Monthly Archives: April 2006

SketchUp – Free 3-D modeling software for Google Earth

Google acquired SketchUp software and is offering it free for personal use. You will need to have Google Earth installed in order to use SketchUp. SketchUp is currently being used in schools to: * enable architecture and other design students … Continue reading

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Angus King and the Flat World Podcast

Listen to this Podcast presented by the former governor of Maine talking to the Maine School Superintendent Association on Thomas Friedman’s The World is Flat. Mr. King will reveal how this important book exposes issues in the our current economy, … Continue reading

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Good Stuff? A Behind-the-Scenes Guide to the Things We Buy

Good Stuff? A Behind-the-Scenes Guide to the Things We Buy   The Purpose of this Online Guide "Have you ever wondered where chocolate comes from, if antibacterial soap is good for your family, or how to recycle an old computer? … Continue reading

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Sudoku Craving

Sudoku Craving offers a free Sudoku challenge every day. Each day a new Sudoku challenge will be randomly generated. You can play the latest challenge or you can browse through existing ones.  Registered users rate the difficulty level upon completion.  … Continue reading

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50 Ways to Take Notes

Solution Watch provides links to 50 web sites that provide free ways in which to create, share and post notes. Great tool to use for collaboration, team meeting, grocery lists and whatever else you can think of.

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Introducing the Power User Generation

The Education Development Center (EDC) has given the generation born after 1982 the label of Power Users. This generation has grown up digital (PCs, video recorders, etc) and have taken to them as second nature. Power Users are able to … Continue reading

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Bubble Share

Bubble Share allows you to share photos and add your voice to describe them. Teachers can create an account to share student work on the web.  An example could be of reports on famous people, historical events, etc. The site … Continue reading

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