Your School’s Profile: Are you keeping up? | The Thinking Stick
In a socially connected world where communities trump content schools need to continue to monitor and adjust where their community is moving to, what tools are they adopting, and what content they are creating, talking about, and using to connect to each other.
157 of the Most Useful Websites on the Internet | The Social Media Guide
I have compiled a small list of websites, across a wide variety of topics.. that you may find useful,
Kindle vs iPad: the Reed College comparison
Reed College has conducted two studies of e-readers. ‘During fall semester 2010, students in an upper division course are using the iPad to read the assigned books and articles. The course, Political Science 422: Nuclear Politics — The origins and effects of the spread of nuclear weapons, is one of the classes that took part in Reed’s study of the Amazon Kindle DX during fall 2009.’
Google Templates for Student Projects – uTeach With Technology
Google Templates for Student Projects
3 Ways to Use Wordle for More Than Fluff | The Tech Savvy Educator
The visual word clouds created by Wordle and other word cloud services on the web aren’t anything new, they’ve been around for a few years. However, like a great many newer web 2.0 tools, I quite often see a lot of ineffective use of these tools in the classroom. That’s not to say I think the teachers themselves are ineffective, in fact it’s usually the most tech savvy and educational effective teachers that are using tools like Wordle.
National Broadband Map
The National Broadband Map is a tool to search, analyze and map broadband availability across the United States.
Created and maintained by the NTIA, in collaboration with the FCC, and in partnership with 50 states, five territories and the District of Columbia.
Twitter Cracks Down on Popular Mobile Apps – PCWorld Business Center
The Twitterverse is abuzz with news that Twitter suspended popular mobile apps such as UberTwitter, UberCurrent, and twidroyd today. The services had not recently changed anything about the functionality or behavior of the apps, which leads one to wonder why Twitter suddenly decided to shut them down.
Online-Journals.org is a service provided by the non-profit International Association of Online Engineering. Its mission is to contribute to the advancement of science by providing an efficient and cost-effective way for making qualitative scientific results easily accessible to the largest possible audience.
Splashup, formerly Fauxto, is a powerful editing tool and photo manager. With the features professionals use and novices want, it’s easy to use, works in real-time and allows you to edit many images at once.
voyurl – it’s ok to look
The internet is a big place. But when you rely on people, and not algorithms, you get a chance to see things differently. Take a peek; you might like what you see.
NSDL.org – The National Science Digital Library
National Science Digital Library
FREE — Teaching Resources and Lesson Plans from the Federal Government
FREE makes it easier to find teaching and learning resources from the federal government.
More than 1,500 federally supported teaching and learning resources are included from dozens of federal agencies. New sites are added regularly.
UberTwitter, Twidroyd Banned for Policy Violations
Twitter announced Friday that it has suspended popular third-party Twitter clients UberTwitter and Twidroyd for policy violations.
Ken Perlin’s homepage
Cool collection of interactive experiments.
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.