Pinterest, the social network that allows users to “pin” content to their online bulletin boards, can be used in a variety of ways in education. Take a look and try some of them yourself.
Using flashcards is a popular way to learn new terms or a foreign language. By reviewing your set of of cards over and over again, the information becomes ingrained in your memory so you won’t forget it.
Here are 6 online flashcard-creation tools that let you create your own flashcards, or learn a pre-existing set of cards:
Are your online students getting lost trying to figure out which assignments to do first, and how the different parts of the course material relate to each other?
Consider creating a learning map to help your students feel grounded as they move through the course material. Learning maps are a great way to help students focus and remember what they learned.
Want to prevent the “zone out” effect for students watching your video lectures online?
Try using eduCanon to keep your students awake and actively engaged. eduCanon is an online tool that allows professors to easily add questions at key points during video lectures. Simply upload a screencast, YouTube video, or Vimeo video to the eduCanon site, and choose where you want to insert the questions.
32 Ways to Use Google Apps in the Classroom by Google Enterprise, as part of the Google Apps for Education Professional Development webinar series.