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Teachers: Teach digital citizenship and discover the best apps, games, and websites rated for learning. Resources for schools. ProjectImplicit. Project Gutenberg Australia. Classroom resources. What's new Indigenous cultures and contact history Encounters includes an interactive map, digital timeline and online activities.

Classroom resources

It is based on the powerful stories shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Encounters exhibition. (Years 4–10). Can You Strike It Rich During The Gold Rush? Put yourself in the shoes of someone on the goldfields and see if you can strike it rich! For 1–4 players. Playing the gold rush game on the Australian History Mysteries website is a great introduction to the study of the goldfields. The Home Front: Australia during the First World War What does the National Museum of Australia exhibition The Home Front tell us about Australia in the First World War?

Participants in the 1918 Armistice Day celebrations, Flinders Street, Townsville. More on the Home Front unit of work Kspace Kspace is the Museum’s new interactive adventure game for kids and includes free teacher resources linked to the Australian Curriculum. History, geography, art and more. Microsoft in Education. Khan Academy. Never miss a moment. The Do It Yourself Scholar. Updated June. 5, 2012 At last count there were more than 150 colleges and universities featured on iTunes U, the section of Apple’s iTunes music store devoted to higher education.

The Do It Yourself Scholar

There’s great free downloadable content here — lots of lectures and entire courses, but sorting through all this material can be daunting. Sadly, many of the colleges offer little more than online brochures, with virtual campus tours and the like. (Newcomers can get up to speed by reading Getting started.) So here is a guide to the good stuff. Courses The very best course collections are from Stanford University, the University of California at Berkeley, Yale University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. iPad - iTunes U - Apple. FlippedLearning - EduVision. Learn something new every day. EdPod. Edublogs Tutorials. This blog is designed to get you started in blogging with simple tips and hints on how to improve what you are doing.

Edublogs Tutorials

I have also begun looking at more advanced ideas for the integration of the blog into the digital lives of our students. This includes adding video and audio which is accessible via iTunes – this allows media to be downloaded and accessed on mobile (cell) phones etc This tutorial covers Any requests or contributions would be gratefully received – you can email via Mike. Best free courses & lectures. Updated June 29, 2012 Not every teacher is a great teacher.

Best free courses & lectures

Not every course is a great course. So, this list is my effort to help you separate the winners from the losers. This list of the best academic podcasts and webcasts is a work-in-progress. As I discover new courses and lectures, I add to the list. For a description of my criteria for choosing a course or lecture for this list, click here. Home. The Conversation: In-depth analysis, research, news and ideas from leading academics and researchers. BBC Bitesize Highlights.

Home. Photos For Class - The quick and safe way to find and cite images for class! The Good Schools Guide. Catch Up TV, Movies, Documentaries, News & Sport. Safe Schools Hub. Shows for Schools. Share and Discover Knowledge on LinkedIn SlideShare. Lessons Worth Sharing. The official site for Teachmeets in Australia. TeacherTube. Home. Values Education. Visible Thinking. VisibleThinking In Action Every committed educator wants better learning and more thoughtful students.

Visible Thinking

Visible Thinking is a way of helping to achieve that without a separate ‘thinking skills' course or fixed lessons. Visible Thinking is a broad and flexible framework for enriching classroom learning in the content areas and fostering students' intellectual development at the same time. Here are some of its key goals: Deeper understanding of content Greater motivation for learning Development of learners' thinking and learning abilities.

Toward achieving these goals, Visible Thinking involves several practices and resources. The idea of visible thinking helps to make concrete what a thoughtful classroom might look like. When the answers to questions like these are consistently yes, students are more likely to show interest and commitment as learning unfolds in the classroom. A bit about our research One important finding was that skills and abilities are not enough. WatchKnowLearn - Free Educational Videos for K-12 Students.