TL2014 – Resources of the week… (weekly)
27 Ways To Publish Student Thinking
Publishing student thinking can be among the most powerful ways to improve learning. There are a variety of reasons for this, but the biggest reason is that the “threat” of publishing moves the lodestone from the classroom to the “real world.” This, of course, changes everything. Note that publishing finished products and the thinking process itself are two very different things–and the idea here is to publishing the thinking itself:”
Why (And How) Teachers Should Start Using iTunes U
iTunes U is a little discussed gem that more K-12 schools should be taking advantage of. This post provides examples of how teachers are using this as a means of publishing.
ThinkB4U offers interactive videos to educate viewers about things like protecting online reputations, avoiding scams, research and critical thinking, and responsible text messaging.
Animated explanations of topics in technology and science. Some of their offerings are videos and some of their offerings are interactive animations.
Redefining Technology with Instruction (RTI) – ECISD Technology
This site has some useful videos on the SAMR model of technology integration.
Creating infographics | screencast tutorial on Vimeo
This video walks through two infographic creation sites: easel.ly and infogr.am
Lincoln Learning Hub
The official DreamWorks companion site to Lincoln, the movie. There are four main features of the Lincoln Learning Hub. Those features are a timeline, What Would Lincoln Do, Team of Rivals, and Who’s Who of Congress.
12 Digital Tools To Implement Exit Slips – Edudemic
Some tool suggestions for taking exit slips to the next level. Also includes some information on different kinds of exit slips: document learning; emphasize the process of learning; evaluate the effectiveness of instruction.
Teaching Kids to Curate Content Collections [ACTIVITY] – The Tempered Radical
This is an excellent real-world example of content curation using Scoop.it. The teacher explains the purpose of the curation and provides a link to the criteria for a good source and a good collection.
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.