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Fun and Free E-learning on the Web - Using the free tools and resources on the internet

ISBN: 9781877523830
Code: 5553


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Too much information – too little time? Here is the book you need to help you deal with the vast array of online educational resources. As well as identifying high-quality resources that you can access and use for free, it shares many well-tested ideas on how to harness them for effective teaching and learning. With an emphasis on fun and free, it also offers the enticing advantages of motivating students using a medium they can relate to and going easy on the school budget.

Pages: 56 | Ages: 5-12 | Published: May 2011

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About the Author

Angie Simmons is an experienced educator who has broad experience in the educational sector of New Zealand. She is interested in current best practice learning approaches that encompass thinking skills, collaboration and problem solving. Angie has owned and operated an early childhood centre, taught at primary schools for many years and worked as a university lecturer, heading an educational technologies programme and teaching prospective teachers. She was also contracted by the Ministry of Education to integrate e-learning into the school curriculum as an ICT professional development facilitator. Angie was the writer for the APN Newspapers in Education programme. View Angie’s blog at

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