TL2014 – Resources you may find useful… 10/16/2011
BioDigital Human works in the same way as Google Body – you can choose between a male and a female body, can decide which organ systems you wish to make visible and can pan and zoom around the entire body. For teaching about the human body it’s fantastic.
Staying safe and secure online – Google
The Security Center is full of practical tips and information to help people stay safe online, from choosing a secure password to using 2-step verification and avoiding phishing sites and malware.
Spent is a simulation designed to introduce young people to what it means to truly be down on your luck.
The Why Files | The Science Behind the News
The Why Files is a resource designed for students to learn about the science of stories in the news
Five videos about social media that you simply have to bookmark
“We have curated the five best videos from the last year here for you to sit back and enjoy. You won’t get through all of these in one sitting but they are well worth bookmarking for you to enjoy at a later date.”
Using GIS to Teach History: Teaching American History Grant
“As part of The Virginia Experiment Teaching American History (TAH) grant, 10 teaching fellows from five central Virginia school divisions spent the 2007–2008 school year conducting authentic historical research, creating datasets, and developing ready-to-use classroom activities that use GIS to teach United States history.”
Teaching Digital Citizenship in the Elementary Classroom | Edutopia
While we shouldn’t stop teaching children how to say “please” and “thank you,” and bullies still exist in the face-to-face world, it is vital that we treat online safety and digital citizenship with the same amount of seriousness and attention. Students as young as 6 are joining social networks and conversing with other kids through online gaming and networks built around their favorite TV shows and movies as well as through products they see on TV.
Geocube – The world of Geography at your fingertips
Geocube is an attractive online resource about Geography. Geocube is based on the principle of the Rubik Cube with six faces and 54 topics.
Creative Commons | Scoop.it
Curated articles on the subject of Creative Commons.
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