The Internet is full of great education resources: the challenge is finding them! VSTE has an answer for you: The Big Deal Book! We partner with Big Deal Media to bring you the best of the best from grants to competitions to apps. In this edition you can find ways to Structure Tinkering Time, Get Advice from Watson, Connect Safely & More.
Here are some of our favorites...be sure to browse the complete newsletter for many more:
Lesson Planning with IBM Watson
IBM’s famous Watson computing system is helping to power a searchable database of mathematics open educational resources (OERs) designed for K–5 teachers.
Student-Led, Culturally Responsive Professional Development
An organization called Diversity Talks wants to provide K–12 school districts and higher education institutions student-led professional development on approaching culturally sensitive topics.
Program Developing Digital Citizenship Skills
Google and ISTE have teamed up to create a new way to teach digital citizenship. Be Internet Awesome, a program developed in concert with the Family Online Safety Institute, the Internet Keep Safe Coalition, and Connect Safely, educates youth about digital citizenship in interactive ways, including an online game.
Not all the resources are time sensitive, so be sure to check out the archives.