Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Global Learning, Online Projects, Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) | Posted on September 30, 2015
Read Ups is a site where teachers can set up a chat room to discuss any form of student reading from literature to informational text.
A ReadUp is a social reading experience. Think of it as meeting up inside a book.
ReadUps uses a web-based reading system for tablets and laptops. Create a ReadUp event and invite friends to read with you for a limited amount of time, sharing comments on paragraphs. It’s free. Distributed. Ephemeral. Give people the URL to your ReadUp and you’re good to go! When allotted time runs out, the ReadUp disappears. #simple #social #disruptive
Mooculus is on online calculus course available free to students of all ages.
Smithsonian Quests From the art world to the zoo, from underwater to outer space, from current problems to future solutions, your students will have the freedom to explore their interests and make connections across subjects. They’ll develop skills and enhance their learning through discovery, while earning digital badges as credentials along the way.
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Digital Blooms is a wiki with many ideas (most shown through video) of applying Blooms Taxonomy in classroom instruction through technology integration.
Meograph helps easily create, watch, and share interactive stories. It combines maps, timeline, links, and multimedia to tell stories in context of where and when. It is truly 4-dimensional story telling.
Fakebook Gallery has profiles of historical figures and simulations as to what their “Facebook” or Fakebook pages would look like. Great place to give students ideas to do a similar project.
Mapping Media to the Curriculum – What do you want to create today? This site has visual icons you can click to find places to create curriculum content, assessments, and publish online.
Mapping Media to the Curriculum is a site where teachers and students can click on the topic under “What do I want to Create Today” and come up with a variety of Web 2.0 tools to help them accomplish the task.
This website is designed for educators who wish to extend the concepts of the math curriculum beyond the pages of the text. Google Earth is the dynamic tool that will be used to accomplish this. Google Earth provides startling clear satellite views of the globe in an interactive 3D environment. Beyond the visual, users can add placemarks, annotations, photos, and models, as well as measure distances and draw paths.
Within this site you will find lesson ideas, examples, and downloads for mathematics that embrace active learning, constructivism, and project-based learning while remaining true to the standards.
This wiki has more than 50 tools to help students publish digital stories with links to Web 2.0 Resources.
The Mystery Class investigation is an eleven week hunt in which students try to find ten secret “Mystery Classes” hiding around the globe. The changing amount of sunlight at each site is the central clue.
Students take an inspiring journey from knowing only sunrise and sunset times to discovering exact locations of the ten sites. This investigation demonstrates that, as spring sweeps across the Northern Hemisphere, daylength changes everywhere on Earth. Students see that these dramatic seasonal changes in sunlight affect the entire web of life.
CIESE sponsors and designs interdisciplinary projects that teachers throughout the world can use to enhance their curriculum through compelling use of the Internet. We focus on projects that utilize real time data available from the Internet, and collaborative projects that utilize the Internet’s potential to reach peers and experts around the world. Below is a catalog of projects that are currently being or have been sponsored by CIESE . Each project has a brief description and links to the National Science Standards and NCTM math standards it supports.
The Design Thinking Toolkit for Educators contains the process and methods of design, adapted specifically for the context of education. The site includes video stories of implementation and offers a free downloadable toolkit for educators.
Connect online to interact with experts in the field, share ideas, and collaborate with people around the world who, like you, are committed to solving environmental challenges. Shout gives participants a framework for success, with resources and tools for exercising social responsibility while building the 21st-century skills of collaboration, innovation, and critical thinking. When students are connected through technology and empowered to build activities in their own way the learning experience extends far beyond the four walls of a classroom. Check out the participants on the map and take your own stand in making the world a better place. Now that’s something to shout about!
Primary Wall.com is a lot like Wallwisher and allows students to brainstorm together and add ideas to group projects.
Great site for finding, creating, or uploading infographics on any topic imagineable. I can see math teachers using these infographics to compare data and as a great starting point to lead to larger mathematical questions.
Five Card Flickr Story is a great site to get students writing. Students choose five photos, one at a time, and must build a story to match the pictures. Fun idea that could easily be duplicated for younger students.
MIT Open Courseware is a site where students can access free, online ontent focusing on STEM topics and challenges. High school math and science teachers can use many of the modules to supplement classroom instruction.
Vocaroo.Com is a simple, free, easy site where you can record sound wave files to be emailed. These can be used for podcasting, videocasts, screencasts, etc..
offers online, free, classes on topics ranging from Data Analysis, Educational Leadership, assessment, collaboration in digital classrooms, and project based learning.
has free webinar based learning course to help you as the teacher design project based, real-life, learning experiences for your students.
Minigroup is a completely private platform that lets you share the right stuff with the right people, without intrusion from strangers, friends-of-friends, or search engines, all from a single account. Use custom identities to share appropriate personal information with various groups.