The ETS Blog
We post on exciting developments in educational technology. Managed by the faculty Learning Technology Rover.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
ETS is starting a new series where we feature an app each month! We will briefly cover the functions of the app and how it can be integrated into practice. For the first app feature this month we have Send to Dropbox. It is a free web app that allows you to send files directly to a Dropbox folder. If you have any apps you would like to suggest, email us at email@example.com or tweet us at @UBC_ETS. Click on the banner to learn more.