And Edudemic also has a nice collection of videos in their post,"5 Ways to Teach Physics Using Household Items." Learn all about the physics of the kitchen, the living room, the play room, the bathroom, and the basement in this series of videos.
Free Tech for Teachers also covers:
- WeTransfer - An easy way to transfer files without the sender or recipient needing an account.
- My Study Life - An online student planner that helps students organize their homework and tasks.
- The Spectator - The UK Publication is now offering 180 years of archives of their magazine.
- Mapping Dinosaurs - The Natural History Museum has a new searchable dinosaur database.
Educational Technology also has a "Must See Graphic History of Classroom Technology." The post is essentially a picture-based timeline covering classroom technology from 160 A.D. all the way up to the present. It's a quick-read and an interesting post, and something I think students would enjoy looking through and discussing as well.
And the site ends with a brief discussion discussion of a new poster from Common Sense Media which covers the basics on "Being A Good Digital Citizen." This poster would be an excellent resource not just for computer classrooms, but for all teachers to have posted:
Brumley also covers the Google alternative, Hakia, a search-engine that digs a little deeper than Google by using semantic searches (instead of just using keywords, like Google does.) Brumley recommends the engine for doing research and for providing students with an alternative to Google.
The Lightning Round...
- Edudemic discusses 22 Effective Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom
- Free Tech for Teachers covers 25,000 Images of Art That You Can Re-use for Free
- The Ed Tech Review has a new infographic on How Blended Learning Can Improve Teaching
- The ETR also has an infographic covering Social Media Tips for Students and Job Seekers
- And Educational Technology has a list of 5 Things To Try When Your iPad Acts Up
We'll end today with an excellent video on Connected Learning and a new infographic that discusses The Risks of Posting in Social Networks.