Monthly Archives: August 2010

COOL TOOL: LessonWRITER

LOVE TEACHING BUT HATE lesson planning? Quickly create a lesson plan and teaching materials from any digital text. Impressively simple with a clean interface, this tool is especially effective as a literacy improvement and vocabulary enhancement tool. You can keep … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | LaptopsAnytime

Press E-8 and your Twix bar falls to the bottom of the glass window whereupon you push through the one-way trap door and grab your goody to go. But a laptop to go? Talk about anytime, anywhere learning—what a very … Continue reading

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LA Times: A Billion eBooks

Michael Hart is on a quest to digitize 1 billion books. He’s got a head start: he began his attempt in 1971. How will the world change once all of its books are available in digital format? And what happens … Continue reading

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Interview | David Thornburg is Out of This World

Click here for PDF version The alarm has caught everyone’s attention on the ship. Control panels are showing alerts and an urgent video link from the Earth-based Space Weather Service at NOAA reports that a massive solar storm has ejected … Continue reading

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Chicago Tribune: Students, Teachers & Friending

Interesting article about schools facing the challenge of setting social media policies and the murky territory involved in what happens when friending occurs. A surprising number of questions come up, but what’s of interest is how some school districts are … Continue reading

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