Breaking News: Today - Educreations Launches New iPad App and Turns Your iPad Into an Interactive Whiteboard


Available for the first time ever today, the new iPad app from Educreations will transform teaching. Teachers are also able to add individual features, such as student roster specific logins, and Q&A sessions hosted via Educreations.

Creating in Educreations


Educreations received a slight makeover, and it now has a few new features that allows teachers to push lessons out to student accounts, while also being able to see published student work for those enrolled in her/his classes. What is Educreations?

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We should empower our students to be explorers, and engage and be a part of their own learning. A 4th grade classroom paired with a kindergarten class to have buddy time, get to know each other, and learn a new tool. BUDDY TIME WITH EDUCREATIONS

Array Hunt With iPads and Educreations 2.0


I''ve always been a huge fan of Educreations, a free whiteboard and recording app and website. They have just introduced some new and improved features of their product, that will make using EduCreations even more productive. Educreations 2.0

EdTech Quick Take: Educreations vs. Explain Everything

Graphite Blog

Few teaching and learning tools are as useful as whiteboards. In this episode of our EdTech Quick Take series, we chose two top-rated interactive whiteboard and screencasting apps: Educreations and Explain Everything.

Differentiating with Personalized Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Personalized learning is the latest buzzword in an education environment bursting with new ideas but this one is impressive. In a sentence, personalized learning: “tailors instruction, expression of learning, and assessment to each student’s unique needs and preferences.”

13 Digital Tools to Empower Active Use

Tom Murray

Simply digitizing past practice serves little instructional purpose and ultimately leads to low levels of learning. These types of practices have lead to a number of studies that have indicated that purchasing more technology does not increase student learning. As educators work to shift the instructional pedagogy, technology can be used as an accelerant for student learning.

20 Terrific Presentation Tech Tools for Kids!


Often I hear of amazing tools, but I''m left with trying to figure out how the tool fits with the learning. Educreations 3. I recently submitted a piece to my friend, Laura Candler, for inclusion of her new eBook: 20 Terriffic Presentation Tech Tools for Kids.

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The Foundations of Flipping


Best Practices for Teaching Today "Kids don''t show up to learn new stuff. They show up to apply the things they''ve learned at home." How do we get students to reach higher levels of learning? Using Educreations , here is an example Jennifer made for a math lesson.

Screencast Tools to Demonstrate Student Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

One way for students to demonstrate what they are learning is through screencasts. While students are completing the task they are also explaining the learning with an audio recording. Check out this awesome graphic by Tony Vincent to learn more!

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27 Word Work Apps for the Elementary Classroom

Fractus Learning

Whether a teacher uses Daily 5 in the classroom or not, word work is an important piece of student daily learning. Educreations – At the end of a unit have students create a short presentation with their words. Apps iPad book creator educreations moldiv pic collage popplet skitc

Documenting Learning

User Generated Education

I believe in and promote learning-by-doing and hands-on learning. I approach experiential learning from a cycle of learning which includes reflecting on and analysis of things done through learning-by-doing. using apps such as Seesaw or Educreations.

Create Short Animated Videos for Learning With the Tellagami App


I was able to learn the app very quickly this weekend in preparation for introducing it to secondary fine arts teachers from my school district this morning. This Gami uses a screen shot created with the Educreations app to explain a math procedure.

@edcanvas An Interactive Lesson Board!


So often, I find companies have a massive tutorial system for users to learn from or their demonstration video tends to run longer than four minutes. I use SMART Notebook, Educreations , MentorMob , and Claco to create many of my lessons.

Fisher-Price Apptivity Case: iPod/iPad Case


My children''s favorite apps for learning. apps for kids apps for toddlers baby ipod case Educreations fisher price ipad fisher price ipod iphone case for kids ipod case for toddlers iwrite words peekaboo barn shape builder

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5 Apps to Transform Teaching and Personalize Learning


Photo credit: Ann Feldmann Ann Feldmann Apps With digital tools like Nearpod, Classkick, Educreations, Explain Everything, and Seesaw, teachers can leverage student-centered, personalized learning in whole-group instruction, guided and independent practice, and reflection

10 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Screencast Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

Teaching others is one of the most powerful ways to learn and the first mission in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

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Groovy Grammar! Tools, Apps, & Ideas for Learning Grammar

Teacher Reboot Camp

The activities below get students to use their devices to learn grammar in engaging ways. GET YOUR COPY OF THE 30 GOALS FOR TEACHERS OR LEARNING TO GO. Interesting ways to learn grammar! Get your students to create a similar video with a screencast tool (Educreations or Screen-o-matic). These are some digital games and quizzes for learning grammar- Tiny Tap Game Creation App , GetKahoot , , and ESLVideo.

3 Organizational Apps to Start the School Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

As each teacher downloads their favorites, students spend as much time learning the app as applying it academically. Educreations. One of the standouts in this screencasting field is Educreations. Overall: Educreations is everything a whiteboard wants to grow up to be.

