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#537 Beam your Tweets with TweetBeam

Having a hashtag at an event can be a really effective way of engaging the audience. TweetBeam is a really aesthetically pleasing way to display the Tweets that include the hashtag, producing a web page that updates every time a new Tweet is posted. TweetBeam is really easy to set up – watch the video… Continue reading #537 Beam your Tweets with TweetBeam

Classroom Technologies · Classroom technology · Digital participation · Formative assessment · Top tip

#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 technology · Curation · Social Media

#483 Hootfeed to share your tweets

Hootfeed is a great way to share a twitter search with your students or to view twitter discussions during a conference. It’s really quick and easy to set up and is based around a key word search or hashtag, it even has a built in profanity filter! You will need a Twitter account to use… Continue reading #483 Hootfeed to share your tweets

Audience response system · Classroom technology · Digital communication · Digital identity management · Digital innovation · Top tip

#477 Kahoot: New nickname generator

Kahoot is a classroom favourite where you can add fun interactive elements into your lessons (for more information on Kahoot see #14 In class quizzes? Get Kahoot!). Often one of the reasons cited by academics for not wanting to use Kahoot is that students have the freedom to choose their own nicknames. This isn’t an issue… Continue reading #477 Kahoot: New nickname generator

#iOS · Apple · Classroom Technologies · ICT proficiency · iPad · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · Mobile · Timesavers · Top tip

#475 Measure app for iOS12

In iOS 12 for iPhone and iPads there’s a great new app called Measure. It’s an AR (Augmented Reality) measuring app that’s so useful and handy. You can measure objects and get their sizes – no need to go looking for measuring tapes anymore! Image can be found here under a CC-BY-SA 3.0 licence