Advantages and disadvantages of the software we use
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Bloom's Digital Taxonomy?
In our community we use logon profile called FEIDE - it means the pupils have there unique user name created and they can use it to log on almost all the sites we use.
|Mothertongue:||Mindview||Free -||Can be used on school and at home- online saving. The mindmapp can be shared between pupil and teacher. You can convert the online document to picture, word, power point, excel or PDF. Everyone can make ther own profile and use it on the computer, padlet,ipad or smartphone.||The pupil need ther own computer or divice to write and work on.||This is a realy good program.||Creating, Applying|
|Mothertongue:||Kidsakoder.no||Free -||Coding is an international language. This is the norwegian site were we can find coding sites. Our school is going to participate on this event called coding our. I think we all can find it on our language by using this link. https://hourofcode.com/uk/how-to||The pupil need ther own computer or divice to work on.||The sites can be a complex and difficult to figure out||Creating, applying, understanding, Remembering|
|Math:||Campus Inkrement||For the hole school, one year, almost 3000 eur.||This is a learning platform. The pupils are logging on with their FEIDE account. It works just like mattematikfessor. The teacher can use it as flip classroom. The pupils have to watch videos before each lesson do tasks and watch more videos. It can be used as mentioned in the program matematikfessor for pupils who needs extra teaching or wants to work
differentiated on a higher or lower level.
|The pupil need ther own computer or divice to write and work on. And the price you have to pay.||Really good program but expensive||Dependig om the pupils level it is possible that some children, can use the program to evaluate. For most of the children the tasks in the program alway offers knowledge, comprehension, application and analysis.|
|Math:||Kikora||Kikora is a next generation learning tool for mathematics instruction. Kikora enables students to learn and teachers to teach math more efficiently. No installation is required; the tool is loaded directly in the browser.||The pupil need ther own computer or divice to write and work on. And the price you have to pay.||This is also a realy good program but this is also a site you have to pay for.||Applying, understanding, remembering|
|Science:||Google earth||Free||You can take a walk on the moon, Find pictures from the different apollo expedition. It is possible to take a closer look on mars. Google earth can be downloaded or you can use online version.||Online version||More pictures||Applying, understanding|
|Mothertongue:||LearningApps.org||free||App that enhances the process of learning. It consists of small interactive modules. The existing modules can be used as they are or they can be modified. You can create your own module and share it on the Internet.||Creating, applying|
|pisupisu.pl||free||grammar, spelling taught in a very attractive way through games and tasks||understanding, applying|
|Math:||Squla||paid||it enhanses the process of learning, the exercices are on different level depending on knowlegde of the student||it's paid||understanding, applying|
|Science:||Kahoot!||free||a game-based learning platform attractive to students||understanding, creating, applying|
|Slovenia:||All teachers and students have AAI accounts and can freely use Office 365 and portal https://moj.arnes.si (mail, wordpress, moodle, filesender, video, VOX videoconferences).|
|Mothertongue:||https://www.plickers.com/ http://www.fran.si/ http://eucbeniki.sio.si/||free||An online quiz application can be used without an internet connection. Online slovene dictionaries. Online textbooks have interactive exercises||The teacher needs a mobile device to use the plickers application.||Online textbooks should be able to track personal progress||Plickers - remembering, understanding|
|www.lilibi.si/||not free||Rokus Klett's educational portal with educational content for children in kindergartens and pupils in the first three years of elementary school and for their teachers.||All levels.|
|Math:||MS Excel Geogebra http://eucbeniki.sio.si/ Microsoft Mathematics||not free free||Online textbooks should be able to track personal progress||All levels|
|Science:||http://eucbeniki.sio.si/ https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulations/category/physics||free||Simulations are translated into several languages and can complement understanding of experiments.||Understanding, analysing|
All teachers and students have AAI accounts. At https://loomen.carnet.hr/ teachers can create lessons only (selected) students can access. Teacher can upload all kind of documents, presentations, games, ...
