Column Five Media • Gigaom Infographic: Our Connected World
This infographic, created for Gigaom, utilizes data on the global use of the Internet, broadband and mobile phones. As you can see, our world is more connected than ever.
Column Five Media • Socialcast Infographic: Adding Play Into the Enterprise
Terrific collection of infographics
2011-2012 Bowl Games
Now, this is quality television viewing.
Football Bowl Association | Bowl Games
List off all the bowl games for 2011-12
QR Code Generator – best places to create QR Codes
There are an abundance of QR Code Generators. This is a comprehensive list to help you find the QR Code Generator that works best for you! Most are free, some offer tracking and analytics. Create the QR Code that works best for you with these tools.
This is the homepage of the FrameByFrame stop-motion movie production software.
The software is freeware, so make the most of it, folks!
Please mail me with any suggestions or support requests!
Two-thirds of new teachers can’t find full-time work – – Macleans OnCampus
Few other graduates in Canada have as much reason for pessimism as those who finished teacher’s college this spring. A study from the Ontario College of Teachers shows that two-thirds (67 per cent) of education graduates from Ontario’s class of 2009 found themselves unemployed or underemployed in the following year. And, the unemployment rate among new teachers has exploded to a staggering 24 per cent — up from just three per cent in 2006.
Library 2.0 – the future of libraries in the digital age
We are pleased to announce the Library 2.011 World-wide Virtual Conference, November 2 – 3, 2011. The conference will be held online, in multiple time zones over the course of two days, and will be free to attend. The School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) at San José State University is the founding conference sponsor.
EdReach- The Education Media Network
Ed Reach provides a platform for passionate, outspoken educators- aiming to strengthen their voices by highlighting innovation in the field of education, through reporting critical educational news and providing commentary and criticism of the educational issues of the day.
GoogleDocs and Collaboration in the Classroom – ProfHacker – The Chronicle of Higher Education
Last month, I taught a course on professional writing. (I know, right? I’m having a very decadent summer, thank you very much.)
The students’ final assignment was to collaborate in small groups on a business proposal in which they were to identify, analyze, and then propose a solution for a problem of their own choosing. Ideally a local–upstate South Carolina–and current problem.
How to Plan Instruction Using the Video Game Model| The Committed Sardine
Challenge is a powerful motivator when students take on tasks they find meaningful and, through their efforts and perseverance, succeed. As Mark Twain wrote, “The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.”
teachwithyouripad – Blooms Taxonomy with Apps
After seeing the chart on of Bloom’s Taxonomy on bloomsapps, I thought I could make a more thorough table.
Top 10 Educational Apps for Facebook
Not normally the place that you think of for educational applications but an intriguing list and would certainly be fodder for unblocking rationale.
Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero: Top 10 Educational Apps for Facebook
With the evolution of the web and social networking in particular I decided to compile a list of educational apps for the most popular social network in the world, Facebook. The use of Facebook in education usually brings about some controversy but there is no denying the impact it has on collaboration for it’s users. While Facebook might not be allowed in most districts there is definitely an educational benefit that students and teachers can gain alike.
Tech distractions for workers add up – USATODAY.com
Distractions caused by social media, e-mail and badly designed office technology may cost a 1,000-worker company more than $10 million a year, a survey says.
51 Interesting Ways to use Wordle in the Classroom
51 Interesting Ways* to use Wordle in the Classroom
LEGO.com : Comic Builder
Build your own comics the Lego way
My StoryMaker : Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Storybook maker from Carnegie Library
Student Book Publishing, Classroom Writing – Tikatok
Tikatok™ is the award-winning site endorsed by educators where students create and publish their own books.