5 Edmodo Activities for the First Day of School | Edmodo – Safe Social Networking for Schools
As you head back to school and get your students set up on Edmodo, consider trying one of the following activities your first day of class:
26 Internet safety talking points | Dangerously Irrelevant
Excellent points that all school leaders – principals, central office and technology – should think about.
Knowmia – Thousands of Video Lessons on Every Subject
Knowmia is a destination for learning that features short video lessons from great teachers everywhere. We help you to find what you need to succeed in school in a personal, affordable, and time-efficient way. By bringing together a wide range of video lessons and making it easy to find what you need, we help you with challenging topics, prepare you for an upcoming test or new course, and find the right teacher for your style of learning.
How Do We Make Online Education More Than Video Lectures?
A TED talk in which Daphen Koller shares how Coursera has tried to figure out how to bring a “real course experience” to the table. Doing so, says Koller, makes it possible to offer a “top quality education to everyone around the world for free.” That would go a long way toward establishing “education as a fundamental human right,” making lifelong learning the norm, and paving the way for a new era of innovation.
Digital Citizenship WebQuest
A webquest focused on the question: How can we, as leaders in a learning organization, model responsible use of technology with students and staff? “Over the next 30-40 minutes, you will explore this question and learn how the school district plans to introduce students and staff to digital citizenship, cybersafety and responsible use.”
Digital Citizenship for School Leaders
An excellent presentation outlining the elements of digital citizenship and exploring a process for implementation.
How to Create Your Own Online Course: 100 Tools, Guides, and Resources | Best Universities
“The resources below will help you discover how to combine both what you have to offer and what you wish to gain by guiding you through creating and establishing an online course.”
Udacity – 21st Century University
Udacity is a totally new kind of learning experience. You learn by solving challenging problems and pursuing udacious projects with world-renowned university instructors (not by watching long, boring lectures). At Udacity, we put you, the student, at the center of the universe. Currently, Udacity has 11 free courses.
The Innovative Educator: Not good for the gander?
Excellent activity when your staff/administration is ready to talk seriously about how we handicap kids and deny them use of technology for learning.
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.