TL2014 – Resources of the week… (weekly)
Google Cultural Institute
discover 42 new online historical exhibitions telling the stories behind major events of the last century, including Apartheid, D-Day and the Holocaust. The stories have been put together by 17 partners including museums and cultural foundations who have drawn on their archives of letters, manuscripts, first-hand video testimonials and much more. Much of the material is very moving—and some is on the Internet for the first time.
Digital Citizenship Education
Students interact with music, movies, software, and other digital content every day. Do they understand the rules that dictate the ethical use of these digital files, and do they understand why these issues are relevant?
The Digital Citizenship and Creative Content program is a free, turnkey instructional program. The goal is to create an awareness of the rights connected with creative content. Because only through education can students gain an understanding of the relevance of and a personal respect for creative rights and grow to become good digital citizens.
Rutgers RIOT – Research Information Online Tutorial
Rutgers’ Riot is an animated research tutorial. It plays like a five part animated movie. Each part of the movie features characters explaining an aspect of the research process. The five parts are selecting a topic, finding sources, choosing keywords, identifying citations, and evaluating sources. There are text documents available to accompany the videos.
The Art of Taking Notes: A Collection of Strategies | Learnist
“This will be a collection of different strategies and models of note taking strategies to aid my students in writing effective, personalized notes. My goal is to get them to stop copying and start thinking!”
7 Ways to Transform Your Classroom | Connected Principals
This post provides a framework for a different kind of classroom: inquiry, voice, audience, community, leadership play, networks.
EducationOnAir – Google+
This website contains all the information you need to find
and take part in Education On Air sessions on Google+ including live hangouts, recordings, presenter contact information, conference and session hashtags.
Technology’s Impact on Education | Visual.ly
What has been the cumulative effect that ed tech has had on education up to this point? This is an infographic from Visual.ly that profiles some interesting facts. Some of these include the fact that over half of students are creating digital presentations for their classes regularly, and that 98% of students own some kind of digital device with most of them claiming that they find it difficult or impossible to work without one.
National Bullying Awareness Month: Tips to Protect Your Children from Cyber-Bullying | secure.me
Five tips for parents on how they can protect their children from cyber-bullying.
Learning and Sharing with Ms. Lirenman: Learning Today Looks Nothing Like Learning in the Past
This is an excellent blog written by a grade 1 teacher. This particular past demonstrates how being a socially networked classroom has no boundaries.
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.