Teacher Tuesday Tech Tips 5-8-12
iPad App of the Week:
T-Charts (Pros and Cons) is a simple T-charts program that has numerous educational applications. After selecting a topic, students can use this app to list the pros and cons, assign weight to each factor listed, and email the lists to others for discussion purposes.
Web 2.0 App of the Week:
Wibbitz is an innovative technological company creating a new visual way of experiencing content. By analyzing text we can deeply understand exactly what it’s talking about. Our Text-To-Video Platform can then match the best visual representation for the text, add voice-over narration and generate an engaging video out of it. These videos create an enhanced lean-back viewing experience that can be watched on any device. Using Wibbitz almost any article, post or feed on the web can be instantly turned into a short video clip.
SMART Exchange Resource of the Week:
The lesson is geared toward the elementary classroom when conducting research. The lesson provides opportunities for students to practice making a bibliography and taking notes from sources when doing research in the library.