Category Archives: web-based

micro:bit

by Devin Flynn (writing & research) micro:bit is an open source hardware that was designed by BBC in partnership with many companies including Microsoft. It functions as a mini-programmable computer that can be coded on a computer, and uploaded to … Continue reading

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Explain Everything

by Devin Flynn (writing & research) Explain Everything is an interactive whiteboard platform where students and teachers are able to collaborate, share, and learn without boundaries. The canvas can take several forms, such as one of the pre-formed templates, blackboards, … Continue reading

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Cosmic Kids

by Christina Campbell (writing & research) Cosmic Kids is a yoga program that teaches focus, coordination and self-confidence for 21st-century learners. Cosmic Kids Yoga uses engaging visuals and storytelling that is infused with yoga movements to foster mindfulness and strength. … Continue reading

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GoNoodle

by Christina Campbell (writing & research)  and Samantha Snider (research)  GoNoodle is a free website, with a downloadable app, that is designed to teach students through movement. Through physical activity, students develop confidence in themselves as GoNoodle activities enhance students’ … Continue reading

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BrainPOP

 by Tess Butler-Ulrich (writing & research) and Bradley Nicholas (research) BrainPOP is a free multimodal learning platform developed with the aim of making typically complex educational concepts understandable and engaging for students. Available as both an app and browser-based site, BrainPOP … Continue reading

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Screencast-o-Matic

by Jennifer Robb Whether the temporary shift to online learning has you producing synchronous or asynchronous learning material for your students, you may find yourself needing to create short videos to accompany their remote learning activities. Videos have a number … Continue reading

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Lino

by Jennifer Robb If you’re looking for a free, no-frills app for collaboration, communication, requesting feedback, mind-mapping, or just somewhere for students to jot down their ideas… you might want to check out Lino! Lino (or Linoit, as some may … Continue reading

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BLOXELS edu

    By: Laura Morrison BLOXELS has developed Bloxels edu, so let’s explore what’s new! If you’re not yet familiar with the original Bloxels, check out this short video clip that gives a quick overview of what Bloxels is: Like … Continue reading

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Google Tour Creator

by Jennifer Robb  Although it may have once seemed too good to be true, virtual reality (VR) has exploded in recent years, becoming a common fixture in entertainment, industry, and education. VR systems from Oculus, HTC, Sony, and more can often … Continue reading

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Canva

by Amanda Trigiani Canva is an exciting tool because of its infinite potential. It is an easy to use graphic design app and website that allows the maker to create original products or edit ready-made design templates. The drag-and-drop format … Continue reading

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AnswerGarden

by Jennifer Robb Collaboration is an essential skill for students to learn and exercise, both in and out of the classroom. Activities that require students to work in partners or small groups are fantastic for strengthening collaborative problem-solving and communication … Continue reading

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