Secret Map Use basic math to reveal the solution to a puzzle The secret map is a puzzle that uses numbers and directions to lead the student to the correct goal. In each scenario, you start at the center of the map and move in four directions a particular distance. The directions are given, but the distances come from solving math problems. This is a great exercise for kids who have trouble remembering to check their work. If they get sloppy and move the wrong way, their path will be thrown off and they might not land on a valid destination. Krita Portable sketching on the go Krita is a free sketching and painting program that's great for things like concept art, texture or matte painting, illustrations and comics, and more. Version 3.0.1 for Windows, Multilingual 102MB download / 501MB installed (Details) - Support PortableApps.com's development and hosting Krita Portable works best with the PortableApps.com Platform
Librarian Approved: 30 Ed-Tech Apps to Inspire Creativity and Creation Tool discovery is often a challenge for teachers interested in finding ways to use technology that will change the way they and their students work. With so much going on in the classroom, many teachers don’t have the time to test out various apps and find the perfect tool to meet their needs. Luckily, several tech-savvy librarians have been curating the apps their colleagues find useful and sharing the all-stars with one another through personal learning communities (PLC) and edWeb webinars. These educators are paying attention to their own working habits, as well as those of students, to figure out which technology products and trends are here to stay. Michelle Luhtala, a school librarian in New Canaan, Connecticut, has noticed that much of her own work has transitioned from the computer to her smartphone.
Resources : ODIM – Organization for the Development of the Indigenous Maya Ron W. Wilhelm, Ph. D. 2014 abridged version Gifs: The Perfect Language Learning Object Over the years, I’ve turned into a bit of a “gif” guru. EnglishCentral beginner video lesson content offers brillant gifs for A1 learners. Here’s an example – Hobbies. Gif Lingua and Gif Lingua Books offer a gif “corpus” where gifs are tagged and learners learn over 50,000 words of English through gifs – these amazing “ideographs”. Yesterday, I presented at the Virtual Round Table, my ideas why Gifs make sure powerful materials for designing lessons and in support of student learning.
Free Mathematics Printables Nets (3D Models)Quickly print blank nets for common 3D shapes. Clock BingoGenerate bingo games with clock faces Read ClocksPrint random analogue clock faces at various levels Draw Clock HandsAnalogue time & 24hr clock worksheets Arithmetic MakerCreate large print addition and subtraction at several levels Clock Flash CardsCreate time flash and matching cards with clock faces Add CoinsRandom worksheet generator - UK, US, EU, Australia & Canada Number SquareCustomise and print simple hundred squares Simple CountingRandom token based counting and arithmetic worksheet within 5 or 10 Maths I Have, Who Has? Generates numeracy loop cards with various problems Shopping MathsRandom shopping worksheet generator - work out change Maze CreatorGenerates random mazes with single solutions Multiplication GridCreate and customise multiplication grids with and without gaps.
Colour Contrast Analyser Portable Analyze color contrast & readability Colour Contrast Analyser Portable is a tool that helps you determine the legibility of text and the contrast of visual elements, such as graphical controls and visual indicators. Version 220.127.116.11 for Windows, Multilingual 1MB download / 1MB installed (Details) - Support PortableApps.com's development and hosting Rapid CRC Unicode Portable works best with the PortableApps.com Platform
Cube Creator Summarizing information is an important postreading and prewriting activity that helps students synthesize what they have learned. The interactive Cube Creator offers four options: Bio Cube: This option allows students to develop an outline of a person whose biography or autobiography they have just read; it can also be used before students write their own autobiography. Specific prompts ask students to describe a person's significance, background, and personality. Create Digital Learning Content Combine Video Images Text Audio What Is Metta? Metta (www.metta.io) is a digital storytelling tool that allows you to create lessons using audio, videos, and images from your computer or from the web. It is a great online app for creating short flipped or blended lessons for students to help them learn outside of the classroom. With this outstanding web application, teachers can easily create a digital content based story, supplemented with images and text.
Things I like about Animoto for Education byonApril 12, 2013 [byline_dns]? A colleague of mine recently showed me a very cool way for students to create good-looking videos. It’s called Animoto.