heasulli's daily diigo bookmarks 05/08/2008

  • tags: edtech

  • tags: edtech

    • At Shareology.org, a web site managed by the nonprofit Nicholas Foundation, educators can exchange best practices, review new technologies, post feedback on their innovations, learn from each other’s experiences, and find resources to help them succeed in the classroom.
    • educators will find ideas for K-12 instruction, funding sources for projects, and information about technology products and services.
    • The site also includes a Podcasting Corner, which features samples of how students are using podcasts and gives educators ideas for how to use podcasting in their own lessons.
    • Users can search the site for ideas on classroom instruction, classroom management, and student assessment, and they can sign up to receive a monthly eNewsletter.
    • Searchable subject areas include technology, biology, chemistry, geometry, algebra, computer science, and business.
  • tags: edtech

    • but the largest survey ever of youthful reading in the United States has revealed that none of J.K. Rowling’s phenomenally popular books has been able to dislodge the works of longtime favorites Dr. Seuss, E.B. White, Judy Blume, S.E. Hinton, and Harper Lee as the most read.
    • Books by the five well-known U.S. authors, plus lesser-known Laura Numeroff, Katherine Paterson, and Gary Paulsen, drew the most readers at every grade level in a study of 78.5 million books read by more than 3 million children who logged on to the Renaissance Learning web site to take quizzes on books they read last year.
  • tags: edtech

    • It is important to seach anythings – post by bunmit
    • Google’s Experimental Lab. Some great stuff here worth checking out. All free as far as I know. – post by jbailey
    • Labs.google.com, Google’s technology playground.
      Google labs showcases a few of our favorite ideas that aren’t quite ready for prime time. Your feedback can help us improve them. Please play with these prototypes and send your comments directly to the Googlers who developed them. – post by alanpoon
  • by students from the Youth Twitter Network

    tags: edtech

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