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Critical thinking explained in six kid-friendly animations
If you’ve been looking for a crash course in basic logic — or just want to explain to a friend exactly what a logical fallacy is — turn your attention to these simple, easy-to-understand videos, which lay out the basics of critical thinking.
WEJ Celebrates World Read Aloud Day 2012 | W. Erskine Johnston Public School
On Wednesday, March 7th, W. Erskine Johnston PS will join in World Read Aloud Day celebrations taking place around the world.
Cool Math & Tech Books for Free Download : Stager-to-Go
An old friend of mine, Dr. Barry Newell, is an astrophysicist who was once director of Australia’s national observatory. In his spare time (back in 1988), he wrote two classic books on Logo programming and mathematics, Turtle Confusion and the accompanying book for educators, Turtles Speak Mathematics. Turtle Confusion features 40 challenging turtle geometry puzzles in a mystery format and Turtles Speak Mathematics helps educators understand the mathematics their students are learning.
MIT opens App Inventor to all, launches public Beta — Engadget
You’d be forgiven for thinking you’ve already read this article. Truthfully, you pretty much already have. The software is the same (App Inventor), the milestone is the same (public availability), even the development status is the same (beta).
10 Finder Tricks You Should Try Right Now | Mac|Life
Most of us think of the Finder as just another part of OS X; the window that pops up to help us find our files. But it’s definitely got more use to it than just a file browser. Read on for a few tricks you can learn today to help you utilize Finder’s hidden features.
Poor technology leadership is usually just poor leadership | Dangerously Irrelevant
When a school leader neglects to allocate sufficient professional development time for newly-purchased classroom technologies, that’s not poor technology leadership, that’s just poor leadership.
100 EdTech Resources You May Have Missed–Treasure Chest March 4, 2012 | Tech the Plunge
Welcome to this week’s edition of Treasure Chest—100 EdTech Resources You May Have Missed.
It’s really difficult to keep up with all that happens in educational technology. This is my attempt to make it just a little easier. I post a Treasure Chest every Sunday!
The growth of LibreOffice over Microsoft Office | Unixmen
LibreOffice after one and half-years as an open source office productivity suite has grown from being just a fork of OpenOffice.org (OOo) and emerged as an independent tool for those who prefer the openness and scope of work copyleft offers over claustrophobic copyright licenses and proprietary software. Following the game-changing split and backing by The Document Foundation (TDF) LibreOffice has over 25,000 code commits and 330 contributors. Secondly, it has over 15million Linux OS users, a further 10 million users are split between Microsoft (90-percent) and Mac OS X (5- percent).