Create and Send Meaningful Greetings

Teacher Reboot Camp

To save time students can edit one of the several templates or create their own from scratch by choosing from a free library of stickers, animations, stock images, videos, backgrounds, fonts, frames and more. Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar !

Superhero Activities to Empower Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

Find additional ideas for teaching English learners in my ESL Library article, I’m Invincible! If you want your students to feel like superheroes then pick up a copy of my new book, Hacking Digital Learning with Edtech Missions , with tons of ideas, templates, and resources for motivating students to transform the world with learning missions. Super Power FX is an iOS / Android app to add super power effects on a video.

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5 Augmented and Virtual Reality Creation Tools for Students

Shake Up Learning

5 Augmented and Virtual Reality Creation Tools for Students #ARVRinEDU #edtech #shakeuplearning Click To Tweet. This is web-based and also has Android and iOS apps for creation and viewing. CoSpaces has a set of starter backgrounds and a rich library of characters and objects to build your scene. The downside to ThingLink is that you have to upload 360 images (from your camera or downloaded from sites such as Flickr) or use their library of high-quality images.

Tools, Apps, and Resources to Create and Send Meaningful Greetings

Teacher Reboot Camp

To save time students can edit one of the several templates or create their own from scratch by choosing from a free library of stickers, animations, stock images, videos, backgrounds, fonts, frames and more. Canva (web/iOS/Android)- Register for free and access several greeting card templates, beautiful fonts, stickers and icons. Pic-Collage (iOS/Android/Microsoft)- Students can choose from festive backgrounds and add photos, text, and stickers.

20 Web Tools and Apps for Learners to Create Fun Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

Powtoons – Create fun animated videos with a library of music, text, and characters to choose from or upload images. Dvolver – Create a short film and choose from their library of characters, backgrounds, and props. WeVideo – Web tool, iOS and Android app to make a collaborative or individual video with images, audio, and templates. Magisto – iOS and Android app to create a video with up to 25 clips or 30 photos free.

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Express Learning with Animated Character Videos!

Teacher Reboot Camp

They will also have access to a library full of templates, frames, effects and more to create incredibly imaginative video projects. Toontastic is an Android and iOS app for creating videos with fun 3D characters designed by your students. Plotagon is an Android, iOS app and web tool for creating animated videos by choosing a scene, creating and adding actors, and writing the dialogue. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar !

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Best EdTech of 2016

Graphite Blog

It's a heartening trend; the best edtech developers are taking the lessons (both good and bad) of the last few years to heart and delivering products at a higher level of quality than we've seen in the past. Perfect for English language learners and struggling readers, CommonLit is a free digital library of ready-to-print leveled texts -- news articles, poems, short stories, and historical documents. Price: $1.99; Platform: Android, iOS; Grades: Pre-K–3.

Comics for Engaging Students! 22+ Resources & Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

Many comic creation tools are free, easy to use and allow learners to choose from a library of characters, props, scenes, speech bubbles, and templates. Comics Head – iOS and Android app to make comics. Students add their own images or can choose from their library of characters, backdrops, and speech bubbles. Friendstrip – iOS and Android app to make comics. Book Creator – iOS and Android app to create digital books, including comic books.

Tools, Apps, and Resources to Create and Send Meaningful Greetings

Teacher Reboot Camp

To save time students can edit one of the several templates or create their own from scratch by choosing from a free library of stickers, animations, stock images, videos, backgrounds, fonts, frames and more. Canva (web/iOS/Android)- Register for free and access several greeting card templates, beautiful fonts, stickers and icons. Pic-Collage (iOS/Android/Microsoft)- Students can choose from festive backgrounds and add photos, text, and stickers.

Learn With QR Codes! 22+ Apps, Web Tools and Activities

Teacher Reboot Camp

Create QR codes on your mobile device with the Quickmark app, which allows students to scan and create QR codes with an iOS, Android, or Windows phone. Scan QR codes on your mobile device with the I-nigma app, which allows students to scan QR codes with an iOS, Android, or Windows phone. Students can create QR codes for the library. Mobile Learning Curiosity edtech mlearning mobile learning qr qr codes reading STEAM STEM student creation

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8 Web Tools and a Template For Learners to Establish Goals with Vision Boards

Teacher Reboot Camp

Pinterest – free and popular curation web tool, iOS/Android app, and bookmarklet to easily pin inspiring posts, documents, videos, and images to a board. Canva – web tool and iPad app with a free library of stock images, stickers, and graphics. Pic-Collage – iOS/Android app for creating visual collages that can include video. Also, find a library of stickers, frames, and templates. “Vision without action is a daydream.

