Monthly Archives: June 2007

NPR : Are Computer Keyboards Dishwasher Safe?

NPR : Are Computer Keyboards Dishwasher Safe? Studies show that computer keyboards have more bacteria than toilet seats. Advertisements

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New Initiative Seeks to Educate Teachers About Online Security

New Initiative Seeks to Educate Teachers About Online Security In the wake of the Julie Amero legal battle, a group of technology experts and teachers is pulling together an initiative to improve the Internet security skills of teachers and administrators.

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Adopt the Metric System

See what countries have adopted the Metric System (The three that haven’t yet are in red)

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Chart: Who Participates And What People Are Doing Online

Chart: Who Participates And What People Are Doing Online A nice chart of who participates online, and what they’re doing — data from Forrester Research.

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Livescribe : Sneak Peek

Livescribe : Sneak Peek Now it is easier than ever to find information in your notes with the Livescribe pen. The Livescribe paper-based computing platform – a smartpen, paper, software applications, and development tools – will be available online beginning … Continue reading

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CAST UDL Book Builder

CAST UDL Book Builder Welcome to the CAST Universal Design for Learning UDL Book Builder Use this site to create engaging digital books that build reading skills for students. Your universally designed books will engage and support diverse learners according … Continue reading

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Do schools kill creativity?

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining (and profoundly moving) case for creating an education system that nurtures creativity, rather than undermining it. With ample anecdotes and witty asides, Robinson points out the many ways our schools fail to recognize — … Continue reading

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