Friday, April 26, 2013

Apps for Student Bloggers

This article looks at how five apps can help a student create a blog. Blogging can help a student to fully understand and learn about new topics. It allows the student to be creative, while also ensuring that they cover the content.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Protect Your Pictures

Students can control the copyright of their images or designs by using this watermark generator. It is a web-based tool that will add a custom watermark to student-created images. This tool could also be used to add comments or text to a photo for an interactive assignment.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Images and Lesson Plans

Pics4learning provides a safe and free library of images for students and educators. The website also features lessons plans that were developed in coordination with the images. Each of the lesson plans feature step-by-step directions, resources, and lesson extensions for students.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Measurement App

App Name:  DeWalt Mobile Pro

This app uses real-world examples to explain measurement and construction concepts. Students can use the app to visualize projects with detailed illustrations and dimensions. Calculations can be stored and referenced when pricing a particular job.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Self-Grading Test in Google Docs

This step by step article guides educators through creating a self-grading quiz or test in Google Docs. Each step features color screen shots for the end user. This tool is not for the technology newbie, but it is a great one to use for teachers with technology experience!