Daily Archives: May 23, 2007

Kartoo: Map out your search results

Kartoo: Map out your search results

I have to admit, I’m not exactly sure how to describe Kartoo.  It’s essentially a search engine that maps out the results graphically and shows the connections between them.  Does that mean you’ll get better results?  Well, not necessarily, but you’ll understand how they relate to each other.  Whenever possible, Kartoo also inserts keywords in

Internet Safety and Ethical Use of Technology

“Internet Safety and Ethical Use of Technology” is a very hot topic in education. Education is really on the front line of this issue as there are challenges on all sides. Where are we in Illinois on this issue? What are Illinois schools doing to help promote Internet Saftey? Do we really need to teach

Look at these Resources

     Matt Monjan over on the Implementation blog posted a list of unitedstreaming resources for you to consider for your summer and beginning of the school year staff development. His article reminded me that there are a few digital storytelling aids tucked away in there too. You have to look a bit, but I’ve

Special Planet Earth DVD Promotion

Soon after Planet Earth aired on the Discovery Channel, requests from educators around the country started to pour in.  We received questions like, "How soon will DVDs be available?" "Can I use the DVDs in schools?" And, of course the inevitable, "How much?" Well, my friends, here is the good news. Discovery Education has procured