Engagement is the primary attribute of any lesson or session in the COVID or Post- COVID classroom. When it comes to STEM or Sci-Tech subjects, my friends often speak about the lack of 'engaging' resources. We can certainly supply them with a list of interactive, collaborative and interesting tools, but what they need is 'engagement', not to be confused with entertainment, rather a participation with the 'experiments' that define science and technology teaching.
The good news is always a good thing to share. Hubhopper has joined the prime league of platforms like Anchor, where we can Create, Edit and Distribute our podcasts all for free. The new addition is the Hubhopper Studio App for Smartphones. We always want podcast creation to be an easy and accessible endeavour for all our creators.
Everyone is on the Internet now, not just the schools and universities. Teachers, however, need to bring in organised teaching-learning. This is possible when the institutions look for a reliable Learning Management System. Moodle – which is the most used LMS in the world – gives all that we need in an LMS and that too, FREE of COST!
Google is integral to our internet-based life. The web of websites and the stock of application made by Google is huge. We have found this resource for you and we hope this will make your learning meaningful. The primary utility is the enhancement of learning about Arts, Culture and History. Virtual Tours, Augmented Reality and games shall add to the pleasure of learning.
Screen Recording is not a new need anymore. There are teachers and administrators who want to bring the best online learning experience to students. The most important thing in e-learning or online teaching is CONTENT - Visual Content. How to make it in a Smart and Easy Manner is the question.
Podcasts are the talk of the world now. Everyone is turning to Audio streaming these days. The development of Audio as a leading medium of infotainment has brought a big change in the world of EdTech as well. We can see the current generation making use of Podcasts for their entertainment as well as awareness. As we know Education invites an integration of all leading technologies and tools, Podcasts cannot stay away.
Learning has to a pleasant activity. When the learners feel happy about the process, actual learning becomes part of life only in those moments. If a teacher or even a parent fails to engage the kids in the learning activities, there is a sure-shot failure of the purpose. Gamification is a trend in the 21st century but GCompris has been there for more than 02 decades, doing this fantastic service to children.
Moodle, the teacher's LMS has been the leading solution to the requirements of an LCMS - Learning & Content Management System. Hosting is a crucial part of having a Moodle Site. We have been using Moodlecloud.com and Gnomio.com 's Free Hosting Services as purchasing and installation of Moodle software on our own servers is not a thing, we all can do and spend for. Still, free hosting by them had some limitations.
Anchor is a leading platform to create and distribute your podcasts. This super easy and sensibly optimised bundle of tools has brought a new feature for the user in India and many other countries. Now, we can make podcasts with the songs from Spotify. You can be the host and can add music from Spotify and rock the world!
Online Courses - MOOCs are the best windows to the world of Skills, Exposure and Awareness. These small-customised and most of the time accessible to all courses can really bring a good amount of learning to all, indeed to ALL. If you still do not know about MOOCs or have not done even a single MOOCs, there seems to be a gap between you and the world of learning, let's bridge it now.
Doing a MOOC or an Online Course is like booking a cab or ordering food online. There are an unprecedented expansion and ease. But the same way we see the limitations and see there are haves and have-nots in this COVID-stricken damaged world, we need to know that many of us do not know good enough about MOOCs as well. Apart from the update to you that even you can host and launch an Online Course, let us share a good platform of free MOOCs- HP EdcastCloud.
Kids deserve knowledge. They also have the right to have a safe place to access this knowledge. While we see the regular search engines becoming the marketplaces, Kiddle brings hope. This impressive and comprehensive search engine for kids is an interesting find. We invite you to explore the benefits and immediately introduce children to learning with kiddle.
The technology works best when we use it to collaborate and derive better learning from a platform created for good use. Beyond the JamBoard or Padlet, we have found a cool place to 'JAM' with our ideas and them bring them in a document to see the responses as well as the rewards. Ideaboardz is what we are introducing to you.
Moodle’s mission is to empower educators to improve our world and one of the professions most impacted by the pandemic is that of the educator. Hence says Moodle and the statement stands valid when we see the comprehensive support system they have offered to educators around the world. They proudly declare that Moodle is made for the teachers. The moment we give something to teachers, it goes to the whole universe through the learners assigned to them.
UniSkills Smart Ideas series on YouTube is an attempt to bring some handy tips and solutions for Teachers. There are some simple tasks and there are tasks that look like devils because the time taken is terrible. However, Technology is very much there to assist all of us.
Technology is imperative to education now. If one can walk hand in gloves with the latest innovations and integrations of technology into education, it is possible to survive with rewards. Teachers are the ones who need to win this battle of survival because everyone can use technology but everyone cannot teach.