Daily Digital Discoveries 08/24/2010

  • Learn it in 5 is a powerful library of how-to videos, produced by technology teachers, for the purpose of helping teachers and students create classroom strategies for today’s 21st century’s digital classroom. These step-by-step how-to videos walk teachers through Web 2.0 technology, demonstrating how to use Web 2.0 applications like blogs, social networks, podcasts, interactive videos, wikis, slidesharing and much more.
    Read more: http://www.learnitin5.com/#ixzz0xW08i1dV

    tags: howto tutorials web2.0 education technology

  • Don’t depend on someone else’s interpretation of a document. Read it yourself and draw your own conclusions. Listen to speeches and hear for yourself, who said what.

    Document based questions (DBQs) are a major focus in schools today. To be answered correctly, students must be adept at analyzing and synthesizing the information provided. They must be able to write coherent and logical essays. This site is meant to provide students with resources to develop the skills needed to effectively respond to DBQs.

    Great listing of resources for Primary Source Documents

    tags: history DBQ primary_sources socialstudies primarysources primary research education resources

  • Virtual schools might seem like a foreign land from your three-dimensional classroom. But you can visit that world and offer your students some of its benefits — like fluency with online collaboration and communication — from right where you are. All you need is a computer and an Internet connection. Here are some destinations where you and your students can start to dabble in online learning.

    tags: onlinelearning online onlinecourse global learning

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