Research update. (education and technology)
peterjung: So, after doing some research, my thesis is taking a somewhat different direction. Instead of focusing directly on digital literacy, I’m looking at best practices for incorporating digital literacy and educational technology into curricula. This includes using technology to augment a curriculum, or teaching digital literacy alongside other content, emphasizing increasing students...
Filter the Web with DansGuardian in Ubuntu 11.10
blackcathacker: To get started, press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the commands below to install DansGuardian and Squid. sudo apt-get install dansguardian squid Next, run the commands below to open DansGuardian’s config file. sudo gedit /etc/dansguardian/dansguardian.conf Then find the highlighted line shown below and delete it. Or just comment it...
Should Coding Classes be Compulsory? →
web20classroom: 14 Steps To Meaningful Student Blogging: http://t.co/3NyQ67c0
Your Classroom can tolerate evernote →
And students are shown to perform better using... →
peterjung: “But today another data point emerged, demonstrating that the iPad can be a valuable asset in education. In a partnership with Apple, textbook publishers Houghton Mifflin Harcourt performed a pilot study using an iPad text for Algebra 1 courses, and found that 20 percent more students (78 percent compared to 59 percent) scored ‘Proficient’ or ‘Advanced’ in subject comprehension when...
Intimate teens sharing passwords? →
Anything to it?
New Font for Readers with Dyslexia
Based on my recent research, this is a newly available, open source font intended for some readers with dyslexia: http://www.dafont.com/open-dyslexic.font . I’m eager for data or feedback regarding how it does against the 2 proprietary options.
QR What? →
Mahara / ePortfolios: Case Studies →
Long on conclusion, short on evidence. This doesn’t negate this page’s powerful ideas for putting Mahara to work for teaching and learning.
NYC To Open 1st High School Dedicated To Software →
Most Commonly Used Passwords
anticapitalist: 10,000 Most Common Passwords List [71KB via FileSonic] 10,000 Most Common Passwords with Frequency [115KB via FileSonic] Protect yourself.