Blog Archives

November finds 1…

General

 

http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm – MIT site with free lecture, videos and lesson resources on many subjects.

http://blog.web20classroom.org/2012/08/soyou-wanna-make-your-own-books-and.html – a list of resources on how to turn your worksheets and lesson materials into your own digital text books.

http://pinterest.com/weareteachers/smart-charts/ – some great examples of student made presentations using nothing more technical than paper and pen.

http://quizlet.com/ – a site that allows you to both create online quizzes for your students and use others created by teachers all over the world.

http://huntingenglish.wordpress.com/2012/11/10/questioning-top-ten-strategies/ – a great resource on questioning techniques.

ISC

 

http://www.gamesforchange.org/play/ – lots of games to play online that teach about various social and humanitarian issues.

http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/08/a-simple-guide-to-all-that-teachers.html – a guide to digital literacy.

Art

http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/ – an excellent Art history site provided by Khan Academy.

Science

https://latenitelabs.com/ – Science lab simulations for online and blended learning.

http://www.favscientist.com/ – a website by Nottingham Trent University about famous scientist.

English

 http://www.tes.co.uk/ResourceDetail.aspx?storyCode=6171207 – great Speaking and Listening resource.

http://cheekylit.com/75-book-report-alternatives/ – 75 ideas for student feedback on literature.

http://pinterest.com/pin/279504720595101101/ – using popular music to teach simile and metaphor.

Learning support

 http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/10/top-200-special-education-apps.html – a list of the top 200 web resources for learning support teachers.

Business studies

 http://www.tutor2u.net/blog/index.php/business-studies/comments/recommended-teaching-resource-the-breakeven-simulator – a breakeven simulator.

Drama

 http://www.drama-teaching.com/?page_id=203&hop=alaynaspop – not sure if this is any good, but it looked comprehensive.

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Really useful creative tools!

http://www.vuvox.com/collage – you can make a long collage/timeline – good for the moodboard or research into the history of your genre.

http://www.dipity.com/ – again a timeline/collage tool

http://animoto.com/education?gclid=CIiI_Pqs5KoCFc1_5QodzhEd8A – a way of making extremely whizzy film like presentations. See Mrs B for a login!

And don’t forget our old friends

www.prezi.com

www.issuu.com

http://www.wix.com”>www.wix.com.

 
Move over Wikipedia – this is much more fun!

http://www.qwiki.com

This is another way to present things… quite fun

http://museumbox.e2bn.org

October Finds 1

Generally useful stuff:

http://www.safeshare.tv/

Allows you to cut inappropriate things from YouTube links and videos, just paste in the video’s url to generate one to give to the pupils.

http://www.plagiarismchecker.com/

Easy to use and does what it says on the tin!

http://www.scoop.it/t/education-and-technology/

An education and technology blog, lots of good ideas and some interesting articles.

Maths


http://www.greatmathsteachingideas.com/2010/09/26/a-kinaesthetic-approach-to-teaching-loci/

A kinaesthetic approach to teaching loci.

Science

http://www.artofteachingscience.org/science-ebook/

Ebooks for science teachers.

http://physicsbuzz.physicscentral.com/2011/09/teaching-with-portals-videogames-in.html#.Tnq0qcxi9vk.twitter

Teaching Physics using ‘Portal’

http://www.nature.com/scitable

Biology site with lots of resources.

MFL

http://www.teachingbooks.net/book_reading.cgi?id=6026&a=1&crc=6

Reads books aloud – has many Spanish titles. 14 day free trial available.

http://www.esolcourses.com/topics/countries-and-nationalities.html

Lots of free basic language resources.

Art

http://www.artbabble.org/series/childrens-video-tour-time-travel

Many, many art things.

http://theteachingpalette.com/about/resources/lesson-plans/

Art lessons plans and resources.