Daily Archives: April 26, 2012

America – We Have a Problem: Smart people acting like squirrels!

What follows is a section of Levinson and Grieder’s book: Following Through:A Revolutionary New Model for Finishing Whatever You Start p. 35 & 36 (2007).  I am fascinated by their example of how a squirrel’s brain is ‘hard wired’ to accomplish certain very specific tasks. Mr. Squirrel collects acorns for the winter because he’s pre-programmed

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 04/26/2012

Home | MIT + K12 Tags: science, mit, physics, education, khanacademy TED-Ed’s New Video Tool Allows Anyone To Create Video Lessons Online | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation anyone can use this simple platform to pair any video on YouTube–not just TED Talks–with custom content. Tags: TED, lessons, TED-Ed, flippedclassroom, YouTube, Khan, Acadmey –

So Johnny was in Aurora, Colorado Two Weekends Ago…

On the weekend of April 14th-15th, I was in Aurora, CO for Colorado’s Day of Discovery. Just as I expected, the teachers were wildly enthusiastic about the Discovery Education products and I know for a fact that the seminar on accessing Streaming via the iPad was particularly popular since I had a plethora of teachers

Teacher Appreciation Week (USA) is May 7 – 11, 2012

    Teacher Appreciation in the US is the week of May 7-12, with Teacher Appreciation Day being May 8th. “Teacher Day is a remarkable occasion for all of us to show our teacher appreciation, whether we are students or we wish to compliment a former teacher, or our kids’ teachers.” http://www.teacher-appreciation.info/Teachers_Day/USA_Teachers_day_and_week.asp   These days

Google Drive is here! Free online file sync/storage

  Google Drive, Google’s online file storage system, is now live. With it you can upload and access all of your files including videos, photos, PDFs, Google Docs and more, just like with Dropbox or Sugarsync.   Google Docs is integrated with Google Drive so you can work on all your documents, presentations and spreadsheets, as well as share content

Adobe Photoshop Touch Review – very nice app

  Adobe recently released a host of Adobe TouchApps – Photoshop Touch, Ideas, Collage, Debut, Kuler, Proto, and Carousel. Design, edit, and elegantly present your work using six new Adobe® Touch Apps designed for your tablet. Whether you use a stylus or just your fingertip, intuitive touchscreen features provide easy, precise control for a variety of creative tasks. Transfer