Present and Discuss in Class with Google Presentations

Google Presentations in Class

Most educators who started teaching in Microsoft’s operating system in its heyday have all created more than their share of Powerpoints. For good reason too. They’re easy, there’s a wide variety of designs, animations, transitions, and it’s easy to embed a data chart in a slide of your choosing. Web 2.0 tools are changing the […]

6 of the Best Sites for Student Graphs and Charts

Student Graphs and Charts

There are hundreds of great sites out there that students can use to turn facts and figures into fantastic visuals for assignments or project work. Guide them towards one of these brilliant online tools to help them improve the presentation of their statistics and really boost their grades!     1. Many Eyes Without doubt one […]

6 Education SlideShares To Inspire, Improve And Innovate Your School

Education Slideshares

One of the things I love about the modern web is the willingness of talented people to share their amazing content for free. Online communities that encourage individuals to share their work in return for broad exposure and the respect and credibility that this builds. One of the strongest and most vibrant  communities fostering this […]

5 Awesome Prezis And 5 Ways To Use Them In Your Digital Classroom

Digital Classroom

I am just going to put it out there and say that Prezi is one of my all time favorite tools for work and for play. Simple, fun, free and with an endless number of uses in the digital classroom, the tool is now a favorite of many teachers around the globe. Being the most popular course on […]

Create Old Fashioned Slide Shows With Story Wheel

Story Wheel

Remember the magical days of slide nights? The click of the projector as each memory is loaded from the carousel? The yawns and drifting eyelids of unfortunate guests as the seventeenth set is slotted into place? OK, maybe for some of the young ones in the audience this not so much a memory, but a history lesson […]

12 Education TED Talks Not To Miss This Year

Education TED Talks

With TED announcing the lineup for 2012 last week, we now get a glimpse into what ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’ are in store this year. With some of the brilliant education TED talks last year such as “Gaming to re-engage boys in learning” and “A next-generation digital book“, it is very exciting to see how many […]

Top 10 Tips For Using Facebook In The Classroom

Facebook In The Classroom

As a special Christmas gift we are rewarding our Fractus Learning community with a FREE Prezi: “Top 10 Tips For Using Facebook In The Classroom”. Get great ideas to use with your class, or download and present it to staff that may be interested in Facebook for education. The Prezi provides an engaging walk-through of […]