Monday, June 20, 2016

Level it Books

Level it Books is the popular educational app (Android/iOS) for scanning a book's ISBN and getting a Reading Lexile/Level.  It's being used by educators, parents, and librarians around the world to keep a virtual library of books, manage students Reading Levels, and more.  Also, a teacher can use it not only to create class rosters and book libraries, but a "book of the day" as well.

I highly recommend checking out Level it Books by clicking here!!!

*Level it Books is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

Graphing for Kids

Graphing for Kids is an excellent iOS app for kids learning how to graph.  W/ this apps students will learn how to make: bar, line, circle graphs and more.  Also, students can upload their own images to use in their charts/graphs or select from a wide variety of clip-art.

I highly recommend checking out Graphing for Kids by clicking here!!!

For a more detailed review check out Edshelf.

Below is a brief demo...

Education.com

Education.com is an excellent site for finding a wide range of educational resources.  Students and teachers can find workbooks, online games, activities, printables, and more.  Recently, they have released resources for PreK thru 5th grade to help get ready for their upcoming grade and avoid summer learning loss.

I highly recommend checking out Education.com by clicking here!!!

Triventy

Triventy is a excellent site for creating collaborative quizzes or surveys.  The way this works is a user creates their own questions or customizes an existing one and then invites students to add their own.  Once the quiz is started (up on a board, projector, screen etc.) a teacher can invite students via unique URL to join.  Once the quiz is finished the participate get results in real-time similar to the way Kahoot works.

I highly recommend checking out Triventy by clicking here!!!

For a more detailed review check out Richard Byrne's terrific blog.

Canva

Canva is a wonderful free online photo editor as well as iPad app.  This is a simple to use photo-editing tool, that uses a drag-n-drop interface and lets users, crop, resize, rotate, filter, and more to their photo.

I highly recommend checking out Canva by clicking here!!!

Typeform

Typeform is an innovative new way to collect data.  It's a great way to replace forms by creating an interactive experience for the user.  For example, education can use this to poll to their students or create a "quiz".  Also, it can be used in a wide variety of ways from creating "suggestion" boxes, student forms, and more.

I highly recommend checking out Typeform by clicking here!!!

Animate your Classroom

Animate your Classroom is the new iOS app from Plotagon that is great for digital storytelling and project based learning.  This is an ideal learning tool for education as no student account is required and Animate your Classroom supports multiple users and shares files easily.  Also, there are lots of educational resources/lessons to help integrate Animate your Classroom.  Use
rs of Xtranormal will feel right at home w/ the easy to user interface, abundance of animations, objects, characters, etc. where users type in their scenes/dialogue and watch as the app does the rest.  A user can even record their own voice or sound effects too!

I highly recommend checking out Animate your Classroom by clicking here!!!