Historical Thinking | Benchmarks
What should students know after 12 years of studying history in school? What should they be able to do with their knowledge? Surely they should have more than an accumulation of memorized facts to show for years of study. Students need to meet the challenge of understanding their own lives in the historical context of past decades, centuries and millennia.
Look ma, no IT department! – The Globe and Mail
Ryan Holmes has never had a server fail. Not one of his, at least. That’s because his company’s data is stored elsewhere, on servers operated and maintained by a third-party provider, in a place commonly referred to as the cloud.
What do you Dabble?
What do you dabble?
LaunchRock – Create a viral “Launching Soon” page in minutes
Create a viral “Launching Soon” page in minutes.
Ben the Bodyguard. Protecting your data on iPhone® and iPod touch®
Protecting your passwords, photos, contacts
and other sensitive stuff on your iPhone® or iPod touch
Talkbee | Book one-on-one Skype sessions with awesome people
Book one-on-one Skype sessions with awesome people
Polo Mobile App
Polo lets you set a custom “away status” for your phone. If you miss a call, Polo will automatically text that status back to the caller.
CardFlick – Create & Share Business Cards
Create and share digital business cards
A fun and simply way to talk and play with piics.
Feastery – A members-only gourmet concierge
If you like eating well and discovering great restaurants, you’ll love Feastery. Membership is free and we accept new members periodically.
Cloudring: One Ring to Rule Them All…
Cloudring lets you send and receive files across apps.
Back-up Google Docs files on Dropbox, send notes from Evernote to Sharepoint or transfer files
to a friend’s apps. Behold the power of the Ring!
Coming soon, a vibrant new holiday and vacation accommodation directory
Accommodation providers sign up to be notified when Birdboxx
is ready to launch…
your social cloud
coming 2011. it’s digitally delicious.
We build apps. Get early access and pleasantly infrequent updates by email, Twitter, and Facebook.
When I Become a Teacher – Sinnea Douglas – Practical Theory
This is the poem that closed the performance by the SLA Slam Poetry team at the ISTE keynote. Let it inspire all of us to be the best version of ourselves every day.
Showcasing Student Work with QR Codes | Connect!
Like most schools, we believe the walls of our school should be covered with examples of student projects, artwork, ideas and initiatives. While school walls are a great place to showcase students 2D work (posters and artwork) what happens when student work is 3D or multimedia?
How do you staple a student-created documentary or music video to a bulletin board?
With that in mind, we have a few of our teachers experimenting with how the presentation of student work can be enhanced by using something called QR (quick response) codes.
appsbar – iPhone App Builder, Android App Builder, Windows App Builder
The easiest way to have your own app built… and it is FREE!
Japan Pop-star Created With Computer-Generated Images
Japan used computer-generated images to the “perfect” pop star. Pop singer Aimi Eguchi is a member of Japan’s girl group, AKB 48, but she is not real. She was built using photographs of the other six members of the band. The CGI singer fooled fans of the band for about a week before details were released.
Bre.ad is a link shortener that promotes your personal brands and interests. When your Twitter or Facebook followers click on your Bre.ad links, they see a full-page billboard that you have customized with a personal message. After 5 seconds, the page automatically redirects to the target link.
Unclaimed $1M lottery ticket set to expire
I’m off to search my pants pockets…