|Mothertongue:||bookwidgets||Not free||You can download the software on your PC and when you create a game, save it and you can start it by clicking the browser icon, depending on which one you are using.|
You can download files (games) on the computer, than click on the Download Tool. It can be used for Math and Science, too. A large number of completed classroom games are publicly available, for example: https://padlet.com/nasrazred_b/bi5012zyparx
|The problem is that the tool is not free.||Program does not allow creating for students.||Most of the students (including students with special needs): remembering, understanding, applying. Some of them: analysing, evaluating.|
|Math:||Sketchpad http://www.proven.hr/ http://www.dynamicgeometry.com/index.html||Not free||Can be used in school and as homework. It can be used without the Internet. The Internet is only needed if you use other materials (from other authors).|
When working on a board or in a notebook, there are always errors and slight deviations, and with this tool everything goes wrong as it needs. In this way, the students and the teacher can check the accuracy and precision of their independent work.
It is good that students can see, examine relationship between different objects, and draw their own conclusions.
If a teacher uses the program, the drawing in front of them, most of them can reproduce it in their notebook.
Likewise, because the program line is faster than ours with geometric accessories, more cases can be examined.
Most of the students (including students with special needs): remembering, understanding, applying. Some of them: analysing, evaluating. Program allows creating.
|Science:||Go-Lab||Free||Can be used in school and as homework. Project and research scientific method - application in teaching. |
Allows use of online simulations, virtual labs, applications, quiz tools, educational games ... Allows teachers to select teaching units per subject and student age. Teachers may request translation into the mothertongue of individual texts, simulations, applications...
Platform Graasp - platform for preparing teaching lessons using a research method. The materials can be public and private, as the teacher decides.
|The students need their own computer or device to write and work on.||Most of the students (including students with special needs): remembering, understanding, applying. Some of them: analysing, evaluating. Program allows creating.|
|Mothertongue:||Grammatip||16300 kr.||Grammatip is a grammar site where the pupils can practice diffrent grammarexcercises from 2nd to 6'th grade. in that way you can differtiate between the pupils. It can be used in school and as homework. Teachers can see the students results.||The price. That every pupil must have acces to at croembook/computer/tablet ect. in the school or at home if you want to use the program.||We think it is a very good program but we miss an overview of the class||Understanding, Evaluating|
|Math:||Geogebra||Free||The program can be used online and can very easily be linked with your own account (Google, Microsoft or similar). As a teacher you can make an assignment and the pupils can import it to Geogebra online and then share their results with the teacher from their Google or Microsoft account.|
The program is structured logically so that students can easily try it out and learn new features quickly.
|None so far||The software is constantly undergoing improvement and people from all over the world is programming on it. As a user you can always propose new features or improvement. On the internet you can find loads of teaching programs in different languages||All levels!|
|Math:||matematikfessor.dk||For the hole school, one year, almost 2000 eur.||This program allows the teacher to give each pupil different tasks of level. The program is designed so it is possible for children to get an eksplanation by video. It is realy good if you want to teach flip classroom. Can be used in school if pupils need to train somehting specificand or as homework. Teachers can see the students results and give feedback. The program offers taksk to print, hole themes that follows the goals for math. It is possible only to use the program when teaching and no book.||The price. That every pupil must have acces to at croembook/computer/tablet ect. in many lessons if you wnat to use the program fully.||It is a really good program - but expensive.||Dependig om the pupils level it is possible that some children, can use the program to evaluate. For most of the children the tasks in the program alway offers knowledge, comprehension, application and analysis.|
|Science:||The Scale of the Universe||Free||The Scale of the Universe is an entertaining and instructively interactive cosmic zoom from Planck scale to the outermost edge of the Universe.|
The Scale of the Universe can give students a brief introduction to all the essential phenomena that physics can explain. Students can learn more by clicking on the many exciting objects, as they give a brief explanation.
|Only english explanations. May require some help from a teacher.||The students are able to see very complex sizes and see materials otherwise very difficult to observe.||Understanding, Remembering|