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

Friday, January 28, 2011

Wolfram has a wonderful site dedicated to science!

I'm sure you're familiar with Wolfram for math and calculations but they also have an awesome science component. Math, Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy and even Biography. Go to Wolfram Science by clicking this link.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

REAL TIME social learning environment for classrooms

Teachers can safely share ideas and assignments with other students and other teachers in REAL TIME. Edmodo is Social Learning for Classrooms. Absolutely cutting edge social learning site for teachers and students. Watch the "What is Edmodo" video on the home page and you will understand everything... Click here to go to edmodo

Mashup anything on a webpage

I'm not sure how easy this is to use. It took me a little bit to figure it out but it is just too cool not to try. You can add anything to a webpage from video to images to URLs to sound and mash it all together for anyone to see. Mashup the web here!

Storyjumper Online Book Creator - Primary Grades

Find out about it here...

Kidblog is an excellent simple site for creating classes and organizing student blogs. If you want a simple way for students in your class to start blogging and collaborating in a teacher controlled environment, Kidblog is for you...

  • No advertising of any kind.
  • Simple login menus allow students to select their name from a list of students in the class, eliminating the need to memorize usernames.
  • Clutter-free design means your students will spend less time fussing with widgets/options and more time publishing.
  • Central blog directory and simple navigation links make it easy for students to find classmates' blogs.
Go to kidblog.org


Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Coolest Interactive Map Ever - Return on Educational Investment!

They've attempted to evaluate the return on investment (ROI) of almost every major school district in the country. By productivity, they mean how much learning a district produces for every dollar spent, after controlling for factors such as cost of living and students in poverty. This is a wonderful education resource to see the return on all those dollars spent in education... Check it out here: Return on Educational Investment

Cool Basic french Language Site

Just the basics but with the mouse over auto pronunciations it rocks, Many categories... Check it out here: languageguide.org/french

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Excellent documentary video source

Lots of documentary videos on | Space | Nature | Technology | History | Environment | Health. Go to documentarydish.com