doug — off the record

just a place to share some thoughts

links for 2009-10-15

  • "The following list of ICT tools was crowd sourced from individual educationalists and not companies when the question 'What Indispensible ICT tools do you use in education' was asked and is not meant to be exhaustive in any way. "
  • "Now web designers and developers can join the iPhone app party without having to learn Cocoa's Objective-C programming language. It's true: You can write iPhone apps quickly and efficiently using your existing skills with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. This book shows you how with lots of detailed examples, step-by-step instructions, and hands-on exercises."
  • "ut Facebook, the web’s largest social network, plays host to 3 million event listings each month. And these are offline events, ranging in size from small, friendly get-togethers, to company picnics, to enormous political protests. "
  • "Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, html and prose. You'll love the slick user interface and extraordinary features."
  • "Subject: Our Marketing Plan"
  • "DoodleBuzz is a new way to read the news through an experimental interface that allows you to create typographic maps of current news stories."
  • Our world is busy and in the turmoil we forget we all share the same space. Families, communities and countries live with conflict, poverty and disease. How can we make a difference?
  • When playing Chartgame, the computer will present you with a random historical stock chart of an actual large cap (S
  • The game works by showing you a series of geometries that need to be adjusted a little bit to make them right. A square highlights the point that needs to be moved or adjusted. Use the mouse to drag the blue square or arrowhead where you feel it is 'right'. Once you let go of the mouse, the computer evaluates your move, so don't let up on the mouse button until you are sure. The 'correct' geometry is also shown in green, so you can see where you went wrong.
  • "Do you have a great smartboard lesson that you've created for use with your smartboard? Let your name be heard and submit it to! The process is simple, just click to send us an e-mail, attach your file in either notebook, word, or powerpoint form and we'll review it and add it to the content here at Once submitted and added to the site, we will give you full credit for creating the content!"
    (tags: smartboard iwb)

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