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LearningReviews lists 1800 Free Educational Sites & Apps

Updated for 2017, these free resources are organized by subject area, with sections for teachers, parents, learning challenges, and college/career.  Teacher section includes professional development, lesson plans and project-based learning.

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Flipped Classroom: 40 Sources for Curated Educational Videos

Flipped Classroom: 40 Sources for Curated Educational Videos | Educational Websites and apps | Scoop.it
Fortunately, there are some great websites and services that take the guesswork out of finding and sorting educational video content. Here is the most updated list of some of the curated video site...

 

Like explorers approaching an unfamiliar landscape, teachers who are ready to take the plunge into flipped classrooms and blended learning often approach the opportunity with a mix of excitement and trepidation.Just dipping a toe into the virtual waters of online content can be overwhelming, and there’s a risk that even the most fearless educator can become paralyzed by the bottomless depths of content and endless pools of resources.


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English Projects - Ideas for Language Arts Project Based Learning

English Projects - Ideas for Language Arts Project Based Learning | Educational Websites and apps | Scoop.it
Experienced teachers across the country have designed detailed examples of English and language arts projects - 200 of which I catalog here.
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K-12 PBL projects for elementary, middle and high school, including ESL and foreign languages.

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Resources for Researching and Evaluating Educational Kids Apps | The Digital Media Diet

Resources for Researching and Evaluating Educational Kids Apps | The Digital Media Diet | Educational Websites and apps | Scoop.it
Resource list of research reports and websites to evaluate and curate educational apps for kids under 12.

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Emma Alcock's curator insight, May 24, 2013 2:23 AM

With so many educational apps available, it can be hard to choose what to use. This might help!

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Free Educational Resources - Best of Class for K-12

Free Educational Resources - Best of Class for K-12 | Educational Websites and apps | Scoop.it
These ten websites rise to the top in providing the best quality free content for kids, teachers and homeschooling parents. There are thousands of sites with games, lessons and hands- on activities for K- 12 students. But few provide a consistently high qu...
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The 6 Types Of Assessments (And How They're Changing) - Edudemic

The 6 Types Of Assessments (And How They're Changing) - Edudemic | Educational Websites and apps | Scoop.it

Testing, especially any sort of standardized testing tends to get a bad rap. Teachers complain that they spend too much time teaching to a test. But assessments do have value, and an important place in our learning structure. By measuring what students are learning, we as teachers can look at how we are approaching different subjects, materials, and even different students. The handy infographic takes a look at different types of assessments and their attributes and questions. Keep reading to learn more.


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Marilyn Korhonen's curator insight, July 30, 2013 11:25 AM

Great overview of assessments in education.

Shea Stehm's curator insight, August 2, 2013 1:41 PM

Testing, especially any sort of standardized testing tends to get a bad rap. Teachers complain that they spend too much time teaching to a test. But assessments do have value, and an important place in our learning structure. By measuring what students are learning, we as teachers can look at how we are approaching different subjects, materials, and even different students.

Dee KC's curator insight, August 6, 2013 3:25 PM

following the DfE's assessing without levels guidance this looks like  god place to start when reviewing how you measure progress

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Top 11 Educational Video Websites for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Top 11 Educational Video Websites for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Websites and apps | Scoop.it

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Kristyn Curran's curator insight, December 18, 2013 11:07 AM

This article talks about 11 online video websites geared directly for learning.  Who knew there were so many options besides just YouTube!

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Math Project Ideas Provide Examples of Project Based Learning

Math Project Ideas Provide Examples of Project Based Learning | Educational Websites and apps | Scoop.it
These 170 math projects, from schools across the US, provide overviews, activities, assessment rubrics, work product descriptions, and ideas for reflection.

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