E-Learning Sugges...
Follow
Find tag "English"
1.3K views | +0 today
E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips
Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips on Improving E-Learning
Curated by James Funk
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners
Scoop.it!

Tech for Cross-curricular Learning | Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching

Tech for Cross-curricular Learning | Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it
Math, ELA, science, social studies, and art are all mixed up in the real world, so why not the classroom? Interdisciplinary teaching can help students make connections between subject areas and transfer concepts and skills between classrooms. This list of apps, games, and websites -- each of...

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Multidisciplinary+Teaching

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=cross+disciplinary

 


Via Gust MEES
more...
Gust MEES's curator insight, October 10, 8:44 AM
Math, ELA, science, social studies, and art are all mixed up in the real world, so why not the classroom? Interdisciplinary teaching can help students make connections between subject areas and transfer concepts and skills between classrooms. This list of apps, games, and websites -- each of...


Learn more:


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Multidisciplinary+Teaching


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=cross+disciplinary


Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners
Scoop.it!

The Best Free Stock Image Resources on the Web

The Best Free Stock Image Resources on the Web | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it
Visual content is the key to success on the Web. Here is the guide to some of the best image resources available to you for free.

Via Gust MEES
more...
Gust MEES's curator insight, August 2, 12:37 PM

Visual content is the key to success on the Web. Here is the guide to some of the best image resources available to you for free.


lynnegibb's curator insight, August 2, 9:22 PM

This will be really useful!

 

SLS Guernsey's curator insight, August 4, 3:37 AM

Want to know where to get images that you can you use without having to worry about copyright? Give credit but as long as you do you can use for free.

Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners
Scoop.it!

World Interactive Map

World Interactive Map | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it

Via Gust MEES
more...
Training in Business's curator insight, January 28, 7:31 PM

World Interactive Map 

 

Karleen Vaughn's curator insight, January 29, 4:20 PM

Saving this for my Social Studies classes ;)

Agueda Fernández's curator insight, January 30, 9:09 AM

Fantástico mapa interactivo muy útil para trabajo en aula.

Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Learning and Teaching
Scoop.it!

Rethinking Education: Self-Directed Learning Fits the Digital Age

Rethinking Education: Self-Directed Learning Fits the Digital Age | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it

Is the one-size-fits-all, top-down classroom a misfit for the Digital Age? 

 

Standards-based education is ruining the way educators teach and children learn. Education should not be about teaching to the next level in education and vocation and yet, that is exactly what our current school system is designed to do.

 

Our goal should be to foster a love of learning for learning sake. Learning is not something that we should force onto our children to ensure they go to college and get a good job. True learning is intrinsically motivated and the reward is knowledge.

 


Via Gust MEES
more...
Bianca Partyka's curator insight, March 31, 2:39 PM

I also think there is no limit to using technology in the classroom. I think every student learns differently and integrating technology in the classroom can help students find new means of studying that works well for them. I agree that teaching students to test them all the the same level is not the way to go about it. I think that it is "destroying our youth" and causing them to be high anxiety. 

ykn.espresso's curator insight, April 19, 8:22 PM

Owning the experience of discovery, especially as it pertains to learning about a situation or topic, results in a deeper understanding of the situation. 

Nick Sigrist's curator insight, May 12, 9:19 AM

Leaning towards the digital age is very important for education, because students have recently begun to center their lives around such devices like iPads, computers, and phones. This article explains the slow advances towards the use of computers and other devices that not only make our lives easier through communication, but can also do so very well through education.

Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners
Scoop.it!

colAR Mix Trailer

Download colAR Mix( http://www.colarapp.com ) and unlock full version for free during our campaign(15-28 July 2013) Bring your drawings to life with colAR Mi...

Via Gust MEES
more...
Gust MEES's curator insight, July 21, 2013 8:50 AM

 

Check it out, perfect for the kids!!!

Jerry Johnson's curator insight, July 24, 2013 10:48 AM

AR for the little ones.. but I bet the big kids will love it too! 

gabriela chaparro's curator insight, July 26, 2013 7:27 PM

Muy bueno...para compartir

Rescooped by James Funk from Virtual Learning potential
Scoop.it!

The World’s Largest Repository of Free Online Learning Tutorials

The World’s Largest Repository of Free Online Learning Tutorials | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it

Here’s a common scenario. Someone emails and asks about an elearning tutorial I have on the blog. It’s not always easy to find the specific tutorial buried in a given post. In fact, there are many times I either forgot that I had created that tutorial or I can’t recall where it’s at either. I know. It’s part of getting older.

