February 1 , 2017
This week’s New EdTech post brings you 7 interesting educational web tools you may want to try out. Some of the things you can do with these tools include: access to a kids’ safe search engine, a repository of videos and other materials to teach kids about sex education, a virtual classroom to interact with students, music resources for teachers and students and many more. If you have other suggestions of new EdTech tools to add to the list, please share with us. Enjoy
Middle is a safe search engine for kids. Here is how Kiddle return search results: the first 3 pages contain pages contain safe sties and pages written specifically for kids and selected and checked by Kiddle editors. Pages 4 to 7 embed contain safe and trusted sties that are not written specifically for kids by are nevertheless written in easy language kids can understand. Pages 8 onwards provides sites that are written for adults and harder for kids to understand.
‘AMAZE is a collaboration between experts in the field of sex education—Advocates for Youth, Answer and Youth Tech Health—to create an engaging, age-appropriate, online sex education resource for 10-to 14-year-olds. The AMAZE videos provide the answers young people want and need in an age-appropriate and relatable format’.
QuoteItWith.Me is a free site where students learn to avoid plagiarism while turning the nuts and bolts of source citations into academic-quality quotations. QuoteItWith.Me gives students:
- Help spotting fake-news sources
- Tips for locating hard-to-find publication detail
- Advice on balancing editorial perspectives