Extra Resources for Teachers

Submitted by admin on Tue, 05/17/2011 - 18:30

Here is a list of extra resources for Teachers using the Digital Divas course material. New resources added to the top.

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The documentary Miss Representation, by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. The film explores how the media’s misrepresentations of women have led to the underrepresentation of women in positions of power and influence. This is an 8 minute trailer well worth showing to your class at the start of the module.  Image Makershttp://vimeo.com/28066212
18 female tech founders to watch--women who are behind tech startups that are upending industries, changing the way we browse the web, revolutionizing medicine, and much, much more.
 Mythbustershttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/08/female-tech-founders_n_916751.html

This application is a useful one-lesson tool.  “Voki is a free service that allows you to create personalized speaking avatars and use them on your blog, profile, and in email messages.”

 

Wiki Wiki – web technologies.

 

http://www.voki.com/

This site has captured the narratives of more than 20 influential computing researchers and educators, international and Australian. It contains teaching tools, literary references, clouds and meanings

 

Mythbusters

 

http://www.ceohp.org/

Susan Rodger and the Alice Team at Duke University in the USA have created many teaching tools that are freely shared. Note: These materials are available for free for educational use. You may copy or adapt materials for educational use with students, or for training teachers. You may not use this work for commercial purposes.

 

Alice Programming

 

http://www.cs.duke.edu/csed/alice09/

 

Presenting the diversity of IT careers. This site has videos of the women featured in the book.

 

Mythbusters

 

http://www.techgirlsarechic.org/

This is a magazine produced in the UK. It has many applications, it may suit a one of lesson or be part of a larger project. Magic, challenges, the internet. The scope is yours.

 

All

 

http://www.cs4fn.org/

Cybersmart provides activities, resources and practical advice to help young kids, kids, teens and parents safely enjoy the online world.

Wiki Wiki / Communication

http://www.cybersmart.gov.au/