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? →
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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.
Sadly, children’s passion for thinking often ends when they encounter a world...– Bell Hooks (via cwolonthwee)
gjmueller: APPitic APPitic is a directory of apps for education by Apple Distinguished Educators (ADEs) to help you transform teaching and learning. These apps have been tested in a variety of different grade levels, instructional strategies and classroom settings.
Linux from Scratch →
fuckyeahterminals: This should be your new bible. In all seriousness this is probably one of those most complete and useful (and actually understandable) knowledge-base for this kind of stuff that I have seen in a very very long time. New course material and curricular revamp. Student approved, endorsed, enthused.
ideasandopinions: ghoulmann: My principal is up for Compassionate Marylander award from Gov. O’Malley. As I support her with all my mind and heart, I ask that you please take a moment to put a vote in: she’s running third. Here’s the url: http://www.governor.maryland.gov/blog/?p=3371 - please vote Kate Fedalen if you have a chance? Signal boost!
Essential Writing Lab Tool of the Moment:...
Some have begun teaching peer review and revision in high school using Google Docs. Fair enough, if your school has committed to Google Apps accounts for everyone in the community. Our alternative is Gobby. Gobby is a collaborative, synchronous text composition and editing tool. Given its feature set, it’s clearly designed for programmers and coders (syntax highlighting, for example)....
WordPress 3.3.1 Released to Fix XSS Vulnerability
famthegeek: A couple of Indian security researchers, Aditya Modha and Samir Shah, found an easy-to-exploit cross-site scripting (XSS) weakness that affected all WordPress 3.3 websites, but version 3.3.1 was quickly released to fix the issue. Read More