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.

Great Resources and Lessons for Teaching Physics for Kids

December, 2014 Physics 4 Kids is a great resource packed full of basic lessons covering different key concepts of physics. You can use this resource to expand students knowledge of physics and to... more

You Can Now Create Educational Games for Students on Android

December, 2014 The popular iPad game developer app TinyTap is now available on Android. TinyTap is a very good app for creating educational games based on pictures. You can either upload your... more

3 Good Apps to Easily Edit Videos on Chromebooks

December, 2014 Below are some useful apps for creating and editing videos on Chromebooks. These tools are very simple and easy to use and students will definitely enjoy working on them. They can use... more

A Very Useful Tool to Create Educational Animated Videos on Google Drive

December 21, 2014 PowToon is a very powerful web app which you can use on Google Drive to create beautiful animated videos and presentations. PowToon provides you with all the necessary animation... more

Great Educational Web Tools for Paperless Classrooms

December 20, 2014 Few classrooms are entirely digital or paperless, though more and more are striving towards a middle-ground that can replace some of the workflow tedium with technology while... more

The 11 Most Important Google Drive Updates in 2014

December 20, 2014 Throughout this year Google Drive has been continuously releasing interesting updates to enhance the performance of its services namely Docs, Sheets, Slides and Forms. Below is a... more

A Comprehensive List of Educational iPad Apps for Autistic Learners

December, 2014 Here is a very good resource of apps specifically curated for autistic learners. This is a spreadsheet created by a parent, an autistic adult and an SLP and features a very big... more

The 20 Most Popular TED Talks in 2014

December 19, 2014 After releasing TED in Ideas a few days ago, TED shared today its selection of the most popular talks of 2014. Some of the talks featured here were also part of an earlier list I... more

A Good Chart Featuring Over 50 Educational Encyclopedias

December 19, 2014 So what other online encyclopedias do you know besides the popular Wikipedia? Chances are some few titles are popping up in your mind right now. In fact there are dozens of very... more

TED Released It's Year In Ideas Compilation

December 18, 2014 Year in Ideas is a new release from TED that highlights some of the powerful ideas TED speakers covered in their talks during this year.The short 8-minutes video below contains... more

The 5 Best TED Talks for Teachers

December 18, 2014 TED talks are invaluable resources for teachers professional development. They cover a wide variety of education related topics and provide a very good source of inspiration for... more

Over 50 Academic Search Engines and Databases for Educators and Researchers

December 18, 2014 Wikipedia has this comprehensive list of major academic databases and search engines. This list has over 50 titles neatly organized based on the discipline they target. From... more

Personal Learning Networks: A Short Guide for Teachers and Euducators

December 18, 2014 A Personal Learning Network ( PLN ) is a way, a process, a network of interrelated connections you make for the purposes of discovering, collaborating and sharing ideas and... more

An Excellent Tool to Create Video Mash-ups in Class

December, 2014 Weavly EDU is a very good  web tool that students can use to create video mash-ups. These mash-ups could include both audio and video clips taken from popular multimedia sites... more

Critical Thinking Questions Students Should Be Able to Ask

December 18, 2014 As I argued in an earlier post titled ”Critical Thinking Questions Based on Bloom's Taxonomy”, questioning is the key to critical thinking and through questions students  get... more

Haiku Deck's Premium Presentation Templates Are Now Free

December, 2014 I just learned through Tony Vincent that the popular presentation tool Haiku Deck is now offering its premium presentation templates for free. This offer is only valid through the... more

A Great Web Tool for Creating Multimedia Textbooks

December 17, 2014 CK-12 is a great platform that provides high quality curated STEM content for teachers and students. Its library has over 5000 math and science materials ideal to use in class.... more

5 Tips to Beat Procrastination

December 17, 2014 Procrastination is one of the social evils that has always accompanied us since the dawn of time.Some people crave procrastination and think they can do better when they delay tasks... more

Google Released The Most Popular Apps, Games and Books in 2014.

December 16, 2014 Below is a visual released a few days ago by Google in which it featured some of the most popular games, movies, music, news and books of 2014. In the education section, Duolingo... more

Bloom's Critical Thinking Questions to Use in Class

December, 2014 Critical thinking is an essential skill in the cognitive development of students. It is probably the number one skill teachers would mention when asked about the skills they target in... more