Mikogo Skype Extra
Tour |
Social networking for language learning
TG Daily - Proxy server trail leads FBI to Palin email hacker
Proxy server trail leads FBI to Palin email hacker. Turns out he wasn't as anyonymous as he thought.
Palin E-Mail Hacker Says It Was Easy | Threat Level from
Palin E-Mail Hacker Says It Was Easy. Bragging about your misdeeds is never a good idea.
VP contender Sarah Palin hacked - Wikileaks
Gov. Palin's Yahoo email account is hacked.
EFF: We're concerned about Google's Omnibox | Webware : Cool Web apps for everyone - CNET
EFF: We're concerned about Google's Omnibox
IMDb | Watch Full-Length Movies, TV Shows, and More -- Free!
Microsoft’s ‘I’m a PC’ Ads Created On Macs
Google Audio Indexing
Presentation Files: Web 2.0 Expo New York 2008 - Co-produced by TechWeb & O'Reilly Conferences, September 16 - 19, 2008, New York, NY
Web 2.0 Expo NY Video
Convert Video To Audio: From Online Videos To MP3 - Sharewood Guide - Robin Good's Latest News
video about starshine academy on the occassion of peace day
Bluebeam Software, Inc. - Education Store
jm: alternative to "acrobat" - reportedly great for tablet pc - education pricing $30 per license
Seventh-grader shines with solar cell research | the language learning community
How to Completely Backup Your Data, Programs, and Operating System Files
jm: How to back up pc (windows)
Genie-Soft Backup Solutions - Products - Backup CD/DVD, FTP, LAN, Disaster Recovery, Online Backup
jm: system and file backup manager (windows)
How to transfer programs to another hard drive or computer
jm: make sense? any other solutions?
3D Science News
Need those 3D glasses but this is just fun and an interesting use of an old "technology" (and the news is good also). Gary
Swype | Text Input for Screens
Swype provides a faster and easier way to input text on any screen. With one continuous finger or stylus motion across the screen keyboard, the patented technology enables users to input words faster and easier than other data input methods—at over 50 words per minute. The application is designed to work across a variety of devices such as phones, tablets, game consoles, kiosks, televisions, virtual screens and more.
Slashdot | Drop-In Replacement For Exchange Now Open Source
quite the discussion on alternatives to Exchange
Endless Scholar
jm: cool blog formerly about tablet pc stuff, now just about lifelong learning stuff
PDF Annotator - Annotate, Edit and Comment PDF Files. Open any PDF file, add annotations and save all back to PDF in one single step. Tablet PC Support.
jm: sorry mac folks ... other solutions for you in ett folder for you
GAO Report: U.S. Companies Still Exporting Toxic E-Waste
Electronic Arts loosens locks on Spore video game - Los Angeles Times
Why Sergey Brin May Have Disclosed His Risk for Parkinson’s
Comcast Submits Plans to Manage Broadband -
Facebook | Petition Against the "New Facebook"
TwitterKeys: Enhance your Twitter conversations
Add symbols to denote things in Twitter - and thereby free up characters to use in other words for you tweet!
NYPL, Online Exhibitions
jm: live in NYC? coming for a visit? want to have a virtual visit? Don't forgot to check out online exhibiitions at NYC public library. good virtual overview or introduction to visit.
The Nature Conservancy - Protecting Nature, Preserving Life
jm: another footprint calculator
Conservation International - Home
Carbon Counter - Fight Climate Change
jm: carbon footprint counter
Carbon Footprint - Calculate, Reduce and Offset - Welcome to Carbon Footprint
jm: another global calculator
Carbon Footprint, Climate Change, Go Green |
jm: global calculator
Lifecycle Climate Footprint Calculator | Berkeley Institute of the Environment
jm: US Only ... sorry ... others posted, too
The Paleontology Portal: Home
Another useful site with much to explore. Gary
Celestia: Home
Useful for astronomy studies. Gary
New bill would tighten rules for DHS border laptop searches » Blog Archive » FLV Player 2.0 released
Same flv video player promoted by TeacherTube, but it's the new version. Installation required.
TeacherTube - FLV Video Player
That's a pretty cool, lightweight video player, and it doesn't require installation. The current version (which does require install) is here:
Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling
What is Digital Storytelling, anyway?
The keywords John McCain and Barack Obama are buying on Google
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) was temporarily shut down earlier this week. - swissinfo
They're just having a bad week over in the black hole factory.
Hacker impersonated Palin, stole e-mail password
Computer Questions? Looking for a Hardware, Software or Applications Expert? Online computer experts offer help & advice with Networking, Mac, PC, Windows, Programming, & Repair Questions. - Just Answer!
jm: interesting way to monetize help functions
Tech-Ease: Quick Answers to Real Classroom Technology Questions
Here comes everybody : the power of organizing without organizations []
jm: book about networking in the connected world
Ambient Awareness homepage
jm: further to posts re: ambient awareness ... some research stuff
PC Pro: News: Asus ships software cracker on recovery DVD
Asus is accidentally shipping software crackers and confidential documents on the recovery DVDs that come with its laptops.
give it a quiet mp3 and it makes it louder. simple, yet effective
ICDL - International Children's Digital Library
U Tech Tips » Blog Archive » Will free open-source texts and online e-books mark the end of printed textbooks?
Welcome (About Google Sites)
OpenZine - Create & Contribute
really elegant way to create polls or surveys via the web. Free and paid accounts.
Get Safe Online :: Home
Safe Social Networking Tips and Advice
Google demos Android phone at developer day - Telegraph
Cool Cat Teacher Blog: 12 Reasons to Get at Home in Chrome
Nice review
Hackers attack Large Hadron Collider - Telegraph
umm... This could be a problem, no?
Education Week: Game Enables Users to Guide Evolution on Screen
There are definitely risks using Spore as an educational tool for teaching evolution. As mentioned in the article, intelligent design springs to mind. Gary
My Quick Start Tips for New Twitters | Mobile Technology in TAFE
Twitter intro tweeted by Darren Draper.
Floating Google - a seafaring solution
Jog The Web
Looks like a way to link through a site
SeeqPod - Playable Search - Find. Discover. Watch. Listen. Share.
Thanks to Joao Alves for sharing this nifty site via Twitter
Slideshare >> Microblogging
Josie Fraser's presentation on Microblogging, Lifestreaming & Presence
Audacity How To files
Step-by-step guides to using Audacity (open source sound recording program) from NGfL Wales.
Never judge a book
You have to see the photos of the boxes that contained new books for the school!
Timez Attack
A multiplication online game.
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Spelling games, etc. using custom lists
Share your iPhone's internet connection.
Delicious Bookmarklet for Google Chrome
Easy to set up and use.
What Dave is "up to" this week
Dave's week in review
Best Video Conferencing Tools That Anyone Can Use
# Chat about any content on the web. # Just add '' in front of any URL.
FormatFactory - File format convert tools (
Atmosphir - Free Video Game / Creation Tool for Mac and PC
Atmosphir is a free video game / creation tool for Mac
Artweaver :: the artist way
Free alternative to Photoshop. Unlike the GIMP, Artweaver has the same layout as Photoshop.
Movavi Online Video Converter
Hadron Collider Webcam
Designers developing virtual-reality 'Cocoon' -
educon21 » Call For Sessions
Fitbit - Automatically Track Your Fitness and Sleep
Mozilla adds privacy mode to Firefox 3.1 plans
Codebox Software - BitMeter II
Call for Papers: Virtual Worlds for academic, organizational, and life-long learning (ViWo 2009) | Sandra Schaffert
jm: we're all about the global connections here at Worldbridges :)
Dr. Bonk's Videostreamed Talks and Podcasts
jm: more stuff from Bonk
TravelinEdMan: The Price of an 8 Pack of Learning Theory Lectures? Nothing! Just a Lot of Bonk!
jm: took this class with Bonk in 2006 ... assuming these are all great overviews of "standard" learning theories. good to have in your toolkit
Visual Communication And Video Publishing - Selected Tools And Web Services - Sharewood Guide Sep07 08 - Robin Good's Latest News
jm: good old fashioned video editing and publishing round up from Robin Good's site
24 Killer Portable Apps For Your USB Flash Drive - Download Squad
jm: via stephen downes - "My flash drive works pretty hard, so I've spent a lot of time gathering a reliable, powerful set of portable tools that allow me to work hard and play hard, even if I can't do it on my own PC. Here are two dozen apps that I always have at the ready.
Peter Suber, Open Access News
Bloomsbury Publishing has announced a new OA imprint, Bloomsbury Academic. From today's press release: jm: Bloomsbury Publishing has announced a new OA imprint, Bloomsbury Academic. From today's press release: ...All books will be made available free of charge online, with free downloads, for non-commercial purposes immediately upon publication, using Creative Commons licences. The works will also be sold as books, using the latest short-run technologies or Print on Demand (POD).
TechCrunch50 Conference 2008
jm: the entire 50
Yammer Takes Top Prize At TechCrunch50
jm: techcrunch top 50 | Home
jm: is an award winning website produced by the Institute of Physics. It's the place to be if you have a physics question, or if you're just generally interested in the subject.
CK-12 - Next Generation Textbooks
jm: another online book project ... where is the annotation!
The “Flexbook” - Creative Commons
jm: "The CK-12 Foundation’s solution to the age-old problem of uneven shoulders. The Flexbook is a free and open source textbook platform where one can build and edit collaborative textbooks. This is the textbook of the next generation: “CK-12 allows one to customize and produce content by re-purposing to suit what needs to be taught, using different modules that may suit a learner’s learning style, region, language, or level of skill, while adhering to the local education standards. Flexibility + Textbook = Flexbook.”
Official Google Blog: Bringing history online, one newspaper at a time
jm: "Today, we're launching an initiative to make more old newspapers accessible and searchable online by partnering with newspaper publishers to digitize millions of pages of news archives."
Google Fight : Make this fight with googleFight \"Jeff Lebow\" VS \"Dave Cormier\"
jm: using google fight ... useless but "fun"
Amazon temporarily gags Spore critics, deletes and restores all customer reviews
When the reviews disappeared late this week, there were 2,216 reviews, of which 2,016 were one-star ratings.
How-To: Laws for Using Photos You Take at Your Library
Microsoft Education: Download free posters for your class
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. We think they can inspire even more. You can download and print this poster, or if you send us your name, education institution address, and e-mail address we’ll send you a full-size poster—no charge—for your classroom.
Vinyl Cafe with Stuart McLean - The Official Website
For Dave: Find the September 9, 2008 Show- Location/Title: VINYL CAFE IN GEORGETOWN, PEI - much about PEI and potatoes Also available as a podcast at iTunes. Gary
Atta texana leafcutting ant colony project
Try the tunnel animation. Gary
power point templates
I’m So Totally, Digitally Close to You - Clive Thompson -
(per jm) talks about "ambient awareness" ... very cool take on online living
One-in-Five Employers Use Social Networking Sites to Research Job Candidates, Survey Finds
Twenty-two percent of hiring managers said they use social networking sites to research job candidates, up from 11 percent in 2006, according to a nationwide survey of more than 3,100 employers from An additional 9 percent said they don’t currently use social networking sites to screen potential employees, but plan to start. Free Web Picture Editor and Image Host - Crop, Resize, Text
Quick easy as good as picnic
Rwanda launches OLPC computer distribution - Network World
Considering 1994, this may be a good story from this country. Gary
Wooji Juice: Stage Manager
Works with 'Stage Hand' (in the iPhone App. Store) to allow you to control Keynote presentations wirelessly!
jm; ning for "learning professionals"
Actvities for your iPod
From Pete MacKay's Teacher List: Ideas for use of iPod as a teaching tool. Gary
Learning Processing: A Beginner's Guide to Programming Images, Animation, and Interaction by Daniel Shiffman
a book on how to learn processing. Could be good to use with students
Google Launches Mapping Satellite -- InformationWeek
big brother is watching you
Contributed by EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative | EDUCAUSE CONNECT
WOW... lots of good stuff here...
Google Fight
Compare sites visually
Jumpcut - Be good to your video
jm yahoo movie editing and upload service
List of Connectivism Articles and Blog Posts, CCK08 « Onlinesapiens Blog
List of Resources for the CCK08 Connectivism Course « Onlinesapiens Blog
Edward Willett's Featured Science Column
If you are a science teacher, subscribing to Edward's column is worth it. Gary
Twitter Handbook — How good people make BIG things happen - FAST! -Support - PVX Version 8.0.4
vista version of polycom
formulatepro - Google Code
Write on PDF
Skim | Home
Annotate PDf files
Johnny Lee demos Wii Remote hacks | Video on
$50 whiteboard
videos on computers related topics are outstanding. simpler than common craft
Art In Your Heart: Children and Our Changing World
2.5 to 3 min in gets very interesting...Same with about 5 minutes in
The Hoboken Italian Festival
jm: in case you hear noise from Jen's house ...
MICHAEL HANLON: Are we all going to die next Wednesday? | Mail Online
It's the end of the world as we know it.
Finding New Ubiquity Commands with the Herd
Connectivism & Connective Knowledge
jm: "official" blog of CCK08
Terry Freedman's thougths on
Google Chrome Comic Book
School of Everything
Begging states to try to enforce ridiculous assertion that the law is copyrighted
By the people, for the people, of the people, but copyrighted by the government! How can this even be an issue? Laws that are owned by the government?
Speed test: Google Chrome beats Firefox, IE, Safari
Adobe and NBC to provide live streaming of NFL games |
TwittEarth :: Live Twitts all over the world
kidthing ™
YouTube - Bill Gates & Jerry Seinfeld - Shoe Circus Commercial
Google once reviled computer superpowers but domination is just what it is achieving
others believe there was a very different motivation. In the test version of Internet Explorer 8, there appeared to be a feature that might block Google's targeted advertising. Given that 99 per cent of the company's annual revenue is made from advertising, this could hold the key to the company's sudden interest in expanding into the browser market.
Connectivism and Connective Knowledge, Ustream.TV: Streaming channel for Connectivism and Connective Knowledge. Education
jm: ustream channel for CCK08 - online, synchronous, live online collaboration environment
jm: ellulminate for CCK08
jm: iLeonardo is a Social Utility for connecting to people and their collections of relevant information on the web. People use iLeonardo to build digital notebooks of anything from the Internet. In return the utility displays similar notebooks that other people have created and made public.
Downes Show: Ustream.TV Show, Chat Room, LIVE Streaming Video. Webcam Chat, Webcast, News Events. Online Video Cam Community and Social Network.
jm: Stephen Downes' Ustream Channel for CCK08
Course: Connectivism and Connective Knowledge
jm: the moodle for CCK08
And the OCWC Conference tag is… ocwc_logan08 at OCW Blog
jm: if you want to follow the OpenCourseWare Conference in Logan, search for ocwc_logan08 (yes, it is a "mouthful"
News Releases: CUNY to Form Open Source Solutions Lab
jm: The City University of New York today announced a partnership with two high-tech giants to form the New York City Open Source Solutions Lab at the CUNY Institute for Software Design and Development. The facility will be a state-of-the-art center in which New York-based government IT professionals can test open source software solutions based on Intel architecture"
Learning and Teaching at BCIT: Journal of Distance Education Archives Online
jm (via Gavin Baker) All of the back issues of the Journal of Distance Education are now available online. This marks the culmination of a two year project to convert the JDE to a fully online, open access journal.
FKFT 2008 Proceedings | Free Knowledge, Free Technology 2008
jm: Presentations from Free Knowledge, Free Technology (Barcelona, July 15-17, 2008) are now online.
Un-book conversation wrap-up — Informal Learning Blog
jm: unbook ... hmm .. have to have a listen
Welcome is the home of the Kete software community; for those that are using Kete, thinking about using it, or just interested in knowing more. Kete was developed by Horowhenua Library Trust and Katipo Communications Ltd. to build a digital library of Horowhenua material: Kete Horowhenua.
Doctoral Theses Digitisation
jm: A doctoral theses digitisation project began in March 2008 and was estimated to be complete by November 2008. The phases (some overlapping) of the project were: contract settlement; database development; batch processing (itemisation and transportation); letter generation (permissions); and item processing (receipt of digital files). The planning, implementation, business and technical details of the thesis digitisation project are described in this report.
Google Maps Connectivism Course
jm: Google map for CCK08
The Clever Sheep: CCK08 is Truly Global
jm: How to get yourself on the connectivism map
CCK08 Cohort in Second Life - Connectivism and Connective Knowledge | Google Groups
CCK08 in Second Life
Connectivism | Twine
jm: twine for CCK08 connectivism class
Connectivism and Connective Knowledge | Google Groups
jm: the CCK08 Google Group
Twitter / cck08
jm: link to keep up with connectivism class via twitter
Connectivism Outline - LTCWiki
jm: wiki for class
Drape's Takes: Controlling Mobile Phone Use in Schools - The Last Password You'll Have To Remember
Might be useful for a teachers sharing computers with students. Gary
Qipit - Copy and share documents
Scoop || Collaborative Media for the Masses
CIA, FBI push 'Facebook for spies'
Google Chrome Tips
The Best of Educational Technology
A Google Custom Search engine put together by Lucy Gray
an argument development tool
Home of CELLS alive!
Great for biology teachers and students. Gary
Top News - Virtual environment boosts reading skills
Quest Atlantis virtual environment. See YouTube video on second page. Gary
Quest Atlantis
Quest Atlantis site. Gary
Dynamic 3 Column Layout Generator -
dynamic page layout generator with some easy to use customisation options
flowchart2.jpg (JPEG Image, 1024x773 pixels) - Scaled (62%)
The real Web 2.0 Gary
The Straight Dope - Fighting Ignorance Since 1973
This is probably an old one for most. Signing up for the mailing list is worth it. Every now and then you find something that is useful for the classroom (in some weird way). Gary
The Canary Project
Visualization of climate change. Gary
Freshwater Ecoregions of the World
Good reference if you are teaching freshwater biology. Good use of interactive map. Gary
BBC NEWS | Technology | One Laptop signs up with Amazon
G!G! again but only to US. Gary
Kitzu - Find, Learn, Create
EduBlog Insights » Blog Archive » Rationale for educational blogging
Some great bullet points for when people question the point of getting students to blog.
The ChemCollective
The Chemistry Collective is a collection of virtual labs, scenario-based learning activities, and concepts tests which can be incorporated into a variety of teaching approaches as pre-labs, alternatives to textbook homework, and in-class activities for individuals or teams. It is organized by a group of faculty and staff at Carnegie Mellon University for college and high school teachers who are interested in using, assessing, and/or creating engaging online activities for chemistry education.
Firefox: Enable Chrome's Best Features in Firefox
Apart from a few specific issues (namely process management), many of Chrome's best features are already available in Firefox 3, proving yet again the power of extensibility.
Blind Planet | The best blind community on the net!
Developers and Webmasters : Java - Google Chrome Help Center
jm: java for Chrome
How to Change the World: Winners of World's Best Presentation Contest
These are the winners of the Slideshare World's Best Presentation Contest. Notice the use of pictures and graphics, big fonts, and minimal text. Check them out!
Commentary: Obama's high-tech edge in presidential politics -
It's tech, if not ed. But if campaigns can embrace new technology to reach people n new ways, why not education?
Microblogging for educators (Teachers & Students)
World's Best Presentation Contest 2008 - SlideShare
The Teacher List
This has probably been discussed before. Every teacher should subscribe. Pete does a great job. Gary
Pricing | Mollom
jm: limits and pricing between free and plus accounts for Mollom
Scroll keys belong to Microsoft, in part
I like the "most recommended" comment. Gary
Anatomy Arcade
Developed by a teacher. Even can be followed on Twitter. Gary
Seth's Blog: Learning from a summer intern program
Read to the end - has some definite tie-ins to Students 2.0, ongong discussions on how people learn, and ed tech.
Web 2.0 Tools for the K-2 Crowd - Classroom 2.0
Just a list of urls, really. But maybe something interesting in there worth talking about...
Google 'starting from scratch' with own browser
Open Thinking & Digital Pedagogy » Flowgram
Time to listen
Grant Robinson : Guess-the-google
KS3/4 ICT - Online Safety | Teachers TV
a 30 min video and a variety of resources
Top News - McCain, Obama put out tech agendas
We've Looked at Clouds From Both Sides Now -
Phase 1 Pilot Activity
dave white's video review of the first phase of the openhabitat project
Radiant CMS
open source cms built on ruby
21st Century Learning Intelligences
21st Century Information Fluency
Women of Web 2.0 Show 86 with Sharon Peters and Teachers without Borders | EdTechTalk
We had a wonderful conversation with WOW 2.0 webcaster Sharon Peters as she shared her amazing experience of working with the "Teachers Without Borders" group in Africa this past summer.
What's The Harm?
This might be a good reference site for science and other teachers who are confronted by questions related to pseudoscience. It goes a step further by pointing out the harm that can result when actual science is not considered - there may be serious results. A related site may also be of interest - it looks at the tools used by the "What the Harm?" site. See: Gary
Summative vs. Formative Evaluation
Sarah Palin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Comparison of Palin's page before and after "YoungTrigg" edited.
On plurk I read something about a familyfriendly filter - can anyone confirm?
Goodnight Skypecasts - Skype Blogs
jm skypecasts obit
obama’s dnc speech as a word cloud | D'Arcy Norman dot net
jm: nothing to do with edtech, I guess ... but cool
Home (OpenSocial)
jm: what IU collaborative research network build upon
Indiana U researchers launch social networking and research management tool for scientists
jm: Indiana University researchers have introduced Laboratree, a web-based solution to the complex problems of scientific collaboration.
iPhone 3G - already with pictures ! (aka "iPhone Girl") - Mac Forums
OER Handbook Zotero References « Open Education News
jm: my post on zotero references from OER handbook
Veoh decision setback for Viacom, but Google not off hook
More tidbits on the new Comcast cap
OER Handbook: OER Handbook Zotero Collection
jm: download lists of works in the OER Handbook
Open Educational Resources Handbook for Educators Version 1.0 by Seth Gurell (Book) in Education & Language
jm: created from wiki of multiple authors
Educational Research Journals: European Science Foundation
jm: Pedagogical and Educational research - attempt to "rank" them ... take it for what it is without getting too pissy :)
Spitefuls: [Disaster Dioramas!!]
Target to pay $6 million to settle site accessibility suit
Target has settled a class action lawsuit with the National Federation of the Blind over accessibility complaints with Despite the law being unclear as to whether the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to websites, the company will pay a substantial fee and update its web site to make it accessible to the blind.
Open source group sues Quebec over no-bid Microsoft contracts
A nonprofit open source advocacy group in Quebec is taking the provincial government to court over its software procurement policies. The group, which is called FACIL, contends that the government has failed to comply with contract regulations by consistently adopting foreign proprietary software without first evaluating open source alternatives.
The 5 Best Free File Hosting Services To Store Your Files! - Opensource, Free and Useful Online Resources for Designers and Developers
Some file hosting sites are really handy and make sharing data even simpler than sending a file via email while other services spam you with countless pop ups and forced membership options to simply download a file.
DailyLit: Read books online by daily email and RSS feed
Reading books via e-mail - like the science fiction section. 663 days to read "War and Peace" Gary
50th Anniversary of NASA
Great site to explore and entertaining. Gary
Mechanics with animations and film clips: Physclips.
Good teaching tool for physics - videos and visuals are great. Gary
E-textbooks may not be cheaper than printed ones, report says - Los Angeles Times
Interesting points of view. Gary
Jog the Web - Animations (step 1)
This is one "track" from "Jog the Web" about animations. Tracks show favorite websites.
Ubiquity for Firefox on Vimeo
Accelerate and mashup your todo activites
NECC 2009 Proposals
NECC Proposal window opens September 2, 2008. The firm deadline for proposal submissions is October 8, 2008. Necc 2009 is June 28-July 1 in Washington, DC
think:lab: Before I Go
jm: an edublogger is moving on ...
A comprehensive review of iPhone e-book options | TeleRead: Bring the E-Books Home
jm: follow up to Alvin's comments on using iPhone as ebook reader
TeleRead: Bring the E-Books Home
jm; blog devoted to following ebooks and readers
Steve Jobs: Steve Jobs's Obituary, As Run By Bloomberg
jm: funny if it weren't so creepy
Google Moves to Mainstream RSS With A Simple Name Change - ReadWriteWeb
jm: how widespread is RSS aggregation do you think?
Extinguish the Rumors: No New Amazon Kindle This Year - Bits - Technology - New York Times Blog
jm: follow up on Kindle update ... so how again are we to read our digital textbooks and pdfs?
Clive on Learning: Learning styles don't exist
Digital Media and Learning Competition
jm: it is baaaack
E-textbooks may not be cheaper than printed ones, report says - Los Angeles Times
jm: all about the follow up ... continuing discussion about digital textbooks
Georgetown University -
jm: example from Georgetown
Georgetown U To Broadcast Video via
jm: interesting idea to open up discussions on traditional campuses
Microsoft lets people surf without leaving a trace -
100+ Ways to Score Freebies For Your Classroom | Smart Teaching
Some great ideas to reduce out-of-pocket expenditure for teachers
A bit like muxtape, but you host the software on your own serve and it's Open Source!
Find, Follow and Share Comments — BackType
A 'Twitter for comments' - finds comments from all over the Internet, puts them into a stream and makes them searchable
Quebec government sued for buying Microsoft software
Hmm ..... consider all the Microsoft products purchased each year by schools. This case, if successful, could start a trend. Gary
Give Me 20
Basic personal finance for high school and university students. Beginning teachers may also find it useful. Gary
Ask The Readers: Best Places to Find Deals on Textbooks?
BubbleShare - Easy Photo Sharing - Create a Slideshow and add to your profile or blog
Worldmapper: The world as you've never seen it before
Maps according to topic. eg religion and population.
NASA Discovers Computer Virus Aboard the International Space Station
Wi-Fi: Get Free Airport Wi-Fi with a Simple URL Hack
Cool hack + interesting moral discussion
I've Had Enough of "Live" at Conferences
Let's get back to why we go to conferences... the networking and the education. If you can't be there for some reason, watch the sessions later on. Just because it's cutsie and hip to go live all the time, doesn't mean we need to.
Related Posts: Students Motivation to Learn « Onlinesapiens Blog
Objections To Using Learning 2.0 and Social Learning « Onlinesapiens Blog
WhatTheFont : MyFonts
Discovers the font a logo uses by uploading an image.
cooltoolsforschools » home
A wiki with Web 2.0 for education organised by category.
The Associated Press: Texas truant students to be tracked by GPS anklets
Not sure this fits under the educational use of technology but ..... interesting, if not disturbing, use of technology though. Gary
The Secrets of Storytelling: Why We Love a Good Yarn: Scientific American
What Will Life Be Like in the Year 2008?
THIS is worth the read - fun, fun, funny! FOund via tweet from Alec Couros.
mental_floss Blog » 12 Sports Cut From The Olympics
slide:ology » Book Content
excellent book on presentations
Judge: Copyright Owners Must Consider 'Fair Use' Before Sending Takedown Notice | Threat Level from
Become an Efficient Researcher: Top Twenty Firefox Add-ons that Make Firefox the Researcher's Browser of Choice | Res Ipsa Blog
TinEye Image Search
Home | Mahara
A Teacher on the Front Line as Faith and Science Clash -
Biology/Science teachers may find this article interesting. Although I taught biology for many years (in Canada) I have never "feared" to discuss evolution in class. This is eye-opening and suggests that all should diligent about the issue in our own school jurisdictions. Gary
Make the Future! 30 Second Forecasts
Flickr audio set
Open Access - RSP Blog Directory
jm: via Stephen Downes list of Open Access blogs
mollom just got punted - D'Arcy Norman dot net
jm: more for jeff, dave, and john ...
Pixelpipe - Free your media, upload and share anywhere
jm: post media in multiple places
Most Popular Websites For Kids - ReadWriteWeb
jm: what the whippersnappers are up to these days
AppleInsider | Steve Jobs vows iPhone app crash fix for September
jm: for what it is worth ...
Help Us Speak at SXSW | Common Craft - Explanations In Plain English
jm: At the moment, the public is voting on what speaking panels should be accepted for the event. When the voting finishes (August 29, 2008) the SXSW staff will consider the results of the voting when deciding what panels will be picked. I say all this because I hope you'll vote for our panel. :)
Top 10 Online Note Taking Applications
jm: tried any of these?
U Tech Tips » Blog Archive » Oh oh, there go my podasts
WebAnywhere: A Screen Reader On the Go
Welcome to WebAnywhere
US Presidential Campaign Videos - 56 years of TV Spots
Amazon Confirms Student Version Of Kindle
For Those Who Think They're Password Protected
42% log in to others accounts
Judge: Copyright owners must consider 'fair use' | News - Digital Media - CNET News
Bonk's Participatory Course announcement
jm: oodles of links in Bonk's syllabus
AddThis - Social Bookmarking Sharing Button - Digg Facebook Widget
Mathway: Step-by-Step Math Problem Solver
Mathway is a free website that solves your math problems and provides step-by-step work with explanations.
Welcome to Graphsy
Graphsy is a new graph drawing application for the Web with a focus on usability. It allows you to access graph projects oniline
iTWire - Microsoft granted Page Up Page Down patent
If patenting the obvious is considered something of an art form in the world of IT, then Microsoft is undoubtedly an old master. The Page Up Page Down patent it has been granted would seem to confirm this...
Microsoft Office Discount for Students - The Ultimate Steal
Woman Attempts To Kidnap Ex-Virtual Boyfriend | Global Music Radar | Page 1 of 926
Digital Promise
Federation of American Scientists :: The National Center for Research in Advanced Information and Digital Technologies
national center
"Cite this page" on Wikipedia
Yearbook Yourself
How I Stole Someone's Identity: Scientific American
PBS Teachers | . Coming Soon: A National Center for Edtech Research | PBS
Myplick - share PowerPoint and Google presentations online, slideshows, slide show
BBC NEWS | Technology | One laptop for every Niuean child
A whole country! Gary
Intel cuts electric cords with wireless power system - Yahoo! News
Connectivism Research - LTCWiki
jm: research discussions surrounding MOOC
liveusb-creator: Install Live Operating Systems on a USB Flash Drive |
Row erupts over schools open-source project -
AlphaPlus consultancy given contract to look into Open Source software project for Becta. Ian Usher and myself involved so far...
Creating Passionate Users
delizzy - Bookmarks Search Engine
del.izzy is a free service that lets you search through your bookmarks.
Remember: The Music is not in the Piano… « Dan Gross
Great reminder that technology is but a tool in the learning process.
Free digital texts begin to challenge costly college textbooks in California - Los Angeles Times
A Blog Around The Clock : What kind of personality predisposes one to start blogging?
No school like home: Jessica Shepherd meets the children who don't go to school | Education | The Guardian
An article about home schooling with reference to new book that says it's a viable option up to 14.
Use to Create Your Eportfolio « Onlinesapiens Blog
Essay - At School, Technology Starts to Turn a Corner -
Maybe of some interest. Gary
30% of children can't learn from their mistakes. It's genetic.
Dwa-552/Dir-655 Cannot get Wireless N to work -
Welcome to Debatepedia! - Debatepedia
EdTechTalk Show Backups
SaveTube - Save YouTube Videos
Slashdot | Internet Radio's "Last Stand"
XM Satellite Radio will pay "about 1.6 cents per hour per listener when the new rates are fully adapted in 2010. By contrast, Web radio outlets will pay 2.91 cents per hour per listener." That's 70% of projected revenue for Pandora; smaller players estimate the hit at 100% to 300% of revenue.
Pandora Radio - Listen to Free Internet Radio, Find New Music
How did I not know about this? Give them an artist you like, and they'll play music that's similar. Too bad they're going to get buried by licensing fees next year
Blog Action Day 2008 - Get Ready
Dell, Intel give users what they want: to turn Windows off
Dell, Intel and their partners announced this week new technologies that represent major leaps forward for mobility. The companies seem to have discovered the secret to making such bold leaps: Cut Microsoft out of the deal.
Step-by-step processes to setup elearning training activities.
Listing of education widgets
Links to lots of useful learning tools.
WikiTaxi [Delphi Inspiration]
WikiTaxi enables you to read, search, and browse Wikipedia offline. No Internet connection is needed, all pages are stored in a WikiTaxi database. Because Wikipedia is constantly growing, WikiTaxi uses compression to make sure that the database stays reasonably small. The huge English Wikipedia easily fits on a 8 GB memory stick.
TeeBeeDee - Where Grown-ups meet
Social Network for us 40+ folks
NOVA | Lord of the Ants | Man of Ideas | PBS
If you teach biology / evolution / natural history or are a student this is a useful reference. Also looks at the controversy surrounding this famous secular-humanist. Gary
Biography of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The "model" for scientific thinking written by a spiritualist. Good reference - especially for those of us who are fans. Gary - NSF and the Birth of the Internet - Special Report
Useful? Also interesting. Gary - Escape a Date, Escape from a Meeting, Escape People
» Lime Survey — another way to Poll Tech Thoughts By Jen:
5GB of free space to upload and share your files, photos, videos and music
SuperGenPass: A Free Bookmarklet Password Generator - online speed reading application
Apple the new king of Silicon Valley as market value overtakes Google
The U.S. Government Printing Office has issued an RFP for Mass Digitization. Proposals are due September 19, 2008. (Thanks to Free Government Information.)
jm: cool!
kstoolkit » KSTools
Knowledge Sharing Tools
Human » Moodle tutorials (2 Minute Moodles)
A series of 2-minute video clips explaining Moodle basics.
Human » Blog Archive » How can Moodle change a school
Tech integration specialist Tomaz Lasic explains in two video clips how Moodle transformed teaching and learning in his school.
For Edubloggers: How to Build a Better Blog « Onlinesapiens Blog
Online student-teacher friendships can be tricky -
state legislator Jane Cunningham is sponsoring a bill in the Missouri House of Representatives that would ban elementary school teachers from having social-networking friendships with their students.
Court: violating copyleft = copyright infringement
A federal appeals court has overruled a lower court ruling that, if sustained, would have severely hampered the enforceability of free software licenses. The lower court had found that redistributing software in violation of the terms of a free software license could constitute a breach of contract, but was not copyright infringement.
Open Source Copyrights Legally Enforceable, Appeals Court Rules -- Open Source -- InformationWeek
Wired Campus: Rice U. Acquires Rights to Popular Textbook to Offer It Free Online -
huge and important news: free licenses upheld (Lessig Blog)
Digital Domain - Goodbye, Passwords. You Aren’t a Good Defense. -
Text to speech software with Natural Voices-- Free NaturalReader
Text to speech free speech software
The MaintainIT Project
The MaintainIT Project is a three-year project. We gather stories from public libraries on how they support public computers and publish their tips and techniques in Cookbooks and articles, available for FREE on the project web site.
About Us | The MaintainIT Project, a project of TechSoup
The MaintainIT Project is a three-year project. We gather stories from public libraries on how they support public computers and publish their tips and techniques in Cookbooks and articles, available for FREE on the project web site.
Prof tweets about course, ends up moving whole class online
Can you imagine? These students aren't even going to class. How could they possibly learn anything?
100 Best YouTube Videos for Teachers
Online student-teacher friendships can be tricky -
Online student-teacher friendships can be tricky
Drape's Takes: First Impressions
gsiemens's madison08 Bookmarks on Delicious
jm: tags from George's talk
elearnspace: Presentation: Madison
jm: george's talk from Madison last week
CleanWriter, magnetic drawing board
"Like a giant Magna-Doodle. It would make a perfect replacement for chalkboards or erasable marker boards."
The Miniature Earth
A fantastic web moive that shows the make up of the Eart as 100 people
Teen Texting Expert Insists on Being Letter-Perfect -
Apparently you don't have to use all those abbreviations! LOL :) Gary
2008 Metaverse Tour Video: The Social Virtual World’s A Stage
Math-Kitecture - Using Architecture to Do Math...Draft a Floor Plan with Software
Bakumatsu Koshashin Generator
Age photos instantly
Taste of Tech » Blog Archive » No One to Call
Bouillon project » Blog Archive » Is Wikipedia saturated? Yep! Last year.
Moodle and Social Constructionism: Looking for the Individual in the Community | Academic Commons
What Social Media Does Best |
Giz Explains: An Illustrated Guide to Every Stupid Cable You Need
PC World - Apple Displaces Microsoft in Patch Reports : Professional Development For Busy Educators : lessons, files, podcasts
Whiteboard Challenge
Top 100 Interactive Educational Games
42explore: Thematic Pathfinders for All Ages
eduScapes: A Site for Life-long Learners
2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games | NBC Olympics
NBC/ Microsoft's Live Olympic video using Silverlight.
Slipstream - Olympics Online, With a Hook -
The Math Forum @ Drexel University
Table of Contents - Math Open Reference
‘Fakeproof’ e-passport is cloned in minutes
Accredited Online University - American Public University (APUS) - Online Learning University, Distance Education, Online University Degree Programs
jm: accredited online education for military and others
Yobler-Your Learning Tube
YouTube - Aint Gonna Hold Us Back D-I-G-I-T-A-L
This is the great video about how girls should learn technology "stuff". From the 1st grade class!
How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School
jm: free online version with podcast
Dimdim: Free Live Meeting, Web Conference, Net Meeting, Online Meetings, Online Training, Desktop Sharing, Web Meeting, Free Web conferencing, eLearning, Presentation Software, Web x collaboration, Collaboration software
jm: new version now includes recording
Beyond Google & Yahoo: Search Engine Alternatives
jm: some alteratives for search ... see other blogs by Ray - PersonalBrain, Download
jm: george s. showed during conf.
GNG | global nomads group
jm: Established in 1998, the Global Nomads Group (GNG) is an international NGO that creates interactive educational programs for students about global issues. GNG’s educational programs include (1) four types of videoconferences — The PULSE, Currents, Innovations and Rapid Response — where students learn about and discuss subjects with their peers from around the world in live, facilitated sessions; and (2) videos and learning content on a variety of international issues relevant to teachers and students.
Livescribe :: Never Miss A Word
jm: talked about before ... now available take notes while recording audio
flump - onairbustour - Google Code - Simple Flickr image downloader
flump is a simple application that allows your to download all of the public photos for a specific Flickr account.
Easy as ABC: Web apps for students | Webware : Cool Web apps for everyone - CNET
This is a start. Gary
Google Docs Templates
Templates for Google Docs. Includes ones specifically for education-related stuff. :-)
Lexical FreeNet
Twitter-like micro social networking site, with conversations, API, etc.
The New York Public Library, The Branch Libraries
Instead of the Book Mobile, the Digital Bookmobile via NYPL.
e-Government National Awards
How People Learn: brain, mind, experience, and school
jm: mentioned during the distance learning conf. as good overview of research in learning prior to 2000
kwippy - signup
Learning at the back door : reflections on non-traditional learning in the lifespan []
jm: again ... lest we keep thinking we are "inventing" this stuff ...
12 Tools That Will Soon Go the Way of Fax and CDs
A flickr CC search toy
This is a wee test search for creative commons flick photos, click on the thumbnail to see a small image and get the code to embed the photo with attribution on your blog. When you see the code you can toggle left/ right alignment and small/medium size. If you are allowed to you can edit a large size in picnik, you will need to handle the attribution for this yourself.
Adeona: A Free, Open Source System for Helping Track and Recover Lost and Stolen Laptops
- Animoto For Education -
Case studies (including mine!) of using Animoto in an educational environment. Animoto is free for educators.
7 Essential Guidelines For Functional Design | How-To | Smashing Magazine
Very useful guide for anyone who designs anything for other people to use. Also useful for people who train other people on stuff.
Where The Hell Is Matt?
Dissecting the Backchannel « Barry Dahl dot com
jm: interesting peek into a recent conf. backchannel
Start your own free groups and site with OnlineGroups.Net
jm: integrate listserv with website
Facilitating online communities - WikiEducator
jm: more formal / informal open education to join!
Bullying, freedom of speech collide - The Boston Globe
Glad I am a school administrator. Gary
In Maine, a laptop for every middle-schooler - Back to School-
It always seems to come back to some standardized test. Gary
Why You Should Have Your Next Business Meeting in Second Life | Fast Company
Less than 10 percent of the people who sign up are sticking around and participating in the virtual world.
Griffith - Home
Top News - Gas prices fuel rise in virtual field trips
Not sure if this has been posted to EdTechTalk before but it is interesting (and somewhat sad - I loved real field trips). Gary - Ken's Virtual Drumkit
50 of the Best Websites for Writers |
There are tons of reference sites on the web that can help you land a job or write that poem, essay or story. Here is a list of the best 50 websites for writers.
HDMI Cable, Home Theater Accessories, HDMI Products, Cables, Adapters, Video/Audio Switch, Networking, USB, Firewire, Printer Toner, and more!
Mikogo: Free Online Meetings
GoAnimate - Watch Most Watched Animations
Animation webware
2008 Olympics: The digital games
Classroom 2.0
"Welcome to, the social networking site for those interested in Web 2.0 and collaborative technologies in education"
Jimdo - Pages to the People. - free website
Free web/blog hosting with some fancy plugin options.
Morning With 8th Graders on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Alan Levine's photo at Flickr after a morning spent with Lee and Paul's 8th grade students. Just another example of how many people and places that Lee touched in her teaching and edtech endeavors.
Horizon Information Portal
download mp3 and pdf versions of books
College funding bill passed with anti-P2P provisions intact
Top News - Copyright fight looms over college textbooks
CANOE -- CNEWS - Weird News: This time, Flat Stanley's going to court
EA : BOOMBLOX : Language Select Page
Blow Up
full screen flickr viewer
Viewzi — What are you looking for?
Flickr viewer
JL's video comment for Carlos at Webcastacademy
One of the most effective uses of technology I've seen to confirm and seek clarification in an educational setting.
EdTech Action Network
Special events mark B.C. 150th anniversary on B.C. Day holiday - Yahoo ...
Renfrew, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Renfrew, Ontario
Civic Holiday - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The first Monday in August is a holiday in most of Canada. Where you live depends on what it's called.... Create a free website
Glogster - Poster Yourself
Easy to use web page builder
 In Memoriam Sites & Services
Linux desktop imitating OSX | Lauri Taimila
'New car smell' becoming less toxic, report says
Scrabulous Returns By Another Name, Will 'Wordscraper' Evade Hasbro?
Google: No such thing as complete privacy | News - Digital Media - CNET
Vara Software : ScreenFlow - Professional Screencasting Studio
Fueling Online Learning
jm: sort of makes my want to toss my cookies ... does it really take high gas prices to make online learning a viable option?
Windows "Mojave" advertisements appear in the wild
A rose by any other name...
Yahoo relents, gives coupons, refunds to music DRM captives
Yahoo music update -- they'll give coupons for repurchases on Rhapsody.
The Habitable Planet: A Systems Approach to Environmental Science
Maybe useful on-line course. Gary
Europa Film Treasures
Maybe useful for history teachers? Fun watching also. Gary
Loci: Resources | Derivative Matching Game
Math site - not for those that are math-phobics. Gary
Texas State Tech To Deliver Digital Media Program via Second Life
Picture This: Using Photography to Teach Science, Math, and Writing | Edutopia
15 Coolest Firefox Tricks Ever | The Best Article Every day
Jen Wagner tagged this and I thought it was interesting - ESPECIALLY #12 and #14! ~Dschinker
LeeBaberIntro.mp3 (audio/mpeg Object)
Teachers Teaching Teachers #58 - 06.20.07 - Finding passion in and out of the classroom | EdTechTalk
Go to minute 15 to listen to Lee describe banjo playing, horse riding, and teaching.
Teachers Teaching Teachers #94 - Music in the Classroom - 03.05.08 | EdTechTalk
At minute 15, an amazing piece of audio where Lee describes her career before teaching.
SMART - Lesson Activity Toolkit Overview
Allows teachers to create word games, quizzes, crosswords, etc.
EdTech in Virtual Worlds Grad Course
BBC NEWS | Technology | Intel and Portugal in school deal
Not OLPC but picture of Nigerian class! Gary - Math, Reading Comprehension, Themes, Lesson Plans, and Worksheets
Vance Steven's Engaging Collaborative Writing through Social Networking
WorldCALL 2008 - WorldCALL 2008
"Exceptional Software Explained: Embrace Error"
Robert Lefkowitz Keynote at OSCON
Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life - Google's Assault on Wikipedia
OLPC News: OLPC Nigeria One Year Later: Hard Lessons Learned
Welcome (The Ed Tech Elevator Pitch)
Wikigate: A Secret Sect With Controls Beyond Words
Open Web Foundation
Innovations in e-Learning - George Mason University
We Are Media » Strategy Track Module 1
We Are Media » Strategy Track Module 3
We Are Media » Strategy Track Module 2
Do you know where your password is?
Goodbye and Good Luck from Arthus
YouTube - Jimmy Wales on Google's Knol
Complaining Bloggers Have a Cable Company’s Ear -
If you have a problem, ask everyone - International Herald Tribune
Internet Evolution - Mary E. Shacklett - Scientists Plan Interplanetary Internet Protocol
Open Education News
As additional projects, foundations, universities, and other participants join the movement, the need increases for a single source to gather, sort, analyze, synthesize, and disseminate news related to open education.
When worlds collide: Microsoft funds Apache | Latest Microsoft News - CNET News - CNET
SlideBoom - Share Live PowerPoint Presentations Online
What Makes Slideboom Different? With Slideboom, your original presentation keeps its features after conversion. This includes: * content style * animation effects * transitions * embedded audio * embedded video
Athletes to blog Olympic Games -
The Electric Sheep Company: Products: WebFlock
for those with a spare $100,000
Open Source Living
OSS Watch - Academic end-users
jm: more open source stuff for academic end-users
SocialTech: Open Source Social Software
Giveaway | Thomas L. Friedman
Gapminder - Home
from Kelly O - Diigo --- a non-profit venture promoting sustainable global development by increased use and understanding of statistics and other information about social, economic and environmental development at local, national and global levels.
Home | (alpha)
Knol: Google Takes on Wikipedia - ReadWriteWeb
Knol: a unit of knowledge
DropCard :: Share contact info easily
cool service that lets you send a quick text message, and it forwards all your business or personal (you choose) information to the person's e-mail address. super useful
Veodia : agile streaming video that puts your work in motion
feedmysearch -Turn google searches into usefull rss feeds
Future politicians will have to face the ghosts of their Facebook pasts - The Takeaway
Open Training Platform: Creating Learning Materials for Open and Distance Learning: A Handbook for Authors and Instructional Designers
jm: great resource!
Copyright: so complex, here's a slide rule to decode it
The reality is that US copyright is a humped and horned animal with two heads, pebbly skin, and a ravenous stomach that gorges itself on the grain called "Complexity."
OATS — oats
OATSoft is dedicated to improving Assistive Technology and computer accessibility through the power of Open Source development techniques. OATSoft makes the best Open Source Assistive Technology Software (OATS) easy to find. Users and developers meet at :: Nifty tools for your Asus Eee PC
For those who like to customize, a few tools for the eee, including "Pimp my eee".
Global Composite Weather Satellite Infrared Pictures from NASA GHCC
Global composite of geostationary satellite see clouds moving in real time weather images. You may interactively zoom and animate the pictures.
