an open source program that gives users the freedom to create their own online classroom. With Claroline teachers can produce assessment activities, post and collect assignments, build a wiki, monitor student activities, and create chat rooms or discussion forums. Claroline is available as a free download for Mac, Windows, and Linux systems. Claroline is not a hosted service so you do need to have someone host your installation of Claroline.
an innovative project that emphasizes the use of technology to deliver the Tennessee science curriculum for grades K-8.” It’s produced by Connie Campbell, Director of Assessment and Curriculum Grades 6-12, Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee.
will geolocate "this day in history" facts for you. That is exactly what One Day In does.
One Day In places "this day in history" trivia facts on a Google Map in the place where each event happened. You can find facts through searching by date or by simply clicking placemarks on the map.
Applications for Education I know some teachers like to include a little "trivia for the day" element in their classrooms. One Day In is one way to provide students with a little geographic context for those bits of trivia.
One thing to note about One Day In is that the content is crowd-sourced so use your best judgment in determining the validity of all information on the site.
If you look at this example of the Gulf Coast oil spill timeline you will immediately begin to see the usefulness of this tool with your students. 2nd graders used it this year to make a timeline of their own life.