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#524 Can’t decide? Let Wheel Decide for you

Wheel Decide is a free online spinner tool that helps you make decisions when a coin toss won’t do! You can use it for all sort of things such as where to go for dinner or what film to see. From a teaching and learning perspective, you can use it in your classroom to randomly… Continue reading #524 Can’t decide? Let Wheel Decide for you

Audience response system · Classroom technology · Formative assessment · PowerPoint · Quiz tools

#515 Seamless Menti’s with the PowerPoint add-in

Mentimeter is a popular tool to make sessions more interactive, but having to switch between presentation and browser can make using it in sessions a bit of a pain. Never fear though, there is a great PowerPoint add-on that allows you to embed your Mentimeter activities directly into your presentation. See the video below to… Continue reading #515 Seamless Menti’s with the PowerPoint add-in

Audience response system · Classroom Technologies · Digital collaboration · Formative assessment · Quiz tools

#487 Quizlet live: an interactive and collaborative activity

In #59 and #74, we introduced you to Quizlet, a great study and revision tool. In this video, we introduce you to Quizlet Live, a great way to make your lectures more interactive whilst promoting collaboration. Possible answers to a question are spread out across several devices, so students are required to work to together… Continue reading #487 Quizlet live: an interactive and collaborative activity

Audience response system · Classroom Technologies · Classroom technology · Formative assessment · Quiz tools

#454 Socrative Analytics: Useful data to help you plan

In #65 we introduced you to Socrative, a free quiz tool that can be used in the classroom. One of the great features of Socrative is the information it gives you about the progress of your students. The data comes in different formats so there is bound to be something which can help you identify… Continue reading #454 Socrative Analytics: Useful data to help you plan

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#391 Medium [2/4]: Create your first story with Medium

Medium is an online publishing platform that is a hybrid of blogging and paid for content (for an introduction please see #380 Medium [1/4]: The Medium is the message). This short video will show you how to create your first story on Medium: Featured image: Photo by Picsea on Unsplash

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#388 Moodle: Online feedback for offline assessments

In this video we explore how you can use Moodle assignments to give feedback to students, even when they haven’t submitted online. This is a great tip for getting feedback to students who have submitted a portfolio, artistic piece or presentation. Featured Image “BA Architecture Degree Show 2017” by  Andrew Sides shared under CC BY-NC 2.0

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#380 Medium [1/4]: The Medium is the message

Medium is an online publishing platform that is a hybrid of blogging and paid for content. This short series will focus on the blogging element. Medium was created by one of Twitter’s co-founders as a way to publish writing longer than Twitter’s (then) 140-character maximum. You may think that you’ve seen Medium before (think Tumblr, Reddit,… Continue reading #380 Medium [1/4]: The Medium is the message