EDGE - Dialogue on "Is Google Making Us Stupid"
jm: via brian lamb Fine range of responses so far...
Marshall Kirkpatrick » 5 Minute Intro to Yahoo Pipes
jm: via Brian Lamb re: pipes
Dumbest Generation Home
jm: via Brian Lamb hmmm ...
iterating toward openness » Blog Archive » The “Wiley Wiki Design”
jm: breaking down open course creation
Sorry, We’re Open at bavatuesdays - Blackboard & Sakai
Stepping into Virtual Worlds Conference Series
Process and content: education needs both « innovating education
jm: interesting walk through history in the video and links
Grūpthink is a new way to ask and explore open-ended topics with the rest of the world. Anyone can post a topic or open-ended question at Grūpthink. Anyone can add new responses to questions and topics, and those answers can be voted on by everyone else
Stixy: For Flexible Online Creation Collaboration and Sharing
Easy collaboration and sharing with moveable notes, photos, etc.
mapanno mashup is a web based service providing a set of online authoring tools to create visual content by 'mashing up' your images from flickr or 23 into content that you can download and publish to your own website or blog.
AirRadar - Advanced Wireless Network Scanner
An improvement on the standard Airport application for OSX./
SMS Poll
Free SMS Voting.
Nice introduction to yahoo pipes
Transforming Teaching Empowering Teachers to Transform their Teaching with 21st Century Technology Tools
Today @ PC World Court Approves Airport Laptop Searches - No Probable Cause Needed
Hyperwords (for Firefox 3.0) :: Firefox Add-ons
References, Searches, Conversions, Translations, Email, Blogging & more.
MSI Notebook Website - Product
jm: eeepc "killer" cnet says "not"
Dell said to be planning launch of low-cost notebook in August
jm: more competition for the eeepc
PowerTalk - automatic speech for PowerPoint presentations
Favthumbs / jefflebow / legal
Funky Ways to Express Yourself - BeFunky
Mediasite Games Learning and Society presentations
jm: recorded webcasts from games learning and society conf.
GLS Conference 4.0 2008
jm: looks very cool - see other link to archived media, too.
On GLS 4.0, friends, technology & learning | Welcome to NCS-Tech!
jm: kevin jarret's review of the games learning and society confernece in Madison WISCONSIN!!
Three Very Important Plurk Statistics
jm: is plurk ker-plurked?
Welcome to Open Education News! « Open Education News
jm: shameless self-promotion by jen ... but contact david wiley if you want to join, too :)
USC Annenberg School Center for the Digital Future
jm: center for digital -- prior year reports for free, current NOT free
Royal Pingdom » Women more frustrated by the Web?
Study Finds Firefox Users Safest, IE Users Unsafe
Let's End Teacher's Long Nightmare --
Boooo Norwich Police!!! Pulls In $1.1 Million, Opens Up Code To Take On Ning
GROU.PS :: connects obsessively!
a platform for social groups to get together. Use it for any purpose. And get your group web site without waiting. No branding, it’s free! Plus it's integrated with 3rd party services such as Flickr and YouTube
Freebase: an open, shared database of the world's knowledge
Drawing from large open data sets like Wikipedia, MusicBrainz, and the SEC archives, it contains structured information on many popular topics, including movies, music, people and locations – all reconciled and freely available via an open API.
Privnote - send notes that will self-destruct after being read
Cellphone use potentially risky for kids, teens: health agency
Science fluff? Long-term studies take time - maybe we will have an answer 30 years from now? Gary
The Educators Network: Where Teachers Come First
AuslogicsDisk Defrag
Speeds up defragmentation on Windows and tells you how much faster your PC is as a result.
"Better" Firefox Extension Updates Now Available
Lifehacker's series of 'better...' Firefox extensions updated.
Tree Style Tab :: Firefox Add-ons
Show tabs like a tree - aids productivity
Picnik :: Firefox Add-ons
Add a menu options and a toolbar icon to make importing images into Picnik easier.
Video DownloadHelper :: Firefox Add-ons
The easy way to download and convert Web videos from hundreds of YouTube-like sites. This works also for audio and picture galleries., a simple url shortener
Shorter URLs than TinyURL and traffic tracking features.
Cyberbullying should be criminal offence: teachers
Canadian Teachers' Federation resolution. The comments are interesting. Gary
Searchme Visual Search - Beta - rev. 2.0.1
Your Office Suite
Another option but not for Mac? Gary - Home
Create Free Online Surveys
With Wisdomap we have focussed on bringing our mind maps back to basics – colourful, clean, simple and visually appealing – to maximise the gains from visual and spatial memory.
Utilium: The best way to organize and share learning materials with today's students.
A Utilium is an integrated collection of learning resources drawn from a range of trusted online sources including timely articles, videos, podcasts, and exercises that fit the learning styles and preferences of today’s students.
Dojo Learning - Online training, untangled
Browse and register for public lessons. Make your own lessons and share them with friends. Join the new online learning community
High gas prices fuel boom in online classes -
A sign of the times?
Mozilla Labs » Blog Archive » Prism
A Site-Specific Browser solution from Mozilla.
Multicolr Search Lab - Idée Inc.
Collect images by colour
Complexity and Education
This may be of some interest to those interested in complexity science and education. Maybe some application to those "rhizomes". Gary
Textbook Piracy Grows Online, Prompting a Counteratta
Games at Sploder - Flash Game Creator, Games for MySpace,
Apple just gave out my Apple ID pas
With the incipient launch of MobileMe, how can this kind of blunder happen?
"Microsoft Acquires Powerset": Why a Semantic Web Will Be Smarter,
Interesting article about Web 3.0 (“semantic Web”). Has many implications for education. Gary
CORRECTED - Technology Reshapes America'
Interesting statistics and predictions: "Our projections show that 50 percent of high school courses will be taught online by 2019." Outsourced (this should open a hornet's nest): "Online tutoring is also expanding rapidly. Bangalore-bas
EdTech Action Network
Free Assessment | SimpleAssessment
Will at Work Learning: All Media Forced to be Sold for Cheap
jm: interesting take on the future of content
New Study Released By The Center For The Digital Future and AARP Shows Internet Users 50+ Are Rapidly Closing the Digital Divide with Booming Online Activity
jm: take that netgens
Open Source Cross-Browser WYSIWYG Editor
jm: Help to build Public Health capacity in low- to middle-income countries, using open education resources freely available on the Internet
OER Africa
jm: OER Africa is a project, headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, under the auspices of the South African Institute for Distance Education (SAIDE). OER Africa has been established to play a leading role in driving the development and use of Open Educational R
Welcome to |
jm: research into user-led content creation
Profile Cards: design your own Profile Card at Zazzle
jm: like moo via flickr - also like cafe press, too.
Google News Archive Search
70 Signs of Intelligent Life at YouTube | Open Culture
The Best Collaboration Tools
Lively - Google's Virtual Spacd
InternetNews Realtime IT News - DNS at Risk From Multivendor Cache Poisoning
Linden Labs and IBM Break the Metaverse Barrier, Teleport Across Virtual Worlds
Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video --
NECC 2008 Webcasts
Google Safe Browsing API - Google Code
Kevin Carmony's Blog: Xandros Acquires Linspire Assets in Secret Backroom Deal
Apple plugs 25 Mac OS X security vulnerabilities | Zero Day |
Netvibes : Public activity
Official Google Blog: Google learns to crawl Flash
Guinness bestows download record on Firefox
Commonwealth of Learning - Education for a Digital World
Proven strategies for effective online teaching. by dajbelshaw
Dylan's Couch
Campus copyright battle moves to textbook torrents
pretty clear that there's significant expertise with filesharing on college campuses, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that this expertise has been put to use with other copyrighted materials. by jschinker .
Brings all your web content together into a blog format. Swurl supports your existing blog, pictures, links, videos, and more. by kschroed
Songbird Media Player
Globaloria: Social Networks for Global Learning
kschroed - THE place for Kids on the Net
Broadband Internet? No thanks -
State Agencies Bring K-12 Education Content to iTunes U : July 2008 : THE Journal
"K-12 now has its own home within iTunes U" by cephalopodcast
Top News - ISTE unveils new tech standards for teachers
Optical illusion helps create fake speed bumps -
These could be put in school hallways - keep those student from running! Gary by Praxis6942
The missing 'links': Looking towards an augmented reality -
Soon you will not be able to escape - hyperlinks everywhere. Can see some uses for education but ... not sure,,,? Gary by Praxis6942
Top News - Software to students: 'I feel your pain'
"New technology could help educators know when their students are feeling frustrated, confused ..." Good educators often known that in any cases but ..... Gary by Praxis6942
Goodbye, XP. Hello, Midori | All about Microsoft |
reducing dependencies within Windows. And that’s what MinWin, the slimmed-down Windows core that Microsoft’s Core team has built (which supposedly won’t be at the heart of Windows 7) is all by jschinker
AT&T Knowledge Network Explorer: Blue Web'n Homepage
ISTE unveils new tech standards for teachers
ISTE Classroom Observation Tool
Empowering the 21st Century Superintendent
in gouldsboro fireworks - Google Search
Start your Drupal Powered Website Now! | DrupalCafe
Michael Wesch and the Future of Education
Online Collaboration Tools - New Technologies And Web Services
tipjoy | leave tips for stuff you love
Study Finds Men More Than Women Share Creative Work Online
Annotated link
A safe space for high school age students to explore, learn and create.
posterous - The place to post everything. Just email us.
Looks to be a bit like Tumblr but you email things to it and it displays them in a smart way.
News3Online is your breaking news center
Jeff Lebow for president? From JenW, among others
UK students outsource IT coursework to India
21st century 'collaboration' skills? - The "Real" Online Bookstore
Opensim/Drupal Integration for Education ~ Stephen's Web ~ by Stephen Downes
jm: la di da ... more about dave
Disruptive, Online Education to go Main Stream | Virtual Canuck
jm: it is sunday ... so a link from Terry Anderson (via Stephen Downes) :)
Mathemagenic » Reasons for using weblog to keep information bits
jm: from SD ... blog about blogging
U.S. Copyright Office - Search Copyright Records
.confusion: ICANN opens up Pandora's Box of new TLDs
Finding and Adding Creative Commons Images To Your Blog Posts | The Edublogger
jm: This post explains how to find and add creative commons Flickr images to blog posts.
Chat | MeGlobe™
Delicious Library 2
jm: seems a lot like library thing, but for more of your "stuff" - sorry mac only
iSpring Converts PowerPoint Presentations to Flash Video [Featured Windows Download]
Dajbelshaw Lifehacker on a plugin to make PPT to interactive Flash videos. Useful!
edubloggercon » Pearson Video Project
Wings 3d
Audio Network Production Music Library
ScreenSteps: Rapid Documentation Tool
builds documentation in the background giving you a template for capturing parts of a screen labeling and highlighting it, etc by vancestevens
From DebS: Searched for "bird" and got lots of specific species. Sure there are LOTS of other neat uses, too. From DebS: Searched for "bird" and got lots of specific species. Sure there are LOTS of other neat uses, too.
Password Manager + Automatic Form Filler for Mac OS X
Only for Mac but very useful. Have been using this for quite awhile. Gary by Praxis6942
Remember everything. | Evernote Corporation
Maybe this one has been mentioned before? "Evernote allows you to easily capture information in any environment using whatever device or platform you find most convenient, and makes this information accessible and searchable at any time, from anywhere."
Tools for Teaching and Learning - Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence
Not sure how useful this might be but worth a look. Gary by Praxis6942
from courosa and rundagj: Use this if you need to go over 140 characters in Twitter. Once it is sent out, others can add to it. Kinda neat.
Lost Souls | MetaFilter
"According to a new report, children in Sweden are becoming increasingly concerned by their parents' internet habits." by cephalopodcast
Study: women more shy about sharing creative works online
Boolify Project: An Educational Boolean Search Tool
bthat: Graphic Interface for searching. Could be very useful for teaching young people how to search using operators. Drag puzzle pieces and operators to create a search.
Marratech video collaboration, e-meeting and web conferencing on the Internet
krossbow: Marratech is a leading web conferencing provider... Universities, colleges and education bodies around the world are turning to Marratech Desktop Video Conferencing (DVC) to manage collaborative international research projects, broadening their - Free Online File Storage & Backup Space
The Dialectizer
In case you have any long, boring educational technology texts to read, this will make them more fun! ~From DebS by dschinker
Continuum of Technology Use | The Model Intelligent Classroom
Educational Technology Clearinghouse
Educator Library - TechHelp
From DebS: Looks Interesting
Samsung's Hope for Education
From DebS: Students write a 100 word essay on EdTech, can win $200K for your school! by dschinker
N.M. School Tries to Reach Students Via Podcast -
Interesting use of a Zune - I suppose it is one way of getting some use out of them since they have not been a great competitor to the iPod. Gary by Praxis6942
Rich Chart Live
TweetStats :: Graphin' Your Stats
Activity Theory for Web-Based Learning and Teaching
Pretty cool article on a theory that I didn't know much about. by bhwilkoff
Chirrup, a comment system for Twitter by Angry amoeba.
dajbelshaw: Allows people to comment on your blog via Twitter.
iPresentee - Keynote Objects
IE7Pro - The Ultimate Add-On for Internet Explorer
If you *have* to use IE, then probably best going for this one. by dajbelshaw
Only2Clicks - speed dial to favorite web site and make it your start page
Creates a page wehre several snapshots of other sites are all put together. Kind of like a more visual rss reader, minus the rss part. I was wrong, I thought it took screenshots and automatically updated them. Not nearly as cool as I thought it was. by
MySource Matrix Open Source CMS
Open Source Enterprise Content Management System (CMS) by dajbelshaw
Some printable paper rulers
Who needs long wooden sticks with lines on them? by mrkimmi
Timetoast timelines - About timetoast
Timetoast allows people to create interactive timelines, which they can share anywhere on the web. Anyone can join Timetoast and start creating and sharing their own timelines, all they need is a valid email address. It's completely free! by cyndidanne
k12learning20 » 23Things
Awards video - Conference 2008 - Events - About us - NCSL
Conference videos - 21st Century Learning Alliance awards by KristianStill
ZaidLearn: University Learning = OCW OER = FREE!
webwriter: A really excellent blog to read about learning. This post collects a huge list of open courseware and open educational resources in one place with explanations of each.
Global Voices Online
Demo Girl
Demogirl's Plurk screenast
Hackers Hijack Sites of Internet Organizations
Visual Understanding Environment
edstreamtv » NECC Streaming wiki
Education Week: Since NCLB Law, Test Scores on Rise
kid takes dad to court. wins back myspace.
Minnesota Virtual High School Graduates First Online Class : June 2008 : THE Journal
jm: virtual school is now "old skool" for this kids
University Learning = OCW + OER = FREE! ~ Stephen's Web ~ by Stephen Downes
jm: whoah! mego OER roundup
BBC NEWS | Technology | Firefox claims download success
jm: one of many articles on Firefox download day - The "Real" Online Bookstore
jm: cool way to "browse" the amazon book store ... just like being there
The New RSS Feed Reader Wars! |
jm: feed aggregator extravaganza
Pregnancy Boom at Gloucester High - TIME
jm: oh, my ...
Flickr Co-founders Join Mass Exodus From Yahoo
jm: wonder what (if anything) this means for Flickr?
Half an Hour: OLDaily Production
jm: Stephen reviews how he creates OLDaily ... cool
Timetoast Timelines | Create timelines, share them on the web.
Educational Benefits Of Social Networking Sites Uncovered
from bud hunt in twitter
FeedBooks: Make PDF's out of RSS feeds :: maps for the masses
Who Is the Greatest Modern-Day Thinker? - New York Times Blog
Dartmouth's 'Hostile' Environment -
"My students were very bully-ish, very aggressive, and very disrespectful," she told Tyler Brace of the Dartmouth Review. "They'd argue with your ideas." This caused "subversiveness," a principle English professors usually favor.
Code Rush, the Mozilla Documentary from 2000 -
Vuzit Online Document Viewer
ScrnShots: Share your inspiration
'Red Paperclip' Guy Is Ready to Trade His House | The Underwire from
Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Vulnerability
University of Minnesota study uncovers the educational benefits of social networking sites
UCF Study Finds Video Games Increase Student Achievement
30 Things a Canadian can do over the Canadian DMCA
Installing Windows XP On a Dell Means $50 Downgrade Surcharge
RSA - Clay Shirky
Clay Shirky (of 'Here Comes Everybody' fame) talking to the RSA about social media, etc. by dajbelshaw - deepest sender
Deepest Sender is a blogging client that runs inside Firefox, SeaMonkey, and XULRunner. What does this mean? Well, it means that instead of having to go to the Update page on LiveJournal/WordPress/Blogger/ by cephalopodcast
What’s the point of Second Life? - Teach42
Intersting article on SL edtech apps found courtesy of a tweet from Doug Symington. DebS by dschinker
Creative Commons salon in Brisbane
FreePoverty - Knowing Helps
F1 for Kids
U study praises educational value of MySpace, Facebook
Professor: Web 2.0 an awkward fit for the academic world
YouTube may make a lousy place to hold a class, but that doesn't mean that the YouTube experience isn't shaping the expectations of students, especially those engaged in online learning. by cephalopodcast
LEGO Digital Designer : Virtual Building Software
Young Minds, Fast Times: The Twenty-First-Century Digital Learner | Edutopia
I think the Student 2.0 group would agree! by dschinker - a listening-based learning
Winter Solstice | CMIS Evaluation Technology Focus
HotChalk Learning Environment | Welcome & Login
640 WHLO-AM Akron/Canton's News and Talk Station
From DebS: Be careful about grounding your kids for online activities, at least in Canada... by dschinker
Hee hee! More fun that TinyURL (-: (From DebS) by dschinker
Lookybook | Home
From DebS as found through the Tech Chick Tips blog: For folks with younger ones around... by dschinker
NECC 2008 Podcasters beware! New ISTE policy on new media conference coverage » Moving at the Speed of Creativity
Full video/audio capture of NECC sessions and activities is strictly prohibited without express written permission from BOTH: 1.) the session presenter/s, and 2.) ISTE. by jschinker
NineHub | Free, Easy, Reliable and Secure Moodle Hosting
Get a free Moodle website with various forms of authentication, user signup and modules installed! by dajbelshaw
feedly: a more social and magazine-like start page
Start page that integrates Twitter, RSS, etc. by dajbelshaw
Google Earth Education Community
Edupunk or Educational Leader? | David Truss :: Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts
From DebS: More Edupunk discussion - but this one is discussion worthy, methinks! by dschinker
Seth's Blog: Random thoughts about the Kindle
From DebS: Potential future application in schools to replace textbooks. Perhaps we will forget about 1:1 laptops and focus on 1:1 Kindles. (NOT saying this is necessarily a good idea, just a possible one...) by dschinker ...
My Top 10 Google Search Shortcut Tips | Duct Tape Marketing Blog
DebS: Interesting tricks
MR Tech Toolkit
The primary goal of this extension is to provide the tools needed to install and manage extensions and themes locally. Special note - This allows you make extensions that are not yet compatible with FFX 3 work. Results can vary greatly and may crash but
Seth's Blog: Superheroes
From DebS: Goes well with ddraper's Students 2.0 post... by dschinker
Drape's Takes: Revisiting Students 2.0
From DebS: Read the comments - juicy. Preaching to the choir or making a real difference? Jen W and I had this discussion just tonight, and I know it's been bouncing around in EdTech land for a while now. by dschinker
Connectivism Blog
From DebS: I'm sure Dave's already read this, but I stumbled upon it after installing and playing with Feedly... by dschinker
Aging boomers fuel 'brain fitness' explosion -
This needs a great deal more science behind it. Not much yet - will be interesting to seek how this is promoted. Gary by Praxis6942
SocialTech: Young People and Social Networking Services
Spread Firefox | Download Day 2008
From DebS: Did you get your certificate? YOU didn't, JohnS, you slow adopter, you!
The Hype Worked: Firefox 3 Downloaded 8.3 Million Times In First 24 Hours
Innovate-Live 2008_13
Dave's presentation about.. rhizomatics.
Welcome to Zon! | Enter Zon
Free web-based game to learn about the language and culture of China. Gary by Praxis6942
Remote Access: Are You One of the 16%?
Great questions for teachers and admins. by dschinker
edtechpost » PLE Diagrams
Collection of Personal Learning Environment diagrams by dajbelshaw
injenuity » Down In Front
Jennifer D. Jones' inspired post about what gets in the way of learning (should be a poster!) by dajbelshaw
Online Stopwatch
Math For Kids - By
BBC - OneMusic - Sample Bank
Over 1,000 free music samples for you to use by cephalopodcast
Presentations ETC Homepage
Free presentation resources for students & teachers! by cephalopodcast
Can't Pop Popcorn with a Cell Phone
oops. Can't pop popcorn with cell phones after all. by jschinker
Digital Ethnography » Blog Archive » Teaching with Twitter
How to teach with Twitter by dajbelshaw
Connectivism - LTCWiki
"Connectivism and Connective Knowledge is a twelve week course that will explore the concepts of connectivism and connective knowledge and explore their application as a framework for theories of teaching and learning." G. Siemens and S.Downes, by skom
TannerVision: ASUS EeePC pilot project update
A teacher's discussion on how his school is using Asus Eee PCs (note: not using home directories anymore - just Internet storage) by dajbelshaw - Interactive Games
Lots of games by mrkimmi
Internet addiction is a 'clinical disorder'
AFI ScreenNation
an online video posting-and-sharing community from the AFI Screen Education Center, targeted at middle- and high-school students (mailed to edtech@)
John Locker: The Smartest Free Documentaries Online
International Edubloggers Directory: Events Calendar
The New - Blog
Kaltura - Open Source Video Platform
The Open Habitat Project | Openhabitat v. 0.2.2
Wiki - The Science of Spectroscopy
Pontydysgu - Bridge to Learning » Blog Archive » Rhizomatic learning, ubiquitous computing, mobile devices and Personal Learning Environments
The Internet is Rhizomatic
Hockey Equipment | Living Archives development site.
Why giving poor kids computers doesn't improve scholastic performance. - By Ray Fisman - Slate Magazine
BBC NEWS | Technology | Blogger arrests hit record high
kristian Still
Exploratree - Exploratree by FutureLab
kristian still
SpaceTime TV
Wordle - Declaration
doug: The US Declaration of Independence as wordle'd by JS.
The Associated Press to Set Guidelines for Using Its Articles in Blogs -
dschinker: Good thing this article wasn't on the AP...
YouTube - Film making (Brian Smith)
dajbelshaw: Video on digital literacy and why we need to teach more than text in schools.
831 wiki... maybe a repost, but excellent resource
In the trenches online learning to small towns
Free Online Radio - Internet Radio | BlogTalkRadio
jm: from durff in skype chat ... like ett but for all topics ...
Innovate: Rhizomatic Education: Community as Curriculum
js: Dave spam
Thinkfinity for Educators
Mutapic_01.swf (application/x-shockwave-flash Object)
Learning 2.0 : 23 things you can do to become web 2.0 savvy
List of Communities, Virtual Worlds, and Social Networks for Youth, Boomers, Retired, and Beyond
50 Things Everyone Should Know How To Do
PodiPodi - The magical box - Enhance your website with PodiPodi box for your visitors!
The Machine That Changed the World: Great Brains -
Wordle - EdTechTalk Delicious #2
Wordle - ETT Delicious #1
Printable Paper
OpenOffice tutorials - Online OpenOffice training
EdTechTalk Mobile Edition
TotSpot - A place for kids
a place for parents to publish a page about their kids and share with family and friends. It's part online babybook, parent journal, and social network.
Let the SPIT wars begin
Update: Google, Yahoo strike ad deal
Field Guide to Firefox 3
Buzz Lightyear in Orbit
Math, science games, concepts about gravity and more. Gary
kristian stil - Create. Share. Socialize
kristian still Social Networking similar to NING
kristian still: Creative Art Work Abstract
Joomla, - Google Search
pgoaener: Joomla! - Content Management System and Web Application Framework.
jm: chat with others on any firefly chat enabled site
ISS EarthKAM Registration
Moodstream™ by Getty Images
100 Helpful Web Tools for Every Kind of Learner | College@Home
Adobe ConnectNow web conferencing from
Freeverse: Apps: BumperCar 2.0- Web Browser for Kids
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada - My Privacy, My Choice, My Life
kristianstill: ICT Online awareness
Afterworld - Channel4
KristianStill: Is there a piece of fictional writing in there?
skomadina: Scienticic calculator for IWB, resourceses for promethean whiteboards
Multiply - Secure, Family-Friendly Media Sharing
BBC - KS2 Bitesize -Games - Questionaut
kristianstill: Journey through strange worlds and test your knowledge of English, Maths and Science on this magical mission to recover your friend’s h
Traveler IQ Challenge
Geography tester great intro activity -- KristianStill
Small Worlds
pellerman: a browser based Virtual World
Lost Titles, Forgotten Rhymes: How to Find a Novel, Short Story, or Poem Without Knowing its Title or Author (Virtual Programs & Services, Library of Congress)
The description tells it all. Gary
The Big Contest ~ Stephen's Web ~ by Stephen Downes
Connectivism - LTCWiki
We Are Together
KristianStill: Filmed over three years, 'We Are Together' is an award winning documentary which tells the remarkable and moving story of a group of children who use music to overcome hardship and loss.
BBC - Learning Zone Clips Library
J.K. Rowling Speaks at Harvard Commencement : Harvard Magazine
Taft in the South
mjmonty: An 8th grade middle school social studies teacher from Wisconsin is currently traveling throughout the deep south, learning about the many important events in US history that took place there in the 19th and 20th centuries with audio podcasts,
Microsoft UK Schools News Blog : Digital Literacy Curriculum: Now Available as SCORM Objects
Kristian Still: SCORM Microsoft Learning Resources
webwriter: eTraining Operating Kit is an extension to OpenOffice that uses templates and javascript to author e-learning courses. Download from OpenOffice site ro Includes interactive quiz templates.
Top News - Animal-rights groups push for virtual dissection
Taught biology for many years - this is an interesting debate. I can see why frogs might not be the first choice of many biology teachers but using virtual dissection for a pig embryo seems to be a step backwards. Gary
dajbelshaw: Domain Name Value, History, Stats Tool and Forums
Teen drivers ignore cell phone restrictions - Wireless-
Can't wait until they get an iPhone? Gary
Learning Activity Patterns - Graffletopia
Jason: If you have a Mac and you have OmniGraffle and you want to model Learning Activity Patterns in e-learning 2.0 environment, this might be useful.
N.Y. attorney general forces ISPs to curb Usenet access | The Iconoclast - politics, law, and technology - CNET
JS: Time Warner Cable will cease to offer customers access to any Usenet newsgroups, a decision that will affect customers nationwide. Sprint said it would no longer offer any of the tens of thousands of alt.* Usenet newsgroups. Verizon's plan is to e
Advanced Online Collaboration for Creative Professionals | Octopz
Pageflakes - Teacher's Edition
ulrich: Pageflake is a site that allows you to build your own Homepage in a iGoogle style using flakes (widgets). It could be used as an organizer or a personal learning environment for professional development. You can customize this page by adding and d
Cisco On-Stage TelePresence Holographic Video Conferencing
kschroed: World's first live holographic video feed from California USA to Bangalore, India via Cisco On-Stage Telepresence.
Nielsen: Teens Biggest Users of Online Video
praxis: any big surprise? - gary
TeacherLED — Interactive Whiteboard Resources For Teachers
Moodstream™ by Getty Images
alice: TOTALLY cool images paired with audio based on mood.
Torrent Relay - Download torrents without a client
courosa: Download torrents without software.
ZAC Browser - Zone for Autistic Children
courosa and dabelshaw: A browser for autistic children. Too bad it's Windows only.
Judge unknowingly posts sexually explicit matter on his website public
injenuity » Trapped in a Ning
jm: good discussion post from jen? - Portable software for USB drives
jm: from sharon via twitter ... cool
Foxit Software
jm: pdf view with annotation (highlighting, etc) features. Free, but with embedded copyright unless by $39 version. seems a bit "invasive" from setup, but ...?
Main Page - GNUpdf
jm: GNU PDF project ... don't get to excited "Juggler" not even started ... :(
Tracker Software Products Ltd - Homepage - Products for End-Users - PDF-XChange
jm: pdf viewer allows annotation - sorry windows only? - Upload - Annotate - Share. Online document review and collaboration - PDF, Word and HTML
jm: this is a great tool as a way to annotate files when reading or to collaborate with others.
tutpup - play, compete, learn
Spray Your Updates Everwhere with » CogDogBlog
Revoluminary | The Global Learning Community
Camera not working properly in video message
Annotated link
info about installing gimp on vista
Obama vs McCain Website Smackdown - ReadWriteWeb
Say Goodbye to Adobe Creative Suite |
jm: adobe suite of online collaboration tools ... limited but promising
Protecting Kids Online
Kids get to find out when they should die. environmentally speaking
This has left me kinda speachless. Overread from one teacher in OZ "justifiable"
Official Google Blog: One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
jm: news you can't use
Unleashing The Tribe: small passionate communities
Assuming Too Much About The Web We See | Common Craft - Explanations In Plain English
jm: commoncraft in the echochamber ...
WikiAudio - WikiAudio
jm: The purpose of Wikiaudio is to be an easily accessible user created database of information pertaining to the art and science of anything audio or sound related.
annotation tools for YouTube
jm: YouTube annotation features
Free Online Radio Streaming Platform - iRadeo
jm: iRadeo is a free online radio platform that allows anyone to stream their MP3 / WAV files. Once installed, iRadeo will automatically detect and stream any supported file format that has been uploaded to the specified directory.
Net Gen Nonsense
jm: netgen? real or imagined? Cast your opinion
Say Goodbye to Adobe Creative Suite
jm: opensource alternatives of the products in the creative suite
Obama vs McCain Website Smackdown
jm: politics2.0 - check out the updated campaign sites for web2.0 "goodness", really?
Freeport VM - Our Product
Wikia Search launches the hackable search engine
Rod's Pulse Podcast
This podcast is for anyone interested in learning how to use and create podcasts, and other e-learning tools. - Rodney B. Murray, Ph.D., Thomas Jefferson University
Gmail: What's been keeping the Gmail team busy
School AUP 2.0 | Main / HomePage browse
'Hockey Night In Canada' Is Over, Thanks to Licensing Spat
Looking for a new hockey song, eh?
Your life, on the line -
jm: geeks seem to be liking plurk as a twitter alternative
Totlol - Video for Toddlers, Infants, Preschoolers and Parents
community-moderated video website designed to be enjoyed by those between the ages of 6 months and 6 years.
Chatterous | Chat
combines IM, sms, and email into a chat service - the unofficial google shell.
Welcome to Similarr - Meet People with Similar Interests
Lost cameras phone home to catch thieves
PDF Writer and Reader
jm: INVESTIGATE before downloading, but shows promise as a pdf writer with ANNOTATION features only found in acrobat ... hmmm?
SlideRocket - The Best Online Presentation Software.
SlideRocket is a web application that provides everything you need to design professional quality presentations, manage and share libraries of slides and assets, and to deliver presentations in person or remotely over the web. by dajbelshaw
Welcome - SoundCloud
SoundCloud is an online audio platform for music professionals. We got fed up with the crappy tools available for sending and receiving music and felt we’d do things a little different. This is our version of how things should be. by dajbelshaw
World-News: Popcorn with the cell phone - Popcorn mit dem Handy
krossbow: Popcorn popping using cellphones
WebHome < FMPlan < Future Melbourne Wiki
rubyfire: Welcome to the Future Melbourne wiki, where you can edit the plan for the future of our city!
Mind Tools - Helping you to live an excellent life!
Renting Twitter: Path to Profitability?
Living | Yearbook "oops": spell-check lessons | Seattle Times Newspaper
Spell-checking run amuck. Gary
Read at Work
Read books at work by making them look like powepoint presentations. High marks for interesting interface. Not too many books to read yet.
Welcome to
Got data to visualise? Import it or paste it here to create graphs and charts. by amiddlet50
krossbow: Why doesn't it convert units of volume/energy/velocity...? currently converts all major (and some obscure) units of length, area and mass. Other dimensions will be added in the near future.
List of Educational Web 2.0 Apps to Jumpstart Your Productivity
krossbow: There are a lot of great web 2.0 apps aimed at students. Here is a list of 25 apps that will jumpstart your productivity and help you become a better student today.
Microsoft Extends XP Deadline for Low-Cost PCs -
Design Stencils - Yahoo! Design Pattern Library
Mock-ups of iPhone, etc. to use on websites and blogs quickly and easily by dajbelshaw
Shades | Software | Charcoal Design
dajbelshaw: Shades is a FREE utility for controlling the brightness of your screen. It runs in the background providing always-available fine-grained control over the brightness of your display via a slick Mac-like interface
dajbelshaw: WHAT IS FILMCLUB? The answer is simple: FILMCLUB is a new service run by movie-lovers to introduce kids to the wonder of films. How? By helping teachers and pupils form clubs in schools to show fantastic movies from every era and every corner
Wikio - Monthly rankings for the most influential blogs in the UK blogosphere
Twenty Minutes for Tech
krossbow: This site supports the podcast. Listen to the Twenty for Tech podcast - a group of K12 Instructional Technology educators who are out in the trenches supporting teachers, administrators and staff in the quest for exquisite tech integration in th
Urban Dictionary, June 2: Chuck a Spaz
ulrich: Urban Dictionary is a slang dictionary worth your definitions.
AUP 2.0 at
Doug Belshaw's take on Acceptable Use Policies in a Web 2.0 world
ETTatNECC » home
Perceptual Experiment
Pownce Wedding Proposal: Note From Stellaire
Speaker Sneak Peeks! | Drupal Camp Alberta 2008
jm: la di da for Dave (he is becoming my link source these days)
Annotated link
Ed Tech Crew
….conversations about using technology in education
Edupunk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scout Report - May 22th, 2008
jm: annual roundup of favorite links from the Scout Report from where ... oh, yeah! Wisconsin
Responding to potential subversiveness
jm: hmmm ... would such a common sense approach actually work?
LaterLoop: Read Webpages Later on Your Phone or Anywhere
jm: sounds kind of cool, but don't want to give my google password?
Are you an ‘Edupunk’? I’m not. at
jm: edupunk
Call for Papers — COSL
jm: Open Ed Conf. Call for proposal
Insoshi Portal
jm: new open source social networking platform
The Stump Thunk The Punk Stunk
jm: more edupunk junk
Making Sense Of New Technologies And Media: An Opinionated Digest by George Siemens - June 1 08 - Robin Good's Latest News
jm: I missed the George Siemens is writing for Robin Good?
Thinkfinity for Educators
the cornerstone of Verizon Foundation's literacy, education and technology initiatives. Goal is to improve student achievement in traditional classroom settings and beyond by providing high-quality content and extensive professional development training.
SEOmoz's Web 2.0 Awards - Just the Winners
Repositories of Primary Sources
copyrightfriendly » home
World's strangest looking animals -
Music Rules 2: Top 60 Music Websites That Deliver the Greatest Free Music
B. Brainy / Latest Links
All Things D: The FCC's Chairman and Verizon Wireless's CEO On Broadband Speeds and Net Neutrality
Tag Galaxy
sroseman: Tag Galaxy is another in a long line of Flickr API visualizations. While I've seen several tag based visualizations for Flickr this one is particularly playful. You can move the globe, click on an image, and see more information about the photo.
Is Clifford Stoll Autistic? | Gilroy Was Here Be sure to go back to home page!!!
"This site is my personal experiment in Internet Marketing and Social Media. On one hand, my main goal is to market the Internet itself as a useful tool for people. I feel the Internet gets a bad rep at times." by sroseman
The Real Fight Over Fake News - Bits - Technology - New York Times Blog
js: Until recently, few of the main made-for-cable programs have been available to watch in full over the Internet, even as broadcast networks have started streaming full episodes of most of their shows. The reason is that cable and satellite systems pay
AdSense for RSS Feeds Set to Launch Next Week
Google-owned FeedBurner is set to launch AdSense for RSS next week according to a post on the company’s blog. Much like the AdSense for Web sites, AdSense for RSS will show contextual text advertising in publisher’s RSS feeds. In other words, if you
Educational Technology and Life » Dissertation: MMORPGs in Education
Mark Wagner's dissertation on Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games in Education. by dajbelshaw
About Add-Art | Add-Art
Add-Art is a free FireFox add-on which replaces advertising on websites with curated art images. The art shows are updated every two weeks and feature contemporary artists and curators. by krossbow
UCTV--University of California Television
Podcasts and Vidcasts for teachers and students by dajbelshaw
Create animations quickly and easily using built-in webcams. by dajbelshaw
Oxfam - Mapping Our World
Mapping our World is a whiteboard teaching product for 8 to 14 year olds. It explores the relationship between maps and globes, and how different projections influence our perception of the world. by dajbelshaw
Young Minds, Fast Times: The Twenty-First-Century Digital Learner - Marc Prensky | Educational Origami
Observations on learning in the 21st century. by dajbelshaw
Immune Attack » Home
The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) presents Immune Attack™, an educational video game that introduces basic concepts of human immunology to high school and entry-level college students. by dajbelshaw
Athabasca University Press - The Theory and Practice of Online Learning
jm: Terry Anderson (ed) Second Edition up on Theory and Practice of Online Learning
Taking a measure of ICT integration. | Educational Origami
Useful way of measuing ICT integration in an organization by dajbelshaw
Image reflection generator - create reflections with Reflection Maker
School of Everything
Can sign up as either teacher or student and share stuff with the world. by dajbelshaw Operating System
TinySong | Type in a song and make a free music link to share music with friends
krossbow: After 10 minutes this along with Grooveshark became one of my favorites for playing streaming music. To share a song just search for an artist or song title. Here's one that is appropriate for around this time of year.
Flickr: Brooklyn Museum's Photostream
Following the Library of Congress more museums and collections are using Flickr to get the image out. via Assorted Stuff - by krossbowFollowing the Library of Congress more museums and collections are using Flickr t
Are video games healthful? - Games -
Money for research - they probably have little trouble getting subject volunteers among certain age groups. Gary
tweme -
YouTube - Let's Fight It Together
An anti-cyberbullying video that shows the consequences of bully's actions. 6:30 long, useful for assemblies/form time? by dajbelshaw
On the Uses and Abuses of Laptops in Education | Beyond School
Some great comments by students on schools trying to 'look cool' by giving out laptops. by dajbelshaw
Adoptic » Home
A place to promote your blog posts, in exchange for promoting those of others. by dajbelshaw - Home
Maybe thiis has been listed before but it looks interesting. Gary.
Text 2 Mind Map - An online text to mind map converter
Send Messages to Twitter with Voice by dajbelshaw
Microsoft Education <br>US Specialist Team Blog
Learn about online collaboration with Microsoft Office Live Workspace
skomadina: If you want to do real-time screen sharing, you can download the Microsoft SharedView beta for Windows here. The Office Live Update and SharedView are currently only available for Windows. Has anyone used this? (Edtechtalkers)
Facebook To Open Source Facebook Platform
Discovering Biology in a Digital World : Teaching in the digital world, part I: technology is not always your friend
"Teaching an on-line course turned out to be as much a learning experience for me as it was for my students. Now, it's time to step back and reflect on what was learned." by cephalopodcast
Share videos, Create compilations, Add slides and annotations | Omnisio
Windows 7 Features Revealed
The biggest "feature" is the touch and multi-touch integration, which takes many of its roots from Microsoft's Surface Table, and will be available as an interface options for other apps. by jschinker
A more appropriate Twitter error page (now with conjugations) by cephalopodcast
XNeat: Always On Top, Transparent Window, Send To Tray, TaskBar Manager Sorter Arranger
Political Humor 404 Error Page Generator by
We've created this 404 Error tool to allow you to create your own opinion about ANYTHING and be heard! We've provided the pictures of various political figures, so feel free to use them or upload your own image to create your custom 404 page!
Presentations ETC Homepage
Keeping Science In Children's Orbit -
Effect of No Child Left Behind on science education. Although not directly related to educational technology it does have implications for the future. Hope our American friends can correct the direction this is taking. Gary
Curriculum Materials for Teachers
Microsoft is pleased to offer teachers these training and curriculum materials. The materials include a range of professional development resources, curriculum and learning materials designed to support teachers in developing further skills. by dajbels
E2BN FlashMeeting
Top News - Scientists release educational computer game
May be useful but apparently not for Mac unless you have an Intel-based Mac running Windows XP - too bad - missing part of the educational market. Gary
Open Conference Systems | Public Knowledge Project
jm: free software to coordinate conf. proposals
Wired Campus: Frustrated With Corporate Course-Management Systems, Some Professors Go 'Edupunk' -
The obligatory edupunk post - Open Monologue
Responding to potential subversiveness - Ideas and Thoughts from an EdTech
Lesson Writer
Flashcards: matching, hangman, crossword, word search, word scramble and flash cards
Grooveshark Lite - Listen to Music Online
Spread Firefox | Download Day 2008
edubloggercon East» BLC2008
Introducing Edupunk | BlogHer
iEARN - International Education and Resource Network | Semantically-Interlinked Online Communities
educon21 » home
Status of support of Windows Vista for Connect 6
jm: How can this be??? Just had a class session canceled because guest presenter on a Vista machine. Adobe's core products don't work with Microsoft's core products - 2 of the biggest names in tech! Maybe Microsoft should step away from the Yahoo negotiat
Apple 2.0 Apple takes delivery of 188 mysterious ocean containers
awesome screenshot program
Home (designedtoinspire)
jm: my test of google sites ... combo between google docs and google groups, right?
EdTechTalk - FriendFeed
jm: I created an EdTechTalk room in friendfeed, but I have no idea what that means :) blogging
jm: scribble live - backchannel your event
edtechtalk May blogging
jm: let's try scribble live ...
Universal Education Search - ccLearn
jm: OER search ... is this the answer?
Dimdim: dimdim releases open source eagle - dimdim releases open source eagle - read the pdf from May 19th
jm: dimdim releases open source eagle - read the pdf from May 19th
20 Ways to Learn a Language Online - ReadWriteWeb
jm: more cools links for language learning
My Ed.D. thesis proposal: What does it mean to be ‘digitally literate’? at
jm: doug bleshaw's "openness" re: his personal educational journey ... cool!
Power of the Backchannel
jm: from sd
Rifflet, A Home for Unfinished Songs
jm: cc licensed unfinished songs ... collaborate away
Google Sites Opens Up For Everyone
jm: was once part of google apps or orgs, now for anyoneg
Teaching and Learning With Twitter 2008
jm: SD take on JJ's post ... interesting take on bridging to the other 98%
Unbundling college courses will challenge universities
jm: will it? - Flowchart software - Create Flowcharts Online with Realtime collaboration - [Beta v2.0 build 6997]
jm: An online multi-user, real-time collaboration flowchart software. Doesn't require any software download and works with your favorite browser such as FireFox, IE, Opera, Safari, Konquerer, etc. via ehub
jm: A free reminder service that offers easy-to-use system of birthdays and events with alarms that you define for yourself. You can enter repeating and one-time events, add pre-defined hot events, import your email contacts, get birthdays with a single c
jm: like feedfriend
TED | TEDBlog: XO laptop redesign: Pics!
Networking with Twitter - My Twitter Stats » Onlinesapiens Blog
Digital Wish
Magic Pen by Alejandro Guillen
keskes1: talked about a 18 months ago but one of many nice diagram tools
Spoof Website Christopher Columbus @ All About Explorers
skrbl: easy to share online whiteboard
keskes1: talked about 18 months ago, but a really nice product!
voo2do : simple, beautiful web-based to-do lists
Top News - Index reveals what kids are searching for online
Probably what you would expect in an American school setting. Would be interesting to compare this to other countries. Gary
OLPC 2.0 coming; will project survive to see its launch?
New OLPC Laptop coming -- no keyboard, two touch screen displays, only $75 -- maybe.
BBC NEWS | Technology | Design revamp for '$100 laptop'
Another development and "At the MIT event, Prof Negroponte announced the resumption of the Get-One-Give-One programme to allow people in wealthy nations to buy two XO laptops and donate one to a child in a developing country. The programme will be open to
UsingMac - 101 Must Know Quick Leopard Tips
krossbow Some very cool and hidden tips. Somedays I really need the Eliza one.
Shareaholic :: Firefox Add-ons
ALA | Children's book on male penguins raising chick tops ALA's 2007 list of most challenged books
arvind: list of most-challenged books in American libraries. Give me a break people.
Virtual classroom at the University of Central Florida puts teachers to the test -- --
jason: The troublemaker is one of five computer-generated students inhabiting a high-tech virtual future teachers a chance to practice important class-control and teaching skills by using realistic classroom scenarios.
May 2008 snapshot of UK HE and FE developments in SL
dajbelshaw: gRSShopper is a personal web environment that combines resource aggregation, a personal dataspace, and personal publishing. It allows you to organize your online content any way you want to, to import content - your own or others'.
SLanguages 2008
Conference about Language Learning in Second Life - MyStudiyo Prizes & Comptetitions - Create a quiz, embed it on your site or blog, all in just 5 minutes!
Google Sites now open to everyone
jm: out of goolgle apps avail for anyone
YouTube - We Think
Dictionary, learn languages, online quizzes -
Open Thinking & Digital Pedagogy » EC&I 831 - Voicethread Reflections
21st Century Technology Tools by Liz Davis (Book) in Education & Language
Thank you Liz
Can your cat do this? on Seesmic
Blogamp - Audiocasting for the masses
TechRadium sues Blackboard over patent
The Photoshop Anthology: 101 Web Design Tips, Tricks & Techniques - PDF Only - SitePoint Books
Free download for a limited period of time. Maybe useful for those that use Photoshop, Gary
TED | Talks | Steven Pinker: The stuff of thought (video)
vance: In an exclusive preview of his book The Stuff of Thought, Steven Pinker looks at language and how it expresses what goes on in our minds -- and how the words we choose communicate much more than we realize.
The Friend of a Friend (FOAF) project
ulrich: The Friend of a Friend (FOAF) project. The Friend of a Friend (FOAF) project is creating a Web of machine-readable pages describing people, the links between them and the things they create and do. FOAF is about your place in the Web, and the Web'
searchCrystal - Home
Microsoft Issues Statement Regarding Yahoo!: Microsoft announced that it is continuing to explore and pursue its alternatives to improve and expand its online services and advertising business.
jm: HOT Off the press ... Microhoo may be back in play
TLt Summit
Science Museum - Launchpad Online - Launchball
kristian Still
kristian Still I visual art / math blocks application
Yearbook photos botched in 'unfortunate lapse' -
The downside of teaching people to manipulate photos...Dschink
Idioms Defined & Translated
Useful idiom site in English, Spanish, & French
100+ Open Courseware Collections for Aspiring Web Devs
25 Reasons to Convert to Linux, compiled by The Linux Information Project
MySpace wins $234 million antispam judgment | Tech news blog - CNET Launches: Check Your Site For Spelling Erors
CBS Corporation To Acquire CNET Networks, Inc.: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance
YouTube - Learning to change
arvind: fantastic video on the future of education
Curriculum Materials For Teachers - Materials for ICT Teachers
Passive multiplayer online game
kristianStill: This game allows you to leave traps or gifts on any web page. You can also take missions across the internet, discovering new content while leveling up.
