Robin Good: Tagxedo is a great, free web-based tool that allows you to create stunning covers, images for articles or posters, based exclusively on words. You can either input the words yourself, or provide a website URL, a Twitter account, a news or web search and Tagxedo will create a “word cloud” by tapping into that word “universe”. There dozens of different controls to customize your word-art creations including the ability to change layout, fonts, colors, shapes and even density of your artwork. The final work can be shared easily on social media or saved in your preferred graphic file format (jpg or png) and at your desired resolution.
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The TED-Ed YouTube channel will offer animated videos, created by artists who illustrate a concept as a top teacher explains the concept in a short video that runs roughly 5 minutes long.
Go! Animate is a site that allows you to create animated videos, for free. There is also a school account that is private and secure, has school safe content, content moderation and group management, starting at $8 per month.
This is a cross post from College Online where “The Innovative Educator” is named in the top ten ed tech blogs list. I’m thrilled to be mentioned with all these other wonderful bloggers. I know and follow most of them and look forward to getting to know better those I don’t.
This fully searchable database includes journal articles (i.e. papers in periodicals), reports (e.g. government, industrial), books or other items. The items are freely extractable from the database and or linked to a relevant URL. The site is run by UNESCO/COL.
The video-sharing Web site has created a way to let schools limit students’ access to selected content, providing a portal for free educational materials.
Seguramente pocos de vosotros no habréis oído hablar de khanacademy.org, el fantástico proyecto que nos permite aprender lecciones de las más…
Infographics and data visualizations have become incredibly popular ways to impart information while keeping your audience engaged. As a result, a slew of user-friendly, free online applications have been created which enable users to create their own information graphics.
It explores the theory of situated cognition as it applies to online teaching and learning which advances the notion that learning requires a contextualized, authentic setting with the participant engaged in direct interaction and …