Insert instructional content into any web page and turn it into a lesson. InsertLearning, formerly called DocentEDU, is an extension you add to your Chrome browser. Once it’s there, turning any web page into a lesson can be done in minutes. You start with a web page of any kind, then highlight text, add notes, and embed your own questions—either multiple-choice or open-ended—that students answer right on the page. You can also embed other content like YouTube videos, ThingLink images, flashcards from Quizlet, mind maps from Coggle, even videos you record straight from your webcam. Users can create up to 5 free lessons for unlimited numbers of students with access to all features. for $40 a year individual teachers can create an unlimited number of lessons. And there is pricing for schools as well.
With this tool, a teacher can insert instructional content on any web page.including questions, discussions, and insight. When students go to that website, they can respond to those questions and discussions, see that insight, and take their own notes creating an interactive learning experience on any webpage.
As stated on the Insert Learning website there are five major goals
- Differentiate for Every Student
Easily scaffold text with questions and media that help all of your students be more successful learners.
- Authentic Sources to Build Lifelong Learners
Utilize primary sources and supplement current curriculum with high interest content that your students can connect with.
- All Students Have A Voice
Embedded discussions help all student share their ideas while reading. Students can annotate any web page and share what they think is important.
- Engage All Readers
Keep students engaged and active learners with interactive questions, discussions, videos, live annotations, and a collection of tools you can embed in lessons.
- Real-Time Assessment and Intervention
Monitor student responses and annotations during class. In a blended or flipped classroom, you can respond when students need help the most.