 

Today I am going to fix that. I have listed every blog post that has a video tutorial that shows how to create something related to online learning. So, if you’re just getting started with building online learning courses (or new to the blog), now you have a handy resource with links to all sorts of rapid elearning tutorials.

 


Via Gust MEES, Ray Tolley
more...
Rosana Mondino's curator insight, April 14, 2013 5:17 PM

add your insight...

Jordi Castells's curator insight, April 28, 2013 2:45 PM

strongly recommended!

Charles Boddy's curator insight, May 25, 2013 2:07 PM

An amazing collection of free tutorials of interest to teachers and trainers who want to produce online or e-learning materials, especially with PowerPoint. 

Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners
Scoop.it!

Self-Directed Learning Well Explained and 27 Actions

Self-Directed Learning Well Explained and 27 Actions | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it

TeachThought.com has a series of posts about self-directed learning by Terry Heick and the staff, well worth a read! “

 

“Learning is most effective when it’s personalised; it means something to the learner. That happens when people feel they are participants and investors in their own learning, shaping what and how they learn, and able to articulate its value to them.” — Leadbeater, Charles

 


Via Gust MEES
more...
Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, March 25, 2013 2:16 PM

It is interesting how few classroom teachers and administrators are aware of what self-directed learning is. SDL is an imperative for our children.

Avery's curator insight, March 25, 2013 11:56 PM

My Thoughts:

You can't teach someone how to learn. You can give them helpful tips and advice, but a single structure for education is not going to work for everyone. It's so much harder for people to learn their true potential, to reach their goals, when they're only shown a single path to them. You show them the path through the forest, but what if there's a rock face nearby that also leads up to where they want to go, and what if they happen to be a fantastic rock climber? It just makes more sense to show someone a map if you can, instead of directing them towards only one path.

Official AndreasCY's curator insight, March 30, 2013 2:58 PM

“Learning is most effective when it’s personalised; it means something to the learner. That happens when people feel they are participants and investors in their own learning, shaping what and how they learn, and able to articulate its value to them.” — Leadbeater, Charles

 

Famous Self-Taughts (Autodidacts): Leonardo Da Vinci, William Blake, Herb Rits (in addition to Virginia Woolf, Mark Twain, John D. Rockefeller, and many others)

Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners
Scoop.it!

Teacher's Comprehensive List of Great Educational Technology Resources

Teacher's Comprehensive List of Great Educational Technology Resources | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it

Via Christine Heine, Gust MEES
more...
DPG plc's curator insight, January 12, 2013 10:18 AM

fanastic list of resources

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, January 12, 2013 2:11 PM

A ful list of whatever you could need

Tom Perran's curator insight, January 29, 2013 12:08 AM

Lots of new tools here!

Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners
Scoop.it!

Storybird in Education

Storybird in Education | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it
Storybird is a free digital tool, which allows you to let the students write stories based on pictures.

Via Gust MEES
more...
Dolly Bhasin 's curator insight, December 26, 2012 2:20 AM

Seems like a good learning tool for small children!

Katharina Kulle's comment, December 26, 2012 6:21 AM
A
Simron Nissim's curator insight, March 19, 12:23 PM

משחקים

Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners
Scoop.it!

7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology [Infographic]

7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology [Infographic] | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it

November 30, 2012 by Angela Maiers

 

Love this great post from the folks at Always Prepared entitled: ‘The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology‘ and the infographic it inspired from Mark Bates. Both highlight “The Habitudes” of educators who are effectively using technology to enhance and impact teaching and learning. Hat tip to Shawn McCusker for this awesome Twitter find!

 

A MUST read:

http://www.angelamaiers.com/2012/11/7-habits-of-highly-effective-teachers-who-use-technology.html

 


Via Gust MEES
more...
AAEEBL's curator insight, January 21, 2013 7:26 PM

Applicable to all learners, whether students or teachers or carrerists. 

Maria Kallergi's curator insight, April 3, 2013 7:23 AM

we don't want to be left behind

Terri Rice's curator insight, July 27, 7:08 PM

Absolutely! it is so good to know I have some of the qualities. Working on integrating them all into my daily life.

Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners
Scoop.it!

Text 2 Mind Map - Simple mind mapping online

Text 2 Mind Map - Simple mind mapping online | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it
Text 2 Mind Map is one of the most popular mind mapping tools on the web.

