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Innovative Blended Learning ideas. Inspiring ideas to support creative teaching and #RemoteLearning activities.

Innovative Blended Learning ideas

I originally created this Book Creator book as an innovation idea guide to support teachers, parents, grandparents and students with quick and simple remote learning ideas. I hope they add joy and inspiration to your day during this uncertain Covid-19 health crisis. It has turned out to be a work of passion for me to give back to the teaching and parent community. I strive to regularly add to the book to with quality ideas and resources! My latest additions include ways for parents and students to be part of the healthcare solution by designing and creating hand-sewn health masks and even 3D printed PPE masks. This elearning book is dedicated and in support of all the amazing K-12 educators and parents who are designing and delivering creative digital learning content, during this time of the Coronavirus health crisis. Save Smog City 2! - Smog City 2. Stop Disasters!

Free Resources for Educators and Parents. BBC Earth: Life in VR - Natural World Factual Storytelling. Meet Grid View. Cornucopia. National Geographic Society. Journey 2050 School ProgramJourney 2050. Whio Bootcamp Challenge. Our Hungry Planet: Design Thinking Challenge. Our Hungry Planet: Food for a Growing Population. Middle School Science Lesson Plans. Play The Fish Game — The Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education.

New Shores - a game for democracy. Connect! Transform the Future. Created to complement the themes of the Electropolis 3D film and the Plan It Green: The Big Switch!

Connect! Transform the Future

Game, National Geographic designed education materials to bring students in grades 4-12 content about energy sources, energy efficiency, and energy conservation. These free, standards-based, online education resources were developed for formal and informal educators to engage students in science, social studies, and geography concepts related to energy. These resources provide innovative strategies and approaches to teach about complex energy topics in the classroom. Questions about energy cannot be easily answered, and energy-related decisions require the work of many experts to address economic, political, environmental, and social factors. Be mindful of the complexity of issues around energy topics in both the national and global conversation as you engage students in these topics. Educating about energy and energy choices is necessary. SUSTAIN Game-Based Learning on Urban Sustainability. Persuasive Games - Windfall. Persuasive Games - Green the Building. Managing buildings and their complex and interconnected systems requires an understanding of technology, financial planning, and even human behavior to create solutions that conserve resources, reduce waste, save money, and satisfy occupants.

Persuasive Games - Green the Building

Green the Building exposes the complex world of sustainable design, construction, and operations in a succinct and simplified context that allows you to grasp the whole system, learn technical concepts, and try out building strategies in a risk-free environment. For those curious about sustainable building, Green the Building highlights what questions to ask. For those responsible for greening buildings, Green the Building encourages moving beyond professional silos, jargon, and minimum compliance standards towards discovery of actions you can take to improve performance and address challenges ahead. Persuasive Games created Green the Building in collaboration with Noblis and the U.S.

In 2016, the U.S. Key Game Features. Dedalus Alternatives and Similar Games. AlternativeTo is a free service that helps you find better alternatives to the products you love and hate.

Dedalus Alternatives and Similar Games

The site is made by Ola and Markus in Sweden, with a lot of help from our friends and colleagues in Italy, Finland, USA, Colombia, Philippines, France and contributors from all over the world. That's right, all the lists of alternatives are crowd-sourced, and that's what makes the data powerful and relevant. Feel free to send us your questions and feedback on hello@alternativeto.net, in our discussion forums, in our Discord channel or tweet us at @AlternativeTo. Virtual Scale of the Universe. ABC Catchment Detox. ECO - Strange Loop Games. Gamepedia - Find more games at Games4Sustainability. Urban Climate Architect. Plan it Green: Generation Station. Free Online Games at PrimaryGames. School-Gen-New. Morphy. Note: The Unity plugin is needed to play this game which is no longer compatible with Google Chrome or Chromebooks.

Morphy

We recommend using another browser, such as Firefox, or downloading to a mobile device with the links below. Morphy and his fellow alien crew have crash-landed on a foreign planet! His crewmembers evacuated at different times and are now missing. Help Morphy locate the crew members so that they can repair their spaceship. Beware! Morphy is a life science game that teaches students that animals have external structures that function to support survival and behavior. Morphy is available as a website for desktop and laptop computers. The web version of Morphy requires Unity Web Player, which can be downloaded from to be installed.

Frequently Asked Questions This game was funded under the Investing in Innovation (i3) validation grant (U396B100097) awarded to the Smithsonian Science Education Center (SSEC) by the U.S.