A good introduction to the mistakes teachers most commonly make when starting to integrate technology in their classes. This enhance the need for a proper and specific PD training to help teachers integrating technologies in their classroom., using appropriate teaching techniques.
When are we starting ?
In this article you will learn how to :
– Use Youtube Video Editor.
– Add subtitles and captions to your video.
– Add annotations to your video.
– Enhance your videos.
– Find music and audio for your videos using Youtube Audio Library.
Follow the link
How to assess student’s multimedia activities and projects ?
This article provides a lot of useful links to help creating fully relevant rubric.
Sorry this article is in French.
3 Outils a ajouter d’urgence au Kit de Survie de l’enseignant. Suivez le lien.
UnWhiteboard permet en outre de prendre des photographies de nos Tableaux blancs ou interactifs et de le convertir en PDF.
3 outils pour modifier les PDF
Do you really master these skills ?
1) Troubleshooting Your Own Tech
2) Embracing Curiosity
3) Capturing Attention With Video
4) Juggling Multiple Display Devices
5) Perfecting Presentations
Read the article here
Talking about perfecting presentation, I’d suggest this reading to French speakers.
How to help developing “self-regulatory learners” is at the heart of our classroom practices. Here is a new App that could help ease the process.
Here is a very interesting article giving few tips on how to make your online teaching unit attractive enough to elicit students’ involvement.
Ten Graphic Design Tips for eLearning
“If you want your students to enjoy your online course, have a little fun with it! Choosing bright colors and graphics can lighten the mood. Avoid too much mundane text that nobody (not even you) wants to read. If you have an intro video, maybe consider cracking a joke to start out. There are many different ways to have fun with your course and make it more enjoyable for you and your students.”
Scribus is a very powerful and very complete alternative to Publisher and In-design.
Moreover, this an Open source, that is completely free and benefitting fron a very broad support community.
Follow this link to find out how to use Scribus (this is an article in French)