Ko’s Journey is America’s Favorite Math Game.
A rite of passage your middle school students will love.
Cartoon Image Database: Search Cartoon Image Database
The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum’s digital image database contains scanned images from our collection. Search here to see our existing scans; however, keep in mind that this is only a small portion of our total collection. Some images are scanned from the original art while others are scanned from newspaper tear sheets or other printed sources. Requests for digital images must be accompanied by a Digital Request Form available on our website.
6 Life-Changing Music Apps — Life Scoop
There are endless ways to kill time on the Internet, but we can all agree that discovering new music is never a waste of a time. After all, it’s music. It makes the bourgeoisie and the rebel… whatever that means. Here are the best ways to discover new music on the internet.
Online image and photo editor – Aviary.com’s Phoenix
From basic image retouching to complex effects, Phoenix delivers the key features of a desktop image editor with the simplicity and accessibility of a web-based application.
Interactive maps and visualizations | StatSilk
StatSilk offers a range of web-based and desktop software to cater to diverse mapping and visualization needs. Our software has a common purpose: to make data analysis easy, efficient and enjoyable. We firmly believe that software should adapt to your needs, and not the other way around.
This is How Your Brain Ages | TermLifeInsurance .org
How your brain ages – infographic
Download All Your Education Data With the Click of One Button
How can I collect all my educational data into one place, one digital box — my own personal data locker?
The answer: I can’t. Not yet at least. But the Department of Education’s proposed “MyData” button could be a start.
8 Ways Teachers and Students Can Use Google+
Google+ has only been active for over a year now and educational technology experts can’t seem to get enough of it. There is one obvious reason for this: It is the distincitve novelty feature Google+ has.More and more new features are being released every now and then and the latest of them all was just a couple of days ago with the introduction of a new user friendly interface with amazing options such as rearranging the order in which your favourite apps appear on your homepage. You can read Google Official Post to learn more about this new update.
Designing curriculum for people doing stuff, not people passing tests – Boing Boing
Joi Ito, director of the MIT Media Lab, posts a personal essay called “Reading the dictionary,” which describes the traditional school curriculum as equivalent to asking students to read the dictionary or an encyclopedia from cover to cover. He contrasts this with his own style of learning, “interest-driven learning” (“code for ‘short attention span’ or ‘not a good long term planner’”) and ruminates on what a curriculum designed for people like him would look like.
20 Photoshop Tutorials That Will Get You Up to Speed
Photoshop is one of Adobe’s most widely used products, however most users barely scratch the surface of the features the software offers. As people who love photography we come across great things that folks are doing with Photoshop on a daily basis
Watch an iPad Being Made Inside Apple’s Foxconn Factory
He’s written a detailed ongoing report from his experiences there, but this video log stands out as it contains a rare look at the process of building an iPad as well as glances at other portions of its facility.
Facebook Launches Groups for Schools
In a throwback to its college-only days, Facebook has launched a new type of community page for schools that requires an active “.edu” email address to join.
EdTech: 100 Tech Tools for Teachers and Students | DailyTekk
So here’s what I’ve got for all you educators our there: some random and cool EduTech tools, tech tools for teachers and students, ways to integrate mobile devices into the classroom, social learning tools, elearning and online learning resources and finally some test prep, textbook, educational gaming and a few other random resources
Educational Technology Guy: 6 free MindMapping Apps/Services for education
Mindmapping is a great way to organize thoughts, ideas, writing, projects, meetings and much more. Here are six free mindmapping apps and services that educators and students can use.
‘Banning Is Not the Answer’ to Mobile and Social Tools in Schools — THE Journal
Before choosing to restrict the use of social and mobile tools in schools, policymakers and education leaders have to consider the negative impact such restrictions will have on learning. That’s the premise of a new policy report released jointly this week by more than a dozen prominent education associations and advocacy groups.