The ETS Blog

We post on exciting developments in educational technology. Managed by the faculty Learning Technology Rover.

App of the Month – Canva

App of the Month – Canva

The app of February 2018 is Canva. Canva is an app that allows you to make beautiful infographics using Canva’s easy to use, drag-and-drop interface. Click on the banner to learn more.

App of the Month – Explain Everything

App of the Month – Explain Everything

The app of January 2018 is Explain Everything. Explain Everything is an app that allows you to create visually engaging animations that can accompany you doing a presentation. Click on the banner to learn more.

App of the Month – Photomath

App of the Month – Photomath

The app of December 2017 is Photomath. Photomath is incredibly easy to use and an incredibly powerful math learning tool. Just scan a math problem with your phone’s camera, and the solution appears. Click on the banner to learn more.

App of the Month – Quizlet

App of the Month – Quizlet

The app of November 2017 is Quizlet. Quizlet provides an interactive learning environment for studying flashcards. Incredibly simple to use with fun ways to learn, studying flashcards is nothing but a breeze with this app. Click on the banner to learn more.

Sky Water Earth at the PSA Super Conference

By Eric Lee — Posted on October 24, 2017 Sky Water Earth, a project by the ETS office, was launched to help guide youth with an interest in science to develop career-valued competencies. Those who sign up to be a learner participate in learning playlists that help them build competencies outlined by the National Research […]

Our 1st Media Production Showcase

Our 1st Media Production Showcase

By Eric Lee — Posted on With so many options for media support available to the faculty, we at ETS found a showcase to be an invaluable event for us to hold, as well as an excellent opportunity for the community to learn. In conjunction with AV services and UBC studios, ETS held two Media […]

App of the month – Google Keep

App of the month – Google Keep

The app of October 2017 is Google Keep. Google Keep allows you to easily take notes across devices. These notes can include anything from images to drawings and even checklists. Set reminders for your notes and never forget any of your notes again! Click on the banner to learn more.

App of the Month – Canvas Mobile App

App of the Month – Canvas Mobile App

Canvas mobile and Canvas teacher mobile are free mobile apps that allows both students and teachers to manage their Canvas courses. If you have any apps you would like to suggest, email us at ets.educ@ubc.ca or tweet us at @UBC_ETS. Click on the banner to learn more.

App of the Month – Google Street View

App of the Month – Google Street View

The app of August 2017 is Google Street View. Google Street View allows you to immerse in a virtual tour of different parts of the world. View the 360 panoramic experience on your desktop, or use a VR headset for a more immersive experience. The mobile app also allows you to create your own 360 panoramic image that you can share with the world. Check the resources available on the Scarfe Digital Sandbox as well. Click on the banner to learn more.

App of the month – Padlet

App of the month – Padlet

The App of July 2017 is Padlet! Padlet is a virtual board where you can compile a diverse range of digital content. All you need is to sign up an account on Padlet and start creating. Check the resources available on the Scarfe Digital Sandbox as well. Click on the banner to learn more.