Digital Learning

Teaching the teachers 

How to make a good teacher

Women's leadership in resilience 

Don't let teacher's lecture notes rot

Teaching geoscience history in context

Interview Marc Prensky - achievement based education  

Responsible innovation: the role of ethics in an increasingly complex world

World context and implications for higher education systems and institutions

STEM & STEAM:

STEAM team education

What is STEAM education

Math and science done right

A new Silicon Valley narrative

4 benefits of a STEAM education

Why should physicists study history?

Math scares everyone, even physicists

Revolution in computer science at school

STEM education: tips from STEM experts

Will computers redefine the roots of math?

Streamlining computational science projects

The Zero Project - Inclusive Education and ICT

The secret link between pure math and physics

Increasing computer literacy with the BBC micro:bit

Its time to shift the emphasis away from code sharing  

Copernicus's revolutionary ideas reorganized the heavens 

With Category Theory, mathematics escapes from equality

A simple and affordable experiment to determine Reynolds number

Opening the instructional doors to computer science and IT - finally

Inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers: K-12 and beyond

Robot model for infant learning shows bodily posture may affect memory and learning

Science communications:

Sally Ride EarthKAM

AGU sharing science

Mars webcam goes pro

Science and storytelling

FUNctional literacy for all

NOAA's Science on a Sphere

An interview with James Burke

Stories from scientists, for everyone

GETSI - GEodesey Tools for Societal Issues

The role of TV in our understanding of Nature

Cash Kao: China's tutors earn fortunes online

Knowledge-based participatory action research 

Spice up learning with interactive visualizations

USA: Internet Trends, Education and Immigration

The ICES Foundation iCREST education Initiative

Teens and scientists come together at Science Cafes

S is for science: the making of '3-2-1 Contact'' in the 80s

To groom better scientists, harness the power of narrative

How videos are used in secondary school physics teaching

Physics education at home: DIY activities for home learning

Grade-school students teach a robot to help themselves learn geometry

Extending student knowledge and interest through super-curricular interests 

Democratization of HPC: ninth graders tap HPC in the cloud to design flying boats

A global assessment of market accessibility and market influence for global environmental change studies

Online courseware:

iTunesU

Coursera

MIT MOOC list

KhanAcademy

World Science U

MIT MOOC news

MIT open courseware

The Open University (UK)

Surveying the MOOC landscape

edX online courses from the world's leading universities

Other learning resources:

Earth School

GEO knowledge hub

US climate resilience toolkit

Digital Learning Network (UK)

US open-source textbook initiative

MIT report on the future of libraries

UNESCO's global education coalition

Navigating the Teach the Earth portal

Fire and emergency services educational resources

National Digital Learning Resources Network (Australia)  

Special educational projects:

The Zero Project            

Leon Lederman and Project ARISE

Basic lesson materials from TED, YouTube, and other media:

Sociology:

Are we running out of clean water?

Planetary Health case studies: an anthology of solutions

What is a coronavirus?    Which is better: soap or hand sanitizer?    How do ventilators work?

Culture:

A family tree for humanity

Curating humanity's heritage

Photos of endangered cultures

The story of life in photographs

Dreams from endangered cultures

The worldwide web of belief and ritual 

What separates us from chimpanzees?   

Gorgeous portraits of the world's vanishing people

Curiosity & discovery:

How the compass unlocked the world

How to spark your curiosity, scientifically

How simple ideas lead to scientific discoveries 

Resilience & sustainability:

iCREST 

US climate resilience toolkit

Biology:

Why not eat insects? 

Inside the ant colony

The loathsome lethal mosquito

A simple way to tell insects apart    

The emergent genius of ant colonies   

What ants teach us about the brain, cancer and the Internet

Sea creatures:      

The survival of the sea turtle

My wish - protect our oceans

What really happens to the plastic you throw away?

The ocean:

How tsunamis work

Why do whales sing

How big is the ocean?

The physics of surfing

Life in the deep oceans

Sampling our ocean's DNA    

How do ocean currents work? 

Inside the killer whale matriarchy           

Why should you read 'Moby Dick'?

Deep ocean mysteries and wonders

How surfboards connect us to nature

Why you should care about whale poo?       

A new way to 'grow' islands and coastline

The astonishing hidden world of the deep ocean 

Weather & Climate:  

UCAR/NCAR learning zone

Geology:

How do fosslis form?

Rocks - and how to identify them

Every rock has a story - teachers and parents guide 

Visualizing geohazards and risk with code (Geocode)

A brief introduction to minerals    Geodes: how nature creates beautiful mineral formations

The science of geology 1    Plate tectonics 2    Atomic nature of matter 3    Minerals and their properties 4

Igneous rocks 5    Origins of magma 6    Introduction to volcanoes 7    Weathering and erosion 8

Soils 9    Sedimentary rocks 10

Disasters & challenges affecting education:

Anger as Iran bans women from universities

Children's environmental heath in the digital age

The education crisis: being in school is not the same as learning

Australia: new school education pages focus on early intervention

Delayed disaster impacts on academic performance of primary school children

The impact of Covid-19 pandemic on education system in developing countries

Education disrupted: disaster impacts on education in the Asia Pacific region in 2015

National & private school systems:

Global education

Globalization and education

Implications of globalization on education

USA:

A case for Nature-based education

Higher education in the United States

Council for American Private Education (CAPE)

US Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

US National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES)

Switzerland:

Constructivism

The International Baccalaureate

Piaget's theory of cognitive development

Development of education in Switzerland

Germany & Austria:

Waldorf school system

The German school system

Italy:

Montessori education

Commonwealth Countries:

The House System

China:

How does the education system in China comapre with other countries?