Glean is a new, free resource that aims to organize and catalogue the best video video lessons on the web. Currently they have an enormous collection of math and science lessons, organized by standards and indicators. In addition to making videos easier to find, Glean has a ton of other useful features as well.
eduCanon is a free service that is designed to help educators flip their classrooms by adding interactive questions to videos from YouTube, Vimeo, and Teacher Tube. It has a lot of potential to help teachers improve flipped lessons and it's incredibly easy to use. Let's take a closer look!
Adobe Ideas for the iPad is a free, vector-based drawing application that lets you easily create and share sketches. The app is an excellent resource for art classes, but I believe it has potential in other subject areas as well. Adobe Ideas has a simple interface that middle and high school students would have little problem with (even later elementary students would probably be fine).
Plus, it can be linked directly to any Adobe Creative Cloud accounts you may have. That being said, let's take a deeper look!
World Data Atlas from Knoema is a new, free application that provides quick access to country statistics. Perfect for a history or social studies class, the World Data Atlas is an easy to use tool that lets students explore an enormous variety of information about all the countries of the world. Let's take a look!
Stoodle is a new, free service that acts as a collaborative, virtual whiteboard. As the site says, "Someone knows what you need, someone needs what you know." It's an excellent way to connect learners with teachers (be they actual teachers or peers looking to share what they know). Let's check it out!
Gradeable is a new service that lets teachers digitally grade formative assessments, map student results to standards, and quickly analyze student data. Best of all, it's now completely free! It's a great service and definitely has potential for improving formative assessment. Let's check it out!
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