· Personalized learning: Learning experiences are diverse and matched to the individual needs of students.
· Flexible learning environment- Multiple instructional delivery approaches that continuously optimize available resources in support of student learning.
· Individual mastery- Students advance based on demonstrated mastery.
Now, onwards to the tech snack!
Today’s tech snack may be found at the following url: http://en.educaplay.com/
What is it and how can I use it my classroom?
Educaplay is an online tool that lets you create many online educational multimedia activities. The site is free to use and eliminates the need for using different software programs to do different things. On educaply, you can create interactive maps, riddles, slide shows, fill in the blanks/crossword/word search puzzles, jumbled word/sentence activities, dictation, or you can create a collection of several of these based on a theme. You can also create matching games, online and video quizzes.
Once you have created your account, you click on the New Activity tab. Then pick what type of activity you want to create. After you pick the type of activity you want, simply fill in the required boxes and follow the instructions on the screen. When you are done, you will be given a link to your activity. Students do not need to log in to get to your activities. They only need the url. You only need to create a username and password if you are creating content.
There are many benefits to using this site with your students. Check out the graphics below for ideas and benefits.