Ideas for Educators & Parents

Gavin McCormack posted the following ideas for learning tools that will help students learn at home during this time of isolation and social distancing.

Albert – an instructional companion that personalized and accelerates learning.

Alchemist – offers interesting chemistry resources.

AmazingPeopleSchools – a perfect too for students to strengthen their character and work on their wellbeing. It includes lessons, teacher guides and relevant assemblies to help schools navigate current challenges.

Amaze – provide young adolescents around the globe with medically accurate, age-appropriate, affirming, and honest sex education they can access directly online – regardless of where they live or what school they attend.

Bark – monitors school-issued G Suite and Office 365 accounts for signs of digital dangers including cyber bullying, threats of violence, suicidal ideation, online predators.

Bedrock Vocabulary – broad, rich vocabulary and reading programme, keeping students reading during absence from school and focusing on crucial Tier 2 academic vocabulary that can be applied right across the curriculum.

Beluga – an online platform connecting classrooms around the world focused on creating cultural bridges through everyday communication and collaboration.

Book Creator – a simple tool for creating awesome digital books. Create your own teaching resources or have your students take the reins. Combine text, images, audio and video to creat: Interactive stories. Digital portfolios.

BrainPop – helps teachers keep track of learning, allowing them to see quiz results, do class-wide analysis, and provide feedback on learning. It also provides access to the Quiz Mixer, a custom assessment creator.

Britannica School – a citadel, online learning resource trust by teachers and pupils – the information in Britannica School is aligned to the national curriculum, updated daily and spans a range of media, including video, images and studios content. Curated and checked by professional editors, it is the must-have learning and teaching digital resource.

Buncee – a creation and presentation tool for students and educators to create interactive classroom content, allowing learners of all ages to visualize concepts and communicate creatively.

Engage – creates learning experiences that build confidence and momentum toward the future students want. Serving the higher education, K – 12 professional, library and workforce training markets worldwide.

Cisco WebEx – a cloud-based Web and video conferencing service that enables global and virtual teams to collaborate on mobile devices and standards-based video systems in real time.

Clan beat – allows teachers to compose content in text, video, or picture format. Push it out to your selected audience and get overview of the engagement and live feedback. Use it for creating individual learning experiences or overall communication on must have to-do’s that need to reach everyone in your group.

ClassHook – help teachers facilitate discussions using educational clips from popular TV shows and movies.

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