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I’ve Got an Idea?? Digital Brainstorming Tools for Students!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Lucid Chart is available on the web and on iOS and Android devices. Access a library of shapes, containers, stylized fonts and more. Mindmeister is free mind mapping tool and available as an iOS and Android app, extension, add-on, and web app.

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Cloud QR: A classroom friendly app to create QR codes

EdTech4Beginners

Just pick an image from your library, and the app will upload the image to the internet and return a QR code to the user. Cloud QR is available for both Android and iOS. Tagged: apps , edtech , qr codes , teaching. education apps edtech qr codes teachingWorking with QR codes in the classroom can be both fun and powerful. There are plenty of really useful areas where QR codes can enhance the learning experience.

Comic Creation Tools to Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

The free comic creation tools below are easy to use and allow learners to choose from a library of characters, props, scenes, and templates to visualize a word problem, retell a moment in history, illustrate science, explain a theory, or make up their own story. Pixton – on the web and an iOS and Android app to create comics. Has a library of characters, frames, and backgrounds. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar !

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9 Web Tools for Creating Digital Magazines

Teacher Reboot Camp

With web tools, students can layout their writings, pick from hundreds of cool fonts, and add their own images or choose from a library of stock images. These web tools can be used to complete the Mission: Seek and Preserve the Truth in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning with EdTech Missions. Students can add stock images from their library. Book Creator can be used to create a sophisticated multimedia digital book and works wit iOS and Android devices.

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12 Tools and Resources to Get Students to Create Instructional Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

In my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom (published in September), students are sent on a mission to instruct others by creating their own video tutorials. Additionally, these videos save you time if you are flipping instruction and need a library of instructional videos.

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Back to School Student Goal-Setting and Motivation with Digital Vision Boards

Teacher Reboot Camp

Pinterest – free and popular curation web tool, iOS/Android app, and bookmarklet to easily pin inspiring posts, documents, videos, and images to a board. Canva – web tool and iPad app with a free library of stock images, stickers, and graphics. Pic-Collage – iOS/Android app for creating visual collages that can include video. Also, find a library of stickers, frames, and templates.

Back to School Student Goal-Setting and Motivation with Digital Vision Boards

Teacher Reboot Camp

Pinterest – free and popular curation web tool, iOS/Android app, and bookmarklet to easily pin inspiring posts, documents, videos, and images to a board. Canva – web tool and iPad app with a free library of stock images, stickers, and graphics. Pic-Collage – iOS/Android app for creating visual collages that can include video. Also, find a library of stickers, frames, and templates.

15 hot edtech trends for 2017

eSchool News

To get a glimpse into what the next 12 months will hold for everything from professional development to digital learning, and from communication to virtual reality, 15 ed tech luminaries looked back on 2016 edtech trends to help predict what’s in store for 2017. In conjunction with the studies of how to make classroom environments inviting and usable for students, makerspaces of all types have been put in classrooms, libraries and common areas in schools.

STEAM Up Learning with 50 Fabulous Resources!

Teacher Reboot Camp

The Kentucky Virtual Library has an incredible interactive infographic that walks students through the research process! Find projects open to students and the public at SciStarter.com , Zooniverse.org , and the iNaturalist iOS/Android app.?. Effective Technology Integration Teacher Tips Tech Tips edtech engineering design process pbl project based learning Science technology engineering math STEAM STEM

8 Web Tools for Creating Digital Magazines

Teacher Reboot Camp

With web tools, students can layout their writings, pick from hundreds of cool fonts, and add their own images or choose from a library of stock images. These web tools can be used to complete the Mission: Seek and Preserve the Truth in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. Students can add stock images from their library.

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Encouraging Students to Set Goals for the New Year

Teacher Reboot Camp

Canva is a web tool and iPad app with a free library of stock images, stickers, and graphics. Pic-Collage is an iOS and Android app for creating visual collages that can include video. Also, find a library of stickers, frames, and templates.

Comic Creation Tools to Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

The free comic creation tools below are easy to use and allow learners to choose from a library of characters, props, scenes, and templates to visualize a word problem, retell a moment in history, illustrate science, explain a theory, or make up their own story. Pixton – on the web and an iOS and Android app to create comics. Has a library of characters, frames, and backgrounds. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar !

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Tips and Tools to Support Students in Publishing Their Own Digital Storybooks

Teacher Reboot Camp

Book Creator – Web, iOS and Android app to create and publish digital books with personal photos, audio, video, and more. Buncee – Web tool and iOS app to create and publish a digital storybook with free library of animations, stickers, templates, frames, stock photos, video, audio, and more. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! I still remember the storybooks I created when I was younger.