Via Gust MEES
more...
Ron K Jeffries's comment, November 19, 2012 11:17 AM
Interesting, thanks for sharing.
Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners
Scoop.it!

TileMill | Fast and beautiful maps

TileMill | Fast and beautiful maps | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it

 

Design beautiful maps...

 

Make beautiful interactive maps


Whether you're a journalist, web designer, researcher, or seasoned cartographer, TileMill is the design studio you need to create stunning interactive maps.

 

TileMill is an open source project by MapBox...

 

Read more:

http://mapbox.com/tilemill/

 


Via Gust MEES
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners
Scoop.it!

Animation Library - Free animations for your presentations

Animation Library  - Free animations for your presentations | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it

Over 14,000 Free Animations plus articles, reviews, tutorials, postcard, and everything else related to animated graphics.


Via Baiba Svenca, Gust MEES
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners
Scoop.it!

Excellent Ecology and Environmental Science Apps, Games, and Sites

Excellent Ecology and Environmental Science Apps, Games, and Sites | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it
Great options for all ages that'll help students understand and empathize with the interconnectedness of Earth and it's varied environments.

Via Gust MEES
more...
Gust MEES's curator insight, October 8, 5:14 PM

Great options for all ages that'll help students understand and empathize with the interconnectedness of Earth and it's varied environments.


Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Learning and Teaching
Scoop.it!

Build Your ThingLink Classroom | ThingLink Blog

Build Your ThingLink Classroom | ThingLink Blog | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it

 

Good news! When teachers sign up for a ThingLink Teacher account, a classroom group is now automatically created. Just sign up and grab your own classroom to experience the benefits of collecting, organizing and viewing the work of your students in one place!


Via Gust MEES
more...
Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Learning and Teaching
Scoop.it!

What Is Web 3.0 And How Will It Change Education?

What Is Web 3.0 And How Will It Change Education? | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it
We'll reach a new state of web skills when we reinvent technology tools to better enhance our personal learning. We'll be at 3.0 when schools are everywhere and not viewed as daycare.

Via Gust MEES
more...
Maria Richards's curator insight, March 29, 4:41 PM

change is constant and inevitable! Might as well embrace it!

Antonis Michailidis's curator insight, April 26, 5:44 AM

Για την ενημέρωσή μας.

Martha Mendez's curator insight, December 6, 7:11 PM

Constrasting evolution of Web.

Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners
Scoop.it!

Copyright | Creative Commons Code Generator | Choose a License

Copyright | Creative Commons Code Generator | Choose a License | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it

Via Gust MEES
more...
Maria Persson's comment, August 25, 2013 11:50 PM
This is super helpful - thanks so much!
Maria Persson's curator insight, August 25, 2013 11:52 PM

Must have if you are a developing digitally literate student or pedagogue!  Let's be honest, fair and true to the work done by others and even ourselves!  Thanks for this very useful and urgently needed resource!

becool's curator insight, September 19, 2013 5:37 AM

Creative Commons: Voor een sommige al gekend, door niet velen toegepast. Deze link om je hier wat meer informatie over te geven en de cultuur van het delen verder te promoten. Docenten, trainers, instructeurs en coaches hebben baat bij dit model. Controleer de mogelijkheden van creative commons en gebruik het ook werkelijk!

Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners
Scoop.it!

5 Great Tools for Creating Your Own Educational Infographics

5 Great Tools for Creating Your Own Educational Infographics | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it
These fun, mostly free tools can help educators easily create their own Infographics, and bring a very modern twist to instruction. “A picture is worth

Via Gust MEES
more...
Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, June 8, 2013 7:22 AM

Explore this tool to screate your own infographics

diane gusa's curator insight, July 20, 2013 9:21 AM

List of infographic tools to chose from.

Karen Johnson's curator insight, March 5, 8:46 AM

Have you used an infographic before?  Here is an opportunity for you to try creating one yourself.  They can be quite good starter points for discussions.

Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners
Scoop.it!

Create Beautiful Looking Quotes Picture

Create Beautiful Looking Quotes Picture | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Gust MEES
more...
Optimanova's curator insight, April 9, 2013 4:19 AM

Perfect for Pinterest!!

Cori Zuppo's curator insight, April 21, 2013 9:33 AM

Very cool app! Simplifies the process of making banners, backgrounds, quotes. Super easy to use. 

Juan Fernández's curator insight, May 31, 2013 8:13 AM

It looks like a great tool for language teachers. Something to create quick messages or sentences in a fun way. 

Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners
Scoop.it!

