Presentation tools

Getting to Know MentorMob (now called LessonPaths) for Teaching and Learning

December 10, 2013

This Free Web Content Curation and “Learning Playlist” Tool is Becoming More Popular Every Day. Have you Created a Learning Playlist on MentorMob yet? News Flash: MentorMob renamed themselves “LessonPaths” in late 2013! – KW 1/7/14 I’ve had a few students in my 4 Week Online Flipped Class Workshops use MentorMob as their content delivery […]

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Student Created Content is an Exciting and Inspiring Learning Tool that Teaches Many Skills

November 19, 2013

The Possibilities for Student Created Content to Play a Powerful Role in Education have Never Been Greater This last Friday and Saturday at the Teaching and Learning with the iPad Conference, I had the distinct pleasure of watching students at different grade levels present multiple types of media that they created. It was one of […]

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Movenote – Another Easy Free Tool for Creating Digital Learning Content

November 12, 2013

Here’s another wonderful, easy to use app that makes it easy for teachers to create content for digital learning or let students create content! In the last few weeks, we’ve featured a few great free web tools that make it easy to take existing digital content and create a richer presentation that can be delivered […]

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Create Digital Learning Content By Easily Combining Parts of One or More Videos with Images, Text, and Audio Using Metta

October 27, 2013

Create Sophisticated Unique Digital Learning Content With Ease Using This Powerful Free Multimedia Tool What Is Metta? Metta ( is a digital storytelling tool that allows you to create lessons using audio, videos, and images from your computer or from the web. It is a great online app for creating short flipped or blended lessons […]

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Tackk – An Easy Free Tool for Creating Digital Assignments, Blended or Flipped Content

October 17, 2013

The variety of free applications for creating tweaked digital content that can be great for lessons keeps proliferating – here’s yet another cool free tool! I just learned about this free app, another easy tool for creating digital assignments … homework, flipped class content, blended learning lesson material, etc. (of course, the flip is really […]

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Flipping the iPad Enabled Classrom (Part 2 of 2)

October 13, 2013

Part 2 of our Look at the Intersection of Flipped Instruction and iPad Programs in our Schools In response to growing interest and inquiries regarding flipping the iPad equipped classroom, I have begun considering the many ways in which the popular tablet’s unique capabilities and myriad applications can play a role in flipped teaching and […]

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Flipping the iPad Enabled Classroom (Part 1 of 2)

October 6, 2013

Schools with iPads Programs are Flipping the Classroom too! The Flipped Classroom doesn’t necessarily require any special technology in the classroom – but it does require students to be able to consume digital learning content outside of class. One of the factors that propelled the iPad to the level of popularity it enjoys today is […]

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Announcing the Flipped Classroom Workshop in a Book!

September 7, 2013

This new eBook is just what educators need to create a personalized plan for implementing flipped instruction at the pace of their choosing. Since 2011, I have been working to raise awareness of flipped instruction tools and techniques, and introducing the concept to educators across the world. In addition to articles here on EmergingEdTech, I […]

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Flipped Classroom Panel Discussion Provides Rich Insights into a Powerful Teaching Technique

June 16, 2013

Thanks to McGraw-Hill for coordinating this great streamed panel discussion about ‘the flip’ On this past Thursday, I had the pleasure and privilege of moderating an online panel discussion with three college professors who have flipped their classrooms. This discussion was arranged by McGraw-Hill and featured Dr. Danae Quirk-Dorr of Minnesota State University, Jeff Anderson […]

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5 Great Tools for Creating Your Own Educational Infographics

May 15, 2013

These fun, mostly free tools can help educators easily create their own Infographics, and bring a very modern twist to instruction. “A picture is worth thousand words”. That is what infographics do. They convey a wealth of information in a largely graphical format. They can help communicate visually even the most complex concepts in a […]

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