This is a superb site from the BBC with interesting questions to inspire awe and wonder. There are videos and other media which attempt to answer questions on history, science and much more. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Cross+Curricular
"It’s been four years since I first published my “Taxonomy of Reflection.” My interest in reflective thinking is rooted in a simple but powerful statement by Donald Finkel who wrote that teaching should be thought of as “providing experience, provoking reflection.” (Teaching with Your Mouth Shut)."
This is a great site to make interactive quizzes, diagrams and assessment resources. Choose the type of resource you want to make or search the shared resources from the community, then share with your students. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Cross+Curricular
Here is a neat recipe for an alternative assessment. We are working on industrialization and Mill Girls leading up to our poetry slam. After a couple of days of research we took three books that the library wanted to get rid of.
Finding Materials: This site is designed for geography students and teachers to find interesting, current supplemental materials. To search for place-specific posts, browse this interactive map. To search for thematic posts, see http://geographyeducation.org/thematic/ (organized by the APHG curriculum). Also you can search for a keyword by clicking on the filter tab above.
"Quill is a service that provides an updated take on the old writing worksheets that most of us used in elementary school and middle school. The service offers more than just the writing practice activities, but that is its core feature."
"I have been working on a tool for students to do a self assessment/reflection and feedback...The tool is based around the work of Stephen Dinham which is used be DET NSW and New Zealand eductors John Hattie & Helen Timperley."
This is a wonderful YouTube channel with videos that asks and answers big questions of the world and science and the little quirks of life. Use the videos directly in class or watch them for inspiration.
This is a superb online comic book maker with a good set of backgrounds, characters, props and other features. There are also a range of apps for Apple, Android and other devices to try. ictmagic.wikispaces.com/ICT+%26+Web+Tools