Oddcast - Home
Games in Education
inquire2learn » home
20 Useful Tools to Make Web Development More Efficient | Six Revisions
js: No more sneaking porn into the US.
ivan krstić · code culture » Sic Transit Gloria Laptopi
arivind a long, but interesting article from someone who left the One Laptop Per Child program. He is obviously unhappy with the direction of the program and lays out why.
Teacher Network, A Free & Fun Teacher Social Network - imbee - - Industrious Kid
jason This was mentioned on the last Lullabot podcast. b
Dimdim - the world's free web meeting
skomadina ja se zovem serge a pewe mi je mali bibo sa peticama
Clipart ETC Homepage
krossbow Welcome to quality educational clipart. Every item comes with a choice of image size and format as well as complete source information for proper citations in school projects. No advertisement-filled pages with pop-up windows or inappropriate lin
Top News - Parents unsure about kids' digital media use
More about the digital divide - some of this is a bit depressing. May parents-in-law (in their 80's) and my children (in their 20's) both use Nintendo DS but many of the parents surveyed don't get it. Gary
Read me first: Taking your laptop into the US? Be sure to hide all your data first | Technology | The Guardian
js No more sneaking porn into the US.
TweetWheel - Find out which of your Twitter friends know each other!
Smithsonian: Science and Technology
Worth looking at again. Gary
Bill Gates Introduces Touch Wall
mrich Looks, familiar, eh? SMARTtech may need to step up their game!
Adobe Labs - Buzzword
jason: Adobe does Google Docs.
Welcome | Creative Commons
kschroed Creative Commons provides free tools that let authors, scientists, artists, and educators easily mark their creative work with the freedoms they want it to carry.
Physics Educations Simulations
Useful of physics teachers? Gary
BBC NEWS | Technology | '$100 laptop' platform moves on
gary: The drama continues. Gary
CPMP-Tools Software
kschroed: CPMP-Tools is a suite of both general purpose and custom software tools designed to support student investigation and problem solving in the 2nd edition Core-Plus Mathematics texts. math
mrich1911 The "FlickR" of the mobile phone! - Blabberize Your Pictures
kschroed: Make talking pictures out of your regular pictures.
ZCubes - Do It All, Browse, Paint, Teach, Draw, Play, Write, Publish, Handwrite, Watch, Listen, Network, Learn or Sketch, Create Albums, Homepages, Greeting Cards, read News, create documents, Create presentations, slide shows, spreadsheet, resume, zpaint
kschroed: ZCubesTM is the world's first website where you can seamlessly browse, calculate, create, edit, draw, hand-write, watch, listen, paint, publish, search, type, print, network, teach, learn, love, and work.
Utah State OpenCourseWare — Free Online Course Materials — USU OpenCourseWare
kschroed: Utah State OpenCourseWare is a collection of educational material used in our formal campus courses, and seeks to provide people around the world with an opportunity to access high quality learning opportunities.
YouTube - Learning to Change-Changing to Learn
YouTube - A Vision of K-12 Students Today
Read The Words
YouTube - The Evolution of Digital Communities
dajbelshaw: Ethan Zuckerman talks about the history of digital communities as a primer for a panel on the community dimensions of the media. The panel was part of Beyond Broadcast 2006.
What Are We Protecting Them From? : May 2008 : THE Journal
BBC NEWS | Technology | '$100 laptop' embraces Windows XP
praxis: "The founder of One Laptop Per Child (OLPC), which developed the machines, denied the move was a "desperate new measure" to secure more orders." but "I liken running Windows in dual boot on the laptop as exactly what Apple did on their machines,"
jm: search wikipedia articles by topic, phrase or question
Mozilla Developer News » Blog Archive » Firefox 3 Release Candidate now available for download
jm: Firefox 3 release candidate up
OPML Resources for ReadWriteWeb Readers
jm: looking to freshen up your RSS feeds?
Schools will have until 2009 to buy Windows XP
jm: more on XP
7 Leading Browser-based Video Conference Tools | VoIP Sol
jm: browser based video conference tools
Confirmed: Wired Buying Ars Technica
jm: a lot of web 2.0 financial filtering this week
Event Marketing | Online Calendar | Spongecell
jm: would this have a place on ETT?
Snackr is an RSS Addict's Dream Come True
jm: Streaming RSS on your desktop - Adobe AIR Application Showcase, Tutorials and Resources
jm: Can someone remind me what AIR is all about?
FedEx using Drupal
jm: cool
Permanent Link to on being together
jm: TLt2008
The Associated Press: Study: Cox, Comcast Internet subscribers blocked
jm: update to Jeff's story
Aptana Studio | Aptana
jm: anyone try this?
CBS Corporation To Acquire CNET Networks, Inc.: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance
jm: hope nothing changes :(
jm: blogosphere all a flutter ... what is it?
Virtual Learning » Dancing with the devil: a view from Blackboard’s European conference
jm: a moodle user from Open University on BB
Angel Rolls Out LMS 7.3, Strikes Integration Deal with Elluminate
jm: angel to include elluminate
FeedKiller. Make your own RSS mix.
Convert Youtube and Myspace Video to MP3! Only at
LiveMarks - SWiK
Ask500 - Public Opinion Polls for the World
Cool Websites, Software and Internet Tips
dajbelshoaw: A discussion board for using Wiimotes in unusual ways (IWBs, etc.)
Eduslide: Create and Deliver your own tutorials - Free
webwriter: Create online courses or tutorials using templates. Collaborate with others
ABC News: Teacher's Boozy MySpace Scotches Job
Photojojo » Play Nicely With Others: Games to Play With Your Camera
krossow: In an effort to explore these new (and somewhat suspicious) avenues of “fun” and “games” we respectfully present our findings on the subject: five games you can play with your camera and photos. Apply the games mentioned in this post to e
iConnect iLearn in the 21st Century
8 Easy Firefox Tweaks for Super Fast Web Browsing by mad WAHM
from kjarrett
Parents unsure about kids' digital media use
67 % of parents said they did not think the web helped teach their kids how to communicate. 87 % did not believe the web helped their kids learn how to work with others. 3 out of 4 did not believe the web can teach kids to be responsible in communities.
Kappan Author Interview Podcast Series
Phi Delta Kappan — The Journal for Education. They have some education podcasts that might be of interest.
School AUP 2.0 | Main / HomePage browse
Low-income kids to get laptops | | The Greenville News
More OLPC news. Gary
YoYo Games | Make
gakschroed: memaker 7 - free (and almost free) software to develop educational games
Domain Tools: Whois Lookup and Domain Suggestions
Drape's Takes: Edublogger Etiquette Used and New: Asus Eee PC 4G (7" Screen, 800 MHz Intel Celeron Processor, 512 MB RAM, 4 GB Hard Drive, Linux Preloaded) Galaxy Black
jm: how I got my eeepc for $73 off of list ... open box At a Glance: warehouse_deals
jm: subsidiary Warehouse deals offers Amazon's open box and refurbished items ... how I got my eeePC for $80 off list ...
Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning
jm: registration open - held in Madison Wiscosin
Kidmondo: an online baby Journal
jm: drupal themee
FCKeditor - WYSIWYG HTML editor
jm: drupal wysiwyg html editor
jm: comment spam module for drupal developed and maintained by Dries Buytaert
The eLearning Guild : Mobile Learning
jm: mlearning
Will Google Join the Crowd With A "Friend Connect" Platform?
public beta 3.0, which includes native OS X support
Google overtakes Yahoo as most-visited U.S. Web site
jm: tough quarter for Yahoo
K12 Online Call from Proposals
jm: call for proposals
Adobe launches Photoshop Express update with Flickr support
jm: adobe launches free photoshop express update with flickr support
Mobilizing Generation 2.0
jm: danah boyd has chapter in new book on netgen
Convert Any Text to an iTunes-Compatible Audiobook [Audiobooks]
jm: results are "listenable" ... hmmm?
Ars Technica
jm: jeff get out there and nab your .org domains
Amazon forgets to pay taxes
jm: oops!
SlideShare Gets $3M for Online Presentations
jm: popular slide share raises $ ... makes you feel better relying on service
jm: project from barnes and noble ... is it a "how stuff works" kind of deal?
jm: free collaborative family tree and private network for families
Welcome | The PC Decrapifier
Studeous | Connect Your Classroom
kschroed: "Studeous is a learning and school management system that utilizes web 2.0 technologies to bring the most useful and practical features of the internet into the forefront of the classroom."
Wiimote Madness
dajbelshow: Notes on how to make a cheap IWB using a Wiimote and hacked IR pen. YouTube video: Software (Windows):, (Mac)
Free Online Publishing – Digital Publishing – Yudu Freedom
PC World - Business Center: Microsoft to Limit Capabilities of Cheap Laptops
ZoeyBot - A Virtual Desktop for Kids
Five New Twitter Tools You Should Know | Online Marketing Blog
Digital Storytelling and Reforming PowerPoint
TG Daily - Geek Squad lawsuit opens up with employee confession
Fresh Ubuntu
Edtechtalk Forum | Categories
Comcast Considering 250GB Cap, Overage Fees - Insider provides details of new 'protocol agnostic' solution -
The Stats Are In: You're Just Skimming This Article - ReadWriteWeb
professionallearningboard Toolbar - Download - moodle, professional learning board, professional development, continuing education, education, staff development, clock hours, ceu, teachers, K12, credit, college, school, teacher license, pbis, free resourc
kschroed: Teacher Collaboration Toolbar
Flat Classrooms » home
kschroed: Flat classroom wiki
On The Media: Transcript of "Sex, Drugs, and Video Games" (May 2, 2008)
Alex Ragone
SMART Training Center
Two-minute tutorials on SMART notebook 10 and others
Create Your Own E-Learning
krossbow: What is the LCDS? The Learning Content Development System (LCDS) is a tool that enables you to create high quality, interactive, online courses. Virtually anyone can publish e-learning courses by completing the easy-to-use LCDS forms that seamle
Computerworld - 100 e-mail bouncebacks? You've been backscattered.
arvind: article on backscatter spam, messages that return to you even though you didn't send them
Aunt Lee Dot Com
World Science Festival
arvind: 5 day science festival celebrating, what else, science! 2008 is in New York City
Nota : Grab it. Mix it. Share it.
durff: Software Challenge
Online Programs That Let Parents Track Grades in Real Time Are Popular but Can Raise Stress - New York Times
“And the bad can become very ugly.” Hmm ... not sure what to think of this. Some parents may need a reality check. Gary
NBC News Launches iCue for Students - TVWeek - News
Not sure how this will work - needs watching. Will is include advertising? Gary
Camera Hacks: Turn Your Point-and-Shoot into a Super-Camera
JS: Works with many point-and-shoot Canon cameras
Wonderful resource describing Web 2.0 Tools
skomadina: Search Rascal - a search ranking engine
Technology News: Handheld Devices: Think Before You Ban: A Handheld Is a Powerful Learning Tool
Many schools (including ones in my district) are banning cell phones and iPods. This article suggests that they don't see the big picture and the use of such devices for education. Gary
Clearwire, Sprint Nextel to form WiMax venture - May. 7, 2008
Microscope Imaging Station
Good images for science and biology and good science. Gary
Creating open educational resources - LearningSpace
webwriter: A free course on creating open ed resources. Part of the Open University.
Groupboard: multi-user java whiteboard and chat
Data recovered from Columbia disaster -
dschinker: DOS proved useful after all this time! - ~Dschinker
Podcasting News » Audacity Update
jason r:
IFVP: home of visual practitioners, graphic recorders, graphic facilitation, visual practitioners
skomadina - Free Wake-up Calls and Telephone Reminders
STR ProScope HR: Hand held digital & video USB microscope camera for science & technology education
jason: We use one of these at work. Kids like it. Bit pricey for the individual consumer, but fun for the classroom. Mac and PC compatible.
Tiny notebook works for on-the-go use -
dschinker Interesting Review - D. Schinker
SmugMug Photo Sharing. Your photos look better here.
ABCya! The Leader in Kids Educational Computer Games & Activities
kschroed: ABCya! is a leader in free & exciting computer activities for elementary students to learn on the web.
Rob Pegoraro - Fast Forward's Help File -
krossbow: Finally I now understand about the difference between rss and atom feeds. Lesson learned - choose Atom when possible.
Visual Newsreader from
kristian Spectra Visual Newsreader
BBC NEWS | UK | Child web-safety guide launched
"New teaching resources aimed at helping primary school children surf the web safely have been launched." Gary
Yahoo! Teachers
Wikimapia - Let's describe the whole world!
WikiMapia is a Web 2.0 project to describe the whole planet Earth.
Oddcast TTS Demo
Type and talk
iCue > Welcome
from vancestevens
Techdirt: Copyright Scholar Kicked Out Of Canadian Copyright Panel
Oh Canada....
Web page statistics and survey trends for page size and web objects
Adobe - Open Screen Project
Canadian bank hands out free Eee PCs - Engadget
Move to Canada Jen
PC World - Microsoft Backpedals on Windows Updates
Riva VX: Riva FLV Encoder
Mediafly: Get ALL your podcasts from ONE place delivered ANYWHERE
BBC NEWS | Technology | Luminaries look to the future web
lightweight podcatcher
Upgrade for your OpenID Login!
Group Twitter Feeds > Podcasting Kit
jason: Pump up the volume, says Urban Outfitters. Mac not included.
Addictomatic: Inhale the Web
krossbow: Addictomatic searches the best live sites on the web for the latest news, blog posts, videos and images. It's the perfect tool to keep up with the hottest topics, perform ego searches and feed your addiction for what's up and what's now.
Becta Government
jm: Emerging technologies for learning
100 eLearning Articles and White Papers : eLearning Technology
jm: elearning (i don't like that word) round up of articles
Emerging Technologies for Learning - Vol 3
jm: emerging technologies for learning - roundup of papers
Big Question: Learning Design for Digital Natives? Bugwash!
jm: what do you think?
What We Don't Know About Open Access: Research Questions in Need of Researchers
jm: open access
Open Doors and Open Minds: What Faculty Authors Can Do to Ensure Open Access to Their Work Through Their Institution
jm: open access review
Commenting, Learning Together
jm: more on the 31 day comment challenge
jm: more free wifi location for iphone users (only?) ... hmmm
Meebo Funding Confirmed at $25M. Now What?
jm: in year of filtering out of web 2.0 companies, looks like meebo still attracting $
Twitter Integration Coming to CoverItLive
jm: all about the rumors here at ETW
Learning Designer position at Athabasca University
jm: job at athabasca
The FWK Licensing Model
jm: WAAAAAY inside baseball (or inside Open Ed licensing, but for those interested ...
Madonna in Concert on MSN Music
jm: more reach to the "other 98%"
Microsoft releases the long-anticipated Windows XP SP3 (updated)
jm: can the ETW smartypant-dudes help JM figure this one out?
jm: embed documents into web pages ... per mashable, just raised $3M in funding
Everyone on Ginger - Blog
jm: major netvibes upgrade
Rogers Telecom confirms it will offer iPhone in Canada
jm: iphone to canada
Web 3.0, the "official" definition.
jm: web 3.0 ... here we come ...
Zoho Vs. Google (And Microsoft And Adobe)
jm: update from GigaOm on latest zoho, google, et al. comparison
The Comment Challenge: 31 Days to Being a Better Blog Citizen
jm: good summary of current "comment challenge"
Impress Your Friends and Co-Workers: Obscure Firefox Keyword Search
jm: Cool tip from SD (from Alan Levine)
LearnHub Integrates CC Licensing - Creative Commons
jm: from SD
FlipCamera by PureDigital
jm: update and nice overview of the flipcamera discussed previously
comic strip maker
RCampus home - A Collaborative Learning Community. - RCampus
sine: What is RCampus? RCampus is a collaborative learning community that utilizes our popular Open Education Management System. With RCampus Open Tools, faculty and students can perform all their work from building websites and ePortfolios, to managing c
Top News - Blogging helps encourage teen writing
Interesting but maybe obvious. Gary
BBC NEWS | Technology | Spam reaches 30-year anniversary
An anniversary that we wish was not necessary. The tinned "spam" was much better. :) Gary
FontStruct | Gallery
clicksa: Create and share fonts
Kickplay – Play | Personalize | Share - Free Personalized Games - As fun to make as they are to play - Free Games
Build free personalized games - gamebasedlearning
Math4Mobile - The mLearning Way
OLPC News: OLPC's New President & Negroponte: Its a Laptop Project Now
Social Tools for the Office Worker: How to Subvert I.T. and Play at Work - ReadWriteWeb
vance We can't all eat, breathe, and live social media 24x7, as much as we might like to. Some of have day jobs that require a bit of our attention, too. And unlike the web-app embracing startups we read about, the policies at more traditional companies a
Top 100 Tools for Learning: Summary PDF
from Andrew Middleton: Jane Hart's list of the top 100 tools. Nothing surprising here. After the avalanche of Web2.0 are we starting to run out of ideas? Or consolidate?
Informal Style of Electronic Messages Is Showing Up in Schoolwork, Study Finds - New York Times
“I think in the future, capitalization will disappear.” Interesting look at the possible future - LOL. Gary
Wii virtual race gives students a track and field workout
"We" wish this were true. But: "There are skeptics of the video game's supposed health benefits." Gary
2008 Comment Challenge Wiki
bwatwood: Challenging bloggers to become better blog citizens. Challenge runs from May 1 - 31, 2008.
Sounds Good - Audio Feedback project site
Bob Rotheram's site to support JISC project on audio feedback
When Young Teachers Go Wild on the Web -
Not sure if we are to laugh (how foolish they are) or cry (how stupid they are) about this use of technology by teachers. Gary
BBC Me and My Movie
Quiddler Daily Puzzle
kristian still A simple solitaire word game
The Sect of Homokaasu - The Rasterbator
kristian still
Visible Body | 3D Human Anatomy
fletcher Discover Human anatomy like never before
Wired Campus: A Sociologist Says Students Aren't So Web-Wise After All -
arvind: great article explaining how teens might just know less than we think about technology. Perhaps it depends on how you measure "knowing"
Bloom’s Taxonomy and the Digital World — Open Education
js: Another description of Bloom in the 21st century. Goes along with Jeff's link from last week.
Chalkle :: What is Chalkle
"Teaching is a rewarding job. One of the rewards we like best is laughter. That’s why we created Chalkle– a place for you to share those funny stories with your fellow teachers."
From Our World to Yours: Digital Storytelling by Communities
gary - From the National Film Board of Canada: "Designed in partnership with remote First Nations communities in British Columbia and the Yukon, Our World invites youth to use digital technology to share their stories with their communities – and with t
Technology Review: Una Laptop por Niño
Some positive news about OLPC. Gary
Male Call: Recruiting More Men to Teach Elementary School | Edutopia
Ask H&FJ | Hoefler & Frere-Jones
The ampersand
Connectivism Blog
jm: OER a cute kitty?
plannecc2008 » Bloggers Cafe
Create your own crowds ::
The Gong Project - The Web Voice Communication Tool
Teaching for Information Literacy
TeacherTube - Teach the World
useful little program for checking out your pc
Doonesbury@Slate - Daily Dose
jm: tee hee ... backchannel in action
The eccentric billionaire : John D. MacArthur-- empire builder, reluctant philanthropist, relentless adversary []
jm: biography of John D. MacArthur ... the reluctant philanthropist
Confessions of an Aca/Fan: Learning From YouTube: An Interview with Alex Juhasz (Part Two)
jm: youtube part 2 Annotated link
Confessions of an Aca/Fan: Learning From YouTube: An Interview with Alex Juhasz (Part One)
jm: youtube class part 1
Liliputing: Comprehensive list of low-cost ultraportables
More shopping options for Jen
educational-origami » Bloom's Digital Taxonomy
IMAGINATION -- image-based authentication: Step 1
Next generation captcha
Craigslist grouses about eBay lawsuit | Tech news blog - CNET
Microsoft’s Mesh Revealed—Sync All Apps And All Files To All Devices (As Long As They’re Windows)
Yahoo rewiring itself from the inside out | Outside the Lines - CNET
YouTube - The Truth According To Wikipedia
vance: wales keen o'reilly everyone is here great video
The Top 8 worst Microsoft promo videos | Crave : The gadget blog
Audio Resources
A1 FREE Sound Effects Lots of sound effects. 2b-royaltyfree Home to the hottest Royalty Free Vance Stevens: Production Music on the web 3D Cafe Free sounds and music. Video stuff too. Backgrounds etc.
Google Webmaster Central
Web 2.0 Expo 2008 Video | Upload Videos and Start a Video Sharing Site
Create your own Youtube site
Educators on virtual islands see classroom potential | - Houston Chronicle
Good article looking at SL. However: "A lot of the conversations revolve around fear." Gary
AndreaMosaic Home Page
js: Welcome to the official page of AndreaMosaic, a photographic mosaic Software. With this freeware program you can create your own photographic mosaics made with your own pictures.
Education Week: Companies Targeting Low-Cost ‘Netbooks’ Directly at Education
Good summary. Gary
Are wired kids well served by schools? | Tech news blog - CNET
Top News - Gaming helps students hone 21st-century skills
Good article about using tools such as SL for learning. Gary
Judge to NYC public school students: No cell phones for you!
ulrich: Alice is an innovative 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create an animation for telling a story, playing an interactive game, or a video to share on the web. Alice is a teaching tool for introductory computing. It uses 3D graphics
Dipity is the easiest way to make and share interactive timelines about the people and things you care about. kristianstill 20080427
Obsolete Skills: Skills/Skills
I bet some of you even know how to do these things yet...D.Schinker (-:
Concrete examples don't help students learn math, study finds
Haven't we figured out how to teach math yet? john schinker
YouTube University gets failing grade from prof, students
Top 15 Ways to Extend Your Laptop’s Battery Life
Are wired kids well served by schools? | Tech news blog - CNET
"Kids associate one word with school--'boring,'" Gary
ABC News: $100 Laptop Program Falls on Hard Times
Gets more complicated all the time. "Which do you think Microsoft is going to put its marketing muscle behind?" Gary
classroom2dot0 » live conversations
gary -
Users petition to keep Windows XP -
Welcome to Webware 100 Awards 2008
Courses - UCSB Cognitive Science
Annotated link
Student 'Twitters' his way out of Egyptian jail -
New Search Engine TripleMe - the power of Google, Yahoo, MSN Live in One
Forvo: the pronunciation guide. All the words in the world pronounced by native speakers
Colored charts meant to show HISD schools' growth | - Houston Chronicle
So a school who has all its students scoring over 90th percentile could be rated at the bottom if all of them are only above the 85 percentile a year later? Wait until the Fraser institute finds out about this! Gary
Chicken chicken chicken
Subservient Chicken
vance stevens chicken does whatever you tell it to
TwittEarth :: Live Twitts all over the world
gdocsuploader - Google Code
krossbow Max OS X application to allow for easy and quick uploading of documents into Google Docs. Create GIF Animations online | Upload pictures or get images from Flickr | Pimp myspace graphics
jm: free OERs
NOAA Learning Objects
jm: lessons related to oceans / weather ...
BBC - History - Games
jm: interactive games
Blackle - Energy Saving Search
Publishers Sue Georgia State over Digital Distribution
jm: always fun to see what happens when companies sue their customers ... wonder why open access journals are becoming so popular ... go figure
Writing Style Guides General Reference
jm: list of writing style guides
CIA - The World Factbook
jm: at least they share some of what they find after all that snooping around
The 2008 Statistical Abstract
jm: US statistical abstract database
Etext Center: Collections
jm: ebook collection from University of Virginia
Biographical Dictionary -
jm: biographical dictionary
facilitatortips " Online Surveys and Forms
explorations in the ed tech world
Ajaxian » Yahoo! BrowserPlus: The rumour is true
jm: rumour about the rumour ...
From the EdTechIsland Folks - This year's course - June 9~August 3
Tama Leaver dot Net » Blog Archive » Mayer and Bettle are back!
jm: understanding CC via fun animation
Space, Issue #1 - Digiatal Creations by students from the Youth Twitter Network
Free Math worksheets, Free phonics worksheets, Math Games and Online activities, work sheets
Tools for Educators - Worksheet wizards, game creators, 100% customizable worksheet generators with images!
Learn to Read at Starfall - teaching comprehension and phonics
BookPALS Storyline Online
KeepVid: Download videos from Google, Youtube, iFilm, Putfile, Metacafe, DailyMotion!
Very easy, worked like a charm
Find teaching jobs, school jobs, education jobs at!
Art cyclopedia: The Fine Art Search Engine
Good Parenting: Kid Breaks Vacuum to Play Xbox Instead of Doing Chores; Mom Sells Xbox, Pranks His MySpace
Illuminations: Welcome to Illuminations
Illuminations is designed to provide Standards-based resources that improve the teaching and learning of mathematics for all students & Provide materials that illuminate the vision for school mathematics
CSI: The Experience - Web Adventures
wikiHow - The How-to Manual That You Can Edit
Cell | 3D Cell Explorer
alex ragone:
New Media Expo
jm: from Jose today ..
iterating toward openness - Answering Stephen, Episode 43
jm: SD and DW chatting it up again ... good point to consider re: "commercial use" of OERs
iterating toward openness - Coming Out of Silent Mode
jm: announcing flatworld knowledge opentextbooks
Make Textbooks Affordable
jm: textbooks
Professors Gone Paperless :: Inside Higher Ed :: Higher Education's Source for News, and Views and Jobs
jm: textbooks gone wild? - Ebay considers sale of Skype subsidiary
JS: Ebay has figured out that paying $3 billion for a company that mostly gives its product away may not have been the best move.
Photos: Asus Eee PC 900 vs Eee PC 701 - Crave at
jm: yes ... I'm done now ... eeepc comparison pics
AT&T: Internet to hit full capacity by 2010 - CNET
JS: The tubes are full from all of this video watching and downloading and other such nonsense. We should have a system that allows my important traffic to get through faster than your stupid YouTube videos
Asus Eee PC 900 Win (Windows XP) Full Review, Laptop Reviews on
js to jm: more on the newest in the eeepc line
Lessig Lectures the FCC on the Need for Neutrality - GigaOM
GoToWebinar : Webinars & Web Events Made Easy
Asus Sets Eee PC 900 U.S. Launch for May 12th
jm: new eee pc on horizon in US ... sun already up in europe and asia
PassPack Online Password Manager
kristian still
Deutsche Welle - EinSteinchen
Wetpaint Please Touch - Create Your Own Masterpiece!
Noesis: Sending large files to another user
psu_pd08 Here's a list of places that will allow you to send large files over the internet. Some are fee, some are not.
PalBee - Easier, Faster and Free Video Conference & Video Chat
Schedule Future-Dated Twitter Tweets »
jason: Why?
Teen Dating '08: Nude Pix On Cell Phones, Police Say Swapping X-Rated Photos To Flirt Common Among Teens - CBS News
"Adolescents are not known for thinking things through...." Most middle school teachers could tell you that but this seems a bit too far. Gary
Lesson ideas using Google
paul reid: From search games to presentations on how to use Docs & Spreadsheets with your students, here you can find real-world examples of innovative ways that teachers and librarians are using Google tools to help students learn.
Planet Green Game
As online testing nears, educators are the ones who are nervous
Sometimes using technology should be more carefully implemented. Gary
Rounds on quest for laptop money | | Argus Leader
Interesting debate. Is it worth spending a great deal of money on laptops for students when desktops might in the longterm be less expensive? Gary
Top News - Patent office deals a blow to Blackboard
The story is not over but even more confusing. Gary
Digg, Wikipedia, and the myth of Web 2.0 democracy. - By Chris Wilson - Slate Magazine
Are you elite techies trying to secretly control society? (-: ~ Debbie Schinker
Boolify Project: A Educational Boolean Search Tool
Digital Ethnography » Blog Archive » Presentation: The Crisis of Significance
Curriculum Vitae for Kristin Hokanson
Yahoo, Weighing Options, Keeps Them Open: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance
JS: Yahoo considering Microsoft buyout or agreement with Time Warner. At the same time, they're trying out Google Ads in their search results
FuseCal - The Web's Events in Your Calendar
JS: FuseCal™ makes it simple to stay up to date with any calendar on the web. We sync events to your personal calendar program, and send you updates when they change.
Transitioning to Web 2.0: Using Blogs to Promote Authentic Learning in the Classroom
Gizmoz. The world of animated avatars, widgets and user generated video clips
make yourself a talking avatar
3Dconnexion SpaceNavigator 3D mouse
Logic Emotion: The Top 10 Made Up Words of Web 3.0
jm: tee hee
Currency Converter |
jm: slick currency converter
URLBunch : Bunch links together for easy sharing
jm: bunch a list of URLs and recipients open them up all at once ... maybe a good option for ETW?
DarkCopy - Simple, full screen text editing
jm: is this something anyone "needs" or "wants" ... hmmm
Dimdim: Free Live Meeting, Web Conference, Net Meeting, Online Meetings, Online Training, Desktop Sharing, Web Meeting, Free Web conferencing, eLearning, Presentation Software, Web x collaboration, Collaboration software
jm: oops ... recording and archiving (under development) ... kind of a big deal, right?
Dimdim: Free Live Meeting, Web Conference, Net Meeting, Online Meetings, Online Training, Desktop Sharing, Web Meeting, Free Web conferencing, eLearning, Presentation Software, Web x collaboration, Collaboration software
jm: dimdim pricing options ...
dimdim: Free Live Meeting, Web Conference, Net Meeting, Online Meetings, Online Training, Desktop Sharing, Web Meeting, Free Web conferencing, eLearning, Presentation Software, Web x collaboration, Collaboration software
jm: dimdim out of private beta ... anyone give it a try?
YAKIToMe! - Free Text-To-Speech (TTS) Audio Book Podcasts
BMWSportTouring Forums: Space Shuttle Processing: Rarely seen by the general public
Find Your Perfect Keyboard - Reviews by PC Magazine
What Would (Will) our Children do with This | 2¢ Worth
Internet Safety Podcast - Family safety meets cyberspace
Maybe useful resource for parents by teacher suggestion? Gary
Buy it later
krossbow: Show me a teacher that makes enough money that they wouldn't rather buy something when it goes on sale then pay full price!
RSS Directories
Periodic Table - Flash Version
skomadina - Be the Change! Share the Story!
Teaching Keyboarding -- When? Why? How?
arvind: an informative article on keyboarding. When to teach it, how to teach it, why to teach it
jseal: A web based opensource version of GeoSketchpad
Musicovery : interactive webRadio
jason: Just a nifty tool. Might even be educational.
Evolution In The Classroom: 'Evolution Machine' Lets Students See It Happen
BBC NEWS | | A blog about technology from BBC News | Wii becomes home of online video
clicksa: wii
Top News - Birmingham approves low-cost laptop project
A project with "many gray areas" - it was bound to happen? Gary
Created using the entire movie script
clicksa: Unbelievable!
History, History Photos, Reference Guide, Historical Information, Facts, News, Video, Research - National Geographic
Great site and probably posted before but a reminder might be useful. Gary
records both sides of a skype conversation
napolib: PowerGramo skype recorder is a complete audio recording solution for Skype. With it you can record and manage all kinds of Skype calls easily.
MyStudiyo Templates - Create a quiz to embed on your site/blog in just minutes!
Top News - Videotaped beating sparks national outrage
praxis: Interesting article up to the point where it is expected that schools should play a larger role in preventing these sorts of events .... agree to a point but when schools make a choice to get involved, it often becomes their job (and they can then
danah boyd - Bio
jm: db has an agent ... hmm ... go figure? - The Human LCD - Amazing
Good UI Design: Make It Easy, Show Me You Care - ReadWriteWeb
dschinker: DAS
CushyCMS - Take the work out of managing content
alec: Nice, free CMS. See video.
HP unveils small laptop for schoolkids
praxis6942: And another option. Gary
Lookybook | Home
jamacc: Great resource for librarians for selection, showing illustrations for read-alouds. See blog post:
NowLive is Live, Interactive Broadcasting
jm: used on Classroom 2.0 ... is it promising?
Job Searching Educational Technology and Instructional Systems Technology
jm: job search round up ... thanks to CB
Final Report - Safer Children in a Digital World
SLanguages 2008
emailed to wia from howard vickers
Living Archives teacher resources
Academic Word List
The list contains 570 word families which were selected according to principles outlined below. The list does not include words that are in the most frequent 2000 words of English.
Research Sources for Writers: A Guide to Backing up Your Words
Content Directories - CC Wiki
Learn English Online - Learn English, Learn Spanish, Learn Italian and more.
The Web Edtech Podcast
TeacherTube - How to create a great PowerPoint without breaking the law.
Shine: Fashion and Beauty, Healthy Living, Parenting, Sex and Love, Career and Money, Food, and more
Yahoo for women
OpenID Status Check: A Guide to Getting and Using Your OpenID - ReadWriteWeb
Desire2Learn Launches Web Services for Learning Management : April 2008 : THE Journal
Coming soon: superfast internet - Times Online
Past Sites of Week - Free lesson plans help bring Google Earth into classrooms
Maybe useful for some teachers. Gary - Idioms and Sayings
ELL, ElenaW
Hypertextopia Manifesto — Hypertextopia Manifesto
The Connected Classroom: DIG-ging diigo...
It's HOT and here's the reasons why.
Miranda IM - Home of the Miranda IM client. Smaller, Faster, Easier
Cerulean Studios: Creators of Trillian and Trillian Pro Instant Messengers
Home | Pidgin
Digsby = IM + Email + Social Networks
Newseum | The Interactive Museum of News
New media NEWSeum opens in Washington D.C. on April 11. Look at hundreds of newspaper front pages daily. Interactive web activities explain the importance of news media. by webwriter
How We Tweet: The Definitive List of the Top Twitter Clients - ReadWriteWeb
Don Norman's / In Defense of Cheating
Annotated link Blog » Embed Documents into your Blog or Website
jm: from coolcat tweet - embed doc in blog
Education Mashups - Mashup Awards
Meme: Passion Quilt | VanishingPoint
??? What is this ?? worththesurf: I am ill today so my creativity and mental capacities are being quite challenged just continuing to breath and stay awake, so I am using Robin's post format
Intel Unveils New Classmate PCs -
There will be losers here - hope they are not the students. Gary
Second Life Lipsync Viewer
Free online media file conversion (Document, Images, Audio, Video & Archives)
Google Reader - Penguins - Arcade - Spaced Penguin!
kristian: Gravity learning
What would happen if Will Richardson and David Warlick got in a fight?
Sophie 1.0 multimedia book authoring
webwriter: Sophie is software for writing and reading rich media documents. Sophie’s goal is to open up the world of multimedia authoring to a wide range of people ; to redefine the notion of a book to include rich media and mechanisms for reader feedba
Geni - Genealogy - Free Family Tree
jason: Simple genealogy maker with Web 2.0 goodness. Submitted for you consideration by cephalopodcast
Official Google Blog: A common sense approach to Internet safety
cmduke: We've also been involved in a variety of local initiatives to educate families about how to stay safe while surfing the web. Here are a few highlights:
Private photo and video sharing - 2pad
js: Store photos online. Upload via email or web form. Keep them private, or share them.
Tom Chapin - Not On The Test
jason Submitted for your consideration by the cephalopodcast
praxis: Makes you feel old
eLearn: In Depth Tutorials - Designing and Developing E-learning Projects: A Three-Tiered Approach
Prologue Theme
js: Twitter for Wordpress, kinda
Get the Photo Dropper Flickr Wordpress Plugin
js: Pull CC images from flickr into your blog
Call Graph: The free Skype call recorder
js: test
101 most useful websites
Reflections on AERA | Crucial Thought
jm: AERA annual meeting Chris Craft roundup | Your Dashboard is a simple service that allows you to post to multiple social networks with a single message.
classroom2dot0 » LIVE Conversations
jm: follow along with all the recent Diigo roundups over at Classroom 2.0
Tabber - Home
clicksa aggregate all your social networks in one place
Lexisum - Lexicon Wikipédia Summary
Yakkle - Instant Collaboration
Zephyr: Now, Test Management is a breeze
clicksa: | The online map game
kristianstill: is a funny new online map game. Spot places somewhere on earth and create map riddles for your friends
Creating a Collaborative Syllabus Using Moodle : March 2008 : THE Journal
Adobe Labs - BRIO
clicksa: Adobe online conference
iSpring - PowerPoint to Flash converter
New Media Expo
jl The New Media Expo is an annual convention that educates individuals and companies about how to produce high-quality audio and video digital content, grow a loyal audience, and market or monetize that content in creative ways.
Apple - Support - Discussions - kmosx: OS X TCPIP NETWORK SPEED: Take ...
American RadioWorks - Design of Desire
Adobe - Premiere Express
Google: No kids allowed | Surveillance State - CNET Blogs
js: Google's terms of service, while ignored by the vast majority of users, contain a pretty shocking clause: Under 18's are not permitted to use any of Google's web properties. Thats right kids - no search, YouTube, Gmail, news, or images.
Digital Campus
webwriter: Podcast. A biweekly discussion of how digital media and technology are affecting learning, teaching, and scholarship at colleges, universities, libraries, and museums.
eJamming AUDiiO
Adobe Photoshop Express - Made You Look.
Adobe joins list of companies not reading own EULAs
JS: Use Photoshop Express and Adobe can use your photos however they want.
Aviary - Creation on the fly / blog / Aviary, Photoshop Express and other image editors compared
JS: Comparison of Aviary, Photoshop Express, and other online photo editors - History, documentary & television on the web
Cooperative Classrooms Lead To Better Friendships, Higher Achievement In Young Adolescents
"Students competing for resources in the classroom while discounting each others' success are less likely to earn top grades than students who work together toward goals and share their success..." Implications for social networks? From JasonR
Tertiary ed around the world. | MetaFilter
cephalopodcast ...
iReport: 'Naughty Auties' battle autism with virtual interaction -
Adobe Photoshop Express
Volume conversion calculators for metric and imperial units
Focus on Education
jm: Innovation 2008 - ATTEND ONLINE!!
Graphic Novel by Beatrice
doug: Clay Burell's post about a student's graphic novel. Posted as a Flickr set--works nicely in slideshow mode
Mnemograph: Web Based Timeline Software
pgoerner: online timeline creator built for collaboration - interesting tool for our classrooms!
Welcome to PrimaryAccess
amiddlet50: A brilliant tool for Digital Storytelling educators
This seems like it will be a website to watch. I love studying the numbers. I cannot wait to see what these experts say about how the world is changing.
Read The Words
krossbow: Step 1: Tell Us What You Want To Read * Upload MS Word * Upload Adobe PDF * Upload HTML File * Write Text Content * Cut & Paste Text * Website Address * RSS Feed
Durff's Blog: Travelling down the Yellow Brick Road
Down for everyone or just me?
krossbow: Check to see if a web site is really down or maybe it is just you...
Student won't be expelled over Facebook study group
Follow-up to previous story. Gary
10 Ways to Keep your PLN from Running Amok! | 2¢ Worth
YouTube - Web 2.0 song, Are You Blogging This?
rubyfire: A song and video about blogging and web 2.0.
15 Free Icon Sets for iPhone - SoftFacade
UVa First-Year Student Computer Inventory, Fall 2006
Open Thinking & Digital Pedagogy » Stephen Downes on Personal Learning
clicksa: Personal learning presented by Stephen Downes
Gadgets comes to Google Docs | Tech news blog - CNET
pgoerner: wow- how to use gadgets on spreadsheets in very cool ways to display information. Nice!
Password Strength Checker
Absolutely Tools Collection
mp3 or not - Don't you hear it?
About the Pulse of Education
Follow educators as the twitter away the remains of their day
adobe in education
Public Schools Expand Curriculum Online : NPR
Welcome to EeeUser! [EeeUser Eee PC Wiki]
Very useful wiki for tweaking the eee. I have used it to open up the basic eee os. Do not need to know anything about linux to follow the directions. Huge community support for this wiki.
authorSTREAM Present and Share PowerPoint Online
Children's Books Online -
Phun - 2D physics sandbox
Assessing Learners Online. Practitioner File
webwriter: An overview article about doing online assessment of learners referenced by Learning Times Greenroom podcast #41, February 28, 2008.
Photojojo » Photography and The Law: Know Your Rights
From MizMercer: Useful to know, includes links at bottom to similar rights in Canada and New Zealand
Twitter breaks down barriers in the classroom
How To Spark Remote Learning -
Using SL for ESL. Gary
Nortel LearniT
cyndidannerkuhn :
Main Page - Web 2.0 That Works: Marzano & Web 2.0
BlogBoard : Convert Blog Feeds to Speech |
krossbow: Want your blog content read back to you? BlogBoard is a free service that converts regular text feeds to speech. Converted feeds can be accessed and played from any web-enabled PC or mobile phone. There are two ways to add new blogs/feeds to Blo
Toward A Definition of 21st-Century Literacies
Musopen - Free Public Domain Classical Music
js: Musopen is an online music library of copyright free music (public domain music). We want to give the world access to music, without the legal hassles so common today. There is a great deal of music that has expired copyrights, but almost no recording
I, Cringely . The Pulpit . War of the Worlds | PBS
jason: ...the younger technical generations are so empowered they are impatient and ready to jettison institutions most of the rest of us tend to think of as essential, central, even immortal. They are ready to dump our schools.
Guys Read
krossbow: Boys often have to read books they don’t really like. They don’t get to choose what they want to read. And what they do like to read, people sometimes tell them is not really reading. I think boys need to: • Choose what they read. • Pick
KidZui - The Internet for Kids
MiniLegends: Resources & Strategies | Learning with the Fang
mseyfang: You've probably heard that Adelaide blogging teacher Al Upton has been forced to close his class blog of many years 'minilegends'. Help me collect and synthesize responses that will help al, his school, the department and the cause in general
Did We Just Witness a Twitter Marriage Proposal?
Google Code
7 Ways Teachers Can Use Online Tools to Keep Students Interested | Teens Today with Vanessa Van Petten
JS: Technologies teachers can use to engage students | Streaming radio and archive of free music.
JS: Streaming CC media
Mutant Palm: Engaging Chinese Netizens: Fanfou
Fun every step of the way
TeacherTube - 10 Steps
Brain Fitness Revolution at SharpBrains
webwriter: Blog on brain fittness. Reviws and links to resources. Studies the use of "brain fittness" in marketing and PR.
Project Management, Group Collaboration, and Task Software - TeamWork Live
Picture this: Teachers are using comics, now called 'graphic novels,' to captivate reluctant readers - 03/22/2008 -
clicksa - A picture is worth a thousand words
atinkoff: Share photos with Twitter
Follow Twitter Conversations -
View Twitter conversations as threaded discussions. Just enter a username. No Signup!
Make your own comic with MAKE BELIEFS COMIX! Online Educational Comic Generator for Kids of All Ages
jm: shared by a fellow student ... he uses this in classroom
Emily Chang - eHub
Teach and Learn online. | LearnHub
Sheboygan Press - Photo Gallery
dirty jobs in IT
The Site for Books & Readers - Shelfari
Earthcast 2008
Test of Awesome Highlighter
from submitted link ... test of using awesome highligher
YouTube - Minority Report at CeBIT 2008
The Numbers Guy -
viscosity - the modern art generator
alec: Modern art generator.
Zhura - Make it together
from courosa
The Strengths Movement
Web 3.0: Playing it safe with our data
Techdirt: Teachers' Union Debating Ending Homework For Students
Teen Chat Decoder Dictionary Lookup - A
CyberLink Live - Remotely access your media -- including live TV, video, audio and photos on any web-browsing device.
jm: remote access for your media
hulu: Watch your favorites. Anytime. For free.
jm: free high quality tv streaming
Fasterfox :: Firefox Add-ons
jm: tried this one? Dynamic speed increases can be obtained with the unique prefetching mechanism, which recycles idle bandwidth by silently loading and caching all of the links on the page you are browsing.
the Awesome Highlighter - be nice, highlight
amiddlet- tool for highlighting and sharing bits of a web page. Also has a twitter interfacetool for highlighting and sharing bits of a web page. Also has a twitter interface
Google Sky
browser version - alec
Fridge Magnet Idea
Electronic gadgets latest sources of computer viruses -
Ack!!! ~ Debbie Schinker - free web application for brainstorming online
joemommapoo, mindee - (we've talked about this, right?)
viscosity - the modern art generator
kristian still
Creative Docs .NET - Get Creative!
ABC News: Crude Teen Blogs: Suing for Online Rights
My first reaction - if I was the teacher, I might not want the school involved. I might inform them after contacting legal authorities. Difficult problem for schools but teachers may want to take the initiative here. Gary
:: Reviews : Skype 2.0 vs. Ekiga for Linux
jsigler: Is Ekiga better than Skype? Is it available on PC or Mac?
Liam’s Pictures from Old Books
Useful for the classroom? Gary
Podcasting News » You Talking To Me? Study Finds Kids Paying Less Attention to TV
kids aged 9 - 17 are paying less attention to television than they used to. They are doing other (online or mobile media) activities while watching the ‘tube. by cephalopodcast
Weblogg-ed » URGENT: 21st Century Skills for Educators (and Others) First
The Truth About Autism: Scientists Reconsider What They Think They Know
A rather startling way for someone to use YouTube and technology. Gary
MediaPost Publications - Study: Kids Are Master Multitaskers On TV, Web, Mobile - 03/10/2008
The problem: can we really multi-task? I am not sure science is sure. Gary Jakob Nielsen on Usability and Web Design
Welcome to Google Sites
Searchme, Inc.
courosa: New visual search engine.
