Open Education Resources
Apps, Apps, Apps! Apps for industry; Apps for defense. Apps for Education, too? You bet. The trick to find the right app for the right need is still a little rough. Like any software they do not work all the time over every operatiing system change and can crash. Buyer beware you get what you pay for etc. You might also follow @EducationalGames on Twitter
You think you want to be a teacher. Teachers teach, right? What do they teach? Stuff, right? Stuff someone thinks is important for students like you to know, right? As a teacher you will probably think what you teach is important too. That means you probably have a philosophy, a system of thinking and reasoning that informs you about what you feel is important and why.
Here a few surveys that will help you answer what your philosophy of education is at this moment.
"Know your resources," says Praxis Onedee!
Databases provided by OhioLINK and by the University of Toledo; available in ALL Ohio K-12 schools and libraries...
Start developing usable inquiry-based, resource-based, and problem-based lesson plans that work.
Graphical search interface for students in grades K-5. (more…)
Index, abstracts, and full text for popular elementary school magazines. (more…)
Graphical interface for elementary and middle school students. (more…)
Index, abstracts, and full text for popular middle school magazines. (more…)
Graphical search interface for students in grades 6-12. (more…)
Index, abstracts, and full text covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, and much more. Designed for a general (as opposed to academic) audience. (more…)
Index, abstracts, and full text for popular high school magazines. (more…)
Index, abstracts, and full text for many scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study. (more…)
Collections of electronic images, videos, and sound. (more…)
The OhioLINK Digital Resource Commons is a network of centrally hosted institutional repositories featuring local branding, remote submission and administration, and federated searching. (more…)
Full-length educational films and documentaries on many subjects. (more…)
Tweeter feeds can be a useful source of information and contact. Because I am interested in education trends globally, some of the feeds that I follow are OECD Education @OECD_Edu, UNESCO ICT in ED @UNESCOICTs, and Helen Clark @HelenClarkUNDP.
You can search for feeds once you have joined up (http://twitter.com)