The Ultimate Pinterest Guide – Learn Everything About How Pinterest Works
The response I’ve heard surrounding Pinterest all echoes the same sentiment: “this is seriously addicting.” As someone who is easily distracted by sparkly things, I’ve forbidden myself from using Pinterest at work (only, of course, to thoroughly research this post…).
New This Is How Big the Internet Is – Stephen’s Lighthouse
“According to Cisco, we chewed through 30.7 exabytes per month last year. That’s the equivalent of about 6 billion 5GB HD movies.
The numbers are part of Cisco’s annual Visual Networking Index (VNI) report and forecast. If Cisco’s predictions pan out, Internet use is going to balloon to 110 exabytes per month in 2016, or 1.3 zettabytes. A zettabyte is a trillion gigabytes.
App Store – Vernier Video Physics
Video Physics brings physics video analysis to iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Take a video of an object in motion, mark its position frame by frame, and set up the scale using a known distance. Video Physics then draws trajectory, position, and velocity graphs for the object. Share video, graphs and data to facebook, your Photo Library and to your computer running Vernier’s Logger Pro software.
TEALS (Technology Education And Literacy in Schools) is a grassroots employee driven program that recruits, mentors, and places high tech professionals who are passionate about digital literacy and computer science education into high school classes as part-time teachers in a team teaching model where the school district is unable to meet their students’ Computer Science needs on its own.
Ways to use QR Codes in the Elementary Classroom and Using Google Docs to Create Them « Inside the classroom, outside the box!
Quick Response codes also known as QR codes are similar to barcodes. When you scan QR codes using apps such as i-nigma, with your smartphone, ipad and computer (if you have a web camera) it links information to you. The information can be text, videos or websites etc. I believe with bring your own technology coming to many schools, I see QR codes becoming more popular in the classroom because they can be read on many devices and it is a real world application now.
Alt Codes List of Alt Key Codes Symbols
Alt Codes, list of alt key codes alt symbols and characters.
This is the alt code characters table from 0-255 decimal numbers.
Check how to use alt code characters to learn the use of alt codes.
5 Reasons Educators Should Blog | Connected Principals
Once a week, a new to-do pops up on my productivity software client that alerts me that it’s time to do a blog entry. Most of the time I admire the line and proceed to complete a dozen other tasks that, if not completed, will affect my job performance. Yet, I am fully aware that I am a part-time Web 2.0 evangelist like many of you. Here are a few reasons why educators should blog:
Celluloid no more: distribution of film to cease by 2013 in the US | Ars Technica
A recent report from IHS Screen Digest, a company that analyzes trends in digital media, says that movie studios will cease producing 35 mm film prints for major markets by the end of 2013 (the US, France, the UK, Japan, and Australia are considered “major markets”). IHS predicts studios will stop producing film for the rest of the world by 2015.
Android’s one killer feature that trumps the iPhone | Mobile – CNET News
At Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC 2012) next week in San Francisco we expect to see the latest iteration of iOS unveiled with a laundry list of updates to extend the growing appeal of the iPhone. But, there’s still one key feature that Apple isn’t likely to improve enough to catch up with Android.
Blooms Taxonomy Posters to Use in your Classroom
Blooms Taxonomy has been the subject of one of my first articles in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. It turned out to be the second most popular post in this blog after The 21st Century Skills Teachers should Have.
iPad Resistance Is Futile « There is no box
Well, first off welcome to the party. I think at this point iPads in the classroom are inevitable and I’m guessing what comes out of WWDC next week will only cement that sentiment further. Or as the Borg like to say, “Resistance is futile”.
3 Informational E-Books for Teachers and Educators
With all the great resources, websites, articles and other helpful information for educators, it may sometimes be hard to keep track of all these items. Thankfully, e-books have recently been popularized as a way to give educators these educational tools and tips they want and need to help students learn.
Encyclopedia Britannica lands on Microsoft Bing | T3
Microsoft signed a deal with Encyclopedia Britannica, with the collaboration allowing Bing to use information from the Encyclopedia in results
Official Google Enterprise Blog: Google Apps for Education helps Pt England School raise achievement levels
Here at Pt England School in Auckland, New Zealand our motto is “Strive to succeed.” But in our low socioeconomic area – an impoverished suburb surrounded by affluence – there’s an unspoken belief that success can be associated with your ability to get out of this part of town.
Pinterest Just Hired A Big Name Lawyer From Google To Deal With One Of Its Biggest Threats – Business Insider
Today, Pinterest found an executive it hopes will be able to deal with an existential threat.
His name is Michael Yang.
Today is Yang’s last day as deputy general counsel at Google. Soon, he’ll be Pinterest’s head of legal, a PR rep for the company confirms.
Hands-on with the New Google Chromebook
Google has loaned me one of its new Chromebooks to test drive. I own the previous model, which I received last year at Google IO. That Chromebook dutifully serves as our household “backup computer,” a task for which it’s perfectly suited (that’s a back-handed compliment, I realize).