The Microsoft Surface 3 is an excellent choice of device for students and teachers wanting a
compact form factor, with touch, active stylus and a gorgeous high resolution screen. Excitingly,
the cameras on the Surface 3 are a BIG improvement over those in the Surface Pro 3 - this sway
will take a look at how these excellent cameras can be leveraged in education, especially in
conjunction with the stylus.
Awesome infographic illustrating Bloom's, HOTs and the verbs that teachers/students can use for each level.
AnswerGarden is a new minimalistic feedback tool. Use it for real time audience participation, online brainstorming and classroom feedback.
Create a "fake" text message conversation. Could be used for presentations, convos between story characters, do nows, closure, etc.
Finding free quality images is a tedious task - mainly due to copyright issues, attribution requirements, or simply lack of quality. This inspired us to create Pixabay - a repository for outstanding public domain images. You can freely use any image from this website in digital and printed format, for personal and commercial use, without attribution requirement to the original author.
The notetaking member in Microsoft’s suite is a cross-platform productivity application. There are many unique ways to use OneNote, and using it to change the way you teach or study could be the best one. Come aboard. OneNote has loads of tips for the teacher and the student. And before you forget — OneNote is free!
"Office Remote turns your Windows Phone into a smart remote for Microsoft Office, providing convenient touch-based control of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents projected from your PC. It lets you show what you want, when you want, with all the freedom you need to walk around and connect with your audience."
Sway is a new online presentation platform. Check out this blog post to learn more about Sway and how students have used it to apply Newton's Laws of Motion to sports.
Question stems can be a powerful part of that process no matter where the learner is. Assessment (pre-assessment, self-assessment, formative and summative assessment), prompting and cueing during discussion, etc. In that light, the following 25+ question stems framed around the early, non-revised Bloom’s Taxonomy are worth a gander.
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CS Unplugged is a collection of free learning activities that teach Computer Science through engaging games and puzzles that use cards, string, crayons and lots of running around.
The activities introduce students to underlying concepts such as binary numbers, algorithms and data compression, separated from the distractions and technical details we usually see with computers.
CS Unplugged is suitable for people of all ages, from elementary school to seniors, and from many countries and backgrounds. Unplugged has been used around the world for over twenty years, in classrooms, science centers, homes, and even for holiday events in a park!