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Best Web Tools for Education

Here is a great compilation of the best Web Tools for Education

Food for thought….if you have not used these in teaching….


Using Visualisers: YouTube Videos

What is a Visualiser ?

Put simply, it is a ‘camera  on a stick’ !

The output from the ‘stick’ can be connected to a projector and/or a computer.


How can a Visualiser be used ?

In a basic mode it can be used to display the page of a book on your screen, or any other two or three dimensional object. This enables users to display objects, documents, pictures to the whole class.  In more advanced usage it can capture and save/store images and videos, and imported into documents if required.  It can be used to zooming right in on an object to provide a more detailed examination.  It is a great way of sharing work with the class. It is quick and easy to use. Just place the object under the camera for it to be presented on the screen.  A visualiser means that everyone can see what is being displayed, without the need to crowd around the teacher’s desk.

2. Introductory Videos

What’s Included? (CP300)

Get Started : Hooking up your AverVision Visualiser

Introductory Produce demo for AverVision Visualiser

Capturing and Downloading Images

How to connect your visualiser

 Key Features of a visualiser 

3. How would YOU use a Visualiser?

How would you use a Visualiser? 

Case Studies

Specific Uses:
Formative Assessment
Connecting to a Microscope
Saving Images and Videos 

21st Century Learners

Are YOU  ready for the paradigm shift ?

What can Visualisers do for me…and my classes?

Think about a digital camera linked to your electronic  whiteboard. You now have the ability to examine  and display text, images, objects  and even living things. Ditch your overhead projector, this is the kid on the block.

Now connect it to your  PC using the visualiser software, you now extend the range of uses and applications.  You can now display  slow motion events, time-lapse events. Capture, store and review any object, including 3D objects.  Use the split-screen operation and display mirrored images. You can also display negative images and generate and store  videocasts.

Need to find out more?

Using Visualiser in the classroom 







Elmo Visualisers :  http://www.elmo-visualiser.co.uk/

AVerMedia Technologies UK:   www.averm.co.uk

Interactive Education: www.interactive-education.co.uk

AVM Ltd (Elmo L-1N): www.avmltd.co.uk