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Google Street View stop motion animation short made as a personal project by director Tom Jenkins.
Story: A lonely desk toy longs for escape from the dark confines of the office, so he takes a cross country road trip to the Pacific Coast in the only way he can – using a toy car and Google Maps Street View.
Looking for a puzzle to solve? Wow.
BC Hydro – Energy in BC
How does electricity get to your home? See how with the assistance of Google Maps and the interface from BC Hydro.
Techniques for teaching children with disabilities – by Dean Traylor – Helium
Children with disabilities don’t need to be babied or coddled. Such actions may offend the child, as well as limit any potential they may have – despite their disabilities. Also, in most cases, these children (as students) don’t need to have their course work “dumbed” down, either.
How To Source Good Quality Free Images For Your Blog | The Top 10 Blog
As a consequence I have found a couple of good places to source good quality, free images which can be used without any copyright issues and I wanted to share these with you and show you how to use them in case you were facing the same problem. You can find the links to these sites at the end of the post.
Blended Online Learning | Scoop.it
Blended Online Learning
“Blending the synchronous with the asynchronous virtual learning environments”
Infographics | ThumbPress
Interesting collection of infographics. Underarm sweating?
How to Use Google Search More Effectively [INFOGRAPHIC]
The infographic below offers a helpful primer for how to best structure searches using advanced operators to more quickly and accurately drill down to the information you want. This is by no means an exhaustive list of search operators and advanced techniques, but it’s a good start that will help set you on the path to becoming a Google master.
Introducing: Presentation Mode | MindMeister Blog
MindMeister is now available in presentation mode!
We’ve spoken to quite a number of you, working in various fields from education, startups, SMB’s, and Fortune 500’s, and many came back with very similar responses in what they wanted from a MindMeister presentation tool. Some focused on remote, user-to-user methods, while others were looking for a tool they could use at public speaking engagements. Both sides had very valid arguments, and ultimately we decided to serve both camps and offer two unique methods of presentation: Online and Screen modes.
Introducing: Presentation Mode | MindMeister | Digital presentations in education | Scoop.it
Digital presentations in education
“Everything for and about presentations – tools, software, multimedia, interactive whiteboard, apps”
APPitic – 1,300+ EDUapps
APPitic is a directory of apps for education by Apple Distinguished Educators (ADEs) to help you transform teaching and learning. These apps have been tested in a variety of different grade levels, instructional strategies and classroom settings
Google Online Security Blog: Protecting data for the long term with forward secrecy
Last year we introduced HTTPS by default for Gmail and encrypted search. We’re pleased to see that other major communications sites are following suit and deploying HTTPS in one form or another. We are now pushing forward by enabling forward secrecy by default.
Most major sites supporting HTTPS operate in a non-forward secret fashion, which runs the risk of retrospective decryption. In other words, an encrypted, unreadable email could be recorded while being delivered to your computer today. In ten years time, when computers are much faster, an adversary could break the server private key and retrospectively decrypt today’s email traffic.
A Media Specialist’s Guide to the Internet: 39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom
Here are 39 sites for using one of Jobs’ greatest innovations: THE iPAD.
Can an Online Game Crack the Code to Language Learning? | MindShift
What can possibly get kids excited to learn a dead language? This was the challenge for Latin teacher Kevin Ballestrini.
Ideally, he could take the entire class to Rome and walk them through the ruins, where they could practice speaking the language while learning the history. He found a way to do it — at least in the virtual world.