Tools Of The Trade

Jazzy Diaz

Edmodo is an educational website that takes the ideas of a social network and refines them and makes it appropriate for a classroom.

Using Edmodo, students and teachers can reach out to one another and connect by sharing ideas, problems, and helpful tips.

The benefits for using Edmodo Students can participate in online discussions, also teachers can post grades, tips, and extra credit.

Edmodo

Remind

Remind is a simple way for you to stay informed and up-to-date with whats happening in your class.

One of the most valuable benefits of remind is teaching is building positive relationships with parents. Effective parent and teacher communication is vital for a teacher to be successful.

By joining your teacher on Remind you are able to receive messages and emails on homework, up coming test, and tips.

Easel.ly

Easel.ly is a website that features thousands of free info-graphic templates and design objects which users can customize to create and share their visual ideas online.

Using the site is as Easel.ly as dragging and dropping design elements, and users can either choose a template from our extensive library, or they can upload their own background image and start from scratch

From high tech studies to psychology research os Easel.ly, it’s obvious that infographics not only enhance data content for readers but also show no signs of slowing down

Tackk

Tackk allows anyone to quickly publish anything with one simple page. There is no software to download, no login required and no special design or development skills needed.

Philadelphia computer Science uses Tackk to help boost creativity with students, and loves the simplicity of the content creation.

Tackk can be used with or without registration (there are benefits to registration, such as custom urls and prolonged tackk access). It can also be easily shared with other media sites like Edmoto, Facebook and Twitter

Design

A Inquiring and analysing

explain and justify the need for a solution to a problem for a specified client/target audience

ii. identify and prioritize the primary and secondary research needed to develop a solution to the problem

iii. analyse a range of existing products that inspire a solution to the problem

iv. develop a detailed design brief which summarizes the analysis of relevant research.

Developing ideas

develop a design specification which clearly states the success criteria for the design of a solution

ii. develop a range of feasible design ideas which can be correctly interpreted by others

iii. present the final chosen design and justify its selection

iv. develop accurate and detailed planning drawings/diagrams and outline the requirements for the creation of the chosen solution.

Creating the solution

construct a logical plan, which describes the efficient use of time and resources, sufficient for peers to be able to follow to create the solution

ii. demonstrate excellent technical skills when making the solution

iii. follow the plan to create the solution, which functions as intended

iv. fully justify changes made to the chosen design and plan when making the solution

v. present the solution as a whole, either: a. in electronic form, or

b. through photographs of the solution from different angles, showing details

Evaluating

design detailed and relevant testing methods, which generate data, to measure the success of the solution

ii. critically evaluate the success of the solution against the design specification

iii. explain how the solution could be improved

iv. explain the impact of the solution on the client/target audience

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