Five 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.
You might also be interested in The Best Ed Tech Resources Of 2018 – So Far, as well as checking out all my edtech resources.
You might also want to explore The 56 Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2018.
Here are this week’s choices:
I’ve previously posted about Biteable but, since that time, they’ve added the ability to create infographics. I’m now adding it to The Best Resources For Creating Infographics.
Speaking of infographics, I’m adding these two tweets to the same list:
#Infographics are great communication tools as they deliver information quickly, efficiently, and in an aesthetically pleasing package.
But creating them is hard. @columnfive‘s guide is a must read if you are planning to create awesome infographics.https://t.co/fe7MIRwWq9 pic.twitter.com/K6W3pvCjCx
— Twigdoo HQ (@twigdoo) January 14, 2019
Digest that data! 📊 #Infographic design is the most effective way to present data visually. Let’s take a step-by-step look into how to make an infographic… https://t.co/nrIsDo45UT
— Canva (@canva) January 17, 2019
English 101 has a nice guide to having students create online book trailers. I’m adding it to Best Posts On Books: Why They’re Important & How To Help Students Select, Read, Write & Discuss Them.
How to Use PhotoScissors to Remove the Background from Any Image is by Richard Byrne.
Google will start retiring Hangouts for G Suite users in October is from TechCrunch.
Students Can Create Their Own Tours to Share in Google Expeditions is from Richard Byrne. I’m adding it to A Beginning List Of The Best Resources On Virtual Reality In Education.
Digital technology offers new ways to teach lessons from the Holocaust is from The Conversation. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About The Holocaust.
We’re thrilled to share the news: @verizon has informed us that they will #ReverseTheFee! Thanks to you, our texting service will continue for Verizon customers without interruption. You made this possible—together, we’re #MoreThanAMessage. More here: https://t.co/KFZw2J6hBH pic.twitter.com/XTxJSX1SHN
— Remind (@RemindHQ) January 25, 2019
Some incredible Superhumans have teamed up to create the ultimate Wakelet eBook for Educators! 🔥
Huge thanks goes to @KarlyMoura @SeanJFahey @pdubyatech @RandallSampson @ClaudioZavalaJr @J_Bimmerle @sdtitmas @snej80
Check it out here: https://t.co/0NRAxPULvw
— Wakelet (@wakelet) January 22, 2019