Just something a little on the lighter side today…
I was doing some testing to see if Bing’s social search was enabled for me. Probably more about that in the future.
But, I did my typical acid test for searching, I searched for “House”. That combines results from the television and construction industries.
I wasn’t prepared for the suggestions for images that match the search term.
Only on Bing!
PBWorks Video Tutorials
PB Works – free video tutorials. Visit TeachertrainingVideos.com for more free online courses and online IT courses.
Mobile Learning Portal
This website, hosted by the Learning Technology Center in the College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin, is designed to be a central point of access to the wide range of research, projects, and other resources related to the use of mobile technologies in learning environments
Annual report on schools 2012 | People for Education
This morning (May 28th), People for Education released our Annual Report on Schools. The report is an audit of the education system and recognizes the challenge for any public education system is to serve all of its students and to serve them well.
BLOG CHALLENGE: Teaching is like… | A journée in language.
Yes… it’s true. I’ve done quite a few over the last year and I’ll admit it… it’s because they’re just plain fun, and because I love the creative interactions that ensue within the ELT community.
10 Colleges Most Creatively Using Mobile Technology | Online Universities
Seeing as how mobile devices and related technologies have completely overtaken a good chunk of society already, naturally the education sector has followed suit
What Photographers Must Know About The Sky When Shooting Outdoor Photos
Whether you are taking landscapes, portraits, or travel shots one of the bigger questions photographers are often faced with when shooting outdoors is what do we do with the sky?
3 Awesome Twitter Tools for Educators
As you probably know from the series of posts on Educational Networking , we are now working on a comprehensive guide to the use of Twitter in education. We will publish it here very soon so stay tuned. Preparing for this guide, we came across several great resources that we will feature in a separate section and for today I have selected for you 3 awesome Twitter tools.
Meet ‘Flame’, The Massive Spy Malware Infiltrating Iranian Computers | Threat Level | Wired.com
A massive, highly sophisticated piece of malware has been newly found infecting systems in Iran and elsewhere and is believed to be part of a well-coordinated, ongoing, state-run cyberespionage operation.
Creative presentations with Prezi and infographics | BlendedMEC
Whether it’s the information age’s endless data streams or the seemingly infinite English lexicon, it’s easy to see how students can often feel overwhelmed by the data they are expected to process. I believe the solution lies in giving them more creative control over their learning and in this week’s post we will look at a few tools which allow students to filter and communicate ideas in their own ways:
Best Malys Themes + Icons Collection for Ubuntu/Linux Mint (GTK 3, 2, Gnome Shell) ~ Noobs on Ubuntu and Windows, HD Wallpapers, Tutorials
Best Malys Themes + Icons Collection for Ubuntu 12.04/11.10/11.04/10.10/10.04/Linux Mint 13/12/11/10/9 (GTK 3, 2, Gnome Shell)
5 Great Infographics for Language Teachers and Learners
Infographics are great learning materials. The colourful graphics, clear text and their size make them ideal for classroom integration
Abundant Education | District Administration Magazine
We have to stop acting as if content and teachers are scarce.
10 of the Most Desired College Internships in this Techno Age
One of the sweetest sounds to students is when that last bell in the last class rings to signal school is out for summer. The sudden appearance of interns around the office is as sure a sign that summer has arrived as the sighting of the first cornflower
Teaching the nature of science (and keeping students engaged)
Last week’s Health of Australian Science report, by the Chief Scientist of Australia Ian Chubb, has again highlighted the issue of declining student engagement in science in primary and secondary schools.
15 Educational Experiences My Granddaughter Won’t Have—The Blue Skunk Blog| The Committed Sardine
The LWW and I are expecting again this summer. Or should I say, our son and daughter-in-law are expecting a baby girl whose due date is my birthday. (Should be an easy one to remember.) So Piltch’s article put me in mind of 15 educational “experiences” that I hope this little girl won’t encounter:
Linux Mint 13 Maya review – Perfect once again
The big moment has come. If this isn’t it, then nothing will ever be. One year after discovering the fickle truth of the would-be modern desktop, the Mint team has decided to go back to its roots and offer the users what they want – functionality. And so, a whole new desktop concept was born.
30 Years of Microsoft Hardware: From Mice to Men
Although Microsoft may have never intended to become a hardware company, it has quietly grown into one in many ways, from the constantly evolving peripherals it creates to the popular Xbox entertainment center.
Ten Tips for Teaching Students how to Research and Filter Information | Integrating Technology in the Primary Classroom
I was recently involved in a conversation about how difficult it now is to filter what is on the internet and research effectively. In the past, students would primarily use books to research; being overloaded with possibly unreliable information wasn’t really an issue.
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