New Year’s Eve House Party Requires Foursquare Checkin to Get In
This New Year’s Eve, some partygoers will find themselves checking in on Foursquare should they wish to gain entry to a house party in Brooklyn. No, this is not some checkin campaign cooked up by a brand, but instead the product of two New York technophiles who have jimmy-rigged their front door to unlock with each Foursquare checkin.
Audioboo / Hack Rap
I have written and performed this to try to persuade children of the merits of choosing to study GCSE Computing at school. I decided to try something different from handouts, lectures and posters. I wanted something that would really grab their attention. The previous version already has 210 hits on YouTube, and video is not available yet!
Computer Science Learning FOR YOU, as in you, as long as you want to learn some computer science. This isn’t CS learning just for software developers, or just for Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Software Engineering specialists. It’s about making Computer Science Learning accessible to anyone with an interest in learning.
Educational Technology Bill of Rights for Students | Elementary School Tech Ideas
The following are what I believe are the rights of all student to have with regards to using technology as an educational tool, written as a student to their teacher:
6 Reasons EdLeaders Should Let Kids Bring Devices to School | Getting Smart
Bans on student use of mobile devices exist for some good reasons—kids use them inappropriately at school and there are safety and security concerns. So why bother considering a change? There are six reasons to consider BYOD.
Cubeecraft – Free Papercraft Toys
Cubeecraft (pronounced “kyoob-ee”) papercraft toys feature interlocking tabs for construction – eliminating the need for tape, glue or other messy adhesives. To download click on the model you would like then save the template image.
Each toy is designed to be printed on a standard piece of 8 1/2 X 11 A4 letter paper. Simply print, cut and fold your model into a cute and fun paper toy.
PhotoCollect – Photo sharing made easy, privately or in groups
Have you ever been on a trip with some friends and you want to gather everyones photos afterwards? Or been to a party and someone else got those awesome photos?
WIth Photocollect you can easily collect all their photos in one place and have all the participants upload their own photos to a common place for all to share
Digital stories from the world, displayed on a map to select by region.
How to Do 11 Techy Things in the New School Year
A free guide for teachers looking to infuse some technology into their teaching practices.
The Association for Media Literacy
Welcome to the website for the Association for Media Literacy. The AML is a voluntary, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting media education as a means of understanding the influence of the media, and the impact of rapidly evolving technology, on our culture.
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