Business 2 Community. Stay Akamai: It’s a natural step for bloggers to consider publishing; self publishing books is easier than ever before.
And yet. That doesn’t mean the process is easy. If only..there were a single resource written by people who have been through the process. People who could provide you the details of how to self-publish. From Blogger to Author? I’ve considered several books over the years. I’ve said many times that having a blog is a brutal task-master. What does it cover? APE covers everything from crowd-sourcing editing to determining what your book’s price point should be. Related Resources from B2C» Free Webcast: Using Data and Design to Create a Knockout Email Nurture Program I appreciate that the book moves through the steps of self publishing in a logical way, but I still recommend reading it in its entirety before ever typing a single word.
The Social Role in Self Publishing. Law Student Guide to Free Legal Research. Through the Wormhole Documentaries - Watch Free Documentaries Online. Boundless Learning Got Served. What does it all Mean for Open Textbooks? Top 10 Free Online Tutoring Tools for 2012. The Internet provides a wealth of resources for teachers, tutors, and students to go well beyond classroom learning. Whether you’re a teacher preparing for tomorrow’s lecture, a professional tutor working with one or two students, or you just want to help your cousin in Alabama with some trig homework, these free tools will help you interact with your student(s) sans the confines of the classroom. Skype with Idroo Idroo is an online educational whiteboard used in combination with Skype. Use it with as many students or fellow teachers as you want for tutoring sessions or meetings, as the whiteboard’s “only limitations” are Internet connection speed and how fast everyone involved absorbs the material.
All writing and drawing done on the whiteboard is visible to participants in real time, making it a true virtual classroom. Gchat Anyone with a gmail account can access Gchat . WizIQ Teachers, students and organizations can create free accounts on WizIQ , another online education portal. 100 Incredibly Useful YouTube Channels for Teachers. YouTube has earned a reputation for featuring brain cell-slaughtering fare such as the truly abysmal Fred and playing host to the some of the most depressingly stupid comments this side of Yahoo!
News. But for every participant liberally dishing out misspelled racist, sexist and homophobic talking points, there is at least one whose channel genuinely offers something provocative and educational. For teachers hoping to infuse multimedia into their classrooms, YouTube makes for an excellent starting point. Plenty of universities, nonprofits, organizations, museums and more post videos for the cause of education both in and out of schools.
The following list compiles some of the ones most worthy of attention, as they feature plenty of solid content appealing to their respective audiences and actively try to make viewers smarter. Podcast Articles And Resources. A directory of educational apps that can be used in the classroom. 7 Websites Where Students Can Get Homework Help. Online Homework Help Can Keep the Family Peace!
Homework has historically not been a student’s favorite use of time out of school. Fortunately there are now some good websites students can use to reduce the amount of time spent on homework. Not only will these websites reduce the amount of time required to complete assignments, they’ll also potentially increase quality of the work. Free video lectures,Free Animations, Free Lecture Notes, Free Online Tests, Free Lecture Presentations. Intelligent YouTube Channels. Below, we have gathered together some of the most intelligent video collections on YouTube.
A great place to find culturally enriching video... General Universities Spotlighted Collections YouTube EDUYouTube got a lot more intelligent when it launched YouTube EDU, a section of the site that centralizes all of its educational/academic content. Other University Collections. 9 Great iPad Apps for Teachers. We are back to you with another awesome list of some iPad apps we have meticulously handpicked for you.
Just keep in mind that the apps listed below are new apps that are featured for the first time here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning, just in case some of you wonder why great apps like Dropbox, Evernote and several others have not been included. We have already reviewed those apps and you can access them Here. The commonality between all of these apps is that they were designed with teachers in mind. Oppia: Google's New Learning Tool. By Anne Collier Google+ @annecollier This may be the next step beyond tutorials on YouTube, MOOCs (massively open online courses), Google Play for Education and YouTube EDU.
It may even be signaling the next step for education. It’s called “Oppia,” and it’s a learning teaching tool. It helps teachers customize what they’re teaching, student by student – by asking the individual learner questions and, “based on how the learner responds to those questions, the teacher decides how to proceed, which questions to ask, how to give feedback and so on,” TechCrunch reports. Smart Feedback It’s part of the shift (I hope) we’re seeing away from mass-production education, as it helps tailor the subject to the learner rather than the other way around. Open Source Community Connected Learning. Free SAT Class Could Flunk Prep Companies. Flat World Knowledge Releases 'Make It Your Own' Platform for Textbooks.
Flat World Knowledge Releases 'Make It Your Own' Platform for Textbooks Flat World Knowledge, a publisher of free and open college textbooks for students, announced the release of a new platform called MIYO (Make It Your Own).
The fully-automated system gives professors greater control over textbook content, and the ability, with one click, to make their modified book available to students free online or in multiple, low-cost digital and print formats. MIYO (mee-oh) transforms a static textbook into an adaptable learning platform by combining a digital-first architecture with Flat World’s open licensing model that grants faculty the right to revise, remix and share its textbooks.
Once a professor's changes are saved, MIYO automatically reformats and publishes the new version in multiple formats without any human intervention. Welcome to My Resource Cloud. Jason Schultz - Young People and Online Learning: Maximizing Engagement, Minimizing Privacy Risks. Welcome – Play Brighter. 10 centuries in 5 minutes. 30 Irregular Verbs « My English Printable Worksheets. Mbro.visibli. French in Action. Due to licensing agreements, online viewing of the videos for this resource is restricted to network connections in the United States and Canada.
Orientation An introduction to French in Action: its creation, its components, and its functioning. How to work with the video programs and how to integrate them with the audio and print components. This is the only program in English; the others are entirely in French. Lucie Pearson's Public Library. OER Commons. Where to Get the Best Free Education Online.