AASL's Best Websites for Teaching and Learning
89 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

Curriki

Curriki | AASL's Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Guidelines for School Library Programs: Instructional Partner
"The SLMS collaborates with classroom teachers to develop assignments that are matched to academic standards and include critical thinking skills, technology and information literacy skills, and core social skills and cultural competencies. The SLMS guides instructional design by working with the classroom teacher to establish learning objectives and goals, and by implementing assessment strategies before, during and after assigned units of study."

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

Wikis for Everyone - Wikispaces

This is the quintessential collaborative tool! This easy-to-use website allows anyone to write, edit and share content, depending on the permissions granted by the wiki owner.

Tip: Students can use a wiki as a research journal, documenting their progress from beginning questions to finished products, as they receive feedback directly on the wiki from their classroom teacher and librarian.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

MindMeister

MindMeister | AASL's Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Be creative -- think maps! Mindmeister and Bubbl.us are both online mapping tools: Mindmeister is better for middle and high school students, while Bubbl.us is for younger students. Both websites allow users to think visually, collaborate, and share ideas through concept maps.

Tip: Effective tools for teams of students to collaboratively brainstorm what they know about a subject and what questions they want to research.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

Google Reader

Google Reader | AASL's Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Overwhelmed with all the information on the Internet? Google Reader is a tool for gathering, reading, and sharing all the relevant blogs and websites you read on the web. This easy-to-use tool constantly checks sites (blogs, news sites, and webpages) that have been selected by you, scans them for updates and new content, and then organizes them in the Reader for easy access. Reader is a great organization tool to keep current with educational trends, research and news!

Tip: This is a great organizational tool for students to keep current on their research topics.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

Teachers' Resources

Teachers' Resources | AASL's Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

The National Archives’ Digital Classroom offers a multitude of resources for the use of primary sources in the classroom. With access to copies of primary documents from the holdings of the National Archives of the United States, teachers can develop their own activities and lesson plans that make historical periods come alive for their students or choose from dozens of resources that have already been developed and are featured here.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

NSDL.org - National Science Digital Library

NSDL.org is an online science library with links to high quality science, technology,
engineering, and math resources for K-12 teachers, faculty, librarians, students and informal learners.
Funded by the National Science Foundation.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

DebateGraph

Debate map visualization of: 8,500+ maps and counting! Click on the bubbles to learn more – and log-in to create free public and private maps on any topic.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

We Collaborate! - Users of Blackboard Collaborate

We Collaborate! - Users of Blackboard Collaborate | AASL's Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

A user community for Blackboard Collaborate...

 

Connect with Steve Hargadon and an ever-growing number of educators on Learn Central, the social network for professional development that is ready when you are. Join free webinars and discussions in real time or participate with members asynchronously. Host a group of up to three participants for free. Develop networks with colleagues across town or around the world. Lifelong learning is just a few clicks away! 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

WebList - The place to find the best web lists on the web

WebList - The place to find the best web lists on the web | AASL's Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Weblist is a great way to gather and organize content based on a theme with the added feature of one URL. Your weblist can then be shared through social media networks or posted on a blog or Website. No time to make your own list, then search their playlist for subjects from music to science and everything in between.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

JOG THE WEB

JOG THE WEB | AASL's Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Do you want an easy and innovative way to guide students through the Internet? jogtheweb is a web-based tool that allows anyone to create a synchronous guide to a series of Websites. Its step-by-step approach of taking viewers through Websites allowing the author to annotate and ask guiding questions for each page is unique. Give it a try and start creating your own jogs.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

Storybird - Artful storytelling

Storybird - Artful storytelling | AASL's Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Do your students like to tell stories? Storybird will help them to create short, visual stories. You can save them, share them and (soon) print them. Use Storybird's beautiful watercolor illustrations to tell your story.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

ICDL - International Children's Digital Library

ICDL - International Children's Digital Library | AASL's Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

International Children's Digital Library...

 

 The largest digital collections of children’s book, ICDL contains over 4,400 books in 54 languages representing 64 countries with applications for the iPhone and the new larger screen, iPad.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

Scratch imagine, program, share

Scratch  imagine, program, share | AASL's Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Scratch: a programming language for everyone. Create interactive stories, games, music and art - and share them online.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

More Than 6 Million Users Work Online With Zoho

More Than 6 Million Users Work Online With Zoho | AASL's Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Zoho offers a suite of online web applications geared towards increasing your productivity and offering easy collaboration.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

Poll Everywhere

Audience response system that uses mobile phones, twitter, and the web. Responses are displayed in real-time on gorgeous charts in PowerPoint, Keynote, or web browser.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

SimplyBox.com

SimplyBox.com | AASL's Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

If you’re a visual learner, then this is the tool for you! Simply Box is a tool that allows users to capture, share, and organize anything found on the web into an unlimited number of "boxes" and then share with friends, groups, students, or the world. However, rather than saving lists of bookmarks, it allows users to capture just a part of a webpage, whether it’s a headline, a paragraph, a photo, or a video. Items can be saved and organized.

Tip: As students collaborate on projects, this tool makes it easy to organize, cite and keep track of the individual resources culled from various websites

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

Diigo - Web Highlighter and Sticky Notes, Online Bookmarking and Annotation, Personal Learning Network.

Diigo - Web Highlighter and Sticky Notes, Online Bookmarking and Annotation, Personal Learning Network. | AASL's Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Diigo is a powerful research tool and a knowledge-sharing community...

 

Need help in organizing your favorite websites? Diigo is a social bookmarking site that allows users to save websites, as well as tag them, add sticky notes and annotations, and share them with other users in various groups.

Tip: Sticky notes are an effective way to start a virtual conversation among teams of students on the merits of a website.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

EDSITEment | The Best of the Humanities on the Web

EDSITEment | The Best of the Humanities on the Web | AASL's Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Check out this site for great educational material -suggested Websites and lesson plans - in literature/language arts, art/culture, social studies/history and foreign language.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

Exploratree - Exploratree by FutureLab

Exploratree - Exploratree by FutureLab | AASL's Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Create "thinking guides" using Exploratree's endless options. You can fill in the guides online or print them out for student use--both options offer the option to save your work for future use. Thinking guides are divided into five broad categories for use by educators and students: map your ideas, solve problems, explore, analyse (they're British!), and different perspectives.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

TED: Ideas worth spreading

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading -- through TED.com, our annual conferences, the annual TED Prize and local TEDx events.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

Creative Commons

Creative Commons | AASL's Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

Organize your resources in an online binder - LiveBinders

Organize your resources in an online binder - LiveBinders | AASL's Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

This fun and easy-to-use site makes it easy to organize and share sources. Teachers can use it as a presentation tool, plan an interactive lesson, or engage with students on the research process.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

Evernote | Remember everything with Evernote, Skitch and our other great apps.

Evernote | Remember everything with Evernote, Skitch and our other great apps. | AASL's Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
The Evernote family of products help you remember and act upon ideas, projects and experiences across all the computers, phones and tablets you use.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

Jing, screenshot and screencast software from TechSmith

Jing, screenshot and screencast software from TechSmith | AASL's Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Jing captures anything you see on your computer screen, as an image or short video, and lets you share it instantly.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Stephanie Lawrence
Scoop.it!

WatchKnowLearn - Free K-12 educational videos

WatchKnowLearn - Free K-12 educational videos | AASL's Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Free K-12 educational videos … organized. Tens of thousands of excellent, educational videos in a huge, intuitive directory. Organized, reviewed, rated, and described by teachers. Ideal as a supplement to a curriculum or for independent study.
more...
No comment yet.