What is teach.us? teach.us is a web community for teachers interested in integrating Web 2.0 in classes at school. teach.us wants to support Web 2.0 projects at schools and motivate teachers to use modern internet technologies in classes.
Why teach.us? Basic knowledge, motivation and inspiration of the teacher are key factors when starting innovative educational approaches in classes. Other web communities on Web 2.0 teaching are often dominated by experienced members. teach.us is a learning community that focuses on beginners connecting them to advanced learners and experts. teach.us is a starting point in the world of teaching with Web 2.0.
What can you find here? teach.us offers a learning environment for knowledge sharing and communication between beginners and advanced learners. In the “Practices” section you find examples of Web 2.0 projects in other schools in Europe. The “‘Basics” and “Experts/Advanced” sections offer general information and web resources about Web 2.0 in education with respect to different difficulty levels. The integration of tutored online courses is planned for 2011. teach.us is not a comprehensive website for all topics on Web 2.0 teaching. But, you will find many links to external resources and other communities. teach.us wants of offer inspiration, wants to make you ready to take part in other topic-related learning communities and to start your own Web 2.0 project at your school.
What can I do on the teach.us website? See the Help section to learn what you can do actively on this website!
Who is responsible for the teach.us project? teach.us is a joint project of 8 organisations from different European countries:
*Institute for Innovation in Learning, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany). Project Coordination: Simon Heid
*MENON Network (Belgium)
*Arcola Research (UK)
*Internet Upper Secondary School at Otava Folk High School (Finland)
*Vilnius University Institute of Mathematics and Informatics (Lithuania)
*Proinov (Portugal) and support from Regional Education Directorate of Madeira (Portugal)
*European Distance and E-Learning Network EDEN (UK)
*European Schoolnet (Belgium)
With the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union.
Legal notice: This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This website reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.