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Cathy Oxley

A Short History of the Highrise - 2 views

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    An amazing interactive video in 4 parts, created from images from the NY Times archives. At any point you can stop and explore the content in more detail.
Cathy Oxley

Infographics in the classroom - 8 views

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    Ideas for teaching students how to create their own infographics.
Cathy Oxley

Technology use by 11-12 year old students (Infographic) | UNESCO Chair in Education & T... - 8 views

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    Good infographic to use with Middle School students
Cathy Oxley

How to Create an Infographic in an Hour or Less [5 Free PPT Templates] - 17 views

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    5 free PowerPoint templates for creating infographics.
jenibo

Excellent Checklist for Evaluating Information Sources ~ Educational Technology and Mob... - 28 views

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    " One of the versatile tools teachers can use to teach students about web content evaluation is called CRAAP . The acronym CRAAP stands for Currency, Relevance, Authority, and Purpose. CRAAP is a test developed by the University of California at Chico to help students evaluate web content ( and any other content) based on those four dimensions. Below is a public domain document, a checklist, that teachers and  students can use to evaluate web content. Click here to download it."
Cathy Oxley

Designmate - 3D Education Software - Education Portal for K12 School Education - Ahmeda... - 10 views

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    Animations and graphics to simplify concepts of Science, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.
    The eContent created is a unique combination of 3D videos, simulations, experiments, learning activities, quizzes, texts, images, weblinks & learning objects.
jenibo

Internet Evaluation - The CRAAP Test - 21 views

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    Very good 25 slide presentation on Internet evaluation, including hoax website analysis.
Cathy Oxley

Mother shames daughter on the internet, teaches herself a lesson - 27 views

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    In an attempt to show her daughter how quickly a picture can spread over the internet, one mum's "lesson" quickly backfired.
Kay Oddone

How to create social media guidelines - 39 views

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    A great resource from Edutopia
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    This is a terrific resource!
jenibo

A New Fantastic Bloom's Taxonomy Wheel for iPad Apps ~ Educational Technology and Mobil... - 25 views

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    The wheel outlines a wide variety of verbs and activities related to each thinking level of Blooms Taxonomy coupled with ipad apps that go with it.
Cathy Oxley

Children's Books: A Shifting Market - 13 views

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    "The rise of e-books is one factor affecting book buying"
Donna Baumbach

Icebergs - 14 views

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    collaborative cloud workspace for groups
Carla Shinn

So-Called "Digital Natives" Not Media Savvy, New Study Shows - 28 views

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    "In Google we trust." That may very well be the motto of today's young online users, a demographic group often dubbed the "digital natives" due their apparent tech-savvy. Having been born into a world where personal computers were not a revolution, but merely existed alongside air conditioning, microwaves and other appliances, there has been (a perhaps misguided) perception that the young are more digitally in-tune with the ways of the Web than others.
jenibo

The Four Levels of Readings Every Student should Know about ~ Educational Technology an... - 23 views

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    "Reading is a search for meaning, and this meaning can be found only through intelligent and mindful reading. In their classic book " How to Read A Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading " Van and Adler provide some invaluable tips to help readers develop good intelligent reading habits. They particularly talked about four types of readings which I want to share with you here and also highly recommend that you read the entire book. It is definitely a wonderful work."
jenibo

10 next-generation science apps for education | eSchool News | eSchool News - 12 views

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    "We have compiled our own list of the the top 10 next-generation science apps for education. This is just a sampling of available science apps.
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