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Tips and Tools to Support Students in Publishing Their Own Digital Storybooks

Teacher Reboot Camp

Book Creator – Web, iOS and Android app to create and publish digital books with personal photos, audio, video, and more. Buncee – Web tool and iOS app to create and publish a digital storybook with free library of animations, stickers, templates, frames, stock photos, video, audio, and more. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! I still remember the storybooks I created when I was younger.

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22 Ideas for Playful Learning Outdoors

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you like these ideas then be sure to check out my new book published this summer with more ideas, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom. MIT encourages students to document the nature they see through photos and descriptions in the apps ProjectNoah.org (iOS/Android), Zydeco Inquiry (iOS), and BioKIDS (iOS). PokemonGo (iOS/Android) is a popular free AR game students use to explore outdoors.

Wow Them with the Solar Eclipse on Aug. 21st!

Teacher Reboot Camp

In my newest book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom (out soon), I’ve dedicated one of the missions to citizen science projects. Learners can join the Solar Eclipse 2017 Life Responds citizen science project and record eclipse-related animal behavior with the iNaturalist iOS/Android app. Posters and more to prepare your library for the solar eclipse!

Giving Students The World

Kyle Pace

I appreciate having one of our teachers and one of our library media specialists and their administrators invest the time to bring this experience to students. If you’re wondering, when they visit your school they bring everything necessary to give your students the Google Expeditions experience: about 30-60 Google Cardboard viewers, Android phones (and chargers), Nexus 9 tablets, and they even bring their wireless network.

Celebrating Diversity and Peace This Thanksgiving

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you like these ideas, then check out my book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. With Red Stamp (web/iOS/Android) and Buncee (web/iOS) students can send free ecards and choose from a library of Thanksgiving templates and stickers. Thanksgiving Puzzle (iOS/Android) lets kids work on animated puzzles. “Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.” – W.J. Cameron.

2012 Edublog Award Nominations

The Web20Classroom

Best Individual Blog- The Principal Of Change , George Couros Best Group Blog- Connected Principals Best New Blog- Android 4 Schools , Richard Byrne Best Edtech/Resource Sharing Blog- Kleinspiration , Erin Klein Best Library/Librarian Blog- The Adventures Of Library Girl , Jennifer LaGarde Best Administrator Blog- Dr. Cook''s Blog , Dr. Spike Cook Best Twitter Hashtag- #NTChat Best Free Webtool- Livebinders Best Open PD/Unconference/Webinar Series- Simple K12 Lifetime Achievement- Tom Whitby.

Top Research Websites, Search Engines, and a Research Choice Menu for K-12 Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

One of the activities in my book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: Ways to Launch EdTech Missions is to get students to do a quick 2 minute search about the topic. DOGO News is a website and iOS/Android app for K to 12 students to find current events and research based articles. Choosito is a student search engine and digital library. “Television didn’t transform education. Neither will the internet.

Superhero Activities to Empower Students

techlearning

Find additional ideas for teaching English learners in my ESL Library article, I’m Invincible! If you want your students to feel like superheroes then pick up a copy of my new book, Hacking Digital Learning with Edtech Missions , with tons of ideas, templates, and resources for motivating students to transform the world with learning missions. Super Power FX is an iOS / Android app to add super power effects on a video. TL Advisor Blog Literacy Comics STEM edtech

Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 3 The New Google Sites

Shake Up Learning

You can play the first episode using the player below, or subscribe on iOS , Android , Stitcher or RSS. You can subscribe to the Podcast on iOS , Android , Stitcher or RSS. Android apps: Last May , Google announced that Android apps were coming to Chromebooks. In the coming weeks, Chromebook administrators will be able to create a library of approved Android apps and install them on select managed Chromebooks. gttribe #SUL #DitchBook #edtech.

After Layoffs and Acquisition, LightSail Education Charts a New, Uncertain Course

Edsurge

Founded in 2012, LightSail Education offers a digital library of reading materials, along with annotation features and quizzes that test for a student’s understanding of the content. For a base subscription price of about $10 per student, educators and students could access to a library of public-domain digital content, as well as news articles through a partnership with The Washington Post. Education Technology Mergers and Acquisitions Edtech Business

Giving Students The World

Kyle Pace

I appreciate having one of our teachers and one of our library media specialists and their administrators invest the time to bring this experience to students. If you’re wondering, when they visit your school they bring everything necessary to give your students the Google Expeditions experience: about 30-60 Google Cardboard viewers, Android phones (and chargers), Nexus 9 tablets, and they even bring their wireless network.