5 Tips That Foster Collaborative Professional Learning

EdTech Magazine

5 Tips That Foster Collaborative Professional Learning. Leveraging new technology for professional learning requires some creative thinking — and it also takes money. Topics included project-based learning; integrating digital images into the classroom through screencasting with ShowMe and Educreations; telecollaboration with the Google Suite; and telecommunication with Skype and Google Hangouts — all aimed at addressing higher-order learning skills.

Seesaw, the Learning Journal


Looking for an easy way to capture and manage student work and to encourage learners to reflect on their learning? Designed for independent use by students ages 5 and up, Seesaw allows students to document and share their learning.

Pump Students Up with Digital Icebreakers

Teacher Reboot Camp

Find some of these icebreakers and other digital activities in my ebook, Learning to Go , which is currently $5.99. Learning to Go also contains editable handouts and rubrics that are mobile-friendly. Find the Knowledge Swap handout that accompanies this activity in Learning to Go.

10 Reasons to Screencast in Your Class and 7 Best-in-class Tools

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’ve started for you by noting cost, what digital devices they work best on, and suggested age group: Educreations . Educreations is a virtual whiteboard for direct teaching or explanations, complete with colored ink choices and the ability to import images.

20 Tools, Apps, & Tips for Engaging Assessment

Teacher Reboot Camp

Instead, assessment should help students celebrate the learning they’ve grasped and reflect on their journey achieving that learning. Formative assessment can help motivate students to continue their learning journeys and strive to learn more! Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Try assessment with interactive whiteboard tools and apps like Educreations , SyncSpace (iOS/Android), Explain Everything , and ScreenChomp.

Some app substitutions for iPad apps to use on a Chromebook

Educational Technology Guy

Chromebooks - apps recommendations and substitutions Many “apps” made for iOS and Android aren’t meant to be used as apps on a Chromebook, anymore than they would be on a Mac or Windows device. You can just use the website. Others have web apps and/or extensions.

Edtech Tools for SPED, Math, and Reading

A Principal's Reflections

One of the best parts about job-embedded, on-going work with school districts is facilitating a variety of professional learning opportunities. Over the past two years, I have been blessed to partner with District 205 in Elmhurst, IL.

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Minimal Apps, Tons Of Learning

Leading with Technology

Having experienced the iPad in all aspect of their day and learning process for two years, what new learning would they possibly get from the device? When I handed them out we talked about digital citizens and learning tools and respect of learning devices.

The Art of Classroom App Smashing

Fractus Learning

Popplet / Educreations. Third grade students learning about planets created a fact web in Popplet Lite , imported their Popplet into Educreations , added voice to their project using Educreations, and, once saved in Educreations, classmates could check out each other’s work.

Digital Activities & Icebreakers for Gen Y

Teacher Reboot Camp

It lets people be creative … productive … learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.” Our students’ digital behavior influences our learning, language, rituals, values, routines, customs, and communication. It is important we help our students create meaningful messages and learn to effectively collaborate and respect their peers. Give them learning missions you grade with digital badges.

12 Tools and Resources to Get Students to Create Instructional Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

Research indicates that one of the most effective ways students learn is by teaching others. Your students will have a much valuable learning experience if they create their own. Future students can learn with these videos and create others to demonstrate the same concepts.

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Frightful Learning! 70+ Apps, Tools, Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Tis the season when our learners love to learn from stuff of our nightmares as they celebrate Halloween, All Saints Day, All Souls’ Day and Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Frightful Learning! Students can learn with monster themed games, such as Teach Your Monster to Read or Learn English Kids has a fun Monster game ! Students can create magic potions or spells and learn science and math.

Using Google Drive Forms to Power 1:1 Instruction

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

As I explore teaching and learning in a 1:1 iPad environment I''m excited about the potential of using Google Drive Forms as a teaching tool. Webinar: Using Google Docs / Google Drive for Collaborative Learning Tuesday March 11th 4:00 PM CST Sign up.

15 Good Replacements for ScreenChomp

Ask a Tech Teacher

Educreations – -also a whiteboard. When done, share with email, an Educreations link, or via social media. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

Video Projects to Engage Learners: 20+ Tools & Tips

Teacher Reboot Camp

In my digital book, Learning to Go , find editable handouts and rubrics for creating video projects. Find a storyboard your students can edit in Learning to Go. Some of my favorite video creation tools and apps for quick video productions, include Powtoons , Animoto , Educreations , ToonDoo, Touchcast, Instagram, Magisto , Popcorn Maker , Wideo, and Dvolver. In Learning to Go , find rubrics for assessing these projects, which you can edit to your projects’ needs.

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Top 15 Sites and Apps for Flipped Learning

Technology Tidbits

Basically, it turns a classroom upside down (or on it's head) where the learning of a topic is done at home and then they applied practice or "work" is done at school. With Mobile Learning and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) becoming more mainstream, "Flipped Classroom" models are happening more and more, leading me to create my list of favorite tools for "flipping a classroom". Also, students can view the lessons at home on their mobile devices and learn at their own pace.