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A selection of Tools for Student and Teachers

A selection of Tools for Student and Teachers

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  • 1. Tools to aid communication & collaborationExploring Possible ICT Tools When Working with Colleagues and Students in the School EnvironmentDr. Peter Carey, Learning and Teaching Consultant, Catholic Education Office of WAPresentation, Primary and Learning Conference, Convention Centre, Perth, July 31st 2012
  • 2. Today’s SessionThis presentation is a conversation on possible uses ofmobile and web based digital technologies and isprimarily intended as an opportunity, to identify anddiscuss with you, types of contemporary tools andspaces that might be appropriate in conducting yourcore business, in networking with colleagues and in yourwork with students.
  • 3. Background: Australian Curriculum PhasesThree Phase Implementation Process: Phase 1 Phase 2 Phase 3 2012 - 2015 2013 - 2016 2014 - ? Health and English Geography Physical Education Mathematics Languages Technologies Economics, Busin Science ess, Civics and The Arts Citizenship Underpinned by the General Capabilities & Cross Curriculum Priorities History “Identified in the content of the learning areas”
  • 4. Information & Communication Technologies is a: Field of Study in its own right, with distinctive career pathways (one of the eight Learning Areas) … General Capability- a tool to provide opportunities where safe and appropriate, to add depth and richness to student learning- create, connect, collaborate, share, learn …
  • 5. The ICT General Capability “is a key dimension of the Australian Curriculum, and should be addressed in the content of the learning areas” (MCEETYA, 2008). … “it should underpin and inform our learning and teaching and should be explicit and clearly identified within the learning areas (ACARA, 2011).References:The Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young AustraliansThe Shape of the Australian Curriculum
  • 6. What are the General Capabilities? The Australian Curriculum is underpinned by seven (7) General Capabilities. These are: • Literacy • Numeracy • Information and communication technology capability * • Critical and creative thinking • Ethical behaviour • Personal and social capability • Intercultural understanding.* Specifically use ICT as a tool to connect, create, collaborate, share, learn ...
  • 7. General CapabilitiesThe Capabilitiesare identified bythese symbols inthe AustralianCurriculumsubjects.
  • 8. The ICT General Capability in the Learning AreasIn the Australian Curriculum, the ICT General Capability isidentified where they offer opportunities to add depth andrichness to student learning in content elaborations.
  • 9. Australian Curriculum: ICT General CapabilityThe Melbourne Declaration on theEducational Goals for Young Australians“students need the knowledge, skills andconfidence to make ICT work for them atschool, at home, at work and in theircommunities” (MCEETYA, 2008) .The Australian CurriculumThe ICT General Capability is, a key dimensionof the Australian Curriculum and plays asignificant role in realising the goals set out in theMelbourne Declaration “that all young people inAustralia should be supported to becomesuccessful learners, confident and creativeindividuals, and active and informed”.ACARAIt is the responsibility of all teachers, to assiststudents to develop the ICT capability as afoundation for their future learning, growthand active participation in the Australiancommunity”.
  • 10. Resource Support – CNA Scootle Go to ID: <surname.firstname> Password: <your CathEdNet email password>Another Resource – “Foundation to 10 ICT across four Domains” Bitly to shorten a link
  • 11. Resource: APPITIC.Com http://www.appitic.comFurther App Ideas:
  • 12. iPad/Android Management ToolsEnables Anytime, Anywhere learning:• the ability to check anytime, anywhere your calendar, contacts … send an email, connect to the internet … locate a map, take multi-modal notes, refer to research, produce a podcast, take photos …
  • 13. Uses: discuss a new idea? take notes? give feedback? Online Noticeboards voice opinions, provide resources, notices and/or memos? … Wallwisher Lino Writeboard Online Noticeboards These are online web sticky note services that can be used to post: memos,to-do lists, ideas, video, documents and photos to support clients anywhere on an online web canvas. You Tube Video Demonstration videos: Lino: a You Tube Video: Wallwisher a You Tube Video: Writeboard example: CDAAWACountryNetwork Password: 1334
  • 14. AnswerGarden
  • 15. How to Install the Scoop IT Bookmarklet!To install the bookmarklet, go to and follow theinstructions; it’s a simple dragand drop of the button to yourbookmark bar (not the browsertoolbar).