Official Google Enterprise Blog: Instant workgroup collaboration with Google Apps Team Edition
alex ragone is No Twitter, But It Does Help Sort Through Conference Chaos
krossbow: One of the Wired blogs is going gaga over, declaring it to be this year’s Twitter. Last year, everyone was using Twitter to figure out which parties to go to. But you know what? I think they still are. More people learned about the M
Michigan Department of Education K-12 Technology Planning Web Site
I looked at the 2006 plan and specifically the indicators for student technology literacy. Bridges being built in Michigan. by hollyrae
celemony_ :: Direct Note Access
Tech talks at Google
Education Week: Copyright Confusion Is Shortchanging Our Students
Fear by teachers of copyright. Gary
BBC NEWS | Education | Technology and the death of handwriting
Many tests are now written using technology but what happens if they are not? Gary
Many teens spend 30 hours a week on 'screen time' during high school
Garageband 4.0 Help (iLife '08): Recording iChat audio and video conferences
For mac users, I just realized that you can record iChat conference with Garageband. by cephalopodcast
Team WhiteBoarding with Twiddla - Painless Team Collaboration for the Web
courosa: A free, no-setup, web-based meeting playground
The Associated Press: Ga. School System to Go Single-Sex
Newspapers US and Worldwide -
Pixton™ - The User-Generated Comic Strip
Virtual worlds allow scientists to "tinker with things!" Yeah! Massive online gaming begins with NASA? by pgoerner
SpeakLike: Home
Podcasting News » Whole Foods Looking For Kids To Host Earth Day Podcasts
Student accused of cheating on Facebook faces expulsion hearing
A follow-up. Read the comments. Gary
How to get (European) kids interested in engineering
Very Funny Ads
The Faculty Is Remote, but Not Detached - New York Times
praxis6942: Note that on-line teachers may be paid less. The "trick" of having larger class sizes is also possible. Unless you belong to a union this may not be a good choice. Gary
NECC The Constructivist Consortium - Events
rubyfire: The Constructivist Celebration is an opportunity for you to let your creativity run free with the world's best open-ended software tools in a great setting; with enthusiastic colleagues who share your commitment to children, computing, creativit
Podcasting Basics: Simple Steps for Introducing Podcasting into Your K-8 Class, Part 1 : February 2008 : THE Journal
clicksa: Introduction to podcasting
Design and the Elastic Mind
from alex ragone
Companies/Industries Using Group SMS Text Messaging Powered By Ez Texting
mrpowers0607: This company provides group text messaging for 2.5 cents per message. Think of the possibilities for use in schools. "What do you mean you forgot your lunch for the field trip? It was on the blog, the social netowork, email, and we even sent
Simply create blogs and usernames for your students | Edublogs - education blogs
jm: create student blogs on the fly
Make3D --- convert your image into 3d - Education
Edmodo - A screencast teaser | edmodo
OLPC News: OLPC Haiti: The Good, Bad, and Ugly of XO's in Abject Poverty
a web platform for publishing collections and exhibitions online. Designed for cultural institutions, enthusiasts, and educators, it's easy to install and modify and facilitates community-building around collections and exhibits. free and open source
The CUE Community
Digital kids ditch homework for networking | Technology | The Guardian
British 15-to-19-year-olds admit spending significantly less time doing homework than they used to as a result of their use of social-networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace and Bebo, according to research published today. From JasonR by cephalopodc
A Blog Around The Clock : The so-called Facebook Scandal
A student is threatened by expulsion for organizing a Facebook group for studying chemistry. by cephalopodcast
OLPC News: A CEO Search Result: Negroponte Leaves One Laptop Per Child
Blackboard Inc. v. Desire2Learn Inc.: “Grey” Monday March 10, 2008 at e-Literate
ijohnpederson » Creative Commons and the NETS for Students Standards
Moodle 1.9 is now available!
Footnote - The place for original documents online is a place where original historical documents are combined with social networking in order to create a truly unique experience involving the stories of our past.
First spam felony conviction upheld: no free speech to spam
Daylight Saving Wastes Energy, Study Says -
What Price Scrabulous? - Mergers, Acquisitions, Venture Capital, Hedge Funds -- DealBook - New York Times
Jimmy Wales - Valleywag
south by southwest festivals + conferences
PayPal to Safari users: 'Ditch it'
Internet Explorer 8 Has Arrived - ReadWriteWeb
Video: Twitter in Plain English
bwatwood: cephalopodcast
Dangerously Irrelevant: Cell phone cameras in the K-12 classroom: Punishable offenses or student-citizen journalism?
School: Should We Bribe Kids And Teachers For Good Grades?
"Some would receive nearly $50 for acing the standardized tests, a small fortune for many at this school, P.S. 188 on the Lower East Side of Manhattan."
Main Page - Free-reading
jseal :: iCalamus :: Demo movies :: Demo movies
Biology Animation Library
Excellent collection. Gary
Recuva - Undelete, Unerase, File Recovery - Home
from Durff
How to Create a Timeline in Excel
Tiny huge 1 terrabyte optical disk
Woogi World - Teaching kids Internet safety, life values, and fun!
Chinese hackers: No site is safe -
from randynobx
How To: Send Twitters from the Command Line in Any OS
Tweeted by Ryan Collins. Useful for auto-notification/network monitoring scripts?
Encyclopedia of Life
PicLens | Immersive Slideshows Across the Web
from dennisar
25 Tools for teachers
from ElenaW
Steve Chen: YouTube to Add Live Video « NewTeeVee
Hey another webcasting opportunity by coordinator2
What is the "X factor" when it comes to classroom management? | Ask Metafilter
When it comes to managing a group of high-schoolers what is the personality trait that makes some teachers have more control of their classroom than others? by cephalopodcast ...
How Dangerous Is the Internet for Children? - New York Times
Some fears are overplayed, others are underplayed, and above all, the Internet plays a huge part in adolescence today. by agrover
Welcome | PodCamp South Africa | 2008
BBC - History - Timelines - British Timeline
Apple is Number One Laptop Supplier in Higher Education - Mac Rumors
Apple has edged past Dell and is now the #1 laptop supplier in higher education
Comiqs | Honeymoon
KristianStill to
windows sky drive
JABET » How Podcasts and Other Media Feed Learning Addiction
clicksa Teachers demand ban on bullying video game
A coalition of groups representing four million teachers in several countries, including Canada, is urging retailers to refuse to sell a controversial video game about school bullying. "Bully won several awards", "entertainment experience", "And if you do
ChitChat Educational Network
Ryerson student fighting cheating charges for Facebook study group
Not cheating if you don't do it on FaceBook? Gary
YouTube - Twitter in Plain English
great video from CommonCraft explaining Twitter by agrover
NJ Court Upholds Decision to Dismiss Porn-Surfing School Librarian - 3/5/2008 2:00:00 PM - School Library Journal
What was she thinking??? by ElenaW
Wikipedia:Academic use
Wikipedia's article on academic use instructing people not to cite them for papers. Interesting
Seems like WOW should sue for infringement. by cephalopodcast
Peak Pro 6 Released
BIAS Peak Pro 6 has officially been released. It updates the popular audio editing, processing and mastering application with many new features including specific podcasting features... by cephalopodcast
Free Animated Download of Horton Hears a Who! - 2/29/2008 4:00:00 AM - School Library Journal
Horton Hears a Who by ElenaW
Flickr Related Tag Browser
KristianStill > News > Education -- Reviewing for a test could be just a click away on your iPod
Meanwhile some school ban iPods and other MP3 players because it interferes with real education. Gary by Praxis6942
Wired Campus: Another University to Give Away iPhones or iPods -
Oklahoma Christian University announced Friday that it will give a double dose of mobile technology to incoming students starting in May — an Apple laptop computer and an iPhone (or an iPod Touch, which is essentially an iPhone without the telephone fun
iNet - Curriculum redesign
Across the world, the 45 - 60 minute lesson is the standard in schools and is widely accepted as the norm and, perhaps best, model for effective learning and teaching. Another standard form of school organisation is that learners move through their educat
YouTube goes live to take on TV | Technology | The Observer
Plan to add live video broadcasts to its 73 million clips widen website's battle with channels by cephalopodcast
openDSM -
mseyfang: interesting search tool from OZ
distributed-search-manager - Google Code
mseyfang Maybe a bit low level (good for site developers/administrators) openDSM is a tool developed by Ltd Australia to provide a lightweight fast search across multiple distributed education repositories (digital libraries, cultural image l
The Dumbing Of America -
dschinker: Although I understand - and largely agree with - her points, I found her categorization of video/digital media disturbing.
Jenuine -- WELCOME
Technospud morphs into JenuineTech
Team FREDNET - Race to the Moon
londonpedagogyplanner - Google Code
A New Earth Web Event
jm: Oprah got a bit bigger audience than EdTechWeekly - 500,000 people simultaneously logged on to watch, but looks like they had a few glitches, too - "Oprah not afraid to fail!"
The Sixty One
jm: push content to your phone ... hmmm ...
11 Resources For Learning Guitar On The Web
jm: learning to strum online
WW1: Experiences of an English Soldier: Using the Blog
CoCo Quest: Color Computer Games and More!
dschinker: Mike Snyder's TRS-80/COCO2/COCO3 games are available for free download. Play using a COCO emulator, or copy to a diskette for use on a REAL COCO2 or COCO3 system.
Technology in the Middle -Good Teaching + Low Tech = High Achievement
The Partnership for 21st Century Skills - Framework for 21st Century Learning
KristianStill: Framework for 21st Century Learning
YouTube - Better Than A Test on Ukulele
Aviary - Creation on the fly
Cozimo — Collaborate and Review Digital Content Online, in Real-Time
Free Moodle Web Conferencing Block and Activity - WiZiQ Live Class
Johnson @ SLN 2008 » SlideShare
jm: Larry Johnson NMC slides
Welcome : PBS TeacherLine
jm: partner in teacher domain - SUNY Presentations
jm: list of all presentations
Plants that Twitter when they need to be watered | Geek Gestalt - A blog by Daniel Terdiman - CNET
Pakistan Blamed for Worldwide YouTube Break - The Lede - Breaking News - New York Times Blog
jm: » About smARThistory //
Network Solutions, ICANN Sued Over Domain Front Running
Intel 8 Core Xeon X5365 V8 Preview - Driver
Teacher Training Videos created by Russell Stannard
jm: post based on the topic of the day
Live Video is Coming to YouTube in 2008
jm: breaking news ... sort of ... not?
MoFuse: Create a Mobile Website, Mobile Site Builder, .mobi Compliant
jm: mobile viewable websites
Pages tagged with "hz08" on
jm: All links tagged for the 2008 Horizon Report
Main Page - Horizon Project
jm: larry johnson pointed to during his preso this week
The 46 Best-ever Freeware Utilities
jm: freeware roundup
edmodo | The free communication platform for education.
coordinator2 Twitter for educators?
YouTube - Low-Cost Multi-touch Whiteboard using the Wiimote
jsigler Interactive whiteboard for $55. Neat. I made one this week, and it works. Sort of. More on my What is School 2.0? blog
iLearn Technology
ReachBy: Free Personalized Contact Pages with Spam Protection
Internet TESL Journal (For ESL/EFL Teachers)
World Math Day
Thanks to a Tweet from KernKelly
edmodo | The free communication platform for education.
jm: 20080907 update
south by southwest festivals + conferences
JL: South by Southwest Music, Film and Interactive Conferences and Festivals - March 9-18, 2007 - Austin, Texas
A Capitalist Jolt for Charity - New York Times
Second Brain™ - All Your Content
Phun - Screenshots and movies
pellerman This is a pretty cool looking physics game!
Termites - Seating Plan Software
Elana: Try this out
TI-34 MultiView™ Scientific Calculator (Middle School)
Teachers strike back at students' online pranks |
I am familiar with one case where a teacher was made fun of on a open FaceBook page set up for those who attended a certain by a former student. It took some time for the former student to remove the post. Gary
My Learning Space | K-12 Schools | e-Learning | Hosting | Support | Training | Technology - Top 10 Tools for Learning in 2008
PSU_PD08: A list of the top ten tools for learning in 2008.
Second Brain™ - All Your Content
ulrich: Second brain is a social content aggreagator. We make it easy to keep track of all the content that you have online.
Minds on Fire: Open Education, the Long Tail, and Learning 2.0 (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE CONNECT
sutterphoto: What a great article about Learning 2.0. I'll definitely reference this when making pitch to admin for using more 2.0 tools in the classroom and how it relates to pedagogy.
Google relaunches JotSpot as Web publishing tool
NPR: Coffee: A Little Really Does Go a Long Way
arvind: an NPR story about how much caffeine is in various coffee/tea drinks. You might be surprised...
Video Setup Tears Down Class Walls -
Rather short slide show but interesting. Gary
Let's Rewrite the Rules for Kids' Media
Good summary of the issue. Gary
Flickr: Photos from The Library of Congress
jseal ~ Any film in any language.
Student Mathcasts and Project Makes Front Page
Our math class project of and our student-created video lessons (mathcasts) made the front page as "top story" on Wednesday 02/26/08 in the Santa Monica Daily Press newspaper.
Elgato Home
Daves' Take on EdTechTalk
MySpace, Second Life, and Twitter Are Doomed - Columns by PC Magazine
Podsafe Music Network - Once- Music from the Motion Picture
CK-12 - Flex books for every student
Pageflakes - Get it Together
Blackboard Won at e-Literate
FOSSwiki - Freeware and Open Source Software.
Identifies by OS. Gary
Newseum | Today's Front Pages | Map View
kristian still: Nice opener for language lessons
Lessig '08 - Change Congress.
Flickr: Photos tagged with nv08
jm: photos from NV
northernvoice: Blogs, Photos, Videos and more on Technorati
jm: technorati aggregation of NV stuff
Jury Supports Blackboard Patent ~ Stephen's Web ~ by Stephen Downes
jm: Stephen's recap and links to various edubloggers in the BB decision
Phun - 2D physics sandbox
Centre for Distance Education - Collaborative Tools Evaluation Site
jm: reports of evaluated products from Athabasca
Centre for Distance Education - Collaborative Tools Evaluation Site
jm: list of products evaluated by our good friends at Athabasca
New education site using FeedAPI |
Google sponsors new race to the moon - International Herald Tribune
12 Screencasting Tools For Creating Video Tutorials
jm: mashable screencasting tools
Forget Excel: 14 Online Spreadsheet Applications
jm: mashable spreadsheet roundup
Forget Word: 13 Online Word Processors
jm: mashable's roundup of online word processors
Forget PowerPoint: 13 Online Presentation Apps
jm: mashable presentation tools - timely for Jeff and Jen??
Microsoft to share some of its secrets
praxis: Interesting - how will this be useful to educators? Gary
MAKE: Blog: Wizkid computer dispenses with mouse and keyboard
jason: of the future...Wizkid has no keyboard or mouse, 2 microphones, W-Fi, Bluetooth, IR receiver / emitter, an RFID reader, and maintains interaction with users through a gesture-based augmented reality environment...
Personal data on 28,000 schoolchildren stolen
praxis: Strange place to keep data about children. Gary
the miniLegends mentoring program
jason: If you’re an educational blogger...and would like to ‘mentor a mini’ then please leave a comment on (this) page saying who you would like to be connected with...drop into their blogs from time to time throughout the year and leave a positive
Online Education and Training Delivered Across Northern Ontario
If You Can’t Let Go, Twitter - New York Times
Learning4Content/Registration - WikiEducator
Six “Key Emerging Technologies” for Higher Ed Profiled in the 2008 Horizon Report | nmc
jm: latest horizon report for 2008
Download the 2008 Horizon Report
jm: Here's a copy of the latest Horizon Report
Film: U.S. Students Can't Compete in High-Tech World
Tips for savvy medical Web surfing -
Note your usual type of education, but patient education counts, right? Interesting article...Debbie Schinker
Sorry, Boys, This Is Our Domain - New York Times
jason: Research shows...the primary creators of Web content...are digitally effusive teenage girls.
The Mossberg Solution -
praxis: Online tools for choosing a school? Based on standard test results? GMc
Video: Merlin's New Time & Attention Talk | 43 Folders
A Single Place For All Your Notes! | EverNote Corporation
randynobx: nice little note taking program
about us @ twine
krossbow: It's a serious attempt to help define the next iteration of weblogging and social media, or to be the Apple to Facebook's Microsoft, or something. But if it's just a neat toy then that's okay too. It's coded in Ruby/Rails/AJAX and pretty sloppy
Digital Media and Learning Competition
Black Cloud is an environmental studies game that mixes the physical with the virtual to engage high school students in Los Angeles and Cairo, Egypt. Teams role-play as either real estate developers or environmentalists using actual air quality sensors hi
jm: This is TOTALLY cinch ... call the number, get podcast feed of recorded call. Only glitch and kind of a big one is that it uses your phone number in the URL ... hmmm.. kind of like UTTERZ that JL highlighted some time back
Scribd’s iPaper Plan - GigaOM
jm: Om explains iPaper
ShowYourself Widget
International Edubloggers Directory
jm: International Edublogger Directory -
Electronic media may well be damaging the minds of the young, say Sunil Iyengar and Mark Bauerlein
JasonR: zomg! teknologe is bad 4 u! boo!
LeapFrog debuts Crammer Study and Sound player for students - Engadget
JasonR: LeapFrog is moving on up the chain, and hitting 3rd through 8th graders with a new study aid, the Crammer Study and Sound System.
Hands-on with LeapFrog's new edutainment lineup - Engadget
jasonR: more edu-"toys" from Leap Frog debut
Online content providers sign up to code of conduct to protect children | Technology | The Guardian
Chatzy - Create your own private chat rooms
pulled from network - durff
Wikidot - Free Wiki Hosting
worth the surf: - A Biography For Everyone On Earth
worth the surf: While you can do many things to fill out and customize your WikiBio, the only thing that you can't do is write it on your own. That's why the wiki section is designed to be filled out others, as we think that you’ll like seeing your life
Madarin 2.0
skype podcast are changing the way people learn language
Wildlife Filmmaker, Video Mashups, Animal Videos, Wildlife Footage - National Geographic
krossbow: Make your own nature wildlife film.
A resource for Alberta parents who are actively involved in their children's education and interested in locating interactive web sites that support and enhance their child's learning.
For Alberta parents but useful for others. Gary
Fears of Internet predators unfounded, study finds
Presentation on Delicious
emapey: BWatwood presentation on to be delivered at eLearning 2008 on Feb 18, in St Petersburg
YouTube - Math Education: An Inconvenient Truth
alice mercer: Hey, this meteorologist didn't like the math text she reviewed for the state of Washington and made a video about how she thinks it's bad, and how math should be taught. Welcome to the Web!
Izzy Video | The Video Podcast That Shows You How to Shoot and Edit Better Video
Alec / courosa: Good tips on creating online video.
Writer's block? Cure writer's block with creative writing games - brainstorming widgets - poetry generator - character name generator
donna bragg
wide open sapces wiki ready or not ?
tctt: Leo 推荐 wiki 你准备好了 准备翻译中
randynobx Networking Features » Onlinesapiens Blog
List of Favorite Twitter Blog Posts » Onlinesapiens Blog
Comiqs | Create & Share your Comic Stories
susan ettenheim
Manage your account locally with Netlicious Review & Download Link |
krossbow: Description: Netlicious is a desktop client that can manage your del.ici.ous account. It offers a number of useful features including a built-in browser, quick posts and tag editing, exporting your bookmarks to HTML/XML, a search box, the abilit
streaming red5 - Homepage
alice mercer:
Classroom2.0 LIVE Conversations
Online Schooling Grows, Setting Off a Debate - New York Times
Is Obama a Mac and Clinton a PC? - New York Times
Harvard Opens Scholarship, Freeing Up Knowledge and Budgets | Open Culture
Facebook - LTCWiki
vancestevens: The rapid growth of Facebook and the highly personal nature of data provided by users has raised concerns about privacy and security of data. The recent launch of Beacon - Facebook's marketing program that shares data with advertisers and di
LLT Vol 12 Num1: On The Net: You’ve Got some GALL: Google-Assisted Language Learning
vancestevens: Language Learning & Technology Vol.12, No.1, February 2008, pp. 3-11 ON THE NET You’ve Got some GALL: Google-Assisted Language Learning Paginated PDF Version George M. Chinnery University of Maryland – Baltimore County
Learning From a Native Speaker, Without Leaving Home - New York Times
jm via bonk: bonk quoted in the NY times today ... he also shares with us a round up of language links
LoMasTv » Spanish Immersion TV
jm via bonk: (online Spanish video magazine for people who wish to improve their Spanish skills. Authentic Spanish videos include television programs, music videos, interviews, documentaries, and travel. Web site offers Spanish and English captions, pitch - BETA! - Live Language
jm via bonk: (It uses the virtual world of "Second Life" to attend classes on a virtual campus. A placement test determines student's level. Classes are composed of 6 to 8 students at the same level. It uses voice over IP)
Mango Languages - Home
jm via bonk: (provides the study of a second language on an individual setting. The lessons are completely based on Flash movies. The learner listens and reads the phrases presented on each screen and he/she is encouraged to repeat each phrase. Something
Learn languages with FriendsAbroad. Practice your foreign languages at the language exchange
jm via bonk: Free voice calls, a language learning network. Learn language skills in an online language exchange community of millions of users in over 200 countries speaking more than 80 languages. Speak, hear, and look up words in online translation d
Language Exchange Online via Skype on the Mixxer
jm via bonk: 300 teachers and 15,000 people looking for a language exchange. A free educational community for language learners and teachers to find a language partner—use tools like Skype, chat, etc. Not growing as fast as Livemocha. Run through Dic
EnglishPod | Learn Business English with Daily MP3 Podcasts
jm via bonk: Focused on mobile English learning in China. Same company, Praxis, as Chinesepod and Spanishpod.
Learn Spanish - SpanishPod
jm via bonk: (the latest venture of the people from Chinesepod; expected to grow even faster than Chinesepod did)
Learn Chinese - ChinesePod
jm via bonk: (teaching Mandarin online; hundreds of thousands of podcast downloads each month plus many other supplemental language services; Ken Carroll is a co-founder
Livemocha: Learn Languages and Practice with Native Speakers
jm via bonk: combines language learning self-paced lessons (i.e., online contnt) with a community of tutors (i.e., people who give of their time and talent), and a suite of tools for learning language.
Getting Fired At Yahoo: A Twitter Log
R.E.M. Releases New Videos Under Open Source License
Grouply - Tool for Yahoo and Google Groups
Harvard Opts In to 'Opt Out' Plan :: Inside Higher Ed :: Jobs, News and Views for All of Higher Education
jm: more on open access ...
Home - Berkman Center for Internet & Society
jm: Harvard's open access decision
apophenia: open-access is the future: boycott locked-down academic journals
jm: a bit "inside baseball", but an interesting take on academic publishing and "open" access
Welcome to the Course! « Blogs, Wikis, and New Media
jm: david wiley using a free WP hosted account as a means of managing a course ... course content well worth a look, too!
Abject Learning: Ridiculously easy and inexpensive course hosting will never fly
jm: nice recap of kicking it cheap, lean and mean ... with a free hosted WP account
Installing Drupal 6 | Lullabot
jm: not upgrading to 6.0 'til I see how from the dudes and dudettes at lullabot
How to get an Instructional Design education without paying tuition |
jm: some of the top ID resources listed in this tongue in cheek (sort of) post.
Garr Reynolds/Presentations
jm: may come in handy for us jeff :)
I want a Freeware Utility to ... 450+ common problems solved : eConsultant
jm: freeware list based on "I want to ..."
Go Fix the Web! (A case for micropresentations)
Negative Implications Of No Child Left Behind: As Graduation Rates Go Down, School Ratings Go Up
Jason: When no child is left behind, no child gets ahead.
YouTube - You Suck at Photoshop #1
arvind: part 1 of a series of highly-acclaimed Photoshop video tutorials
Annenberg Program for Online Communities
jm: I guess educators aren't included in their list of "entrepreneurial" thinkers :)
Drupal 6.0 released |
PicLens :: Firefox Add-ons
arvind: probably the best Firefox plugin I have ever seen. Makes viewing online photo galleries a delight. Install this ASAP
HelloTxt - Dashboard
Jon Udell: language evolution in
vance stevens
The Story of Stuff with Annie Leonard
Websites for the Primary Grades
YouTube - Cheat At School With your IPOD!
Probably old news for most but a "useful" demonstration for teachers. Gary
NPR : Podcast Directory
jm: the full roundup of NPR podcasts
tteach! - free interactive online knowledge sharing.
mydigimedia by Amy L. Webb
krossbow: Who owns what list.
Free Absorb Content on Yenka
arvind: free math and physics content for 14-16 year old students. Great resource. Targeted for use on a whiteboard
ThinkCycle: Open Collaborative Design
amiddlet: ThinkCycle is an academic, non-profit initiative engaged in supporting distributed collaboration towards design challenges facing underserved communities and the environment. ThinkCycle seeks to create a culture of open source design innovation,
A School That's Too High on Gizmos -
praxis: Some schools may have too much money/technology. Good technology still needs good teachers and good teachers will use technology for everything. Gary
"Vista Capable" scheme was panned at Microsoft
JS: So I *wasn't* the only one who thought this was deceptive and possibly illegal
jamacc: Fantastic site!! Cool web 2.0 tools. Interactive. Love it!
academhack » Blog Archive » Twitter for Academia
vancestevens: Rather than cover what Twitter is or how to use it (see this video as well), I thought I would explain how I use it, specifically for academic related uses, and teaching.
vancestevens: Global #tags for twitter
Yes Tech! | Meme: Passion Quilt
krossbow: Plugoo offers you several communication tools based on instant messaging: * Plugoo Widget, to interact LIVE with your website visitors; * Planet Plugoo, to meet people from all over the world, share your interests and chat with them instantly.
Twittershare | - Design + Technology for Do-Gooders
PDFescape - Your Online PDF Reader, Editor, Form Filler, Form Designer, Solution
krossbow: PDFescape is a new way to open PDF files. It allows you to open your PDF files right here on the web without downloading or installing any software. With PDFescape, you can fill in PDF forms, add text and graphics, add links, and even add new fo
Grokker - Enterprise Search Management
edutagger - K-12 Social Bookmarking / Popular
rubyfire: edutagger is a social bookmarking service for K-12 learners and educators, allowing you to store your web links online and share them with others, all within an educational context.
Linda Stone: Just Breathe: Building the case for Email Apnea
arvind: an article about the potential harm caused by holding breath, something people tend to do while e-mailining, texting, etc
Yahoo! NewsGlobe
kristian still
Audiobook Podcast Collection - Download Free Audiobooks | Open Culture
Georgian history | City of Vice | Channel 4
kristian still: Great murder mystery
kirstian still
Your Chance to Doodle 4 Google
Riffly - video / audio comments for sites
20+ Great Resources For Video Tutorials
Drape's Takes: Surveys Via Google Spreadsheets
The future of Elgg: 1.0 and beyond
Wanted or Not, Windows is Coming to the OLPC Laptop | Compiler from
WordWorld | PBS KIDS
Oprah and Eckhart Tolle Teach A New Earth in Live Webcast Classes
jm: leave it to oprah to bring online learning to the other 98%!
" educate and empower students and educators in safe, effective video production and online video sharing. "
Teaching Hacks
JL Golly a Wiki full of good info
Multiple Intelligences Test
Ian Truelove spills ideas: Kid Grid
100 Things to do with Google Maps Mashups
OZ Projects Online Projects
rubyfire: OzProjects is an Australian site that celebrates online curriculum projects and the world of unique learning opportunities such projects offer students and teachers. Access online project support resources and a range of online tools for your on
Programming: The New Literacy | Edutopia
rubyfire: This article by Marc Prensky published in February 2008 edition of Edutopia challenges educators to consider the importance of programming literacy for 21st century learners.
Simple Spark
krossbow: follows tweets that have embedded tags that start with a # character. As an example, the following: Twitter #socon08 to add to this weekends tweets - Twemes can use letters, numbers and the - a
OpenID » Blog Archive » Evolving the OpenID Foundation Board
What is collective intelligence ? · Buzzword
TwitPic - Share photos on twitter
sutterphoto: Sharing photos on twitter - what a great idea!
Try It | Digital Tools | Detail.php?tool Id=62&fullpage=true | Enquiring Minds
kristianstill: Soda creates physics-based interactive 'toys'. In the Sodarace, users can put their constructions into competition against others.
Study Hacks » Blog Archive » The Art of Speaking: "There is a special circle in hell for those who use laser pointers," this and other advice from a master speaker.
krossbow: I = f(K,P,T) Your Impact is a function of your Knowledge about speaking, Practice, and Talent — in decreasing order of importance. Winston’s advice focuses on your knowledge about speaking. This is the easiest way to gain the biggest increas
Games Learning Society 2007 presentations
webwriter: Video recordings GLS, July 2007 conference.
Top 25 Linux Games for 2008 | WHDb
RIAA president "simply musing" about filters on your PC
JS: RIAA was just brainstorming when discussing internet filtering to keep people copyright-legal
JS: part of the ongoing "end of an era" series. I don't know anyone who didn't see this coming.
HP US Philanthropy: K-12 HP Technology for Teaching grant
JS: HP is giving away 110 awards of $40K each to US public schools with innovative technology project ideas. Deadline is Feb 14
From the Schinker kids: Panwapa aims to foster the foundation for global citizenship and community activism in young children, ages 4 to 7. Featuring an entirely new group of Muppet characters, Panwapa consists of an interactive website, a DVD, and print
TASC: Thinking actively in a social context
Mother Stunned To Find Daughter On Google - Detroit News Story - WDIV Detroit
In '08 presidential race, who's the most tech-friendly? | The Iconoclast - politics, law, and technology - CNET
Giants win, domain squatter loses | Crave : The gadget blog
Live Yahoo Streaming
Appeals court: First Amendment protects forum trolls too
Microsoft To Acquire For $50 Million?
uTest - Software Testing Community
classroombooktalk » home
YouTube - Randy Pausch Lecture: Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams
MySpace deletes hacked Web site for atheists and agnostics -
Whatever your beliefs this is an indication about the problems of using "free" resources for your on-line presence. Educational sites are just as easily removed. Gary
PBS Teachers | . Utah Bill Would Block Wi-Fi Access to Minors | PBS
jm: (sigh)
jm: next generation aggregation?
PicLens | Immersive Slideshows Across the Web
jm: a way to view pictures shared on the web by transforming the browser into a full-screen web
Cooliris Previews :: Firefox Add-ons
jm: preview web links, etc. without clicking
Welcome to
jm: tool for presenting photos
2008 Illinois Online Conference for Teaching and Learning
Remember The Milk - Ulrich's Tasks
180 Technology Tips - HOME PAGE
Praxis: From Pete Mackay's "The Teacher List": List member Kathy Gallagher showed me a site that follows the same minimalist approach that I do on The Teacher List! 180 Technology Tips will provide to you 180 no-cost and simple 5 minute computer lessons t
The Ultimate Student Resource List
VideoSpin - Create your Own Movie Clips In Minutes!
kristian still Video editor, first impressions are postive
Online Event Registration Service - Eventbrite
Yahoo Board to Spurn $44B Microsoft Bid
Pontydysgu - Bridge to Learning » Blog Archive » The sorry eduspaces saga rolls on
ITForum: Alteratives to the Walled Garden listserv?!
jm: what do you think of listervs in this "day and age" ... great conversations seem to be "lost", but there is privacy to consider, I guess ...
Visualizations & Fine Print
A Whole Lotta Nothing – How to record a kickass podcast between two macs — and cheap!
PrincipalsPage - A Navigational Tool for School Administrators
cyndidannerkuhn: : Professional Development For Busy Educators : lessons, files, podcasts
PC World - PBS Adds iTunes U Content
Some school district block iTunes but this may be useful. Gary
Slow shipments irk buyers of One Laptop Per Child devices - The Boston Globe
The continuing story. Gary
jason: WOWIO is a new kind of online bookstore that enables readers to download ebooks for free, using commercial sponsorships to compensate authors and publishers.
PBS Adds iTunes U Content
Kevin Kelly -- The Technium
jason: A nice essay on the realities of economies (and learning) in the Internet Age. Money quote: "When copies are free, you need to sell things which can not be copied."
jason: Founded by veterans of Google and YouTube, Howcast brings together the personality of user-generated content with the quality of a professional video studio to create engaging, informative, and free how-to videos for consumers.
Podcasting News » ooVoo Introduces Real-Time Video Conversation Recording
jason: Real-time video chat site ooVoo today announced the release of the newest version of its real-time video chat service, ooVoo 1.5.
Textonyms give cell phone addicts a new language - Yahoo! News
I have enough trouble with French - is there a French version of this also? Gary
Thingfo: Welcome to Thingfo
krossbow: Create a destination for the things you're talking about. Share your things with your friends, meet new people.
Issuu - You Publish
krossbow: Issuu is the place for online publications: Magazines, documents, and stuff you'd normally find on print. It's the place where YOU become the publisher. Upload a document, it's fast, easy, and totally FREE. Within seconds you'll have a super coo
Second Skin
jason: a documentary on virtual worlds
FindSounds - Search the Web for Sounds
krossbow: Welcome to, a free site where you can search the Web for sound effects and musical instrument samples. Take a look at the types of sounds you can find.
krossbow: interesting I actually think my teachers might remember a url from here rather than the regular url to the district.
Perian - The swiss-army knife of QuickTime® components
krossbow: Perian is a free, open source QuickTime component that adds native support for many popular video formats. Perian enables QuickTime application support for additional Media Types: * AVI, FLV, and MKV file formats * MS-MPEG4 v1 & v2, DivX, 3i - Free Online File Storage, Internet File Sharing, Online Storage
From Alec's Feb. 6 Ustream Simple Private Exchange
Place to share files. Add through web interface, email, phone, embed from another page. Free up to 100 MB
Thingfo: Instant Community for Anything
Kyte: Share pictures and video online or from your mobile
jm: like and comvu Pocketcaster
QIK | Streaming video right from your phone
jm: like what you have been able to do with comvu pocketCaster for literally YEARS ... why was pocketcaster so ahead, yet never got traction?!?
Linked : how everything is connected to everything else and what it means for business, science, and everyday life []
jm: recommended by member of ITForum listserv
Blackboard Advertises an ‘Open Source LMS’ at e-Literate
The Whiteboard Blog: Embedding ICT @ Secondary Guides
Using Super Bowl Ads In The Classroom
jm: using ads in lesson
13 Tools For Tracking Discussions in the Blogosphere
Bubble 2.0: The 10 most memorable tech Super Bowl ads
Is this a 'sign' of things to come for Vista? - Engadget
PodCamp New Media Community UnConference
Podcast FAQ - Home - Online Tutoring Homework Help for Students
jm: tutor - Tutoring, Online Tutoring, Homework Help, Tutor, Tutoring Services, Math Tutoring
jm: tutors
SMARTHINKING.COM - Online tutoring and writing services that help students succeed
jm: tutors
Casting from the Server Room
jm: edtech podcasts
Defining and Assessing Learning: Exploring Competency-Based Initiatives
jm: National center for ed statistics -
WGU - Education Online - Advantage
jm: WGU is the leading regionally-accredited university that grants degrees based completely on competencies—your ability to demonstrate skills and knowledge through a series of assessments carefully designed to measure your knowledge of a field of stud
PDF Text Extraction In Your Browser - PDFTextOnline
Have used it and it works. Gary
Maybe useful? Gary
praxis: "Instapaper facilitates easy reading of long text content. We discover web content throughout the day, and sometimes, we don’t have time to read long articles right when we find them. Instapaper allows you to easily save them for later, when you
Sprout Builder » Home
A third of teachers 'struggle with technology' | News crumb |
UK education group: keep the Wii out of PE class
Jason: Keep Wii out of PE class?
Flypaper, Inc.
webwriter: Watch the DEMO 2008 video for Flypaper. This could be adapted storytelling, presentation, and rapid prototype elearning.
StatCounter Free invisible Web tracker, Hit counter and Web stats
VanceS: A free yet reliable invisible web tracker, highly configurable hit counter and real-time detailed web stats. Insert a simple piece of our code on your web page or blog and you will be able to analyse and monitor all the visitors to your website in
Internet failure hits two continents -
Failure to contingency plan...Debbie Schinker - Special Reports - Your Digital World
Kinda fun. Why is "answering machine" there? Who has THAT anymore? ( says 'Voice Mail' too, but c'mon...) Ditto "high speed internet" - not close to as fast as it was 12 years ago. And last I checked, my BAG was not digital...Debbie Schinker | Modern Teachers
NPR: Record Number of Teachers Set to Retire
Negative or positive effect on use of technology in education? Gary (retired teacher)
Global Voices Online » Education
FLNW mashup 1 Alex stephen Leo wong
questioning Twitter « GNUosphere
VanceS: This blog post questions why bother with twitter. It attracted lots of comments explaining why. Read the comments.
Minds on Fire: Open Education, the Long Tail, and Learning 2.0 (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE CONNECT
ELI Annual Meeting 2008 - Archives & Resources
cmduke: Videos, podcasts, blog entries, and other links to ELI 2008 related materials. Several incredible presentations available video and/or podcast - including Michael Wesch's latest thoughts (author/producer of: Machine Is Using Us and Re/Vision of St
On Demand, on Time and for a Fee, an Army of Tutors Appears - New York Times
jason: If only there were some way to marry the thing she likes to do (socialize online) with the thing she needs to do (math homework).
Youngsters not happy oldies going online |
Top News - Schools need help with tech support
Obvious to most but the numbers are interesting. Gary
Federal department's BlackBerry blackout gets mixed reviews
More time for Twitter? Gary
W3Schools Online Web Tutorials
Excel Games
Multimedia,music & technology blended into lesson plans for middle school classroom. Funded by a grant from NAMM ~from Lee Baber
== Free Culture ==
musicbridges: A collection of content related to Free Culture, the book by Lawrence Lessig. Also provides a link to, the student movement.
James Frankel
musicbridges: Frankel's site to help music educators learn more about technology and the role that it can play in music education and professional development. ~from Lee Baber
jm: a SUPER twist on trademark - jinx!
Meet the GIMP!
DemoRecorder - Screen Recorder for Linux with Sound Recording
4 Generations: Water Buffalo Movie Trivia by San Francisco Bay Area Video Production (t2)
from alec couros.
Ohloh, the open source network
Courses app for Facebook
The Edublogs Magazine : In defense of… this!
Taste of Tech » eTech 2008
perhaps the finest ETT story told to date
Around the Corner - : Selling Out the Edublogs Community?
Monetizing edublogs - a real pity « HeyJude
Songbeat. The music is mine!
JS: free -- no strings courseware. Moodle without having to install and maintain it.
Games-based learning: bringing computer games to the classroom
Pownce : Note From MrChase
injenuity » Viral Professional Development
Cycling '74 || Download soundflower
krossbow: Soundflower and Soundflowerbed Free Inter-application Audio Routing Utility for Mac OS X
webwriter: Hub for video presentations, lectures, etc. created using SonicFoundry hardware/software products. Search for topics. Free.
GreenPrint :: Saving Money Today, Trees Tomorrow
krossbow: GreenPrint software eliminates unwanted pages saving paper, ink, money, and millions of trees
Students Click, and a Quiz Becomes a Game - New York Times
Apparently not for type A's. Gary
ABC News: Can a Video Game Make You Smarter?
First clicking - now more speed! Gary
Welcome to Schoolr. The only resource you'll need.
krossbow: Schoolr would like to thank the family, Google, Wikipedia, Acrnonym Finder, Urban Dictionary, Altavista Babel Fish, SparkNotes, NCSU, and unitconversion for their great resources.
BBC NEWS | | A blog about technology from BBC News | The top tech influencers
Read the comments. Interesting. No Bell and the telephone? Gary
Discover copyright ownership info
gsecor: This is a beta site from Copyright Clearance Center to allow users to find copyright ownership information and other metadata for various sorts of works.
Learn 4 Life
webwriter: Writings (video) about edtech innovations in UK with recorded interviews of edtech leaders at various conferences in Europe.
The Edublogger — Tips, tricks, ideas and help with using web 2.0 technologies and edublogs
jm: Possibly the most useful blog you'll ever visit, and written by multi-Edublog Award nominee Sue Waters, The Edublogger covers everything from giving your blog a makeover to adding photos to your site, playing with widgets and much much more. It's an e
The Edublogs Magazine - Education and the Edublogger
jm: The Edublogs Magazine is the new one stop shop for all your news, views, ideas and even a touch of gossip about what's floating about the edublogosphere. It's also looking for contributors, so if you can knock up a decent post or two, get in touch wit
Next Generation Learning Spaces Site at The University of Queensland - Presentations
jm: presentation material from the captioned re: "learning spaces"
ITForum: George Siemens Feb 4th - 8th
McDonald's dishes up diplomas to go -
jm: I don't believe we talked about this when it was brought up in the chatroom on 0127
Study Guides and Strategies
jm: any good info?
Dfilm - is now Dvolver. Make your own movie with the MovieMaker
Kristian Still: Quick films lesson intro?
Kerpoof™ Home
Teacher's Productivity Hampered by technology. No love. | 43 Folders
Jason: I have found it increasingly annoying to hear from on high that we need to integrate more technology in our classroom, yet most...teachers are still using old standbys because we don’t have the time to use and troubleshoot our way through technol
On The Media
teachweb2 »
Web 2.0 Tools in the Queue
How to Tell If You Are Addicted to Technology | LiveScience
JS: Is it time to unplug for a while?
Presentation Zen
kristian stills - think we have highlighted before, but a good one to keep on the radar screen
Double amputee walks again due to Bluetooth -
dschinker: Tech, but not ed...but future doctors might need more tech savvay than they think!
SPSS: Statistical Software
jm: consider "renting" your software
CutePDF - Create PDF for free, Free PDF Utilities, Save PDF Forms, Edit PDF easily.
jm: recommended by a student in my class
live blogging - photo sharing, MySpace slideshows, MySpace codes, MySpace music
YouTube to feature on wider range of mobile phones
Watch Free Global TV and Online Video from JumpTV --Online Television --English
FRONTLINE: growing up online | PBS
Tech Tools for Gifted Education - Gifted Education 2.0
brandimay - create your own Educational Flash games
Do Our Students Measure Up?
Parents crashing online party -
Debbie Schinker
toonlet: web-comic blogging in minutes
kristianStill: web2.0 cartoon creator
BBC NEWS | Technology | Social sites prove hard to leave behind
Wait to use these sites until your a near retirement? Gary
Va. Student's Snow-Day Plea Triggers an Online Storm -
Now you need to be careful even if you don't use FaceBook or YouTube. See also: Gary
Khan Academy
jseal: Excellent collection of math video's Iincluding SAT prep) freely available through youtube
AlchemyGrid Clipped Website Content
mfertbauagh - Create widgets for your iGoogle, Netvibes, and Pageflakes start page—or to embed on a web site—from any web page with a simple point-and-click.
Feature: Access Your Computer Anytime and Save Energy with Wake-on-LAN
Innovative Teachers Network
Pangea Day
Skype Worm Causes Video-Sharing Shutdown
SparkNotes: Today's Most Popular Study Guides
jm: highlighted in the PBS Frontline show "Growing up online" ... web2.0 version of cliff notes?
inTASC Research Projects
arvind: research on 1:1 laptop programs, computer-based assessment and instructional technologies
Slashdot | Microsoft Confirms IE8 Has 3 Render Modes
js: As if designing for IE weren't hard enough. If you'd like us to comply with standards, please press 2. If you'd like us to work like the old IE, press 7.
Digg - College textbook prices up 186% since 1986; enter revolution
js It's time for open textbooks
Free & secure tools for teaching IM & Chat in school | Welcome to NCS-Tech!
jm: review of ajax IM
ajax im - the ajax-based instant messenger
jm: free IM to set up on your own private network
βloglines (128 unread, 109 pinned)
donnabrag: online students Internet
MultiTweet beta
krossbow: MultiTweet is a great way of managing multiple Twitter and Jaiku accounts on a single page.
Grazing for Digital Natives » digitalstorytelling
susan ettenheim
FRONTLINE: coming soon: growing up online | PBS
Maybe worth watching. Gary
Researcher pinpoints Skype vulnerability
BBC NEWS | Technology | The concerns of copyright reform
"negative effects on education" Gary
Edublogs Campus » Create, manage and control your own edublogs
jm: just announced ... refocused edublogs "premium"
From Lee~ a group of more than 30 technology and mobile companies, is developing Android: the first complete, open, and free mobile platform.
International Conference on Creativity Education
rubyfire: The 2008 International Conference on Creativity Education invites academics and decision makers in creativity policies to attend a series of seminars targeting different disciplines, life stages, and environments that cultivate creativity. The s
The Future of the Future: Boundary-less living, working and learning
rubyfire: Competing in a billion-mind economy means totally rethinking how you live, work and learn. That applies to you as an individual as well as to the organizations to which you belong. In the enterprise of the future, living, working and learning en
5 Free Online Pie Chart Utilities
jm: didn't know there was a demand for pie chart makers ... - Typing at the speed of thought!
jm: cool typing tutorial
White Paper Podcast
From Lee ~ Techniques, guidelines and tools regarding IT installations
Microsoft® Expression®
From Lee~ Microsoft® Expression Blend™ is the professional design tool to create engaging web-connected experiences for Windows. Free Trial Download Buy Expression Blend
What is Silverlight, really? | Webware : Cool Web apps for everyone
lFrom Lee~ An outsiders description of Silverlight
From Lee~ a group of more than 30 technology and mobile companies, is developing Android: the first complete, open, and free mobile platform. | Play Games, Make Friends, Have Fun
2007 Crunchies: The Winners (BETA) - Your Torrents. Real Time.
The "Google generation" not so hot at Googling, after all
but it's not true that students today are "expert searchers." In fact, the report calls this "a dangerous myth.
Tom Hodgkinson on the politics of the people behind Facebook
BBC NEWS | Technology | Facebook asked to pull Scrabulous
Google Press Center: Press Release today rolled out five core initiatives that will be the focus of its philanthropic efforts, the philanthropic arm of Googl will collaborate with experienced partners working in each of these fields,
Flickr to host Library of Congress photos | Underexposed - CNET
BBC NEWS | Technology | Nasa investigates virtual space
CoLab island every Tuesday at 1pm Pacific Daylight Time. NASA's virtual CoLab is a dedicated “island” in the “Second Life” online virtual world, and will later be complemented by a traditional Web-based community website.
Yahoo Implements OpenID; Massive Win For The Project Simple Private Exchange
jm: from a contributed link ...
There - the online virtual world that is your everyday hangout
jm: do we need to try another 2nd life?
jm: I couldn't get log in to work, but concept looks cool!
Universities with the Best Free Online Courses --
jm: seems like a bit of cheesy site, but a nice roundup of free courseware
jm: even though we couldn't get a debat going ... it doesn't mean the economist can't ... - create your website easily
jm: create personal web pages and blog; use existing domain
Free teleprompter/autocue service. Cueprompter - The online prompter.
jm: is there a need for this?
OLPC XO User Review
review of the XO laptop
The Crunchies » Finalists
jm: awards for the most compelling startups, internet and technology innovations of the year.
Social, work lives collide on networking websites -
jm: social networking when social circles cross
Dairy Queen workers' hijinks on web shock owner
When social networking goes bad. Gary
» Social networking sites pose “dangers” for educators? Sustainably Digital
Woman helps teachers expand the use of digital technology in the classroom --
When they get to school, she said, "we're cutting them off at the knees. We need to take what they're doing at home and show them educational ways to use it." Gary
Educational Origami - Powered By Bloglines
Feel free to use this as you wish
Create A Graph
pgoerner: Nice program to create a graph...simple to use and very visual.
Facebook photos land Eden Prairie kids in trouble
praxis: If I was a student this might keep my off Facebook. I can't imagine this happening at my high school but who knows. As for "invasion of privacy" .... hmm - your picture is posted on the web and probably with your knowledge. You can vote on the sit - The Marquee
Thinner than a book...Debbie Schinker | Some ask, y talk when u cn txt?
My school bans the use of cell phones but others do not - especially for text messaging. Gary
Record and share voice messages on the web with - Download Squad
amiddlet50: Record and share voice messages on the web with Online file storage/sharing site has added a new feature that makes it even easier to share messages with a group of friends or colleagues. Last month we told you how you could u
PBS lets kids 'Play!' online for a price -
This is becoming more common. Gary
AydinDesign in 3D
Aydin Design 3D representation of the website using gogofrog
» Breaking News - Twitter Bookgroup Kate 2.0
rubyfire: Advantages of a Twitter Bookgroup
Openads Blog » Hosted Version of Openads!
