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The Whiteboard Blog - Supporting the use of technology in the classroom. Better Than Dropbox: The 6 Quickest Ways To Share Any File With Anyone. I love Dropbox.

Better Than Dropbox: The 6 Quickest Ways To Share Any File With Anyone

Ever since I found it a few years ago, the way I share files with friends, family and colleagues has changed completely. Dropbox, and similar services, make sharing big files and multiple files as easy as saving them on your own computer. What could be better? The first signs of trouble start if the person or people you want to share with don’t use Dropbox. True, it only takes a few minutes to set up, if they’re computer savvy, but what if they aren’t? Below you will find a list of extra simple file-sharing services. Dropcanvas Dropcanvas is a beautiful file-sharing platform, which makes use of “canvases”. A canvas is limited to 5GB, but you can create as many as you wish, so there is no actual limit to the amount of files you can store and share this way.

Pastelink Pastelink lets you share files in seconds, and is completely free of charge. There is no limit to the number of files you can share with Pastelink, but you can’t share several files at the same time. Snaggy. Creating a Game-Based Online Class. One of the things that I like the most about the field of instructional design is the opportunity to think about that hard to quantify meta-level where you are teaching someone how to teach someone else.

Creating a Game-Based Online Class

The most effective way to do this is to have your learner live the experience that you are trying to teach them to create. Unfortunately, the medium of a blog post does not permit me to teach you how to create a game-based curriculum by experiencing it. This adds a layer of complexity to my task, but one that is not insurmountable. It is my hope that you can follow these easy steps to design and implement your own game-based class in the near future. Step 1: Define your Objectives This is exactly the same process you should undertake at the beginning of planning for any class. Content knowledge objectivesDiscipline-specific knowledgeDiscipline-specific technical skillsOther technical skills (technology skills)Other academic skills Image: dream designs / Blogs for Teachers and Students.

Welcome to Posterous Spaces. The 101 Most Useful Websites on the Internet. 13 Jul 2014 The 101 Most Useful Websites on the Internet is a frequently updated list of lesser-known but wonderful websites and cool web apps. couch mode print story Here are some of the most useful websites on the internet that you may not know about.

The 101 Most Useful Websites on the Internet

These web sites, well most of them, solve at least one problem really well and they all have simple web addresses (URLs) that you can memorize thus saving you a trip to Google. And if you find this list useful, also check out the expanded version – The Most Useful Websites – which now offers a collection of 150+ undiscovered and incredibly useful websites to enhance your productivity. – for capturing screenshots of web pages on mobile and desktops. – online voice recognition in the browser itself.

Changelog and Updates The following websites were part of the original list but they are either no longer available or have been replaced with better alternatives. The Super Book of Web Tools for Educators. Online Teaching: Kubbu. TBR Elearning Initiative. Best Websites for Teaching and Learning.

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Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources. A Google a Day. Education Twitter Users. iPads in Education. Educational Technology Made Simple.