Sky’s the limit: the world’s cheapest touch-screen tablet
This has to be the best e-learning technology story of 2011. Datawind, a relatively small Canadian company based in Montreal, has won an Indian government contract to produce a 7 inch touchscreen tablet named Aakash that costs $52 to manufacture and will sell, with Indian government subsidy, for $35 for universities, colleges and high schools in India. The tablet runs on Google’s Android software.
Measure angles – suitable for SMART Board
MasteryConnect – Home
MasteryConnect makes it simple to share and discover common formative assessments and track mastery of state and Common Core standards. Built-in grading tools save teachers time.
Test your ability to eyeball geometric constructions. Great for SMARTBoard
Amazing Handwriting Worksheet Maker
The Amazing – Incredible Handwriting Worksheet Maker!
Make full-page custom handwriting worksheets in seconds!
Toronto News: Year-long exposure of Toronto skyline produces ‘dreamy’ image – thestar.com
A year ago, Michael Chrisman placed a pinhole camera in Toronto’s Port Lands and aimed it — as best one can aim such a camera — at the city skyline.
For 365 straight days and nights, light has crept through the pinhole, slowly building an exposure on a piece of photosensitive paper.
Learn to code | Codecademy
Codecademy is the easiest way to learn how to code. It’s interactive, fun, and you can do it with your friends.
Make your New Year’s resolution learning to code.
Sign up on Code Year to get a new interactive programming lesson sent to you each week and you’ll be building apps
and web sites before you know it.
DigitalStorytelling4Kids [licensed for non-commercial use only] / Welcome
Attend our free hands-on online workshop on how to use web storytelling tools and mobile apps to motivate young learners. You can register for free Jan. 2-8th, 2012 by joining our Yahoo group. Sessions begin Jan. 9, and run until Feb. 12th (5 weeks).
Still Looking For A New Year’s Resolution? How About Learning To Code … | TechCrunch
After eating something greasy to get rid of last night’s Jello shot-induced hangover, many of you are probably in the middle of writing your New Year’s resolutions. Well, here’s a good one (especially considering that the tech sector seems to be the only bright spot in a sort of lackluster economy) … Learn to code.
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