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+ - Citizen Tube
Citizen Tube is YouTube’s News and Political Blog. Here you’ll find important breaking news videos from citizens, news organizations, activists, politicians, governments, and others.
+ - Classroom Connect
Since 1994, Classroom Connect has been a leader in helping teachers use technology to improve learning. It develops web-based curriculum and professional development programs for K-12 educations. Classroom Connect is part of Harcourt Education, a global education provider serving students, teachers in PreK through grade twelve, as well as others. Extensive catalogues are available.
+ - The Concord Consortium
The Concord Consortium creates interactive materials that exploit the power of information technologies. The primary goal in all of this work is to ignite large-scale improvements in teaching and learning through technology. Using a variety of computer-based manipulable models and probeware, students are taught how to create and apply mental models to improve their understanding of science. The program includes online assessment procedures.
+ - Education World
Education World’s goal is to make it easy for educators to integrate the internet into the classroom. The resource includes: a search engine for educational Web sites only, a place where educators can find information without searching the entire internet; original content, including lesson plans, practical information for educators, information on how to integrate technology in the classroom, and articles written by education experts; site reviews; daily features and columns; and other technology-based information.
+ - ePALS.com Classroom Exchange
ePALS Classroom Exchange is a leading provider of school-safe e-mail and collaborative technology. Used in classrooms in 191 countries, ePALS’s multilingual network has made it possible for more than 4.5 million students and educators to employ the internet as the ultimate communication and cross-cultural learning tool. The web site lists tools, resources, supports and how to access the site.
+ - Focal Point Global
Focal Point Global is a nonprofit organization that fosters global partnerships among youth through educational technology.
+ - Global Nomads Group
Global Nomads Group (GNG) helps schools connect with schools in other countries through video conferencing. GNG can support schools by finding partner schools in other countries, planning curriculum and collaborative project ideas, and providing hardware and technology support. Exchanges can be as short as a one-time, one-hour video conference or can develop to become a regular communications and learning tool among schools.
+ - Global School Net
Global School Net uses video conferencing software, such as CU-SeeMe, NetMeeting and other programs, to connect communities, cultures, and classrooms so that students around the world can learn and collaborate together. A classroom conference is a meeting conducted over the internet in which the participants can see and hear each other, even though attendees may be in different places. Students can use live conferencing to share research results, interact with experts and practice speaking different languages. The site has a directory of users of video conferencing.
+ - The Global Classroom Twitter Chats
The Global Classroom Twitter Chats is a space is dedicated to online chat in global communities that run on Saturdays. Chats are repeated three times a day in different time zones to ensure global coverage.
+ - Global Voices
Global Voices is a community of more than 500 bloggers and translators around the world who work together to bring reports from blogs and citizen media everywhere, with emphasis on voices that are not ordinarily heard in international mainstream media.
+ - IN TIME
IN TIME enables educators to watch online video vignettes of PreK-12 teachers from various grades and subjects integrate technology into their classrooms using numerous teaching strategies. The program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education’s PT3 Program (Preparing Teacher to Use Technology). Teachers can access the library of videos by content, grade level, and other organizers. The site also helps teachers understand the value and uses of technology and has a special segment on multicultural education considerations.
+ - Kidlink
Kidlink is a non-profit grassroots organization aimed at getting youth through the age of 15 involved in global dialog via public mailing lists, a private network of real-time interactions such as chats, and an online art exhibition site. Kidlink is supported by volunteers, mainly teachers and parents. More than 100,000 children in 117 countries have participated in Kidlinks since it began operation in 1991. Kidlinks is a membership site.
+ - Lesson Planet
Lesson Planet is an online teacher portal that helps educators use the web more effectively by providing convenient access to a huge selection of web-based teacher resources as well as a suite of practical, easy-to-use web-based educational resources.
+ - Moraine Park Technical College
The Department of Computer Technologies and Mathematics at Moraine Park develops international/global education by infusing these concepts into existing and new curriculum. It offers international/global opportunities for students through hosting international students, travel programs and technology connections with other countries.