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"Crowd annotation, made possible through our digital connectivity, has the potential to alter that. The margins of an online text or piece of media can be filled with insightful conversation by a community of readers, in a public space, often sparking side conversations that are complementary to the main text."Sometimes, these margin conversations lead readers to other documents, fulfilling in many ways the promise of the "web" of information that we share together, as a learning community.
"One easy tool to use for this is Google Slides. Many times we think of Slides as just a program for creating multimedia presentations. However, with just a few tricks you and your students can actually use Google Slides to make stop motion movies."
"It is hard to represent our spherical world on flat piece of paper. Every map projection introduces distortion, and each has its own set of problems.This app was created to help teachers show their students just how big the world actually is."
"This cute little tool helps you to keep your original idea alive, by providing suggestions that are closely linked to your first choice. It uses the range of methods such as suffixes, phonemes, and prefixes to name a few, in order come up with alternative name suggestions that usually end up being even better."
From CBC's Sunday Edition:
"Language is a living thing, and over the last decade or so, technology has been one of the main drivers of change in the English language. [...] The new radio doc by our in-house expert on all things cyber, high-tech, and ahead of the curve gives us a handy bluffer's guide to Tech Talk."
"My passion is demonstrating how the effective use of technology in the classroom can strengthen pedagogy and increase student engagement. Professional development topics include: technopedagogy, digital citizenship, 21st century skills, Critical thinking, GSuite and a broad range of contemporary applications, social media and mobile technologies."
"Picovico is a marvelous platform for you to create loads of different kinds videos. And by different kinds, we mean, you can explore your creativity and just make anything you want. This simple tool lets you seamlessly convert photos into videos without so much as having to open any complicated software. You just upload your photos, put captions, choose some music, and that's it, you're done. Your video is made."
"Even though I still prefer the old analog way, there are times (mostly on the bus or out on the porch or lying in bed) when I don't have a newspaper and a marker in front of me, so I've been experimenting with making them on my iPad."
"The perfect app for turning your iPad into a presentation tool is Stage: Interactive Whiteboard and Document Camera. It lets users switch from a white board, image background, and camera all while writing on the screen."