Showing posts with label Online stopwatch. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Online stopwatch. Show all posts

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Online Egg Timer - Three Timers in One

Online Egg Timer is a simple website offering three countdown timers on one screen. You can set just one timer or run all three at the same time with different settings. No registration is required in order to use Online Egg Timer. Just go to the site, set the countdown timer(s) using the up and down arrows, then click "start timers."

Applications for Education
Timers can be used for a variety of purposes in a classroom. You can use timers while playing review games like Jeopardy. Timers can also be used to keep a classroom moving from task to task on schedule. And if you're like me and you're prone to rambling, a countdown timer can help you stay on task without going off on rambling tangents.

Here are some related items that may be of interest to you:
A Simple Time Management Tool
Firefox Add-on - Simple Timer + Clocks

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Firefox Add-on - Simple Timer + Clocks

Simple Timer + Clocks is a Firefox add-on that offers count down timers, stop watch settings, and a clock reminder. Simple Timer + Clocks can be used to run multiple timers simultaneously to track the time you spend on different tasks. Once installed, Simple Timer + Clocks appears as a small alarm clock icon in the status bar of your browser. 

Applications for Education
If you occasionally find yourself struggling with the pacing of your class or with providing sufficient "wait time", Simple Timer + Clocks could be a handy tool to have open on your laptop. Simple Timer + Clocks could also be used track the time students spend completing tasks online.

If you don't want to install anything on your computer, a good web-based timer is Online Stopwatch.