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Alice Dunlap

Web 2.0 Tools in Education - 10 views

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    This document summarizes for the novice about twenty Web 2.0 tools. It describes what each tool is, shares how to use it, and provides educational ideas for its use. From Blogs, Diigo, and Flickr to Ning, Wallwisher, and voice thread. The document is a guide and is easily searchable.
Richard Fanning

Web 2.0 Tools for Math Educators | Digital Learning Environments - 7 views

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    This is a continuing series on Web2.0 and other web-based tools for educators. This information is specific to math educators, but there is some crossover into ccience. Math educators will find a large number of useable interactive companion web sites for the teaching of math concepts and
    skills.
Alice Dunlap

Blooms Pyramid with Technology Overlay - 7 views

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    An interactive site which links the 2.0 tools we use with levels of Blooms.
Sheri Alford

Recipes4Success - 7 views

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    Use the Rubric Maker to make customized assessments for student work. You can create rubrics for primary, elementary, middle, and high school. The default text has been written to be appropriate for each level. After choosing a title and grade level for the rubric, you will be able to choose and edit a variety of existing performances, as well as create performances specific to the content your class is studying.
Lynette Breedlove

Khan Academy Is Not The Progressive Model You Are Looking For | edte.ch - 7 views

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    article on shifting instruction and using Khan Academy as a tool, but not the only instruction - very interesting
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    Maybe not even using Khan Academy, but applying the idea of creating an explanation of the math problem then students create a video - showing mastery.
Richard Fanning

101 Great Posting Ideas That Will Make Your Blog Sizzle - 6 views

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    Ideas for creating blog postings.
Shelley Paul

Eracism Project - Home - 6 views

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    "At the Flat Classroom(tm) Conference in Doha, Qatar in January 2009, a visionary group of students proposed that a series of debates be held to promote awareness of racism on a global basis and how we need to work together to solve the world's problems.

    This multi-national group of four students proposed their project and were promoted through an extensive voting process including a global vote on the next project to be run by the Flat Classroom(tm) project founders, Vicki Davis and Julie Lindsay.
    "
Richard Fanning

Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything - Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything - 6 views

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    A source for almost everything you need for technology in the classroom.
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    Think going through the videos of the month will be fun and inspiring. Kind of like an TED talk. The links on the side will help guide you to resources.
Richard Fanning

Writing Objectives Using Bloom's Taxonomy | Center for Teaching & Learning - 6 views

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    Various researchers have summarized how to use Bloom's Taxonomy. Following are four interpretations that you can use as guides in helping to write objectives using Bloom's Taxonomy.

Richard Fanning

http://learningfundamentals.com.au/wp-content/uploads/Focus-mindmap-for-web.jpg - 2 views

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    A great mind map to illustrate the many ways we are distracted which keeps us from getting the important stuff done.
Sara Wilkie

PhET: Free online physics, chemistry, biology, earth science and math simulations - 6 views

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    Interactive Science Simulations
    Fun, interactive, research-based simpulations of physical phenomena from the PhET project at the University of Colorado.
Richard Fanning

Web 2.0 Science Tools | Digital Learning Environments - 5 views

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    The following web2.0 sites would be useful for science educators at the high
    school and middle school level.
    Some would also be appropriate for higher
    elementary grade levels. There are many new 'tools' or websites that take
    advantage of the higher speed and bandwidth of today's Internet.
    Web 1.0
    tools/websites were text based and web2.0 tools/websites are designed for
    full-motion video, 3D animations and are generally interactive in some
    manner.
Richard Fanning

Free Social Teaching and Learning Network focused solely on education - 5 views

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    Sophia is a free social teaching and learning platform that offers academic content to anyone, anywhere free of charge. The website, which has been described as a mashup of Facebook, Wikipedia, and YouTube focused solely on education, also lets educators supplement their teaching methods with tools to create a customized learning environment in a private or public setting. Sophia uses Web 2.0 tools and methods to create a credible, crowd-sourced platform where information is organized in "learning packets"-bite-sized tutorials tagged to specific academic subjects or topics, including standards-aligned objectives.
Sara Wilkie

10 reasons your educators (or employees) are resisting your change initiative | Dangero... - 5 views

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    "Those resisters and naysayers in your school organization (or corporation or nonprofit or …)? You know, the ones that are pushing back against your change initiative? The ones that you like to complain about because 'the train is moving' and they're not 'getting on board?' What if they're right?"
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    There will always be those who are resistant to change. Having "the blessings" of our administrators confirms their support in any new initiative.
Shelley Paul

Twenty Five Days to Make a Difference - 5 views

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    This is what web 2.0 means. One child changing the world.
Richard Fanning

ClustrMaps - Hit counter map widget and tracker shows locations of all visitors to any ... - 5 views

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    "Know your visitors
    Target your content
    Show off your community
    Automatic: clicks optional
    Speedy, scalable
    See who visits your blog site with this widget.
    Giant map, optional zooms
    No spyware, no 3rd-party cookies

    Real-time dots!"
Richard Fanning

101 Spectacular Nonfiction Stories | Byliner Spotlights - 4 views

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    "101 Spectacular Nonfiction Stories Conor Friedersdorf's annual collection of the very best that journalism has to offer."
Richard Fanning

Educurious - 4 views

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    "Educurious™ is on a mission to reduce our nation's high school dropout rates. Our project-based curriculum connects students to real issues they care about and equips them with the lifelong learning skills for success."
Richard Fanning

Five things students say they want from education | Featured Superintendent's Center | ... - 4 views

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    Survey that reports what students want in education
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