Friday, May 11, 2012

5 More New Web-Based Resources for Teachers

The Teaching Channel [via Eduwonk] - A collection of how-to videos on lessons, planning, management, etc plus much more.  They're aiming to be an "online personal assistant" for teachers.  Eat your heart out, Siri.

Apps in Education [found via Twitter] - A growing blog focused on iPad/iPhone apps that are useful in the classroom across subjects and grade levels.  Instead of just reviews or lists, visual arts teacher Greg Swanson asks key questions and forces us to critically assess our use of these devices in education. [via on Twitter] - A new resource from USC's Rossier School of Education.  Read more about the launch here.

MIT Announces Platform for Free Online Courses [Mashable] - MIT is going to improve the organization of their already available online course materials, making them even more useful.

TED-Ed Launches Innovative Customized Learning Web Initiative [Wired: GeekDad] - Turn TED videos into an interactive, online lesson.