Six years ago, in another somewhat futile attempt to reduce the backlog of resources I want to share, I began this occasional “Ed Tech Digest” post where I share three or four links I think are particularly useful and related to…ed tech, including some Web 2.0 apps.
You might also want to explore The 56 Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2018 and THE BEST WEB 2.0 APPLICATIONS FOR EDUCATION IN 2019 – PART ONE.
Here are this week’s choices:
Mailr is a new tool for sending email newsletters. I’m adding it to The Best Applications For Creating Free Email Newsletters.
Evidence increases for reading on paper instead of screens is from The Hechinger Report. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Which Is Best – Reading Digitally Or Reading Paper?
Standard E-Books takes books that are in the public domain and formats them so they are attractive to read – and offers them to people for free!
Effects of the Flipped Classroom: Evidence from a Randomized Trial is a new, and not very positive, study about the use of Flipped Classrooms. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On The “Flipped Classroom” Idea.
Google Docs, Sheets and Slides get a new font for faster reading is from TechCrunch.
Here are two useful posts from Richard Byrne:
I’m adding both to The Best Resources For Learning How To Use Google Docs/Google Drive.
Are your students always forgetting their passwords? Do you want a quicker, easier way for your students to start using #Edpuzzle? 🧩
— Edpuzzle (@edpuzzle) August 13, 2019
This next tweet shares an important point to consider prior to posting student online without permission. I’m adding it to The Best Teacher Resources For Online Student Safety & Legal Issues:
— Bill Fitzgerald (@funnymonkey) August 12, 2019