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A free, adaptive math game for grades 1-8 that integrates Common Core math into a role-playing game using a Pokemon-style wizardry theme. Students complete math questions to level up (become more powerful) and ultimately defeat Prodigy Crios, Prodigy’s main antagonist.
Based on the student’s profile and an invisible diagnostic run during the preliminary tutorial, students are placed at a math level. As they play, question difficulty is increased or decreased depending upon their answers and facility with the skills. If a student struggles with a concept, following questions will backfill the necessary skills.
As the student works through the math problems, many lessons (but not all) include virtual manipulatives to help solve the problem: These include a speaker to say the question, a hint button to provide help, detail on the required skill, and a drawing tool to work through the answer. These encourage students to build their own problem solutions in a way that works for them rather than relying on a teacher or parent.
PixiClip provides a whiteboard space on which you can draw, upload images to mark-up, and type. While adding elements to your PixiClip whiteboard you can talk and or record a video of yourself talking. Recordings can be shared via social media, embedded into blog posts, or you could grab the link and include it on a webpage.
Padlet is a virtual wall that allows people to express their thoughts on a common topic easily. It works like an online sheet of paper where people can put any content (e.g. images, videos, documents, text) anywhere on the page, together with anyone, from any device.
Dotstorming allows users to create a space for people to post digital sticky notes. Those notes can contain text and or images. What makesDotstorming different is that once the notes are posted, people can vote for their favorite notes and the creator can restrict the number of votes that each person can cast. After the voting is completed, the notes can be sorted according to the number of votes they received.
Save time, engage students, and reinforce accountability using EDpuzzle to create track student understanding. EDpuzzle is an easy and effective way to deliver videos in the classroom. Video is no longer a passive experience, with EDpuzzle video comes to life with audio-notes and questions. An interactive and unique experience for students. Make any video a lesson.
KIDEOS is a safe place for kids to find and watch their favorite TV and movie characters online without their parents worrying that they may stumble upon inappropriate content. Each video has been screened by a team of parents and educators, although parents should still decide for themselves whether the age range for each video is appropriate for their kids. The videos can be found by age range (0–2 through 9–10), characters, or theme as well as by searching; videos can be shared with others.
VideoAnt is a web-based video annotation tool for mobile and desktop devices. Use VideoAnt to add annotations or comments to web-hosted videos. VideoAnt annotated videos are called “Ants.”
See many sides to the argument. Find your writing groove. Understand how lit and history are relevant today.
Shmoop's mission: To make learning and writing more fun and relevant for students in the digital age.
Write a catchy description to grab your audience's attention.
Credly is the universal way to recognize, share and celebrate achievement in any setting. Give and earn credit, credentials, or digital badges that matter. With Credly Integration enabled in BadgeOS, badges or achievements you create on your BadgeOS site can automatically be created on your Credly account. Credly badges are fully customizable badges tailored to each achievement.
Enhance classrooms. Enable discussions. Empower students. TodaysMeet gives everyone a voice.
Today's Meet helps you embrace the backchannel and connect with your audience in realtime.
Encourage the room to use the live stream to make comments, ask questions, and use that feedback to tailor your presentation, sharpen your points, and address audience needs.
Mashpedia is a Video-Encyclopedia. It blends together relevant sets of videos from Youtube with information from Wikipedia, creating an ideal audiovisual/text content rich-page for any topic. Mashpedia is an effective medium to find and explore online videos about almost any topic.
WatchKnowLearn has indexed approximately 50,000 educational videos, placing them into a directory of over 5,000 categories. The videos are available without any registration or fees to teachers in the classroom, as well as parents and students at home 24/7.
Blabberize is a very easy application that allows you to speak through a picture. Students can manipulate the picture to say what they want it to say. Teachers have used this resource for quick projects such as having students retell a story, book reviews, explain a math or science process, create biographies. The ideas are endless!
The ClassMarker online testing website is a professional, easy to use online quiz maker that marks your tests and quizzes for you. You simply create your quizzes and your learners take them online.
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