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Free-shared Education - Dreams Lesson Plan: All Ages ● All Learning Levels ● Any Environment ● Open Source & Globally Collaborative. Lesson Plan Mindmap for Dreams – Click to Enlarge This page is a free-shared lesson plan archive for teaching all educational subjects within the context and theme of “Dreams”. It is purposed for use in community education environments, homeschool environments, traditional schooling environments, or as a supplemental and fun addition to any education program. As part of the complete Education for Life Program, this lesson plan is specifically designed to work in conjunction with the other components: Foundations of Teaching, Curriculum, Teaching Strategies, Learning Tools and Toys, Evaluation Model, and The Ultimate Classroom.

If you’d like to learn how all these components work together, click here. NOTE: The colors are provided as a possible linear progression (red/easiest to violet/most challenging) for people that might prefer a more linear structure. Our core philosophy is that through creativity every color can be made easy or challenging for any learning level. Lesson Plans for Life: Open Source and Free-shared Education Lesson Plans.

This Lesson Plans for Life component combines all components of the Education for Life Program and contains the first 6 months of lessons we intend to use on the property. Our highest priority is to support people (especially our youngest members) to grow as freethinking, amazing, creative, world-changing leaders. These educational plans incorporate all ages and represent (for those who desire this) a specific path to achieving scholarships, pre-college credit, advanced college placement, and/or direct entrance into emerging fields and careers. The Lesson Plans for Life are weekly theme-based lesson plans purposed to teach all subjects, to all learning levels, within the context of the central theme.

They can be used in any learning environment as stand-alone lessons or as part of the complete program. Seeking Parents, Educators, and Creative Thinkers to Help Create These Lesson Plans: Click this Image to Learn More We’re building a resource section. Send us your ideas. Using the Education for Life Program: All Ages | All Subjects | Free. The Education for Life program consists of 8 primary components that are purposed for individual use or use as a complete system. First this page describes how each of these components can be used individually. After that it describes how the components can all be combined. Here is the index of sections for this page: The Foundations of Being Outstanding Leaders, Teachers, Learners, and Communicators (a.k.a.

“Strategies of Being”) component is meant to be used as a guide or template for improving learning, leadership, self-confidence, free-thinking, and communication. The page is designed with the mindset that every experience is an opportunity for growth and every participant is both a Teacher and a Learner. This component will grow and evolve anytime better and more empowering strategies are discovered. The 7 subject components are designed to outline all aspects of their respective subjects from pre-school learning to professional application.

Check out the tools | OERPUB. We are developing tools that make creating open educational resources (OER) easy and efficient. The Textbook Editor: This tool enables authors to create OER artifacts from scratch, and arrange them into textbooks. Try it out! (Chrome only for now, requires GitHub login)Also at: The OER Importer: This tool converts existing documents into OER artifacts that can be edited or published to OER repositories. Try it out! See the designs for upcoming features in the editor below. List of open education resources online. Nearly every week, if not every day, there are more and more open source and open educational resources available and accessible to us. It's impossible to ignore. It also seems impossible to keep pace with the sheer volume. Despite this, I will attempt here to give a comprehensive listing of many helpful, accessible, amazing open education resources.

(There will inevitably be some left out, but here goes!) To begin, it's good to understand that there are open resources for almost every age, grade, and subject: elementary, middle, and high school studentshigher, tertiary, and vocational educationspecial needs and gifted studentspublic or private school studentshomeschoolers or unschoolersparents, teachers, and administrators Where open education is being used Prime Minister David Cameron announced in February 2013 that more UK universities are joining Futurelearn, the UK's first provider of free, open online courses (with the British Library).

Why open source? Open education resources Global. OpenCourseWare | Free Online Course Materials. :: Free Online Test Prep. Global Village School, Homeschooling Program, Homeschool Diploma. ENCHANTED LEARNING HOME PAGE. Online Public School, Online High School, Online Private School, Homeschooling, and Online Courses options.

LEGO NXT. Mapping The Future Of Education Technology. Add this massive infographic to the recent discussion of futuristic dorms and what education will look like in 2020--and beyond. Designed by Michell Zappa’s Envisioning Technology (which also created that fantastic interactive infographic mapping the future of technology), this chart maps innovations in education technology for the next few decades.

Click to enlarge. It illustrates a shift from a classroom-centered approach toward an increasingly virtual set of learning environments. Of course the most eye-popping statistic is the idea that 65% of today’s grade-school children will end up at jobs that haven’t been invented yet. Hence the need for looking forward to try to anticipate how technologies might evolve and how we should expect to incorporate them into our schools. Cognitive fun!