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Top 100 Free Education Sites

Top 100 Free Education Sites
Last year, Help Teaching brought you our Top 100 Free Education Sites. Since technology and new websites are always being discovered we decided to update our list with some awesome new websites and new categories. Oh, and did we mention that they’re all free? No time to go through the whole list? Just use “Quick Links” section to jump straight to the section that interests you and bookmark this article for a reference later. 10 Awesome Education Sites Whatever the grade-level or subject area, these websites have something to offer. Power My Learning gives parents, teachers, and students a way to find some of the best free learning activities online. Code.org has gained recognition with its Hour of Code initiative. Google is something most teachers know about, but many haven’t taken the time to explore all of their awesome free resources for education. Kidblog offers a simple, safe blogging platform for teacher. FunBrain helps students learn through fun games related to math and reading.

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A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models Learning Models, Theories, and Technology: A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers by Terry Heick and TeachThought Staff Purpose: Improving our chance for a common language in discussing existing and emerging learning trends, model, and technology in hopes of innovation in classrooms, and collectively, education at large. Audience: K-12 & higher ed educators, researchers, institutions, and organizations globally. Form: An index of learning models, theories, forms, terminology, technology, and research to help you keep up with the latest trends in 21st century learning.

20 Free Educational Tools: Videos, Guides, and Printables! Free educational tools—what could be better? Anytime, anywhere, teachers like to have plenty of resources to pick from to help them create great classroom experiences to engage their students. We’ve got some wonderful content-packed free educational tools for teachers to explore. They’re online and ready to be discovered! There are slideshows, printables, lesson plans, downloadable content and guides, videos, and much more. The sites listed below offer lots of stuff for all subjects and grades, so dive in and see what you can dig up.

Car Alarm Sounds Title: Car Alarm About: Car alarm from city streets. alarm has short tweets from pdsounds.org rip Uploaded: 05.02.09 | License: Public Domain | Recorded by HC | File Size: 141 KB | Downloads: 402314.48 out of 5 with 97 user reviews Sound Tags: car, alarm, city, alert, tweet, tweeter, urban, highway, parking lot, parking, ghetto, pdsound, pdsounds.org, all sounds 12 13 StumbleUpon3 7Digg1 Other things you may be interested in! All Free Sound Clips | Royalty Free Sounds | Share Us with Friends | How to Edit Sounds

21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom 21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom by Lynn Usrey Every teacher wants to be able to make his or her classroom environment the optimum place for learning, interacting and engaging. 5 Things We Can do to Prepare Students to Work Independently This morning at the Ed Tech Teacher Google Jamboree I had the opportunity to give a short presentation to kick-off the day. The title of my talk was Preparing Students to Work Independently - Five Things We Should Be Doing. The slides from the presentation are embedded below. 3 Minute Teaching With Technology Tutorials Be sure to share these great resources with your friends and colleagues! Access all of these videos in this YouTube Playlist How to Add “Time Tags” to Youtube Vids (so Viewers can Jump to Tagged Sections)It’s Super Easy to Create These Simple ‘Bookmarks’ so Viewers Can Pop to Different Section of Your EdPuzzle 3 Minute TOOL-torial Add Questions to Videos, Monitor Progress, etc.

CogDogRoo - StoryTools 50 Web 2.0 Ways to Tell a Story (return) Note! 50+ Ways is no longer being updated here but over at the new site for 50+ Web 2.0 Ways to Tell a Story-- It has more organizational features and includes ways for you to add content to the site once you join the new wiki. Below you will find 50+ web tools you can use to create your own web-based story. Again, the mission is not to review or try every single one (that would be madness, I know), but pick one that sounds interesting and see if you can produce something. I have used each tool to produce an example of the original Dominoe story, plus links are provided, where available, to examples by other people.

Foundations of Teaching with Technology Upgrade to View Courses Offline With our new Desktop App, Annual Premium Members can download courses for Internet-free viewing. Ex_Files_TeachWithTech.zip (234.5KB) Keyboard Shortcuts Enjoy 30 days of free access to thousands of business, tech and creative courses taught by industry-experts. Start Your Free Trial Now A Short Overview of 12 Tools for Creating Flipped Classroom Lessons One of the most frequent requests that I get is for suggestions on developing flipped classroom lessons. The first step is to decide if you want to create your own video lessons from scratch or if you want to develop lessons based on videos that others have produced. In this post we'll look at tools for doing both.

40+ Resources for Teaching Using Animation and Comics January 27, 2014 Some of the animation links catalogued here will give educators very basic tools and histories of animation while others have the animation already created and set in motion, it’s just a matter of sharing it with students. Educators need to decide which tool is best for them. If you want to create your own animation from scratch, then you want to go to sites such as Animwork. If you want to select from animation that’s already set up for you then perhaps Explainia makes more sense.

Web 2.0 List Here is a list of web 2.0 tools and other educational technology tools that I have previewed and many of them used in the classroom. Eventually I will do a tutorial and highlight most of these but in the meantime for those who are up to just exploring and figuring them out yourselves, then have at it and enjoy. Bibliography Makers/Generators Online Books/Online Publishing Presentation Makers Charts and Graph Makers and Calculators

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