Intel Classmate PC Laptop reviews - CNET Reviews
MySpace agrees to social-networking safety plan | The Social - CNET
ChatMaker.NET: Make your own chat room!
Pistachio Consulting Inc. » Twitter is my Village
Main Page - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Simply great
Educational Gaming Commons
Twitter / Sylvia: Still fretting about the co...
Education, Technology, and Design Conference Calendar | Ed Tech Hacks
Second Life banks banned, run on banks begins - twit your opinion
Best Practices in Online Teaching
Social Networks in Education » home
alex: Need a place to collaborate? This is a pretty good place to start.
The Browser: Analyzing the tech biz Are we already moving on from traditional social networking? «
So how is netvibes different from protopage? - Debbie Schinker
Welcome to Postalz: Send Postcards online
kristian Still: Great tool, create and send e-postcards
Inspiration - Big Think - Browse Ideas
dennisar: more on Big Think
What do cell phone reception bars mean? | Ask MetaFilter
jason: Pretty much doesn't mean squat.
The Browser: Analyzing the tech biz Google Earth adds YouTube videos «
Debbie Schinker
BLC06: Sustainable Learning Communities - Teach42
China plans to block web-based video sites like YouTube
Empirical Analysis of Internet Filtering in China
Background and Analysis from Harvard Law School on Internet filtering in China
Tech-Ex: Australia Moves to Censor the Internet
Australia requiring filtered Internet for kids
Australia Joins China In Censoring The Internet
Australia is requiring a "clean feed" for child-accessible computers
ALA | Intellectual Freedom
ALA resources and position on Internet filtering in libraries
Internet Filtering: Beware the Cyber Censors - Vol 12 no 4 - Rethinking Schools Online
JS: Opinion item comparing school Internet filters to "big brother" style censorship
Internet Filters In Schools And Libraries: Encyclopedia of Everyday Law
JS Background on Internet filtering in American schools
Face value | The accidental innovator |
jm: evhead behind blogger and twitter
::: drewmedia graffiti :::
vance: Changing Text Type your text in the box on the left, and click update to see your new graffiti. Fills and Backgrounds There are currently 15 solid fills, 15 gradient fills, 14 solid canvases, and 8 special canvases to choose from. Simply click the
Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling
webwriter: Includes how-to and story examples on iTunes.
MAKE: Blog: HOW TO - Make your own XO laptop bag
Recap: Women in the edublogosphere 2007 | Janet Clarey
jm: chick edubloggers you may or may not know about ...
FLNW » home
jm: future of learning in a networked world Jan 16 - 28
tinymap - quick and easy maps
jm: awesome mapping tool based on of google maps, annotate map, add waypoints, save it, share it, password protect it. Cool!
krossbow: TimeBridge has introduced the first Personal Scheduling Manager designed to help busy people find a time to meet— fast. This innovative, new web application works across calendaring systems, companies and time zones.
CrossLoop - Everyone Helps
krossbow: # Simple Secure Screen Sharing # Connect Any Two PCs on Earth # Free File Transfer and Switch Control
Fund For Teachers®
krossbow: Fund for Teachers enriches the personal and professional growth of teachers by recognizing and supporting them as they identify and pursue opportunities around the globe that will have the greatest impact on their practice, the academic lives of
Website not a kindred spirit, says Anne authority
for dave: Web safety but in contrast to the PEI "Living Archives" project. Gary
Feature: Get Things Done Over the Phone with Jott
jm update on stuff to do with jott
Stickam - The Live Community
PC World - Former OLPC CTO Aims to Create $75 Laptop
Games at Sploder - Flash Game Creator, Games for MySpace, Blogger, Xanga, and Everywhere!
OLPC developing dual-boot Windows, Linux OS for laptops - Yahoo! News
Not "big, bad, Microsoft"? Gary
Twiddeo is Twitter+Video! Powered by V:social
Download free .pdf to .doc converter
cmcraft: This is the first PDF to DOC converter I've really seen. I've looked for one of these for years. It allows you to convert any pdf to a Word document that is editable. I've tried it on a few documents and the quality is acceptable. Via lifehacker.
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Infinite Thinking Machine
Instructables - The World's Biggest DIY & How To Show & Tell
rubyfire: Instructables is a web-based documentation platform where passionate people share what they do and how they do it, and learn from and collaborate with others. The seeds of Instructables germinated at the MIT Media Lab
Kevin's Meandering Mind » The Merits of Blogging: A Research Study
rubyfire: dissertation research study (the summary is here and the full report is here) that he did around the topic of blogging in the classroom, and it is a very thorough and deep look at the ways in which blogging can enhance the educational learning f
Smilebox - Learn more about Smilebox and Club Smilebox
rubyfire: Smilebox is a fun and engaging service that connects you with family and friends using your photos and videos. It's free, easy to use, and the results are amazing.
Polaroid back to its roots with tiny printer -
Brilliant. Now maybe there's a reason to have a camera phone. I fonly they'd take pics with a high enough res to get a decent print...Debbie Schinker
Ten Common Objections to Social Media Adoption and How You Can Respond - ReadWriteWeb
jm: "Ultimately, I'm not yet convinced myself that persuading anyone is the way to go "
Gates on Microsoft's expansion -
JW Media Player
stream asx / pls files?
krossbow: I want to liveblog everything” – * Make your next live blog truly live * Ideal for covering politics, sports, conferences * Instantly publish pictures, video and audio * 100% compatible with all web publishing softwa
Open Web Awards presented by
krossbow: Transform photos and videos with The Ultimate Creativity Machine
uTIPu - Capture and share PC know-how in a video for FREE at
krossbow: Capture and share your screen in a video In just a few clicks, our TipCam software records a video of your screen and posts it for sharing. It's easy and FREE! Get started in just 3 easy steps...
flauntR- Free online photo editor with thousands of one click effects
flauntR We love to see people do great stuff with their photos. In our world, everything can be professional, yet free to use. Advanced and yet easy. Powerful enough to do cool things, yet simple enough to be used everyday. Move your photos in and out of
New online knowledge connections/mapping web service. Share bookmark and maps. Related to Compendium. OpenLearn tool from OSC project.
Professors help students virtually -
Hmm - just like EdTechTalk? Gary
Watch and learn - web - Technology -
A good summary of web technology use in education. Gary
Coming soon: a computer that fits a pocket
Yes but will we ban them in schools? Gary
On The Media: Transcript of "The Persistence of Memory" (January 4, 2008)
Alberta premier threatens to sue over domain name
praxis: Cyberbullying? Non-Canadian edtechtalk followers will probably not get the humour of this.
Digital world creates a new underclass | Business | The Observer
OLPC America to launch in 2008
OLPC for USians
Alvin’s Educational Technology Blog » 2008 » January » 05
neat service! Debbie Schinker
Budding deafness rocks the iPod set - National -
Time to stop listening to all those podcasts - one of my most important forms of PD? Gary
Bonsall Union School District | From The Superintendent
Big Think - We Are What You Think
How we installed and used swftools | aWebFactory
New Media Literacies White Paper
Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century
Best Practices in Online Teaching
webwriter: A course in Connexions authored by Larry Ragan at Penn State, August, 2007. The course includes advice about: preparing to teach in an online environment, managing the teaching of a course, and addressing larger issues surrounding online teachi
Maxtor OneTouch™ 4 Mini, Portable Hard Drive, Portable External Hard Drive, Portable HD
jm: nice portable backup option ... got one as gift
20+ Tools For Creating Your Own Games
krossbow: We all play games, but not many of us have tried to actually create games. Have you been scared due to all the programming knowledge you think it takes? Well, thanks to the wonders of the web, now there are numerous tools that enable almost anyo
Google Policy Fellowship
Fellows will have the opportunity to work at public interest organizations at the forefront of debates on broadband and access policy, content regulation, copyright and trademark reform, consumer privacy, open government, and more.
Teachers & Teaching (Videos/PPoints)
kristian still: CPD videos perhaps.
Teach ICT - Tons of Free Teaching Materials and ICT Revision
kristiam still Tons of free teaching, revision and learning material
blog of proximal development » Blog Archive » How to Grow a Blog
eLearn: Feature Article
kristian still
Create a talking character using any photo or picture
durff - The ultimate bridge building games website
The ultimate bridge building games website
Planet Science | Wired
kristian still: Planet Science... Science can be fun... Wired
dy/dan annual report contest
From MizMercer: Dan Myer has another contest to try to improve the design aesthetic of teachers everywhere...
Secret Websites, Coded Messages: The New World of Immersive Games
The Thinking Stick » ‘08 The ‘Live Web’
How does the non-stop live web change our net lives and how does it maifest itself in education?
Automatic wireless photo upload
Guerrilla Warfare and the OLPC - OLPC
Jeff Felix 's Dissertation
Edublogging: Instruction for the Digital Age Learner
Drupalcon Boston 2008 | Drupal Conference Organizing Website - Share and remix data using open standards
lifestreams - your life live
jm: another "find" from the twitteristas ... in private beta ... will it have "legs" in 2008? - The horizontal photo slideshow for Flickr
jm: Another cool flickr slideshow embed thingy ... works like a charm
Education‽Blog List
jm: another list of edublogs based on technorati "authority" rank
The Orange Box - Portal
Confusion Over New York Cellphone Ban in Schools
praxis: There has to be something more to this story - you can carry your cellphone to school but can't bring it into the building?
Education World ® Technology Center: Doug Johnson: A Proposal for Banning Pencils
krossbow: A Proposal for Banning Pencils By Doug Johnson Ex abusu non arguitur in usum. (The abuse of a thing is no argument against its use.)
Yugma : Free Web Conferencing, Online Meetings, Web Collaboration Service, Free Desktop Sharing, video conferencing, remote control software, net meeting, mac conferencing : - Yugma Web Conferencing Service Giving Back to the World of Bloggers on One Year
cmcraft: Yugma wants to give away free one year accounts to bloggers. They don't seem to ask much in return, am I missing something?
The Scoble scuffle: Facebook, Plaxo at odds over data portability | The Social - CNET
jm: details of the data scuffle
Stomach Flu Spread By Contaminated Computer Keyboards - Yahoo! News
"In addition, people who are ill should stay home for one to three daysafter they have had their last symptom, because they continue to shed thevirus and can still contaminate objects," Chai added.
Play Scrabulous online for free - at Scrabulous
jm: all the Twtiteristas are playing!
Half an Hour: Last Year's eLearn Magazine Predictions
jm: So ... how do you "grade" these '07 Predictions?
Overview | Drupal Conference Organizing Website
jm: Is the registration already closed or not yet open?
Slide - slideshows, slide shows, photo sharing, image hosting, widgets, MySpace codes, web publishing, music - Slide
Airborne internet may generate turbulence
Maybe this has application to school networks. Teach students proper use of unfiltered technology and expect it later? Gary
Star Trek DIY: Fans make their own 'Webisodes' -
Never heard the term "webisode" before. Interesting story - could have edu apps as well! ~ Debbie Schinker
Tony Vincent's
Kristian Still: Lots of mobile / handheld goodness.
Mixbook | Create Amazing Books With Your Friends!
Showcase student work
QIK | Streaming video right from your phone
School bus becomes virtual classrooom.
praxis: An interesting option for long bus rides. Gary
Little laptop a hit in rural Peru -
praxis: More about the XO laptops.
eduwikius » home
Money Programme
Free teleprompter/autocue service. Cueprompter - The online prompter.
krossbow: Free teleprompter/autocue service CuePrompter is a free teleprompter/autocue service. Your browser works like a teleprompter -no extra software needed. Check the system requirements and give it a try. Bookmark this site and come again when ever
Neulio - online course creator
webwriter:Author lessons into courses. Free.
Googling for Your Grade - TIME
Merry Christmas! I know you don't have a show for a few weeks, but you HAVE to check out this link!! - Debbie Schinker
Youth Radio
is there a list of words that are systems driven ? e.g by typing in "Stats" , twitter responds displaying followers /following stats !! thas kewl, but there must be more keywords correct ?? :)-
krossbow: here are some of the words you can use to interact with Twitter:
Remember The Milk - Services / Remember The Milk for Gmail
wkjellstrom: Remember The Milk for Gmail is a Firefox extension that allows you to manage your tasks in Gmail, add new tasks, automatically add tasks for starred messages or specific labels, and much more! -From Willy at Trinity School.
Spicebird Collaboration is much beyond e-mail communication – it's a process where individuals work together to achieve a common goal. Apart from having e-mail, instant messaging and group calendaring, an ideal collaboration system should make 'working
LunaPic Online Photo Editor
Log in, enter password, read a textbook
mr.circe: "A shift toward digital textbooks for kindergarten through high school not only is updating the way students learn, it's changing the business model for Pearson, one of the world's largest publishers of school textbooks."
protagonize: community-driven interactive fiction
krossbow: Choose your own adventure. is an online community dedicated to the (nearly) lost art of the adventure, a type of collaborative fiction. Curious? Find out more!
Langwitches » Blog Archive » Global Audience?…Are you Globally Friendly?
rubyfire: If you are writing a public blog, professionally or with your students, you need to asks yourself the question "Do I have a global audience?"
Tweet Scan - Real-time Twitter Search
24im - Free EIM Service
krossbow: 24im - Free Group Based Enterprise IM. 24im is the smarter, faster, easier way to deliver enterprise-grade IM to your private group. For Free.
Open Source Living
js: Open Source resources from Sharon Peters
Storyboard Pro Software - Movies
susan ettenheim
UACALI - MaxAuthor
webwriter: Free authoring tool to create language lessons with audiovisual multimedia. Supported by the U. of Arizona.
Internet Access Is Only Prerequisite For More and More College Classes -
If I take one of these courses maybe I should include it as professional development when I need to report PD to my administration. Gary
Web Playgrounds of the Very Young - New York Times
So who will control/monitor the educational value of these commercial sites? Gary
Live Chat
krossbow: Welcome to Live Chat! Live Chat provides real time text support right in your browser. If Foxkeh says we're open, click on him to begin a one on one chat with one of our volunteers.
Rose Parade Gets A Podcast Accompaniment
professionalgrowth wiki
dennisar's channel -
js: Center for Applied Research in Educational Technology, from Wow2, 1/1/2008
» Tagging, Tracking and Using RSS with Twitter! Mobile Technology in TAFE
rubyfire how to on tagging with twitter
Study: Web generation heaviest users of public libraries -
Debbie Schinker - REALLY interesting info...
OLPC CTO quits nonprofit effort - Yahoo! News
praxis Interesting development - effect of OLPC? Gary
The Best Links 2007 (
Online HTML Editor
kwout | A brilliant way to quote
durff - did we talk about this one??
Connecting Students to Advanced Courses Online -- TOC
jm: Connecting Students to Advanced Courses Online highlights six providers of academic coursework by delivering advanced on line courses to students through technology. The primary audience is for district and schools decision-makers who are looking for
AHAH Microformat
apophenia: Pew on teen social media practices (with interesting bits on class)
jm: d boyd take on latest Pew report on teen social media practices
Open Thinking & Digital Pedagogy » EC&I 831: Upcoming Ed. Tech Grad Course
jm: new course from Alec Couros - follow along ...
AT&T Yahoo! High Speed Internet - No Voice Line Plans
jm: DSL without the phone line
Digital Ethnography » Blog Archive » A Vision of Students Today
Wikia Search Project to Launch Jan. 7, Wales says -
OLPC CTO Mary Lou Jepsen quits nonprofit effort
guess-the-google.swf (application/x-shockwave-flash Object)
Peter Suber, Open Access News
iPod in education overview - pt.2
Might be handy for teachers in the trenches.
onepage | Tim's Blog
Education Handouts for 2.0 tools
Poll Everywhere - Simple Text Message (SMS) Voting and Polling, PowerPoint Polling
Global online Word Cup for all ages
About the Word Cup No matter what your age is or where you live, join us for the Word Cup - an annual, global, online vocabulary challenge for all ages! Trying out is free, and lots of prizes are awarded to winners of various skill levels. Hosted by eSpin
Creation college seeks state's OK to train teachers | Dallas Morning News | News for Dallas, Texas | Religion
On The Media: Transcript of "Head Space" (December 14, 2007)
Adults warn kids off social network sites, use them themselves -- Pew Internet report on search and identity - Boing Boing
Half an Hour: Not the Edublog Award Winners - Download movies online.
arvind: wow, download movies for $1.99. how can this be legal?
Allan Jardine | Reflections
Design is a suite of web-design and development assistive tools which can be utilised on any web-page. Encompassing utilities for grid layout, measurement and alignment, Design is a uniquely powerful JavaScript bookmarklet.
PoducateMe | Practical Solutions for Podcasting in Education
jl: provides instruction for and discussion of podcasting in education.
Futurelab - Projects
Manual catches 2 student hackers
I think our school district should consider hiring this student. Gary
Podcasting News » 24-Hour Podcast Marathon To Raise Money For One Laptop Per Child
A webcastathon by any other name?
6 Online Tools for Text to Speech you would not want to miss
6 Online Tools for Text to Speech you would not want to miss
DocSyncer - Synchronize Your Microsoft Office Documents with Your Google Docs Account
Sync your MS Office documents with your Google Docs
Star Trek DIY: Fans make their own 'Webisodes' -
Sherry's 50th Birthday!
Scripted Re-Mark - Batch Editor for Bookmarks
YouTube - Most Terrifying Video You'll Ever See
The Alphabetizer puts just about any list in alphabetical order. Alphabetize words, songs, titles, email addresses, phrases, sentences. List sorter!
FStream - 1.3.1
PDF Editing & Creation: 50+ open source/free alternatives to Adobe Acrobat : Codswallop
Grazr - Reading List Management and Tools
YouTube - Here Comes Another Bubble v1.1 - The Richter Scales
Edublogosphere IRC Login
Language Lab Unleashed & EdTechTalk Reunion / Flashmeeting Sandox
MeBeam ™  Web based video conferencing: Home
Twitter Downtime » Blog Archive » Why’s everyone using Pownce?
Clips: Use a Wiimote to Make Whiteboards Out of Anything
Totally Wired: How Technology is Changing Kids and Learning
5.pdf (application/pdf Object)
TwitDir - a Twitter directory - Find your friends and more on Twitter!
Official Google Blog: Encouraging people to contribute knowledge
Academic Productivity » Academics are prostitutes?
A Big List of Sites That Teach You How To Do Stuff
Bye bye Eduspaces | EdTechTalk
IU Graduation: Mine! | Designed to Inspire
Music is Not for Insects: Frets on Fire: freeware patterned after Guitar Hero
Webinar Archives | Discovery Educator Network
Funderstanding Roller Coaster
Daft Doggy Free Podcasting and Voice Tags
[UPDATED] Was Cory Linden fired, or did he quit? - Massively
jm: shake up at 2ndLife HQ
Merriam-Webster Online
jm: W00T! - Free website, free hosting, free webpage
Google Trends
ThinkGeek :: I'm blogging this Babydoll Tee
To: Jen, From: John
To: Jen, From: John
Little Miss Giggles t-shirt by Junk Food
To: Jen, From: Dave
The Wikipedia Review
YouTube - Toyota shows off violin-playing humanoid robot
What is a barcamp, anyway?
Free Online Course Materials | MIT OpenCourseWare
The 2007 Edublog Award Ceremony | EdTechTalk
» blog The Edublog Awards
2007 Edublog Awards
Real Time Rome
Weblin - Press Releases -
ooVoo - Free Video Conferencing and Video Messaging
from jasonR
Charity Forced to Pay Copyright Fee So Kids Can Sing Carols | TorrentFreak
Jeff: Christmas is known world-wide as a time for sharing, a time for giving. But for one charity, instead of Santa arriving with gifts, the copyright police turned up demanding money. Why? Because the charity allows children to sing carols on the premise
Secret mailing list rocks Wikipedia | The Register
Is Apple coding Leopard to run Windows apps natively? | Reg Hardware
Girls Make History by Sweeping Top Honors at a Science Contest - New York Times
Top 10 educational stories of 2007 - connectivism! | Dave’s Educational Blog
no one tagged this yet? Are we saving it for edtech yearly? If I tag something with davelink, does that mean he has to talk about it?
Taste of Tech » Students 2.0
QuickTime Flaw a Potential Threat to Second Life Fans - Security Fix
Students 2.0 Edublog Pre-Launch: Help Spread the Splash | Beyond School#comments#comments
Overstream -- Welcome
subtitle friendly video sharing
Feelin’ a Little Cocky? Grade Your Website! |
jm: time for an end of the year vanity status check?
BarCamp wiki / EduCamp
jm: Did anyone go to the NYC Educamp???
Create online quizzes free quiz maker - ClassMarker
kristian still: Neat quiz maker
In-flight Internet access starts next week | Computerworld Blogs
PanKap Edulinks - Science links for high school students
Farewell CompUSA: Company to shutter remaining stores
JS: Retail takes another hit -- tech community happy about closeout prices Video games invade university classrooms
Video game to teach ethical decision making. Ethical? I guess that depends on your meme. Gary - White Christmas Probability
Debbie Schinker
Dell Drivers and Downloads
jm: DELL UPDATES SIGMATEL DRIVERS 12/04/07 - now featuring .... STEREO MIX ... WOOT! Sorry Vististas ... looks to be for XP only
Make-a-Flake - A snowflake maker by Barkley Interactive
JS: from jdub's blog
proTECHt » home
pgoener: We invite schools and classes from around the world to take part in creating a robust resource that will help promote positive use of technology and educate others about possible problems one can encounter with using technology.
HippoCampus - Homework and Study Help - Free help with your algebra, biology, environmental science, American government, US history, physics and religion homework
cathyE: multimedia resources for high school
Generation YES Blog » Blog Archive » What the research says - effective technology professional development
krossbow: Less structure required What the research says - effective technology professional development
Presenting about presenting
Welcome to dimdim
For Jeff from Pellerman - worth another look? dimdim is the world´s first free web meeting service based on the open source platform. dimdim is a browser-based web 2.0 service that allows anybody to share their desktop, show slides, as well as talk, list
Jamendo : Open Your Ears
Countdown maths problem
Kristian: Countdown maths problem
Commodore 64 still loved after all these years -
Debbie Schinker (Color CoCo were better, though I've never heard of a Color CoCo orchestra...(-:)
ThinkGeek :: USB Drink Chiller & Warmer
jm: if I had Jeff's name in the holiday grab bag ... he would never have to leave the basement!
ThinkGeek :: more beer
jm: if I had john's name in the holiday grab bag
ThinkGeek :: meh
jm: if I had Dave's name in the holiday grab bag ...
jm: more fun + ETT vanity!
Web Site Marketing SEO Tools, SEO Score
jm: Grade your web site = fun + vanity
Open Planner | work smarter. teach better. share.
jm: open source curriculm planning and more ...
Students 2.0
Cyberbullying — National Crime Prevention Council
jm: more from the tweets
jm: made the tweet rounds this week - web site re: net safety
Coming of Age on
Seedlings Team, Joyce insights, puppets, video, web 2.0 tools... what's not to like
At N.J. college, students must buy a cell phone with GPS for safety -
No "big brother" until ..... someone decides differently? Gary
Reality-check or rip off? People spending millions on virtual gifts -
Debbie Schinker - It's good to be Sure...
krossbow: -Like Definr but for Windows apps. Do you see something running and want to know what it is or if it possibly a bad thing, check here. Also helpful if you have something crashing but it's not the name of the program but a part of a larger progra
Urban Legends Reference Pages: Year 1999 A.D.
REALLY interesting! I love the multiple monitors, gigantic printer, and "push button" technology. The gender stereotypes are amusing, too. Debbie Schinker
Project Playlist | Myspace Playlist | Create, Share Music Playlists | Music Playlist || Facebook, Tagworld, Stickam, Hi5, Friendster, Xanga, Myspace Music Playlists
pgoener: social music experiement
Technology Integration Matrix
krossbow: For those who ask "but what does it look like?" What is the Technology Integration Matrix? The Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) illustrates how teachers can use technology to enhance learning for K-12 students. The TIM incorporates five inter
Rise of the mobile novel sets alarm bells ringing in Japanese literary circles - Times Online
At least they are reading? Gary
Gibson unveils self-tuning guitar -
Exploiting Second Life
Orders to One Laptop surge
praxis: Maybe this will work. Gary
BBC NEWS | Technology | Glimpsing Nigeria's digital lifeline
praxis to DAVE: This may be of particular interest to Dave - Nigeria again - more positive this time but some problems indicated at the end of the article. Gary
Mixing in Math Index Page
krossbow: Mixing in Math activities are: * Quick ways to mix math in to what after-school programs already do: sports, snack time, arts and crafts, playground games; * Easy to prep; * Easy to lead. You don't need math background or special training; * Fre
Compendium Institute
Top News - MIT adapts free online courses for high schools
Urban Legends Reference Pages: Computer Storage (1956)
Debbie Schinker
Reader: Web 2.0 and Education
David Seah - The Printable CEO™ Series
In Japan, cellular storytelling is all the rage - Mobiles & Handhelds
pellerman: This is a pretty cool little tool.
WiZiQ Blog: VC Update - Microsoft Word, Excel added
from maaganm
Science Videos Search Engine
arvind: screened videos on various science topics. Search or browse by category
Open Thinking & Digital Pedagogy » Understanding Digital Citizenship
eebee Alec Couros on digital citizenship
Poll Everywhere - Simple Text Message Voting
Institute of Educational Assessors -
kristianstill: Keynote speech by Paul Black - Author of "Inside the Black Box." Assessment for Learning
YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.
krossbow :Playlist: SMART's Notebook™ Version 10 New Features SMART has come out saying that the next version of their software (v.10) will be only for the education market.
Vodpod: Collect your favorite videos
ALEUTIA - The Ultimate Off Grid Computer
Solar powered computer
ASCII Poster Maker
krossbow: Looks to be similar to the rasterbator. More ways to spend that ink budget early. ASCII Poster converts any image into a giant PDF poster suitable for mounting on your wall. Each poster is made completely from ordinary letters and numbers.
krossbow: interesting facts about your birthday and things that happened on the same date. Could be used for daily news broadcast.
Genfavicon. Free Online Favicon Generator. Icon Generator.
krossbow: What is favicon? A favicon (short for 'favorites icon'), are litle icons associated with a particular website or webpage, shown next to the site's name in the URL bar of most browsers. The most common sizes for favicons are: 16x16, 32x32, 48x48,
Nourish – RSS to Email Service – Blog Powered Newsletters
krossbow: Nourish is a simple web application which allows you to take any RSS feed from content you publish (like a blog), and convert it into an automated email newsletter your readers can subscribe to.
Mailpic - Protect your mailbox from spam!
Krossbow: Mailpic creates a small picture of your e-mail address for you. By using this picture, you make it nearly impossible for spammers to find your address and send you spam e-mails. For example, turns into (e-mail address). » Banning Wikipedia
Welcome to Naked Software
Center for Evaluation and Education Policy
Spam 2.0 - Spammers pose new problems for an evolving web
Webcasting Help Wanted | The Webcast Academy
» Welcome to the Eddies! The Edublog Awards Kindle: Amazon's New Wireless Reading Device: Kindle Store
Monterey Institute for Technology and Education
E-Smith Server - SME Server
Moodle: Modules and plugins - Moofolio
Tuttle SVC: The Breadth of "Commercial" Use
jm: Tom hoffman post on NC of OER
OERs, Licensing, and Are We There Yet? | FunnyMonkey - Tools for Teachers
jm: Bill Fitzgerald's take on the capetown dec.
Responding to Criticisms of Cape Town at iterating toward openness
The Cape Town Open Education Declaration
JM: The FAQ worth a read, too
Flipbook Printer - Mouser - Software -
jm: fun flip book creator - tried it last year and it actually worked!
TeacherTube - The Rights of the Child
From Miz Mercer: There are not a lot of elementary appropriate materials that are web based, so I put this video together to help. You can see my pageflake at: about this subject
Internet Archive: Million Book Project
JS: JS: 1.5 million free books online. Carnegie Mellon project as seen on CNN
elenaw: Community for Internet2 enabled technologies
Digital library surpasses initial goal of 1 million books -
Debbie S: Carnegie Mellon project surpasses 1.5 million books digitized and freely available online
Resolution:License update - Wikimedia Foundation
Video: Blogs in Plain English | Common Craft - Explanations In Plain English
from bud the teacher: We made this 3 minute video for people who wonder why blogs are such a big deal. If you're a blogger who wants people to understand why you have a blog and how it works, this video is for you.
Eye-Fi WiFi-enabled SD card finally shipping - Engadget
Alex: ry? dan? andrew? A great device
On The Media
alex: A piece on the one laptop per child program --- interesting. Dave was right as of now.
Jamendo Blog » Blog Archive » Breaking news: Wikipedia announces Creative Commons compatibility!
alex: Creative Commons deal with wikipedia
Teachers Report Assistant - FREE time saving utility for teachers
KristianStill - Manage your online identity
YouTube - Virtual Social Worlds and the Future of Learning
EVO 2008 Call for Participation wiki - For six weeks (Jan 14-Feb 24), partic...
PC World - New QuickTime Bug Exposes XP, Vista to Attack
Kids Around the World | Home
Asterpix Interactive Video - learn more
Create free online surveys and polls with - Use our award winning survey software to conduct your market research.
jm: used by the eddies
jl: a mutlimedia twitter?
English Teaching Lab: English grammar practice on the Web
jl: from José Luis Cabello 's blog
Linux Desktop – Is it an Option for Normal Users? Part 3
The Ed Techie: The Cape Town declaration - some thoughts and suggestions
jm - from Martin Weller (edublog nominee, btw): his take on the cape town declaration
The Cape Town Declaration Comes Online! at iterating toward openness
jm: D. Wiley's take on the cape town declaration
The Cape Town Open Education Declaration
from nicobaird, "I found this declaration and I feel it is really not something to support! After reading a post by Stephen Downes I completely agree with him! I hope the Open Education community will join in asking them to OPEN UP this document!"
How To Send Very Large Files Across The Web: Eatlime Does It - Robin Good's Latest News
File transfer, considering last weeks options for this service, heres another.
Educational Computer sites for kids? | Ask MetaFilter
"I would like the site to be targeted towards grades 6-8 and, if possible, teach anything from computer concepts to programming. Bonus points if it is presented as a sort of game." JasonR
TVnima: You're the TV show director!
SlideShare (share powerpoint presentations online, slideshows, slide shows, download presentations, widgets, MySpace codes)
Welcome to Speak Up
Speak Up, a national online research project facilitated by Project TomorrowSM, gives individuals the opportunity to share their viewpoints about key educational issues.
The Cape Town Open Education Declaration
Game - Dare2BDigital
Online Learning Challenge, to highlight online learning opportunities at BC’s public post-secondary institutions.
Procrastinator's Delight
Half an Hour: Criticizing the Cape Town Declaration
Weebly - Create a free website and a free blog
jm: for alice mercer - this wasn't tagged before, but I think this is what you were looking for last week?
Freeplay Music, Broadcast Production Music Library, Free and Mp3 Music Downloads, See Usage Terms.
jm: from cathyjo tweet - licensing?
fotowoosh - Powered by Freewebs
jm: from cogdog tweet: cool
CiteULike: Frequently Asked Questions
pellerman: Here is another free tool. Snagit! captures images from your screen.
Jobs, News and Views for All of Higher Education - Inside Higher Ed :: When E-Mail Is Outsourced
Alex: I think this is a schinker article -- NEWS!
60 Second Science
JS: from the Moodle presentation at the conference this week.
habari - Google Code
Mysterious: "Habari represents a fresh start to the idea of blogging" From JasonR
I Do Dog Tricks
jason: This will make you laugh!
Download SnagIt for Free - Full Licensed Version | Digital Inspiration Technology Guide
JS: Free SnagIt.
Blogs for Learning
JS: an online resource about instructional blogging. The site provides students and instructors with information and resources about the technical and pedagogical aspects of blogging in the classroom.
Alice is an innovative 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create an animation for telling a story, playing an interactive game, or a video to share on the web. Alice is a teaching tool for introductory computing.: Alex
Download Camtasia Studio with Registration Key for Free | Digital Inspiration Technology Guide
JS: free old version of Camtasia
Free Camtasia AND Snag IT
great description of how to get the new version of Camtasia for free!
Banning Wikipedia at school: good idea or missed opportunity?
"a local school librarian who put up her own "Just Say No to Wikipedia" signs in the computer lab...." JasonR
The River City Project: Introduction
JS: From Lisa at the C. M. Conference
Verizon Announces Plans to Unlock Network - News and Analysis by PC Magazine
Embedded Media HTML Generator
krossbow: Embedded Media HTML Generator step1 The Embedded Media HTML Generator has been developed to ease the burden of inserting video and animations into web pages. Please select the type of media you wish to embed in your web page...
Online puzzles, great lesson opener!
Cell phone college class opens in Japan - Yahoo! News
"Japanese already use cell phones to shop, read novels, exchange e-mail, search for restaurants and take video clips. Now, they can take a university course." JasonR
Husky Educational Technology Assessment
jseal: Excellent tests to see if teachers have ed tech skills.
Online Books, Poems, Short Stories - Read Print
Artsonia Kids Art Museum — The Largest Student Art Gallery on the Web!
krossbow: Artsonia is the world's largest kids' art museum. Our dream is that every child will have an online art gallery, reflecting their masterpieces from pre-school through high-school, preserved forever!
krossbow: MailBucket is an experiment in alternative methods of email management. For now its only feature is a public email-to-RSS gateway: forward your email to and have your news reader pick it up at (where
The Google Highly Open Participation Contest - Google Code
celtx - Overview - It's The Story That Counts.
E-Book Reader That Might Be Worth It
jl: we missed this last week, right?
Camtasia Studio 3.1.3 for Free - Mobile Learning
cmcraft: TechSmith is offering Camtasia 3.1.3 for free. Just register for a key and you're off!
Camtasia Studio
pellerman: Jeff, I thought you might be interested in this....Free Camtasia Studio (version 3) Create a free personalized holiday gift certificate
krossbow: If you really want to give something valuable, give your time. Use your holiday spirit on activities such as gift wrapping for a charity or volunteering at a local food bank. Give your friends and family members vouchers good for five hours of y
IU gets $3.1M to study technology in teaching |
Virginia Department of Education Division of Technology, Instructional Media and Training
p21: Linda Holt's collection of presentations and resource to use for for Instruction and Remediation (video/quicktime Object)
rubyfire: This movie from the Picture It Now: Extending learning through ICT video series outlines research into podcasting and student learning at Wanganui Park Secondary College, Victoria.
circlingsquare.pdf (application/pdf Object)
rubyfire: This publication, by the University of Nottingham, is about making opportunities for students and teachers to voice their opinions about schools and learning in order to make a difference. It reports on activities that have been used to prompt t
Learning with Mobile Phones
rubyfire: This article by Elizabeth Hartnell-Young looks at research into mobile learning by a team from the University of Melbourne. Mobile phones are being used for learning in schools and TAFE colleges. Nokia has provided twenty 7610 handsets and the s
Learning with student response units (clickers)
rubyfire: This 2007 article investigates the work being done in evaluating the use of Student Response Units (SRU) by the University of Western Sydney. SRUs are small hand held devices which allow students to instantaneously give responses to lecture cont
Virtual Coaching as PD for teachers
rubyfire: his 2007 article by Kay Cantwell dicusses the virtues of online PD in the form of virtual coaching, which can address many issues for busy teachers who need PD that is both timely and relevant. Rather than having teachers go out for external, is
The Educational Technology Site: ICT in Education: --> Guide to the Educational Technology: ICT in Education Website
Educational Technology, information and communication technology, practical advice, leaders, managers.
FairTest Home
More NPR Music info
NPR Music
Download Audio Editing Software. Free Version.
» Favorite podcasts Cathy Nelson’s Professional Thoughts
FeedBlendr - blending RSS, Atom and RDF feeds into a single river of news!
AirSet - Organize busy work & family lives with shared online calendars, contacts & lists - AirSet
Arvind's calendar of preference
Conferencecast of Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference 2007 | EdTechTalk
Open Learning Environment.jpg ~ - Get an url for your file!
Will Richardson & Gary Stager - Live: The Bootleg Video
jm: create .mp3 out of any text - Get a shareable URL for your file
MindBites - What do you know?
Visuwords™ online graphical dictionary and thesaurus
weblogged-tv » NYSCATE
NYSCATE discussion between Will Richardson and Gary Stager
Live Documents, A Microsoft Office Killer?
Live Documents
MacGyver Tip: Boost Your Wi-Fi Antenna for Less than a Dollar
Procrastination FlowChart
Apple - Education - iTunes U
from skomadina
Mozilla Developer News » Blog Archive » Firefox 3 Beta 1 now available for download
Animator vs. Animation by *alanbecker on deviantART
From Miz Mercer: Great take-off on the old removing the fourth wall in an animation (who can forget Duck Amuck? -=
POW-PAK by CurtsWorks
JS: free web-design, blogging, and podcasting program created for educators by an educator. It is a great match for schools for several reasons: EASY - Within minutes any staff member can have a home page online with no knowledge of HTML or web design. Th
Web Poster Wizard Home
JS: Web Worksheet Wizard and Project Poster have combined to make Web Poster Wizard. This FREE tool allows educators to create a lesson, worksheet, or class page and immediately publish it online. Teachers can also set up classes and assign projects to st
Online text to speech (TTS) converter SpokenText
Derek Powazek: NaNoBloPo Q&A 7: Academia
Miz Mercer via James Famer ( Nice succint analysis of academia's (college/univesity) issues with web 2.0
Virtual Ubiquity - Buzzword
The new web based Word Processor on the block
Visual Dictionary Online
Debbie Schinker
The Presurfer: Can You Grow Cress In A Keyboard?
Perhaps this is a more "green" use for all those old keyboards in classsrooms...
A "Psychological" Optical Illusion
How do I clear my web browser's cache? - Knowledge Base
May be of use.
definr - incredibly fast dictionary
incredibly fast dictionary - Mac OS X Leopard: 200+ Productivity Booster Keyboard Shortcuts
Mac OS X Leopard: 200+ Productivity Booster Keyboard Shortcuts | Where the deals are always fresh | Find coupons, rebates and the best deals online in one place.
» Favorite podcasts Cathy Nelson’s Professional Thoughts
Download Win2PDF -- PDF creation software
edublogs: Lingro - turns any webpage into an interactive language learning tool
Jeff L
lingro: multilingual dictionary and language learning site
From Lisa
NPR: Music Home
alex | Where the deals are always fresh | Find coupons, rebates and the best deals online in one place.
A mashup of many of the top deal and bargain sites focusing mostly on techie stuff. what is FreshBargains? fresh · bar · gains - (fresh bär'gins) - noun 1. a website that has all the best deals online. 2. a place where the de
Jomcleay:This site contains articles and information relating to the Internet and to education in general.
Problem Based Learning
resources for problem based learning. This publication, from the Centre for Learning and Professional Development at The University of Adelaide, is aimed at the university teacher who wishes the problem-based learning (PBL) approach for the first time.
CDBurnerXP: Introduction and News
Opening Up Education - The MIT Press
jm: Opening Up Education - follow up ... it is ready! The Collective Advancement of Education through Open Technology, Open Content, and Open Knowledge Edited by Toru Iiyoshi and M. S. Vijay Kumar Foreword by John Seely Brown Opening
KEEP Toolkit
jm: The KEEP Toolkit is a set of web-based tools that help teachers, students and institutions quickly create compact and engaging knowledge representations on the Web. The KEEP Toolkit is a set of web-based tools that help teachers, students and ins
Encore - ENCORE
jm: ENCORE is an Educational Network and Community for Open Resource Exchange. It is created, managed, and maintained by volunteers from within the learning sciences. Our goal is to support researchers as they exchange open source or open conten
Slashdot | Losing Personal Info On A Laptop Could Get You Charged
JS: UK getting serious about data security?
Lose an unencrypted laptop and 'face criminal action' - Computerworld UK - The Voice of IT Management
JS: UK gets serious about data protection
Podcasting News » Free Audio Editor Available for PC & Mac
"NCH Swift Sound’s free WavePad audio editing software is now available for Mac OSX as well as for Windows. It’s a wav and mp3 editor, but also supports vox, gsm, real audio, au, aif, flac, ogg and other formats." From JasonR
Welcome to docstoc : find and share any document
From speters - another resource for teachers and students - like curriki and we the teacher
PlaneBuzz: We Knew This Was Going To Happen: iPhone Equipped Passenger Takes On Flight Crew Over Weather
JS: Life isn't always exactly the way Apple tries to paint it.
TVnima: You're the TV show director!
Webinar Wire
"...a multi-author blog for the web event services market...[for] marketers, tech service providers, and web event producers and promoters to contribute their news, opinions and insights." A new blog. More tech than ed, but some good advice. From JasonR
Megaconference Jr.
blog about the conference February 21, 2008
What kids learn in virtual worlds | CNET
"Kids who are active members of virtual worlds are learning how to socialize, how to be technologically savvy, and how to be good little consumers." From JasonR
Themes can't override core & module stylesheets |
DC: Login or register to post comments #1 with Mr. Marcos
Student-created mathcasts and other resources. Moodle-powered website for middle school students in math class with Mr. Marcos. We are a public school in Santa Monica. This site also has a podcast, with student-created mathcasts. with Mr. Marcos - powered by FeedBurner with Mr. Marcos Podcast. Lincoln Middle School students in Santa Monica, CA use my Tablet PC & Camtasia Studio to create video math lessons (mathcasts) - - building library of these kids teaching kids tutorials. See: & iTunes.
PlayThree: Anti PlayStation 3 dirty tricks exposed -Who is to blame?
JS: Are you kidding me?
Fox News Uses Actor As Kid With Dusty Playstation 3 | GameBrink.Com
JS: Here's the video from Fox News
Top 12 Areas for Technology Innovation through 2025 - ChangeWaves - Observations on the Future from Social Technologies
Yes, Google is trying to take over the world. - By Tim Wu - Slate Magazine
SCoPE: Seminars: Social Media in Education: November 12 - December 2, 2007
Greenbush Edusim
JS: Competition for olpc?
Proboscis | SoMa | online store
Thinking Cubes from kristian still
Posted a New Teacher Blogging Guide - Classroom 2.0
rubyfire: a guide that will take a teacher through their first teacher administrated student blog.
Mogulus » Broadcast Live.
from cathy e: live video
krossbow: iTALC has been designed for usage in school. Therefore it offers a lot of possibilities to teachers, such as * see what's going on in computer-labs by using overview mode and make snapshots * remote-control computers to support and help other pe
Filmed World: Welcome to
Share Educational Content on WiZiQ
skomadina: Free? Online , copmpletly web based eLearning platform. - Skitch - Snap, Draw, Share
another reason to add a mac to the arsenal
ABC News: Pasta Monster Gets Academic Attention
Employees gone wild (online) II: Special Teacher Edition
"...the Ohio Education Association (OEA) has sent out a memo to teachers in the state, discouraging them from maintaining public profiles at all." From JasonR
School textbooks, rife with errors, tentatively approved | Dallas Morning News | News for Dallas, Texas | News: Education
New Yorkers rally to help online Romeo | CNET
StupidFilter :: Main / HomePage
Not sure I understand this - does that mean I'll get filtered out?
Prince to sue The Pirate Bay | Crave : The gadget blog
Yahoo! Settles! With! Jailed! Chinese! Journos
Firefox 3.0 may ship with a slew of serious bugs intact | Tech news blog - CNET
Complete Zune Guide: Complete Guide to Zune 2's Software and Firmware
Kevin Shannon: Microsoft RoundTable Video Camera
cool camera
Apple Plugs 44 Security Holes - Security Fix | Zune Marketplace
Surfer dude stuns physicists with theory of everything - Telegraph
Dr. Allan Luke: The New Literacies (Webcast) - Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat
Dr. Allan Luke: The New Literacies
TakingITGlobal - Inspire. Inform. Involve.
an online community that connects youth to find inspiration, access information, get involved, and take action in their local and global communities.
cbc archive for kids
The Blog Readability Test. What level of education is required to understand your blog?
The World's Biggest Show & Tell
a clarification between coppa and copa Educational Banner Exchange - Free advertising to promote your educational site!
Just curious if you edtechtalkers have heard of this site or know anyone who has used it. What do you think? JasonR
For teachers, students and parents from grades K-12. Teachers can manage their coursework, collaborate with students, and communicate with parents. Students can organize work online. Also plans for adding school administrators. JasonR
Welcome to Route 21
Download Free Political Documentaries And Watch Many Interesting, Controversial Free Documentary Films On That You Wont Find On The TV!
POKIN AROUND: A real person, a real death
Horrible: Teenage girl commits suicide because of Myspace trist gone bad. Turns out the boy she liked was really the parents of her neighborhood friend. Another cautionary tale. Is this story legit? - Directory of Expert Product Reviews & Product Ratings
from arvind: get all the reviews on products before you buy them
CNN enters the virtual world of Second Life -
From Debbie Schinker - interesting that this media giant has decided to explore SL. (Realistically, I bet they think they can learn more about their target demographic with the ultimate gola of making money in an industry that is losing money rapidly).
Literacy in the New Media Age - book review
There's actually not very much about new media discussed - merely an assumption that iconic or visual communication is challenging the dominance of writing.
StarLogo TNG
JS: Mit is working on this new implementation of Logo.
Teachers risk trouble by posting on social sites -
I guess it depends what you are posting?
StupidFilter :: Main / HomePage
JS: What happens when you take spam filtering technology and apply it to filtering out all the stupid stuff on the web? Silence.
Techlearning > > Three Steps to Eliminating Teacher Technophobia > May 1, 2007
1. The Curriculum Database 2. The Survey 3. The Weekly E-mail From JasonR
Free SAT Prep
JS:According to the College Board 2006 Profile Report analysis of SAT scores, students from wealthier families typically receive higher marks. ProProfs ( hopes to even out the playing field for the two million individuals who take the exa
Read Around the Planet (English) :: Two Way Interactive Connections in Education
A well run classroom collaboration experience using video conferencing equipment. I have done this for 2 years.
Emulating the XO/Quick Start - OLPCWiki
from arthus
Democrats: Colleges must police copyright, or else | CNET
Sounds very familiar to the CIPA. ... from ijohnpederson
Google Apps in the Enterprise: A Promotion-Enhancing or Career-Limiting Move for Enterprise Architects? | EDUCAUSE CONNECT
Ecar Report from Burton Group: In February 2007, Google announced Google Apps Premier Edition (GAPE), a collaboration and communication solution offered as software as a service (SaaS). Initially combining a portal, e-mail, instant messaging (IM), calenda
Digication e-Portfolios: Home
from alex
The Shakespeare Programming Language
Videoconferencing Out on a Lim
I nominated Janine for an EduBlog Award. Her Web site is devoted to integrating Interactive Videoconferencing into the curriculum and the classroom. I think she does a pretty good job. From JasonR
Your Privacy Is An Illusion: Bank intern busted by Facebook
"Increasingly, the 30something bosses of naive recent college grads are proving adept at turning the social network against its earliest adopters." Cautionary tale. Suppose this is the kind of literacy we need to teach. From JasonR
Janet Collaborate
"...for teachers and lecturers in Schools, Colleges, Universities, Research Institutions and the Cultural Sector. [It} is a 'one-stop-shop' for opportunities to work collaboratively, especially using videoconferencing." A UK site. From jasonR
Skype can launch only once in Leopard if firewall is enabled - Skype Forums
Why Skype won't run on Leopard with firewall enabled. Also, some workarounds. JasonR
Verizon Thinkfinity - Literacy, Education and Technology
Verizon's portal to all things education. From JasonR
Discovery News : Discovery Channel
From Debbie Schinker: Many wider, interesting implications for the expansion of this technology...
