Author Archives: Steve Sokoloski

MythBusters on Twitter During Tonight's Special Episode

MythBusters on Twitter During Tonight's Special Episode

Discovery Channel’s MythBusters are offering a special presentation, Monday December 28, 2009 at 9PM EST called Mini Myth Mayhem. During the episode, Mythbuster Grant Imahara will be on Twitter (follow @MythBusters) answering viewer question submitted with the tag #grantchat during the broadcast. You can find out more about Grant here:  GRANT IMAHARA 

The Digital Decade?

This morning’s Twitter stream had several people re-tweeting this link – The Digital Decade – 20 Things That Changed Childhood Forever from Common Sense Media. Common Sense Media says that they are “dedicated to improving the media and entertainment lives of kids and families”.  If you are like me, I can take or leave most

Google Academy for Administrators

Google has announced a Google Teacher Academy for Administrators in San Antonio, TX in March 5, 2010. The deadline for application is January 25, 2010. Here is the announcement from the website -“The Google Teacher Academy for Administrators is a FREE professional development experience designed to help K-12 educational leaders get the most from innovative

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

50 Best Blogs for Special Education

Passing along this link that appeared in the Twitter Stream this morning for the 50 Best Special Education Blogs – http://www.onlineuniversities.com/blog/2009/12/50-best-blogs-for-special-ed-teachers/ The wonderful Lisa Parisi – http://lisaslingo.blogspot.com/ deservedly made the list!

The K-12 Online Conference Has Launched!

The K-12 Online Conference  has opened! Ths is a marvelous free opportunity for educators from around the world to participate in professional development conversations in Web 2.0 formats. The confernce is in its fourth year and has been designed to be “the conference that never ends” featuring, “anytime, anywhere learning”.  It is organized all by volunteers and

Two New Things from Google

  I wanted to share a couple new things that are part of the Google family, Google Image Swirl and Google Dashboard. Google Image Swirl, new from Google Labs, is an image search engine. It is one of those Google things I am not sure I get. Hey, I am still trying to wrap my

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