30 April 2014

29 April 2014

Albert Einstein Quote

Albert Einstein Quote


Excellent!!

Admongo

Admongo


Admongo is a game and curriculum designed to educate preteen 
students about the forms and methods of advertising. Admongo's 
primary feature is a game in which students earn points by collecting 
advertisements as they move through a fictional city. As they advance 
through the game, students will see short videos that explain the type 
of advertisements they see and how those advertisements attempt to 
get them to take an action.

AWESOME!!!

105 Twitter Slang Words & Abbreviations

105 Twitter Slang Words & Abbreviations 


This is a great list of abbreviations, as well as slang words that people use on twitter!!

26 April 2014

25 April 2014

Powtoon

Powtoon


WOW, this is so fantastic!!
If you would like to create a presentation that is different and 
comes with all the bells and whistles!!
It is really easy to use and there are also video tutorials to assist
 you if you need help.  The video above took me about 10 minutes 
to create and I am using it as an introduction for my Grade 7 learners 
to tell them about their project!!

Brilliant

PDF Merge

PDF Merge


This is such a cool online application!!
If you have several pdf documents that you would like to merge, go to the 
site select the files you would like to merge and then click OK!!
Very easy to use !!

Excellent!!

24 April 2014

9 Events of instruction

9 Events of instruction


Considering that this was designed in 1965, it is really still worthwhile!!
Very Good!!

23 April 2014

20 April 2014

The Modern Student’s Study Habits

The Modern Student’s Study Habits


How things have changed ...

19 April 2014

Museum of Obsolete Objects

Museum of Obsolete Objects


For something a little different...
Here is 15 YouTube video clips about things that we used to have.
Some not so old and some very old.
I really liked the video above!!

Population density

Population density


Something to think about ...

18 April 2014

18 Ways To Use YouTube With Bloom’s Taxonomy

18 Ways To Use YouTube With Bloom’s Taxonomy


Here are 18 ways to use YouTube aligned to good old Bloom’s taxonomy!!

Calmness Counter

Calmness Counter



This incredible tool measures the actual noise level of your classroom 
and displays it on a gauge from green to red. It’s a great way to visually 
show pupils what level they’re working at compared to your expectations. 
You can adjust the sensitivity of the tool to suit the activity for example:
working in silence or large groups.

Brilliant!!

Maps of the World


How cool is this!!

17 April 2014

simple best metronome

simple best metronome


If you need a quick and basic metronome for music practice. 
Use Best Metronome online. It's a free metronome and it's online 
so there is no need to install anything.

Very good!!

Do Educational Video Games Actually Work?

Do Educational Video Games Actually Work?


Windows Shortcuts

Windows Shortcuts


Brilliant!!
This has saved me so much time, 
I only wish I knew this earlier!!

15 April 2014

DO's and Don's for online learners

DO's and Don's for online learners


Very important!!

Windows Shortcuts

Windows Shortcuts


Excellent little trick!!

Old vs New technology

Old vs New technology

14 April 2014

Andrew Stanton TED Talk

Andrew Stanton TED Talk



Filmmaker Andrew Stanton ("Toy Story," "WALL-E") shares what he 
knows about storytelling — starting at the end and working back to the 
beginning. Contains graphic language ...

Very good!!

Dance Mat typing

Dance Mat typing


Dance Mat typing is a typing school which is powered by BBC. 
This typing tutor is suitable for kids only. Kids of ages 7-11 can 
easily learn typing from Dance Mat Typing.
There are 4 different levels present for learning typing. 
There is not just typing in this tool but there are playback sounds 
which transform the typing to the next level.
Dance Mat Typing uses Flash to run videos also in the playback 
when your kids are typing. There are worksheets present for kids 
which will help them to learn better and print outs can be taken out 
of these worksheets and can be solved both offline and online. 

Excellent!!

13 April 2014

Rapid Typing tutor

Rapid Typing tutor



Rapid tying Tutor is a great tutor which helps you to learn typing with fun. 
People of all age varying from kids to adults can learn typing using 
Rapid typing tutor. It is very easy to learn typing using Rapid Typing tutor.
There are different kinds of courses available for beginners, 
advanced typists and experts. So if you are new or you are an expert you 
can learn something new with the help of Rapid Typing Tutor.
All your progress will be tracked from time to time. There are also 
Typing games which come with Rapid Typing Tutor which are very useful for kids.
Once you think that have learned enough that you can give a typing test, then 
you can apply for the online typing test which is present on the website.

Plus you can also download this program for free!!
Very awesome!!

Hohli Charts

Hohli Charts


Just select the chart types you want to create, set chart size and add your
chart data. give them a unique name. you can also customize the chart background
for image and for charts and preview them before generating it. once the chart is
ready you can easily share with your colleagues by embedding chart onto your website
or save it to your computer.

http://charts.hohli.com

12 April 2014

Bouncy Balls

Bouncy Balls


Bouncy Balls shows students the volume of the noise in your classroom by 
displaying a set of colorful bouncing balls. The higher the decibel level goes, 
the higher and more frequently the balls on the screen bounce. 
To use Bouncy Balls simply go to the website, click "begin bouncing," 
and then click the microphone icon to allow the site to access your 
computer's microphone.

Very Cool!!
Of course it a boys' school we try and see how high the balls can go ... :-)

09 April 2014

Word Search Maker

Word Search Maker


This is useful for langauge classes 'Word Search Maker' 
Make your own wordsearch using your own tools and words.
This is excellent for any language!!!

Brilliant!!

Page O Rama

Page O Rama



Page O Rama is a free service for quickly creating stand alone webpages. 
Creating a webpage with Page O Rama is very simple. Just visit the Page 
O Rama homepage, select a web address, title your page, and start typing. 
Page O Rama offers a good selection of text editing tools including page breaks. 
If you want to, you can add images to your Page O Rama pages too. 
If you think your page is something that you're going to want to edit and 
update occasionally, you can enter your email address to create an administrative log-in.

Very Cool!!