web tools

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Using animations in the classroom

http://youtu.be/9w5dERVetLY Web tools for creating animations are great communication tools which enable students to be creative in expressing their knowledge and understanding through words, pictures, animations and audio. Creating an animation to explain a concept allows students to develop higher-order thinking skills (see Bloom’s digital taxonomy) and long-term project planning related skills. Creating an animation … Continue reading


What is Wordle? Wordle is an online tool for creating “word clouds”, which are images from text that you provide. You can enter the text or ask Wordle to grab the text from a website. How can I use Wordle in the classroom? Wordle can be used across all subject areas. Some teachers have used … Continue reading

Online collaboration

Webtools for online collaboration: Primary Pad – Online word processing tool to enhance student collobaration. Primary Pad can be used for: Collaborative writing tasks Classroom discussions to enhance participation for all students Notaland has more features than Primary Pad, including pen tools and eraser tools. Notaland is more like OneNote. Tips – Make your Notebook Private. … Continue reading

Using wikis to enhance student collaboration

What is a wiki? A wiki is an online space where users can actively participate in the creation and editing of content. A famous example of a wiki is Wikipedia, where the audience can create new webpages, add to existing webpages or edit existing webpages if they think the content is incorrect. The following video explains … Continue reading

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