Image via Wikipedia Has this ever happened to you? <<<<<<<RING! RING!>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Me: Hello? Dad: Hi Ted. There’s a problem with the computer. All my programs disappeared. Me: What do you mean they disappeared? Dad: I don’t know– they’re just gone. No Firefox, no iPhoto, all
Image via CrunchBase Web 2.0 has beguiled us to forsake our old offline apps and turn to the online cloud for more and more of our data needs. CNET’s Buzz Out Loud podcast proclaimed that “Offline is the New Online” when Google Gears came out
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Image by dan taylor via Flickr What follows is an account of how I amassed a coterie of past and present students as friends on my social networks. I share this in the attempt to find out where other teachers draw the line between their
Image by Daniel F. Pigatto via Flickr I have spent my whole teaching career in small, high tech charter schools, and I have seen educational technology grow symbiotically alongside Web 2.0 advances. I have embraced blogs for their power to tackle a variety of classroom
Image via CrunchBase I really like a lot of things about Apple‘s iPhoto– it makes it easy to rip, organize, and upload your pictures. However, I HATE how it tries to keep me from knowing where my photo files are, and how it always wants
I often procrastinate in giving students feedback because I end up writing each student a whole novel on their paper. This makes the task of finishing feedback so daunting that I often blow it off completely. I am trying out a new method of giving
Every time I get a new computer, I always visit these sites to stock up my computer with free goodies. Check it out! www.OpenSourceWindows.org www.OpenSourceMac.org www.osalt.com Pack.Google.com Labs.Google.com
Google Earth | Free Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean. You can explore rich geographical content, save your toured places, and share with others.
Grooveshark is the holy grail of online music players— it has every song you want to hear, it lets you listen to what you want (not what THEY want you to hear) and you can make and save your own playlists. And it’s free.