Category Archives: Classroom tools

Can music really help in learning?

Almost everyone is aware about awesome powers of music. There are tunes that can help an individual to change his or her mood in just few seconds. But certain researchers also claim that musical tunes can influence person’s learning capabilities. … Continue reading

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Is choosing the best LMS really difficult?

According to data released by research and advisory firm Bersin & Associates, companies in the United States spent around $1.8 billion on learning management systems (LMS) in 2013-2014. These systems are designed to assist school/ college kids as well as … Continue reading

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Is iPad really beneficial for school kids?

Technology never comes cheap, but tablet PCs can actually help parents by reducing annual educational expenditure for kids. The world is still confused about iPad’s merits and demerits as tool for education. One of the first five studies that tagged … Continue reading

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Gadgets are making learning easy for disabled children

According to data released by National Center for Learning Disabilities, five per cent of children in the United States are diagnosed with learning disabilities. Another fifteen per cent kids suffering from learning disabilities do not identify themselves. Fortunately,  gadgets are … Continue reading

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Gamification in Classroom – Learning Made Fun

Until a decade back, games and books were considered to be two exclusive parts of a student’s life. Games brought fun to the classroom while books bought seriousness and learning. With this defined distinction, integration of books and games seemed … Continue reading

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Must Try Apps for Middle School Students

Middle school is challenging! Right from leaving the elementary school environment to new range of subjects, middle school brings new opportunities, lessons and activities. Considered to be the transition between elementary and high school, middle school years are the years … Continue reading

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Alternatives to PowerPoint Research

Are you tired of the same old Powerpoints. Sure you are fellow techie. Here is a list of alternatives to use instead of Powerpoints. Zoho docs, The Free Plan, www.zoho.com Easy online document sharing & management • 5 GB of … Continue reading

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Notetaking app: Notability for iPad

Notability allows you to record writing and audio which can be used to demonstrate content processes, especially in math. Another cool thing is that you can save what you have recorded and forward it to an email, blog, or social … Continue reading

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Free Video Converter: Don’t Just Watch Listen to Youtube!

ListenToYouTube.com is the most easiest online application for converting YouTube flash video to MP3 audio. This service is fast, free, and requires no signup. All you need is a YouTube URL, and our software will transfer the video to our … Continue reading

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More teaching, less tech-ing: Google Developing Free LMS as Part of Apps for Education

Hey techie teachers, and lovers of education! Google is now taking applications for a limited preview of a new application called Google Classroom — a tool that brings learning management functionality to the Google Apps for Education suite. According to … Continue reading

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