OpenStudy: Study Together
gfbertini: OpenStudy is a social learning network where students ask questions, give help, and connect with other students studying the same things. Our mission is to make the world one large study group, regardless of school, location, or background. Like any successful startup, we work hard, have fun, and believe in what we do. We invite you to use us, join us, and spread the word. We ...
How to teach undergrads how to become open source... →
TurnKey Linux: Rsync the entire TurnKey library from a mirror close to you in under 5 minutes!
10 Open Education Resources That Should be On Your...
internationalprofessorsproject: P2PU: The Peer 2 Peer University is a grassroots open education project in which anyone can participate. Volunteers facilitate the courses, but the learners are in charge. P2PU leverages both open content and the open social web, with a model for lifelong learning. OpenStudy: OpenStudy is a social learning network where independent learners and...
Websites for Educators
gfbertini: This collection of links, chosen and maintained by Gutman Library Research Services staff, provides links to freely available sites of interest to educators. Click on a topic to view links to related websites. Please tell us about websites we should consider adding… Read
Evernote belongs in the classroom →
System Administrator's Guide/Moodle//Mahara... →
Rasberry Pi on NPR →
DPScan : Drupal Security Scanner Released
famthegeek: The First Security scanner for Drupal CMS has been released by Ali Elouafiq, on his Blog. His team develop a tool that will enumerate at least the modules used by Drupal so we can simulate a White Box audit on our private machines. Read More
Scientific Linux Live CD 6.2 Available for...
famthegeek: Scientific Linux Live CD, a recompiled Red Hat Enterprise Linux put together by various labs and universities around the world, has reached version 6.2. Read More
5 Tips For Using Pinterest In Your Classroom →
gjmueller: world-shaker: knows you want to: Here’s one: Students Using It to Track Research Another possible use is to have your students create boards dedicated to research projects. This is a great way for students who are working on group projects to share resources remotely and then generate discussion based on the research that was completed. The research is easy to use and share,...
Elite's David Braben hopes to teach kids how to...
linuxgamenews: The Raspberry Pi single-board computer is nearly here. Equipped with everything you need to build the next big video game, this $25/$35 development computer is due to be released before the end of the month. The board, intended to run the Linux operating system and compatible with a variety of programming languages, will be shipped out to a number of UK schools, where students...
The Value of Making Reading Hard →
itwonlast: By ALAN JACOBS l The Atlantic Feb.8, 2012 One of the really tough questions to answer in relation to any technology is: When do you make something easy and when do you make it hard? This problem is perhaps most obvious in the realm of game design, since people get bored by games that are too easy and get frustrated by games that are too hard. So game-makers have to learn to...
Why Algebra Matters And How Technology Can Help →
So I just want to point out here, to close it up and turn it over to you guys, that print is a medium. Same as digital photos. Same as a teacher’s voice. Same as a YouTube video. Same as a podcast. These are all different media. And as we know, the medium is the message. The medium defines and constrains and sometimes distorts the message. The math that can be conveyed in a YouTube video is not...
The Kindle Fire After Two Months
mylinuxrig: My wife got me a Kindle Fire for the holidays and I thought I should check in and report on how it’s been going with it. I wanted to provide the perspective of someone who’s been seriously using the device for a few weeks, rather than someone who played with it for a few days. I’m not a huge tablet fan, in general. I’m a very fast typist and I find it infuriating working with text...
Contrary to all reports, Remastersys is alive and well. I’ve just installed on Oneiric lab machine and will report if it doesn’t work as it had. Ubuntu installation, from the site itself: Starting with version 3.0.1-1 for Ubuntu there is a proper signed repository that can be added to your system. The Synaptic Method: [Pain in the ass in oneiric, and you will definitely have to...
Learning Change: Evolutionary Leadership: The... →
gfbertini: “… Leadership exists when people are no longer victims of circumstances but participate in creating new circumstances. Leadership is about creating a domain in which human beings continually deepen their understanding of reality and become more capable of participating in the unfolding of the…
Student Electronic Portfolios: A Model
gfbertini: I do my best to teach paperless. One of the disadvantages of less paper is that parents don’t see much of the work students do in class. Electronic portfolios virtually eliminate the parent question: What is my child doing in school? But electronic portfolios have value beyond parent communication, as Jessie Chuang explains in her Educemic post. This post has two purposes: ...
Gobby Server in Three Easy Steps →
I find Gobby essential in both the writing lab and the advanced technology lab.