50 Awesome Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom
Grade 1-Grade 12
A page from the Teaching Degree website that includes a list, with links, of 50 specific ways to
use Skype in the classroom.
About.com Windows Movie Maker Free and Easy Tutorials and Tips
Free tutorials on how to use Windows Movie Maker software for presentations, school projects or making a simple photo album.
Closeness to Parents Affected by TV
Grade 7-Grade 12
A study reports time teens spend watching TV negatively correlated with closeness to parents.
Employee Perceived Communication Effectiveness and Communication satisfaction as related to Job Satisfaction in Higher Education (California)
This study had three central aims: (1) to investigate the association between communication variables and job satisfaction, (2) to increase understanding of the impact of organizational communication on employee satisfaction, and (3) to analyze the communication processes of a church-related institution of higher education, Loma Linda University (LLU).
Global Adventist Internet Network - GAIN
GAiN is a community of Seventh-day Adventist technologists and communicators who connect to discuss the creative use of Internet technology in their work and in the lives of those whom they serve.
Global Gateway - Bringing the World to U.S. Classrooms
Grade 5-Grade 12
How can educators overcome the gap in knowledge and interest in international issues? The Global Gateway aims to provide teachers with the resources to engage their students on pressing issues like the environment, human rights and their implications back home (video length 5:40).
Media Law: An Overview
Freedom of the press is a fundamental liberty guaranteed by the First Amendment of the Constitution. As such, courts and legislative bodies have been hesitant to impinge on that freedom. In fact there are numerous state and federal statutes that seek to ensure the full extent of the guarantee of the first Amendment such as the Freedom of Information Act, and the Privacy Act. These are briefly discussed in this page which includes the US Supreme Court decisions.
National Archives: The Digital Classroom
Grade 5-Grade 12
Encourages teachers of students at all levels to use archival documents in the classroom. The Digital Classroom provides materials from the National Archives and methods for teaching with primary sources.
RefSeek reference directory
Refseek's reference directory includes listings by topic. Each topic includes multiple links. Topics include: Almanacs, Atlases, Answers, Bookmarking, Calculators, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Health & Medical, Literature, Mathematics, Multimedia, News, Publishing, Quotations, Search Engines, Software, Teacher Resources, Translation, Visual Arts, Web Directories, and Writing.
Stories of Faith videos
Looking for ideas to help students learn how to share Christ with others? Download videos sharing Adventist ministry ideas online - or have your students produce videos of their Bible labs, outreach and service learning projects.
Streaming Video & Audio - Christian Answers.net
Link to Christian full-length motion pictures, movie previews, film news, video clips, flash and audio.
Technology ABC Lesson Plan
Grade 1-Grade 4
These are activities that require students to contemplate how Jesus could/would have used technology tools (cell phone, screen saver, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, texts, etc.) in His ministry.
The Bible and Media Literacy
Steyn looks at teaching media literacy and how that relates to the Seventh-day Adventist philosophy of education. The goal is not to make a list of do's and don't in regards to what people should watch.
The WWW Virtual Library
Although not the largest Web index, "the VL pages are widely recognised as being amongst the highest-quality guides to particular sections of the Web."
Thinking Christianly in a Media-Dominated Society
Steyn discusses "the essences of a media-dominated information society, in order that the nature of thinking Christianly may be established and consequently fostered."
This paper was presented at the 7th Institute...
UNAPPROVED (until link is fixed) Social Media - Promises and Perils
"With instant worldwide communication
at your fingertips, sharing information
through social media demands
thoughtfulness and care."
Verbal Communications in the Classroom - What Christian Educators Can Do to Help their Students
Abura explores ways in which the individual student can be assisted so that he/she can gain from the instructions offered in the various fields of education." Abura also "looks at ways in which optimum communication can be achieved through teacher-student interaction in the classroom.
Watch Know Learn- Educational Video Source
WatchKnowLearn has indexed over 33,000+ educational videos, placing them into a directory of over 3,000 categories. The free videos are available to teachers in the classroom and to students at home 24/7.
World Youth News
Grade 9-Grade 12
World Youth News is an international youth news service first launched by iEARN and the Daniel Pearl Foundation. It intends to foster global understanding and collaboration through student journalism.