Conservation and protection of wildlife species and their habitats are at the core of the Wildlife.net mission. The group’s focus is on building a community and network of members from around the world who care about the environment humans share with wildlife species and are inspired to protect nature and integrate nature into their communities.
The Wild Adventure Girls Channel is a fun, one-stop connection for youth in grades 4–8 to a wild world of awesome adventures, science experiments, crafts, SLIME videos, DIYs, up-close animal encounters, “how-to” videos, and videos that are “laugh out loud funny”!
Education influencers act as voices of authority in the field. From teachers to policymakers, education influencers explore hot topics across the globe.
TweetMeets are monthly conversations on Twitter about education-related topics. At event times, anyone can join and respond to five discussion questions.
Pedagogue is a social media network where educators can share advice, strategies, tools, hacks, resources, and more, and work together to improve their teaching skills and the academic performance of the students in their charge.
MySciLife is a free educational social media platform that leverages social media elements students already enjoy using to create media and active connections with curricular content and develop digital citizenship skills.
Students interested in animals and wildlife will find Brave Wilderness an engaging YouTube channel to follow. They can join hosts Coyote Peterson, Mark Vins, and Mario Aldecoa as they lead viewers on a variety of expeditions featuring everything from grizzly bears and crocodiles to rattlesnakes and tiger sharks.
With many K–12 schools moving to a hybrid learning model this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic, Zoom is adding new features designed to help teachers manage virtual classrooms. The free Zoom for Education plan includes more control over virtual classroom views.
Countless educational conferences have had to go virtual during the COVID-19 pandemic, but one of the biggest benefits of real-world conferences has been lost: the casual meetings with other educators that often produce new ideas and opportunities. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management and Northeastern University are testing a new video chat service called Minglr that lets online conference-goers bump into each other virtually.
Bryan Lee, a rising senior at Harvard University, has spent the last several months building a videoconferencing system called Congregate. Its purpose is to recreate the moment of walking into a room and choosing which group of people to sit with.