Thursday, March 22, 2012

Google Apps Sites

Here is the web presence of a Math teacher in Colombia - this illustrates some of the possibilities available to us! Try Google Apps Sites and explore the possibilities - there are many new templates available for you to create your web sites. Notice on this link the Khan Academy support references.


Reference LINK



Sunday, March 18, 2012

TED

Introducing Tech TEDtalks for lifelong learners... Check it out at the iTunes store.


You can subscribe to these through iTunes - they are free.


and many more!

The original web for TED is at: http://www.ted.com/  "Ideas Worth Spreading"

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a resource that some teachers in VUSD are using to enrich their classrooms.
The Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization started in 2006.  It's mission is to provide "a high quality education to anyone, anywhere."  The website has available for teachers and students more than 3,000 free micro lectures and videos teaching math, history, medicine, finance, physics, chemistry, biology, civics, art history, computer science and more.

Visit khanacademy.org

Watch this 60-Minute video segment on The Khan Academy and look for teacher testimonials from VUSD to come!