Top 10 Benefits of Using Free Software | Edutopia
Educating students signifies a major revenue source for some of the proprietary software vendors. In addition, it is a huge opportunity for these vendors to acquaint future adults with their product and keep their dominance forever. They spend huge amounts of money on marketing to acquire the support of educational departments. As an open source enthusiast, I believe proprietary software is incompatible with education because users are just inert consumers and are legally restricted from examining its source code. Education using computers should be free. It should not be an opportunity for corporations to ensure their software monopoly.
Twitter Struts Its Stuff With Powerful New Tools | Social Media Today
New Twitter User Screens
Go take a look, they redesigned your user home screen.
Now all the information previously scattered about on the right sidebar has been organized and moved to a new left sidebar. They also narrowed the tweet column giving the entire layout a crisp look.
SLOOH SpaceCamera – Live Event
Space Cameras online and live with corresponding audio!
BestChromeExtensions | Scoop.it
“The best Google Chrome Extensions”
Best Chrome Extensions
On this page, you will find the best 100 Chrome extensions for all your browsing needs.
We’ve taken the effort to categorize the extensions and picked only those we believe to be the best ones and which will most likely be useful to you.
Twitter for Teachers – Using Social Media to Develop a PLN
Danika Barker’s Symposium 2011 presentation slides about developing a PLN
Why the Tool Matters
Kim Gill’s Presentation from Symposium 2011
Social Network for Students, Teachers, and Parents
Peter McAsh’s Edmodo presentation from Symposium 2011
RCAC11 Presentation Notes: Facebook 1 year later
Mark Carbone’s Symposium 2011 Presentation about Waterloo Region’s implementation of Facebook in the classroom.
Welcome to WESKIDS.com!
Wells elementary school learning activity portal
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.