From the monthly archives:

July 2011

Above and Beyond

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills and Peter Reynolds of Fablevision collaborated to produce “Above and Beyond” resources, the story of the 4Cs. There is a short, animated video (4 min, 42 sec) and a free, downloadable poster. I really value the work P21 has done in spreading the word about 21st century skills, but […]

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Brown Sharpie

Today I read about Brown Sharpie in the iLearn Technology blog. Brown Sharpie is self-described as “mathematical cartoons inspired by Sharpie Fumes.” Courtney Gibbons shares her math cartoons in a blog-like style. If I were a classroom teacher I could see introducing the concept and style of these and then having students create and share […]

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Apple News – Lion and iPads and Earnings – Oh My

    Interesting live blog post about Apple’s quarter 3 earnings. A couple of very noteworthy points were made: “Apple has announced that OS X Lion is launching tomorrow.” “We sold every iPads we could make.” Apple ended the quarter with iPad distribution in 64 countries. 1.05 million iPads in channel inventory. 200,000 increase. “Apple […]

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Google+

Have you been getting into the Google + sandbox and playing around? Trying to figure out where it fits, and maybe how it might be helpful in education? Me, too. Along with plenty of others – I have read estimates that Google+ users already number 2 to 4 million!   Luckily, some of those front-runners […]

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Co-authoring in Office Web Apps

Microsoft just announced the release of a co-authoring feature of Office Web Apps. This was a definite hole in their product, one that Google Apps for Education did not have. Some of my colleagues have been on the fence about whether they should implement Google Apps or Office Web Apps (Live @EDU) I wonder if […]

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Freedom to Dream

I received the new issue of the Fablevision newsletter, and, as usual, I love the poster. Other items of interest: an archive of previous posters, all free reminder about the Animation-ish Competition and, very cool, a FREE summer “boot camp” at MIT for aspiring learning game designers “Join FableVision and the Learning Games Network for […]

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