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Training Resources

Page history last edited by Nasha Taylor 10 years, 2 months ago

Initial content on this page pulled from the CBAIS session Sharing Training Materials.

 

Please add more or correct any URLs that are wrong.

 

Powerpoint from KamiCTN Presentation.pptx  HER EMAIL: kami@ctnbayarea.org

Community Technology Taxonomy taxonomy v7.pdf

Other sites Kami mentioned:

 

BASIC DIGITAL LITERACY

TLN Technology Committee: mousercize in English and Spanish (mousing around)

BBC Webwise: a beginner's guide to using the internet

 

TYPING
freetypinggame.net : lessons, tests, and games for learning how to type
typing-lessons.org : another typing site.  One hang up is keeping plug-ins updated

keybr.com : more typing coursework in different languages.  Pick language and skill level. 

rapidtyping.com : has a tutor you can install on classroom computers

 

FOR SENIORS

webwiseseniors.com : curriculum for all of Windows and Microsoft Office versions.  $50 per Location classes are taught. Stephen Pelton is President steve@webwiseseniors.com

seniorsguidetocomputers.com

 

FINANCIAL LITERACY
familymint.com : financial website for kids. 2 levels of membership, one is free.
mint.com : personal financial website for managing money.  Also has app for your phone

myfreetaxes.com 

 

GENERAL

learnthenet.org

Microsoft Digital Literacy

www.bap.umn.edu  : Program website.  Go to section titled “Online curriculum”.  Will be adding more curriculum in upcoming months.

http://www.teachparentstech.org/

Curriculum for firefighters and Police personnel : email  LeeAnn Shreve: leeann@future.edu

FOR YOUTH

myhomelearning.com : educational software for K-12 students.  Tagged by grade level and subject.  right now completely open but will eventually still be free but will need a username and password

www.internet4classrooms.com

Open Educational Resources

http://www.learning.com/ [proprietary] assessment and curricula materials for teachers and parents of K-12

 

 

 

 

SPANISH
mesalibrary.org : teaches copy/paste in Spanish as well as filling out forms. 

 

ONE ECONOMY RESOURCES

bit.ly/digitalinfo: 36 hours worth of curriculum with lesson plans and handouts, access to curriculum through links on the left. If you’re going to use it, PLEASE email Lee Davenport (ldavenport@one-economy.com) so he can track your numbers towards BTOP.  

The Beehive: Free help with money, housing, jobs, health and school

www.pic.tv : public internet channel

 

MATH

khanacademy.org : THOUSANDS of educational topics like math, astrology, chemistry

 

LIFE LONG LEARNING

ted.com : inspirational and cutting edge videos on multiple topics (ie. cars for blind drivers)

MIT : has college courses available to watch online for free.  Intermediate to advance level
itunes University : higher level learning podcasts that you can download for free
p2pu.org : peers sharing college course information

John Hopkins offers free curriculum as well


MANAGEMENT
italc.sourceforge.net : classroom management software you can install.  They have a Windows distribution available.  Allows you to put your teaching screen to all screens in the classrooms. Works with WindowsXP, some gliches with Windows 7

 

ALTERNATIVES TO TV
sidereel.com : free television
hulu.com : free television and movies from the last 80+ years

 

MEDIA

http://www.openculture.com/

Common Sense Media

 

INTERNET SAFETY

Consumer Action:http://www.consumer-action.org/modules/module_internet_safety

 

 

 

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