Instructional and Educational Videos, Animated Explanations, – Explania
Welcome to Explania! Watch hundreds of animated explanations, interactive tutorials and instructional videos, and feel free to embed them on your own web pages.
Gap Widens Between Big 3 Search Engines & Facebook In December, comScore Says
Google, Microsoft and Yahoo sites continue to hold down the top three spots in comScore’s monthly report on the most visited web properties in the U.S., but the gap between them and Facebook grew bigger in December.
If Facebook won’t bring filters to you, these apps will bring filters to Facebook
If you’re sick of pushing Instagram photos to the site, or one of the unlucky few without a smartphone, here are three tools to bring filters to your Facebook.
Ednovo | Gooru
Technology for social transformation
Welcome – Programming Dojo
Welcome to the Programming Dojo. This is a place where you can learn more about programming and programming languages.
Programming is both an art and a science. It involves interpretation, abstraction and creation, as well as quantitive analysis, mathematics and algorithmic thinking. Don’t expect too much too quickly. Just like many things in life, good things take time.
The Six 21st Century Skills You REALLY Need | Learning Management Systems | Content, Course, Digital Learning, Education, eLearning, Improve Learning | Knowledge Management System (KMS) Blog
Given the work that I do, I’m a sucker for skill lists. As our work worlds grow ever more complex and challenging, it seems that the skills themselves become more complex too.
Increasingly, though, I’ve begun to believe that these lists are distracting us from the real skills of success. While working with big data, operating in virtual teams and”cognitive load management”all sound great, I think there are far more fundamental skills we should be developing first.
NYSCATE 2011 – Kevin Honeycutt Keynote on Vimeo
NYSCATE 2011 – Kevin Honeycutt Keynote
twictionary / FrontPage
A repository for the meanings and manglings of words and language on Twitter
Filament Group Lab Example From: jQuery Visualize Plugin: Accessible Charts & Graphs from Table Elements using HTML 5 Canvas
Just change the table to be your own headings and numbers content (you may make more, or less, rows and/or columns).
Resultant table is editable. Click any cell to change its value. Then click outside the table and all other charts change dynamically.
Interesting way to create dynamic visualizations
Why Apple’s products are ‘Designed in California’ but ‘Assembled in China’ | TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog
Look at the back of your iPhone, or your iPad, or on the bottom of your Mac. You’ll see the following words embossed somewhere: “Designed by Apple in California. Assembled in China.”
PIPEDREAMS – Essential Tech Tools for NEW and Experienced Educators
In my current role as a Pre-Service Instructor at Brock University, I have small window of opportunity to introduce (and model) to new teachers to 21st Century Education.The following sites, and resources are what I consider to be the essentials of 21st Century tools (although there are many many more). These are my “I can’t live without” tech tools as learner and teacher.
Microsoft Has 42,000 Cloud Computing Partners: Who Are They? | TalkinCloud
ach time Microsoft announces a new round of cloud computing wins for Office 365, Talkin’ Cloud asks the same question: Were any channel partners involved in the Office 365 deployments? Microsoft’s standard response: The company now has 42,000 cloud computing partners, up from 16,000 at this time last year.
Teachers technical expertise… | eLearning Island
I was one of a number of teachers who made a presentation to some curriculum specialists recently. They are organising content and assessment opportunities for various second level courses here in Ireland.
The Ethics of Mobile Learning: Troubling and Complex | Think! blog
This article is about the ethics of using mobile technologies to deliver, enhance and support learning in developing regions of the world. The people exploring the possibilities of using mobile technologies in these ways are clearly good, nice people who are determined to do good, nice things. So, this should really be a short article.
pearltrees • Free Technology for Teachers
Pearltree with a huge collection of free technology for teachers.
Designing aesthetically pleasing Moodle courses | opensource.com
When you’re working online and you access a text heavy web-page that scrolls for 5 pages, what is your initial reaction? To most of us, a text-heavy page filled with a long list of resources and activities is not inviting or enticing. The same is true for students and online courses. But with a little sleight of hand, plus use of the right resource formats and labels, you can design an aesthetically pleasing online course and avoid the long scrolling webpage syndrome.
Seven Online Classrooms Teachers Can Use to Augment Their Own | Emerging Education Technology
Seven Online Classrooms Teachers Can Use to Augment Their Own
Information is abundant online. The problem is sorting out the useful stuff from the overwhelming amount of junk that exists on the World Wide Web. Educators are all too familiar with the unreliable nature of information found on the web, and most of us are familiar with having to debunk a student’s insistence that a particular fact was true because a nameless website told him so. But the high volume of untrustworthy knowledge should never overshadow the fact that the Internet contains countless sources of invaluable useful information our students can use to learn about the world and improve their own lives.
The biggest news today is that Apple built a LMS :: yjsoon
The biggest news today is that Apple built a LMS
Apple announced a few things at their education event in New York yesterday. The highlights were iBooks 2, with its textbook support, and iBooks Author, its companion authoring tool. (iBooks Author looks like it has a ton of potential, and might inspire me to get off my ass and start on that intro programming textbook/comic I’ve always wanted to create.)
How action mapping can change your design process
Happy action mapping users say that the model helps them create lively elearning. But would it fit into your design workflow?