Education Technology


Suggested Internet sites by the of Ministry of Education

Mind Map/ flow charts/diagrams
Popplet
Mindomo
Cacoo

Bulletin board: Lino
Timeline: Dipity

Create comics: Toondoo
Collect video with comments and questions: EdPuzzle - Blubbr

Create online presentation: Prezi
Create speaking avatar: Voki
Digital publishing: Joomag
Add links to images: Thinglink
  
Vocabulary
AgendayWeb
English Vocabulary Quizzes
Self Study Vocabulary Quizzes
Many Things Vocabulary
Vocabulary Games
Spelling City
Just-the-Word
Learnenglishfeelgood.com
ESL Games (pirate games)

Writing
Fun English Games
Writing Exercises
BBC Bitesize Writing
BBC Skillswise
Create a Tale

Beginning reading
Starfall
Learning Chocolate
BBC Bitesize

Listening
ELLO
Storyline Online
Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab
ESL Fast

Online Ebooks
Cool Kids
Oxford Owl
Super Easy Reading for ESL
Angels 365
Free Short ESL Stories
Children's Storybooks Online
Storynory

Songs
YouTube
Lyrics Training
LyricsGaps
Agenda Web

News Sites
Breaking News English
Literacynet
VOA Learning English
CBBC Newsround
Time for Kids
The Times in Plain English
One Minute World News
Six Minutes English - BBC
Jerusalem Post - Breaking News
National Geographic Kids

Projects wtih classes in other countries
Epals
IEarn

Games
Wacky Webs Tales
Vocabulary Games
Fun Brain
Fact Monster Games

General Sites to Learn English
British Council Learn English Kids
British Council Learn English Teens
BBC Learning English
ManyThings.org
Activities for ESL Students
English Portal (Israel)
Online encyclopedias (such as Britannica and Encyclopedia.com)
Wikipedia for kids
National Geographic Kids
EFL Learning

Literature
Shmoop
TLC

Other sites suggested by ECB
Padlet
Glogster
Pimpampum
PBS KIDS
Crossword Puzzle Maker
Maps of the World
Enchanted Learning
Comic Creator
Animal Bytes
Quizlet
Wordle
ITools - Research It

Websites with articles and information

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Evaluating Information Sources

Evaluating Internet Sources

The C.A.R.S. Checklist for Evaluating Internet Sources

Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers - Nik Peachey

Nik's Daily English Activities - Nik Peachey

Articles by Tom March - Co-developer of the WebQuest strategy with Prof. Bernie Dodge. Frequent presenter and author of "Working the Web for Education" and web developer and designer of web-based learning activities.

WebQuest.com - The most complete and current source of information about the WebQuest Model. Whether you're an education student new to the topic or an experienced teacher/ educator looking for materials, you'll find something here to meet your needs.

Fromnowon - An educational technology journal with excellent articles on professional development in integrating technology and teaching.

Acceptable Internet use Policies - Virginia Department of Education, USA.

Acceptable Usage - An example of an "acceptable usage policy" for use of techology by students in schools, developed by the Har V'Gai Regional School.

Project Based Learning - (Buck Institute of Education) An explanation of project based learning in the hope that "teachers will go beyond doing projects and consider ways in which projects can facilitate teachers' key instructional goals, rather than serving as the students' reward for learning in traditional ways."

Resources for Getting Started with Project Based Learning - Edutopia's compilation of online resources for understanding and beginning to implement project-based learning.