We've just added a super easy way to launch a video chat while you're collaborating and whiteboarding in Limnu!
Kris Szajnar of EdTechInnovations, a tech integrationist, EdTech consultant, and national speaker, featured Limnu and highlighted 6 innovative ways to use Limnu in the classroom. New ideas include providing space for parent feedback, supporting (scaffolding) digital lessons, and as an alternative to Padlet.
There's a term in software development called "dogfooding". It sounds weird, but all it means is that you use the software that you write, as in "eating your own dogfood". At Limnu, dogfooding isn't a problem because communicating visually is kind of our thing.
A lot of the design you see in Limnu is from a team called Sawaya Consulting. We love their work, but also love how they use Limnu. Here are some examples of how they've used Limnu for themselves and their other clients.
TeacherCents, a community for K-12 educators focused on the finances in the classroom and out, featured Limnu this week in their Educational Products and Programs forum. With an in depth look at collaboration features especially useful to educators, TeacherCents highlighted a scenario that undoubtedly happens to many educators, falling ill right before an important lesson.
EdSurge, a website devoted to all things technical for teachers and administrators, featured Limnu in this week's S'Cool Tools of the Week. Highlighting some of the best features for educators, including image sharing, collaboration and sticky notes, EdSurge also points out that educators can invite as many students as they want to their boards, for free!
TIC Ferramentas, an education and technology website out of Portugal, recently highlighted Limnu as an advanced educational tool, demonstrating several key features with a short video. "Although there are other options on the market, Limnu stands out for its simplicity and quality" says Rodolfo Pinto, founder of TIC Ferramentas.
Le Coutelas du Ticeman, a French-language website highlighting tools useful for educators, reviewed Limnu and identified some of the key features for education, including ease of use, export and import of images, and sharing, all very useful in the classroom.
John Daziel, a retired eLearning Advisor, featured Limnu on his Scoop.it technologies page, a curated collection of new and emerging technologies for education. John gave a brief overview, highlighting drawing features, sticky notes and sharing options.
Richard Byrne at Free Technology for Teachers highlighted the benefits of Limnu for educators, including our new favorite feature, sticky notes! Limnu whiteboards are great for collaboration and sharing among teachers and students alike.
Recently, our friend Peter Shirley speed-wrote a technical book, about how to write rendering software. He also wrote about the process of speed-writing a technical book. His goals were to show that 1- writing high quality rendering software is fun and can be done easily and quickly, and 2- writing a technical book can also be fun and done easily and quickly.