Getting2know Knowmia by Linda Foulkes

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This is a presentation given as a webinar for SchoolNet on 20 Feb 2014. Knowmia is a high quality free tool which allows one to create student interactive assignments and video lessons.

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  • New Assignment Settings [answers after each question, or all questions and prevent students from altering answers before submittingReset option allows one to copy the assignment to another class without all the additional like sharing comments or student responses.You can intermingle your lessons with questions (open-ended or multiple choice) using the Assignment wizard. You get notified when students have completed an assignment, at which time you can provide them with feedback. They can respond back to you.
  • Getting2know Knowmia by Linda Foulkes

    1. 1. 1 Presenter: Linda Foulkes your classroom - increase Flip student engagement with this free quality tool by creating student interactive assignments and video lessons. Getting to know @folklind or folklind.wordpress.com
    2. 2. 2 So, what is flipped instruction?  Students watching a video ≠ flipped lesson  Interaction + assessment + feedback = flipped [in class or homework or tutorial]  Knowmia allows you to combine video lessons with assignments to develop a truly flipped approach to learning.
    3. 3. 3 Accessibility  iPAD  ANDROID  WINDOWS  MAC either as Knowmia website using any web browser OR download the Knowmia Teach App from the iTunes store for free via the Knowmia website using any web browser via the Knowmia website using any web browser via the Knowmia website or download the Knowmia Teach App from the iTunes store for free
    4. 4. 4 Benefits  Search using tags  Knowledge maps for Chemistry and Biology  Create Lessons  Share your lessons  Create Assignments  Assignment tracking  No inappropriate content or ads next to lesson
    5. 5. 5 Student Sign Up >13
    6. 6. 6 Student Options Create Lessons not mixed with Teacher created lessons Lessons are locked in lesson library – only those given protected link can view. Lessons expire after one month – but can download to computer or save to network
    7. 7. 7 Teacher Sign Up
    8. 8. 8 Lesson Searching using Tags
    9. 9. 9 No sign up required to Search
    10. 10. 10 Video Demo on Searching
    11. 11. 11 Knowledge Maps  Knowledge Map of lessons for Biology and Chemistry
    12. 12. 12 Creating a Lesson
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    14. 14. Knowmia Teach 14 Similar to ShowMe and Educreations, but with more options Knowmia Teach iPAD App – download here Whiteboard, Khan Academy style, 15 minutes video length at one time. Can use the iPad’s camera to record oneself whilst drawing on the whiteboard. The video camera appears in the top right corner of the screen so that the students can see you throughout the lesson. The app includes the option to import images, graphics and video from your iPad or Cloud storage to your lessons. You can draw free-hand on the whiteboard screen, type on the whiteboard screen, and insert pre-made shapes, and figures.
    15. 15. 15 KNOWMIA TEACH INTERFACE
    16. 16. 16 Exporting Video Lessons Unique format only for Knowmia site  File format is KTL  Save the exported lesson to a cloud storage service like Dropbox or Google Drive  Save the exported lesson locally on the iPad and the use iTunes to copy it from the iPad to your computer   Students – videos only kept for 1 month but can download to computer  Can download as an MP4 when viewing lesson
    17. 17. 17 Creating an Assignment  Automatic feedback to questions  Create collection of lessons, slides and questions  Add units of measurement to numeric questions  Assess students understanding  Monitor class activities in real time  Automatic scoring Keep track of student’s actions  Share assignments with other teachers  Powerful new assignment settings  Assignment Rules” for students   Recycle assignments with “Reset” option
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    20. 20. 20 Choose from Saved Lessons, Favourite Lessons or Your Lessons
    21. 21. 21 Question Types
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    23. 23. Bibliography and Resources 23 For Teachers:  Register for a free Teacher Account  Download our lesson creation iPad app, Knowmia Teach  Learn how to get started using Knowmia's tools  Build interactive assignments using the Assignment Wizard  Check out our support blog for tips & tricks on how to use Knowmia's tools  View our tutorial videos on how to use Knowmia Teach and read our how-to guide on creating video lessons For Students:  Register for a free Student Account  Download our lesson creation iPad app, Knowmia Teach  Learn more with the Student's Guide to Knowmia  Project-Based Learning for Students  View our tutorial videos on how to use Knowmia Teach and read our how-to guide on creating video lessons

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