Education has changed over the years and as a society of learners, it is time to embrace technology. Technology is not the silver bullet to make all the problems go away or solve all of educations problems however it is a tool which used wisely will support all of our learners.
2018 brought some useful tools to the table for educators to use. These tools can be used for young learners through adult learners. The list could easily include administrators, teachers, parents, and students. Please enjoy checking out this list and feel free to pass them along.
One must begin with Why 2 is Greater than 4: A Proof by Induction: Max Ray-Riek As you watch this video take time to reflect.
Check out LOOM Save time typing and trying to explain something hard when you can use LOOM. “For every 10 seconds of video, you record it is equivalent to 81 seconds of typing. No more super long emails that take forever to write. Simply click Loom to record and start saving time!”
Convert any text to speech easily and in pods This website will even extract text from photos. Definitely worth checking out and then trying it.
Ever wonder how people create those cool animated gifs? Try this site which shows you how to make them and then enjoy posting them.
If you haven’t already bookmarked it then check this website out The Cult of Pedagogy
Ever wondered how to add a popup message to your Google Document. Check it out now
If you haven’t heard of wabisabi then check it out here “See how creative learning can be with portfolios as unique as your learners are. Use audio, video, images, and more to build media-rich student portfolios that are exciting displays of learning evidence.”
Here is a tool called PRISM and not sure what to say about this one.
One last item is the internets archive
It is Sunday evening and it is now time to quit writing and hope someone can use a few of these items.
Ron Rogers, Ed.D
A person that has invested in the lives of others through many avenues including education.