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ZooBurst – Create Interactive Digital 3D Pop-Up Books

ZooBurst – Create Interactive Digital 3D Pop-Up Books

ZooBurst ZooBurst.com   ZooBurst provides students with a quick and easy way to create interactive 3D Pop-Up Books that can be shared online.  This is a great resource for creative digital storytelling assignments.  Free accounts allow users to create up to 10 books with 10 pages each, while paid accounts offer many more features including… Read more

SnippQR – Make Unique, Stylish, and Colorful QR Codes

SnippQR – Make Unique, Stylish, and Colorful QR Codes

SnippQR http://qr.snipp.com The easiest way to gather resources and information at ISTE was through the scanning of QR Codes.  One quick scan with a free reader sent me directly to all the resources I needed for most of the sessions I attended.  Several attendees asked what I used to make the QR codes for my Twitter in The Classroom… Read more

BridgeURL – Share Multiple Links with One URL

BridgeURL – Share Multiple Links with One URL

BridgeURL http://bridgeurl.com/   BridgeURL is a convenient way to share up to 10 links through one easy to remember URL.  Just copy and paste the links you want to share into the BridgeURL site, title your link, and share. BridgeURL will give you an easy to remember URL based on your title, and a shortened… Read more

Don’t Flip Out About Flipping Your Classroom – SC EBS 2014

Don’t Flip Out About Flipping Your Classroom – SC EBS 2014

Resources and links from my presentation at SC Education and Business Summit 2014   Aaron Sams on the Flipped Classroom Content  Visual Tutorials for Creating Instructional Videos PowerPoint Keynote Jing Screencast-O-Matic Explain Everything (iPad) *Learn more about Jing and Screencast-O-Matic.  Link to the document camera I used during my presentation: IPEVO iZiggi-HD Screencasting Software Jing… Read more

Creating Videos for the Flipped Classroom – SC EBS 2014 Presentation

Creating Videos for the Flipped Classroom – SC EBS 2014 Presentation

Six Ways To Make Instructional Videos Tutorials from my presentation at SC Education and Business Summit 2014     Visual Tutorials for Creating Instructional Videos PowerPoint Keynote Jing Screencast-O-Matic Explain Everything (iPad) Don’t forget about using document cameras and paper!  Learn more about Jing and Screencast-O-Matic. Looking for even more bells and whistles? Check out… Read more

Screencast-O-Matic – A Must-Have for the Flipped Classroom

Screencast-O-Matic – A Must-Have for the Flipped Classroom

Screencast-O-Matic www.screencast-o-matic.com Screencast-O-Matic is one of the fastest, easiest ways to create screencasts with no software to download.  It’s one of my go-to sites for the flipped classroom.  It’s perfect for narrating PowerPoint or Keynote presentations, or explaining an illustration.  One of my favorite uses is to create video instructions for teaching a computer skill. Watch a quick video demo… Read more

Online Stopwatch – Get a Unique Online Timer for Your Classroom

Online Stopwatch – Get a Unique Online Timer for Your Classroom

Online Stopwatch online-stopwatch.com Sometimes you just need a simple online timer, or count-down timer to display from your projector.  Add a bookmark for www.online-stopwatch.com to your bookmark toolbar and you’ll have a variety of them available at any time.   Basic Countdown Timer Egg Timer They offer a variety of fun timers appropriate for all… Read more

A Fun Option for a Short, Entertaining Assignment – iFakeSiri

A Fun Option for a Short, Entertaining Assignment – iFakeSiri

iFakeSiri iFakeSiri.com iFakeSiri allow students to create iPhone Siri conversations and screenshots.  Like the previous virtual impersonation tools I wrote about (Fake iPhone Text, FakeBook, and Fake Tweet Builder), students can write fake Siri conversations from historical figures, book characters, politicians, authors, etc.  It’s another fun option for a short, entertaining assignment. Just type your message… and view your screenshot! Creating a… Read more

eQuizShow – Make your own Jeopardy-style review game.

eQuizShow – Make your own Jeopardy-style review game.

eQuizShow eQuizShow.com eQuizShow is the easiest way I’ve seen to create an online Jeopardy-style review game.  There is nothing to download, no sloppy PowerPoint Templates, you can choose from 1-6 teams, and it keeps score!  You can make your own in minutes, or use one of the thousands of games already made by other users. … Read more

Formative Assessment & Student Response System With Any Device – Mentimeter

Formative Assessment & Student Response System With Any Device – Mentimeter

Mentimeter Mentimeter.com Mentimeter allows you to use any internet enabled device as a student response system.  Take formative assessment to the next level with an engaging platform. You can use it for polling (and see results in real-time), or open-ended questions (responses limited to 140 characters).  More options are available with paid accounts, and Mentimeter offers deeply discounted rates… Read more