What are digital resources

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Web 2.0 tools are websites that provide a means with which to create, collaborate, edit and share user-generated content. The iLearn Virtual Learning Environment is a prime example of a Web 2.0 tool. This interactive platform can be used by teachers to deliver learning content and it is also used for communication, collaboration and assessment purposes. List of Web 2.0 teaching tools. A tablet is a portable computer that works very much like a smartphone. Most tablets have similar features like a touchscreen interface, a camera and a microphone. Tablets can connect to the Internet, come with a web browser and have a set of installed Apps (applications). Apps are special software programmes which can be used on mobile devices. There are three different operating systems for tablets: IOS, Windows and Android. Not all apps are compatible with all operating systems. A huge number of free and paid apps are also available from the vendor's online storeA digital resource is anything which can be stored in a digital format and used or adapted for teaching and learning. What are digital resources?Click image to view information. Click image again to remove information.Originally, the Internet was a place to find information. As the Internet evolved, websites developed that allowed people not only to read but also to write content, create and share this information. *Apps to use with tablets cameraKids story builder Children create their own personalized stories using real photos with their own illustrations and voices. Stories can than be saved, exported and shared with their friends and families.Book creator With the book creator app, children can create a personalised story by quickly arranging their own pictures and videos to form an eBook. They can move, resize, edit, illustrate and finally come up with their own story. Childrens work can be exported into Google Drive for sharing and collaboration.Aurasma is a mobile app that lets you create and share your own augmented reality experiences. Aurasma brings childrens own tagged images, objects and even physical locations to life with interactive digital content, such as video, animations, and 3D. These augmented reality experiences are called Auras.Kids story builder Children create their own personalized stories using real photos with their own illustrations and voices. Stories can than be saved, exported and shared with their friends and families.Book creator With the book creator app, children can create a personalised story by quickly arranging their own pictures to form an eBook. They can move, resize, edit, illustrate and finally come up with their own story. Childrens work can be exported into Google Drive for sharing and collaboration.Aurasma is a mobile app that lets you create and share your own augmented reality experiences. Aurasma brings childrens own tagged images, objects and even physical locations to life with interactive digital content, such as video, animations, and 3D. These augmented reality experiences are called Auras.*Teachers will not be replaced by technology, but teachers who dont use technology will be replaced by those who do.Sherryl Nussbaum-BeachClick on the image to view the videoBenefits of tablets within learningStudents love itTaskDivide into groupsExplore potential challenges you think you will face when using tablets in classDiscuss ways to overcome these challengesPresent your difficulties and solutions to the groupChallenges when using digital resourcesClick image to view information. Click image again to remove information.Originally, the Internet was a place to find information. As the Internet evolved, websites developed that allowed people not only to read but also to write content, create and share this information. *Kids story builder Children create their own personalized stories using real photos with their own illustrations and voices. Stories can than be saved, exported and shared with their friends and families.Book creator With the book creator app, children can create a personalised story by quickly arranging their own pictures to form an eBook. They can move, resize, edit, illustrate and finally come up with their own story. Childrens work can be exported into Google Drive for sharing and collaboration.Aurasma is a mobile app that lets you create and share your own augmented reality experiences. Aurasma brings childrens own tagged images, objects and even physical locations to life with interactive digital content, such as video, animations, and 3D. These augmented reality experiences are called Auras.*