Thursday, May 16, 2019

Play4A

Play4A is a relatively new site that I just found out about for Game Based Learning and creating quizzes.  This is a great educational tool that teachers can use to easily create games/quizzes that they can then use w/ their students.  This is a fun way to assess student's learning of a subject and differentiate instruction.

I highly recommend checking out Play4A by clicking here!!!

*Play4A is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

Educaplay

Educaplay is an wonderful site for educators to create and share multimedia resources/activities, such as: quizzes, games, puzzles/crosswords, interactive maps, and more.  Also, educators can share and use over a 1000 already made educational activities.  Best of all, the educational portal allows for teachers to track and monitor student progress, while generating detailed reports to easily differentiate instruction.

I highly recommend checking out Educaplay by clicking here!!!

Monday, May 13, 2019

Socrates

Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system.  This is done through fun and engaging learning games w/ educational portal where teachers can track and monitor student progress, assign educational videos, use a digital badge system, testing, benchmarking, and much much more.

Below is a brief demo...



I highly recommend checking out Socrates by clicking here!!!

*Socrates is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

Book Creator Updates

Recently, Book Creator released some updates that now has their innovative app available for Safari instead of just Chrome.  This makes it easy for all those Apple users to use Book Creator over the web on their default browser.

Also, teachers now have the option to turn off student editing which is ideal when they give students a set due date and don't want them working on their project after the hand-in date.

Book Creator is a fantastic (iOS/Chrome) app that educators are everywhere to create and share eBooks.  This is done using a very user-friendly interface that makes it easy to creating stunning presentations, digital stories w/ the ability to record audio, projects, and more.  Teachers are using Book Creator for project based learning, digital storytelling, and much much more.  Book Creator can be used to teach any subject or grade level and can be published online, downloaded as an eBook, or
even printed.

I highly recommend checking out Book Creator by clicking here!!!

*Book Creator is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.


ClassroomQ

ClassroomQ is an innovative easy to use tool that acts a "digital' hand raising device.  This is all done via the web and requires very little setup.  All a teacher has to do is a create an account and then students join by typing in their name and a unique code that the teacher gives them.  From there, a student click on the assistance button and can even type a comment which then a teacher sees.  This is ideal to assess student's to learning and differentiate instruction w/out having to disrupt classroom time to do it.

Below is a demo video...



I highly recommend checking out ClassroomQ by clicking here!!!

Buncee Ideas Lab

A few weeks ago Buncee announced the release of their Buncee Idea Lab.  This is an excellent place for educators and students to find resources/ideas to use Buncee, such as: templates, lessons plans, book journals, and more.

Buncee is the fantastic all-in-one tool that schools have been using for a number of years in a wide variety of ways such as: digital storytelling, as an assessment tool, differentiating instruction, flipping a lesson, project based learning, and much much more.  Also, Buncee has lots of educational resources, templates, lesson plans, and more to help teachers integrate Buncee into any curriculum.  Best of all, the educational portal allows educators to track and monitor student progress,
create/assess assignments, and much much more.

Below is a brief demo...



I highly recommend checking out Buncee's Idea Lab by clicking here!!!

For a more detailed review check out Monica Burn's wonderful blog.

*Buncee is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

Kollate

Kollate is a new (beta) site I just found out about from Larry Ferlazzo's excellent blog.  Kollate is a Google Chrome extension that lets users bookmark websites w/ a beautiful visual interface.  Besides bookmarking websites a user can organize, annotate, tag, and more on a tab in their browser.

I highly recommend checking out Kollate by clicking here!!!