[RezEd] www.RezEd.org is recognized by the American Library Association

RezEd was named by librarians to be one of the best websites for teaching and learning, alongside Facebook, Ning and Skype

RezEd is delighted to be recognized by the American Library Association as one of the top 25 "Best Websites for Teaching and Learning" and honored to be on a list which includes Facebook, Ning, Skype, Twitter, Wikispaces, and Second Life.

According to their site:

The Best Websites for Teaching and Learning honors websites, tools, and resources of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the American Association of School Librarians' Standards for the 21st-Century Learner.

The Top 25 Websites foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are free, web-based sites that are user friendly and encourage a community of learners to explore and discover.

 

Specifically, they had the following to say about RezEd:

Learn about virtual worlds in a safe, supportive environment with other educators. RezED is the hub for learning about virtual worlds, providing practitioners with access to the highest quality resources and research in the field.

Tip: Check out RezEd’s monthly podcasts, online webinars, virtual chats, and discussion groups.

 

In addition, RezEd met their following Standards for the 21st-Century Learner

  • 2.1.5 - Collaborate with others to exchange ideas, develop new understandings, make decisions, and solve problems.
  • 3.1.2 - Participate and collaborate as members of a social and intellectual network of learners
  • 4.3.1 - Participate in the social exchange of ideas, both electronically and in person.

 

You can read more here.