Learning for the Digital Age
The Learning For the Digital Age (LFTDA) class immerses K-12 educators & administrators in the what, why and how of using technology to foster the 21st century skills of communication, collaboration, creativity and critical thinking.
Learning for the Digital Age is a collaboration among Ohio Educational Technology Agencies and Public Broadcasting Stations and is made possible through generous support from eTech Ohio.
Below are resources and media used in the LFTDA Workshop.
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Wordle & Edmodo CLASS PRESENTATION SLIDES
Skype CLASS PRESENTATION SLIDES
21st CENTURY SKILLS
The Metiri Group The Metiri Group serves the education community through a broad range of consulting services.
Teaching Students to Work Together (YouTube Video) From Edutopia.org
The Super Book of Web Tools for Educators In this free online book there are introductions to more than six dozen web tools for K-12 teachers. Additionally, you will find sections devoted to using Skype with students, ESL/ELL, blogging in elementary schools, social media for educators, teaching online, and using technology in alternative education settings.
Free Technology for Teachers Free resources and lesson plans for teaching with technology by Richard Byrne, Civics teachers in Maine.
Wordle: Beautiful Word Clouds!
Teachers' Domain is a free digital media service for educational use from public broadcasting and its partners. You’ll find thousands of media resources, support materials, and tools for classroom lessons, individualized learning programs, and teacher professional learning communities.
Infohio.org is a statewide cooperative school library and information network, supports and enriches teaching and learning by providing equitable access to quality resources for Ohio's PreK-12 community of students, educators and parents.
NASA's Education Materials Finder will help teachers locate resources that can be used in the classroom. Users may search by keywords, grade level, product type and subject. With hundreds of publications and Web sites indexed, the finder is the best way to locate NASA educational resources.
PBS Teachers High-quality pre K-12 educational resources, including video, interactives and lesson plans.
Knowledge Stream is an online archive of free, video-on-demand multimedia resources for the public and for educators. Click on Classroom to find standards based lesson plans.
Library of Congress/American Memory Teacher Page American Memory is an online archive of over 100 collections containing more thatn 7 million primary source documents, photography, films and recordings.
Skype in the classroom resources collected by WGTE.
To register for an upcoming LFTDA session please see below.
- Learning for the Digital Age
FREE to Ohio teachers and administrators! The Learning For the Digital Age (LFTDA) class immerses K-12 educators & administrators in the what, why and how of using technology to foster the 21st century skills of communication, collaboration, creativity and critical thinking. Participants explore resources and engage in activities that align with academic content standards and model effective strategies for successful integration. Interaction with technology allows for opportunities to practice for immediate adoption in the classroom. Through this combination of hands-on exposure to the latest in educational technology and evaluation of best practices related to the use of the technology, participants walk away with the knowledge and skills to create learning environments which promote the development of 21st century skills.