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"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." - Arthur C. Clarke

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Alan November rocks!

Yesterday's talk by Alan November only served to highlight everything you read below. I'm so thankful to have someone come who can effectively articulate the need to integrate new technologies in school. Here is a link to his website: www.novemberlearning.com

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Knol = Google Knowledge Articles

Knol is Google's able-bodied attempt to serve up "authoritative" articles on a myriad of subjects. If you are looking for information on a subject or want to write like an expert about any topic go to knol.google.com

A New Take On Plagiarism From Down Under

According to an Australian online journal "cut and paste is not plagiarism". Read the whole article here to get the gist of this unorthodox point of view.

Monday, August 4, 2008

Absolutely Amazing Greek History Website!

"Interactive and extremely well illustrated, Odyssey Online's Greece uses a treasure trove of historical artifacts to illuminate all the concepts essential to a coherent study of ancient Greece. Comprehensive coverage includes death and burial practices of the ancient Greeks; Greek wars of conquest; the Greek warrior ethos; Greek gods, goddesses, and mythic heroes; Greek democracy; Greek architecture; geography of Greece; daily life in ancient Greece; and Greek epic literature and theater. Also includes an interesting sidebar about American cities that have Greek place names."

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Sunday, August 3, 2008

High quality multimedia content - all subjects

HippoCampus is a project of the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education (MITE). "The goal of HippoCampus is to provide high-quality, multimedia content on general education subjects to high school and college students free of charge." Don't pass up this valuable online resource which has something for everyone. To access, Click Here