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Donna Hay at Clevedon TeachMeet

By March 9, 2011No Comments

Donna Hay introduced a range of tools which can be used as starters or small activities within the lesson.

Visuwords – online graphical dictionary showing derivatives of keywords. A fantastic mindmap connection layout all linking to just one word. 

Solvr – a way of getting students to collaboratively solve problems. A student can type in a problem, other students can access this problem (using an individual URL which is allocated to the specific problem) and add solutions to a list or comment on other solutions. (DO NOT CLICK ON THE RED CROSSES)

Zondle – Allows you to create quizzes and games, particularly useful for revision. Allows student to access a games once questions are answered correctly.

Finding stuff on Google – Advanced Search allows filtering by reading level

Wonder wheel – producing mindmaps within Google screen

Timeline – finding articles from particular dates, particularly useful for identifying trends.

Google squared labs – finding related information, shows as a grid allowing for overview and ordering.

WolframAlpha – answers questions itself (e.g. mathematical questions). Mark Anderson added that he has used this for researching food information.


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