Tools for Teaching Online (Playposit (Playyposit is a presentation tool…
Tools for Teaching Online
Playyposit is a presentation tool for disseminating content in an asynchronous learning environment (flipped classroom, etc.)
Play[posit may be used in an asynchronous environment as a deliverer of content and may include formative assessment.
Playposit is very effective for tracking student engagement. One of its affordances is the ability to include videos from YouTube and Vimeo along with other sources.
Playposit is an effective tool for presenting content because it is in video format, its pace can be controlled by the student, and if embedded with formative assessment, the tool provides data for both the student and the instructor.
K-12 Virtual Worlds
This resource is a 3D Virtual World where students can make their own virtual world with their own environment, avatar, and tools they want their avatar to use.
This can be used in an
This resource is a great way to connect to students today. They are so interested in video games and the internet, and this resource has made a way to connect an online video game to learning.
This is Ann effective way to present content because it actually engages the students to be leaders, to be active, and to think. This prepares them to be leaders in society for the future.
Question 2: This is a concept mapping tool.
Question 3: MindMeister is synchronous because it lets you see real-time changes and users can collaborate with others.
Question 1:This resource is effective in mapping out and organizing information. In order to use it, one must make an account and I think it is simple to use
Question 4: it would be an effective way to present content because all the information is mapped out and viewers can easily understand it.
NASA is a Virtual Tours tool.
In an asynchronous classroom students could use this to research specific planets or solar systems. Students would be pre assigned a planet or solar system that they would gather information on and then present to the class. In a synchronous classroom, teachers could take students on a virtual field trip via live video stream of a planet. This way students can see the planet while hearing the teacher's commentary and asking questions in real time.
NASA is very effective for students to learn more about planets and solar systems because students are provided with an organized website that is easy to navigate, with much information, and pictures
NASA would be effective to present the content because the content is presented through a variety of portals. There are pictures, videos, resources, and written information.
Digg is a presentation tool
Dig is very effective for keeping up with current issues or topics that are currently trending. It is generally focused on politics or science
In an asynchronous classroom students can use this as a research tool on certain topics or even debates in the classroom. In a synchronous classroom students can look at topics in groups and discuss and debate what they found to the class and teacher
This tool is constantly being updated and effectively presents information
I would say bubbl.us could be a presentation tool or even a collaborative tool that people work on together.
In a synchronous classroom bubbl.us could be used to brainstorm ideas for a topic, or a collaborative tool to connecte ideas and what students learned together. In an asynchronous classroom students could be assigned to map out their throught processes when doing a project.
Bubbl.us is effective in letting students connect their ideas how they want.
Bubbl.us is an effective way to present the content because students can create a concept map however they want. They are not restricted by a premise map. They can connect their ideas the way they think is most effective.