EdTech Weekly Digest - 1 (November 2014)

EdTech Weekly Digest - 1 (November 2014)

Hello folks! It's good to be back here at edtechreview.in. This week I got the chance to meet some influential people from education industry. You will get insight from those soon. This week I will be touching the following topics in this digest with some great infographics covered this week.

Why is the Maker Movement Important? + Great Tools and Resources

No one will disagree to the fact that kids have unlimited imagination capacity. We all know that children are creative and have great imagination power and if guided, they can do wonders. But sometimes, as children grow, they lose their creative desire. Therefore, since beginning we should start engaging them into creative and innovative activities. Embracing the Maker Movement is one of such activity.

[Infographic] Free & Useful YouTube Tools

The majority of YouTube video creators upload a video and then cross their fingers that it will hit the right audience, perhaps even crossing over into that elusive space of viral videos. But what these users don't realize is that there are a whole host of free tools available right in their YouTube accounts that can help increase their chances of success. Check out the newest infographic from the YouTube Downloader team for an overview of all of these useful, yet often overlooked, free YouTube tools.

Boost your Teaching with These Online Courses - 10 Online Courses for Teachers

Boost your Teaching with These Online Courses - 10 Online Courses for Teachers.

The ultimate mind-mapping map course for education
Introduction to social media in education
Transforming education with Google Gmail and Calendar
Adult Education Essentials . . .

Engage Students With the Power of Public Radio!

Looking for something innovative but practical to try in your classroom? What about some great public radio stories that grab students’ attention? They can give a modern spin on a historical event or illustrate a real world application of a scientific concept.
They can be a new mode of delivery for informational “texts”. They can be a great example of spoken academic language.

Seven Safe Search Sites for Kids

Online search skills are very important for 21st century students but the problem is online safety. How can we guarantee safe online search to our kids as well as help them enhance their skills? The solution to this problem is a safe search site specially designed for the kids. Here is a list of seven safe search sites for kids. These websites are safe and reliable, specially designed for the children keeping safety issues in their mind.

About the Author
Author: Dr Rod BergerWebsite: http://www.mindrocketmediagroup.com/
Rod Berger, PsyD, is President and CEO of MindRocket Media Group serving the global education market. Dr. Berger has been a VP of Education for an edtech firm, Keynote Speaker, Brand Strategist and continues to teach college courses and each summer guests lectures at Vanderbilt University.

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