Teaching with Technology

Higher Education Academy - The Higher Education Academy (HEA) is the national body which champions teaching quality. Provide value to the HE sector by focusing on the contribution of teaching as part of the wider student learning experience.

Khan Academy - offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. It tackles math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. 

Academic Earth - launched on the premise that everyone deserves access to a world-class education. A collection of free online college courses from the world’s top universities. It makes sure there is something for everyone: whether you want to explore a new topic or advance in your current field, it brings the amazing world of academia to you for free.

M.I.T. Open Course Ware-is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. It is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.Educators can improve courses and curricula, making their schools more effective; students find additional resources to help them succeed; and independent learners enrich their lives and use the content to tackle some of our world’s most difficult challenges.

Open Yale Courses - provides free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University. The aim of the project is to expand access to educational materials for all who wish to learn.

Coursera - is an education platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take.It’s simple. It helps you learn better and faster. Designed the platform based on proven teaching methods verified by top researchers.

Edutopia– is the leading voice illuminating and showcasing what works in education. It shows people how they can adopt best practices and it tells stories of innovation and continuous learning in the real world. Core strategies: project-based learning, comprehensive assessment, integrated studies, social and emotional learning, educational leadership and teacher development and technology integration.

Ed Camp– is a free, democratic, participant-driven professional development for teachers. It is a wiki page to provide planning space for educators to connect and pull together ideas.

TED-Ed–is an education initiative whose mission is to spark and celebrate the ideas of teachers and students around the world. Everything we do supports learning — from producing a growing library of original animated videos , to providing an international platform for teachers to create their own interactive lessons

Campus Technology - is one of higher education's top information sources — delivering valuable information via a daily site, monthly digital magazine, newsletters, webinars, online tools and in-person events.

Center for Educational Innovation (CEI) - was created to strengthen instructional and academic technology collaboration and support across the University of Minnesota. By combining the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Office of eLearning, the CEI provides expertise that supports curricular and pedagogical innovation in campus classrooms and in online courses and programs.

Prezi–learn how to create and deliver memorable presentations. It is a presentation resource, on a mission to reinvent how people share knowledge, tell stories, and inspire their audiences to act.

Flipping the Classroom–is a way to do the lectures outside of class time so you could use class time to have students work on activities together.

Education World– a great website that offers all the resouces you need to grow professionally. It has different sections with each one full of PDFs, books, articles and many more.

Discovery Education–offers a portfolio of opportunities to learn in the digital age. With award-winning digital content, interactive lessons, real time assessment, virtual experiences with some of Discovery's greatest talent, classroom contests & challenges, professional development and more — Discovery is leading the way in transforming classrooms and inspiring learning.

Staff Develop– is another great resource for professional development. It provides articles, books, workshops and many other resource links.

Education Week– is a newspaper targeted at teachers and features news relaevant to teachers, along with opinion blogs and webinars.

Read Write Think– provides educators, parents and afterschool professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials.

Teacher Vision– discover a wide range of professional development resources for educators. You can improve your teaching skills with these articles, lessons plans, and resources from ntable publishers and experts in the field.

Teaching Tolerance– provides educational material from articles that make you think to presentations you can share. These resources are designed to help teachers improve their practice and turn their schools into strong communities that welcome diversity, giving all students an opportunity to learn.

Hippo Campus–is a free, core academic web site that delivers rich multimedia content--videos, animations, and simulations--on general education subjects to middle-school and high-school teachers and college professors, and their students, free of charge.

Learn Hub–worlds largest online social learning network dedicated exclusively to international education.

Learning A-Z - is dedicated to working with teachers to give them the resources they need to reach every child, on every learning level. All of our readers, lessons, worksheets, interactive audio books, and other materials can be customized. This means every child can have what is most appropriate for his/her developmental level.

Learning Pageprofessionally produced lesson plans, books, worksheets, and much more.

Open Educational Resources – are teaching and learning materials that you may freely use and reuse at no cost. Materials such as full university courses, interactive mini-lessons and simulations, adaptions of existing open work, electronic textbooks, etc.

Open Learn - The Open University – gives you a free access to learning materials from The Open University which is one of the biggest universities in the UK for undergraduate education.

Scholastic – is a single classroom magazine whose books and educational materials are in tens of thousands of schools.

Teachers.Net – is an online tool for collaboration. There are teacherschatboards, free lesson plans, live chat, online meetings, classroom projects, teacher groups etc.

PBS Learning Media– access to free digital content and professional development opportunities designed to improve teacher effectiveness and student achievement.

Common Sense Media– is a free professional development resource that helps educators learn to take a whole-community approach to empower students to think critically, behave safely, and participate responsibly. Offers online tutorials, webinars etc.

Teacher Trap– is a free, professional development resource that helps educators and librarians address common questions about the use of technology in teaching and learning by providing easy access to practical, online resources and activities.

Teachers Network– provides great resources on professional development such as lesson plans, how to articles, free videos and many more.

Intel Teach Elements– helps high school teachers of all subjects engage students with digital learning, including digital content, Web 2.0, social networking and only tools and resources.

“Using the World Wide Web to enhance classroom Instruction”–an article by Norman Mathew and Maryanne Dohery-Poirier on the use of world wide web as an instructional tool for teachers, instructors and trainers to incorporate it into their repertoire.

“Assessing Web 2.0 Tools: Choose Carefully, Use Wisely:”–thinking differentyly about information is critical as Web 2.0 takes off, for both teacher and learners… The implementation can dramatically impact the overall success of a course and the level at which students are learning.

Plickers - Classroom polling system. Similar to Clickers but cheaper. Each student gets a unique barcode – a paper clicker. Students answer questions by showing their barcodes to the teacher's smartphone. The teacher gets a real-time bar graph and the data is stored individually by student.

Poll Everywhere - Simple way to gather polling information in the classroom. Works with Twitter, text, or web.