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Globe Genie – Joe McMichael
Teleport to random locations in Google Earth.
Blog : 10 uses of Google Earth that have made positive impacts on the world
When Google acquired Keyhole – the tool that would become Google Earth – in 2004, the company believed it would become the ultimate video game. Google thought travelers could peruse potential vacation destinations and movie makers could use the detailed satellite imagery as a backdrop in films.
New: 10 of the best Apple apps for education in 2012 | eSchool News
Last year we presented “10 of the best apps for education,” which highlighted some of the best apps for iPhones and iPods. However, with new upgrades in touch technology, HD and 3D features, and the debut of the iPad, we’ve come up with a new list of the best Apple-based education apps for 2012.
Five great sites for finding web 2.0 tools « History Tech
We all can sometimes get in a rut. Ruts can make us feel comfortable. We use the same book, the same video, the same lesson plan, the same activities, the same tools. I’m no different. I read the same sites, browse the same authors, use the same online tools. I’m a big fan of Flipboard and Zite. I spend time scanning the same RSS feeds every day.
Apps for Education « Ask a Tech Teacher
Apps for Education
Read Offline: News.me Automatically Downloads Your News Whenever You Leave Home | TechCrunch
News.me, the newsreader app hatched in The New York Times’ R&D lab and incubated at betaworks, today added a nifty feature to its new iPhone app, which gives readers instant access to their news offline — whenever they leave the house.
48 Significant Social Media Facts, Figures and Statistics – Plus 7 Infographics | Jeffbullas’s Blog
48 Significant Social Media Facts, Figures and Statistics Plus 7 Infographics
Mark Anderson’s Blog » Student workflow on iPad in your lessons
With that in mind, I’ve been thinking that really, there are two main tiers of creation based apps for the iPad. There are those that are compilers and those that are the creation tools, i.e. those tools that take all of the various elements that you have created (creation tools) and those that put all of those things in to a combined format (compilation tools).
The Innovative Educator: 9 Ways to Assess without Standardized Tests
Standardized tests are not what’s best for learning. Not only are they not best for learning, but they have become an insurmountable obstacle for innovative educators like me to do my work in schools because helping kids become good and filling in bubbles on a piece of paper is anything but innovative!
Create Presentation Slides with iPad Drawing App Paper
iPad drawing and painting app Paper isn’t short on praise. It’s received a great response since it launched a few short weeks ago, having been downloaded over 1.5 million times in its first two weeks. Its success is with good reason – somehow, even if you’re not exactly the world’s best artist, it almost always manages to make your scribblings look beautiful.
The Digital Curriculum Part 2… Eight Amazing Free Digital Curriculum Resources… Time to Explore | 21 st Century Educational Technology and Learning
As educators begin to distance themselves from the traditional textbook there is more and more need to find digital alternatives. In this process the textbook of the past will move from the center of learning, while still playing an important role on the peripheral. It is important to remember that we must continue to promote the student as being at the center of their learning.
Public-school graduates beat private pupils in undergrad, research finds – The Globe and Mail
Think the school you chose for your child is good? Better than that academic straggler just down the road?
A new study is raising questions about the information parents commonly use to chose a school for their children, especially in provinces like Alberta and British Columbia, where families commonly shop around for an education.
Genomics, Evolution, and Pseudoscience: University of Florida eliminates Computer Science Department. At least they still have football.
Wow, no one saw this coming. The University of Florida announced this past week that it was dropping its computer science department, which will allow it to save about $1.7 million.
What the U.S. can’t learn from Finland | Pasi Sahlberg Blog
As the United States is looking to reform its public school system, education experts have increasingly looked at other countries for examples on what works and what won’t.
iPads for Teachers » A Personal Touch
Is it ironic that I am suggesting the use of technology here to add a “personal touch” to your course materials? It certainly seems odd to me, but it just makes sense. We use so much technology to create the materials we use, but we often limit ourselves to interesting photos, clip-art, and different fonts to make it ‘ours’.
13 Great Hidden Google Tips You Can Do
More than 300 Million people use Google in one day and Apple logs more 2 Billion searches each day. Almost everybody in the world knows how to use Google but not many of them know about the other things you can do with it.
Who’s Fastest? Google Measures Web Speeds Around the World – Bloomberg
Earlier this month, Google measured Web page load speeds on desktop computers and mobile devices in 50 countries with the fastest Internet connections.
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