TL2014 – Resources you may find useful… 09/26/2011
New Media Literacies
Our Space is a set of curricular materials designed to encourage high school students to reflect on the ethical dimensions of their participation in new media environments. Through role-playing activities and reflective exercises, students are asked to consider the ethical responsibilities of other people, and whether and how they behave ethically themselves online.
The Learning Network Reading Club – NYTimes.com
From the New York Times: “Every so often, we’ll post an article that we think has great appeal for young people and invite them to come to our blog to discuss it. Yes, we do something like this every day via our Student Opinion question, but Reading Club will have a few very important rules to make it different:”
From a central node (or as is called here “pearl”), you connect other pearls. These other pearls are web resources that connect to the central pearl. Pearltrees automatically organizes the content in a circular fashion around the starting pearl.
Top 10 Sites for Online Tutoring and Teaching
“Over the last few years online tutoring sites have really boosted in popularity. The reason for this is people just don’t have the time or the money to spend at an actually tutoring center. Online Tutoring is an ideal solution as it can be done at home on a computer or mobile device and is usually a much cheaper alternative. Also, online tutoring/teaching is a nice way for educators to earn some extra money doing what they love to from the comfort of their own home and setting their own schedule. Plus, students should love the ability to view and choose courses that work for them.”
BBC – Dimensions
Dimensions takes important places, events and things, and overlays them onto a map of where you are. Type in your postcode or a place name to get started.
BBC Dimensions: How Many Really?
This is a BBC interactive site that shows how many people were affected by or participated in major historical events.
TeachPaperless: Fifteen Paperless Math Strategies
Math is so much more than numbers on paper. Here are 15 ways teachers can go beyond paper and get their students to really think like mathematicians.
Google Earth 6.1 released | Google Earth Blog
Google Earth 6.1 has just been released, and it comes with a handful of very nice features. Learn about all of them here.
Magisto – Magical video editing. In a click!
Magisto is an amazing service that takes your unedited video and turns it into a beautifully edited & produced clip perfect for sharing. And it does it all in a click. The magic is that there are no people involved in the process!
How to Make a Timeline: How to Easily Create any Kind of Timeline
“The internet is filled with useful web sites, and among them are timeline generators that can help you easily create a timeline”
Dipity – Find, Create, and Embed Interactive Timelines
“Dipity is a free digital timeline website. Our mission is to organize the web’s content by date and time. Users can create, share, embed and collaborate on interactive, visually engaging timelines that integrate video, audio, images, text, links, social media, location and timestamps. “
Pronunciator – Learn to Speak 60 Languages – 100% Free
Pronunciator is a free service offering self-paced lessons for sixty languages. Each lesson is comprised of flashcards that are read to viewers in the language that they are trying to learn. Additionally, each flashcard has each word written in the student’s native language and the language that he or she is trying to learn.
PD session 2: Multimedia extravaganza « Westminster Science
“It’s a no brainer that multimedia is an essential part of science and science education. Our focus today is going to be on learning some tools that make it much easier to incorporate multimedia into your lessons, and a few new ideas for using multimedia in your lessons you might not have thought of.”
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