Archive for the ‘May 3, 2012’ Category

A Google A Day

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

http://www.agoogleaday.com/

A Google A Day is a great resource to help teachers improve students online research and search capabilities. Google has been promoting their educational resources that help students improve their information literacy skills and search capabilities.

TinkerCad

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

https://tinkercad.com/home/

A web based 3D design tool that allows you to save your creations and print them out on 3D printers.



Google Apps For Education

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

Learn how you can take advantage of the possibilites Google Apps for Education can provide.

TED-ED

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

http://ed.ted.com/



Knowledge Mine Game (Biology)

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

http://is.gd/D83p3F

A recent additon to the SpongeLab site. Teaches secondary students biology concepts through gaming. Containing over 3,500 questions in such topics as biochemistry, human anatomy, genetics, ecology, zoology, science history, evolution and more, it’s got some scope.

Blossoms

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

http://blossoms.mit.edu/

Math and Science Videos for High Schools (MIT)

MIT’s K12 Video Project

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

http://k12videos.mit.edu/

A pilot program by MIT to have students create videos and share them explaining scientific principles that can be used by teachers and students. Their goal is to develop and host an open platform for crowd-curated content relevant to K12 STEM education.

Google Drive

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

http://drive.google.com

Google’s new system for storing and sharing files in the cloud.



Collusion

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

https://disconnect.me/tools

Disconnect makes tools for controlling your online data. Collusion is a tool that allows you to see who else is collecting your information when you visit specific web sites.

ANewSpring

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

http://www.anewspring.com/

One additional entry into the online  educational content management systems currently available.

Easy Generator

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

http://www.easygenerator.com/

EasyGenerator is a tool which promises easy development of online instructional resources through collaborative efforts of educators.

Everloop

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

http://www.everloop.com/



The site is essentially a social network for children between the ages of 6 and 13. One of may type resources that are being developed for that demographic.