Great Pinterest Tips for Students

Great Pinterest Tips for Students | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it

Pinterest is a promising visual bookmarking platform. It is gaining in popularity more and more and of course teachers and educators are part of this success for there are now a burgeoning number of  educational boards on Pinterest where you can get free access to tons of web tools and teaching tips.There are also some great educational Pinners that are  committed to sharing useful resources with their fellow teachers. In this regard, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has its own Pinterest Board where we have been pinning everything we publish here or we find in other blogs and websites, make sure to follow us to stay updated about our future pinnings.


Via Andrea Zeitz, Les Howard, Lynnette Van Dyke, Gust MEES
more...
Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, May 15, 2013 5:07 PM

Some great ways to use Pinterest.

Yahya Qachach's curator insight, May 18, 2013 5:53 AM

websocialmedianetworks

Yahya Qachach's curator insight, May 18, 2013 5:55 AM

websocialmedianetworks

Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners
Scoop.it!

Quizlet in Education

Quizlet in Education | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it
Quizlet is a web-based service, which allows for the creation of sets of 'flashcards' for teaching

Via Gust MEES
more...
ICTPHMS's comment, April 22, 2013 11:27 AM
Excellent resource! We utilize this in all of our ICT classes.
Jeris Walters's curator insight, August 13, 2013 2:03 PM

Create words with definitions for study aids.

Nathalie Bozec's curator insight, March 14, 12:13 PM

Quizlet : un site (exerciseur) qui permet de favoriser l'apprentissage du vocabulaire ou des verbes irréguliers, à travers des quiz, des jeux, des flashcards... L'élève peut ainsi s'entraîner de façon autonome.

Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners
Scoop.it!

Website Translator - Add Website

Website Translator - Add Website | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it

Bring an automatic translation tool to your website by using Google Translate.

 


Via Gust MEES
more...
Credencys's comment, August 12, 2013 8:17 AM
Great Going ... & it is also helpfull to submit your website in Google
Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners
Scoop.it!

A Library of Free Music and Sound Loops for Your Presentations

A Library of Free Music and Sound Loops for Your Presentations | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it

From the original article: "One of the cool things about PowerPoint is that it let's you embed sounds into directly into the presentation. You can insert sound loops and cliparts to decorate your presentations or even add a nice background music while playing the slide show. Here..."


Via Baiba Svenca, Robin Good, Helen Blunden, Marcelo Nolasco, Arthur Correia, Gianfranco D'Aversa, Gust MEES
more...
Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, March 18, 2013 3:47 AM

Free music to add in to your PowerPoints.

R.Conrath, Ed.D.'s curator insight, March 18, 2013 1:42 PM

Great tool for sound clips needed for presentations and other video projects. 

Nedko Aldev's curator insight, May 8, 2013 4:25 AM

add your insight...

 
Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners
Scoop.it!

Trend Micro: Is this website safe? Check it before sharing!

Trend Micro: Is this website safe? Check it before sharing! | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it

Site Safety Center

 

Gust MEES: In a world where nearly everything is getting shared it is very important to make sure that the shared websites (URL's) are safe! But how to know this?

 

Teachers as also learners share websites, so basics of IT-Security (not ONLY Internetsafety) are a MUST in Education!

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/05/05/get-smart-with-5-minutes-tutorialsit-securitypart-5-not-only-internetsafety-also-it-security/

 

 

This free service has been made available so that you can check the safety of a particular URL that might seem suspicious. Trend Micro reserves the right to block automated programs from submitting large numbers of URLs for analysis. If you need to check a lot of URLs, please contact Trend Micro for help.

 

Try it out, YOU should...:

http://global.sitesafety.trendmicro.com/

 

Check out also my FREE courses about basic IT-Security:

 

https://gustmeesen.wordpress.com/2012/03/16/beginners-it-security-guide/

 

https://gustmeesen.wordpress.com/2012/02/13/why-ict-security-why-the-need-to-secure-a-computer/

 

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/07/11/cyberhygiene-hygiene-for-ict-in-education-and-business/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/category/get-smart-with-5-minutes-tutorials/

 


Via Gust MEES
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by James Funk from 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners
Scoop.it!

5 Great Sites for Student Animation

5 Great Sites for Student Animation | E-Learning Suggestions, Ideas, and Tips | Scoop.it
Animation is a great way to bring creativity into the classroom. Get your class excited and engaged with these 5 great websites for student animation.

 

 

 

 


Via Gust MEES
more...
No comment yet.