HLN 23: QR Codes for Learning!

November 23, 2011

            QR Codes for Learning! There are lots of QR Code generators; here are three of our favorites: Kaywa, Qurify, Delivr The following resources are also contained in this QR Code:           Introduction to QR Codes (Common Craft) QR Huh? What the heck is a QR […]

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HLN 22: Create Rubrics with Rubistar

November 16, 2011

        Create Rubrics with Rubistar Rubistar webpage Rubrix webpage The Rubric Builder webpage WayPoint Outcomes webpage The Rubric Library Other Resources/Ideas Mentioned in the Show Blind Men and the Elephant story (wikipedia describes the origins of various versions of the story) Competency Acquisition Model (conscious competence model)   How can you use […]

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HLN 21: Mindmapping with XMind

November 11, 2011

  Mindmapping with XMind : XMind website Overview of Xmind 2008 (video) XMind Demo: Basic Operations (Part 1 of 2), video 1:09 XMind Demo: Structures (Part 2 of 2), video 2:11   How can you use mindmapping tools to support learning? Leave us a comment and let us know!   Listen to this podcast (or […]

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HLN #20: Distraction Free Writing Tools

November 3, 2011

        Create a Distraction-Free Writing Environment : Text Editor Notepad on Macintosh and PC  Modifiy your word processor for a minimalistic format MS Word 2003 and 2011 (pc): Under the View menu, select Fullscreen MS Word 2007 (pc): Under the View menu, select View Fullscreen.In the upper, right corner, click on the […]

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HLN #19: Brainstorming, Processing And More With Wallwisher

October 27, 2011

    Wallwisher Resources: Wallwisher webpage A PDF Guide to Using Wallwisher, pdf document   How can you use Wallwisher to support learning? Leave us a comment and let us know!   Listen to this podcast (or right-click link and “save target as” to download mp3) Subscribe to this podcast via iTunes, RSS or email.

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HLN #18: OneNote to Organize and Keep Track of Everything

October 20, 2011

        OneNote Resources: OneNote Webpage OneNote Demo OneNote Blog OneNote on YouTube   How can you use OneNote (or Evernote) to support learning? Leave us a comment and let us know!   Listen to this podcast (or right-click link and “save target as” to download mp3) Subscribe to this podcast via iTunes, […]

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HLN #17: Wikis!

October 13, 2011

      Wiki Resources: Brief history of the first wiki (Wikipedia) Wiki’s in plain english video (Common Craft) WikiSpaces website, embeddable widgets, help specifically for educators, wikispaces for educators, 5 quick video tours/tutorials   Everything Wiki (wikis in education, corporate wikis, articles, examples, and lots more!) 50 Ways to Use Wiki’s for a More […]

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HLN 16: Presentations (and more) with Prezi

September 30, 2011

      Prezi Resources:  Prezi homepage (sign up and pricing.  And check out the sample Prezi’s!) Prezi’s wikipedia page The Prezi website also includes  tutorials (including how to “Prezify your Powerpoint presentations) and cheatsheets, as well as many ways to connect with the Prezi community. The Ultimate Guide to Prezi There are several Prezi […]

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HLN #15: Create Quizzes and Exercises with Hot Potatoes

September 24, 2011

Hot Potatoes Resources: Hot Potatoes homepage including downloads, tutorials in 18 languages, and example sites  5 instructional tutorials on creating quizes and exercises in Hot Potatoes (created by a professor at Western Illinois University (There are four other instructional videos available in this series listed on the right side of the webpage.)   Other Resouces […]

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HLN #14: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words with Snapashot

August 29, 2011

Snapashot Resources: Snapashot download from CNET   Listen to this podcast (or right-click link and “save target as” to download mp3) Subscribe to this podcast via iTunes or RSS

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