Blendspace: Easily Create Lessons from Digital Content
Along with a growing number of teachers, you probably post and distribute content to your students online. Cloud storage drives, such as Dropbox or Google Drive, allow you to post files for your students to access. You can send them to YouTube, TeacherTube or other sites to watch videos and you can certainly give them links to various content-specific websites you’ve come to rely upon.
But there are several problems with this approach that you may have discovered by now:
Digital content management made easy:
Blendspace (formerly Edcanvas) was the second in a set of educational technologies that I introduced during the UC Berkeley History-Social Science’s Summer Institute on “Using Media and Primary Sources in Instruction”. This web tool directly tackles the issues of content management, lesson construction, presentation and student tracking. (See my posts on Diigo and VoiceThread for the other two.)
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