I used ASSISTments today for an open-response question about electricity and circuits. WOW! How powerful.
Is This the End of “Don’t Be Evil” For Google? | Gizmodo UK
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5 Misconceptions of Blended & Online Learning | TeachHUB
5 Misconceptions of Blended & Online Learning
By: Teach on the Edge
I spend most of my time teaching online to students in a brick-and-mortar school, so I also spend a great deal of time clarifying what it is and isn’t (or at least, what it can be and shouldn’t be).
A free Microsoft Office alternative that’s actually good | The Cheapskate – CNET News
About a week ago I featured Kingsoft Office Suite Professional 2012 in a bonus deal. Since then I’ve been test-driving the software on an old laptop. And you know what? I like it!
6 Video Games To Use In Your Classroom Tomorrow | Edudemic
Realistically, a “with it” teacher can teach almost anything using almost anything. I’ve been taught trigonometry using a paper clip, and expository structure using paint. Tech is great, but nowhere close to necessary. But if the underlying learning process is well-thought out, tech can provide powerful common ground for teachers and learners.
TechLearning: Top 100 Sites of 2011
The time is finally here for my annual list of favorite sites of the year. This year I decided to up my post to the top 100 instead of 25 because of the number of sites that I reviewed and the popularity of the post. I tried to cover a wide range of sites, from flash-card creators to digital storytelling, and of course social networks, which really stood out in 2011. I hope everybody enjoys the list and has as much fun reading it as I did creating it.
Google tracks consumers’ online activities across products, and users can’t opt out – The Washington Post
Google announces privacy changes across products; users can’t opt out
How Apple’s Top Secret Product Development Process Works
This is how Apple’s top secret product development process works
BYOD is the catch phrase for technology education in 2012. This acronym stands for “bring your own device”, and refers to students bringing their own technology like smartphones, tablets, and laptops to school for educational use. This has been traditionally done by college students, but has now spread into K-12 education.
Here are tutorials our team has created to help show nonprofits, cause organizations, businesses and individuals how to effectively use social media, divided by subject area.
OTR Links 01/26/2012
#TWIOE apple Blog blogging Canada chrome classroom Computers computer science diigo ECOO Education Educational Computing Organization of Ontario facebook Firefox Google Google Chrome inspiration ipad K through 12 learning Mathematics Media Literacy Music newsletter Online Communities ontario Ontario Edublogger Ontario Edubloggers ontario edublogs programming Search social media Social network social networking Student Teacher Teaching technology Twitter Ubuntu web 2.0 Web2.0 wordpress youtube
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