In this weekly blog, our own Emily Jeanes gives readers the lowdown on web apps that educators can use inside Haiku Learning. Emily is the very first Haiku Learning Sales Engineer. Edtech ninja, sci-fi writer, and proud transfer from our award-winning Client Services team, she brings with her a passion for researching, playing with and integrating awesome educational tools into Haiku Learning. Like Haiku Learning, she likes to think she plays well with others.
Last month we announced that we added 39 new apps to our Embed the Web Library. I started with highlighting our top 10 favorites. Subscribers asked for more, so I did a follow up post on another 10, in alphabetical order. And now, I've written up summaries on another 10 for you!
10 New Apps in our Embed the Web Library
- Project Muse: The Project MUSE search widget allows speedy access to MUSE journals and book content. Try searching MUSE for digital humanities and social science content, designed for the academic community.
- ProProfs Brain Games: Embed free brain-training Puzzle Games created by ProProfs including Word Searches, Crosswords, Chess, Logic Puzzles and much more.
- ProQuest: For maps, SIRS Discoverer and Knowledge Search, and eLibrary searches, check out ProQuests HTML Search Widgets.
- Sched.org: Plan and schedule events, conferences, personal schedules and meetings. Then display them in a Sched.org widget.
- Scoop.it: Embed any Scoop from a Scoop.it board! Scoop.it allows anyone to curate boards of content based on any topic. Share your thoughts and connect with other Scoopers with similar interests.
- Shutterfly: Create custom photo albums by uploading photos to your Shutterfly account. Then, just "share" your Shutterfly book and create a custom embed code to display in your class.
- Sophia.org: For free tutorials, lessons, learning paths, flipped classroom content, and other curated content, Sophia Pathways offers quick-link widgets on any subject from Algebra to Zoology.
- SpicyNodes: SpicyNodes helps visualize online information like text, links and photos into linked "nodes." From creative brainstorming to presentations, from websites to mind-mapping exercises, there's a lot to check out. It's spicy!
- Sploder: Students create their own video games with Sploder! Create platformer games, physics puzzles, retro arcade games, and more for free, and then embed them in your class.
- Straw Poll: Want a quick Poll? You could use a Haiku Learning Poll. Want an even quicker, simpler poll, that lives on the web and can be embedded anywhere? Try Straw Poll!
Keep an eye out for more updates like this on all of the new goodies in our Embed the Web Library!
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