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Dianne Krause

Open Educational Resources Commons - 0 views

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    Open Educational Resources are all about sharing. In a brave new world of learning, OER content is made free to use or share, and in some cases, to change and share again, made possible through licensing, so that both teachers and learners can share what they know. Browse and search OER Commons to find curriculum, and tag, rate, and review it for others. Use the Tutorials as a guide. Join and contribute to the global Open Education community.
Dianne Krause

Using Moodle book - MoodleDocs - 3 views

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    "Using Moodle - Teaching with the Popular Open Source Course Management System by Jason Cole and Helen Foster is published by O'Reilly as part of the Community Press series. The first edition of the book, written by Jason Cole and released in July 2005, is based on Moodle 1.4. The second edition, released in November 2007, has been updated to cover all the features in Moodle 1.8, such as the new roles and permissions system, blogs, messaging and the database module. Thanks to members of the worldwide Moodle user community for their discussion and documentation contributions, many of which have been included in the book. Book download The second edition of Using Moodle is freely available online to enjoy, share and modify under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 License.
Dianne Krause

CK12.ORG FlexBooks - 0 views

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    CK-12 Foundation is a non-profit organization with a mission to reduce the cost of textbook materials for the K-12 market both in the U.S. and worldwide. Using an open-content, web-based collaborative model termed the "FlexBook," CK-12 intends to pioneer the generation and distribution of high quality educational content that will serve both as core text as well as provide an adaptive environment for learning.
Dianne Krause

PosteRazor - Make your own poster! - 1 views

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    The PosteRazor cuts a raster image into pieces which can afterwards be printed out and assembled to a poster
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FreeReading - 1 views

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    reeReading is a free, high-quality, open-source reading program addressing literacy development for grades K-3. Leveraging the collective wisdom of researchers, teachers, reading coaches, and other education and industry professionals, FreeReading provides a high-quality, cost-effective alternative to static materials. By establishing a foundation of hundreds of research-based lessons and materials that users can download and use for free, FreeReading has created the framework for intervention programs supporting K-6 literacy. The collective wisdom within FreeReading is invaluable and can be more beneficial than any one reading program.
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    reeReading is a free, high-quality, open-source reading program addressing literacy development for grades K-3. Leveraging the collective wisdom of researchers, teachers, reading coaches, and other education and industry professionals, FreeReading provides a high-quality, cost-effective alternative to static materials. By establishing a foundation of hundreds of research-based lessons and materials that users can download and use for free, FreeReading has created the framework for intervention programs supporting K-6 literacy. The collective wisdom within FreeReading is invaluable and can be more beneficial than any one reading program.
Dianne Krause

One Million Monkeys Typing: A Collaborative Writing Project - 1 views

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    One Million Monkeys Typing is a community story-telling site. 1. Read Start reading. When you finish a snippet of text, click 'read more'. You will be presented with three unique paths that continue the story. If you like your options, keep reading. 2. Write If you reach an end, or simply don't like the story's trajectory, graft a new snippet and take the story's direction into your own hands. 3. Publish Publish so that others may add on to your story. If it gets ranked well and has enough offshoots it stays, if not, watch it wither and die.
Dianne Krause

Moodle Tutorials ::: Educating Educators - 0 views

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    Welcome to Moodle Tutorials Educating Educators Moodle Tutorials offers: High Resolution Tutorials Complete Dedication to Moodle Faster Video Uploads Ability to Get .swf Directly Published :-)
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Musopen - Free Public Domain Classical Music - 0 views

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    Musopen is an online music library of copyright free (public domain) music. We want to give the world access to music without the legal hassles so common today. There is a great deal of music that has expired copyrights, but almost no recordings of this music is in the public domain. We aim to record or obtain recordings that have no copyrights so that our visitors may listen, re-use, or in any way enjoy music. Put simply, our mission is to set music free.
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Stellarium - 0 views

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    Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. It is being used in planetarium projectors. Just set your coordinates and go.
Dianne Krause

Home - mahara.org - 0 views

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    Mahara is an open source e-portfolio system with a flexible display framework. Mahara, meaning 'think' or 'thought' in Te Reo Māori, is user centred environment with a permissions framework that enables different views of an e-portfolio to be easily managed. Mahara also features a weblog, resume builder and social networking system, connecting users and creating online learner communities.
Dianne Krause

scribus.net | Scribus Open Source Desktop Publishing - 0 views

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    Scribus is an open-source program that brings award-winning professional page layout to Linux/Unix, MacOS X, OS/2 and Windows desktops with a combination of "press-ready" output and new approaches to page layout. Underneath the modern and user friendly interface, Scribus supports professional publishing features, such as CMYK color, separations, ICC color management and versatile PDF creation.
Dianne Krause

Coffee-Soft - make the most of your digital classroom - 0 views

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    CoFFEE is complemented by pedagogical scenarii - customisable lesson plans that are written by the projects researchers. These scenarii offer a good starting point for teachers who want to start using CoFFEE. They include both files that teachers can plug into CoFFEE to run a lesson plan, as well as a written step-by-step lesson plan instructing the teacher on all the relevant aspects of running a CoFFEE supported classroom activity.
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MathCast Home - 0 views

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    MathCast is an equation editor, an application that allows you to input mathematical equations. These equations can be used in written documents, webpages, and even databases. They could be rendered graphically to the screen, to picture files, or to MathML - today�s leading standard language for describing mathematics. MathCast can be used freely by anyone: students can create equation sheets to help them in their studies, educators can write handouts or study guides, webmasters can add mathematics to their website, and the list goes on and on.
Dianne Krause

Open Clip Art Library Drawing Together - 0 views

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    This project aims to create an archive of user contributed clip art that can be freely used. All graphics submitted to the project should be placed into the Public Domain according to the statement by the Creative Commons. If you'd like to help out, please join the mailing list, and review the archives.
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ccLearn - 0 views

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    ccLearn is a division of Creative Commons which is dedicated to realizing the full potential of the Internet to support open learning and open educational resources (OER). Our mission is to minimize barriers to sharing and reuse of educational materials - legal barriers, technical barriers, and social barriers.
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GeoGebra - 0 views

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    GeoGebra is a free and multi-platform dynamic mathematics software for schools that joins geometry, algebra and calculus. It received several international awards including the European and German educational software awards.
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Public Domain Clipart optimized for word processors - 0 views

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    An educational resource that began its life as "AbiClipart" in 2003. The collection is a safe way for children to search for images for use in school projects. Of course, other folks also find plenty of uses for the clip art and photos.
Dianne Krause

Find Open Source Alternatives to commercial software | Open Source Alternative - osalt.com - 0 views

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    Find open source software alternatives to well-known commercial software
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GIMPshop.com - A GIMP hack by Scott Moschella - 0 views

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    GIMPshop is a modification of the free/open source GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP), intended to replicate the feel of Adobe Photoshop. Its primary purpose is to make users of Photoshop feel comfortable using GIMP.
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The Top 50 Proprietary Programs that Drive You Crazy - and Their Open Source Alternativ... - 0 views

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    A great list of open source alternatives for expensive applications.
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