Educreations

What is Educreations?

 

Educreations is a recordable and exciting interactive app and whiteboard that you can record your voice and  find handwritings,videos and lessons here

How you can use Educreations?

 

Educreations  can be thought as whiteboard that you can put or draw what you want.it can be used to asses students knowledge and students can create projects through illustrations.online video lessons and handrwritings can be found there.They can reach it via web browser or app from İPad. Students can create their own whiteboard by just adding images from drop-down menu and also it includes resizing images and text.You can share your presentations without limit of slides.

A movie poster and story related to movie can be created by writing and performing inner dialogue of story or writing a song

Also, seeing the steps in the scientific process,creating graphs,comparing animal or undertanding characters in story are other benefits for students .They will explains and remenber and understand subject easily in this way

Engaging students with  video can be provided by:

Capture Your Ideas

Video lessons that students can access can be created with recording voice when you need any time

Share Instantly

Through facebook,twitter,youtube,dropbox or google drive you can share or post  videos

Replay Anytime

you can access any time to control who see what or store them in the cloud when you want.

Teach anything from anywhere

teachers  or students can explain any concepts or share with others easily and instantly

See what students know

teachers can replay students work to provide feedback and celebrate their success

Save time in class

teachers can spend more time with their students for hands on learning

Have you ever heard StudySync?

What is studysync?

StudySync is  a web based curriculum and electronic course room.There can be found modern literary texts that can be includedigital media including broadcast quality video, animation, audio readings, and images,writing, and critical thinking with award-winning lessons that is for Common Core Standards for grades 4 – 12.

How can teachers  use StudySync?

Teachers can integrate the products into their curriculum and lessons can be customized by using StudySync.Lesson plans  can be assigned and made assessment at any time.Also, writing and thinking activities can shape students studies and ıdeas.They can use  across disciplines – for language arts as well as science, social studies, history and other subject areas. Background knowledge, stretch thinking,  different viewpoints and develop understanding can be build  via StudySync.Entertaining movie or audio readings of the poem can maintain engagement and grab their attention

How can students benefit from studysync?

students can engage  deeply and intuitively through multi-media, peer reviews focused on the Common Core Standards and reach  immersive text selections. At the end they will be motivated with highly developed conceptual understanding and a mastery of essential reading, writing, and critical thinking skills.

Traditional and contemporary texts with dynamic multimedia features support learners at all levels. StudySync library items, writing prompts, and lessons  also help students Common Core Standards,allow easily to assign lessons based on specific standards.

Some features of StudySync:

  • Extensive Digital Library
  • Weekly Writing Practice

  • Online Writing and Peer Review

  • Common Core Assignments & Assessments

  • Award-Winning Multimedia Lessons

  • Flexible Instructional Models

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ZAPTİON: Interactive Instruction

WHAT İS ZAPTİON AND HOW WE CAN USE İT FOR EDUCATİON AS A TEACHER?

 

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Zaption can be thought as an interactive platform for both teachers and students .There can  uploaded videos ,completed with quizzes and occurred discussion. İt is free .Below, you can see  some tools of zaption and you can have an ıdea about it

Zaption may be used for  classroom discussion experiences and it could also be used for creating “flipped lessons”.Besides,  Zaption amplifies a teacher’s ability to utilize video content to meet learning objectives.  multiple choice or free response questions can be used by teachers.İn this way, teachers can track student reponses and also they can evaluate learning efficacy.Furthermore, in this way passive learning can  turn to active learning. Zaption helps learners focus on what is important and  provide deeper understanding .Teachers and students  can uses options of authoring tools and every body can find  online videos quickly from youtube.İn addition private library can be created and texts,images ,discussions  and questions can be put there effecting and engaging video lessons  and they can be shared .Also, it provides detail information and datas of individual or groups.To sum up , zaption can be used for project launches, activities,visual quizzes,scaffolding,literature analysis ,reflective practices, unit review and presentation feedback.

Zaption may be use to engage student in this ways :

  • augmenting face-to-face instruction
  • enhancing blended classes
  • use in flipped classrooms
  • use with online learning
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Teachers will find that students are really engaged — it’s great that they are not just watching videos passively.

Jennifer Lee,Bulldog Tech Middle School

 

On the other hand, when we look general properties of zaption:

  • Discovering

Find high quality videos on any topic. Browse our gallery for great ready-to-use lessons.

  • Customizing

Add images, text, and questions to any online video, creating interactive lessons that meet your students’ needs.

  • Sharing

Share video lessons with a simple link, or embed directly in your LMS, blog, or website.

  • Tracking

Get actionable data on personal responses from students and groups. Instantly measure understanding and differentiate instruction.

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The Flipped Classroom

What is flipped classroom?

Flipped classroom is that traditional teaching methods  turns student center learnind and also  shifting  from passive to active learning. Also ,when you see the pictures you can see images are inverted since instead of teacher base, student base is taken consideration

What are the properties of this classroom?

Flipped classroom is

  •  students take responsibility for their own learning.
  •  teacher is as a guider and not center of learning
  •  students can see  curriculum and lessons  that are always available for review or remediation.
  •  a personalized education can be get
  •  better student teacher interaction can be seen
  •  present  a variety of formats to suit different learner styles and multimodal learning (e.g. text, videos, audio, multimedia)
  • Absent students can catch up easier
  • help students to use technology efficiently
How flipped classroom help students?

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in this class, instructions are delivered  online  outside of class or moving the lecture out of class can be said. For example,  students watch   a video lecture at home on their own time.Therfore, activities, problems, workshops and labs can be done in classroom.

İn traditional classroom teachers can not have time to do them.Also , it provides  students with individual attention.Some students can not understan while listening teacher.On the other han some of them can understan.This classroom help students engage in their learning.Also, parents can control what he7she learn in next lesson or what is thought.İt is  especially beneficial for students since they can have knowledge about lesson before thet come classroom.By this way, they can make more practices and they can make their homeworks in classroom.İnstead of memorizing, they can understand better via more practices since they will have time to make practices  or activities

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BOOKTRACT CLASSROOM

WHAT İS BOOKTRACT CLASROOM?

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Booktrack is a new platform for students  and  a free web application that student can reach syncs digital books to audio and  can read stories and texts accompanied by a movie-style soundtrack .

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Students can use this tool in  different ways.For example, they can read stories, eBooks , poems and other texts that are associated with a ‘movie-style’ soundtrack or booktracts can created by using their own writing or works. Also they can reach book soundtracks with access to over 20,000 high quality music and audio tracks and it is also free  students or teachers do not need to pay money .On the other hand , this technology help students to improve their literacy through technology. İn addition  reading and writing abilities of students can be improved via book tract  with a fun.Furthermore  ,  free lesson plans for students at many levels, covering a variety of subjects and learning outcomes can be constructed .

Using Booktrack, my students bring their reading and writing to life with resounding success!   Kate Baker, 9th grade English teacher, NJquote

Booktrack can be used in a variety of ways to engage with students. Here are just a few examples:

  • Narrative Writing – Students add music and audio to their original stories.
  • Informative and Explanatory Writing – Students compose essays and articles selecting suitable audio to accompany their text.
  • Literature Study – Students gain insight and increased understanding of the text by creating their own soundtracks for novels, stories, and plays they are reading in class.
  • Read-Alouds – Teacher and student led read-alouds are enhanced through the addition of sound and music to the chapter or act being presented.

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