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Open source science goodies!

File this with the stuff you plan to share with the science department come September.  Better yet, do your colleagues a favor and email them now so they can play. I got a neat tip from Twitter buddies Karen Janowski and Paul Hamilton today.  The nonprofit Concord Consortium recently released a collection of open source [...]

Open source science goodies!

File this with the stuff you plan to share with the science department come September.  Better yet, do your colleagues a favor and email them now so they can play. I got a neat tip from Twitter buddies Karen Janowski and Paul Hamilton today.  The nonprofit Concord Consortium recently released a collection of open source [...]

Cuil: the next Google? And what about Yuil?

Cuil (pronounced cool) just launched. Coil is the Irish word for knowledge. (Update:  Now check out Yuil, a Yahoo-powered mashup.  See the TechCrunch Review.) Search Engine Watch’s Danny Sullivan posted a detailed review today and noted that the founders of this new engine boast Google and AltaVista lineage.  Danny considers it a contender. Can any [...]

Cuil: the next Google? And what about Yuil?

Cuil (pronounced cool) just launched. Coil is the Irish word for knowledge. (Update:  Now check out Yuil, a Yahoo-powered mashup.  See the TechCrunch Review.) Search Engine Watch’s Danny Sullivan posted a detailed review today and noted that the founders of this new engine boast Google and AltaVista lineage.  Danny considers it a contender. Can any [...]

Streaming and backchanneling AASL09? Volunteers?

Our conferences are different.  In many ways I feel that we are not leading and modeling in the edtech world and, if we consider ourselves information and communication specialists, this worries me. If we don’t, this worries me even more. Attending NECC and BLC08 this summer reinforced how different those edtech conferences are from our [...]

Streaming and backchanneling AASL09? Volunteers?

Our conferences are different.  In many ways I feel that we are not leading and modeling in the edtech world and, if we consider ourselves information and communication specialists, this worries me. If we don’t, this worries me even more. Attending NECC and BLC08 this summer reinforced how different those edtech conferences are from our [...]

Assistive tech tools for all learners (Spread the word!)

    Readers, it’s time to celebrate! The tools we now have to address varied needs of learners, of ALL learners, have expanded.  They are easily available. And mostly, they are free. At Edubloggercon East,  Karen Janowski and Cheryl Oakes led Making Assistive Technology Mainstream, a lively discussion surrounding the wealth of resources available that can [...]

Assistive tech tools for all learners (Spread the word!)

    Readers, it’s time to celebrate! The tools we now have to address varied needs of learners, of ALL learners, have expanded.  They are easily available. And mostly, they are free. At Edubloggercon East,  Karen Janowski and Cheryl Oakes led Making Assistive Technology Mainstream, a lively discussion surrounding the wealth of resources available that can [...]

BLC Confumentary: On super powers for the classroom

I’ve spent the past week at Alan November’s Building Learning Communities in Boston.  This month, so filled with conferences, brought me back to a long-ago summer when I was ten.  At the same time the World’s Fair landed in New York, I was due to go to summer camp.  Though the family went without me [...]

BLC Confumentary: On super powers for the classroom

I’ve spent the past week at Alan November’s Building Learning Communities in Boston.  This month, so filled with conferences, brought me back to a long-ago summer when I was ten.  At the same time the World’s Fair landed in New York, I was due to go to summer camp.  Though the family went without me [...]