  • 16. RESOURCE ORGANISATION …KNOWLEDGE SHARINGe.g. LiveBinders is a way to gather all your knowledge, whether it is website links or files, all into one place. Download the free Livebinder App Tutorial:
  • 17. WordleWordle - is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greaterprominence to words that appear more frequently in your source text. You can tweak yourclouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle areyours to use however you like. Examples:
  • 18. Tagxedo• Many of you have played with Wordle ( to make word clouds. If you haven’t seen this yet, do yourself a favour and check out Tagxedo (, it takes Word Clouds to a whole new level.
  • 19. ONLINE BOOKMARKING SymbalooNo App for iPad but save on the iPad as a Home Screen App from your Safari browserAnother popular online Bookmarking site:
  • 20. Private Practice: publishing events, organising resources Clients: brainstorming interest, hobbies, strengths, weaknesses, setting goals Colleagues: Sharing ideas, resources SPIDERSCRIBE is an online mind mapping and brainstorming tool. It lets you organize your ideas by connecting notes, files, calendar events, etc You can collaborate and share those maps online! Example: iPad Apps … try e.g. iThoughts HD, Popplet Lite or Idea Sketch from the Apps Store Poppett
  • 21. Stiky- create and shareIf you like Spiderscribe, Wallwisher and Linoit you willlove "Stiky” … http://www.stixy.comUse Stixy at work- Upload your work, addcomments, share files, and more. Invite your co-workers and start collaboratingALSO- brainstorm and mind map online online with Easily create colorful mindmaps toprint or share with others. Almost no learning curve.
  • 22. BITLY want to shorten a link? e.g. a Google Doc url
  • 23. PearltreesDownload the freePearltrees App
  • 24. SlideShare• Offers users the ability to upload and share publicly or privately PowerPoint presentations, Word documents and Adobe PDF Portfolios.
  • 25. SlideShare
  • 26. Slide2Learn …
  • 27. WordPress- Free Blogging Toolhttp://www.wordpress.comExample:
  • 28. REAL TIME CHAT & INFORMATION SHARING TOOLS Stinto – online Chat No App for iPad but save on the iPad as a Home Screen App from your Safari browser Paperplane Notes You can use “Paperplane Notes”, an App (Wifi access) on an iPad to collect on-the- spot feedback from any individual participating in e.g. seminar or workshop. Share notes with other people on the same network.
  • 29. Education Eye: Mapping Resources on the Web
  • 30. Pocket (Formerly Read It Later)A Top 10 App used by 4 million people worldwide. Use Pocket when you find something on the web that you want to view later, put it in Pocket … an interesting article, video or web page It automatically syncs to your phone, tablet, or computer so you can view it any time, even without an internet connection. Once it’s in Pocket, it’s on your phone, tablet, or computer.Add the Pocket App to your tablet e.g. (iPad) … then sendarticles, a videos, docs, or an audio to the App via the web oremail:
  • 31. Add Resources via the Web to your Pocket App
  • 32. QuickTime and iMovie TutorialLearn how to create your own tutorial using QuickTime player and iMovie. It is easy to createand only takes a few minutes. This tutorial covers the very basics of using the applications andproduced by Eden Carey <>QuickTime Player Tutorial
  • 33. Add Resources from your iPad/iPhone browser via email toyour Pocket App. Email to
  • 34. A Whiteboard App for iPads and Android TabletsSyncSpaceUse to create drawings anddocuments on your tablet. Youcan create usingdrawing, typing tools ...send to, and sync with otherusers so that they cancomment and edit your work.
