Learning Community: April 2008 Archives


166 links to learn about the Holocaust.

Site languages include English, Hebrew, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

All 166 links have been reviewed

http://www.jr.co.il/hotsites/j-holoc.htm

searchpickr - Very cool!

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Why Use Searchpickr?
- Easily Find almost any kind of information or media existing on the web.
- Discover web content not indexed on main search engines.
- Query 200+ search providers from one single site, without having to retype your search terms every time.
- Compare results for the same terms at different search engines (Search results vary significantly from engine to engine, test yourself!).
- Keep up-to-date on new Internet search engines and research tools.
- Conduct serious academic research.
- Easily reach vertical search engines and Invisible (deep) Web tools.
- Find many more images, clipart and videos for your presentations.
- Make SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Analysis.
- Searchpickr is free to use, no software to download and no registration or signup is required.
- Stop bookmarking valuable search providers or online information tools; at Searchpickr you have the best of them, all in one single site.

http://www.searchpickr.com/

Yobler-Your Learning Tube

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There are plenty of video websites out there to suit your every video viewing needs. They range from the entertaining, nonsensical depths of YouTube, to full-length movies, to skin flicks and tutorials sites that excel at teaching you how to play banjo. Yobler can be placed in the latter category. Created in Bucharest, Yobler is the place to go if you want to know how to do something. Need a little Spanish grammar pick me up for you trip to Mexico? Maybe you want to learn how to jive? How about swimming without stress?

http://www.yobler.com/

MapTube

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MapTube is a free resource for viewing, sharing, mixing and mashing maps online. Created by UCL's Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, users can select any number of maps to overlay and view.

http://www.maptube.org/


Neave Planetarium - WOW!!!

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The people at Neave have released a new online planetarium that allows anyone to gaze at the stars, click on them, and find out basic information like the star's name and location. Best of all, no download is required and you can start your stargazing adventure immediately. Other options available on this smooth application include the ability to change time, date and location. Orient your search through easy to click directional indicators and then surf around by simply moving the mouse wherever you'd like to go.

http://www.neave.com/planetarium/

Technology Integration Support

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http://web.rbe.sk.ca/support/

Bringing the Evergreen Curriculum to Life with Technology

HippoCampus

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http://hippocampus.org/

HippoCampus is a project of the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education (MITE). The goal of HippoCampus is to provide high-quality, multimedia content on general education subjects to high school and college students free of charge.

Biology Podcasts

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Games in Learning Project

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http://www.learningplace.com.au/defaulteqa2.asp?orgid=35&suborgid=614

This is something we explored at Cyber Port in Hong Kong.

Also, a project developed by a participant at the conference.

Welcome to the Games in Learning project website.  

It has long been recognised that games hold an important place in learning. Interactive games engage

audiences, enabling them to understand concepts and learn information in an entertaining way.
http://www.kenton.k12.ky.us/SmartBoard/smartmath.htm#interactiveonline

...a teacher-created list of interactive mathematics sites to use with the whole class via an interactive whiteboard or TabletPC