YouthLearn’s Media Literacy Toolbox includes activities, handouts, and curricular resources to support media literacy education in a variety of settings—classroom or afterschool program, low-tech or high-tech, children or teens.
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.
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.
Media Literacy Booster Pack
This collection of resources provided by NewseumED offers tools to tackle eight pressing challenges, from recognising bias and propaganda to leveraging your role as a media contributor. You need to sign up first but once you do, access is free.
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.
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.
Creating Vision Boards
This website provides a guide and resources to help you organise your students to set up digital vision boards using Google slides or Google drawings
A Field Guide to 'Fake News' and other information disorders
Public Data Lab and First Draft collaborated to develop this free, open-access guide to help students, journalists and researchers investigate misleading and viral content, memes and trolling practices online. The five chapters of the guide describe a series of research protocols or “recipes” that can be used to trace trolling practices, the ways false viral news and memes circulate online, and the commercial underpinnings of problematic content. Each recipe provides an accessible overview of the key steps, methods, techniques and datasets used.