Posts Tagged ‘education websites’

Educational Websites Lingo Likes: Edufy

Giving teachers tools to find and share quality educational resources helps them to provide an excellent education for children.  That’s why the educational website we recommend this week is Edufy.org.  Here’s more about them from their site: Edufy was started by an Earth Science teacher who, after a number of years struggling to find activities to effectively engage his students,…

Ask Reading Kingdom: What would an ideal education look like if you could redesign it from scratch?

Daniel (Elementary Principal) asks: What would an ideal education look like if you could redesign it from scratch?  Ignoring funding constraints, political constraints, and the state of the current systems, how could you best educate a child starting from age ? Dr. Marion Blank answers: That is an exciting but huge question. An answer would, at a minimum, require a…

Educational Websites Lingo Likes: FindingDulcinea

When doing research for school (and work) assignments, it’s always good to have credible and trustworthy information available.  Our mascot owl Lingo has discovered a way to streamline your search experience with educational websites like FindingDulcinea! Here’s more about this time-saving tool from their site: “Our mission is to bring users the best information on the Web for any topic,…

Educational Websites Lingo Likes: Games for Change

For the last two generations, games have been designed to encourage our competitive nature.  Now, games for change are being designed to raise collaborative awareness, and bring about positive change in the world.  Here’s more about Games for Change from their website: Our Mission Statement: Catalyzing Social Impact Through Digital Games What we do: Founded in 2004, Games for Change…

Educational Websites for Teachers: TED Ed

“As teachers, we should strive to be the ordinary heroes, the moral exemplars, to the people we mentor.” — Barry Schwartz, Our Loss of Wisdom The way teachers share resources today has undergone a major upgrade, with many educational websites and networks readily available. Since 1984, TED talks have shifted the way we teach, learn, and spread ideas.  So we…

Lingo likes: Education Superhighway!

With the Internet constantly evolving, and the way we learn to read, write, analyze and solve problems is changing at such a rapid rate, it has become necessary for all schools have access to broadband technology. Education Superhighway is aiming to transform education by closing the digital divide that is current in schools today and that’s why this is the…