EdTech Newsletter

EdTech Teacher Newsletter – April 14, 2010

Tom Daccord and Justin Reich <tom@edtechteacher.org>


Web Sites of Interest

ALA | AASL Best Web Sites for Teaching and Learning Top 25 Award


These are the “Top 25” Web sites for teaching and learning chosen by the American Association of School Librarians. The websites chosen “foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration” and are organized as follows: Organizing and Managing; Content Collaboration; Curriculum Sharing; Media Sharing; Virtual Environments; Social Networking and Communication.

Can You Trust the News? – NewsTrust.net


NewsTrust offers a set of teacher guides that will help you teach your students the difference between “good and bad” journalism. These guides include interactive lesson plans for college and high school classes in journalism, civics, social studies, communications and more.

21st Century Literacies: Tools for Reading the World


Noodle Tools provides a useful list of 21st Century Literacies sources that help students evaluate and interpret multiple representations from a variety of disciplines and subjects, including texts, photographs, artwork, and data.

45 Websites For Students To Create Original Artwork Online


These sites are organized by grade level and are rated for teachers and students based on site interactivity.

MIT Blossoms


BLOSSOMS is a free repository of video modules for high school math and science classes created by volunteer teachers from around the world, including MIT faculty and partnering educators in Jordan and Pakistan.