Education & E-Learning

Mystery Skype Game: Increase Student Engagement in The Classroom

When we think of Skype, classrooms don’t really come to mind. However, the use of Skype in the classroom is becoming more common than you might think. Thanks to Microsoft, you can now engage your students using Skype with an entire curriculum. Teachers can connect their students with classrooms globally to play the Mystery Skype Game …

Using PowerPoint Presentations With Smart Board Interactive Whiteboards

Smart Boards (or SMART Boards) are interactive boards which come with software that allows presenting interactive class lectures with touchscreen support. You can present your content, including PowerPoint slides with on-screen annotations and write or erase content from the board using your hands, pen and various objects. Let’s take a look at an overview of …

Pearson Success Net: Online Education Platform For K-12

There are a number of tools and online educational platforms which enable students and teachers to interact online. While you can start your own e-learning initiative using tools as simple as Office Mix or iSpring Pro, organizing your content, test scores and providing students with access to online resources is more complicated.

Google Classroom: Assign & Grade Student Assignments Online

Many tech companies nowadays are aiming for a more futuristic approach towards the use of technology. Be it the Myo gadget which makes you look like Jean Grey with telekinetic powers or Microsoft’s Holo Lens which is likely to give Google Glasses a run for its money. Another recent product that seems to aim for something out …

Conduct Interactive Class Lectures With Pear Deck

Class lectures can be extremely boring. It’s not only students who find it hard to concentrate during lengthy class lectures but even teachers might find it hard to control uninterested students busy texting on their mobile phones or playing candy crush; and then there are those who simply enjoy lucid dreaming! Pear Deck is an …

Create Web & Mobile Ready Video Tutorials in PowerPoint With iSpring Pro

There are a number of plugins and application suites which can help you make video presentations and tutorials and publish them online using PowerPoint. Some famous tools in the list include; Camtasia Studio, Articulate Storyline and Adobe Presenter. iSpring provides a number of video authoring products such as iSpring Pro and the more feature rich …

Sakai: Collaborative Learning And Course Management System

A while back we brought you reviews for a number of Learning Management Systems such as Moodle, ILIAS, Open Elms and SkyPrep. Sakai is another Learning Management System we thought was worth exploring.

The Power Of E-learning For Students

The proliferation of the internet has revolutionized everything around us and that includes the education sector too! This is why more and more schools around the world have started incorporating e-learning. As opposed to traditional methods of teaching which didn’t involve imparting any practical knowledge to students and relied heavily on teaching ‘bookish’ knowledge, which …

Forget Scantron Systems, Try Akindi To Effortlessly Grade Papers

Akindi is a web service for creating and grading of examination papers. Akindi has been designed to automate the scanning and grading of multiple choice examination papers. Whether you are a K-12 teacher or require grading papers for college or university students, Akindi can get the job done in no time.

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