WatchKnow - Videos for kids to learn from. Organized.
It seems like everyone is using Twitter these days. You know, sharing little messages with each other on phones and computers. It turns out that all these little messages, if you look at them all at once, become an easy way to find people, news and trends. Let's get started by visiting Twitterville. This town represents all the people using Twitter. There are millions of them and they're constantly talking to each other and sharing information 140 characters at a time.
Last week, I shared a few of the “What If?” history project my IB Theory of Knowledge students created and added them to The Best Resources For Teaching “What If?” History Lessons. Students just completed a simple evaluation of the project, and I thought readers might be interested in what they thought of it. As my IB students have done in previous years, they are teaching my English Language Learners how to do it, too, so I’ll also be sharing those presentations in a few days. But, before I share my IB students’ comments, I thought I’d share one more of their PowerPoints:
Update December 3/09: There has been much interest in this list so I have transferred this resource to a wiki. This post will remain, but I would be happy if others contributed to the wiki version found here. Thanks for your interest in media education.