Caribbean Visionary Educators

Technology & Innovation

Take your classroom into the 21st Century. Here you can access information and communication technology (ICT) tools and the learning experiences of other Caribbean Educational Practitioners.

Remote Learning: What do you need to know? - A conversation with Mrs Lee-Ann Pierre

In collaboration with 21st Century Educators, CVE sat down with the Director of 21st Century Educators to discuss remote learning.  Also, check out the document below for more remote learning tips.

BACK TO SCHOOL RESOURCES

This year’s back to school is unique due to the current pandemic. As educators, we will be conducting our classes either remotely or using a hybrid model of instruction that combines both online and in-person teaching. Hence, educators will definitely need to have access to the appropriate resources to help them optimize their blended teaching experience. Check out these useful resources.

The First 20 Days of Virtual Learning

9 Ways Online Teaching Should be Different from Face-to-Face

Back to school resources for distance education

2020-2021 Instructional Guidance for Diverse Learning Settings

9 Websites that offer free distance learning courses from top universities

"The online video editor for all of us"

WeVideo is a great tool to use to create educational videos. It allows you to add green screen, select from multiple formats, and edit your videos the way you want. Its stock library features over 1 million pieces of stock media including videos, images, images and music tracks.

"Your classroom app for fun, effective engagement and on-the-fly assessments."

“Engage, assess and personalize your class with Socrative! Educators can initiate formative assessments through quizzes, quick question polls, exit tickets and space races all with their Socrative Teacher app. Socrative will instantly grade, aggregate and provide visuals of results to help you identify opportunities for further instruction. Save time and visualize student understanding when it matters, now! own text and edit me. Let your users get to know you.”

"Make yourself clear with world’s best digital whiteboard."

Another great app to enhance your (online) teaching. Explain Everything “turns an infinite canvas into a mixed-media playground that captivates and inspires.”You can use its recording feature to create media-rich presentations, explanations, provide feedback and many more. It also supports real-time and asynchronous collaboration allowing you to work, collaborate, share, and connect with people wherever they are.

ICT Tools

Looking for ways to pique student interest and promote an enjoyable learning experience? Check these sites with some of the best free technology tools for teachers.

Kahoot

Create, share and play learning games.

Edpuzzle

Turn videos into assessment tools.

Biteable

Web-based tool that allows the creation of explainer videos.

Canva

Design and create elaborate, visual aids.

ThingLink

Turn any picture into an interactive graphic.

Quizizz

Find and create free gamified quizzes and interactive lessons.

Quizlet

Make simple learning tools like quizzes and flashcards.

Flipgrid

A video discussion tool for students and teachers.

Educause

Support for those who use IT to advance education.

Educators Technology

A resource of educational web tools for educators.

eLearning Brothers

Helping You Become an eLearning ROCKSTAR.

Powtoon

Create professional and fully customized videos.

21st Century Educators

Professional Development for Teachers by Teachers.