Group Link Post 08/07/2011
Free eBooks at Planet eBook – Classic Novels and Literature
A site with 82 classic novels at last count as downloadable ebooks. Easy to download and comes in many formats for e-readers and PCs.
BBC WebWise – a beginner’s guide to using the internet
An excellent beginner’s guide to the Internet and computing from the BBC. Especially good for staff and parent training.
English Grammar Lessons
A simple text based site with good infomation and examples of English grammer. Use the flash based exercises to practise what you students have learned.
great ideas for project based learning
Book In An Hour: A Classroom Strategy « Not All Who Wonder Are Lost
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National Council of Teachers of English
The National Council of Teachers of English is devoted to improving the teaching and learning of English and the language arts at all levels of education. This mission statement was adopted in 1990:
“The Council promotes the development of literacy, the use of language to construct personal and public worlds and to achieve full participation in society, through the learning and teaching of English and the related arts and sciences of language.“
Download and print lots of well made boarders for classroom displays.
A great online notepad/post it website. Never forget anything again. Assess your notes from any web connected device.
Creaza is a superb suite of tools including a audio and movie maker/editor, a cartoon maker, mindmapping and many others. A must have resource.
Lyricsgaps.com – MFL Listening Exercises
A great site where you can find songs with cloze text of lyrics from songs in many languages.
eTools for Language Teachers – French
A nice blog for French and language teachers by http://twitter.com/sylviaduckworthwith enough good tips, ideas, links and resources to make any teacher say “Oui”.
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint File Formats
Never worry about problems opening a docx and other Office 2007 & 2010 file again with this free download from Microsoft that lets you open them in Office 2003.
8 Great TED Talks About The Future Of Education And Teaching | Emerging Education Technology
Ken Robinson: Changing education paradigms
Sugata Mitra: The child-driven education
Conrad Wolfram: Teaching kids real math with computers
Mae Jemison on teaching arts and sciences together
Charles Leadbeater: Education innovation in the slums
Arthur Benjamin’s formula for changing math education
Bill Gates on mosquitos, malaria and education
Let’s use video to reinvent education: Salman Khan
What Does Successful Project-Based Learning Look Like? | Edutopia
ScreenChomp for iPad on the iTunes App Store
An app from the folks at TechSmith allowing motion screen capture with audio on the iPad.
The phrase “CIPA complaint content” can be misleading – Balanced Filtering in Schools
Great article that I think will help clarify for school admin., tech coordinators, teachers, students, etc. what our responsibilities and roles are in digital citizenship with regard to appropriate content. BalancedFiltering.org is a grassroots campaign to promote balanced content filtering in schools which complies with the law, promotes accountability, and encourages responsible digital citizenship.
Cultivating a Learning Environment: Six Suggestions : 2¢ Worth
Facebook Groups Made Easy – NYTimes.com
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Back to School
Great word list and free online games for the first week of school
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