Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education.

11 Great Search Engines for Social Science Researchers

July 30, 2014 In today's post I am sharing with you some interesting search engines ideal for folks in engaged in social science research.Researchers working in the fields of psychology,... more

27 Strategies to Motivate Students in Class

July 30, 2014 Looking for ways to motivate your students? Mia from Anethicalisland has 27 strategies for you to use in class to get your students motivated.These strategies cover both types of... more

Google Hangout for Teachers- A Comprehensive Tutorial

July 29, 2014 Google Hangout is an excellent service  that enables both one-on-one  and group chats with up to ten people at a time.Google Hangouts are not all video based. You can hold a... more

This Is How to Create Videos in Google Drive

July 29, 2014 This week's tip for teachers is about creating videos in Google Drive. As you know, since the  time Google made it possible to integrate third party apps into Google Drive, there... more

8 Good TED Talks on The Origin of Ideas

July 29, 2014 Looking for some great TED talks to watch this weekend ? Here is a collection of 8 talks compiled by the folks in TED covering one single theme: the origin of ideas. Yes, this is the... more

A Great New Google Drive Cheat Sheet for Teachers

July 28, 2014 Here is a new excellent Google Drive cheat sheet created and shared by Shake Up Learning (one of my favourite blogs for Ed Tech). This cheat sheet is created after the latest updates to... more

ePortfolio Checklist for Teachers

July 28, 2014 Following the posting of ePortfolio Resources for Teachers somebody emailed me this visual  which I want you to check out as well. This visual created by Chelmick features 6... more

11 Amazing Evernote Features Every Teacher Should Know about

July 28, 2014 Evernote is a powerful note taking web tool and mobile app. It is definitely an elemental component of teachers workflow. I have been using it for a few years now and I just can't live... more

Interesting Visual- Teacher with Growth Mindset Vs Teachers with Fixed Mindset

July 28, 2014 The Educator and The Growth Mindset is the title of this nice visual created by Dr. Jackie Gerstein. This visual beautifully and succinctly captures the antagonistic thinking underlying... more

Great ePortfolio Resources for Teachers

July 28, 2014 With the massive uptake of web 2.0 technologies, the concept of portfolios has migrated to the cloud giving rise to what is now termed  electronic portfolios or ePortfolios for... more

Kahoot- Excellent Web Tool for Creating and delivering Quizzes and Surveys to Students

July 28, 2014 Kahoot is another great student response system that teachers can use to create and deliver quizzes and surveys to students. Kahoot provides a learning environment that is ideal for... more

9 Characteristics of A Leading Educator

July 28, 2014 A few days ago I came across a post published by Teachthought on the 9 roles for teachers that lead. This post was based on a book that has recently been published under the title "The... more

10 Great iPad Apps I use As A PhD Student

July 27, 2014 When I first bought my iPad a couple of years ago, I never surmised that I would be using it for anything else other than reading PDFs and  eBooks my Kindle App. Now that I am... more

Three Good Interactive Visuals on SMAR Model for Teachers

July, 2014 In today's post I am sharing with you three interactive visuals on SAMR model created on ThingLink. Besides providing iPad apps that fit in with each of the categories of SAMR:... more

Two Excellent Web Tools to Create Story Maps in Class

July 26, 2014 The two web tools I m sharing with you today are ideal for creating and sharing mapped stories. Students can use them in class to organize, narrate and present information through the... more

InfuseLearning- A Wonderful Student Response Tool

July 25, 2014 InfuseLearing is a great virtual learner response system. In a very basic level, InfuseLearning allows teachers to ask quick assessment questions to check for students understanding.... more

11 Great Apps to Enhance Your Evernote

July 25, 2014 Evernote is a powerful note taking web tool and mobile app. It is definitely an elemental component of teachers workflow. I have been using it for a few years now and I just can't live... more

The Best Tools and Apps for Flipped Learning Classroom

July 25, 2014 Following the posting of "Managing iPad Videos in Schools" somebody emailed me asking about some suggestions for tools and apps to create instructional videos to use in a flipped... more

Handy Google Drive Tip for Teachers- Moving Docs to Multiple Folders

July 25, 2014 Here is an excellent Google Drive tip I learned today from Shake Up Learning. As much as I love Google Drive and spend so much time discovering its hidden tricks and features I must say... more

A Must Have Resource for Finding Educational Sites, Apps and Services

July 24, 2014 Graphite is one of the amazing platforms that connects teachers with technology. Graphite is a free website from Common Sense Media that  provides reviews of the latest exciting... more