Engaging Students with Immersive Learning Experiences – SULS0159
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Engaging Students with Immersive Learning Experiences – SULS0159

The post Engaging Students with Immersive Learning Experiences – SULS0159 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Are you struggling with student engagement? In this episode, Kasey chats with augmented and virtual reality expert Jaime Donally. Jaime shares tips and ideas for engaging students using immersive learning experiences (AR, VR, and XR) and free lesson plans Read more

Best Web Annotation Tools and Apps for Teachers and Students
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Best Web Annotation Tools and Apps for Teachers and Students

 Educatorstechnology    3:07 AM    web annotating tools   Annotation is a great way to capture and record your thoughts as you interact with  reading resources (e.g., web pages, documents, PDFs, images, and videos). Annotation also offers a deeper level of engagement with text and is one of the efficient strategies for close and critical reading.  Annotating, as Read more

10 Great Clicker Apps to Enhance Students Engagement
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10 Great Clicker Apps to Enhance Students Engagement

Digital clickers are interactive learning technologies that provide teachers with an effective way to collect data about their teaching and engage students in learning.  Clickers  can be used for a various purposes. For instance, teachers can use them to conduct quick formative assessments using short quizzes, polls, exit tickets, surveys and more. Responses are collected and Read more

10 Best Tools tools to Create Training Videos and Tutorials for Teachers
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10 Best Tools tools to Create Training Videos and Tutorials for Teachers

 Educatorstechnology    3:17 AM    Screencasting tools, video tools   When it comes to creating engaging training videos, screen recorders are among the best tools to use in this regard. They are simple, easy to use, and, most importantly, enable you to add a personal touch to your videos using webcam overlays and voiceovers. Below is a collection of Read more

Camtasia- A Great Screen Recording Tool for Creating Training Videos and Tutorials
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Camtasia- A Great Screen Recording Tool for Creating Training Videos and Tutorials

 Educatorstechnology    11:53 PM    screen recording tools, Screencasting tools   Camtasia is one of the best screen recording and video editing softwares I have been using for the last couple of years. You can use it to create training videos, tutorials, step-by step guides, and screencasts. Camtasia provides access to a wide variety of assets and interactive Read more

Best Colouring and Painting Apps for Kids
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Best Colouring and Painting Apps for Kids

 Educatorstechnology    10:04 PM    Colouring apps, drawing apps, Painting apps   Below is a collection of some of the best painting and colouring apps to help your kids unleash their expressive creativity and develop fine motor skills. Kids will have access to a wide variety of colouring pages featuring images covering different topics from animals and mandalas Read more

Best Educational Technology Websites for Teachers and Educators
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Best Educational Technology Websites for Teachers and Educators

 Educatorstechnology    10:09 PM    edtech, Educational technology websites   Effective technology integration in education requires an evidence-based teaching pedagogy where technology practices are informed by a strong teaching philosophy (the why part). The goal is not to use technology for the sake of using technology (i.e., the first level of the SAMR model), but rather to transform Read more

Custom Drop-Down Menus in Google Docs
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Custom Drop-Down Menus in Google Docs

The post Custom Drop-Down Menus in Google Docs appeared first on Shake Up Learning. A NEW feature alert! You can now insert drop-down menus in Google Docs. This is a great way to indicate the status of projects, writing drafts, ask questions, track PBL, and more! Watch the video below to learn how! Custom Drop-Down Read more

12 Great History Apps for Students
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12 Great History Apps for Students

 Educatorstechnology    2:12 AM    history apps, iPad apps for high school   Here is a collection of some of the best educational apps to help students learn history. The apps employ a gamified approach that makes history learning an immersive and entertaining experience. Using interactive activities, games, quizzes, videos, and illustrative graphics, students will enrich their knowledge Read more