In this world, there’s all kinds of ways to find the funny, the evil, the nasty and generally the sorts of things that make the sensational part of the news. I admit that I’m intrigued when stories like that come across my computer screen and often will take a sidetrack to see what’s up. Perhaps it’s just human nature. I don’t know.
Where do you turn when you’re looking for good news? Is there good news to be had?
For a while now, I’ve been subscribing to The Daily Good. It’s a daily news letter full of just Good stories. It’s inspirational and more often that not affirms that there are indeed all kinds of great things happening. If I had to teach character education, then I know that I would find this resource useful.
One of the latest edition of the newsletter included even better news.
It’s a Good Finder.
Stories here are submitted by readers and consistent with other news services, the stories can be voted “up” by those reading. It’s a wonderful source of good news inspiration.
If you’re looking for positive news stories, this is definitely one place that you’ll want to turn to for reading.
30+ Tools for Building Mobile Apps (+ Poll!)
But focusing on just “DIY” tools for just the iPhone platform is an outdated way of looking at mobile development, if we do say so ourselves. Android, Windows Phone 7, BlackBerry, Symbian and other platforms are now important considerations too, as is the mobile Web itself. Plus, there is a wide range of services supporting mobile development all the way from DIY kits up to developer-friendly, cross-platform SDKs.
App Store – Puffin Web Browser
Puffin Web Browser is a fast browser to view the full version of websites and enjoy millions of videos on your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.
Welcome to My Resource Cloud
Welcome to the home of interactive education resources for learners both at school and at home. Many educational companies are too easily focused on technical gadgetry over pedagogical validity. My Resource Cloud is different. Yes we have mastery of the tools of our craft, but the real rocket fuel is our creative passion for education. We make learning relevant and fun. Wherever you are in the world you can sign up to My Resource Cloud for FREE using the registration link on the left hand side of the page.
A collection of what’s good now.
New 25 Facts for Bullying Prevention Month – Stephen’s Lighthouse
We must call out bullying when we see it. Bullying doesn’t stand up well to the light. Truth, honesty, and courage do. This includes bullying in the modern context, cyberbullying where cowards hide behind the cloak of anonymity making threats or calling names and includes gang and mob behaviour where bullies hide behind pseudonyms in an internet group and discuss others nastily like an adolescent playground clique. It’s still bullying and it hurts.
Coffee & Power – 11 people, 564 missions available right now
Buy & sell small jobs from each other.
Organize your digital social footprint.
No installation required All you need is Google Chrome or Firefox with WebGL support. Type 3dtin.com in address bar and start designing. Any operating system.
Welcome! – eSnips
Search for pictures, video, audio and any other file.
Test your IPv6.
Be prepared for when the web uses IPv6.
Content Curation for the Simple | Scoop.it
Content Curation for the Simple
“Content Curation Strategies for Beginners”
Blogger’s World | Scoop.it
“A Collection of Recommended Blogs by Socialoble Bloggers”
When students create a movie or interactive slideshow to tell their story, learning becomes personal. With digital storytelling, students can improve their writing, show creativity and have voice. Plus, digital storytelling projects lend themselves well to portfolio assessment.
Ten Sigma – All About Rubrics
Rubrics are both a tool and a method for communicating expectations. A rubric describes exactly what is expected in completing a task or producing a product¡ªthings such as, writing a letter, making a bed, programming a VCR, baking a cake, and so forth.
Online Free Touch Typing Program | keyboarding tutor
Online Free Touch Typing Program
Planet Positive : Kids Calculator
Online carbon calculator – determine the impact on the planet
The Q&A Community for Educators
I am a programmer
Very good read.
100 Ways to Use Your iPod to Learn and Study Better | OEDb
If you think that iPods are used just for listening to music, you obviously haven’t been keeping up with the latest technology. The Apple-developed music player now features all kinds of accessories to help you study better, and now other companies are in a rush to get their designs in sync with the iPod.
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