Digital Media/Online Learning

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Digital Portfolios with Maker Ed

Practice the documentation process, explore digital portfolios tools, and create your own digital portfolio.<p>Read time: 30min.<br>• Project time: …

An Augmented Reality Hackathon for Teachers

Earlier this week I shared some ideas for creating and using your own augmented reality experiences in school. Metaverse is the free platform that …

DIY Augmented Reality - 3 Ways To Use It In School

<i>Disclosure: Metaverse is a new advertiser on FreeTech4Teachers.com</i><p>Metaverse is an amazing platform that brings that for the first time enables anyone …

Augmented Art Show.... via Quiver

I love discovering new ways to use Quiver's Dot Day coloring page. As I was thinking about this week #AR4Learning Twitter chat it dawned on me. Why …

3 Free Virtual and Augmented Reality Apps for the Classroom

Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) have never been more accessible for teachers and students. Of course, the technology isn’t perfect …

Augmented Reality

Using Green Screen in the classroom!

<b>What is green screen?</b><p>Green screen is often associated with big blockbuster Hollywood films including many of my favourites such as Marvel Avengers …

Standards For Educators

7b<p>Use technology to design and implement a variety of formative and summative assessments that accommodate learner needs, provide timely feedback to …

DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP LESSONS FOR EVERYONE

Have you heard about the sixteen-year-old who posted a selfie in which she proudly displayed her brand-new driver’s license and credit card? Many of …

10 Tips For Smarter iPad Use In The Classroom

iPad

Class Tech Tips: 5 Ways to Honor Student Curiosity with Adobe Spark Creation Tools

If we met at ISTE or ILA this year, you probably heard me use the phrase “tasks before apps.” This is the way I like to describe putting the learning …

16 G Suite Challenges for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced - Teacher Tech

Today is a good day to learn something new! If you are a user of G Suite and Google Apps documents check out these challenges! I picked a few Google …

For Heaven's Sake... Put It Online - Teacher Tech

This morning I saw a parent on Facebook post “Does anyone have a 3rd grader and can take a picture of the social studies study guide? Ours was …

Cardboard Light up Moveable Robot

I found an advertisement for a pre-made stand up robot craft here. It made the maker in me curious to see if I could make one myself. So, I dug up a …

Stop Motion

6 Excellent Interactive Tools To Use With Students In Class

July 8, 2017 Today we spent sometime going through the featured resources in ReadWriteThing and picked out for you the tools below. These are …

M-learning

How to create and share animated GIFs right from your iPhone!

Animated GIFs are an entertaining way to share short clips via text and social networks. Most GIFs contain funny clips that are looped and annotated, …

Animation

How to use Google Earth and Street View to explore the planet

Globetrot from the comfort of the couch<p>For a long stretch of human history, you had to actually go somewhere to see what it looked like. Nowadays, it's much easier to check out the world's sights from the comfort of your own home.<p>Virtual tourism tools are improving all the time, thanks in part to …

Google

How to quickly create a word cloud in Google Documents

7 Great TED Talks on The Educational Potential of Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality is radically transforming our life by making the border between thephysical and digital reality thiner than ever before. We have …

Augmented Reality

Ex-Googler Debuts An AR App That Lets You Build Your Own Pokémon Go

Former Disney CEO Michael Eisner and venture capital company Greylock Partners are betting on an app that sets a foundation for more augmented reality applications.<p>When Pokémon Go incited mass augmented-reality hysteria this summer, one big question that emerged was whether the game’s success would …

Augmented Reality

Virtual Reality App 'Art Plunge' Takes You Inside Your Favorite Paintings

A new app will let you dive headlong into the enigma that is the <i>Mona Lisa</i>. Art Plunge is a virtual reality gallery that allows users to get an …

Infographic – Virtual Reality Surging Into the Classroom

Virtual Reality is being used in classrooms now more than ever. One quarter of the schools are already using VR, and this number is continuing to …

Virtual Reality

Download 243 Free eBooks on Design, Data, Software, Web Development & Business from O’Reilly Media

Last week we highlighted for you 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media. Little did we know that we were just scratching the surface of the …

eBooks

Americans and Cybersecurity

(jmiks/iStock.com)Cyberattacks and data breaches are facts of life for government agencies, businesses and individuals alike in today’s digitized and …

Cybersecurity

5 Surprising Ways Twitter Can Help With Online Teaching

For the longest time, I could see no way to connect online teaching with Twitter.<p>Twitter was like some annoying, large exotic bird.<p>Oh, I could hear …

eLearning

5 Tips to Keep the Hour of Code Going All Year

Every year students all over the world celebrate the Hour of Code. The goal is to set aside one hour to <b>give everyone a chance to learn about coding</b> …

Programming

A Convenient New Way to See Who Has Access to Your Google Drive Folders

Creating shared Google Drive folders provides teachers and students with a great way to contribute to a pool of B-roll media, to share study guides, …

Book Creator is coming to the web

Since it’s launch in 2011, Book Creator for iPad has gone on to become one of the best-selling Education apps on the App Store, with over 30 million …

25 Innovative Educators to Follow on Twitter

If you've ever visited my Twitter stream you will know that I follow quite a bit more than my share of educators. I pretty much follow anyone I think …

5 Tips for Preparing Teachers for New Classroom Tech Tools

By Samuel MormandoProfessional development for new IT should keep teachers in mind.

Professional Development