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Two Powerful Formative Assessment Apps for Teachers

November 12, 2016 Formative assessment is an ongoing form of evaluation that teachers conduct concurrently with students learning in class with the explicit goal of assessing students comprehension, gauging their learning needs and designing teaching materials accordingly.  Teachers use a wide variety of techniques to formatively assess students learning which we have covered here in […]

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3 Powerful Screen Recording Tools for Chrome Users

November 9, 2016Looking for some good screen recording tools to use on your Chrome, the collection below has you covered.  We have particularly highlighted 3 main extensions two of which (HYFY Screen Recorder and ViewEdit) are mentioned in this blog for the first time. Using these applications will enable you to create educational screencasts, video […]

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5 Powerful Speech to Text Apps for Chrome Users

Speech to text technologies allow you to transcribe your speech into text in a couple of clicks. Most of the established platforms integrate this kind of technology. For instance Google has it integrated with some of its services like Google search. You can click on the mic icon in the search bar and start speaking, […]

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3 Powerful Note Taking Apps for Chromebook Users

I received a couple of emails asking about app recommendations to use for note-taking on Chromebook. So I decided to pull up this list and share it with all of you here. The three apps I highly recommend are listed below. I have come across a few other titles but I did not find them […]

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3 Powerful Apps for Creating Green Screen Videos with Students

Green screen is a cinematographic technique that allows video editors to add a variety of visual effects to their videos. These effects include : adding virtual backgrounds, superimposing subjects over animated backdrops, placing a subject on another shot and many more. Green screen technology has been widely used in weather and movie industry. But now […]

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4 Powerful Tools to Annotate Webpages

June 1, 2016Deep reading involves some annotating and note taking skills which ultimately facilitates our comprehension and enhances our information retention abilities. In the collection below we have curated for you some of our favourite Chrome extensions which you can use to annotate the web.  Some of the things you can do with these apps […]

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Here Is A Powerful App for Creating Educational Sketchnotes

May 2, 2016Zen Sketch is a great iPad app we have previously featured in several posts here in EdTech and mLearning. Today we thought to revisit it because it is free and only for a limited period of time. Zen Sketch combines two powerful functionalities into a single intuitive platform: drawing and sketching. If you […]

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4 Powerful iPad Graphic Calculator Apps for Math Teachers and Students

April 12, 2016Below are some very good graphing calculators for math teachers and students. Learners can use these apps on their iPads to perform complex mathematical equations, plot graphs, and visualize math notations. For those of you looking for graphing calculators to use on Chrome, check out this page. Enjoy 1- Desmos Graphing Calculator This […]

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Two Powerful Tools for Creating Interactive Educational Presentations

April 9, 2016Over the last few years we have reviewed a number of powerful presentation tools to use with students in class. These include tools such as Haiku Deck, Prezi, Google Presentation, Keynote to mention but a few. Today we are bringing to your radar two more presentation tools with huge educational potential. You can […]

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Three Powerful Tools Students Can Use to Add Notes to Videos

April 4, 2016Most video editors out there support different forms of annotations but if you are looking for some easy and simple ones to use with students the list below has you covered. These are great applications that allow you to add notes and comments to your videos. Students can use them to enrich and […]

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3 Powerful Online Dictionaries to Enhance Students Reading Comprehension

March 4, 2016Most web browsers now come with integrated dictionaries which allow you to simply highlight a given term and right click on it to view its definition. However, when it comes to language learning and reading comprehension, students might need to have access to third party dictionaries that provide more details in terms of […]

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8 Powerful Gmail Tools for Teachers

January 29, 2016Gmail is a powerful mail service that we have been recommending for teachers over the last couple of years. The strength of Gmail lies in the arsenal of features it provides to users from tips on how to organize and sort emails for easy access to setting auto-replies and automatically saving attachments. Gmail […]

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11 Powerful Google Sheets Add-ons for Teachers

January 11, 2016Google Sheets add-ons’ store embeds some really handy tools to use to expand and add new functionalities to your spreadsheets. We have reviewed several of these add-ons in the past and today we have curated for you this collection featuring some of the most popular Sheets add-ons out there. We invite you to […]

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6 Powerful iPad Apps to Beat Procrastination

November 24, 2015The digital epoch is an era of procrastination par excellence. We are surrounded by all kinds of distractions and our attention has become so fragmented that nothing seems to gratifies it. Sometimes it feels pitiful that there is a whole generation of kids growing up within this highly distractive environment and how hard […]

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