Audience response system · Classroom technology · Digital communication · Digital participation

#346 Create a Wordcloud with your students using Mentimeter

We first introduced Mentimeter many posts ago and covered how to use it with a slide based question. In this video we show how Mentimeter can be used to create a slick looking word cloud with your students. This is really easy to set up and use and produces a great visual to share with… Continue reading #346 Create a Wordcloud with your students using Mentimeter

Classroom technologies · Classroom technology · Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Digital creation · Media literacy · Microsoft Office · Working with Data

#332 Sway [2/8]: Layout with cards

As we saw in the previous Sway video, Sway is a new type of presentation tool released by Microsoft. Sway has some really great features to add pizazz to your presentations, including being able to embed videos, documents and audio clips into your presentations and embed the whole presentation into your VLE. In this video… Continue reading #332 Sway [2/8]: Layout with cards

Digital communication · Digital creation · Media literacy · Microsoft Office · Windows · Working with Data

#328 Sway [1/8]: Overview of Sway and getting started

Do you want to funkify your presentations without having to learn something completely new? Sway might be for you! You can adapt your existing PowerPoints into stand alone presentations and embed or share them quickly and easily. Upload a Powerpoint or Word document and quickly and easily adapt into a Sway presentation. This video sets… Continue reading #328 Sway [1/8]: Overview of Sway and getting started

Data literacy · Digital communication · Timesavers

#312 Todoist [3/3]: Sorting tasks visually

Need a quick visual sort? If you have tonnes of tasks in your Todoist schedule and need to sort them, this can be done quickly and visually using the free feature “Priorities” or if you are a super fan you might invest in the premium feature of labels. This video demonstrates assigning priorities to visually… Continue reading #312 Todoist [3/3]: Sorting tasks visually

Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Moodle

#310 Using the Moodle Feedback Activity? Share questions using templates

We covered the confusingly named Feedback Activity in Moodle a few posts ago, see: #160 Moodle Feedback [1/2]: An easy way to survey your students! You use the Feedback Activity for creating student surveys in Moodle. One way to share a good survey with colleagues, is to set it as a template. Featured Image: “Templates” by Volpin… Continue reading #310 Using the Moodle Feedback Activity? Share questions using templates

Digital communication · Information literacy · PowerPoint · Word

#304 Need a PowerPoint handout? No problem!

It is super quick and easy to create a handout for your PowerPoint slides. Your handout can then be either emailed or printed out. This is also an easy way to get a print out of your slides with your notes attached, in case you like to practice your presentations in the bath…!   Featured… Continue reading #304 Need a PowerPoint handout? No problem!

Classroom technologies · Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Distance Learning · Media literacy · Working with Data

#296 Zeetings [6/6]: Student questions and notes

Living dangerously!!!! Do you want live feedback from students during presentations or questions to respond to? Zeetings allows comments from the audience that you can preview and share. This can be done synchronously or asynchronously and anonmously or not. It can give you a powerful insight into whether your audience has understood. Also the audience is able to… Continue reading #296 Zeetings [6/6]: Student questions and notes