- 40 Open Education Resources You Should Know About | Edudemic Offers a list of resources that offer some “particularly great examples of using digital technology to get kids exploring the universe. They’re fun. They’re free. And they feature a diverse selection of topics and strategies, meaning almost every user will find something of interest.”
- Twitter Actually Increases Your Overall Grades… | Bit Rebels
- Census of Population and Housing The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has just released the 2011 Census data under a CC BY licence.They have also made available data analysis tools such as QuickStats which lets users view a quick summary about certain areas.
- Educators Guide to the use of Pinterest in Education Offers ideas and tutorial videos on how to get started in Pinterest and how to connect with some of the top education posters to pinterest
- Makerspaces, Participatory Learning, and Libraries | The Unquiet Librarian “The Library as Incubator Project describes makerspaces as: Makerspaces are collaborative learning environments where people come together to share materials and learn new skills… makerspaces are not necessarily born out of a specific set of materials or spaces, but rather a mindset of community partnership, collaboration, and creation.”
- macbethreview Interview with director Penny Woolcock on Filmmaking inc her account of making her version of Macbeth for the BBC
- BBC – Schools – Teachers – Off By Heart Shakespeare: Speech list This page offers links to see films of well-known people, past and present, performing Shakespearean speeches.
- Why It’s Important to Understand Google Ranking | MindShift
- Save Content To Box, Google Drive, & Dropbox: Edit & Send Pages To Dropbox, Google Drive Or Save As PDF [Chrome] You can edit & save websites to Dropbox, Google Drive Or Even PDF with this useful Chrome extension
- Creative Commons Australia This website is great source to use when teaching copyright. It offers some great fact sheets and a link to a search engine for images, videos and music that are allowed to be reworked and reused without the risk of copywrite laws.
- The Copyright Site “U.S. copyright law contains a provision that allows limited use of copyrighted works without the permission of the owner for certain teaching and research purposes. These questions are designed to help you determine whether you may qualify to use the material under the “Fair Use” doctrine. “
- Students as Creators: Exploring Copyright – ReadWriteThink “This lesson gives students the tools they need to consider the ethical issues surrounding use and ownership of copyrighted materials.”
- Over 25 Copyright and Plagiarism Resources for Students in K-12 | MyWeb4Ed Numerous videos that could help copyright and plagiarism to students. tag