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Kahoot is a game-based classroom response system that can be played by the whole class in real time.

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Formative assessments through quizzes (multiple choice, True/False, and short answer) or quick question polls for up to 50 students per session. Quizzes can be instantly graded and aggregated.

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A quick way to create your own gameshow-style boards (e.g. Jeopardy) for test reviews in the classroom. Text-based questions are displayed on-screen and boards are saved for later use.

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TEDEd allows educators to create and share lessons built around YouTube videos.

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Edudemic has forums, articles, ideas, and resources on everything technology. Sample topics include How-To, Tools, Trends, Online Learning, and Video Collections.

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TeachThought is a brand dedicated to innovation in K-20 education.

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This interactive learning module takes students through the process of identifying the differences between primary and secondary sources. The structure of the tutorial consists of four parts.

Assignment

Through a reading assignment, a brief lecture, and small group discussion, students training to be high school teachers learn about Information Literacy (IL) and Critical Information Literacy, and consider how they can apply these concepts within their disciplines and in their teaching practice. This short, 55-minute session was taught for a course called "Foundations in Secondary Education", offered through the Single Subject (Secondary) Teaching Credential program at Saint Mary's College of California's Kalmanovitz School of Education.

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Created by M. Brown-Salazar Saint Mary's College of CA This lesson was developed to have graduate level students explore social justice issues in information found on the internet. It is based on Dr. Safiya Noble's work: Algorithms of Oppression. Simplified, we asked students to consider that when we seek information, we need to examine the perspective/privilege of the voices/sources of information and identify/understand whose voices are represented and whose voices are missing and how that impacts/influences our understanding.

Assignment

In small groups students give a presentation examining how the popular media reports scientific findings.

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