8 Tips for Creating a Stellar Online Course — Bright — Medium
“As the MIT Media Lab noted, too many online courses are flat and stale. They look like traditional lectures with “talking heads,” rather than creatively imagining ways to engage students from afar.
What can you do to liven them up?
Whether you work in education, at a corporation, or for a not-for-profit, here are eight tips for creating a killer online learning experience:”
Game-Based Learning Compendium | Resources by students from INF541: Game-Based Learning, 2015
“This collaboratively developed compendium is a shared open resource relevant to game-based learning. It represents the work of students whose essays may offer foundational concepts, examples, explanatory theories and guiding principles, coupled with a questioning of burning issues, to encourage a passion for game-based learning. It provides a stimulus for further #gbl discussion.”
Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy Verbs [Infographic]
When using Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy (a revised take on Bloom’s devised by educator Andrew Churches), it helps to have a list of taxonomy verbs to know what actions define each stage of the taxonomy. This is useful for lesson planning, rubric making, and any other teacher-oriented task requiring planning and assessment strategies.
The Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy verbs in this handy infographic apply specifically to each stage of the taxonomy, from LOTS (lower-order thinking skills) to the HOTS (higher-order thinking skills).
Inquiry skills across the Australian Curriculum | inquiry learning & information literacy
“Inquiry skills and information literacy are embedded in the Australian Curriculum in the subject areas Science, History, Geography, Economics and Business (draft), Civics and Citizenship (draft, and in the general capabilities Critical and Creative Thinking (CCT) and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) .”
Internet Safety Cheat Sheet For Digital Media Use In Schools
Unfortunately, internet safety is something many teachers–and worse, students-take for granted. While many teachers–and librarians–are concerned with breaking copyright laws, controlling digital media use is often an afterthought.
Or worse, so heavily scrutinized that district filters kill any authentic access at all.
But as our libraries gradually become virtual spaces, and our media becomes digital, controlling digital media use is going to become increasingly relevant.
Which makes Jen Gordon’s–from the aptly-named internetsafetycheatsheet.com–inforgraphic below on netflix, YouTube, Instagram, Google, and Apple hardware so relevant for you.
10 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Chromebook Owner Should Know – OMG! Chrome!
Just like Windows and Mac OS X, Chrome OS supports a variety of keyboard shortcuts. Some of these reveal extra functionality, some simply speed up repetitive tasks.
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