background preloader

Home

Home
Get your brand new Wikispaces Classroom now and do "back to school" in style. guest Join | Help | Sign In cooltoolsforschools Home guest| Join | Help | Sign In Home

http://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/

Related:  E-learning Resourcese-tools

The 20 best tools for online collaboration Individuals in design teams don't always work together in the same office. You may be positioned in distributed groups, or working from home, and clients can come from all over the world. This is where collaboration tools come in – they make it easier and faster for designers to get feedback and approve artwork in a professional manner, and they come in all sort of forms, from free Android apps to Chrome extensions. Here we gather together some of the best available online tools to allow designers to collaborate together in real time. TALIS - The OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey A to Z OECD Home Directorate for Education and SkillsEarly childhood and schoolsTALIS - The OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey Early childhood and schools

Guide... There are countless websites offering images, video and audio files for use in education, but it's not always easy to know which sites are most useful or appropriate. This advice document discusses general tools and strategies for finding digital resources and looks at many of the sites you can use as reliable sources. This is one of two advice documents about finding digital media resources online. This first document looks at tools and strategies for finding digital resources, and highlights some of the general sources you can use to find images, video and audio to use in teaching, learning and research. The other document provides advice and pointers on finding subject-specific types of still images, moving images and sound files.

Workshop Bratislava Rooms with a view Home Workshop Bratislava Socrative Computational Thinking for Educators - Course What: A free online course helping educators integrate computational thinking into their curriculum Who: Humanities, Math, Science, and Computing educators When: All of the course materials are available as a self-study program. Finding OERs Search engines A number of search engines exist to search Open Educational Resources. These include: DiscoverEd - "Discover the Universe of Open Educational Resources"Jorum - "free learning and teaching resources, created and contributed by teaching staff from UK Further and Higher Education Institutions"OCWFinder - "search, recommend, collaborate, remix"OER Commons - "Find Free-to-Use Teaching and Learning Content from around the World. Organize K-12 Lessons, College Courses, and more."

Lesson Plans Chapter 1: Matter—Solids, Liquids, and Gases Students are introduced to the idea that matter is composed of atoms and molecules that are attracted to each other and in constant motion. Students explore the attractions and motion of atoms and molecules as they experiment with and observe the heating and cooling of a solid, liquid, and gas. 30 New Web and Mobile GUI kits and Wireframe Templates Just as we did a few days ago with free icon sets, today we take a look at and share with you the latest, the most extensive and the most detailed web and mobile GUI kits and wireframe templates currently available for free. All of the kits and templates below have all been designed with modern design trends in mind, and are all chock-full of components, widgets, form elements, buttons, navigation systems and menus, various page templates, and much, much more. Basically, everything you could possibly need for designing or wireframing a web site or mobile app.

AP Computer Science Principles - A New AP Course - Advances in AP® - The College Board AP Computer Science Principles AP Computer Science Principles introduces students to the foundational concepts of computer science and challenges them to explore how computing and technology can impact the world. With a unique focus on creative problem solving and real-world applications, AP Computer Science Principles prepares students for college and career. Read the Introducing AP Computer Science Principles video transcript Computer Science: The New Literacy

The Consensus Around “Open” Yesterday EdSurge published an opinion piece by Stephen Laster, the Chief Digital Officer at McGraw-Hill Education, titled The Future of Education Isn’t Free. It’s Open. The article makes a strong argument for the importance of interoperability among learning platforms, tools, and content. I enthusiastically and wholeheartedly endorse this message – interoperability of platforms, tools, and resources is absolutely critical to education becoming significantly more effective – and significantly less annoying – in the future. However. While I wholeheartedly support, endorse, approve, and praise arguments extolling the virtues of interoperability, I unequivocally renounce, oppose, and reject arguments that attempt to weaken the meaning of “open.”

QR Code Generator, 2d Barcode Generator, QR Code A QR code generator is a software or online application that allows you to create QR codes. QR codes are probably the most popular and flexible two-dimensional barcode that is used by most businesses and individuals for anything from their marketing campaigns, education and even in ordinary lives and lets not forget just for fun! They’re widely used by any web design agency As QR codes gain popularity, more and more Web sites are offering free QR code generator services. With all the choices, and because they are all similarly free, most people just use the first QR code generator they find.

Articulate Storyline 2 - Online Training Software Feel like a pro even if you’re a beginner with Storyline’s familiar, intuitive user interface. No training required. Make your workspace your own. Move the panels you use the most anywhere on your desktop, or even to a second monitor. No need to create from scratch, unless you want to. Open Educational Resources (OER): Resource Roundup Resources by Topic: OER, a part of the global open content movement, are shared teaching, learning, and research resources available under legally recognized open licenses -- free for people to reuse, revise, remix, and redistribute. Why are OER important? High-quality OER can save teachers significant time and effort on resource development and advance student learning inside and outside the classroom.

10 ways to use Nearpod in the Classroom - Last week, Nick Acton, Primary Apple Specialist Trainer and Apple Curriculum Coordinator at JTRS, shared ideas on how to make the most out of Nearpod in the classroom. We are re-posting the original article he posted at Learning Inspired. Nearpod is an interactive presentation and assessment tool that can be used to amazing effect in the classroom. The app’s concept is simple.

Related: