Haiku Learning is a full suite of beautiful, cloud-based tools designed to get you up and running with digital learning in minutes. Create classroom pages, add and organize content blocks, change layouts, and publish whenever you are ready. Embed content from YouTube, Google Docs, Maps, Skype and dozens of other third-party services or create your own from scratch. And when you have crafted the perfect classroom page? Resource sharing in Haiku Learning lets you share your classes, pages, and content blocks with any other Haiku Learning user--and use content in your own class created by other teachers. Free for teachers.
With this tool you can create a fun learning game (kahoot) made from a series of multiple choice questions: players answer on their own devices while games are displayed on a shared screen to unite lesson. After the game, share your own kahoot to deepen undestanding, mastery and purpose.
Digiworld interactive game
Digiworld is an interactive curriculum designed to help children, aged between 5 and 16, to develop the knowledge and skills they need to navigate the online world in a safer and more enjoyable way. The curriculum features animations, quizzes, downloadable worksheets and an information portal for parents. Developed for Telenor, Digiworld is an international initiative to support young people in developing their digital resilience and to help improve equality of support. The curriculum will soon be available in 12 languages and countries including Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar.
BBC Real News resources
The BBC has produced online resources and a programme of events and workshops to support young people identifying real news and filter out fake or false information. The free online resources include the BBC iReporter interactive game which puts the player in the role of a BBC journalist working in the heart of the newsroom, as well as video masterclasses, lesson plans and classroom activities. Developed and delivered by BBC School Report, face-to-face workshops and mentoring from BBC News journalists are also being offered to secondary educational establishments in the UK. BBC School Report is a media literacy project for 11-18 year olds; this year the focus is on giving young people the skills to check the sources, information and news they are consuming and creating. For more details: email@example.com
EMELS Media Literacy Tool for Youth Workers
This is a useful tool which includes guidelines and resources to help youth workers develop their own (and other young people with whom they work) media and digital competencies,
Happy Onlife is a game to promote safe and responsible use of the Internet among children and adults. It is a project by Joint Research Centre @European Commission. You can either
download the Happy Online App or play the game online. If you are a teacher uoi can order a free set of game cards from firstname.lastname@example.org
23 Things for Digital Knowledge
This is a self-directed course created by the University of Edinburgh which aims to expose researchers, academics, students, or other professionals to a range of digital tools to support their personal and professional development. It quite basic and includes a range of different tools and methods.
Own It toolkit from BBC
This is an online toolkit for 9-12 year olds' which aims to foster confidence in children as they navigate their digital lives, helping them to develop resilience and develop as happy, healthy, engaged digital citizens. Own It works collaboratively with partners both around the BBC and in the wider world to maximise its impact and reach.
Elementary Math resource Kit
The Using Creative Technologies in Elementary Math guide provides articles, samples, and lessons to help you find new ideas and approaches that will work for your elementary students. Math is about numbers, but it can also be drawn, manipulated, interpreted, measured, and constructed.
In the Using Creative Technologies in Elementary Math guide you will explore:
A creative approach to building number sense and problem-solving
Connecting math to art
Creating visual representations of mathematic concepts
The guide includes lesson plans where: students practice counting through the creation of a holiday counting book.
8 Web tools for creating video lessons
This resource from 'Educational Technology and Mobile Learning' lists 8 easy to use web tools that teachers can use to create video lessons.