  • 35. Other FREE Collaboration ToolsEducreationse.g. of a completed product
  • 36. Educreations App Collaboration Tools
  • 37. Educreations App from the App Store: FinishedProducts
  • 38. Try Apps: Showme, Sonic Pics & Explain Everything ShowMe - The Online Learning Community ShowMe is an open online learning community where anyone can learn and teach any topic. SonicPics - Give Voice To Your Pictures SonicPics is a very easy to use tool for turning your images into custom slideshow movies that you can share with your friends online! SonicPics lets ... Explain Everything An iPad Application that lets you Explain Everything.
  • 39. Some Reference Sites - Web or Mobile Apps * ITunes U – Web or Mobile App Apple - iTunes U - Learn anything, anywhere, anytime. iTunes U gives educators an easy way to design complete courses with audio, video, and other content and distribute them through the new iTunes U app. * TED – Web or Mobile App Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world Use engaging videos to create customized lessons. You can use, tweak, or completely redo any lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on any video from YouTube. * Khan Academy – Web or Mobile App With a library of over 3000 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice.
  • 40. Find like Apps e.g. LinkedIn» Check out App:The Discovr series of mobile apps helps youfind new apps, new music, and new movies. Discovr App
  • 41. Posterous Spaces space to share photos, video, documents … blog (post commentsand reply) … free … secure … good for group collaborative work …
  • 42. Adding to PosterousYou can post to your Space via the web, email or your iPhone or Android apps.
  • 43. iTranslate Example
  • 44. CREATE A ROOM - to talk … listen …make comments, ask questions, andaddress client needs
  • 45. New iTranslate - Voice Provides Real-TimeTranslation Between Languages • The app allows users to speak another language, voice to voice, automatically. • The top feature that sets iTranslate Voice apart is its voice recognition ability It’s a great app, and I would definitely recommend it to everyone from the world traveller to someone who is trying to learn a different language.
  • 46. Dropbox- online storageUse “Dropbox” (wifi or internet enabled access to store presentationsor documents and get access via any computer or mobile device onthe go- anytime, anywhere. Go to: http://www.dropbox.comExample: an alternative Applicatio/App for Pc/Mac … iOS or Android
  • 47. Use ftp protocols to upload files to your storage space/wwwe.g. FileZilla for Mac or PCs – free client download at
  • 48. iSkysoft …• Video Converter for Mac for PCConvert video likeMKV, MP4, AVI, MTS, FLV, WMV, MPEG, MOV, etc. withperfect outputquality and high conversion speed.• iSkysoft iTube Studio for MaciTube Studio enables you todownload web video from YouTube andother video-sharing sites and convert thedownloaded videos to MP4, MOV, FLV, AVI and more. 
Alsoconvert video to optimized preset formats to fitiPhone, iPod, iPad, PSP, mobile phones
  • 49. Box - Content Sharing PlatformShare … Access by sending an email invitation or sending a url link Make comments … reply
  • 50. Box – Inviting CollaborationInvite Collaboration by Sending the URL or via email invitation
  • 51. UDEMY- Create a Course – Browse a Course
  • 52. UDEMY- Create a Course (Free)
  • 53. A Whiteboard App for iPads and Android TabletsSyncSpaceUse to create drawings anddocuments on your tablet. Youcan create usingdrawing, typing tools ...send to, and sync with otherusers so that they cancomment and edit your work.
  • 54. WEEBLY FREE ONLINE WEBSITE CREATOR …EASY AS DROP AND DRAGUse for marketing your practice;as a client eportfolio or marketingto prospectus employers e.g.
  • 56. Download online Videos
  • 57. Hyperlink or Embed a Video Provide a hyperlink or Embed a Video in a wiki, blog …
  • 58. the dotEPUB icon to your web BookmarksToolbar. Go to a web article you want to convert to an epub. Click on the dotEPUB icon. It will convert and save the article as an epub. Transfer the epub file to your iPad via email
  • 59. CONVERTED EPUB TRANSFERRED TO IPAD “IBOOKS” APPSUMMARYGo to a URL – click the dotEPUB icon on the Bookmarks Toolbar – an .epub file will becreated - send the .epub file via email to your iPad- open the email on your iPad and clickon .epub file to transfer to your iBooks App.
