Tag: Misc apps

Google Keep vs Apple Notes

Now with iOS11, Apple Notes has a lot more functionality and ‘cool things’ that makes it a great alternative to Google Keep. When you line them up next to each other on a mobile device, which one comes up trumps?

Smile with the Camera App in iOS11

Some of the upgrades within the release of the new iOS are so subtle you may not know they are even there. A good example is the updates to the camera, which may fly under the radar. If you are like me, you are probably taking more photos and shooting more video on your phone compared to any other device.

Using the Files App on iOS11

With any update of an operating system, there are always a couple of really nice improvements lurking within. The Files app in OS11 provides a fantastic file management system.

iOS11 Screen Recording

Screen recording from an iOS device is now easier with iOS 11. A good use for this in the classroom when demonstrating to students how to use an app or other function like split screen or multi tasking.

How to help junior students login to their computers

If you’ve ever used Chrome books with students under the age of 7 then you’ll instantly know the pain and stress that I’m about to describe. I was working with a classroom of 25 Year 1 (6 year olds) students who had never logged in with their accounts before, let alone be able to find the @ key on the keyboard.

Student learning analytics with EDpuzzle

Edpuzzle is great free tool for creating videos with embedded questions. You can also trim videos, add voice comments and more.

All data including student answers and how many times a student has watched a section of video is added to the teacher Dashboard.

Learn how to use Edpuzzle with these simple, downloadable instructions.

LMS and Blended Learning

Blended Learning for senior students – which LMS is best?

An online learning and collaborating system is a key part of the blended learning model. With so many Learning Management Systems or LMS’s in the market, which one is right for your students.

Adam Vardanega shares what is working in his classes and why.

Top 2 Plagiarism Tools for Teachers

There are some great plagiarism tools for teachers, some paid and some free.  Below are the best free and paid plagiarism tools for teachers (plus a bonus Google Add-on). Free image on flickr.com The ability to find, assimilate and produce

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