Attendee Profiles - Corporate Learning: Trends and Innovations Online Conference
starts november 15
The Educational Technology Site: ICT in Education: --> Interactive Whiteboards from a leadership and management perspective: a personal view
Interactive Whiteboards from a leadership and management perspective: a personal view By Terry Freedman Created on Sun, 4 Nov 2007, 08:49
JISC Podcast - Social Technologies in Education
Flightplans for Learning: Differentiation & Deep Thinking with Technology
Fasten your seatbelts and enjoy the flight... a pilot's job is to provide a safe and successful flight. In much the same way, a teacher must design an age-appropriate environment where students can develop a love of learning. Each teacher designs their ow
mp3DirectCut v2.07 (freeware)
Screencast: Yet Another Mac Screencasting App
Verdict: not as good as iShowU
Tasty Data Goodies - Swivel
from arthus
film music |
hi, i'll keep this brief. this portion of, 'film music', is for independent and non-profit filmmakers, film students, and anyone in need of free music for their independent, non-profit film, video, or short. to use the site you log in(or on?) and
film music | (ghost) Virtual Computer (VC), Web OS (WebOS) and Online Storage
Warner Music Boss: We Were Wrong
jm: tee hee
jagbox - Share files for free.
jm: free course managment sollution
In Pictures: Online computer tutorials based on pictures. Free.
International Creative Network - Asoboo
Make Your Own Venn Diagrams
NEIT 2007 |
Jeff presents the keynote at this year's Nysais/Neit conference
Taste of Tech » 21st Century Illiteracy
Dave: John Schinker writes "If you cannot do something you’ve never done simply because no one has taken your hand and shown you how to do it, I don’t want you teaching my kids."
Welcome to Route 21
Traveler IQ Challenge
vmware server... what's not to love
The Internet Governance Forum (IGF)
The United Nations Internet Governance Forum will be holding the third global conference on the future of the Internet in Rio next week with live audio and video feeds. This United Nations conference follows the first World Summit on the Information Socie
Jeremy Kemp from Stanford has created quite a nice bunch of sites.. wikis, blogs, etc for sl
IGF Brazil 2007 :: Internet Governance Forum
The United Nations Internet Governance Forum will be holding the third global conference on the future of the Internet in Rio next week with live audio and video feeds. This United Nations conference follows the first World Summit on the Information Socie
designmatters » Design Matters
One of the best presentation featured as part of K12 Online. Great for staff and older students.
jm: E-Learning07 Protopage for conference
FreeFolio Demo
jm: pulled from link alex put in this week ... hmmm? what is the diff from WP - mu?
jm: anyone tried this? on a recommended link in a prior post?
MRBS: Multi-Room Booking System
JS: Software for web-based scheduling of shared resources, like media centers, computer labs, conference rooms, etc.
National Repository of Online Courses (NROC)
JS: Free online courses for higher education, high school and advanced placement.
haiku spilled guts »
Another new webcaster -- Congrats, Dave!
Vance's ESL_Home: Second Life - Getting around 'in world'
treefalls » home
Joyce Valenza's wiki of resources
24: The Unaired 1994 Pilot - CollegeHumor video
Football - Instant Color Schemes
vance s.: Let Yahoo pick your color scheme! Enter a word or phrase and I'll grab 5 related images from Yahoo Images, and get the 6 most prominent colors from each.
Avoid Fake Web Sites
JS: Good examples of fake web sites for teaching students how to evaluate online resources
Google Sketchup for Dummies - Boing Boing
Google's free 3D drawing program. It's easy to use, but it's even easier when you watch someone with a lot of SketchUp experience use the application and explain what they're doing.
NewTeeVee Live
GigaOM network introduces NewTeeVee Live – a premier event showcasing the online video industry's hottest topics, most talented video producers, promising technologies, leading innovators and top funding executives. JasonR
Exclusive Lifehacker Download: Better YouTube Firefox Extension
Better YouTube Firefox Extension betteryoutube-header.jpg Watch YouTube videos more efficiently with Better YouTube, a brand new Firefox extension that compiles our favorite YouTube Greasemonkey scripts into a single convenient package. Better YouTube sma
David Beard's Website
e-Show n Tell 2007
The e-Show n Tell 2007 Blog has been established to provide ongoing coverage of the Australian Flexible Learning Framework's e-Show n Tell 2007 Mini-Conference. Fantastic resources
Pontydysgu - Bridge to Learning » Blog Archive » Announcing Freefolio - a social e-Portfolio
alex ragone
LibrarianInBlack: IL2007: Cool Tools for Webmasters
alex ragone:
Wobzip - (Un)Compress on the Fly
uncompress archives and zipped files on the web
Can I Hear You Now? (Techlearning blog)
Great post by Bob Sprankle connecting things like twitter and Dan Pink's book, a Whole New Mind. Kudos to Bob on this marvelous post.
NYSAIS NEIT 2007 Unconference
arivind: The official page for the 2007 NYSAIS technology UNconference
Slashdot | Expanding Fair Use To Reform Copyright Law
from John S.
How jaxtr Works
from jeff lebow
LeMill — LeMill
from jeff lebow
Livescribe :: Turn Your Paper On
Very interesting pen. Expensive too.
Conversion Central: 101 Tools to Convert Video, Music, Images, PDF and More : Codswallop
from jeff lebow
Jen Stark
from alice mercer
NPR : StoryCorps: 'Listening Is an Act of Love'
A. Mercer compelling stories and a great audio archive for the future
Digital Ethnography » Blog Archive » Clarifications on “A Vision …”
Michael Wesch follows up on his most recent video, clarifying a few pieces and providing a bit of background. from ijohn
ECOO 2007 Conference :: Forum
This session will focus on creating and sustaining blogging communities
Edheads - Activate Your Mind!
Site shared at the Virginia Assoc. of Science Teachers Conf. this week. Edheads helps students learn through educational games and activities designed to meet state and national standards. We partner with various school systems in the United States, wh
Universities TV - Find Internet TV
Internet TV Stations
Flickr: Photos from EricGjerde
from Miz Mercer; great source of mathematically based art and paper art and CC non-commercial licensed. Great for math instruction.
Teaching Revision With Google Docs
Some nice resources for incorporating docs into the writing process
sue roseman PipeBytes is simple way to send send your music, movies, presentation to a friend or colleague
Elearning07 : Podcast Downloads
presentation podcasts
-- MonkeyJam - Resources
Keep your butt on the ball: Classrooms are ditching chairs for balls | Science Buzz
Different kind of tech for ed. JasonR
NMC Symposium on the Evolution of Communication | nmc
Second Life filter JasonR - preventing an online identity crisis
Mash all your stuff up into one feed
Teaching & Learning Celebration
Not free ($350/2 days early bird special), but looks interesting
True Knowledge Search
an internet search company. Our unique technology represents general knowledge in a form that computers can understand and process.
Leave voice messages by phone
Adding a blogroll from your Google Reader
Results of first comprehensive study of Maine's pioneering ed-tech initiative show promise
PJ Higgins Students Ustreaming their Environment Presentation
Northern Voice 2008
jm: get your moose on ... those canadians ... STARTS THIS WEEK!!
NoteMesh - collaborate to graduate
Use a wiki to collaboratively build class notes.
NYSAIS Conference 2007
Meebo Blog
Not Drupal Wordpress Mu
A Living Archives Presentation October 26th
Internet bullying warning to parents - web - Technology -
Praxis6942: The problems continue - this report from Australia
Cast-Control :: The Pinnacle of Shoutcast Control
JS: do we know anything about this? Seems like something we might be interested in. The older, no-longer-maintained free version is at
Carbonite Online Backup: Easy. Completely Automatic. Secure
agrover: unlimited backup space online, $50/year. Pretty great deal for backing up all your important data. Mac version coming soon.
More iPhone streamy goodness. Do any other smart phones/windows mobiles fo this? Is anyone trying to access edtechtalk/worldbridge material on-the-go? And how long until there is an iPhone compatible chat room at ETT? From JasonR
The Big Juicy Twitter Guide | Caroline Middlebrook
krossbow: The Big Juicy Twitter Guide Hi, it looks like you're new to my blog, which is great because I love getting new visitors! Please consider subscribing to my RSS feed. It's a full text feed, and you can also subscribe via email using the box to the
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krossbow: Joost Chooses Meebo for Chat Rooms from Mashable! by Kristen Nicole joost-meebo.png For an IPTV service whose chat options had been questioned by some, you may be glad to know that Joost has chosen Meebo as the provider of its chat tool, which w
Streaming radio on the iPhone
How long until I can listen to EdTechTalk live on my mobile? JasonR
Innovate 2007 - Virginia DOE
Wired for Books
NMC Campus Observer » Immersion in Virtual Morocco
Resources for creating digital stories -
Digital Ethnography » Blog Archive » “A Vision of Students Today” Transcript
Allows musicians and enthusiasts to create audio content online in real-time. Enables real-time music collaboration and creation, linking musically oriented communities of interest. (From JasonR)
YoYo Games | Home
p21: Great for kids to learn pre-programming skills. On the same page as scratch and alice. My kids are using it to create their own content in video games.
Pageflakes - Design Matters
from Miz Mercer
Ning not K-12 - Ning in Education
From Miz Mercer: Looks like there are problems with new COPPA rules and using Ning for under 13 yos
NextGEN Gallery at alex.rabe
JS: I've been looking for a good gallery plugin for wordpress, and this might be it.
Reallusion CrazyTalk for Skype - Live Avatar & Instant Media Sharing on Skype
With this you can share Second Life through Skype. From JasonR
YouTube - Second Life in Skype!!!
Stream Second Life through Skype. From JasonR
Facebook: Have Data, Will Travel? Rumored Ad Product for Third-Party Sites
Fox Orders Halt to McCain Ad - The Caucus - Politics - New York Times Blog
MySpace to officially join Google's OpenSocial | Webware : Cool Web apps for everyone
Tumblr 3.0 released
Over 400 new features, fixes, and improvements. Introducing Tumblr 3.0
Job Search | one search. all jobs. Indeed
In one simple search, Indeed gives job seekers free access to millions of employment opportunities from thousands of websites. includes all the job listings from major job boards, newspapers, associations and company career pages
Best Education Blog - The 2007 Weblog Awards
jm: NOT the edublog awards ... but an education category
Comic Life Resources
from cnansen: List of Resources, Lessons, & Ideas some of these ideas can be applied to some of the web apps that allow similar web sites that replicate Comic Life such as Toondoo, etc.
Zune Insider : Zune Podcast Submissions and Directory
EdTechRoundup Meeting #2 - come join in! at
EdTech UK timezone friendly webcast
10 Big Myths about copyright explained
PodCamp Community UnConferences wiki / PodCampEDU
jm: Did this miss our radar screen?
Interview with gOS Founder: “Linux For Human Beings (Who Shop At WAL*MART)” » fsckin w/ linux
ESPN - Ohio St. 38, Wisconsin 17
from Betchaboy - About TimeScroller TimeScroller is a free Macintosh OSX Widget which, in addition to showing the current time, allows you to quickly find a suitable time for an overseas phone call or conference.
Twins Gain Fame By Inventing Bully-Proof Underwear - Cincinnati News Story - WLWT Cincinnati
Almost the Google PC: Everex gPC available at Wal-Mart
Entertainment on Web could bloom with strike | CNET
MoodBlast — Circle Six Blog
AT&T Tech Channel
Why don’t we wiki well?
Recording Industry vs. The People
TwitterPoster is a visual application based on Twitter API. It provides a visual representation of the degree of influence of the Twitter users. From JasonR
Cool Cat Teacher Blog: How the Flat Classroom Project Almost Died Yesterday!
passionate blog post by Vocki Davis on the Flat Classroom Project and ad free ning for educators
Seagate Settles Class Action Lawsuit
JS: Seagate settles class action suit centered around the definition of "1GB". Purchasers of Seagate hard drives are entitled to a 5% cash settlement or Seagate software option.
Face it - oldies want chums, too - Telegraph
JS: Social networking isn't just for kids anymore
YouTube - Hero in the Hallway!
student made antibullying video (via Wes Fryer)
Technicality may end student program - The Boston Globe
Hard to believe this one.
freshdelicious - FRESH DEL.ICIO.US
Steve Hargadon: Big News from Ning: Ad-Free Student Networks
Learning and Teaching Scotland Online Service
jm: Learning and Teaching Scotland (LTS) is committed to providing world-class teaching and learning experiences for Scotland’s children and young people. As the lead organisation for curriculum development in Scotland, we offer support and guidance to
13 Lessons to Teach Your Child About Digital Photography
Note - before I start I should say that you can probably teach a child too much about photography and ‘kill’ some of the playfulness that I think makes the images that a child can take special. My main advice would be to instill in your child the firs
University Opens Dedicated Podcasting Room
While Wright State is not the first university to adopt podcasting on campus, they are one of the first schools to have a facility dedicated to the creation and consumption of new media.
Pop!Tech - The Impact of Technology on People
A Collection of Word Oddities and Trivia
A Collection of Word Oddities and Trivia
WritingFix: Home of Interactive Writing Prompts and 6 Trait Resources for Teachers
WritingFix: Where getting your daily writing "fix" is more important than fixing your writing. Write EVERY day!
How to Subscribe to a Blog Feed
OMG It's the all new Edublog Awards!
Mind42 - Free Online Mind Map
Details Revealed: Google OpenSocial To Launch Thursday
JS: Google tries to buy Facebook, but falls short. Microsoft invests in Facebook. Google counters with its own API. Game on.
FireShot :: Firefox Add-ons
cmcraft: That great screenshot tool as a Firefox extension that I mentioned in an earlier post. I had to tag it for my own future reference.
CyberCollege, free Mass Media nd TV Production online course
Don't let its circa 1997 html design fool you. This is a very, very extensive site on tv/video production. Lots of basic and technical information. Here is an example page: From JasonR
p21: An fantastic collection of presentations from the Pop!Casts conference
Best Buy takes minority stake in Mydeo for video sharing
99 Mind Mapping Resources, Tools, and Tips - College
krossbow: 1. Upload 2. Configure 3. Vectorize 4. Review & Download!
Prof replaces term papers with Wikipedia contributions, suffering ensues
from JasonR, and JS
PhotoRec - CGSecurity
krossbow: PhotoRec is file data recovery software designed to recover lost files including video, documents and archives from Hard Disks and CDRom and lost pictures (thus, its 'Photo Recovery' name) from digital camera memory. PhotoRec ignores the filesys
Vimeo. Because everyone shouldn’t see everything.
The new standard in online video
CB Model Pro - Easy 3D Modeling
Mac OS X: Rebuild Your Mac with 20 Useful Downloads
krossbow: Mac OS X only: So you erased your hard drive to install Leopard, and now you've got to load your Mac up with all your essential software. I kept a detailed inventory of the downloads I hunted down all over the internet to load on my Mac this wee
Mind42 - Free Online Mind Map
rubyfire: collaborative mindmapping
Coolest T-Shirt EVER - The Animated Wi-Fi Detector Shirt » Coolest Gadgets
Tuttle SVC: Creating a C|Net for Education
Apple iPhone launching on Rogers December 7th? | The Boy Genius Report
Mathematics in Movies
collection of movie clips in which Mathematics appears. by: Oliver Knill, Harvard University
Test your web design in different browsers - Browsershots
TokBox: Talk to The World
easy video mail service
Ruckus Nation: An Online Idea Competition to Get Kids Moving!
...challenges you to imagine a new product for kids that’s fun and cool enough to make them want to get up and move around. $$$ prizes
Betchablog » Blog Archive » The Plague of Plagiarism
The bottom line is that we have to stop blaming our kids when they copy and paste stuff into their assignments. But the buck needs to stop with the questions being asked in the first place.
Librarians' Internet Index
Free text messages ?
Linux Doesn’t Lack Drivers, it Lacks Complete Drivers
Parent Trap
More and more parents are getting burned when their kids spill family secrets online. This FUD brought to you by JasonR
rubyfire: Give free rice to hungry people by playing a simple word game.
Create an ePortfolio with tags
These links represent some of the versions of my online portfolio, plus links to most of the artifacts that are included in my portfolio. I have been recreating my portfolio with a variety of online services, software and strategies T
[unsanity] Products Compatibility
For Leopard upgraders. Mac OS X Hardware and Software compatibility status.
US tops "dirty dozen" of spam-relaying countries by a landslide
JS: we are our own worst enemy
Video: Zombies in Plain English | Common Craft - Explanations In Plain English
alice mercer: From Alice Mercer via Ken Rodoff: Nifty CommonCraft video on Zombies, which is just in time for Halloween!
Slashdot | America's View Of the Internet
JS: more than HALF of Americans believe Internet content should be controlled by the government ?!?
Geek To Live: Turn Thunderbird into the Ultimate Gmail IMAP Client
JS: followup to T-bird for Gmail, plus new IMAP support.
CourseLab - free e-Learning authoring tool
Another free course authoring tool, now version 2.3, just not open source.
SurveyGizmo: Online Survey Tool - Web surveys, Polls, Forms, Quizzes, Landing Pages
alex: Cool Free Survey Tool -- Recommended by our Science Department
Interactive Media Review
Harvard students and faculty write about media and learning. Issue 1.1 includes an article by Paul Gee on games and learning.
Popcast 2007 Education Fellows Panel
Discussion of education reforms by panel of five educators selected for PopTech Fellowships. RT: 43 min.
"Tips and Tricks for making Video Calls for FREE." A little bit markety. From JasonR
Teachers' lack of fair use education hinders learning, sets bad example
European copyright law used to threaten Canadian public domain site
JS: Generate a color scheme from any picture
Stripgenerator v1.0.3
Generate COMIC strips.
Educational Technology Blog Carnival
from cephalopodcast
Teach Digital: Curriculum by Wes Fryer wiki / safedsn
arvind: Wes Fryer's presentations on safe digital social networking
CamStudio - Free Screen Recording Software
O'Reilly Network -- Interview with danah boyd
arvind: Interview with the always brilliant danay boyd on O'Reilly's Women in Technology site
New Media Means New Choices | nmc
p21: Kristina Woolsey, closing keynote session on new media. 2007
Know any free chatroom software?
from arvind a decent list of free chat software apps - flash, java, html and more
Share Outlook Calendar Free, Google Calendar Sync, Pocket Outlook Google Sync - SyncMyCal
from Arvind fantastic free (and paid) tool for syncing your Outlook calendar with Google Calendar or calendar (my online calendar of choice)
Knock Knock, Millenials are Here - Ijohnpederson
UK government: Schools shouldn't sign licensing agreements with Microsoft
Ubuntu Home Server Edition
Techdirt: A Modest Proposal: Don't Try To Censor Students Who Have This Thing We Call The Internet
SanDisk drops a patent lawsuit bomb, sues 25 companies for infringement - Engadget
How to make your handwriting into a font : The Imaging Buffet
How To Bypass Comcast’s BitTorrent Throttling | TorrentFreak
Zune 1-Click Podcast Subscriptions
1-Click Podcast Subscriptions For The Microsoft Zune
Gmail gets IMAP - Download Squad
With IMAP, users can now access their email via a desktop application like Outlook or Thunderbird, read emails, make changes, delete, and have the changes made across platforms.
Translate 2.0
This is a cool translation site that keeps track of translations and you can export them to a pdf.
Build your own satellite out of a ping pong ball and send it into space -- for free
Eyeclops - I Want One Of Those
Format Document
12-982. Qualified immunity; insurance coverage
Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits - home page
The Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits is a unifying association formed in 2004 to advance the common interests of more than 20,000 nonprofits in the Grand Canyon State. We are a statewide organization of, by, and for all of Arizona’s nonprofits.
National Council of Nonprofit Associations | Home Page
The National Council of Nonprofit Associations (NCNA) is the network of state and regional nonprofit associations serving over 20,000 members in 41 states and the District of Columbia. NCNA links local organizations to a national audience through state as
ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management - About Us
ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management exists to advance nonprofit leadership practice so that organizations can better achieve their mission.
rsizr lets you intelligently resize your images — gallery
whoah, flash based image resizer. can anyone say helpful!
fantastic featured photoblog software. runs on sql and php servers. free and nice.
eLML - eLesson Markup Language
An open source XML framework for creating structured eLessons using XML. For easier lesson authoring eLML will offer a web-based WYSIWYG editor in late 2007.
What Works Clearninghouse: Beginning Reading
JS: 94% of effectiveness studies for early reading programs don't meet evidence standards, according the the US Dept of education
Free Documentaries: Download Free Political Documentaries And Watch Many Interesting, Controversial Free Documentary Films On That You Wont Find On The TV!
JS: Not the largest collection of videos on the Internet, but they do have full-length streamable documentaries on a number of subjects. Want to see Super Size Me or Fahrenheit/911? They're there. For free.
Ricci Adams'
JS: Cool flash explanations of music theory
Printable world map
Two Brains
jm: /jane hart: Learning Goals are any focused area of learning that will help you with your job. Try to make your learning goals measurable and achievable. LearningFlow is a tool to help you achieve those goals. It allows you to associate resources from
Open Thinking & Digital Pedagogy » Creating Multiple Student Accounts From One Gmail Account
jm: per alec C. I noticed a twit from Kim Cofino re: her setting up linked Gmail accounts from one account. This made me wonder how this was done. I’m not sure if this is what she meant, but if you follow this Jingcast, you will see how you can set up m
Pew Internet: Teens and Online Stranger Contact
jm: /from tama l: Several behaviors are associated with high levels of online stranger contact, including social networking profile ownership, posting photos online and using social networking sites to flirt. Although several factors are linked with incre
OLAT (Online Learning And Training): Open Source LMS ~ Stephen's Web ~ by Stephen Downes
jm: per stephen d: "I tried out OLAT (there's a demo on the site). It's fast and mostly intuitive to operate." but a lot of clicking needed ;)
Free & Open Source Software Portal:Software/Courseware Tools
jm: /from Stephen Downs: WebWorld Portals : Free & Open Source Software Portal: Software: Courseware Tools
Apple - Mac OS X Leopard
jm: leopard official launch on Friday 10/26 ... preorders taken now ;)
meebo :: Firefox Add-ons
jm: Get a sidebar with all of your buddies visible while you're browsing. Get visual notifications when your friends IM you. Drag and drop links and images from web pages right onto your friends!
Directory: Free Web and Mobile Apps |
jm: "All apps and services listed here are free (99.99%), or at least come with decent free account option. Unlike other similar directories this one lists tools that are actually WORK, meaning that you won’t find a social networking website used by 50
Flux » Articles » Bringing together tools for teachers
jm: from the flux blog "At the Handheld Learning Conference last week I presented with Lyndsay Grant a workshop entitled ‘Mobile Learning Exchange‘ that overviewed mobile learning and then hosted something of a discussion about common approaches and c
incorporated subversion - education, media, community » Blog Archive » A Con Job?
jm: con job? hmmm ....
Inside the Mind of a 9 Year Old File-Sharer | TorrentFreak
aquaculturepda » Alan Levine
This is snippets of information I gained from Alan Levine's presentation in Melbourne 16 October, 2007 as part of his Australian Cross Country Tour
Evidence mounts that Comcast is targeting BitTorrent traffic
Pirates take over anti-piracy website - News -
ICANN | My Name, My Language, My Internet: IDN Test Goes Live - The Economics of Content - Discovery Does Its Biggest Online Buy: HowStuffWorks For $250 Million
How stuff makes money
Kiwi brewery offers lifetime's beer for stolen laptop | The Register
Wuala: Unlimited online storage for free, almos: Wuala
Share and sharealike
ajax cms
configuring a complex drupal
A Way Forward: The Environmental and Spatial Technology Initiative | Edutopia
Nice video of kids+tech in Arkasas. Lead to a documentary on Japanese internment in AK.
100+ Web 2.0 online Generators | Yazzie's Online Journal
Miscellany: INSERT COIN
JS: neat practical joke hack.
Schools learn a high-tech lesson -
Students at Lake Oswego Junior High can find a satellite image of their house within minutes on the Internet, but when a virus shut down school computers last week, many of them struggled to address an envelope to their parents.
OpenLaszlo | the premier open-source platform for rich internet applications
CL&P Blog: All Criticism of This Website Is Hereby Forbidden
MySpace to offer free Skype calls | New media |
Interplanetary internet proposed by Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineer - Engadget
galaxybridges, here we come
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Official Website
Sharing is nice (even with ads)
The Instructify philosophy–Teach smarter, not harder. Teach smarter, not harder. Instructify is where teachers can stock their toolboxes with practical, time-saving classroom ideas and cutting edge methods of instruction.
(mt) Media Temple - (gs) Grid-Service : Details
A Life in the Day of Doug Belshaw (video) at
Bravo! Take the Doug Belshaw Challenge!
Google wins in blind search test | Tech news blog - CNET
JS: Google only gets 51%, and Microsoft beats Yahoo. Apparently, they only surveyed coaches -- the total was more than 110%.
TILT - Teachers Improving Learning with Technology
TILT - Teachers Improving Learning with Technology This vidcast blog is for teachers interested in improving learning with technology. This vidcast accepts submissions from all educators and will include great submissions in its broadcast. Text, photos...
KrazyDad - Games and Activities
YouTube - A Vision of Students Today
Kind of clever PSA about edtech from JasonR
WiseMapping | Visual Thinking Evolution
DOC Cop = Accurate + Fast + Free + Plagiarism Detection
JS: Similar to Plagium, but more feature-rich like Turnitin.
NOZA, Inc. - Database of Charitable Donations
A new way to search for foundation and grants information online for free.
MySpace and Skype to Announce Partnership - New York Times
In a deal that will connect two of the largest Internet services, MySpace, the social network owned by the News Corporation, will announce on Wednesday that it is teaming up with Skype, the Internet telephone service owned by eBay.
Exploratree - Exploratree by FutureLab
don't think we talked about this one did we? submitted again this week.
Livescribe :: Sneak Peek
smart pen indeed
Blackboard Patent claims re-rejected
iAlja: Giving your Facebook profile a Second Life
Our Third Annual College Rankings
WikiMatrix - Compare them all
Beyond School: One for the Mouse-Potatoes: Your Future Without Net Neutrality
jobchoice » home
jm: Keep up with the job choice
Marcie Hull Presentation
Greenbush Edusim
The Edusim is a free & open source educational 3D interactive virtual environment platform (Metaverse) built on open source Croquet with resource packs
Clockwise or counterclockwise? |
70+ Online Language Communities and Resources
25+ Tutorials For The Web Minded
jm: looking for online tutorials? start here, baby!
Apple iPhone and iPod touch - Web apps - All Categories
jm: directory of iPhone applications now up ... let the real fun begin
Podcast: Girls Gone Geek
A different kind of Women of Web. educational and well produced.
GREdic wordlist - The Ultimate GRE Dictionary
jm: This word list contains 6,500+ words and 10,000+ definitions from some of the most authoritative sources, with meanings specifically targeted at those you will encounter at a GRE test. Vocabulary Builder
jm: Study for GRE, GMAT and SAT using our vocabulary builder. These FREE services also provide you with muliple choice questions to these commonly used words. You may also create your own set of cards that you can review as you learn these words.
LaCie - Hub - USB & FireWire Hub
jm: Got cables - don't hide 'em ... turn them into art!
SHARE beta
jm: per jane hart - “Share” beta is a web-based service that allows you to upload and share files. You can distribute the URL for the file to a selected number of users, post the link for the URL on a website, or embed the code for previewing the file web 2.0 surveys for everybody
jm: from jane hart - surveys allow you to design online surveys, collect responses from the visitors of your blog or website, analyze them and finally present the survey results - all using only your web browser and for free.
Greenbush Edusim
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
Virtual manipulatives to use in math education.
JS: Sometimes, you just have to know how to multiply.
Group Dynamics in Cyberspace
JS: What are the implications for WB/EB/ETT as it matures? The model presented here is consistent with many of my own experiences. This might be better for a brainstorm or hangout rather than ETW, but it could also be a postshow item.
Letting Social Networking into Schools | 21st Century Connections
JS: With links to the actual report and suggestions for schools, the NSBA points out that our kids ARE interactive online. They're spending almost as much time on the Internet as they are watching TV. We should be (a) teaching them how to behave responsib
Teacher adds a 3D virtual environment to her SMARTBoard
Technophilia: Discover the .EDU Underground - Lifehacker
jm: from lifehacker - Little appreciated outside the world of academia, there are literally thousands of .edu sites bursting with incredibly useful and interesting information and resources.
Brains are Weird
twitter-casts » home
In the Edu-twitterverse, great ideas simply crop up. It all adds to our learning journeys. A kind of thinking lab emerges at times.
Lifelong Kindergarten :: MIT Media Lab
Home for project links to Scratch, Crickets, and other creative explorations
A safe social network for Schools
About: Creative Commons at Video: Wanna Work Together?
jm: Great short videio overviews of what creative commons licensing is all about. Not a lot of detail, but just a few minutes of high level goodness.
A Little Help From My Friends: Classroom 2.0 Educators Share Their Experiences - 10/1/2007 - School Library Journal
Steve Hargardon
youngwriters07 » home
Please feel free to check out the blogs of young writers around the world by clicking the links below, reading, and having conversations with some very fine young writers
SingSnap | SingSnap - The other hotel california
Endless hours of fun for the Karaoke crowd
Edugrids Main Page
Jaiku | Google Q&A
Watch Out Twitter - here comes Googleku
Google Earth Lessons
jm: interesting list of links to incorporate google earth into lessons
BBC NEWS | Scotland | Edinburgh, East and Fife | Kwik-Fit sued over staff radios
JS: This case *didn't* get thrown out of court ?!?
Something you need a PC to appreciate. Two people talking, head to head. submitted by JasonR
New Mic For Podcasters: The Blue Snowflake
Portable Snowflake Microphone is the latest USB mic from Blue Microphones. The mic combines a USB bus powered capsule with a class compliant design to make the Snowflake plug and play on Mac and PC. submitted by JasonR
KC Softwares
know why your video files has no sound or refuses to play correctly.provide you with as much information as possible about your video files
Official Google Blog: Reach out and message someone
jm: from crafty184 via twitter - hot off the press - Google buys Jaiku!
A VC: Twittering Photos
jm: here's how ...
TwitterGram: Flickr-to-Twitter setup
jm: Dave Winer's flickr to twitter tool
NMC Publishes Results of Educators in Second Life Survey | nmc
Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations
jm: shout out to our corporate edtechers George Siemens goes all corporate and stuff :)
Streaming Video: Creating a Professional uStream Show |
IHeard - online radio search
Real iTunes killer: Review of Amazon's DRM-less music download store -
FriendFeed To Aggregate Social Network Data Into A Single Feed
EdD at Athabasca: The Centre for Distance Education - Doctoral Program
jm: (sigh) only 12 lucky "winners" will be joining the new cohort in the fall of 2008, but not Jen :) $40k Canadian
Silicon Alley Insider: Microsoft: Yep, New Zunes. And DRM-Free Music?
EdD Program > Prospective Student > Concentrations > Instructional Technology & Distance Education
jm: Nova University one of the largest online EdD programs in Instructional Technology approx $40,000
China's Great Firewall turns its attention to RSS feeds
Sony BMG's chief anti-piracy lawyer: "Copying" music you own is "stealing"
Ed.D. in Educational Technology (Blended Online) | California Professional Administrative Services Credential | Education | Graduate School of Education and Psychology | Pepperdine University
jm: Blended 60% f2f; 40% online EdD in Educational Technology offered at Pepperdine - approx $50k total program costs
Virgin sued for using teen's photo - Technology -
Pirate Bay sues media giants for 'sabotage' | The Register
Google Prepping A Second Life Competitor?
New AT&T terms of service: We'll cut off your Internet connection for criticizing us - Boing Boing
Ubuntu beta, now with flash and flashiness | Underexposed - CNET
kyte: TV out of the box
kyte allows anybody to create their own interactive TV channel on their website, blog, social network or mobile phone With kyte, you create your own live TV shows and broadcast them on your own interactive channel, on your website, blog, social networ
UC Berkeley first to post full lectures to YouTube | Tech news blog - CNET
iPod Sets Man's Pants On Fire - News Story - WSB Atlanta
We knew they were hot, but ...
Some professors banning laptops from classes | - Houston Chronicle
jm: AAARGH!! "After all, it's awfully hard to check your e-mail, surf the Web or chat with friends using a spiral notebook." Let's bash what we don't understand, right?!
VideoLAN - Free Software and Open Source video streaming solution for every OS!
durff added: VLC now called "VideoLAN"?
Feature Story: Mom Needs an "A": Hovering, hyper-involved parents the topic of landmark study
To gather data, Somers and fellow researchers interviewed U.S. public university and college administrators, faculty, admissions staff and counselors who are on the front lines when the helicopters land.
Plopp SecondLife
PhD - Instructional Design and Technology with F2F and Distance Options
jm: "The ID&T program at the [Old Dominion University] Darden College of Education provides students with a solid grounding in instructional design, cognitive theory and research to meet these challenges." 20k - 40k depending on residency
columbus day - Web Search
jm: an american "holiday" that "celebrates" .... ? Different perspectives from different people. What do you teach your kids?
Groups: Edublogger Community - Upcoming
jm: a group john pederson set up to track upcoming edublogger events. lots of other possible uses. - Weblogg-ed TV
jm: Will Richardson's new "channel"
Tagzania: tagging the planet
Tagzania is about tags and places. If you register and log in, you can add places, points, to create and document your maps.
Jennifer Jones' Job Interview 2.0
Welcome to MirandaNet
The MirandaNet Fellowship, founded in 1992, is an e-community of practice for international ICT policy makers, teachers, teacher educators, researchers and commercial developers who are passionate about digital technology in teaching and learning and abou
Mutating Pictures
JS: Rate each picture on how much it looks like a face. The "fittest" pictures survive and produce more mutated offspring. The less fit ones die off.
Bubble Guru
School libraries are wasting away | MetaFilter
IMified - Instant Productivity
WHAT IS IMIFIED? IMified is an instant messenger buddy that works across all major IM networks and offers access to a growing number of web applications, as well as productivity tools like notes, reminders, and todo's. Imified helps you get things done fa
Children's Technology Review - Welcome!
To help parents, librarians and educators find quality interactive media/technology products.
Learning technology teacher development blog for ELT: Interactive presentations
TED | TEDBlog: How to blog a conference
The stylish way of giving presentations KeyJnote is a program that displays presentation slides. But unlike Impress or other similar applications, it does so with style. Smooth alpha-blended slide transitions are provided for the sake of ey
StoryBox - got something to say
Write a short story and share it in the web. Creative writing tool.
In the Classroom, Blazing a Path From Fidgeting to Focus - New York Times
Using PowerPoint to "cure" attention deficit disorder...hey look, bikes!
WiZiQ Blog: Using WiZiQ with Moodle Step-by-Step Instructions
Robin Good Syndicaat » SlideShare (share powerpoint presentations online, slideshows, slide shows, download presentations, widgets, MySpace codes)
In which Robin Good graciously shows Vance Stevens how to NEWSMASTER using A recording was made in Camtasia but audio was distorted, so Vance made this slide show taken from screen shots at critical junctures
School Library Journal Print Page
Teaching searching using GOOGLE
Record by phone with
AGIMO | Consultation Blog
Government agencies in Australia have traditionally involved citizens and community in the processes and decisions that affect them. With the advent of e-government and the increasing use of information and communication technologies to enhance government
Second Life in Education » educationaluses
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Escape from BB Prison
Browser Statistics
Flock 0.9 to 0.7 Feature Comparison | Flock
claims to be a linux screencast... will test
screencasting events
New Media Literacies Institute at UPEI -Saturday, September 29th, 2007 | EdTechTalk
catch the raw recording - fun!
Abject Learning: Don't call it an Open Education 2007 Wrap-Up
jm: Brian Lamb's take on the open ed conf. He give the keynote the last day.
jm: OpenEd conference site -
on open ed 2007 - D'Arcy Norman dot net
jm: when D'Arcy Norman says a conference was "amazing" and has "left him changed" it is probably worth taking a look :)
20 Tools For Working With Fonts
Give a Laptop and Get One
Buy a laptop for a child, get another laptop free | CNET
Buy a laptop for a child, get another laptop free | The New York Times | September 23, 2007, 8:45 PM PT | Steve Lohr - Play Statetris
Statetris is an interesting game mixing aspects of the popular game 'Tetris' and geography. Instead of positioning the typical Tetris blocks, you position states/countries at their proper location. Fun, challenging and educational!
Flickr Foldr Monitr
Freeware that watches a folder and uploads the photos there to flickr automatically.
Twitter Collaboration Stories
Fitted Tshirt > ijohnpederson | CafePress
cool tshirt ... via... john pederson
Urban Legends Reference Pages
I should have sent this to best of edtechtalk because in my position at a new campus, I'm getting the same urban legend emails. This really is an essential part of becoming a digital literate. I'm now on an education campaign to introduce my co-workers to
Bitch | Feminist Response to Pop Culture
And from my friend Carrie, the article on Ladies Beware, which is unfortunately only in paper form, shows how fearmongering spam keeps us scared, and not facing things that are really scary. Goes with link to
Zotero: The Next-Generation Research Tool
JS: A different approach to documenting online research - did john talk about this last week?
New Zealand Launches Wiki To Help Citizens Draft New Law | September 27, 2007 | AHN
JS: Why let congress have all the fun?
Jobfox - My Jobfox Page
interesting app even not for a job search resume
A N I M O T O: the end of slideshows
Allows you to create a short music video. You can supply the pictures from your flickr account and add music.
Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge: Winners 2007
Awesome visuals from the NSF Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge...
Error Message: Your Password Must Be at Least 18770 Characters and Cannot Repeat Any of Your Previous 30689 Passwords
js no wonder I can't remember my password
podsafe music network
These great podsafe songs are some of the best in new music. Browse and make your own playlists.
Teachers without Borders - a compass for worldwide educational reform in the information age
jm: keynote at opened 20070930
OpenCourseWare Finder
jm: search for open courses
Welcome to OpenOCW! — OpenOCW
jm: create your own open course - via plone?
Pointsmartclicksafe - mainstream pro-net usage
The TWiT Netcast Network with Leo Laporte
awesome podcast
blog search engine
vlc streaming
jm: thanks for reminding us to check our own links :)
yay ubuntu
great open source compression/unzip tool
Gotta give credit where credit is due
10 Google Services That Get No Love » Cool Websites, Software and Internet Tips
Gmail - Alexia would like to be added as one of your friends!
DNS tools, reports and Hosting tests, advanced network and domain name tools.
Open Ed Test
Yugma : Free Web Conferencing, Online Meetings, Web Collaboration Service, Teleconferencing Solutions, Presentation Software: home
CDBurnerXP: Introduction and News
just works well
Open Ed Test 2
Open Ed Test
Jing Project: Visual conversation starts here. Mac or Windows.
Internet Speed Test - Broadband, DSL Bandwidth Connection Check
nice lite bandwidth monitor : Home Page
WiZiQ Online Teaching | Distance Education | E-Learning and Tutoring
One to watch? ... free "elluminate like" interface
You convert it
Free! Upload any format, image, documents, audio & video without buying or installing anything on your PC. Currently offers no size limit unlike Zamzar. That may change.
Directory of open access journals
BioEd Online: Biology Teacher Resources, Lesson Plans
RoopleTheme Demo Site
Lotus Symphony - Free Document, presentation and spreadsheet software
jm: IBM today announced IBM Lotus Symphony, a suite of free software tools for creating and sharing documents, spreadsheets and presentations. Beginning today at, business, academic, governmental and consumer users alik
Iconfactory : Software : Twitterrific
Twitterrific is a fun little application that lets you both read and publish posts or "tweets" to the Twitter community website.
WordPress › Blog Tool and Weblog Platform
Firefox - Rediscover the Web
the other 85% can't be right, right?
Skype - internet calls - download Skype free now - free calls - official website
where would ett be without skype?
Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing
where would the blogosphere be without flickr?
Windows XP: Movie Maker 2.1 Download
oldie, but a goodie for the quick jobs "Windows Movie Maker 2.1 makes home movies amazingly fun. With Movie Maker 2.1, you can create, edit, and share your home movies right on your computer. Build your movie with a few simple drag-and-drops."
Screen Capture | SnagIt | TechSmith's Screen Capture Software
SnagIt lets you capture, edit, and share exactly what you see on your screen - from TechSmith the people who brought you Camtasia
Clean Up Center - Windows Live OneCare safety scanner
when you've got junk in the trunk ... best bet for a quick clean up
Welcome to Google Docs & Spreadsheets
loved it as writely, still use it often
Despair Inc. Demotivators®
JS: Nothing to do with edtech, but I love these.
Slashdot | New York Times Ends Its Paid Subscription Service
JS: Traditional media continues to evolve.
Smile: The :-) turns 25 -
eSchool News online - Low-cost school computing set to take off
Inside Higher Ed :: Students' 'Evolving' Use of Technology
How IT Affects Learning
deviantART: where ART meets application!
Join the largest art community in the world! As a member, you can collect favourites, submit art, and track your friends and favourite artists.
Education Week: Thought Textbooks Would All Be Gone by Now? Well, Think Again
p-12rubric.pdf (application/pdf Object)
Kerpoof Studio
Designing Cyberinfrastructure
jm: "Cyberinfrastructure offers a vision of advanced knowledge infrastructure for research and education that integrates diverse resources across barriers of geography and time – and across the subtle and complex barriers of discipline, community, secto
History and Theory of Infrastructure - NSF Workshop
jm: Conference report: "By generalizing the lessons of social and historical analysis, this workshop will contribute to the development of infrastructure studies as a distinctive and practically engaged field of study, while also reporting back to the NSF
jm: Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Advanced Collaboration - org committed to new forms of collaboration through the creative use of technology.
Our Cultural Commonwealth : American Council of Learned Societies ...
jm: report on a 2 year study by the commission on cyberinfrastructure in the humanities and social sciences, supported by the Mellon Foundation
x is the new y
ScribeFire :: Firefox Add-ons
ScribeFire (previously Performancing for Firefox) is a full-featured blog editor that integrates with your browser and lets you easily post to your blog.
Best content management software.
Take a Child Outside • NC Museum of Natural Sciences
Anti-technology initiative
Novell WebAccess
SUPERGUIDE: The Open Source Challenge. How to replace Windows completely with Ubuntu. | APC Magazine
JS: Can you really replace Windows with Linux?
Tech product reviews for cell phones, computers, MP3 players - CNET
1st stop when I want a quick hardware review.
Google Reader
Good all around feed aggregator. Used the OPML features up and down with great success. Sharing features of groups of feeds or individual posts are nice, too.
Logitech > Mice + Pointers > Mice > V270 Cordless Optical Mouse for Bluetooth®
If you have bluetooth, this is a great little mouse to free you from at least one cord. I've used mine for a year now on a windows laptop ... smooth tracking ... only need to change the 2AA batteries every 3 months or so. Makes for joyous surfing!
Adobe - Adobe Acrobat 8 for Education
Like it or not, pdf is a common format for sharing online documents. Acrobat offers a range of features to help teachers and learners edit, mock up and provide audio or written feedback within the document. I use it daily as a student.
HP, Lenovo, Dell Support Solar Power for PCs
New Literacies in New Media Landscapes
Brian Mull : Yugma - Skype Edition Hits One Out of the Park
This is a blog posting by Brian Mull about the new release of Skyped-up Yugma. He reports good success using it. Linktribution to Mark Wagner of
Texify - Online LaTeX equation writer, generates math formulas from LaTeX expressions.
A Offline Gmail Client: Sweet
20 Amazing Optical Illusions - The List Universe
Eye boggling fun
Teaching & Learning Leader of the Year | EdTechTalk
Jeff, Jeff, he's our man ... if he can't webcast it, no one can ... yeah, Jeff!
Drupal Podcast No. 43: New Features in Drupal 6 | Lullabot
deliGoo - Delicious Search Engine
Google Intends to Integrate Its Social Applications
what's ahead in the googleverse
The Biggest Ever BitTorrent Leak: MediaDefender Internal Emails Go Public | TorrentFreak
IBM adds heft to OpenOffice open-source project | Tech news blog - CNET
"We believe that this relationship will improve our ability to deliver innovative value to users of IBM products and services. We also believe that the collaboration will lead to an even broader range of ODF-supporting applications sues over attempted hacking
Prince to sue YouTube, eBay over music use
Banner Ad Trojan Served on MySpace, Photobucket - Security Fix
BBspot - Jobs Offers Apple Lisa Early Adopters Store Credit
development: 2.3.0 - Release Notes
Ejoh » Blog Archive » 2.3.0 released already
The $100 laptop now the $188 laptop -
Drupal 6.0 beta 1 released |
Microsoft says college students can 'steal' Office | Tech news blog - CNET
WTF: Pitzer College Offers “Learning From YouTube” Class
Ambrosia Software's WireTap Studio
WireTap Studio shares a name with WireTap Pro, it is an entirely new application with a broader range and appeal...podcasters can record from their microphone as well as a second application such as iTunes or Skype.
Nick's Picks — Selected Resources from - 9/13/2007 - School Library Journal
Hispanic heritage month
Reuters/Second Life » Rival grids threaten Linden’s monopoly on SL technology
IBM's SiSi virtually translates speech to sign language - Engadget
As the debate continues regarding the reasons fewer men are entering teaching, a larger question looms: Does it matter? While the education experts aren't so certain, some parents have no doubt that it does
Robot Maker Builds Artificial Boy -- South Florida
Maybe a replacement for the men not teaching in elementary schools?
Adobe - Online Events : Event Details
jm: Join us for a (free) live, interactive, one-hour online seminar on Adobe® Captivate® 3 and find out how you can rapidly develop engaging elearning experiences. Our product experts will review the latest features and benefits, enable you to interact
Live Slick: Top 10 Freeware Software Nobody Knows About - But Should
Mobility Technology Online Expo - PCMagCast by PC Magazine
jm: Free - "PCMagCast's Mobile Technology Online Expo will give business stakeholders the knowledge they need to evaluate a wide array of devices, applications and solutions for use on the road. We're going to concentrate on showing you how to save money
Canada Post
not sure the edtech connection ... cyberjohn?
Teacher Magazine: Classroom Podcasting 101
bring on the propaganda... 2008 elections and NCLB
MASSCLUSIVITY | An emerging consumer trend and related new business ideas
jm: ties into my link from ...
jm: The "Massclusivity" of social networks ... tee hee
Flip Video
jm: Best selling video camera at Amazon and Target and hyped all over the place. Anyone tried it?
