Technology in the classroom and teacher resources blog
This is one of a series of videos from netsafeutah.com that have been produced in an effort to educate students, parents, teachers and others on a variety of Internet safety topics. This video introduces young children to Molly to help them understand what the Internet is and that, just like in the real world, it has some places that are safe for kids and some that are not.Read more >>>
Video from Common Sense Media: Most educators are familiar with Bloom’s Taxonomy, a model that classifies different levels of human cognition in thinking, learning, and understanding. But in a digital age, educators are thinking about it as Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy. This updated version aims to expand upon the skills associated with each level as technology becomes a more engrained – and essential - part of learning.Read more >>>
Education Evangelist - by Mark Anderson
A fascinating site that I will revisit soon. These posts in particular caught my attention and are recommended reading.
This could be mighty useful. I am in the habit of turning off the projector or turning my laptop away from students when I am looking for an image, but one day I might forget. Photos For Class is an attempt to save Teachers from all that stress plus allows students to safely look for images themselves.
It was created by the people behind StoryBoard That, an online storyboard creator, which I definitely need to look at another time. The images are sourced from flickr, with high safety settings. Photos For Class then apply their own filters, and even check the most popular images.
It will search for properly attributed, Creative Commons photos for school. When you download the image (rather than dragging it from browser to folder as I tend to do), it will automatically add to the image the following, and see pink cat photo as an example.Read more >>>
The Teaching-ICT website is offers a variety of content, most accessible by annual subscription. Access to over 8,000 resources to help with ICT and Computing lessons is 199 pounds.
- One off lessons
- Video clips
- ICT Glossary
- Video tutorials
- ICT Case studies
- GCSE ICT quizzes
- Functional skills
- GCSE Computing