teachers a chance to innovate and do things differently. Here, he tells us what he hopes the future holds for games based learning, how to convince a reluctant head teacher of its potential and recommends some resources for learning more. You can follow Ollie on twitter @olliebray. How did you get into games based learning?

EasyTestMaker Perfectly formatted tests Create multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, matching, short answer and true or false questions. Add instructions and divide your test into multiple sections. The Must-Have EdTech Cheat Sheet Explania: A Useful Source For Free Educational Videos 2.86K Views 0 Likes Whether or not you prescribe to the idea that there are different types of learners there are some scenarios in which a visual explanation is extremely helpful in understanding the subject matter at hand.

Fool’s Flashcard Review › Anki Review Anki is an open source flashcard application with full support for interval study that is available for Mac OS X, Linux, and Windows. Anki ain’t pretty but it has a lot going for it under the lid, offering language learners a powerful environment for reviewing large bodies of vocabulary over the long-term. Other flashcard application developers ought to have a good look at the many features this application has to offer, some of which can be found in more professional Windows flashcard applications but which in many cases have not made their way into OS X flashcard applications.

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