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6 iPad apps for self-learners

This short list with links comes from 'Educational Technology and Mobile Learning' and provides links to some of the best-known online learning resources including TED and iTunesU.

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Infographic on the use of Concept Maps in Education

This infographic and guide on concept maps is posted by 'Educational Technology and Mobile Learning' and provides a quick and handy guide to why concept maps are useful. The link also contains a link to 9 concept mapping tools that you can use in class.

Online safety resources

Netsafe which works to support online safety for students in New Zealand launched this collection of resources for Safer Internet Day 2018. On the same page you will also find their very useful Staying Safe Online Guide.

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Netsafe New Zealand

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32 augmented reality Apps for the classroom

This link provides lots of background to the use of AR in education along with examples illustrating how it can be applied

Pinterest on Media Literacy

This Media Literacy page on Pinterest includes 25 different ideas and suggestions for stimulating media literacy in the classroom.

SCIENCE EXPLAINED IN ONE MINUTE!

Universitat Rovira i Virgili’s (URV) Unit of Scientific Communication made a series of 12 educational videos to answer common questions, which can be very easily integrated in science lessons.

What is interesting about those one minute-long videos, is how they manage to answer diverse questions in the field of science in a simple, understandable way with the help of illustrations and animations. Those videos are an excellent resource for anyone who is interested in knowing more about science topics such as the function of pharmaceutical to the biological components of lichens and biodiesel.

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Universitat Rovira i Virgili’s (URV) Unit of Scientific Communication, Spain

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You Decide

You Decide is created by the Norwegian Centre for ICT in Education and contains resources about privacy and digital responsibility for children and young adults aged 9-18 years.

366 links to understand fact-checking in 2016

This resource created by Alexios Mantzarlis @Mantzarlis provides a summary of active fact-checking initiatives around the world.

Happy Onlife

Happy Onlife is a toolkit, including a game, for children, parents and teachers, aimed at raising awareness of the risks and opportunities of internet and promoting the best online practices. The game and toolkit are proposed as work in progress to be extended with the contributions of all stakeholders applying innovative research methods for formal, informal and participatory education in the use of digital technologies with children aged between 8 and 12.

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YouDecide

You Decide is a teaching resource about privacy and digital responsibility for children and young adults aged between 9 and 18. The objective of the resource is to increase awareness, reflection and knowledge about privacy and the choices young people make when using digital media. The teaching resource consists of the website with articles and facts about relevant themes, true stories, discussion tasks and films. The themes include privacy, online violations, digital trails, source criticism and what it means to be social online. The films are linked to the themes and provide a good starting point for stimulating discussion and generating interest among the pupils.

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