InformED is a blog by Open Colleges, an online education provider based in Sydney, Australia.
InformED is a hub for learning. It’s a resource for curious minds and a platform for well researched and carefully curated educational information, discussing everything from DIY learning, digital literacy, and self-designed careers to the latest and most relevant findings in educational psychology, all without too dense academic jargon. This resouce site contains guides and e-books on creativity, critical thinking, game-based learning, educational technology, and more, both for personal or professional use. InformED covers all areas related to learning in the 21st century.
Belgian national and language-dependent repositories with educational videos of various themes and content: art, web, nature, society, history and more.
4teachers : integrating technology into a classroom
4Teachers.org works to help integrate technology into a classroom by offering online tools and resources. This site helps teachers locate online resources such as ready-to-use Web lessons, quizzes, rubrics and classroom calendars. There are also tools for student use.
Assessing Technology Planning
Assessing Web Resources
Assessing Technology's Impact
Evaluators & Reports
Free SFX: sound effects
Free SFX website offers a wide collection of professional sound effects and music, contributed by companies and individuals around the world and made available to audio enthusiasts and production companies alike. Everyone who has contributed to the site has agreed to the freeSFX.co.uk license agreement and philosophy: these sounds are available for anyone to use in their productions.
The SFX team welcomes new members to the community that can upload their own quality sound effects or music (As long as you are the copyright owner of the sounds you wish to upload or have the copyright owners full permission to distribute them).
Consumer Classroom Website
The Consumer Classroom website aims to promote consumer education and in particular to encourage its teaching in European secondary schools. It is a multilingual pan European website financed by the General Directorate of Health and Consumers of the European Commission.
Find valuable resources on childcare, information and communication, social media and net safety, languages ...
Flipping the classroom
The presentation focuses on the educational model «Flipping the classroom» and the innovation that brings in education. It shows the methodology, the pedagogy behind, the strengths and how this new trend in educational practices, approaches the challenges of education in 21st century. By "Flipping the classrooms", educators provide appropriate resources for students studying at home in order to exploit the opportunities offering critical thinking and active learning only within the social structure of the classroom.
MIL - Media and Information Literacy
The United Nations Alliance of Civilization (UNAOC) and UNESCO have joined efforts developing a multi-lingual clearinghouse focusing on Media and Information Literacy (MIL). The clearinghouse’s aims at facilitating access to MIL resources on any language, creating at the same time a global network of MIL practitioners. Content can be uploaded by all registered users.
The goal is to provide a user-friendly tool which will help educators, researchers, policy makers, young media makers, and students to find the information they are looking for in a timely and organized manner. You will find information and direct links to ORGANIZATIONS from around the world that are active and are relevant to media literacy education. You can search by keywords or limit and better target your search by specifying language, country, other topics, type, etc. You can also use the world map and while having an overview of a particular area you can also identify the country you would like to search regarding media literacy education.
Content can be uploaded by all registered users. The resources can be uploaded in many different languages: French, German, Russian, Catalan, Portuguese, etc.
Video in the classroom
Video in the Classroom was founded in 2003 by Mathew Needleman to focus on video production in the elementary grades. The site was recently relaunched to showcase the work of elementary educators from across the country and provide additional how-to information, additional links, and a complete redesign.