Posts tagged free
Posts tagged free
I love this set of boards for teachers on Pinterest. You’ll find some great ones here.
More than 9,000 clips from the BBC on many topics available for free and organized. You can peruse this list of clips which are also attached to lesson plans and activities. If you’re looking for high quality video, this is a great free resources.
Brainpop is a partner with TES out of the UK (that I write about all the time) here are some resources from them linked from the website. IF you love brainpop, you’ll want to go here to access and share the free resources. The two most popular right now are a movie/ quiz/ and activity about smoking and another one on probability. They also have some bullying resources that you may want to integrate.
This tool helps you evaluate Open education tools to see how they align to Common Core state standards. By using this rubric, you can demonstrate how resources that are free can be integrated into your curriculum. There are 7 of the 8 already created. IF you want to save money while you align standards you must share this with your curriculum directors and administrators. Use this as an opportunity to increase quality AND save money (that is a win for everyone.)
Free open textbooks that are peer reviewed to be of higher calibre. Free online and low-cost in print. If you’re looking at options, this is where you should go (if you’re curriculum director or administrator.) Start here for free open textbooks.
Excellent article by Justin Reich sums up much of conversation happening here at Harvard University this week about Open Education.
“The richest exchanges on day two of the Hewlett Open Educational Resources Grantee Meeting came from those who challenged the fundamental premises of the meeting. In designing the meeting, Berkman staff imagined three groups: Learners, Facilitators (teachers, librarians, coaches, educators, etc.), and Builders. They assumed a kind of “supply and demand” model of OER where builders create stuff and distribute it to learners, sometimes through the mediation of facilitators (wholesalers, I guess?).
Free teacher pd.
Free free free learning. Cost: Your time. nice list of free ways to add ebooks, textbooks, courses, and language courses onto your ipad or Kindle.