ScratchEd is an online community for those who work with Scratch—a programming language tailored specifically for young people to create their own interactive stories, games, music, and art.
weSPOT promotes employing scientific inquiry in the classroom, by connecting scientific concepts to personal curiosity, experiences, and reasoning.
weSPOT focuses on inquiry-based learning, in which the learner takes the role of a self-motivated explorer, and provides support for building these skills. The project is aimed at students from ages 12 to 25, and links everyday world experiences to the classroom. Its main objectives are: (a) defining a reference model for inquiry-based learning skills, (b) creating a diagnostic instrument for measuring inquiry skills, and (c) implementing a working environment that allows the easy linking of inquiry activities with school curricula and legacy systems.
The Interactive Environments and Emerging Technologies for eLearning (IEETeL 2013) workshop and conference will be held 5-8th of June in Utrecht, The Netherlands. It represents an opportunity for researchers, eductors, and technology experts to discuss solutions, trends, and implementation of new technologies in eLearning environments.
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The 4th International workshop on Interactive Environments and Emerging Technologies for eLearning (IEETeL 2013) has extended its call for papers until the 1st of April.
The conference, to be held in the Netherlands from 5-8th of June, will cover a variety of topics, including: 3D virtual learning environments, educational mashups, the semantic web, and augmented reality implementation.
Read on for a full list of paper topics.
Ma Voie Économique offers online career counseling for high school students interested in studying economics, science and technology management, and social sciences.
Lumen provides institutional leaders and faculty with consulting support, training, and resources so that they can successfully adopt Open Educational Resources as a way to improve their curriculum and cut costs.
Lumen helps faculty find quality content and tailor it to their course design by funneling apt resources into Open Course Frameworks that align them with general education and specific degree requirements. These open course frameworks are later available for free download and use by any individual or institution.
Lumen also serves as an advisor, aiding institutional leaders in planning for OER use, and deciding how and where to introduce OER courses and degrees. Other services provided include training and support for faculty, and analytics and other support to improve student outcomes.
ECEL 2013 will take place near Nice, France, at the end of October.
The 12th edition of the European Conference on eLearning, ECEL 2013, has “Beyond Space and Time: Learning in a Global Context” as its theme. The conference will touch on the following topics: mobile learning, active e-learning, cutting edge design, large scale experiments, worldwide courses, evaluation 2.0, and generation gaps. The deadline for abstract submissions is 10 April 2013.
Log On, Learn provides an easy way for people of all ages to learn how to use computers.
The programme, based in Ireland, pairs up a transition-year student with an older person from their local community so that they can share skills with each other. The course spread out over eight modules, during which one-to-one training allows for personalized assessment of the learners' initial level, learning pace, interests, and goals. The website allows users to search for current programmes all over Ireland.
INTEF (Spanish National Institute of Educational Technology and Teacher Training) offers users access to all its training materials in various formats.
The 'Download' section gives self-motivated learners an opportunity to tap into a collection of valuable training resources for free. For a full list of course offerings, see here.
The course “Building research-based MOODLE materials in Maths, Science and CLIL” is about using 21st century skills in the classroom and it is aimed to disseminate and discuss the research-based and innovative pedagogical methods developed at ITEMS project.
The course is included in the Comenius in-service training course database with reference ES-2013-373-001, you can apply by filling in the following form http://goo.gl/GYuOm
It is important to note that deadline for submitting the grant application: 30/04/2013!!
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