Tag archives for CTDLC_Techtips

  1. World Wide Telescope – an out of this world view!

    I recently received a link to Microsoft Research’s World Wide Telescope – www.worldwidetelescope.org.  According to the user guide:  “The WorldWide Telescope is a software environment that enables your computer to function as a virtual telescope—combining terabytes of imagery from such famous telescopes as Hubble, Chandra and Spitzer into one vast panorama of the universe. WorldWide […]

  2. Photo Peach

    Last week I had the good fortune to participate in a workshop led by Discovery’s own Kathy Schrock.   The Stafford Public Schools under the leadership of their Technology Integrator (and  CT Discovery Education Leadership Council majordomo)  Lynn Reedy, were awarded a grant for this school year under the CT State Dept. of Education’s  Enhancing Education Through […]

  3. Green Gazelles Are Good!

    Do you know about Gazelle? Gazelle is an online recycling service.  The company pays you cash for used electronics (cell phones, laptops, mp3 players, projectors, blu-ray players, digital cameras, and more).  You look up your item in their online data base, describing the condition, the site makes you an offer, and sends you a box. […]

  4. TrueTube

    Do you know TrueTube (http://www.truetube.co.uk/) ? As you can tell from the URL this is a UK based service. It is a place to debate social issues through the use of uploaded videos.  As they put it – “TrueTube is a free, website which uses real-life stories and issues to encourage teenagers to explore and […]

  5. Administrators and Technnology Evaluation (by way of the Twitter hashtag – #edchat)

    A very cool thing happens on Twitter on Tuesdays. It is called #edchat which is an outgrowth of #teachertuesdays. The syntax of #edchat and #teachertuesdays is called a hashtag in Twitter. Hashtags are used to mark or label a tweet so that a conversation on a particular topic can be followed. In this case #teachertuesday […]

  6. The Latest from Larry Ferlazzo

    Do you subscribe to Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day? Or follow his generous tweets @Larryferlazzo on Twitter? I have found that Larry is a steady stream of interesting educational links.  Larry is starting to post his annual end of the year round up starting with this recent post – The “Best Articles (and Blog […]

  7. Inbox Zero

      One of the things Discovery’s Kathy Schrock talked about in her recent presentation Score! Winning Strategies to Conquer Information Overload at the CECA /CASL 09 Conference was the concept of of gaining control and organizing your electronic life.  In a cross between Schrock inspiration and a “this is just ridculous” moment last weekend I […]