Sites For Educators




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Here you can find networks to join and further suggestions for professional development which may be of interest. (Please note that there is no particular order of importance but hopefully will serve as points of references you may find useful)



The Educator's PLN - A personal learning network for educators

Classroom 2.0 - for Web 2.0 and for those who have an interest in Social Media

Simple K12 - Teacher learning community

EDUCAUSE

Edudemic - Connecting Education and Technology

EFL Classroom 2.0

Australian Flexible Learning Framework

TESOL Academic.org  - Linking Theory & Practice

The 21st Century Teacher - resources and tips

GETideas 

Busy Teacher                      

Academia.edu - follow the latest research in your field

Education Week

Global Education

Commonwealth of Learning

EduTopia - K1 - 12 Education

Project Inkwell

Power of 2 

School Libraries Online

Clivir - A Learning Community

Curriki - K12 Open Curricula Community

Google for Educators

Sophia - teach what you know, learn what you don't

Merlot - Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning & Online Education

Creative Commons  - Content Directories

Learner.org - professional development & classroom resources across the curriculum

Jog the Web - curating the web for education

Share & Learn

The Teaching Lab: Lesson Plans, Teaching Ideas & Classroom Resources

Education-Classifieds - free learning exchange

Leadwell Professional Development - professional development for educators

London Grid for Learning







Search Plant - Lesson plans & worksheets for elementary, secondary & homeschool education

Search PlanIt


4Teachers - Teach with Technology - Resources and Teaching Tips, especially for K12










EducatorsCONNECT - A Social Network for Teachers

Thinkfinity - From lesson plans (KG12) to reflections on 21st Century Education 

Teacher First - Web resources, including rubrics, infographics and more. Useful for K12

Concept to Classroom  - resources for teaching, focus on methodologies and more. Useful for K12. 

Connected EducatorsStrengthening connected online communities of practice in education





Learning Management


SchoolBinder - track assignments, post discussions, share media

LearnBoost - gradebook, attendance, lesson planner, reporting and calendar

Edmodo - gradebook, libarary, share media, post discussions, create lessons & activities, track assignments, lesson planner

WeeBehave - online chore lines and behaviour

Key to School - free moodle hosting

Schoology - social networking combined with learning management

19 Pencils - create quizzes, share websites, save & share content, create class website, track student comprehension

TRworkBench - web authoring for teachers, students, schools

diipo - Education 2.0 social network for the classroom

Desmos - interactive whiteboard for everyone

Bloust - bridging the gap between home and school

Sakai Project - learning management system for learning, teaching  and research


Moodle - Course management system

Engrade - Online Teacher toolset    

MiddleWeb - Exploring Middle School (lots of resources)

rrripple - ePortfolios for Life

Socrative - a student response system

Goalbook - an app personalizing education

Articulate - offers a free trial

Captivate - Adobe for Interactive  E-learning

Better Lesson -  Share what Works -> lesson plans, classroom materials, instructional resources, connect with other educators







Moople  - a classroom in the clouds





Of Special Interest


Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators  - fantastic site for educators, especially K12

ISTE Community - a Ning for educators

Who Teaches - the teaching experience

Learn Central - webinars, resources and more

Kevin Honeycutt  - Our Kids will spend the rest of their lives in the future. Are we getting them ready?


Best ED Sites - a selection of great sites for teachers and different curricular areas.









100 Terrific Cheat Sheets for K12 Teachers - A Variety of Topics



Wikis

Assistive Technology Resources for Teachers



NOTE: 
You can find more Wikis related to Education here and here. 

Videos

NOVA Teachers 

Teachers' Domain

Free Technology Teacher Training - TTV by Russell Stannard 


4 comments:

  1. Professional Development has to be timely, effective, engaging, applicable to the classroom, focused on improving teaching and learning, teacher driven, and relevant to the needs of the participants.

    education professional development

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  2. I love your list! Thank you for curating!

    Don't forget Gooru for 5th-12th grade OER!

    www.goorulearning.org

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  3. That is a good list, really helpful! Thank you very much :-) searching at Connected Educators right now

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  4. Glad you found this page useful/of interest Tatyana :-)

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