  • 60. VIDEO: e.g. iMovie App, Video App on iPad, Flip Mino, iPhone …Create a video toaggregate highquality K-12 content:Videos can be embedded inpresentations (like this) ortransferred to the web e.g. YouTube, or other software protocolse.g. “Creative Book Builder” or“iBook Author”. Produced using iTimelapse… Three easy stepsSome useful free Mobile Apps: Step 1: add photos Step 2: add music or voiceVideolicious and iTimelapse. Step 3: save and transfer via e.g. Dropbox
  • 61. Try Productivity Tools - Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Quick Office Garage band and Evernote Quick Office Garage band Evernote Office Products Music Production Multi Modal Notes Pages Numbers Word Processing Spreadsheets Available as iPad Apps and/or Mac software applications: Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Quick Office Garageband and Evernote (Mac and or PC) Download Evernote Installers
  • 62. Evernote Sync note from email A new Note Include text, voice, photos , video, documents …
  • 63. Surveys SURVEY MONKEY- Free online survey software & questionnaire tool: OR OBSURVEY http://www.obsurvey.com18 Survey & Poll Apps:Polldaddy, SurveyMonkey, Zoomerang, Wufoo, eSurveysPro, Pollcode, ConstantContact, Acepolls, Twiigs, MicroPoll, 99Polls, SurveyGizmo, FreeOnlineSurveys, Mineful, Checkbox, GetResponse, Inquisite, LimeSurvey
  • 64. Skype and FaceTime You can utilise “Skype” (wifi or internet enabled access) or iPad free App “FaceTime” (wifi access) with clients who are physically located elsewhere to bring in expertise or Q&A Use to communicate and collaborate with: e.g. Colleagues: to discuss issues, assist with problems raised that need attention during a session with a client {concur with another peer}. e.g. Clients: mentoring and coaching tool for keeping in contact with clients, particularly regional and remote clients.
  • 65. Social NetworkingWhat about Social Media Sites tonetwork, market yourself, problem solve, share ideas andresources, get recommendations, get know! LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook etc
  • 66. Manage your Professional IdentitySocial Media can assist build and engage with your professional network, gain access to knowledge, insights and opportunities. Social media is also said to reduce marketing costs, generate qualified leads and increase website traffic?
  • 67. Using iBooks Author Click above to start video iBooks Author allows anyone to create Multi-Touch books for the iPad. Withgalleries, video, interactive diagrams, 3D objects, and more bringing content to life in ways the printed page. EXAMPLE:
  • 68. Produce iBooks and/or ePubs Use: e.g. Produce your own personalised iBook or ePub to summarise a session/work with your client or class. Tutorial Use App tools e.g. Creative Book Builder, Book Creator, or Macsoftware applications e.g. Pages, iBooks Author, Windows, Mac and Android e.g. Desktop Author
  • 69. Google Drive is everywhere you are—on the web, in your home, at theoffice and on the go. So wherever youare, your stuff is just...there. Ready togo, ready to share … 5 GB free. Google Drive AppGoogle Drive is available for: PC and Mac Chrome OS iPhone and iPad Video: Google Docs to Google Drive Android devices
  • 70. Collaborate withGoogle DocsSimultaneous edits on one single document. Nomore waiting your turn or managing multipleversions. Google Docs - Onlinedocuments, spreadsheets, presentations andforms. and share your work online and access yourdocuments from anywhere. Managedocuments, spreadsheets, presentations, surveys,and more all in one . It’s about team work, and co-authoring.
  • 71. PREZI – ONLINE PRESENTATIONS e.g. CNA Educational Services Briefing Password: CNApreziPrezi is a cloud-based presentation software that has a zoomable canvas allowing a person to create online visually captivating presentations.