32 augmented reality Apps for the classroom
This link provides lots of background to the use of AR in education along with examples illustrating how it can be applied
Future Classroom Toolkit
The Future Classroom Toolkit can be used to introduce or scale up innovative use of ICT in a school or network of schools
Anne Frank Museum Photos
The Anne Frank museum has released lots of photos that can be freely used in classrooms
Timeglider is a data-driven interactive timeline application. The user can "grab" the timeline and drag it left and right, and zoom in and out — much as one would with a mapping app — to view centuries at a time or just hours. They can create create event spans so that they can see durations and how they overlap. Being web-based, Timeglider lets one collaborate and share easily.
Cardboard is a free virtual reality (VR) app that puts virtual reality on every Android smartphone. The Cardboard app can launch VR experiences, helps users to discover new VR apps and set up a VR viewer.
Hoaxy finds the most popular fake claims, and then charts when they went viral on Twitter and who was sharing them. The tool also can make similar comparisons against fact-checking sites likes Snopes, Politifact and Factcheck.org to show the effectiveness of truth against these claims.
366 links to understand fact-checking in 2016
This resource created by Alexios Mantzarlis @Mantzarlis provides a summary of active fact-checking initiatives around the world.
Happy Onlife is a toolkit, including a game, for children, parents and teachers, aimed at raising awareness of the risks and opportunities of internet and promoting the best online practices. The game and toolkit are proposed as work in progress to be extended with the contributions of all stakeholders applying innovative research methods for formal, informal and participatory education in the use of digital technologies with children aged between 8 and 12.
R EU READY?
R EU READY is an educational and interactive game created by the European Economic and Social Committee which lets you act out the role of an EESC member: choose the opinion you want to campaign on, answer questions and try to win the support of at least 75% of your colleagues. Have fun in learning how the EU works and the EESC's place in it. Available for free from both Google Play and Apple AppStore
EJN 5-point test for hate speech
This infographic has been created by the Ethical Journalists Network (EJN) and although primarily aimed at journalists can also be used by teachers as part of their media literacy activities. The idea behind the infographic is to help navigate through the current media landscape minefield and take into consideration the wider context in which people express themselves. What is important is to focus not just on what is said, but what is intended. It’s not just a matter of law or socially acceptable behaviour; it’s a question of whether speech aims to do others harm, particularly at moments when there is the threat of immediate violence.