Google has launched its collaborative whiteboard the Jamboard. We take a look at free alternative Knowlounge and how you can use it.
Most people usually think of drawing graphs and equations when using online whiteboards, but they can be used for a whole lot more. As someone who enjoys making and playing music as a side hobby, I’ve found that tablet whiteboards can be a great way to both teach and create music. With apps like Know… Continue reading Writing and teaching music with online whiteboards
At Klounge it’s important to us that we’re making platforms that are useful for both teachers and students, which is why we’ve been listening to user feedback and taking it on board. Since launching Knowlounge we’ve received some great comments and ideas, and this week we launched a major update for Knowlounge on web and iOS… Continue reading Knowlounge Update – New features and a better look
The internet has made learning languages much easier for millions of people around the world, and long gone are the days of sitting at a desk alone poring over a dictionary looking for words. In the early days, access to dictionaries and phrasebooks suddenly meant that many could try their hand at learning a language… Continue reading Using collaborative whiteboards to learn languages online
While most flipped learning videos will consist of writing on a whiteboard, or maybe over textbook content and images, using videos can also be an effective tool. Not only can they be used to make your class more enjoyable, but they can help you explain things that are hard to describe with other tools. A… Continue reading Use videos in your flipped class recordings
You may have heard about online breakout rooms from other video conferencing platforms like Zoom. Just like breakout rooms in real classes or conferences, they let you separate your meeting into separate groups. Using breakout rooms when teaching online Though often used for online conferences, breakout rooms can also be useful for online learning, and… Continue reading Use online breakout rooms for your online or e-learning classes
Popular video calling apps such as Skype, Google Hangouts and Zoom have long been used for teaching and meetings online. While some offer collaborative features, these platforms can feel limiting if you’re wanting to go over documents or notes together. Sure, you can share your screen, but this only lets one user have control of… Continue reading View and annotate PDFs with others in real-time