Tools For Virtual Classroom
Virtual classroom is a Web site that use educational programs to students in a modern and efficient way to gain new knowledge. We present some of the tools used in contemporary education.
Virtual classrooms does not intend to fully replace teachers but, as a learning environment created in the virtual digital space, improve teaching approach using different educational technologies, so that teachers and students can participate in the classes, which are spaced from one another, as well as to improve the quality and efficiency of education enabling collaborative educational process using information and communication technologies. Communication between teachers and students is a key element of the success of distance learning.
EduCanon (www.educanon.com) is an interesting and useful tool that allows the teacher to design new lessons using those that already exist on the Internet or make a video of the lessons that I have created, as well as to important positions raises questions that the student needs to respond. The tool allows the teacher to open the virtual classroom and enroll their students, create lessons with explanations and supporting test, as well as to monitor how students respond to questions. You can set two kinds of questions: multiple choice and fill in gaps, and also includes an editor for writing mathematical formulas. It turned out that the pupils very well accepted work in this classroom, and is the ideal tool for the so called. upside classroom (flipped classroom).
Another tool that can be used in the virtual classroom is Blubbr (www.blubbr.tv). It allows the teacher to create an interactive quiz on any YouTube video, but does not require the opening of a virtual classroom. The student looks set material and then answer the questions that the teacher asked at certain points during the recording. As soon as you answer the question, the student receives potvratnu information that you gave the correct answer.
VideoNotes (www.videonot.es) is a tool that enables notes while watching a video. On the left side of the screen can upload any video, and on the right is a notebook. The tool integrates with Google Drive account, which allows the student or the instructor’s notes shared with other students / teachers and permits to regulate all the common notes, just as it can be done with any Google document.
EDpuzzle (edpuzzle.com) enables the creation of virtual classrooms where they can be placed content with the YouTube channel, Khan Academy, Learn Zillion, National Geographic, TED Ed, Veritasium, Numberphile, Vimeo, make a video of content from these channels or set the video with the computer. The teacher asks questions on areas that it considers important, and student response after getting feedback whether the answer is correct. If your question is not answered correctly, before moving on to the rest of the lesson, they can be returned and get additional explanations that the teacher asked.
The teacher has at all times and report how many students when they looked set video lesson as to how many questions the student answered correctly. Also, teachers can see which questions students answer wrong, the results of the entire department.
These are just some of the tools that can be used in a virtual classroom. All these allow the creation of interactive video lessons and active participation of students. Some of the tools that can also be used in the classroom are inverted: Wirewax www.wirewax.com/home/create-own, Metta www.metta.io, HapYak corp.hapyak.com, which enables the creation of interactive video, but also drawing on screen.