Fun Flip wows camcorder crowd -
jm: Pure Digital's Flip Video is currently the No. 1 best-selling video camera at Amazon (AMZN) and
Google School: Check Local Times with Google - Lifehacker
SKYPE TOOLBOX: 50+ Enhancements for Skype
On the worm that affects Skype for Windows users - Heartbeat
evildoers, meet skype. Skype, evildoers....
Welcome to NoteSake - Take notes online, stay organized
jm: With NoteSake, you can take your notes during class, share them with a friend, or groups can work together on the same note, all through your laptop
Running the numbers on Vista | CNET
Standalone unit sales of Vista at U.S. retail stores were down 59.7 percent compared with Windows XP, during each product's first six months on store shelves,
ITC in the Classroom Blog: Helping in the search for Steve Fossett ICT in my Classroom
jm: "In my class assembly on Thursday I am going to talk to my children about the missing adventurer Steve Fossett and how with the use of technology I have managed to help look for him. Even though I am some 5000 miles away from where his plane is meant
Handheld Learning 2007 Conference - Learning While Mobile
jm: Handheld Learning 2007 Conference: October 10-12th 2007 - Now in its third year the Handheld Learning Conference and Exhibition has established itself as the signature event for those interested in opportunities presented by “always-on” learning. Blog
jm: "I've added a section to Learning in Hand to help educators use the Mobile Web. I provide plenty of sample sites and tips for classroom use. Educators might be interested in making their own mobile site, so I've included a page with information about
SocialTech: Web Slam: 2.0
jm: Per Josie Fraser: "This morning, Helen, Frances and I ran a Web 2.0 slam workshop."
Adobe - Authorware from Adobe : FAQ
jm: "Adobe plans to discontinue development of Authorware® software, the visual authoring tool for creating rich-media e-learning applications for delivery on corporate networks, CD/DVD, and the Web."
Home | Internet Made Mobile
jm: "You've just found the world's most exciting mobile development community. Whether you are just getting started with .mobi, or are already a mobile guru, we have something for you. We hope you enjoy using it!"
Checking in with .mobi at MobHappy
jm: update on the .mobi domain standard
jm: from jane hart a cool way to highlight your presentation
Lesson in life and death: pupils build dying teacher's coffin - World
A DUTCH primary school teacher dying of cancer is overseeing one last class project: her pupils are making her coffin.
link from d. boyd good one
Dutch Royals Caught Revising Wikipedia
Unix, Linux keywords banned from Xbox Live — Enterprise Linux Log
not open indeed (or very mature)
BBC NEWS | Technology | Facebook opens profiles to public
block it now if you want
Microsoft format rejected - The Boston Globe
what? Microsoft not meeting open standards?!
Thought-controlled wheelchair - Boing Boing
technology: good
Search for an Ideal Streaming Technology — IUPUI School of Informatics
Adobe’s Flash, Apple’s QuickTime Broadcaster. Clipstream’s Clipstream Live. Internet 2’s DVTS, Windows Media Encoder, Real Networks’ RealProducer Plus and Helix Server, VideoLan’s VLC, and VX30’s VX30 Live and VX30 Broadcast System.
F-Secure : News from the Lab - August of 2007
js: Another Sony Rootkit -- this one in a USB drive.
Vista/XP Virtual Desktop Manager
js: Software allows you to have multiple virtual desktops, and quickly switch between them. Similar to Linux "workspaces." For XP and Vista.
ICDL - International Children's Digital Library
Kids can search, filter results, and read books online.
From the Edtech Inbox - September 2007 | EdTechTalk
All the neglected emails from the last few months
Share This : 5000+ Resources to Do Just About Anything Online
Megalist of lists
EUROCALL 2007 Virtual Strand
some archived media from Europe's Computer Assisted Langauge Learning Conference
Open Education Week 2: Getting Knowledge for Free
PodCamp Boston 2 » Welcome to PodCamp!
The Podcamp that started podcamping - Oct. 26-28, 2007 —
A community-driven source of information and inspiration for developing interactive educational websites
Windows Live Translator Beta
only 6 years after altavista and 2 years after google
Ubuntu Screencasts
Happy Month of Screencasts!
Media Convert - free and on line - convert and split sound, ringtones, images, docs - MP3 WMV 3GP AMR FLV SWF AMV MOV WMA AVI MPG MP4 DivX MPEG4 iPOD PSP OGG WMA AAC MP4 MPC MMF QCP KAR MIDI REALAUDIO FLAC JPG PSD DOC PDF RTF TXT ODG ODP ODS ODT SXW WK1 M
what doesn't it do?
A Bill of Rights for Users of the Social Web
We the social networkers, in order to form a more perfect web...
Apple - To all iPhone customers
a note and $100 from Steve
Exclusive: Screen Shots And Feature Overview of Delicious 2.0 Preview
The preview also includes a new search engine that includes contextual search. You can now search your own bookmarks, all bookmarks or just your network’s bookmarks. If you do not specify what you want, it searches whatever you are currently looking at
Photos: New Apple iPods - Start with a sputter | Crave: The gadget blog
The latest fix for Ipodaholics
Website Broken Link Checker Robot / Bot / Spider :: Apple Macintosh OSX Business Software
Site also has link for those who might need a similar programme for Windows,
5min - Life Videopedia
jm: short video tutorials
another video-sharing website. Has privacy options so you can set who can see the videos you upload. Has a kidvimeo' section. Can be embedded in blogs/wikis/websites
HippoCampus - Homework and Study Help
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.
Official Google Blog: An update on Google Video feedback
We're giving a full refund -- as a credit card refund -- to everyone who ever bought a video. We'll need you to make sure we have your most recent credit card information, but once we know where to send the money, you'll get it
Australian Blogging Conference:
jm: The Australian Blogging Conference will be hosted by the Legal and Regulatory Program of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation and the Queensland University of Technology on Friday 28 September in Brisbane, Australia.
I Am a Deviant Tool User. You?
jm: an old fashioned edublogger smackdown :)
SchoolTube :: Home
jm: moderated or teacher approved video upload service ...
Combatting Plagiarism
jm: our own JohnS suggestions for combatting plagiarism
Business 2.0 RIP - Bits - Technology - New York Times Blog
jm: "We’re sad to report that employees of Business 2.0 magazine were told today that the monthly publication will close next week, after they finish the October issue."…
JM: "In June, they were calling it the God Phone. Yesterday, it was the Chump Phone. — People who had rushed to buy the Apple iPhone over the last two months suddenly and embarrassingly found that they had overpaid by $200 for the year's most coveted
Phixr - Online Photo Editor
jm: photo editor
TokBox: Talk to the World.
This one may have been posted before.
BBC NEWS | Health | MP3 users 'risking hearing loss'
Won't be able to warn the students - they won't hear us.
YouTube-style Embeddable Google Maps | TechSoup Blog
Haven't tried it yet....
jm: collaborate in real-time, collect feedback, share presentaion, embed in blog, upload / download directly to PPT
jm: VCASMO is a multimedia presentation solution for personal photo-video slide show share, business presentation, training, acadamic teaching, sales pitching, seminar, conference, press release meeting, live event.
Presentation Technologies: Breakthrough New Delivery Platform - Vcasmo Integrates PowerPoint With Video - Robin Good's Latest News
jm: Vcasmo only secret is hidden inside its unique video + PowerPoint sync interface in which anyone can easily and precisely sync the video with specific slides or images in your show.
WebSlides - Converting bookmarks to slideshows
jm: new feature from bundle important course resources for students
PodcastPeople – Your online podcasting studio™
jm: Cheryl mentioned again this week - she uses as a podcasting studio with students
"Quotation" Mark Abuse- Flickr
"Signs" that abuse "Quotation Marks."
What is Microsoft Office SharePoint Server?
Flickr: The Atrocious Apostrophe's Pool
This group documents prominently-placed and egregious punctuation mistakes. Bonus points (redeemable for nothing at all) are awarded for finding examples with unintended, hilarious meanings.
Book - Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works
From: ASCD SmartBrief <>
Running the Numbers- Chris Jordan
This new series looks at contemporary American culture through the austere lens of statistics.
Searchbots - build your own search robot
Build a personalized search robot and send it out to search the web by tag, colour, mood, photo or location. Ask it questions and watch it grow up and learn about the world as you do.
In Their Own Words publication : JISC
jm: The JISC e-Learning Programme has funded a two-part sequence of studies under the Learner Experiences of e-Learning theme, with the aim of informing the development of appropriate learning environments and tools and the effective design of l...
Directorate for Education:Department
OECD views education in a 'cradle-to-grave' lifelong learning framework, involving formal, informal and non-formal settings. Internationally comparable statistics and indicators underpin the work but it has a strong qualitative dimension as well.
WorldwideLexicon.Marx: Recent translations (all)
jm: Worldwide Lexicon is a service, which enables community-driven translations on any website. If you speak two or more languages join our translation community and help sharing the most interesting content on the web with the people, who speak your lang
Yochai Benkler - Wealth of Networks
all 500+ pages of this book available via pdf or amazon - jm
See Who's Editing Wikipedia - Diebold, the CIA, a Campaign
Twitter Blocks: jefflebow
Terraminds micro search
wikirage: What's hot now on wikipedia
Vista Service Pack 1 details announced: timing, beta, more
the final version of SP1 is currently slated to ship in the first quarter of 2008, but that this date is only a target.
html2wiki - Convert HTML text to wiki markup
Zoho Writer- Offline with Google Gears
Zoho Writer, the online word processor, is launching a new version today that lets you work on your documents offline.
Data Robotics, Inc.
a new solution for home data backup. Nothing worse than losing your data. Check this product out
OPML File for OpenEd Course
OPML file for OpenEd Course sponsored by Dr. David Wiley and attended by several friends of ETT
Qipit - Copy and share documents
Copy documents, whiteboards and handwritten notes with your camera phone or digital camera to store, fax, email or publish! Copy documents, whiteboards and handwritten notes with your camera phone or digital camera to store, fax, email or publish!
hosted tiddlywiki
Wired's list of naughty Wikipedia edits
Inside DCSNet, the FBI's Nationwide Eavesdropping Network
blogTV - Watch Live
Top 100 Tools: TiddlyWiki
open source wiki with hosted or download for server options
TiddlyWiki - a reusable non-linear personal web notebook
post to your server or run on a thumb drive to made a wiki on a stick
Podclass - Share Your Knowledge With The World!
create or take free (or for a fee) courses
Code to unlock iPhone cracked -
from v. davis: Software unlock to be posted within days for the iphone. The ability of one carrier to lock in such a technology seems to be in question with those rushing to break the codes that require iphone uses to use the AT&T service.
.:: NOTEPAD++ ::.
I'll never use Wordpad again
TrueCrypt - Free Open-Source On-The-Fly Disk Encryption Software
CcPublisher - CcWiki
Best Open Source Software | Lifehacker
Ed/ITLib DL → Ubiquitous Discussion Forum: Introducing Mobile Phones and Voice Discussion Into a Web Discussion Forum
per v. davis: Fascinating research paper about the importance of including voice in text only discussion forums. Fascinating paper from the journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia.
per v. davis: What a great resource of research -- I signed up to access the journals, create my own binder and access this information! After Dr. Robert McLauglin spoke at Wow2, I want to make an effort to become more a part of the deep web.
Librarians' Internet Index
Websites that librarians believe can be trusted -- monitored by librarians. I am going to look into this resource for more information and to see how up to date the information is. - v. davis
TRAILS: Tool for Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills
TrueCrypt - Reviews and free downloads at
This open-source encryption program is loaded with powerful encryption features, but a lack of in-program help may dissuade all but those users who definitely need or want to completely secure their data.
Right to Education Project: a Human Rights resource
The Right to Education Project (RTE) is a public access human rights resource, the only such site in the world devoted solely to the right to education. It was started by Katarina Tomasevski, the first ever Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education of
Annoyed Librarian: A Librarian's Anti-2.0 Manifesto
"An alternative voice in librarianship" ...
Incubated by Creative Commons, iCommons is an organisation with a broad vision to develop a united global commons front by collaborating with open education, access to knowledge, free software, open access publishing and free culture communities around th
eSchool News online - Teachers gain tech skills while in their PJs
Good idea but Office 2007?
FEconnect | Building Online Communities with Drupal
Great for helping the non techie learn about communities.
YouTube - ASCD's The Whole Child
# Whole Child on YouTube We've got a powerful new tool in the effort to spread the word about ASCD's Whole Child Campaign. ASCD recently released a short video on YouTube that dynamically captures the message of the Whole Child. ASCD hopes you'll watch t
Crowdsourcing Reaches Facebook Users in First Collaborative Online Course
A new online course is being offered for Facebook users, but it is not being taught by a single instructor. Instead, the course is being created by Facebook users themselves through a collaborative process known as "crowdsourcing." The class is being cond
Las Vegas SUN: Teachers who get police training could get extra pay, carry guns
Wired Ed: Teens taking more tech to class
Technology use by students in schools.
Top 100 Tools for Learning
ABC News: Private Cell Phone Numbers Listed Online
Your cell phone number IS online -- they call this the wild west of personal information -- for $15 most people can buy all kinds of information about you including your cell phone number.
YouTube - Welcome to EduBlogger World
Edublogger world video will be talking about this more on the blog later.
Common Craft - video explaining web 2.0
Videos explaining Web 2.0 tools like Wikis, RSS and Social Booking mark that make these tools easy to understand.
Authoring tool to create branching narratives (pathways) through interactive case studies.
Audival - Podcasting Tips & Tricks
udival is run by Stefan Hedengren. The purpose of this blog is to help people into the world of podcasting with the use of tips, articles about equipment as well as sound clips for use in podcasts.
NKY.Com - Schools adapt to digital age
More on the "digital gap" but are these students that much ahead of the teachers?
Free iPod Video Converter - Freeware converts DVD AVI MPEG WMV RM to iPod Video
Windows-media video files can be converted to podcast-friendly QuickTime files with the free Jodix converter. QuickTime files can be made podcast-friendly using iTunes (free) and choosing ADVANCED - CONVERT SELECTION FOR IPOD. - Capture your stories, save them permanently.
Create timelines for your stories and pictures.
Don’t Ask This Question, Part III: A Call for Evidence at
We need evidence when promoting blogging - not just rhetoric.
Threat Level - Wired Blogs
Teen is convicted for filming 20 seconds of the Transformers movie for her personal use. It is thought to be the first such case. This will be my question of the week in my computer classes.
Does the Tap-Tap of Laptops Drive Professors Insane?
Fuzzwich Mini-vids. Animate your thoughts.
online animation
Evoca is the new recording client for Skype. This is wonderful to have an easy add in. We've been using evoca to podcast for our horizon and flat classroom projects. Worht a look.
Student News - Stories and Video from
Daily student news streamed commercial free from CNN -- I'm going to use this in current events.
edublogs: 10 Top Tips for Unplanning the Perfect Unconference
Tips for planning the perfect unconference - great resources for those planning unconference events around the world.
Pageflakes - Learning and Development
A Pageflake of Trainig and Learning blogs.
Main Page - Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia commons has great photos for you to use if you work with digital storytelling projects.
See Who's Editing Wikipedia - Diebold, the CIA, a Campaign
This researcher has developed a database that tells you which wikipedia articles were edited from a particular place.
etfs trading vacation insider rumor at
Democratizing Information - Guy Kawasaki
Why FireFox is Blocked
Some web sites are blocking Firefox because they claim it's ad-blocking software allows its users to "steal" content by viewing it without ads.
Flickr Wallpaper Rotator Interactive Whiteboard Resources
Some neat new free resources that are great for a smartboard. I'm going to be looking at these.
QDnow, Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing
elana w - "excellent podcasts"
RecTel: Call Recording Service
Jeff may be interested in this. Are there any similar services? This UK service allows you to record phone calls from your landline for free. They can be downloaded in .wav or .mp3 during the following week by entering you PIN. (It wasn't actually working
Creative Commons Commercial
This is great!
Text Messaging to Improve Social Presence in Online Learning
The authors describe a pilot study of text messaging which explored its usefulness in enhancing social presence and communication in online courses. In 2006, the Technology Advancement Center (TAC) at East Carolina University conducted a mobile phone user
Cyberinfrastructure-Enabled Learning Environments for Gen Z | EDUCAUSE CONNECT
This presentation outlines how computation, visualization, storage, and high-speed networks can create novel learning environments. The resource is available in three formats: presentation, video and podcast.
Podcast: Net Generation Students and Campus IT | EDUCAUSE CONNECT
This podcast was recorded at the EDUCAUSE 2007 Southeast Regional Conference. Moderated by Jeanna Mastrodicasa, co-author of Connecting to the Net.Generation: What Higher Education Professionals Need to Know about Today’s Students, this panel discussion
ICT in the Curriculum
From the Department of Education and Training in Western Australia this website has a collection of information about the use of ICT's in the classroom. Including chat rooms, email, podcasting, video conferencing, blogs and netiquette. Bookmarks for the field of education is a website for educators (teachers, education graduate students, professors, librarians, etc.) to connect with people sharing similar interests, discover relevant materials and store and categorise favorite bookmarks.
Hacking education with Yahoo! Teachers
The Gobbler is a widget for assembling and sharing lesson plans. Documents can be tagged and shared with other Yahoo! Teachers users. Searchable library of lesson plans by grade level. Metadata includes learning standards from each state.
Ultimate GMail Collection: over 80 Tools and Tips » Cool Websites, Software and Internet Tips
Characteristics of E-learning 2.0 - podcast
Audio recording of presentation by Dr. James Caras, Sapling Systems, Austin, Texas to the ID SIG of Austin ASTD. 64 minutes.
Trends in Global Communication Conference
This is a conference where a teacher is trying to find particpants -- teachers of students preferable ages 16+ years -- if you want to look at global collaboration in your school, take a look and see what is planned and if it fits.
Dorio -
Dorio is a friend of Skype. He searches, logs chats, notifies by mail, just like IRC bot. And He grows with plugins you feed.
Students more wary of Wikipedia than thought
Creative Commons Search
Handy Creative Commons search directory.
Dalhousie complaint closes Facebook page
Teenager unlocks iPhone for international use
See what happens when you give those kids too much technology education!
Sleepy? Spend less time on the internet or watching TV, say scientists | the Daily Mail
Implications for students and their use of technology - timing is important.
Blogs in Education
Free tutorial on blogs in education from Wired Safety. I'll have to view it, but it looks like a great resource from a reputable source.
Bloglines v3 (beta)
The Bloglines Beta is a personalized start page with drag’n'drop functionality, and a few other new features, such as the ability to choose between three new feed reading views, and the capability to keep track of what you’ve read and what’s still n
Socialtext Documentation / Socialtext Documentation
Syllabus / Stanford Communication Dept
K7 Unified Messaging, free Fax and voicemail to email.
Mindquarry for Collaboration, Teamwork, Productivity | Mindquarry | The Open Source Collaborative Software
Mindquarry is an Open Source collaborative software platform for file sharing (documents, images, media files, etc.), task and project management, team collaboration and Wiki editing that meshes simplicity and functionality.
Elements of Collaboration | Mindquarry | The Open Source Collaborative Software
The aim of "Elements of Collaboration" is to give an overview about current collaboration techniques and technology and to show how better collaboration can lead to improved workflows and higher productivity.
GDrive is Here
ego searchers, engage!
Lonelygirl15, face of Web 2.0, dies at 17 - Netiquette -
Facebook Goes Open Source
Frequently asked questions about 1000Keyboards
1000Keyboards is a website created for writers to submit, share, critique and communicate in an environment tuned to promote growth and exposure.
The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs
‘Fake Steve’ Blogger Comes Clean - New York Times
Shuttleworth: Microsoft Fracturing the Open-Source Community
NASA - STS-118 Education Resources -- Teacher-Astronaut Adjusts to Life in Space
Google mistakes own blog for spam, deletes it | InfoWorld | News | 2007-08-08 | By Robert McMillan, IDG News Service
Indiana high schools are currently testing desktop Linux machines in school systems across the state as part of a plan to provide every public high school student with a computer. If successful, the plan will provide each high school student in the state
Main Page - WikiEducator
dedicated to free content ...
The mission of OneWebDay is to create, maintain, advance, and promote a global day to celebrate online life: September 22
Thank You - Series Contributors and Readers | Terra Incognita - A Penn State World Campus Blog
"I just want to take this opportunity to thank all of the contributors to the Impact of OSS and OER on Education Series that we kicked off last March. I have received a lot of private positive comments on the quality of your postings and the relevance of
Licenses/NC - Definition of Free Cultural Works
The Case for Free Use: Reasons Not to Use a Creative Commons -NC License
Open Education License - WikiEducator | Google Groups
More voices chime in ...
The Perseid Meteor Shower
For several weeks in early August, Earth will be bombarded by lots of extra-terrestrial debris. But you need not worry – most of it will be dust particles that burn up in Earth's atmosphere as meteors. Indeed, August is the best time to witness the mete
Registration Open — Open Education 2007
registration open for The Center for Open and Sustainable Learning conference September 26-28, 2007 in Logan Utah.
Open Education License Draft at iterating toward openness
David Wiley attempts an Open Education License Draft
Curriki - WebHome
Global Education Learning Community
Create Avatar - Chris Pirillo Live
video from Gnomedex via Pirillo's Ustream
Lijit | Home
Install the Lijit Search Wijit on your blog to give readers the most relevant results from a source they trust. YOU.
US Pirate Party seeks legitimacy, starts in Utah
Police Blotter: Defendant wins breathalyzer source code | CNET
Welcome to the STF Short Course Workshop on Using GPS, Google Earth and GeocachingF
From Dean Shareski: Welcome to the STF Short Course Workshop on Using GPS, Google Earth and Geocaching
Danah Boyd and thoughts on Myspace …. and more « HeyJude
Danah spoke at the seminar today about the rise of social networks and the profiles that students develop and make public on their myspace site.
Taste of Tech » Summer Renewal
Our own JS (yeah, john) has put together an awesome summer renewal roundup (not just saying that because he lists ETT and ETW) ... do yourself a favor and read / do he suggested "summer renewal" series!
No More Hard Drive! 100 Free Software Apps to Go Online-Only
major roundup to kill some time ;)
YouTube - Supermarket 2.0
been around a few months, but making the rounds of late ...
500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art
CreateSpace - On-Demand Self Publishing, DVD on Demand, CD on Demand, Books on Demand, DVD Duplication and DVD Replication
CreateSpace on Demand Publishing is simple: we manufacture physical products when customers order so no pre-built inventory is needed. Through our service, you can sell DVDs, CDs, and books, for a fraction of the cost of traditional manufacturing, while m
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | UNESCO.ORG
Category:All extensions - MediaWiki
This category holds all extensions currently registered at, ordered alphabetically. For more useful category break-downs, please check the main extension category.
Schoolboards: net dangers over-rated; bring social networks to school -
via Slashdot
Minesweeper: The Movie
CollegeHumor video. Because this is what technology is really all about.
Creating and Connecting/Research and Guidelines on Social and Educational Networking
A National School Boards Association (NSBA) study.
A Win-Win Scenario: 'Game School' Aims to Engage and Educate
Don't use the word "fun" to describe what will go on in the Game School, a proposed New York City public school that will use "game design and game-inspired methods" to educate sixth through 12th graders.
Wal-Mart, Facebook team up for campaign - School Inc. -
Blogger & Podcaster: Magazine Archives
Not only can you read a free digital copy of the magazine, but as you turn the virtual page you can click on a link towards the top of the page and listen to a podcast audio version of each page!
CBC News In Depth: Personal computing
What managers can learn from teen use of web 2.0.
Design For the Other 90% | Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
exhibit currently running at the Cooper-Hewit Museum in NYC ... JMad visited and will share some highlights
Wide Open Education » Open Educational Resources
Blog by Steve Carson ...
Intro to Open Ed Class - Feedback and Enrolling at iterating toward openness
Per David Wiley, "I’m also very happy to say that this class will be completely online, run completely in the open, and is welcome to all comers."
ilife4windows » home
Thanks to Mark Wagner for this "share" in Twitter ... iLife for Windows? An Introduction to Picasa, Audacity, and Movie Maker in Education
another one ... per alan levine on twitter ... create, mix, publish images, video and sound
Edition 13 - From the Fringe : The Knowledge Tree
The journal of the Australian Flexible Learning Framework, The Knowledge Tree: an e-Journal of Learning Innovation, enables the sharing of research and innovation in global e-learning practice.
NPR : Gates Foundation's Education Chief Controls Billions
Profile: Portland schools superintendent Vicki Phillips starts her job as education director at the Bill and Melinda Gates' Foundation on Wednesday.
mynoteIT - An online note taking tool for students.
social network concept for a student's schoolwork managment
the Sun in Motion - gary palmer
Pachyderm 2.0
Opensource server or a hosted service coming in September 2007. Designed with museum exhibits in mind. Multimedia flash aurthoring templates.
Why would I IM my professor? That’s just weird.
Professor suggests virtual office hours to a student. Student says, “Why would I IM my professor? That’s just weird.”
The Longest Day -
University class spends a day without electronic media - interesting results and discussion.
walk2web - Walk. Explore. Have Fun ;)
A toll that can help find new websites by following the outbound links from a single web site, Very Cool!!!!
Best Portable Wireless Microphone Kit For Your Video Production Needs: Robin Recommends - Robin Good's Latest News
nextgen tricorder, per chance?
Mexican Billionaire Donates Laptops - New York Times
8 things that I like about edublogs at
This is Mr. Belshaw's follow up to what he hates. It has many fewer comments. What does this say about us that we comment on what's wrong more than what is right? Do we do that in our classes?
'Listening' computer revs up reading skills |
Soliloquy is designed to be "an electronic lap" for struggling students who don't get one-on-one reading time with parents, creator Marilyn Jager Adams says. The program will read a story, listen and gently correct a child's reading or explain new words.
ON THE JOB / A textbook case of rock: The Angry Tired Teachers get down
Angry Tired teachers band -- speaking out for US public school teachers using rock and roll and youtube. Fascinating thoughts -- I like how they manage their classrooms. This article was in the San Francisco chronicle.
Particle Emission Characteristics of Office Printers
Report about the particle emissions of printers -- IT support administrators need to look at this list and call their manufacturer. We often don't consider this source of indoor air pollution -- laser printers with as many carcinogens as a cigarette?
cambodiabloggingsummit » home
Beth Kanter is going to Cambodia to teach children how to blog (talk about promoting change -- give people a voice!) She is raising money and asking for support -- read more. I think we'll see more things like this in the future. Good luck Beth!
eContent: Jump Drive Learning .. or .. Wiki on a Stick
Turn your memory stick into a pre-configured device that runs applications and software not found on a host computer.
eContent: Legos
Lego robotics!!!! How Cool!
Scrapblog // Create a world for your pictures.
another one ... popping up all over ... combine photos, video, audio and text to create "scrapbook" to share and professionally print
Video: Social Bookmarking in Plain English | Common Craft - Video Production and Consulting
... this one on social bookmarking ...
Loki - You Can Get There From Here
"Combining GPS-like location, local search and one-button access to location-based content, Loki is the first web-based application to make the Internet revolve around you. Literally."
iWPhone WordPress Plugin and Theme by ContentRobot Making Movies in Virtual Reality
Download details: Office Add-in: Creative Commons Add-in for Microsoft Office
Embed Creative Commons licenses in your Office stuff.
Fun way to share your lat. and long. to the twitterverse. Uses Open ID
crossover for linux
MUVE that is tres cool
TG Daily - Point and click Gmail hacking at Black Hat
Yikes! “You’re an idiot if you use T-Mobile hotspot,” said Graham.
House panel approves legal shield for bloggers | CNET
A congressional panel on Wednesday voted, against the Bush administration's wishes, to shield journalists including advertising-supported bloggers from having to reveal their confidential sources in many situations.
Grub's Distributed Web Crawling Project
Search currently broken. Why is it broken? for the same reason that proprietary software is always broken: lack of freedom, lack of community, lack of accountability, lack of transparency. Here, we will start to change all that.
Animated Alan Watts talking Zen
a way to make lectures more engaging?
Ten Things Your IT Department Won't Tell You -
Helpful tricks and workarounds
Free PowerPoint to Flash Converter | PPS, PPT to SWF | authorPOINT Lite
looks like a good web publishing option for presentations
Create Photo Books with Panraven
Review of panraven from Read / Write web
Panraven - Live Your Life, Share Your Story
Create online "stories" by uploading photos and adding text ... have your masterpiece printed when you are done ... heads up from R/
GigaOM Second Life (finally) gets a direct competitor: Multiverse «
Educationalwikis » Examples of educational wikis
A Wiki about educational wiki's - very meta
The Wiki Toolbox: 30+ Wiki Tools and Resources
another mashable compilation
Over Seas Classroom Collaboration | EdTechTalk
I am a fourth grade teacher in Northern Michigan looking to collaborate with another fourth grade level class over seas on some projects for the students. I would like to work with Skype video conferencing if possible.
New daily 5 minute videoblog about all things tech ... think rocketboom of tech
FrontPage - eXe : eLearning XHTML editor
The eXe project is developing a freely available Open Source authoring application to assist teachers and academics in the publishing of web content without the need to become proficient in HTML or XML markup
8 things that irritate me with edublogs at
seemed to strike a chord in the edublogoshere this week ... what do you think?
YouTube - Did You Know 2.0
factoids in flash
Where To Find Free Music For Your Videos And Podcasts
podsafe music options
Internet Radio Equality Act.
“If great progress toward a fair solution for webcasters is not made by Congress’s return to Washington after Labor Day, then we plan to take expeditious steps toward passage of the Internet Radio Equality Act
The Long Tail: Why I gave up on Second Life
Chris Anderson follows Dave's lead
Defcon 15: Undercover reporter flees - Hack a Day
To catch a reporter - busted at defcon
Web's 'drug kingpin' gets 30 years
an anti-spam vicotry
Updating drupal | Geeks & God
Alternatives To Second Life - Uber Edition « Second Life Games
linux and mac from vista
shibboleth video
evoting stupidity in california
JayCut: Online Video Editing with Export
Review of JayCut
Online video editing ... See also Read / Write review in 20070805 folder
TED | TEDBlog: 100 Websites You Should Know and Use
ulius Wiedemann, editor in charge at Taschen GmbH, offered an ultra-fast-moving ride through sites in many different areas, from art, design and illustration, to daily news, blogs and curiosity. Now, by popular demand, here's his list of 100 websites you
worldclock.swf (application/x-shockwave-flash Object)
Cool ... world "clock" estimating daily, weekly, monthly and ytd "stuff"
eSchool News online - Study: eBooks could spark interest in reading
Professor pans 'learning style' teaching method - Telegraph
EFL for Graphic Designers
Univ of Wisc Software & Tools
Six authoring tools to create multimedia online lesson content and quizzes. Free. Developed by Engage project at UW. ... jen did not put this in ... I swear ... Go Badgers
COLOURlovers :: Color Trends + Palettes
Free PowerPoint to Flash Converter | PPS, PPT to SWF | authorPOINT Lite
Didn't get a chance to talk about this on aug 5th ... looks cool
onXiam - Manage Your Online Identities
PBS Teachers | . Do Internet Filters Undermine the Teaching of 21st Century Citizenship? | PBS
Read the comments, too.
CogDogRoo " StoryTools
Thanks to Alan Levine for this roundup of media creation tools (on a wiki you can edit)
on the luck of seven | an open-source journey around the world documenting free culture, social innovators & global change.
Follow the 7 month adventure of a fellow drupal lover as he travels 7 continents departing on 7/7/7
Mindmapping, concept mapping and information organisation software
edtechtalk's bookmarks tagged with "statevirtuallibraries" on
holy statevirtuallibrary round up thanks to cmcgough!
NHewLink, The Granite State's Information Connection
PASCAL - Shared Access - Unlimited Knowledge
New York Online Virtual Electronic Library
Digital Learning Commons - Learning without bounds
GoWYLD!--Wyoming's Portal to Knowledge and Learning
Badgerlink : Wisconsin's connection to the world of information
Colorado Virtual Library
GPLS | Resources for Libraries | GALILEO
VIVA, The Virtual Library of Virginia
West Virginia Digital Library
TexShare Library Information - Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Pioneer- Utah’s Online Library
South Dakota Library Network
South Dakota State Library - Home
DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library
Ocean State Libraries
POWER Library Internal Access
OhioLINK - The Ohio Library and Information Network
The Ohio Public Library Information Network (OPLIN)
ODIN Main Page
NC LIVE - Authentication Required
Montana Library Network
Jersey Clicks Home Page
MOBIUS: Linking Missouri's Academic Libraries
ELM : Electronic Library for Minnesota
MeL: The Michigan eLibrary
Find Books & Magazines Online
SAILOR, Maryland's Public Information Network
MARVEL! Maine's Virtual Library
LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network
Blue Skyways - a service of the Kansas State Library
Illinois Digital Academic Library - Homepage
LiLI - Libraries Linking Idaho - Portal
Hawaii State Public Library System
Florida Electronic Library
The Alaska State Library Resources
Alabama Virtual Library: Connecting You to a World of Knowledge
from cmcgough
Zinadoo create your Free mobile website using zinadoos mobile website creation building tool
create, publish and share your mobile website
myabodo : see your world change
teach kids (and yourself) about environmental impact of decisions around your home using this flash based interactive site ... Reference, Facts, News ... Free and Family-friendly Resources
quck hit references at your finger tips ... it ain't pretty, but it works the 80/20 rule
edtechtalkr.jpg (JPEG Image, 553x206 pixels)
Be an EdTechTalkr - generated by
Web2.0 - Logo Creatr
can't get enough of these logo generators
Real Lives Pilot Program
Texas Technology Integration Professional Dev Corps
Bryan ISD catalog of activities encouraging technology integration. Fun ideas for classroom. See handouts from TCEA 2007.
TCEA 2007 presentation handouts online
A directory of speaker presentation materials from 2007 Texas Computer Educators Association.
Wikispaces Blog » Blog Archive » Fresh Feature Alert: Text Editor Toolbar
New features on wikispaces, if you use this valuable service in your classroom, you'll want to read part one two and three before heading back to class!
150 writing resrouces
from geek news central
BBC NEWS | Teachers call for YouTube to be shiut down
Prevent cyberbullying?
First Espresso Book Machine Installed and Demonstrated at New York Public Library's Science, Industry and Business Library
per Bud's tweet ... I'll go check this out next week
Human Brain Cloud: Play
cool interface, interesting word association thingy
eSchool News online - New must for b-school applicants: 'slideware'
Bus 2.0: Discussion boards 2.0
bliin YourLIVE! º Always There
Bus. 2.0: bliin lets you share your location and geo-tagged photos from your handset in real-time.
Everex IMPACT GC3502
Sub $300 computer being sold at Walmart, Best Buy and others online - ships with Vista and Open Office Suite Convert an image and process to a text file of the original image. Convert picture to text. Ascii Art. ascii photo, ascii image, ascii convertion, asciiart, ascii picture, convert image text, image to text, image to ascii, picture to text,
convert an 200kb or smaller photo to a text file ... fun
Geek tattoos - Pile of Photos
geeks gone too far? you be the judge :)
Download: Get Miro
all format media player (and downloader)
Timeline tool
A good looking tool with some timelines already created - like the world war 2 timeline or the history of the internet. » Swotter exists to report, catalogue, investigate, stimulate and debate the future of literature.... not sure this is it
ONLINE MEDIA GOD: 400+ Tools for Photographers, Videobloggers, Podcasters & Musicians
Every link you could ever want (circa this week) for audio video stuff
What to do! - Screencasts
Screen grabs and audio explinations - demonstrating ways of using information and communication technologies for teaching and learning online"
"The Learning Objects Literature" at iterating toward openness
David Wiley - pre-print of his review of learning object literature
Favourite Tools
Jane Hart reaches out to the community to ask "What are your top 10 tools" - see also the aggregation into a top 100 list
SlideShare » FAQs » SlideCast
Cool! Slideshare now allows you to sync up audio ... add begin points and end points.
The Edublogosphere Is Being Criticized for Twittering ~ Stephen's Web ~ by Stephen Downes
the twitter conversation continues ...
9 Ways to Build Your Own Social Network
Behond facebook and myspace ... build your own ..
kyte: Channel View - TechCrunch
See what happened at the TechCrunch party on Friday from the recording of the live feed on Kyte
coComment blog » Blog Archive » coComment Version 2.0 Beta
coComment Version 2.0 (Beta) to be released on August 2nd - check out the demo for all the features
iPhone resources are everywhere | last100
if you happen to be an iphone user ... check out this ginormous list of things to do with it ...
How Madison Avenue Is Wasting Millions on a Deserted Second Life
Hello! Is anyone home (in Second Life, that is) ... companies finding no one is visiting their second life outposts ...
StumbleUpon like site that lets you browse what is popular on the top bookmarking sites like - cool!
A Social-Networking Service With a Velvet Rope - New York Times
The "backstory" behind Pownce
SnapJot Welcome!
SnapJot is all you need to make quality, durable memory books from any standard web browser. No software to install, just simple online tools.
ONLINE STORAGE: 80+ File Hosting and Sharing Sites
massive list of online storage solutions from free to fee
Giant Steps by Michal Levy
Graphic art inspired my music - cool!
Blog Challenge: What is the Most Unusual Blogger You’ve Found? « Lorelle on WordPress
giving the "unusual" blogs their due ...
21Classes – Free Classroom and Education Blogs - Home
Very decent option for creating a class blog site.
Web Development Toolbox: 120+ Web Development Resources
Great List of resources for the coders and web builders
All Online Data Lost After Internet Crash | The Onion
GMT: Greenwich Mean Time - World Time / Time in every Time Zone
more information about times around the world than you ever knew you wanted (huh?)
Mac software - HyperEngine-AV
HyperEngine-AV, Arboretum Systems' award winning video editing software is now free, complete with full source code. Users can capture, arrange, edit and process video, audio and text in a free-form, trackless document, to create movies and slide shows
Jjot - take notes online, fast.
Sticky notes to create, share and save with a 2 second sign up
Top 30 Social Bookmarking Sites July 2007 | eBizMBA
Here are the 30 Largest Social Bookmarking Sites ranked by a combination of Inbound Links, Google Page Rank, Alexa Rank, and U.S. traffic data from Compete and Quantcast. Although no traffic metrics are completely accurate we do believe the data below to
Wii + Second Life = New Training Simulator
Real-world simulations like these are perfectly suited to Nintendo's Wiimote, says MIT research fellow David E. Stone. In fact, he claims the motion-sensitive controller is "one of the most significant technology breakthroughs in the history of computer s
Bill would force "top 25 piracy schools" to adopt anti-P2P technology (Updated)
Never mind! Bill being dropped ... for now ...
digitales » Background to DST
The international digital storytelling ‘movement’ is generally accredited as having developed from a group of media artists, designers, and practitioners in San Francisco over 10 years ago
BlogTalkRadio is a platform that extends the blog, allowing any individual to host a live blogshow online. Our service is free to all users, whether you host a blogshow or listen in. Hosts earn half of revenue generated by their blogshow and Channel page.
Plusmo Mobile Widgets for Nokia, Motorola, WAP, Blackberry, iPhone, Samsung, Windows Mobile, Sony Ericsson, LG and other phones
Plusmo is a FREE service that lets you run cool mobile widgets
The Role of ICT in higher education
This paper highlights the various impacts of ICT on contemporary higher education and explores potential future developments. The paper argues the role of ICT in transforming teaching and learning and seeks to explore how this will impact on the way progr
Catalysts for Change: Information Fluency, Web 2.0,
How can educators help today's students reach an acceptable level of 'information fluency' that they can carry with them during their academic careers and beyond? The term information fluency is used here to mean the acquisition of three primary skills: b
I, Cringely | PBS
Internet Public Library:
The IPL was founded by a class at the University of Michigan's School of Information, and Michigan SI students almost exclusively generated its content and managed the Ask a Question reference service.
Web Pages That Suck learn usability and good Web design by looking at bad Web design Home Page
theory » Second Life Research
by CyberOne (Harvard Law course) Also has a blog with screencasts..nice resource
Liferay - Home
Portal Platform with 60+ portlets
The Tagging Toolbox: 30+ Tagging Tools
Really cool tools to follow Tags in many ways. Wow! If you like to make meaning from tags, look at these 30 great toosl.
eSchool News online - Compatibility concerns delay Vista OS
Registration required to read full article.
Writing, Technology and 15 Quick Fixes
Technology has put a few strains on writing, but no bother - there are ways around it.
Young keep it simple in high-tech world: survey | Reuters
"Young people don't see "tech" as a separate entity - it's an organic part of their lives," said Andrew Davidson, vice president of MTV's VBS International Insight unit.- excerpt from article.
Notely : Student Organisation Made Easy
Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies - Eduardo Peirano's Top Ten Tools
my favorite top ten tools
NewsFactor Network | OLPC Now Ready for Mass Production
Discovery Channel :: News - Technology :: Story Machine Captures Sound, Images
Now a new technology allows kids — big and small — to embed sound into traditional drawings and create an interactive story-game.
Meet the cheapest laptop in the world | Crave : The gadget blog
Wow! Go free market, go!
Advertising Age - MediaWorks - Forget the Internet, the Future Is the 'Intranet'
Welcome to ccLearn — ccLearn
We love you Creative Commons
tuXfiles - the Linux newbie help files, tutorials, and tips
Live Ink | Easier to read because it is easier to see.
Follow up info and product related to easier to comprehend presentation of text
NETS_S_standards-1-6.pdf (application/pdf Object)
I can tag it. Don't see what the problem is.
Project Foundry™: Engaging Students and Ensuring Results with Project-Based Learning Systems
CMS for making project-based learning easy
NETS for Students
New ISTE standards for students - see link - pdf will not allow bookmarking on delicious
TalkShoe - ShoePhone™ Beta Program Application
Voip comes to Talkshoe - potentiallly very easy way to do live, interactive webcasting
Ourmedia Homepage | Ourmedia
dr. anne
New Technology Foundation
from dr. anne
Google Intends to Bid in Spectrum Auction If FCC Adopts Consumer Choice and Competition Requirements
Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) announced today that should the FederalCommunications Commission adopt a framework requiring greatercompetition and consumer choice, Google intends to participate in thefederal government’s upcoming auction ofwireless spectrum in
JotForm - Easiest Form Builder - EdTechTalk Sample
Here is a JotForm Sample
Mashable! - The Social Networking Blog
Mega aggregator of social networking
Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups
Second Life Herald: Are Furries Doomed? (contains 'explicit' virtual images)
Where to draw the lines of appropriate virtual behavior
CastingWords: Podcast Transcription
This is a podcast (or any audio file, really) transcription service that is done by people, not machines. It appears costly, but it may be nice for higher profile podcasts or as opposed to using a speech recognition program. Thanks to Steve Dembo for the
YouTube - About Remixer
Upload now, edit later
Herramientas Web 2.0 - EVO Call for Proposals
Daf's using sitepal and spashcast to spice up a blog welcome and call for proposals - Create Virtual Talking Characters for Your Website
fun but not ultimately free
Derek K. Miller - Penmachine words music comment - Vancouver, Canada
DiMA: SoundExchange is leveraging absurd fees to push DRM on web radio
SoundExchange to music netcasters: DRM or die!
Microsoft Watch - Vista - Microsoft: No Rush to Vista SP1
"It's early days yet, and we're broadly happy with how we're seeing Vista adoption," ... and expect that business deployments of Windows Vista would be "driven by their needs" and would be "relatively independent of when the first service pack comes out."
Microsoft patents the mother of all adware systems
..uses "context data" from your hard drive to show you advertisements and "apportion and credit advertising revenue" to ad suppliers in real time. More good news for Linux
FBI's Secret Spyware Tracks Down Teen Who Made Bomb Threats
the modern day version of pulling the fire alarm
The tricky issue of spyware with a badge: meet 'policeware'
the questions around law enforcement spyware and how anti-spyware companies detect it or not
ICDL - International Children's Digital Library
to excite and inspire the world's children to become members of the global community – children who understand the value of tolerance and respect for diverse cultures, languages and ideas -- by making the best in children's literature available online.
Open Library: Details: Open Library
Bravo folks! Beautiful new interface for archiving and online publishing of printed materials.
Copyright Board of Canada gives thumbs-up to "iPod tax"
FlickrStorm. Search on Flickr with some Magic
Teacher Resources by Annenberg Media
LIVE TV ONLINE TV watch free internet
list of live vdieo feeds from around the world
Hide-a-Pod iPod protection » Introducing Hide-a-Pod
A different approach to security
so grown up!
Next version of Windows: Call it 7 | CNET
Microsoft is planning to ship its next major version of Windows--known internally as version "7"--within roughly three years , Microsoft is planning to ship its next major version of Windows--known internally as version "7"--within roughly three
J.K.Rowling Official Site - Harry Potter and more
maybe not much in the way of edtech, but one of the biggest stories of the week - an one heck of a cool website!!!
must be cool ... invite only ... and on TWIT
Old lady surfing Web at 40 gigabits-per-second -
lady gets speedy tubes ...
pedersondesigns » Blog Archive » The iEye
tee hee from JP
JotForm - Easiest Form Builder
wysiwyg form builder
fototiller » coloring pages from your photos - 3 easy photoshop steps
turn digital photos into coloring pages for kids
Acqualia | Picturesque
mac only on the fly photo editing
How to make Windows XP last for the next seven years
pimp your XP
7 Things You Should Know About Twitter | EDUCAUSE CONNECT
The "7 Things You Should Know About..." series from the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) provides concise information on emerging learning technologies. Each brief focuses on a single technology and describes what it is, where it is going, and why it
Welcome to Stixy
easy does it ajax-y collaboration tool
Simpsonize Me
from JS
Vista plodding along six months after release -
Effect on schools?
socratic + techno teacher
Interesting perspective on SL
Fools Guide to Second Life - Daily News for Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Hmm ..... interesting ethical/professional problem here.
Students used donated laptops to browse porn - web - Technology -
oh, dear ... - Box Widget - Share your files on Myspace, Blogs, and more!
If I was a twenty something vagabond again, I might be spending some time on this site - budget travel 2.0 meets social networking
Participate in Horizon Project 2008 Simply By Tagging | nmc
Tag with hz08 when you believe you have found something that will directly impact the future of college education in the next 1-5 years -- these will be sent directly to the horizon project 2008. Add to the collection!
Yahoo! Teachers
Yahoo! Teachers is free for all teachers, administrators, and education specialists. Yahoo! Teachers hasn't been released yet, but here's a sneak peek!
Are Twitter, Flickr and others Worthless?
Aren't there more pressing issues in education?
Top 25 Web 2.0 Apps to Improve a Student's or Professor's Productivity | OEDb
Neat website.
OttoBib - Free Automatic Bibliography Generator. Fast! MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian
So cool, you can type in the ISBN of a book and it generates the citation automatically -- WOW!
Jing Project: Visual conversation starts here. Mac or Windows.
This appears to be free screen capturing software for Mac (and Windows) which may be the answer to a lot of folks needs.
Creativity in Academic Innovation » PowerPoint Fast
"I'd be interested in your comments about the overuse of PowerPoint in teaching. This is not intended to be self promotion, however in this blog post I invite people to join me on a Powerpoint Fast - a challenge to discover what happens ..." // Ryan Prins’ Blog » Flickr Slideshow HTML
HTML code generator to embed flickr slideshows into web pages. It takes a bit of work but worked nicely.
