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TheGamesList - The world's greatest social bookmarking site for Online Games. Play Free Web Games, Flash Games and Downloadable Games

TheGamesList - The world's greatest social bookmarking site for Online Games. Play Free Web Games, Flash Games and Downloadable Games | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

The world's greatest social bookmarking site for Online Games.  Lots of educational games.  I found a bunch on virtual surgeries for my anatomy class.

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M.I.T. Expands Free Online Courses, Offering Certificates

M.I.T. Expands Free Online Courses, Offering Certificates | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

While students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology pay thousands of dollars for courses, the university will announce a new program on Monday allowing anyone anywhere to take M.I.T. courses online free of charge — and for the first time earn official certificates for demonstrating mastery of the subjects taught.The new online learning platform will provide access to online laboratories, self-assessments and student-to-student discussions.

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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Web 2.0 Tools: 11 Online File Converters

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Web 2.0 Tools: 11 Online File Converters | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

Converting from one file format to another is much easier than you think. Sharing a Word document file you'd like everyone to able to read? Make it a PDF. (Portable Document Format) Want to make a Flash media file from a PowerPoint presentation? There are over 50 different types of conversion combinations out there and lots of free programs to choose from. COOL FACT: Many teachers are using Zamzar to convert YouTube videos (Flash file) so they can view them in the classroom. Schools are publishing their school newspapers with Youblisher and ISSU, which make online viewing possible

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The Innovative Educator: 10 Online Ed Trends Coming to a High School Near You

The Innovative Educator: 10 Online Ed Trends Coming to a High School Near You | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

Even if you’re not aware of it, it’s likely that online education programs are coming to a high school near you. In fact, many in your area might already offer access to a variety of online educational resources. Here, we’ve collected some of the most common ways these schools push learning into the digital realm, with many employing more than one – or even all. As online education evolves, it’s likely that communities will see more and more students taking advantage of these programs, necessitating even more innovations and strategies.

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Edmodo | Secure Social Learning Network for Teachers and Students

Edmodo | Secure Social Learning Network for Teachers and Students | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

Education 2.0 - Free Private Microblogging in the Classroom...  Edmodo is kind of a blend of Moodle and Facebook.  It is very flexible and user friendly, a great way to update your atudents!

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Directory of Educational Resources on the Web - THE DIRECTORY OF EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES ON THE WEB

Directory of Educational Resources on the Web - THE DIRECTORY OF EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES ON THE WEB | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it
education, educational, apps, smart board,mobile, worksheets, quizzes, games, online, practice, math, grammar, phonics, handwriting, technology, reading, language arts, science, social studies, history, geography, preschool, elementary, middle school...
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The 21st Century Teacher

The 21st Century Teacher | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it
A free online community devoted solely to education in the 21st Century. Communicate, Collaborate, Network, Share and Learn. We have so much to talk about. (21st Century Education - We have so much to talk about!
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The Saylor Foundation

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Saylor.org is a free and open collection of college level courses. There are no registrations or fees required to take our courses, and you will earn a certificate upon completion of each course. Because we are not accredited, you will not earn a college degree or diploma; however, our team of experienced college professors has designed each course so you will be able to achieve the same learning objectives as students enrolled in traditional colleges.

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Content Curation: Classroom Applications

Content Curation: Classroom Applications | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

"Content curation is the act of continually identifying, selecting and sharing the best and most relevant online content and other online resources (and by that I mean articles, blog posts, videos, photos, tools, tweets, or whatever) on a specific subject to match the needs of a specific audience.” – Ann Handley on TopRank blog


Via Angel Sobrino, José Moraga Campos, Juergen Wagner
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Search-ebooks.eu - Free ebook search engine

Search-ebooks.eu - Free ebook search engine | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

Thousands of free ebooks, but unlike many other sources this has an efficient search engine...I searched human anatomy and came up with more than 2000 hits, some of which meet my needs very well and that I haven't seen before.

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Free Social Teaching and Learning Network focused solely on education

Free Social Teaching and Learning Network focused solely on education | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

Sophia is a social teaching and learning network. It's where you can teach what you know and learn what you don't.  This tool allow not only video lectures, but allows you to incorporate docs,  picturesand audio-but be warned that the company will own the rights to your materials.

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Games in Schools-Online Course

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Games in Schools from Insafe

 

We will shortly be running a 'Games in Schools' online learning course. Launching on 27 September 2011, this new course for teachers will focus on using games in classrooms. The course will consider the benefits of such an approach while also highlighting the potential challenges.

You can register your interest in participating now by completing the short registration form below. You will be contacted nearer the time with full joining instructions.

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Is this website offering the future of education? - Bangor Daily News

Is this website offering the future of education? - Bangor Daily News | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it
Is this website offering the future of education?Bangor Daily NewsTeachers view the site as a useful tool to individualize learning, says Dennis Van Roekel, who taught for 23 years and now is president of the National Education Association.

 

 

This article explains how online lectures, such as those available at Kahn's Academy, "flip" the activity in the classroom so that it is directed by the students and their individual needs. 

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