July 2010 Blog Posts (56)

Clarifying Copyright for Educators

A great deal of confusion exists in the educational community surrounding the issue of using copyrighted materials in classroom instruction. I was fortunate to attend Dr. Renee Hobbs' copyright workshop recently at the ISTE2010 conference, and captured these high-points of her presentation on the latest in copyright law. It should also be noted that ISTE NETS-T, section 4,…
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Added by David Ligon on July 31, 2010 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

LOS ROMPECABEZAS EN MATEMÁTICA

DESDE HOY DESEO PUBLICAR UN POCO LO QUE SON LOS ROMPECABEZAS Y SU USO EN LA MATEMÁTICA. PIENSO QUE LA INTERNET REALMENTE ES UN MEDIO QUE ABREVIA PROCESOS , PERO UNO DEBE SABER HACER LO QUE LA MAQUINA, LA MAQUINA ARROJA UN PRODUCTO, NOSOTROS DEBEMOS SABER EL PROCESO, SINO NO EXISTE UN APRENDIZAJE REAL

Added by rinaldi henry rosillo larios on July 29, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

India Should Forget Its $35 computer

Going for Cheap: India’s $35 Computer - Digits - WSJ



So, variants of the above article have been running all over the Internet, newsrooms, and blogosphere this week. India has a $35 computer. Great!



Except that they don't, probably won't anytime soon, and likely shouldn't anyway. Shouldn't? Yep, they shouldn't. Yet don't expect any of our journalism corps to ask…
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Added by Ed Jones on July 29, 2010 at 10:45am — No Comments

CAT 2010 Exam in India - Practice CAT Sample Papers to Get High CAT Score

CAT 2010 exam in India will be held from October 2010 to November 2010. Like previous year this year also CAT will be online Lakhs of mba aspirants will strive to get admission in top mba colleges in India such as IIMA, IIMB, IIMC, IIML, IIMK. But it is a harsh… Continue

Added by Saumil Shrivastava on July 28, 2010 at 4:18am — No Comments

No One is Reading Online Content!

by Alix E. Peshette

Cross-posted from the Impetuous Geek



No one is reading online content! Yes, that's right, according to a…

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Added by Alix E. Peshette on July 27, 2010 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

Seven FREE Online Resources for Teachers



Yesterday I gave you my top seven cloud-based applications. Today, I decided to make that the first in a top seven series and offer you my top seven online resources for teachers. All of these are sites I've used in the past to find lesson ideas, videos, or interactive elements that I could use in my classroom, and all…

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Added by Derrick Waddell on July 26, 2010 at 1:26pm — No Comments

Steve Laster’s 8 Factors for Successful IT Management

Harvard Business School’s CIO delivered an engaging keynote address at the Campus Technology 2010 Conference. It included this set of recommended practices that all IT shops should strive to incorporate.

For this week’s post I’m taking off my Ed Tech hat, and swapping it for my ”IT Manager” hat. While I am undeniably an Education Technology enthusiast and advocate (alright, I’m a tech geek), professionally I am first and foremost an IT Manager. Mr. Laster’s…

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Added by Kelly Walsh on July 26, 2010 at 5:50am — No Comments

Dropbox

If you edit the same files on several different computers you could make use of Dropbox. It gives 2 gig of file storage space for free - I doubt I will need a memory stick again. It runs on Windows, OSX and my Ipad with no problems.

Added by Juan O'Shea on July 26, 2010 at 1:14am — No Comments

Seven FREE Cloud Tools Every Teacher Should Know

As I've said before, cloud-based applications play a big role in my everyday computing and my classroom tech integration. Here's an annotated list of my seven favorite cloud tools.…

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Added by Derrick Waddell on July 25, 2010 at 8:30pm — 4 Comments

Adora Svitak, Author/Teacher/Journalist, ISTE Video Report



Twelve-year-old Adora Svitak produced this video report from the 2010 ISTE education conference in Denver,… Continue

Added by Jack Olmsted on July 25, 2010 at 9:23am — No Comments

Get Better Google Search Results

Web searches are changing. Since Google's inception in the late 90s, the amount of information on the web has grown exponentially. With websites, blogs, images, music, videos and social networking from all over the globe, the amount of information online is simply astonishing. Sometimes, finding that information can be tricky. A recent trend is to crowd…

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Added by Derrick Waddell on July 24, 2010 at 10:28pm — No Comments

Rachel, I think to build a community in the classroom students have to feel safe. They need to feel the teacher's genuine love and care for them. If you can create a family atmosphere in the classroo…

Rachel,
I think to build a community in the classroom students have to feel safe. They need to feel the teacher's genuine love and care for them. If you can create a family atmosphere in the classroom, then that will help so much. Continue

Added by Robyn Berry on July 24, 2010 at 5:07pm — No Comments

Mark, what is the new virtual classroom?

Mark, what is the new virtual classroom? Continue

Added by Robyn Berry on July 24, 2010 at 1:08pm — 1 Comment

New Virtual Classroom launch on WiZiQ - Important notes

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Added by Mark Cruthers on July 24, 2010 at 1:01pm — No Comments

Supreme Court Refuses to Address First Amendment in Schools Case

A recent Supreme Court decision to decline to hear the appeal of a public high school student whose diploma was withheld after she discussed her Christian faith in her valedictorian address may have resonating effects on religious speech throughout the country.

Erica Corder of Lewis Palmer High School in Monument, Colorado gave a 30-second valedictory address in 2006 that detailed the Christian gospel. As a consequence, the school withheld her diploma. They responded that the…

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Added by Bob Bryant on July 24, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

Educational Technology for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Please visit my blog at http://edtechdhh.edublogs.org

Added by Michelle Sumner on July 24, 2010 at 9:13am — No Comments

seminar 1 IS perspectives 24-25 July 2010

ตารางกำหนดการสัมมนา

Paper 1 IS Curriculum

Paper 2 IM Plan & Policy

Added by infois on July 22, 2010 at 3:00am — No Comments

Amity University - Amity School and College in Gurgaon, Noida - Relief to Students in India

Amity University - Amity School and college in Gurgaon, Noida, Jaipur brings a relief to all the students in India aspiring to go for engineering & medical college and take their career to the next level.



Gone are the days when getting admission in to engineering colleges, medical colleges used to be a hard nut to crack. Gone are the days when there used to be one engineer in a town and it used to be the thing of honour to be an engineer. Doctors still few…

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Added by Saumil Shrivastava on July 20, 2010 at 5:30am — No Comments

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