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Recordor: Create, Share Powerful Video Lectures for Flipped Classroom

We have launched WizIQ Recordor: an amazing lecture-recording software designed exclusively for your teaching needs. This software lets you convert your PowerPoint presentations into synchronized video lectures, publish them to WizIQ (add them to Content Library), and share them with your students right from your desktop- something which no other software has enabled you to do until now. And yes, it’s absolutely free! WizIQ Recordor (yes, it’s spelt with an “OR” not “ER”. No pun intended!) runs as an add-in to Microsoft PowerPoint and works seamlessly with WizIQ. Recordor also lets you flip the classroom and share the captured videos with your students via email so that they can learn from your online lectures at their own pace. Get Your WizIQ Recordor Now! How To Get Started With WizIQ Recordor It’s very simple! As of now, WizIQ Recordor works with the 32 bit version of PowerPoint 2007, 2010 and 2013. More Insight Into The Amazing Features Some of the WizIQ Recordor features include:

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52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015 52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015 by TeachThought Staff This post was sponsored by CK-12, a non-profit foundation that creates and aggregates high quality curated STEM content. What are the best apps for your classroom? The best little bits of software to use tomorrow, in your school, to make your classroom go? This is, strangely, not a frequent topic for us. Top 6 Apps for Flipping Your Classroom Teachers all over the world are flipping their classrooms. Instead of doing homework and projects at home, students watch lectures and videos. When they get to class they engage students with activities and tests designed to test what students have learned.

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