Post to Pownce, Twitter, Jaiku and Tumblr at The Same Time
a cross posting time saver
Gelato: Own Your Own Tumblelog
Do it yourself mini-blogging
SnapGenie - The easiest way to add narration to your photos! ~ Any film in any language.
End the Digital Divide with High Speed Internet - Speed Matters
search bookmarks from it's elementary tagged show_1
Queen's Style Guide.pdf (application/pdf Object) - Learn More
Very easy to use, interactive video sharing
Video Converter. Free video conversion: DVD MOV MP4 3GP VOB RM WMV
Learn or Teach! TalkBean
Marketplace for online tutoring - they take 27%
Intel Joins One Laptop Per Child
Under the agreement, Intel and OLPC will explore collaborations involving technology and educational content. Intel will also join the board of OLPC.
Will It Blend? | Presented By Blendtec
Impressive blender - creative (albeit a bit expensive and wasteful) marketing
OpenMoko is a GNU / Linux based open software development platform. Developers have full access to OpenMoko source and they can tailor their implementations to underlying hardware platforms.
Microsoft readying Vista's first service pack beta for July release? - Engadget
Hurry, hurry.... please
NASA - Preflight Interview: Barbara Morgan
NASA interview with 'teacher in space'
» Microsoft To Buy Facebook For $6 Billion? »
Darth Vader & the Borg to team up?
easy to setup safety filtering
Microsoft Live Labs: Photosynth
Photosynth is MS's newest way to view photos. It takes a large collection of photos of a place or an object, analyzes them for similarities, then displays the photos in a reconstructed three-dimensional space, showing how each one relates to the next.
Curtis Bonk's Fall 2007 "The Web 2.0 and Participatory e-Learning" Course Syllabus
Includes a comprehensive list online articles, videos and other resources for those attempting to 'teach' web2.0
Public Domain Movies
917 and counting - free for download
The Raw Story | FOX News asks: Did Mr. Rogers destroy an entire generation?
Fox News hosts initially got a laugh out of recent allegations by a professor at Louisiana State University that tv personality Mr. Rogers produced a generation of kids who believe that "you're special just for being who you are" and therefore fe
Indiana University Advanced Visualization Lab (AVL)
The AVL, part of University Information Technology Services, is a facility that includes some of the world’s most advanced virtual reality and visualization technologies to support research, education, and creative activities. The AVL, part of Uni
Pew Internet Report on China Internet Usage
Internet Users in China at 137M with double digit growth expected. US at 165M - 210M
Reading Online Find and Share Free Sound Effects and Loops
Net Radio Wins Partial Reprieve as Royalties Loom
SoundExchange, a group responsible for collecting music broadcasting royalties, on Friday confirmed it has proposed new terms for internet radio that could lower fees for some webcasters. SoundExchange, a group responsible for collecting musicbroadca
Online Radio Survives: 7 To Try Before It’s Too Late
Online radio has temporarily been saved, and these 7 awesome online radio services have prevailed. At least for now. A SoundExchange executive testified before Congress on Thursday that the organization will not enforce new royalty rates which were
Walker Tracker
step away from the computer ... but then come back and log your steps!
FlightAware > Live Flight Tracker
An incredible aggregation of real time flight data ... wow
123FLICKR | Create Flickr galleries in seconds...
Cool way to create a photo gallary of your flickr photos! No log in required ... very "pretty" ...
#1 Slide Flick r will help you create and embed Flickr slideshows in less than 10 seconds. With music! SlideFlickrwill help you create and embed Flickr slideshows in less than 10 seconds.
Canadian iPod user struck by lightning | The Register
in this case, the victim had earphones on and had been sweating from jogging so this was a case of disrupted flashover and the earphones transmitted the electrical current into his head
Listening Post - Wired Blogs
Basically, this news qualifies as a reprieve, but internet radio won't be truly saved until negotiations result in a workable royalty rate.
Tour de France - Live Tracker 2007
Slashdot | Optimum Copyright Period Decided by Math
Harry Potter - Books - New York Times
Education Week: Teachers Seek Out Software to Help Students' Reading
Microsoft's OEM catch-22: XP still in the driver's seat
Not a good indication for Microsoft
A neutral 'Net needs up to twice the bandwidth of a tiered network
But when AT&T researchers are involved in writing the paper in question, the results seem a bit more sinister.
ingimp - software monitoring for open source graphic program
Not only do we provide numerical summarizations of overall ingimp usage, we also provide personalized mirrors of your own personal, usage.
Fair Use Day
Belated Happy FUD!
Court rejects Webcasters' plea for relief | Tech news blog - CNET
Barring an 11th-hour agreement, then, between Internet radio operators and the music industry, the new fees are scheduled to kick in on Sunday.
Sony BMG sues CD software firm
It wasn't are fault - really! See, we're suing someone else.
Advanced Topics in Learning Object Design and Reuse — Utah State University
Course Description This course is designed to help you understand and apply advanced topics in the design, creation, and reuse of learning objects. The course is structured around a practical, hands-on project using learning objects, intermingle > News > Education -- Penmanship takes a back seat in many elementary schools
Impact of Digital Media Symposium Schedule - NMC-Campus
Warner Music To Stream All Its Music Online For Free -- Online Music -- InformationWeek
Warner Music Group and online community imeem have partnered to stream ad-supported music and video on imeem's free social media networking site. Warner Music Group and online community imeem have partnered to stream ad-supported music a
Presentation Zen: Presentation Zen (the book)
announce to you that Peachpit Press will be publishing my first book on the topic of presentations. The name of the book is Presentation Zen (we’re still working on the subtitle) and it’s due out in late fall of this year.
Court declines to postpone Internet radio royalty hike
Internet radio broadcasters' best hope to avoid the onset of higher royalties beginning Sunday, July 15, fell by the wayside as the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit denied a motion to postpone the onset of the new royalty regime. Internet
Andrew Zolli: NECC Sunday Keynote
The keynote from NECC -- This is something great to listen to. I am going to listen again.
Andrew Zolli: Creativity Panel Discussion
If I had to select one MUST LISTEN podcast from NECC, this is it. With four experts on creativity and innovation from various backgrounds it is powerful and humorous.
Teacher hopes long-awaited shuttle flight inspires | - Houston Chronicle
Teacher Barbara Morgan goes into Space on August 7th. We will be following this, so very exciting!
reCAPTCHA: Stop Spam, Read Books
To help stop spam and digitize books use this service.
Darfur Is Dying - Play mtvU's Darfur refugee game for change - helping speed the transition to PHP 5.2
dragging php'ers into the next stage of evolution
plagiarism (sigh) ...
Google Moon - Lunar Landing Sites
For those planning a distant getaway
List of customer service numbers to escape automated systems and get to a human being
What does it say about our interaction with machines when such an effort is required to actually "talk with a person"?
RMIT - RMIT launches Second Life island
RMIT University has opened the doors to its island in Second Life, showcasing the work of its students as it marks its 120th anniversary.
Top Free Educational Resources :: qoolsqool
Qoolsqool is a free and open educational resource for educators, students, and self-learners around the world. Qoolsqool's mission is to take advantage of 21st century technologies to advance knowledge and education around the world and reach to people » Library to the world
Our goal is to be "The Library To The World", in which books, education materials, information, and content will be provided freely to anyone who has an internet connection.
Learning with ICT Website
The Learning with ICT project and Schools Learning with ICT projects are designed to improve teacher competencies in the use of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) and to enhance student learning opportunities across government schools. The
21st Century Literacies: Tools for Reading the World
This page of resources by Debbie Abilock is for teachers developing 21st century literacies with students, involving analysing, comparing, evaluating and interpreting multiple representations from a variety of disciplines and subjects, including texts, ph
Welcome to - Online E-learning Resource Library including games, quizzes, videos, interactive animations, presentations
A collection of e-learning resources, some of them games, videos, quizzes and interactive animations. Although the full version of the item is available for purchase (English pounds) a preview of the items can be accessed free of charge to use on computer
TED | Talks | Hans Rosling: New insights on poverty and life around the world (video)
In a follow-up to his now-legendary TED2006 presentation, Hans Rosling demonstrates how developing countries are pulling themselves out of poverty
PoducateMe Guide | PoducateMe
Very thorough podcasting guide
flickrSLiDR - Embed Flickr Slideshows within Your Site
flick r SLiD R allows you to easily embed the classic flickr slideshows on your website or blog. All you need to do is enter the flickr URL address of the user, photo set or group you would like to embed along with some options.
narrated slideshows
Gaming has no significant effects on schoolwork, sociability: study
Game on, students!
QuickTopic: free message board hosting (bulletin boards)
Free message board hosting fully email-enabled. Start a new board in 20 seconds. Public or private. Free message boards
iphone review from engadget
The "official" iphone review from engaget
Scitalks: Smart people on cool topics
A new site for free science videos and lectures online - for academic and corporate use.
Zoho's office suite newest Facebook application
xtimeline - Explore and Create Free Timelines
single user openid framework
PoducateMe | Practical Solutions for Podcasting in Education
comprehensive site on podcasting in education
RealClearPolitics - Articles - The Court Returns To Brown
ruby tutorial... see how it's taught?
Second Life Herald: Woodbury University Island Destroyed
Sometime Saturday, Woodbury University’s Second Life island dropped off the map of the virtual world. Second Life players have grown accustomed to intermittent outages from their metaverse service provider, sometimes spinning fanciful stories about t
Not sure what the education connection is, but for those interested in pop culture of old, lots of minisodes here for you
OnGuard Online - Social Networking SItes: A Parent's Guide provides practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help you be on guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your personal information.
LessonBites- The World's First Online Instructional Video Marketplace
LessonBites provides a marketplace for instructors to sell their lessons using internet-based video. To our customers, LessonBites provides lessons in bite sizes (like individual tracks of a CD) so you can learn what you want. Each video is 99 centsv
Online Music: 90+ Essential Music and Audio Websites
3 Internet TV Reviews: LiveStation, VeohTV, Zattoo
More IP TV headed our way
PlacesBar Editor
Simple little utility that fixes something that's driven me crazy about Windows for years
Winners announced
ZoomIt v1.51
Presenters of screencast migh really like this - and it's free
Online Converters
Useful list of converting goodies
Hey!Spread - Spread your videos
Upload your videos to multiple sites at once
Twitter Fan Wiki - This is the unofficial place where Tw...
Motherlode of twitter resources
Podcasting Toolbox: 70+ Podcasting Tools and Resources
A popular list of resources making the rounds
The TWiT Netcast Network with Leo Laporte
Join Megan Morrone, mother of three toddlers, and Leo Laporte, father of two teens, as they talk about parenting in the digital age, featuring lots of helpful links and advice, plus interviews with other geek parents, web site designers, and bloggers.
IPhone: The Musical | New York Times Video
Bravo! Hilarious New Media & and kudos to NYT and David Pogue for 'No Rights Reserved'
PaperBackSwap : Your source for swapping books online!
swap books for the price of media postage ...
BBC - Languages - Homepage
"languages a bit at a time" ... access language resources from the BBC web site ...
eyeOS | Web Desktop - Web OS - Web Office - your files and applications everywhere
This is an web-based operating system and office applications realized as a webservice
Old Version Downloads -
I have been having trouble with Skype and needed to download an older version to try it out. This site has lots of links to old versions of software.
Awesome Powerpoint Backgrounds hints and tips, links, tutorials, resources and more about powerpoint presentations
Excellent resources on PowerPoint presentations
Sunrise: The Browser for Web Developers
Instead of saving bookmarks only as links, Sunrise captures a screenshot of the page. Allows you to save as a PDF. Also assign a color label to categorize or sort through the entire list. Dynamically set the window width to test at any display size.
Podcast167: From Hand It In to Publish It: Re-Envisioning Our Classrooms by Will Richardson » Moving at the Speed of Creativity
From Hand It In to Publish It: Re-Envisioning Our Classrooms by Will Richardson
Who is Hosting a domain
tells you which hosting company is hosting a site
SignalMap - Find Cell Phone Signals. Add Your Own Signal.
Cool Google maps mashup for cell phone signals
Simpsons Movie
Nicely done movie site - create your own Simpsons avatar & play 3 card moe
Web As Desktop: Test Mac OS X on the web - Lifehacker
f you're considering a switch to Mac, it'd be worth giving OS X Mercury the once over. Make sure you're not running IE when you check it out because OS X Mercury won't play nice.
Send a postal letter from the web - sign up for spam AND junk mail at home!
2007-2008 Educational Technology and Related Educational Conferences | EdTechTalk
Clayton Wright's Megalist of Edtech conferences webifyied
Open Learning - Openlearn - The Open University
Looking for something to learn during break ... take another look at free offerings at LearningSpace at the Open University.
HitchHikr Aggregation of NECC 2007
Aggregation of Necc07 - how about the twitter stuff?
Apple - iPhone
biggest tech news of the week?
Democratic Presidential Candidates Discuss the Digital Divide
Andy Carvin speaks with some of the candidates after their June 27 debate
MindMeister - Geistesblitz Quicksearch Extensions
These nifty little add-ons allow you to submit your ideas to your MindMeister default map directly from your web browser, without even having to start up the Dashboard or Sidebar.
OECD Online Bookshop
Learning resources are often considered key intellectual property in a
Video Toolbox: 150+ Online Video Tools and Resources
Holy video resources overload, batman! "Online video is a huge trend - so huge that’s it’s proving hard to keep track. From video sharing sites to video mixers, mashups and converters, we’ve brought together more than 150 of our favorite sites in
educon20 » home
January 26 - 27, 2008 in sunny Philly!
Christopher D. Sessums :: Twitter Me This: Brainstorming Potential Educational Uses for Twitter
A nice post for those Twitter junkies out there. - pederson
TakingITGlobal - TIGed
Cool websites with great resources. Taking IT Global has some really great things. Flat Classroom won their award this year which was an honor! We need as many groups as possible advocating global collaboration!
Chris Benoit mystery editor confesses: claims "terrible coincidence" - Wikinews
Bizarre story gets more bizarre via wikipedia
The Linux Alternative Project -
(formally the Linux Equivalent Project) The goal is to provide an information on software alternatives to Windows porgrams for linux users.
An Overview of the Influences of Distance Learning on Adult Learners.
Welcome to Pitsco's Ask an Expert! connects you with hundreds of real world experts, ranging from astronauts to zookeepers. These experts have volunteered to answer your questions for free!
Resource Wiki for exchanges about university teaching with immersive environments.
Social Networking in Plain English - CommonCraft
We made this video for people who wonder why social networking sites are so popular. We think one reason is because they help to solve a real world problem.
edu 2.0: welcome to the future of education
while you heard about it back in december on ETW, edu2.0 "officially" launched last week
Portrait Illustration Maker - Let's make an original icon!!
How to create a live web cam feed - Windows Stream / Media Player / Webcam32 / Quicktime / Encoder
How to create a live web cam feed with Windows Media Encoder
Yuuguu. See together. Be together.
let's give it a whirl ... like yugma ...
Veodia - The Live TV Studio In Your Browser™
in beta ... another ustream concept
Desktop Tower Defense
Desktop TD is a fun flash based puzzle / strategy game where you have to protect your desktop from invaders by spending money on attacking pieces and building a maze for them to follow. Strangely addictive yet stress relieving... how many le
Change Agency - Advocating a better education system for the 21st Century. » Pay Attention… : Cool widgets to spice up your webpage
3rd party apps | Twittown Blog - The Unofficial Twitter Community and Forums
Foundation With Real Money Ventures Into Virtual World - New York Times
2nd life
goodreads | see what your friends are reading
social networking site for book worms
Hictu - Home Page
nextgen twitter? you be the judge ...
Drupal Podcast No. 40: Top 40 Projects | Lullabot
nice round up of drupal modules by the lullabot gang
apophenia: viewing American class divisions through Facebook and MySpace
quite a comment / trackback frenzy over this one ... viewing American class divisions through Facebook and MySpace
Create PDF Online free, PDF API, PDF .NET Server, VB, ASP, Consulting
PDF Converter
Diigo Group for new ETT show, It's Elementary
diigo for ETT show "It's Elementary
How To Record Skype Calls: A Mini-Guide - Robin Good's Latest News
NECC 2007 Attendees | Attendees: Program: Podcasting
iste Atlanta- Necc 2007
Claroline . NET - Home
An open source CMS
Widgetbox › Google Map web widget
What are the best 100 Web 2.0 sites and services? We don't know. But you do.
Over the course of 20 days in May and June, the community of users voted for its favorite Web applications. These are the results: the top 100 Web apps, Over the course of 20 days in May and June, the community of users voted
Create a flash portfolio out of websites, images, and text.
AudioDizer is all about getting more content on mobile devices - iPod, Zune, cell phone, etc. We want to create new distribution channels for traditional media companies – newspapers, magazines, websites, advertisers, trade journals and research compani
Scratch | Project | Bouncing Ball Piano Machine - Draggable Keys
a sample project
RAIN: Radio And Internet Newsletter
Internet radio day of silence to draw attention to royalty rate hikes
Osprey Media. - St. Catharines Standard - Ontario, CA
Facebook | Terms of Use
Full Circle Online Interaction Blog
TechnoMisogyny 2007 » The Future of Education ? Puh-lease!
edubloggercon07 slideshow on Flickr
photos from edubloggercon
Virtual Goods: the next big business model
People spend over $1.5 billion on virtual items every year. People spend over $1.5 billion on virtual items every year.
Boingo wifi goes flat.
The Most Hated Words On The Internet - Digital Life Blog - InformationWeek
"Blog," "netiquette," "cookie," and "wiki" are among the most hated words on the Internet , according to a British poll. "Blog," "netiquette," "cookie," and "wiki" are among themost hated words on the Internet, according to a British poll.
Lawrence Lessig
lessig "shift" in focus ...
Challenger Center for Space Science Education
Md. man teaches via Web, iPods -
Learning 2.0 Tip-of-the-week :: Learning 2.0 and - Presentations for New Web
Snap Shots™
The Wolfram Demonstrations Project
MetaSynth 4
Magnatune: license music and MP3 download
ReviewBasics -- Home
The ReDistricting Game
The Savvy Technologist » Blog Archiv » Spread the word on Conference Connections
Orb | Remote Access Software for Streaming Digital Media
Who Will Be The YouTube Of Live Video?
7 Things You Should Know
Proceedings | ELI 2007 Spring Focus Session | EDUCAUSE
Checkershadow Illusion
Vol 8, No 2 (2007)
mobile and distance learning review
Google adds PowerPoint viewer to Gmail
The latest jab in the office suite fight
YouTube Trojan horse rides in on Web TV show's fame | Webware : Cool Web apps for everyone
Not sure how this is possible, but doesn't sound good
Linux leaders plot counterattack on Microsoft | Technology | Reuters
United we stand, divided we're sued
Microsoft funds questionable study attacking open source in education
Open Source schools spend less money per PC on operating systems and productivity software than their Microsoft counterparts," but "Microsoft products were less expensive to manage and maintain than Open Source alternatives."
Google Video now indexes MySpace, Yahoo Video, and others
back to focusing on search
BumpTop is a fresh and engaging new way to interact with your computer desktop. You can pile and toss documents like on a real desk.
TED | Talks | Anand Agarawala: BumpTop desktop is a beautiful mess (video)
For those of us who want to bring the mess of our real desk to our computer interface
YouTube - Microsoft "Surface" - The Magic
See what the MS Surface looks like
Formerly know as 'podzinger' - one of the most evolved audio/video search tools out there (actually searches audio) - Video, Audio and Podcasts
A multi touch driven computer screen. Similar to MS Surface. This video demo is a really amazing vision of the near future
Ubiquitous table top computing - how far in the future is this? Goodbye to the mouse ad keyboard? Three great videos providing an idea of what Microsoft think we'll be doing soon when handling information.
Haiku LMS - Create a Great Website and Win! - Classroom 2.0
Haiku LMS - Create a Great Website and Win! $180 each in free subscriptions
Steve Hargadon: NECC 2007 Session Tags and Feeds!
RSS feeds for every session at NECC! WOW!
NECC 2007 Attendees | Attendees: Program: Hot Topic Lounges
Hot topic lounges at NECC -- the place for bloggers, international, and a in world second life lounge. Cool.
Sloan-C - Conferences - Proceedings
Many sessions from 2006 conference have handouts you can read. All manner of research on how to make online courses more effective.
Man fails school exams on 38th try | Oddly Enough |
JAIPUR, India (Reuters) - A 73-year-old Indian farmer who vowed not to marry before passing his high school exams has failed to get through for the 38th time. Sometimes exams need to be ignored!
DivShare - The Web Host for Everyone
DivShare is a new type of web host. We're all about freedom and simplicity. Upload your videos, photos and other files, and we'll host them forever, for free.
Web video aggregator and viewing portal for hand picked videos.
Study: Alzheimer’s Patients Say They Do Not Have Alzheimer’s | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
This could be a useful video for demonstrating to students that can't always assume that something is true just becase it's presented in a certain way
Linspire Joins Microsoft’s Any One But Red Hat Group
selective open source buddies
After eBay pulls ads, Google pulls plug on offending party
Life just doesn't change that much after middle school, even for multi-billion dollar corporations
Windows users download 1 million copies of Safari
more mac toys please
A History Teacher: Dan McDowell
Great lesson plans and webquests recommended by Bernie Dodge.
Free web hosting for educators.
Oh my goodness. This looks amazing. - from bhwiloff - US Public Schools Only - must verify school, etc.
NJCMS :: Educational Hotlinks for Middle School People:
Educational Hotlinks for Middle School People: These websites have been chosen for their quality and special relevance for middle level educators. Selections will be added on a regular basis.
reCAPTCHA WordPress Plugin
This is the plugin put out by the reCAPTCHA folks, leveraging captchas to help digitize books. I am going to be installing this when I get a spare moment. This is one heck of a worthy cause.
What's your online collaboration platform? Nearly half of R/WW readers use Google Apps
So far, after over 1,100 votes, Google Apps is way out in front - 47% of respondents use it. Basecamp is next with 20%, with Zoho on 10% and ThinkFree 6%. The two Microsoft options, Office Groove and Office Live, have only 2% each. So far, after over 1
Pageflakes - your free student and teacher start page
Special pageflakes start page for students and teachers - cool
Mogulus - Home
(beta) one to watch in the video casting arena
Main Page - EduTech Wiki
#1 EduTech Wiki is about Educational Technology ( instructional technology ) and related fields and was built at TECFA - an educational technology research and teaching unit at University of Geneva. EduT
Revver » Frequently Asked Questions
A fine way to run a new media company... Hope they survive
How to put blinders on Google Street View | Webware : Cool Web apps for everyone
Up close and too personal with Google maps
retrievr - search by sketch / search by image
retrievr is an experimental service which lets you search and explore in a selection of Flickr images by drawing a rough sketch.
Slashdot | U.S. K-12 Schools Must Comply With e-Discovery Rule
Flaws Abound In Apple's Safari Beta For Windows -- Apple Safari Windows -- InformationWeek
#1 Researchers were quick to dig up vulnerabilities in the beta release of Apple's brand new Safari for Windows browser. Researchers were quick to dig up vulnerabilities in the beta release of Apple's brand new Safari for Windows browser.
Apple - Safari for Windows
giving it a go ... tell you about it on Sunday ...
Missing girl hunt hits cyber world
Second Life postings for missing person
a sometimes lol geek comic strip
e-Learning - How To Draw, From a Distance.
cool educational add on to a fun geek oriented comic strip
VLIP™ be seen, get heard, vlip it!
Vlip is an entirely new, easy, active and interactive video community for adults 18 years old and older only. Vlip is the easiest way to create, share, and interact with web cam captured personal video over the Internet. “Vlips” are the sing
Presentation Zen: From design to meaning: a whole new way of presenting?
Read this before you have to do your next "PowerPoint"
Internet Owl - Website Monitoring and Change Detection Software
A tool to monitor websites and to get alerted if there are any changes.
Flickr Facebook App is Now Available
There is now a Flickr application available for Facebook, bringing a bit more color and life to your Facebook profile than many of the applications we’ve seen in the past two weeks. There is now aFlickrapplication available for Facebook, br
Microsoft Math Home
Produced by Microsoft, so PC only (sorry rest of world) free to try / 19.95 to buy ...
Smilebox your photos and video clips. Share via email, blog, or print. Essential HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, and miscellaneous cheatsheets
#1 There are a ton of free cheatsheets, quick references, and downloadable resources for programming languages and related technologies online -- in this post I've tried to organize and list some of the best for web development. There are a ton
3D web searching ala, OSX Leopard's Time Machine - making every computer your computer
virtual desktop sharing
a mac os x client for jaiku - thanks, Lisa!
Wazap! game search - cheats - news - downloads - reviews - walkthroughs
search engine, cheats, news, downloads, articles, tips, tricks, reviews, walkthroughs.
Motionbox: Videos
VideoLAN Streaming Howto
This document explains how to stream, transcode and save streams using the VideoLAN solution
adVancEducation: Preparing to give a series of lectures in Spain
NECC 2007 Attendees | Program: Blogging NECC
The list of people officially "blogging" NECC is up on the ISTE page today -- if you're interested, sign up with them!
EdTechTalk Public Skype Chat
Web2.0 Logo Showcase - Complete web 2.0 logo directory for inspiration
LogoTwo is a dedicated Web 2 Showcase of logo designs. We have one of the largest collections of Web 2.0 Logo desig
CrowdVine: Create your own social network
Ning has some competition
Another Joost-like interface
Pages tagged with "necc07" on
tag of the tags for necc07 - no someone tag this ... tag you're it
"ElectroCity is a new online computer game that lets players manage their own virtual towns and cities. It’s great fun to play and also teaches players all about energy, sustainability and environmental management in New Zealand. There are some great pr
Creative Educator For Hire
from John Pederson in our network ...
Change Agency - Advocating a better education system for the 21st Century. » The Next Generation of Principals
"Warning: I am going to refer to some “generational theory” in this post. This theory is replete with generalizations and stereotypes of the members of each generation, while in reality there are some blurred lines between different generations
Senate Resolution 205
Happy Internet Safety Month
First look: Firefox 3 alpha 5
The future of Firefox
Webby Awards - 2007 Winners and speeches
Five word speeches - good idea
Firefox Extension for SnagIt
The Firefox Extension for SnagIt is a convenient toolbar that you can add to your Firefox browser for easy access to the most popular screen capture and sharing options for Web page content. The Firefox Extension for SnagIt is a convenient toolbar th
Host your own internet radio station - so crazy it just might work ...
6 milliards d'Autres, 6 billion Others, 6 miliardi di Altri – A Yann Arthus-Bertrand project
In 2008 you will be able to listen to the thousands of testimonies which have been collected, and add your own testimony to the site. In the meantime, take a look at the project, the team, and some interviews that have already been made.
Vote for Drupal in the CNet Webware 100 Awards! |
#1 Drupal has been selected as a finalist by the editors at CNet Webware in the first ever “Webware 100” Awards , from over 4,000 user-submitted nominations. Winners will be announced on Monday, June 18 and posted on Webware. - Using Wikipedia as a Web Database is a community effort to extract structured information from Wikipedia and to make it available on the Web. DBpedia allows you to ask sophisticated queries against Wikipedia and to link other datasets on the Web to Wikipedia data.
celtx - media pre-production software.
Celtx is an open source media planning software- that is it is free to download and use. (Useful for drama too).
D-Link DKVM 2 2-port KVM Switch Troubleshooting, Support, Repair & Service
dave's link
#1 Song on This Date in History
Education - VideoJug
A new video sharing site. This section is targeted at education.
Collanos Software Home
A free online team collaboration online service. Good reviews. Groupware P2P rather than server-based.
Wikis - LTCWiki - Wikis in education
Wikis in education from the LTC at the University of Manitoba - good overview and additional resources
In which Robin Good graciously shows Vance Stevens how to newsmaster using A recording was made in Camtasia but when Robin's audio did not record correctly, Vance made this slide show from screen shots taken at critical juncture
Government Education Portal - Australia
The Australian Government Education Portal is the online entry point to a comprehensive array of government information and services concerning all aspects and levels of education in Australia. I
What is Me.dium | Me.dium
spy on your co-browsing neighbors :)
ISTE | 2007 SIGTel OLA Winners
Announcement of Flat Classroom as winning the 2007 SigTel Online Learning award.
Innovate - June/July 2007 Volume 3, Issue 5
Join Adobe Education experts as they conduct free, live online product demonstrations. Find out how to engage students in learning while teaching essential digital communication skills. Discover how to simplify and streamline administrative workflows,
MIT discovery could unplug your iPod forever
Witricity - wireless electricity
Adobe - Online Events : Event Details
Join Adobe Education experts as they conduct free, live online product demonstrations. Find out how to engage students in learning while teaching essential digital communication skills. Discover how to simplify and streamline administrative workflows,
Skype Journal: You got Twitter in my Skype!
I like the sound of this.
MediaShift | PBS
MediaShift is a weblog that will track how new media—from weblogs to podcasts to citizen journalism—are changing society and culture
Edheads - Simple Machines Activities - Lever - Pulley - Wedge - Screw - Inclined Plane - Wheel and Axle - Gear
Edheads is a non-profit organization that provides free high quality educational activities on the Web at no cost to students or teachers. Edheads creates unique, educational Web experiences designed to make hard-to-teach concepts understandable.
Project Sites - Authentic Task Design
ASTD 2007 Conference Handouts
The Four Eyed Technologist » Blog Archive » Oh, The Struggles: SL Research Paper
If you are a Second Life follower -- you must read Ryan Bretag's struggles with writing an educational research paper on SL -- from issues with an insititutional review board to ethics, he's done a great job of summarizing the main issues.
Microsoft/Prolist WebReply
Innovative Teachers Forum applications are due to Microsoft July 11th. If you have a great team, apply!
Yoono :: Firefox Add-ons
Vancouver 2010 - Canadian School Portal for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
What is /EDU? Coming in September 2007, will be an online, interactive, bilingual e-magazine where teachers and students can learn more about Vancouver 2010, the Olympic and Paralympic Movements and programs in sport, culture - DeliciousMind = + FreeMind mindmap
Display your delicious tags as a FreeMind concept map
Online Learning Resources on the Web
It ain't pretty (no missing "e" in the logo), but it does the trick - good round up of instructional design and online learning resources.
Widget to add to your blog or website to allow quick tweats about your content.
MindMeister - think together
yep ... another one ...
The SeaMonkey™ Project
Don't forget about this free HTML editor ...
Dave’s Educational Blog
toto ... we aren't in web1.0 anymore ...
Pageflakes - Get it Together
Dave is fun ...
Over 10.000 Free Shapes for your Photoshop
Color Palette Generator
Free Open Source Software in EDucation Conferences
FOSSED Conference in Durham NH - register now.
Kids! We’re going to the Pedagogic Museum! Kids? - Reuters Blogs
Welcome to a sort of satanic Norman Rockwell world. The Pedagogic Museum, with exhibits showing what school used to be like.
Codswallop » The Freelancer’s Toolset: 100 Web Apps for Everything You Will Possibly Need
Running a business for yourself means you have to be inventive and always on the lookout for a new and better way to get things done. From invoicing to marketing, these are tools that freelancers need to know about. Organization
Free Fax • Free Internet Faxing
Free Internet Faxing - Send faxes to anywhere in the U.S. and Canada for free
K7 Unified Messaging, free Fax and voicemail to email.
GrandCentral: The New Way to Use Your Phones
GrandCentral gives you a single phone number for all your phones, a central voicemail and address book, personalized voicemail greetings and ring-backs, and many other useful calling features. GrandCentral is the new way to use your phones.
» Free Photoshop Plugins
Tutorial Blog - » Free Photoshop Plugins
Zooomr | Mark III
Zooomr is almost absolutely the best online photo sharing application in the world. See and share photos the world over, securely and privately show photos to your friends and family, or even blog the photos you take with a cameraphone.
3B - create your personalised 3D space in the 3D browser
3B - the 3D browser. Create your own 3D space
OK ... buckle your seatbelt ... post to wordpress, jaiku and twitter via your phone, jott and egorcast
Venezuela's counter-revolution won't be televised... but it will be on YouTube
when big brother yanks the plug, turn to your google daddy.
YouTube to Re-Encode Videos to Support AppleTV and iPhone
not sure on video details, but sounds like good news for Mac users
Maintain a daily log of your exercise activities in 90 different sports and activities Create an introLEAGUE, a competitive exercise league where your workouts score points during the season
Just The Facts About Online Youth Victimization
Presentation before a congressional committee
Wild Sanctuary on Google Earth or Maps
Listen here :)
Wild Sanctuary Adds Sounds to Google Earth Maps
"listen" to google maps
WordPress Category Feeds! by Blogging Pro
feed by category
Future of Education Conference : Attendee Map (Conference Tag foe2007)
heeeeere's ... Dave (and the rest of us, too) at FOE
2007 Wikipedia Selection for schools
This 2007 Wikipedia DVD Selection is a free, hand-checked, non-commercial selection from Wikipedia, targeted around the UK National Curriculum and useful for much of the English speaking world.
Welcome To MySyndicaat :: NewsMastering that Works!
Feed Aggregator Blender
» Free Summer Movies for Kids @
"In case you’re not aware, theaters often have special summer promos where they show G or PG films on weekday mornings for free, or nearly so." In case you’re not aware, theaters often have special summer promos where they show G or PG films on w
BBC NEWS | Technology | Anger over DRM-free iTunes tracks
1 News site Ars Technica was among the first to discover that downloaded tracks free of Fairplay have embedded within them the full name and account information, including e-mail address, of who bought them. News site Ars Technica was among the fi
Top 15 Google Street View Sightings
Google’s Street View feature for Google Maps, which enables users to see certain parts of several big US cities through panoramic images, has caused a new trend: StreetSpotting (we just invented that). Google’sStreet Viewfeature for Google
Beet.TV: Bombshell from RealNetworks: Rip/Save/Burn "All" Online Video Fomats with New Player...Clips from YouTube and Yahoo Are Easily Downloaded
The company will soon provide a free downloadable video player that allows users to save and organize video files in all major formats including Flash, QuickTime, RealMedia and Window Media. The company will soon provide a free downloadable video pla
Google Press Center: Press Release
google goes off line Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG)today announced at Google Developer Day 2007 that it is providing developers with Google Gears™, an open source technology for creating offline web applications
Smart Mobs: Facebook F8 Keynote Speech
facebook ... the next google?
eBay Acquires StumbleUpon
gobble gobble ... yum
Zattoo - TV to Go
Who needs Joost, when you can have Zattoo?
Lit to Go: MP3 Stories and Poems
stories and poems - by alice
Bill Kerr: just the facts about online youth victimisation
Great post by Bill Kerr about some reports that have been released about youth victimization that run counter to what the news media says. Thanks Graham Wegner for Twittering about this one!
Streaming Media at the University of Wisconsin
EquMath: Math Lessons
Math lessons online
Another collaborative concept mapping tool
Twitter Blog: There's Twitter in My Facebook!
Per Twitter blog: "Twitter was invited to be one of the early participants and the new Facebook application platform. Basically, Facebook now allows developers to build applications folks can install and use inside Facebook. It's pretty awesome." Tw
VIDEO: Steve Jobs and Bill Gates Together: Part 1 of 7 | D5 | AllThingsD
"In their rare joint appearance at All Things Digital 5, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates discuss their contributions to the technology industry, the qualities they most respect in one another, and former Apple CEO Gil Amelio’s seamanship." In their rare
eLearn: Research Papers - Online Learning for Seniors: Barriers and Opportunities
"In summary, current online learning opportunities for seniors may not be designed to meet the learning needs of today's Greatest Generation seniors. Technological and stage-of-life barriers may prevent access and use of online learning opportunities a
MLB aims brushback pitch at Slingbox | CNET
This week Major League Baseball lobbed its second brushback pitch at Slingbox, reiterating its stance that the young company is misusing its content. It's not the first time a content owner has expressed concerns over the legality of the t
Audio tours | IPOD tours | MP3 tours - Tourcaster
Tourcaster is a service that provides downloadable audio tours for your iPod or MP3 player. Each downloaded audio tour comes with multiple mp3 files and a map for each city or tourist destination.
incorporated subversion - education, media, community » Blog Archive » And the big news is...
Today I handed in my notice atThe Ageand come July 1st I’ll be working 100% for myself, the majority of the time onEdublogsand the rest doing consultancy, speaking, design & development for education, media and community projects.
Podcast directory for educators, schools and colleges
Welcome to educators, parents and carers everywhere. This is the first and best UK directory to locate quality podcasts from over 390 carefully selected podcast channels for educational use - ideal for teaching and learning activities with children, yo
Media Alert: New York, New York, in 3-D — Seeing Is Believing: Live Search Maps launches photo-realistic 3-D imagery of New York City, several other cities.
big week for maps :)
Google street view: 360 degree views from any point on the map. - gizmag Article
Quotations Book: Home › EduGeek Forum › Technical › Thin Client and Virtual Machines › Interactive Whiteboards on Thin Client
The educational IT professionals' life line
Video: Wikis in Plain English | Common Craft - Social Design for the Web
wikis for the rest of us
Imagination Cubed
a fancy collaboration whiteboard
Yet Another Reason Your Filter is Useless (or neat trick to post to jaiku, wordpress or twitter) at Bionic Teaching
Incredible tips from Tom Woodward on using jott which allows you to dictate a message and have it sent via text - you can use it to dictate a message to go to twitter and jaiku also ! So cool!
in-browser screencast
Microsoft to unveil 30-inch touch screen computer - May. 30, 2007
ah ... ok Microsoft unveils coffee table 'surface computer' Software maker will introduce a coffee-table-shaped computer that has a 30-inch display, allowing people to touch and move objects on the screen. Microsoft unveils coffee table 's
Woot : One Day, One Deal
why did no one tell jen about
Fox Interactive Media Agrees to Acquire Photobucket and Flektor, Inc.: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance
Web's Fastest-Growing Personal Media Site and Next Generation Web-Based Photo and Video Service to Join News Corporation's Leading Network of Internet Brands Web's Fastest-Growing Personal Media Site and Next GenerationWeb-
Blah, Blah, Blah: Teachers Top Talking Tests | LiveScience
New research shows teachers spend nearly a fourth of their time at work talking—not including the silent pauses between words.
Apple debuts iTunes U on iTunes Store
iTunes U, a dedicated area within the iTunes Store featuring free content such as course lectures, language lessons, lab demonstrations, sports highlights and campus tours provided by top US colleges and universities.
Microsoft Surface | D5 | AllThingsD
Surface, as Microsoft sums it up, brings an “opportunity to create technology that would bridge the physical and virtual worlds.”
Apple debuts unprotected songs online
music .. be free! be free! | Video Everywhere
Now you can easily keep in touch with your friends and family via Flixn allows anyone with a webcam to instantly record video emails, blog posts..unbelievably easy
Writeboard: New version
Simple whiteboard - export, share, save - cool (thanks Lisa)
16 Awesome Data Visualization Tools
University of Manitoba: Learning Technologies Centre
Conference by George Siemens on the future of education. This is the main start page. It starts this weekend!
jaxtr - link your phone
With the free jaxtr service, users can link their phones with their online network to hear from callers worldwide while keeping their existing phone numbers private
Sorenson VRS
Per John S.
YouTube - 500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art
That's some pretty cool morphing
Download details: 2007 Microsoft Office Add-in: Microsoft Save as PDF or XPS
Free Microsof add-in allows you to export and save the Office document to a pdf format
Photojojo » Panographies: Panoramas on Steroids
Great guide to making really spectacular panoramas that go beyond the horizontal
Top 10 Ways to Use - - where Video and PowerPoint meet on the Web
Ubuntu on Dell | Ubuntu
amazing, Ubuntu available preinstalled on Dell machines.
Dell goes Ubuntu; "Windows tax" is $50 according to pricing
Now Available - Dell with Ubuntu
YouTube - A Fair(y) Use Tale
Eric Faden of Bucknell University provides this humorous, yet informative, review of copyright principles delivered through the words of the very folks we can thank for nearly endless copyright terms.
New Copyright Alliance hopes to strengthen copyright law
The group does want to "balance those rights with the public good" and hopes to "enrich our culture through incentives to create and disseminate new and innovative creative works.
Apple confirms MySpace ban in retail stores | Tech news blog - CNET
We want to provide everyone a chance to test-drive a Mac, so we are no longer offering access to MySpace in our stores
Desktoptwo is a free web-based desktop or webtop (some call it a WebOS, although we feel that's a bit premature... for now) that mimics the look, feel and functionality of a local computer
coRank > edtechtalk > Front Page
another options for creating a digg-like site
BBC NEWS | Google queried on privacy policy
Google has been told that it may be breaking European privacy laws by keeping people's search information on its servers for up to two years.
Project Censored Media Democracy in Action
The geographical database is available for download free of charge under a creative commons attribution license.
Download Video From Popular Video Sharing Sites: A Mini-Guide - Robin Good's Latest News
Useful for saving online videos to your hard drive - the free online file converter
SLCN | virtual entertainment delivery
Home of That SLife - good video roundup of SL News & Events
Meez: Your 3D I.D.
create your own cool looking a avatar
Waymarking - A scavenger hunt for unique and interesting locations in the world will provide you with the tools to share and discover unique and interesting locations on the planet.
One Minute How-To
The One Minute How-To is your podcast. Each episode features someone just like you who explains how to do something. The catch is that the participant is only given 60 seconds. This means that they need to get right to the point, but isn't that a good thi
Wesley Fryer's Recommendations from - Books
Books Wes Fryer recommends that I have have personally found thought provoking and helpful for teaching, learning, and living.
WordPress › Blog » WordPress 2.2
Wordpress 2.2 -- a new version -- again.
Alvin’s Educational Technology Blog » efficiency
This educational technology guru is posting an efficiency tip every day. Simple things like CTRL-C instead of Edit, Copy can save loads of time, which he measures with TSPY (time saved per year).
Gates and Jobs get set for historic tete-a-tete - MarketWatch
Create-A-Scape - Home
Create GPS controlled learning walks. Teachers Ask. You Choose. Students Learn.
DonorsChoose is a simple way to provide students in need with resources that our public schools often lack. Here, teachers submit ideas for materials or experiences that their students need to learn. Individuals like you can choose a project and
YouTube - Sony's flexible, full-color OLED
Hmmm, must be some cool possibilities for this...
OpenSource pdf creator
Worldbridges.jpeg (JPEG Image, 408x159 pixels)
test of free mind concept mapping software - exported as jpeg file and uploaded to server
Review: Voice In Second Life Gets Two Thumbs Up -- Second Life -- InformationWeek
Review: Voice In Second Life Gets Two Thumbs Up Review: Voice In Second Life Gets Two Thumbs Up
Worldbridges Stream Archive | Raw Recordings of Worldbridges Live Streams
Stream Archive
Sizer - screen size tool
Sizer is a freeware utility that allows you to resize any window to an exact, predefined size. This is extremely useful when designing web pages, as it allows you to see how the page will look when viewed at a smaller size. The
udutu | online learning simulations made easy
free online learning simulations
Sculpted Prims - Second Life Wiki
A Sculpted Prim is a prim whose shape is determined by a texture. These textures are called Sculpt Textures or Sculpt Maps. You can use sculpted prims to create more complex, organic shapes that are not currently possible with Second Life's prim system.
Zoho Meeting - Web Conferencing
In beta - sent e-mail and got invite to try
search for charity
k12 Online Conference
UPDATE: Starting Monday 10 /8: Announcing the second annual “K12 Online” conference for teachers, administrators and educators around the world interested in the use of Web 2.0 tools in classrooms and professional practice! This year’s conference is
Zoho Notebook
Launch this week of collaborative Zoho notebook
Zoho Notebook to Launch Tonight
Zoho, the online document creation service, is scheduled to launch Zoho Notebook later on tonight. Zoho Notebook is a direct competitor to Microsoft’s OneNote and Google’s Notebook tools, offering similar function
Ecto - Welcome!
Ecto is social software for learning. Ecto is a hosted, open networked Personal Learning Environment. Use Ecto to transform learning into an interactive, collaborative, and student centered activity. Ecto
Scratch | Home | imagine, program, share
$100 Million Payday For Feedburner - This Deal Is Confirmed
the empire grows ... Rumors about Google acquiring RSS management companyFeedburnerfrom last week, started by ex-TechCrunch UK editorSam Sethi, are accurate and are now confirmed according to a source close to the deal.
Education: Why They Are the Best - Newsweek America's Best High Schools -
NEWSWEEK's list of America's best high schools, this year with a record 1,258 names - for better or worse - take your shots!
Xpeditions @
Xpeditions is home to the U.S. National Geography Standards—and to thousands of ideas, tools, and interactive adventures that bring them to life.
RedHalo - Mobile Learning Platform
RedHalo is the next generation managed learning platform for mobile devices supporting all the content creation and distribution needs of a mobile learning environment.
Mobile ESL | Athabasca University
mlearning web site at athabasca
Lessons by cellphone a hit (12:45 p.m.)
The website was designed with a special technology that - » OpenCourseware for Delft University Of Technology
The Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands) has published a press release today stating that they will be running a pilot project to offer Open Courseware. Much like many other universities, the Delft Open Educational Resources (Delft OpenER) wil
horizonproject » Virtual Worlds - Impact on Education
Eventually virtual worlds will permeate into every aspect of education. They (virtual worlds and education) will be one - inseparable, impossible to distinguish or differerientate. *The must read wiki page written by high schoolers on the horizon project.
horizonproject » Mobile Phones
Excellent overview of mobile phones -- I learned so many things reading this wiki, in particular about the move for open source mobile phones -- so much for PDA grading, I can picture assessment by teachers using their cell phone very soon.
The New Yorker Conference 2007: videos
Free videos. Panels with various illuminati speak about trends and what to expect between now and 2012. Topics include art, digital games, morality, medicine, and the Internet.
NGO-in-a-Box | Powerful tools for the daily work of NGO's
great comprehensive list of Free and Open Source software organizations can use
PC World - The 100 Best Products of 2007
Our editors rank the best PCs, HDTVs, websites
mdmc2007conference » home
Wiki for Milwaukee Digital Media Conference 2007
Milwaukee Digital Media Conference 2007
A hands on conference in which educators will go behind the scenes of the Milwaukee Public Museum to work with instructors from The Stephens Group and museum curators to create digital content for the museum. Participant
The Stephens Group - Helpful Teacher Sites and Resources
Helpful Teacher Sites
Top 50 Logo Design Tutorials | E Logo Design
Forgo the clipart! Find the inner artist! Tutorials on how to design logos and icons.
TeamSpeak is a quality, scalable application which enables people to speak with one another over the Internet. TeamSpeak consists of both client and server software. The server acts as a host to multiple client connections, capable of handling literally t
Main Articles: 'OpenID: Decentralised Single Sign-on for the Web', Ariadne Issue 51
BibMe - the fully automatic & free bibliography maker (MLA, APA & Chicago)
excellent free bibliography maker from Carnegie Mellon University - arvind