Here is a an excellent review of free multimedia resources for use by teachers and students
NextVista provides an an excellent collection of free videos for teachers and students. These free videos for learners are made by students or teachers around the world.
Here is an online community willing to share educational videos . All videos are screened for inappropriate and inaccurate content.
There are three main video classifications that Next Vista uses.
1. The Light Bulbs category provides a collection of videos that teach you how to do something and/or provides an explanation of a topic.
2 The Global Views category provides a global focus, with the aim of promoting understanding of cultures around the world.
3. The Seeing Service category proves examples of how people are working to make a difference in the lives of others.
Here is an excellent summary of useful educational resources for use in the classroom
and another set is located at http://www.symbaloo.com/mix/greatclassroomtools2
Produced using Symbaloo : http://www.symbaloo.com/
Symbaloo allows you to
- Discover pages with the best links about a subject
- Create your own pages with favorites
- Share your page with the rest of the world
Hot Potatoes is a powerful resource for producing a range of interactive activities.
All you need to do is enter the data for your exercises (questions, answers, responses etc.), and press a button. The program will create the Web pages for you, if needed. They can then be uploaded them to one of our websites.
Alternatively, you can PRINT paper versions of your exercises. The choice is yours.
You can include your own images, or images from our Image Galleriers, such as www.webucate.org . This will eliminate any problems with copyright issues.
Hot Potatoes is free for use by state educational institutions which are non-profit making, on the condition that the material produced using the program is freely available to anyone via the WWW.
Download the software from http://hotpot.uvic.ca/
The tutorials are provided in the software. OR You can access the online tutorials at http://hotpot.uvic.ca/wintutor6/tutorial.htm
HERE ARE SOME ACTUAL ONLINE ACTIVITIES ALREADY DEVELOPED ONLINE…
Interactive Revision (24/7 Access) Here is a number of quick starters/plenaries, or whatever you need to use them for (AfL) . Complete Zip Packages (B1a1 and B1a2)…includes web versions and Hot Potatoes versions.
They can be installed on any computer. Hot Potatoes is NOT required if you install the web version (htm files)
Physics Topics Heat Transfer (Cloze Test)
Heat Transfer (Crossword)
Heat Transfer ( The Vacuum Flask: Multiple Choice)
Renewable Energy (Cloze)
Electromagnetic Waves (Drag and Drop)
Other Examples of ONLINE REVISION GCSE SCIENCE
More examples of science activities :
located on http://www.webschool.org.uk
Here is an extensive range of teaching tools listed by www.edjudo.com .
The website has been developed by Jeremy Alger.
It was created to reflect and share his ideas about education and technology.
Homepage is at http://edjudo.com/
Web 2.0 teaching tools listed at Web 2.0 Teaching Tools
(Photo credit : Dr. Overy)