All Blog Posts Tagged 'online' (124)

Online Stories for Children

Find eleven great stories including The Snowy Day and Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? http://www.rif.org/kids/leadingtoreading/en/preschoolers/read.htm



Don't miss this site. There are a large number of books read aloud. http://www.tumblebooks.com/library/asp/home_tumblebooks.asp



Choose a story read by an actor… Continue

Added by Michelle Breum on January 15, 2010 at 3:12pm — No Comments

What's the State of Distance Learning?

Part1 of A Review of Technology and Education



This article is part I of my multi-part investigation into the extent that technology is becoming a part of the educational process. As I am building a website which is designed for students to collaborate and manage their group projects online, I thought it important to investigate the extent that people are turning to the web for learning.



I’ve never taken an… Continue

Added by Sal P on January 14, 2010 at 2:36pm — 1 Comment

Open Curriculum for K-12 Educators

Over the past few years, open curriculum has gained momentum in K-12 education. In the face of difficult economic circumstances, site administrators are finding their budgets squeezed by severe funding limitations. In response to thee challenges, public school throughout the country are building comprehensive online learning environments that present new and exciting learning opportunities for students.… Continue

Added by Shawn Roner on January 12, 2010 at 10:58pm — No Comments

Practice AIEEE 2010 Sample Papers to Get High AIEEE Score

In past one month many class 12th grade students in India have been asking for tips to crack AIEEE 2010 with good score as they know they won't be able to make it to IIT and their only hope is AIEEE 2010 to get admission in to top engineering colleges of India. In this article I have tried to highlight some of the basic but important points regarding aieee preparation.



1> Practice lot of aieee 2010 sample… Continue

Added by Saumil Shrivastava on January 8, 2010 at 2:30am — No Comments

Cool Web 2.0 Tool - Sumo Paint

Image editors are rampant in the Web 2.0 world. While most of them are free, so many seem geared to really basic editing: crop, resize, and get-rid-of-red-eye. So, it's a thrill to run across a full-featured, robust online program that is simple enough for young students and sophisticated enough for graphics geeks. My benchmark for a superior graphics program is whether it supports layers. Layers are the key to subtle and complex graphic design imagery.… Continue

Added by Alix E. Peshette on January 4, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Wanted: Non-Accredited Online Education

We are all familiar with the endless myriad of online educational institutions, such as the University of Phoenix and DeVry. They offer diplomas for taking courses from the convenience of your home, at prices that are often competitive or comparable to traditional institutions. Even traditional schools are in the online education game today, with most offering extension schools to provide the flexibility of distance learning to their students.



But I’m not here to talk about… Continue

Added by Joe Kinsella on January 1, 2010 at 7:36pm — 1 Comment

15 online resources for help with English homework and class work

9 Paid Resources, and 6 Free Ones.



As promised in last week’s post, “15 online Math tutoring and help options“, this week I am following up with online resources for those seeking help with the subject of English.



Many of the paid options below were also included in last week’s post, since quite a few of them are not just specific to Math, but we have replaced a couple of these with new resources. The free options cited here are all new, and several are useful for… Continue

Added by Kelly Walsh on December 22, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Internet Consumption: When it becomes an addiction.

Let's face it, the Internet has become a staple in everyday life for many people whether you're a grandmother keeping in touch with your grandchildren or a post-secondary student that is collaborating with peers and professors. The encompassing use of the Internet has made the line between addiction and healthy use blurred. The type of activity youths engage in online whether it be for homework or social networking (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube) isn't the problem. Both their dependency… Continue

Added by Kiwi Commons on December 14, 2009 at 9:05am — No Comments

10.5 Million preK-12 Students Will Attend Classes Online by 2014

According to a new study by the research firm Ambient Insight, the number preK-12 students who will take some or all of their courses online will increase from 2 million to 10 million by 2014. MORE...

Added by Shawn Roner on December 3, 2009 at 2:32pm — No Comments

Successful 'Bear Exchange' using Web 2.0 technology

During October and November ACG School in Jakarta and our school, Cranbrook Junior School in Sydney exchanged soft toys. ACG sent us down an orangutan and we sent them a koala.

We were able to exchange information, ideas, share photos, post blogs create technology presentations and communicate between the classes.

We started a blog and several webpages using Weebly. This online tool… Continue

Added by Sunny South on November 25, 2009 at 3:59pm — No Comments

Using Facebook to Improve School Communication

Facebook has become an essential tool for young adults to stay in contact with friends and family and to create a sense of community with their peers. For school administrators, then, utilizing Facebook to improve communication and to create an interactive experience for their school community only makes sense. MORE...

Added by Shawn Roner on November 24, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments

Virtual Ethnography

I'm currently writing a short treatise on the Ning platform and its users and how they make use of this social network community. If anyone is interested or want to chip in a few comments feel free to do so.

Added by Henry Keil on November 1, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Google Docs for Online Classroom: Sharing Quizzes to Invite Students to Take the Quiz

At the last post about creating online quizzes with Google Docs, I showed you the steps to create online quizzes with Google Docs. In this post, I will guide you to share the quizzes you created and then invite others to take quizzes.



You can share the quiz spreadsheet with others or publish it. About sharing quiz spreadsheet online… Continue

Added by SunnyY on October 21, 2009 at 3:30am — No Comments

Online assessment

I'm currently exploring several different websites that allows my students to be assessed online. I have recently experimented with classmarker.com and I have been pleasantly surprised. Any FREE sites out there that someone would like to recommend (or not recommend)?

Added by Brad Klitzke on October 13, 2009 at 1:43pm — No Comments

Creating Online Quizzzes with Google Docs for Free

Google Docs is a favorite thing for us teachers. It is a totally free, web-based word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, and form application. It allows users to create and edit documents online while collaborating in real-time with other users, especially for teachers using it in online classroom. In addition to being a stellar way to write, store and manage your documents and slideshows, it is also a fantastically useful way to create online quizzes for online assessment.

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Added by SunnyY on October 13, 2009 at 3:13am — No Comments

Are we ready for electronic books and study materials in classrooms?

The latest news is that Sony has also entered the E-Book reader market. The mobile eBook applications are not far behind, Safari's bookbag application for iPhone is one such example. This indicates that the eBook technology is definitely gaining momentum.



Combining eBooks technology with the collaborative social learning platforms will definitely changing the way we study in classrooms.… Continue

Added by judy jacob on September 29, 2009 at 5:01am — No Comments

8 Ways to Create Online Quiz, Test, Exam

Online test brings a lot of benefits to assessment: time-saving, flexibility and economical. For test-takers, they can take the online test at their own preferred time - great flexibility. For trainers/teachers, it spares the time to mark the test because the test is graded automatically - big time-saving. For organizations, it saves a lot of cost to employ instructor designers and print millions of test papers - more economical.



Thanks to companies develop tons of useful products… Continue

Added by SunnyY on September 23, 2009 at 7:32pm — 3 Comments

Virtual Learning: The next wave of the future?

I am currently attending the last day of the 3-day Vision 2020 Virtual Learning Grant Leadership Conference (August 11-13, 2009) here in Austin, Texas. It had been a very fruitful conference. I have learned several interesting and informative ideas that I will definitely use when I go back to my district in El Paso, Texas. Aside from knowing and understanding the depth of planning needed and the process involved to become successful, some of the highlights of the conference include, but not… Continue

Added by Sharo Dickerson on August 13, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Upcoming eLearning Events

The following is a list of free online events that we believe will be of interest to learning professionals. If you have events that you would like to include, please contact: Tony Karrer

Added by Kevin Chilton on July 28, 2009 at 3:00am — No Comments

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