Free textbooks in a variety of topics on CK-12. This is promoted as "learning made simple." Do students know how to find and download alternate sources of information? Can they find and search for the topics they are currently studying? This is a valuable way to compare and research topics.
Downloadable video "weather around the world" filmed in 5 different climactic regions. This includes multiple lesson plans and downloadable videos - all for free. (Another @TEsconnect resource)
Some lovely video resources. For US educators, they have the resources aligned with US standards. You can register on the site and organize the resources into your own folders (like for your classes.)
"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."
Teacher, Alejandra Quaglia, from Buenos Aires, is doing some great things with her sixth graders. One of the best uses of summer vacation for the northern hemisphere is LEARNING. By following the blogs of those educators in the southern hemisphere, we can learn by watching others in practice while they are teaching (and perhaps ask questions.) Intentionally add some southern hemisphere educators to your PLN.
She is a sixth grade teacher, you can see her assignments here.
Debate information on middle school debate information.
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