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

Tips and Tools to Improve Parent-Teacher Communication – SULS0158
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Tips and Tools to Improve Parent-Teacher Communication – SULS0158

The post Tips and Tools to Improve Parent-Teacher Communication – SULS0158 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, Kasey shares her favorite tips and tools to improve parent-teacher communication. Technology can help improve communication and save valuable time. Let’s explore practical tips, digital tools, and strategies to communicate effectively with parents. Communication with Read more

14 Great iPad Apps for Doodling, Drawing and Sketching
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14 Great iPad Apps for Doodling, Drawing and Sketching

 Educatorstechnology    11:39 PM    iPad doodling apps   Below is a collection of some of the best iPad sketching and doodling apps out there.  While I compiled this list with students in mind, anyone else can use them to unleash their creative gene and engage in creative activities using painting, drawing, sketching, and doodling.  [ Related: 10 Read more

Here Is How to Edit, Crop,and Add Borders to Images in Google Slides
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Here Is How to Edit, Crop,and Add Borders to Images in Google Slides

 Educatorstechnology    3:12 AM    Google presentation tools   Back in 2014 Google Slides  introduced a number of interesting editing features  such as  cropping, applying masks, and adding borders and Fast Forward to 2022 these features have become linchpins of Slides. As a teacher, you can use these features to apply beautiful visual effects to the images you Read more

Flocabulary- Educational Music Videos to Boost Students Learning
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Flocabulary- Educational Music Videos to Boost Students Learning

 Educatorstechnology    11:21 PM    educational music tools, vocabulary sites   Flocabulary is a learning platform that makes use of music and rap videos to boost students learning across different subject areas and grades. Flocabulary offers various lessons and educational activities including Vocab Cards, Vocab Games, and Lyrics Lab  to help K-12 students master standards and build cross-curricular academic vocabulary. Read more

What is Mood Meter and How to Use It to Boost Kids Emotional Intelligence?
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What is Mood Meter and How to Use It to Boost Kids Emotional Intelligence?

 Educatorstechnology    1:13 AM    SEL apps, Social emotional learning   Mood Meter is a tool from Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence that helps students (and everyone else) boost their emotional intelligence (EQ) through developing  self-awareness and self-reflection skills. Mood Meter helps students develop the ability to recognize their inner feelings, understand nuances of emotions, and develop a Read more