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3 Powerful Web Tools to Create Whiteboard Animation Videos for Your Class

3 Powerful Web Tools to Create Whiteboard Animation Videos for Your Class
October 23, 2014 Whiteboard animation videos are videos that draw themselves. They involve an animated use of images, shapes, characters, sounds and voice-overs to create a clip. This form of video production has been very popular recently and is widely used by some leading educational YouTube channels such as TED Ed and RSA Animate. Creating a whiteboard animation video is no longer a graphic designer's job. There are actually several web tools that allow you to easily put together an animated video with as simple tools as drag and drop. As a teacher, you can use these animations to create and share tutorials, presentations, step by tsp guides, and many more. 1- GoAnimate Go Animate allows you to produce your own professional whiteboard animation-style video using your mouse and your favorite internet browser on GoAnimate! Watch this video to learn more about GoAnimate Watch this video to see how Video Scribe works

How To Create Video Lessons Så blir din Powerpoint-presentation en succé – Powerpoint är världens bästa verktyg om det används rätt, men används det fel blir det en katastrof, säger David Philips, utbildare och författare till boken Framgångsrik presentationsteknik. Han menar att många finner en trygghet i att gömma sig bakom en massa slides som om det vore en snuttefilt. – Det är fascinerande hur en kan lyckas sälja och en annan misslyckas. Jag har personligen sett fullständigt katastrofala presentationer men också trollbindande fantastiska presentationer. På en skala till ett till tio, menar David Philips att alla kan bli åttor. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

10 Great iPad Apps for Creating Concept Maps October 17, 2014, After the list of the web based tools for concept mapping, we went ahead and compiled another list for iPad users. We have included the best apps out there for brainstorming and concept mapping which you can use on the go . We hope you like this selection and if you have other good suggestions to add to this list, please share with us in the comment form below. Enjoy Popplet is a platform for your ideas. Use it for taking notes in meetings and seminars, creating quick to do lists, and anywhere else you require a fast, intuitive method to collect ideas and information and think things through. Inkflow's ink feels like a really smooth fountain pen. This free app lets you organize, explore and share everything you like. MindMeister lets you create, edit and share your mind maps on the go and synchronize them with the award-winning free online MindMeister service.6- Mindomo KWHL charts are incredible, hands-on tools for teaching and learning new information.

Zaption - Learn with Video untitled 8 Excellent Concept Mapping Tools for Visual Learners October 14, 2014 Today I have a short chat with some of my colleagues over the notion of concept mapping versus traditional outlining after which I decided to compile this list and share it with you here. Brainstorming ideas be it through concept maps or outlines is a scaffolding process that helps you flesh out relevant thoughts to include in your writing piece. On a personal level, I prefer to use outlines when I am engaged in an extensive writing project such as thesis writing or a literature review. Conversely, I feel more inclined to use concept maps with medium to short writing projects like writing a formal/informal essay, a long blog post, an article ...etc. Concept map tools such as the ones below are useful for integrating in classroom instruction. 1- LucidChart Lucidchart is a web-based diagramming software which allows users to collaborate and work together in real time to create flowcharts, organisational charts, and mind maps. 2- Bubblus 4- Popplet 5- Gliffy 7- SpiderScribe

Khan Academy del 2 Del 2 i serien handlar om presentationsverktyg. I stort sett varje gång jag lyssnar på en föreläsning är jag överraskad över att föreläsare inte utnyttjar den digitala tekniken fullt ut. De allra flesta har skrivit ut åhörarkopior, d v s papperskopior av de bilder som de visar eller så delar de presentationen med åhörarna efter att presentationen genomförts. Bägge dessa sätt är att ”tänka som man alltid gjort”. Exempel på olika presentationsverktyg och några största styrkor och svagheter Powerpoint – behöver nog ingen närmare presentation. Fördelar: Har man Officepaketet så har man Powerpoint. Nackdelar: Är inte alltid så användarvänligt även om det blivit lättare att använda. Keynote – är Apples motsvarighet till Powerpoint. Fördelar: Användarvänligt, enkelt interface. Nackdelar: Fungerar inte på PC-datorer (går att exportera till ett format som fungerar, men kan då tappa en del grafik/animeringar). Google docs har ett presentationsverktyg som heter Presentation Fördelar: Är gratis. Prezi

The KYVL for Kids Research Portal - Step 1: Plan the Project Step 1: Plan the Project NOTE: Throughout this tutorial, you'll encounter some words in CAPITAL LETTERS. Click on the word for the definition. Portal | Home Base (Site Map) | Plan | Search | The Web | Take Notes | Use | Report Glossary | Teacher's Toolbox | Kentucky Virtual Library | Text Only

5 Excellent iPad Apps Students Can Use for Taking Audio Notes January 29, 2014 There are times when taking a note in a written format is not a practical option. You might for instance be attending a lecture or a conference or you might simply prefer to listen to your recorded notes instead of reading them, in these cases apps such as the ones below are what you will use for audio note taking. While keeping the basic note taking features, all of these apps are fantastic for recording notes and adding audio to your notes. I invite you to check out the selection I have below and share with us what you thin about it. 1- Audio Note Besides being a basic note taking app. With Super Note Record you will be able to jot down your typed notes as well as record voice and capture pictures to add to your notes. 3- Sound Note SoundNote is another great app that allows you to take notes in meetings, lectures, and interviews. Evernote is one of the most popular apps for note taking. 5- Instant Audio Recorder

10 Good Search Engines for Teachers and Students Google search engine is definitely one of the most popular search engines out there and most of our students use it as their first choice. However, there are also some other alternatives worth trying out as well. Some of these search engines are even more specific and can render better search results. Check out some of the examples I selected for you below: 1- Dmoz Dmoz is one of the most comprehensive human-reviewed directory of the web. 2- Ixquick When you search with Ixquick search engine, you are searching many popular search engines simultaneously and anonymously. Exalead offers you new tools that allow you to find the information you seek on the Web quicker.This search engine currently offers two types of search:Web search: search the entire Web for information in different formats (web sites, Word documents, .pdf files, etc.)Image search: search for photographs, illustrations and icons from all over the Web 4- Blekko 5- DuckDuckGo 6- Yahoo Directory This is similar to Dmoz above.