Application Name: Screencast-O-Matic
Cost: Basic Version Free, Pro $15/yr
Screencast-O-Matic is a powerful screen recording software than can be run directly off its web site or via downloaded application. You can choose how large of an area you want to record including 1080p HD quality. Once you start recording you can use the alt+p buttons to pause and resume your recording (helpful if you mess up part of your… Continue
Added by Daniel Sharpe on July 4, 2013 at 12:11am —
Location! Location! Location!
What Does Location, Location, Location Mean?
It means identical homes can increase or decrease in value due to location. It's repeated three times for emphasis, and so you will remember the phrase. It's the number one rule in real estate, and it's often the most overlooked rule. The best locations are those in… Continue
Added by Carlos Mendoza III on July 8, 2011 at 4:53pm —
“Today’s world is very different from the world baby boomers like me grew up in. Is it a wonder, then, that by high school, very often both good students and bad ones, rich ones and poor ones, don’t much like school?”
James Paul Gee – Author of What Video Games Have To Teach Us About Learning and Literacy
“Research and experience have already shown that…
Added by Carlos Mendoza III on June 30, 2011 at 11:30pm —
For the last number of years educator's have been turning to wiki platforms to create collaborative spaces. The ease of use, access, and availability of wikis have made them a favourite option for teacher's hoping to create an online space to share with their students. But Google has quickly become an increasingly popular choice for use among educators, especially for district-wide implementation - a corporate,… Continue
Added by Meg H on March 21, 2010 at 8:19am —
FORSYTH — Mary Persons High School is too small to hire someone to teach Chinese to the lone senior who wanted to take the course this year.
But the school managed to work around it. During second period, senior Christopher Kennedy takes the class online via the state’s “virtual school.” and it will not cost him much debt consolidation
to take this course online than a… Continue
Added by ConorK on November 2, 2009 at 10:00pm —
Reposted from Meg's Notebook
About two weeks ago I posted an article on Sony's eBook Platform for Self-Publishing
and wondered aloud as to how we can tie this type of tool into creative writing activities. Well, along comes FastPencil
, an application which combines workflow, writing, and… Continue
Added by Meg H on October 19, 2009 at 8:30pm —
Kiwi Commons has provided some tips for both students and teachers. These tips can help teachers equip students with fundamental safe online practices for in-home use. As well, we've included Internet Safety 101 basics for the classroom that every teacher should go over before students start any Internet-based tasks.
You can find our checklist for Parents at http://kiwicommons.com/2009/08/top-10-back-to-school-internet-safety-tips-for-parents/#more-1934
Checklist for… Continue
Added by Kiwi Commons on September 24, 2009 at 11:30am —
I was introduced to Web 2.0
almost 2 years ago during a presentation of some of our teachers who had attended the first Web 2.0 conference in Shanghai. From there I learned about K-12 Onine Conference and I was off and running in many different directions with not great focus. I have often described my learning online as have Internet ADD. use… Continue
Added by Heather Davis on September 19, 2009 at 7:25pm —
Reposted from Meg's Notebook | Exploring the Digital Classroom
Engage is an ambitious service which attempts to capture and serve two of today's most popular online 'application
' activities: microblogging and online… Continue
Added by Meg H on August 8, 2009 at 3:00am —
Reposted from Meg's Notebook
I've tried out Microsoft's Office Live Workspace
, a component of the Office Live
platform which includes the ability to create a professional web presence, have an online storage and sharing space, and real-time online collaboration. Office Live Workspace is Microsoft's response to… Continue
Added by Meg H on July 4, 2009 at 5:00pm —
Reposted from Meg's Notebook
Google Apps Education Edition
is a free suite of hosted communication & collaboration applications specifically geared at schools (universities and K-12).
If a school board does not want to, or is unwilling to, invest in Google apps for education, a teacher can… Continue
Added by Meg H on July 2, 2009 at 10:00pm —
Bryant & Stratton College announced today that Philip Rosedale, Founder and Chairman of Second Life, will speak at its graduation, the live Second Life college graduation to be held June 10, 2009. Mr. Rosedale has agreed to speak at this historic event to the approximately 40 graduates from the 150 year old institution’s online degree program as they receive their hard earned diplomas in their avatar form on the college’s virtual campus… Continue
Added by Erik on June 4, 2009 at 10:30am —
The virtual world of Second Life has seen a host of experiences over the years, but on June 10th, the first Second Life college graduation will be held on the Second Life campus of the 150 year old Bryant & Stratton College. Approximately 40 graduates ranging in age from 25 to 45 will don their virtual cap and gown to receive their college degrees with all of the pomp and circumstance regularly witnessed in the real world, including the procession, the commencement speaker and the… Continue
Added by Erik on May 28, 2009 at 11:08am —
Join me on Wikieducator for a free online workshop
to find out how you can use Wikieducator to collaborate and share content worldwide.
For those who are unfamiliar with Wikieducator: WikiEducator is a community of learning rsources supported by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) for the development of free educational content.…
Added by Dr. Nellie Deutsch on October 10, 2008 at 3:44pm —
Service 280 Slides
is a brand new tool to create presentations online. If you are a Mac user like me - something is like Keynote!?
Added by Hans Feldmeier on September 5, 2008 at 1:30pm —
I'm looking forward to diving into this world called Second Life
. Quite honestly, I really don't get it and don't understand why their avatars are so "off-the-wall." I assume there are good and no so good "islands" in the 3D environment, but I've just struggled to find out what the point is. So in any case, I am going to dive in 3D glasses and all and join in to participate in this Pre-conference for Learning… Continue
Added by John Costilla on August 20, 2008 at 3:13pm —