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15 Sites for Finding Images and Clip Art for Education

15 Sites for Finding Images and Clip Art for Education
A while back I did a top 10 sites for finding images and clip art for education. However, a lot of things have changed since then and a few of those sites no longer exist. That being said a handful of new and exciting sites have been developed for education for finding images which led me to creating a new list. *Keep in mind when searching for images for students it is always a good idea to have adult supervision/filtering solution. ** The following list is in alphabetical order... To view my Images for Education board on Pinterest click here.

Engaging Students Before They Drop Out Written by Mark Brumley According to the National Center for Education Statistics, approximately 8 percent of students drop out of high school each year. The number is higher for African-American, Hispanic and American Indian students. While there are many reasons students drop out of school, the majority of them cite disinterest and a lack of real-life learning as one of the reasons for dropping out. Incorporating technology in your teaching can help combat the dropout rate by helping material become more interesting and relevant. Incorporating Technology by Subject Area When you incorporate technology in your classroom, you take the material beyond the textbook. Building Relevant Skills Bring technology into the classroom to help students build relevant skills. Connecting to Generation Z Your students are part of a connected generation. Mark Brumley (112 Posts)

A Day in the Life of a Connected Educator – Using social media in 21st century classrooms One of our main goals at Powerful Learning Practice is to turn educators into 21st Century educators. That is, teach them how to use social media and other powerful Web 2.0 tools to transform their classrooms into learning environments that are ready for today’s iGeneration students. One of the most common questions we get is, “But where do we find the time to use all this new technology?” To answer that question, we developed this infographic – A Day in the Life of a Connected Educator to show that using social media in your classroom and in your life can be integrated, easy, and fun. Scroll down and take a look or click for a larger version. Get connected Would you like to become a connected educator? Explore more about the life of a Connected Educator and 21st Century teacher & learner in The Connected Educator: Learning and Leading in a Digital Age by Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach and Lani Ritter Hall. Tweet all about it What does a typical day in a 21st century classroom look like?

ToonDoo - World's fastest way to create cartoons! Home - A Primary Teacher Planning Website - All Aboard for New Ideas Education, Teaching, Technology | Thoughts about teaching, thoughts about technology #Twitteracy “So here are some questions that keep me up at night: How are we to make our students literate if we ourselves are not? If we cling to age old definitions and ignore the wisdom of one of the oldest professional education organizations we have in this country, how do we provide my kids with the experiences they need to fully understand what it means to be a self-directed, participatory learner in this century? How do we make sure that every child and every teacher has access to these tools and connections? And what do we do when the reform conversations are being led by a majority of folks who have no context for the changes that are happening every day in these connected spaces, folks that by NCTE’s definition, may have some literacy issues themselves?” As literacy is so fundamental to opportunities of learning, I have been thinking about Twitter and the use of it in our schools. During this time in our world, if you can’t read this, are you missing out on something important?

Everyone Round the Camp Fire – Learning Comes First in New School Design {*style:<b> Over the last couple of years I have begun to take a deeper interest in the spaces that we call school and those we don’t but which are still considered spaces for learning. </b>*} Much of this focus has to do with our ongoing work at NoTosh with architectural firms and in support of schools seeking support and advice in making the most of new and old physical designs. So I was drawn to this piece about a new school just outside Stockholm – partly due to the blog title – “ Learning environments based on learning. ” Here is a short extract in which Ante Runnquist explains some of the spaces or learning environments they have designed for the Vittra Telefonplan. In practical terms the learning that is going to take place dictates what space would be best. Even though pedagogy has changed greatly over the last 100 years or so, the physical blueprint for schools, dating back to medieval monasteries remain: it is one based on time-space-topic. The School Filter Bubble

Science Apps Apps are the latest way to connect users to information via tablet computers and smartphones. These programs offer users the opportunity to hold science in their hands and put quality resources in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics literally at their fingertips. Science NetLinks is in the early stages of gathering and reviewing STEM-related apps for both the iPad and the Android. Please check back often as we expect to add new app-related tools on a regular basis. Filter Resources by Grade: Tools AAAS Resources Science Reader App The new Science Reader App for the iPad puts the latest news, analysis and pioneering research in your hands, wherever you go. Science Population App The Science Population app for the iPad presents a detailed look at global population growth and its impact on critical areas like lifespan, education, health, and economics. Send us feedback about this Collection >