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Vicki Davis

Moving at the Speed of Creativity | Students & Teachers Explain Benefits of MinecraftED... - 10 views

    Awesome video and information about Minecraft and why it is so AWESOME. Watch this 7 minute video if you just don't get it! H/T Wes Fryer

Education Show UK - 1 views

    The Education Show in Birmingham, UK took place with UKEdChat being there to capture some of the highlights.
Scott Kinkoph

Creative Commons - LiveBinder - 14 views

    Creative Commons LIveBinder for many different links
Brendan Murphy

Is technology sapping children's creativity? - The Answer Sheet - The Washington Post - 3 views

  • Kids need first-hand engagement — they need to manipulate objects physically, engage all their senses, and move and interact with the 3-dimensional world.
  • Play is a remarkably creative process
    • Brendan Murphy
      This is the first time I've heard of video games as not play. 
  • This is profoundly different from a child having an original idea to make or do something
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  • studies might show that children can learn specific facts or skills by playing interactive games
  • not be fooled into thinking this kind of learning is significant or foundational.
  • but still not grasp the underlying concepts of number.
    • Brendan Murphy
      Concepts and skills are two different things
Deb Reynolds

Materials | Mobile 2012 - 14 views

    Resources from others who have gathered groups of stuff!
Toni Olivieri-Barton

Technology Links - 8 views

    Resource for all teachers, administrators and Parents.
Kathy Benson

The Children's University of Manchester - 7 views

    Lots of resources to use with Elementary age students.
Vicki Davis

Share My lesson resources organized by grade level. - 11 views

    The Share my lesson (cosponsored with the american federation of teachers) has organized lessons and materials by grade level.
Vicki Davis

May Events - 2 views

    If you're planning May and want to see the holidays and events along with lesson plans, you'll want to check out this list. Lots of events including a net one we should bring to the US called "Friendship Funday".
Fred Delventhal

History Engine: Tools for Collaborative Education and Research | Home - 5 views

    "The History Engine is an educational tool that gives students the opportunity to learn history by doing the work-researching, writing, and publishing-of a historian. The result is an ever-growing collection of historical articles or "episodes" that paints a wide-ranging portrait of life in the United States throughout its history and that is available to scholars, teachers, and the general public in our online database." Via
Kathy Benson

MentorMob - Learn What You Want, Teach What You Love - MentorMob - 27 views

    Tool which allows you to make a playlist of websites or apps for students
Suzie Nestico

446 Places for Free Books Online - 25 views

    Free, downloadable, eBooks - great source to use to allow students to choose their own reading.
Erin Fitzpatrick

eduScapes: A Site for Life-long Learners - 9 views

    Life long learners of all ages.
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