Remote Learning series: Genially

A lot of teachers around the world are transitioning to a remote learning environment due to the COVI-19 outbreak.

The eTwinz have created a series focus on remote learning where they will share their experience in this transition.


Welcome to the eighth blog of this series: Genially



Genially


Genially is an online software that allows you to create “interactive resources” such as presentations, guides, dossiers, panels / posters, micro-sites, etc. without programming knowledge.




This tool can be used to create interactive presentations, dossiers, or infographics where you can add all the content you want students to check for your lessons.





Interactive Presentations


Teachers can create interactive presentations for students to review during this Remote Learning environment that has became our new normal. Genially is great to create self-pace activities for students since you can add many links to your presentation that will help them to master the content.



In Genially you have many options to create interactive elements in your presentation:

- Tooltip

- Window

- Go to page (within your presentation)

- Link (external link)


You may create your own presentation from scratch or choose one of the hundreds premade templates that Genially offers.



Learning Experiences


Genially is more than just a presentation tool. You can create any interactive content you can think of. This is a great tool to create meaningful learning experiences for your students. Here some examples:


- History homework:


-Link the words activity:


- Science activities:


- Match activities


-Where is? activities



Gamification


Create your own content with the structure of a game. Ideal for motivating, evaluating, and reinforcing intake and retention of information.



Also, you can create adventures or escape rooms to engage your students while they learn the content.

This is an example of a history escape room created to review content during COVI-19 outbreak:



Infographics


Visually represent and outline your content in a way that attracts your audience. Ideal for explaining processes and outlines.

Making infographics may be a good way for you to share some information or content with your students. Genially is a great tool for this since you can make interactive infographic where you can share links, extra information or videos.


Here an example of it:




Student View



When students are using Genially they can check where to find the interactive content by clicking on the hand that it is on the right upper corner




More about Genially


If you want to learn more about Genially you can check this infographic that has more information about this game-changing platform.






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