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Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – A Cleaner YouTube. 5 Ideas for Teaching With Comics and 5 Free Online Tools for Creating Them. I've been thinking about comic strip creation tools quite a bit lately so I decided to share a handful of ideas for teaching with comics and the online tools that students can use to create them. 1.

5 Ideas for Teaching With Comics and 5 Free Online Tools for Creating Them

Character Analysis: Have your students choose a favorite character from a favorite story and re-write that character into a comic strip story. In their stories students should attempt to demonstrate how their chosen characters would act in a different situation than is described in the original story. 2. Re-telling of historical events: Have your students create short comic strip stories about significant historical events. 3. 4. 5. Comic Master is a free tool designed for students to use to create comics in the "graphic novel style" that is popular with a lot of kids in the ten to fourteen years old age range. Excellent Tips and Tools to Create Infographics for your Classroom. The Flipped Classroom: Turning the Traditional Classroom on its Head.

Magazine Publishers. 100 Great Tech Talks for Educators. Posted on Monday May 31, 2010 by Staff Writers If you’re an educator, surely you know that technology has and will continue to have an incredible impact on learning.

100 Great Tech Talks for Educators

Whether it’s the Internet, innovative learning tools, or teaching technology itself, these two subjects are intertwined. In these talks, you will find essential information for educators concerned with technology. General Learn about making technology work in education and more in these talks. Rethinking the Student Experience in the 21st Century Public Research University: See how a diverse student body and technology can make a difference in the student experience today.

Sharing Education These talks explore the idea of open, shared education. Self Made Scholar - Free Self Education Classes Online. Documentary Dish. 10 Open Education Resources You May Not Know About (But Should) This week, the OCW Consortium is holding its annual meeting, celebrating 10 years of OpenCourseWare.

10 Open Education Resources You May Not Know About (But Should)

The movement to make university-level content freely and openly available online began a decade ago, when the faculty at MIT agreed to put the materials from all 2,000 of the university’s courses on the Web. 20 Awesome Web Tools For Teachers and Professors. The arrival of internet has brought about significant changes in the way we work and live.

20 Awesome Web Tools For Teachers and Professors

That includes the way we teach and study. Classrooms today aren't just about teachers writing on blackboards and students scribbling on paper. K-12 Teacher Resource & Information Center. Indispensabletools / FrontPage. Head of the Class. Teaching with Technology / Index. Questia - The Online Library of Books and Journals. The Online Learning Blog from Study2U. Supposedly browsing the internet requires more brain power than watching television.

The Online Learning Blog from Study2U

Although judging from some of the websites we’ve come across that assumption is cast into doubt. Here’s some of the sites we like that might get your brain to sit up and listen. Ted A conference that started in 1984 bringing together experts in technology, entertainment and design quickly grew into so much more. The conference itself is invitation only, but the website features all the talks at the conference in high res video format.

New Scientist The New Scientist website carries new articles from the magazine as well as the NS archive of over 76,000 pieces. Big Think The Big Think website is a collection of ‘global thought leaders’ who offer their thoughts and analysis on world events and other important developments. Café Scientifque ‘for the price of a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, anyone can come to explore the latest ideas in science and technology’ Breathing Earth Arts & Letters Daily How Stuff Works. Don't Pay for Technology: 25 Freebies for Students. Jun 29, 2009 In today's economic climate, paying for technology isn't prudent, and for some students, it isn't even an option.

Don't Pay for Technology: 25 Freebies for Students

Fortunately, there are plenty of freebies on the web that can help with document creation, research, writing, storage, collaboration, studying and more. Here are 25 free web apps and software programs that may be useful to students. Document Creation. What can you learn on youtube? - Tomash.soup. Where to Get the Best Free Education Online. Homeschool Theater » Blog Archive » Home School Curriculum: Seven Options for Parents - Homeschool Planning doesn't have to be a production. :-) If you are new to home schooling and haven’t a clue as to what to do about curriculum other than buying a set out of a catalog, there is a wealth of learning possibilities available to you.

Homeschool Theater » Blog Archive » Home School Curriculum: Seven Options for Parents - Homeschool Planning doesn't have to be a production. :-)

Many are free or low-cost. You just have to dig a little! There are advantages to using boxed curriculum, if you have the money they require. Top 5 Home/Unschool Websites. Homeschooling. Things You Learned at School That Are Just Plain Wrong. Fact Monster: Online Almanac, Dictionary, Encyclopedia, and Homework Help. PurposeGames - Learn To Play, Play To Learn. 20 Awesome Web Tools For Teachers & Professors. Homeschool Resources and Printables. Paper Toys - Paper Cut-Outs - FREE at WT Virtual Math Lab - GRE Math Help. Sites for Teachers. Speedtest - how fast are you? A to Z Teacher Stuff For Teachers FREE online lesson plans, lesson plan ideas and activities, thematic units, printables, themes, teaching tips, articles, and educational resources.