Gallery of Educational Innovation at MIT - OEIT
Nota Bene (NB): A collaborative pdf reading and commenting tool
Simulations from the PhET project
at the University of Colorado
- a Java applets for math concepts developed here at MIT
Software Tools for Academics and Researchers (STAR)
developed here at MIT
- a web whiteboard app that allows sharing of sketches, drawings and other whiteboard work
Scoot and Doodle
- another web based collaboration tool
- a tool for collecting audience input
- a tool developed by the MIT Media Lab for Involving Audiences in Presentations
- another tool for connecting with your audience in real time
- another classroom discussion tool
- app that enables interaction/collaboration among iPads
- a tool for sending surveys, and/or for soliciting other info from students a/synchronously
- a classroom response system that uses personal web-enabled devices
- a classroom response system that uses paper printouts and 1 we-enabled device
- an online environment to share files and manage & collaborate on projects.
- a cloud-based, note-taking environment that enables sharing and collaboration (Microsoft).
- a cloud-based, note-taking environment that enables sharing and collaboration.
77 Web Resources for Teachers
Web 2.0 Applications
Guidelines for implementing a range of web 2.0 apps in your courses (K-12 focus)
is a multi-agent programmable modeling environment for simulating natural and social phenomena. You can model occurrences such as predator-prey ecosystems, how living organisms alter/are altered by climate, complex or emergent systems, evolution, civil violence, probability, and many more. Program and simulations can be downloaded for free.
is a free, flexible, and open source web-publishing platform for the display of library, museum, archives, and scholarly collections and exhibitions.
Annotation Studio is a suite of collaborative web-based annotation tools currently under development at MIT.
The Open Video Annotation Project
allows users to tag or take notes on a video, make revision study guides that are private or open to the public, share commentaries or engage in threaded discussions about a segment of a video. It is open source.
is visualization software that can be used for concept mapping, mind mapping, webbing, outlining, plots & graphs. There is a free trial available, but program must then be purchased.
is a mobile application platform for conducting field research. It is a technology platform for collecting data for mapping, research, and analysis. There is a free trial available, but then a monthly subscription fee is required.
Ed Tech Blogs and Sites
Hack Education blog - Audrey Watters
Learning with 'e's - Steve Wheeler
Over the Counter Data
Technology Enhanced Learning Blog
Degree of Freedom - Jonathan Haber
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