All Blog Posts Tagged 'source' (9)

Experiencing Free or Open Source Courses Blog

Annenberg Learner offers workshops and classes online. These can be taken for free for professional development or by paying a small fee to enroll for graduate level credits through CSU. The workshops can be viewed online or purchased on DVD. Users have the option to subscribe to a course’s Teacher-Talk email list or simply click on the course title and go through the workshop’s content independently. Each course on the site provides information, support materials, activities, and a forum…

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Added by Amanda Galvan on October 9, 2014 at 6:40pm — No Comments

Etherpad does not take you to the Heavens, but it comes very close to it

I had been using Etherpad –http://www.etherpad.com–for a while, but had never experimented its potential as a collaborative tool in the classroom.



Etherpad is one of the best online-based word processors out there not only because it is free (and now open source since Google acquired it) but also because it enables users to create a public pad without having to sign up for an account. Etherpad has many other wonderful features such as easy… Continue

Added by Imwinkelried on December 9, 2009 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Open Source, Web, and Tools for Students and Teachers

Over the summer I installed worpressMU on the jasperstreet server. It was a success, and as a result I installed it on the school intranet server and will be offering blogs to any interested teachers, clubs, or whatever. If you want a blog you can have one too.



I am excited at the prospect. I am going to have my students blog about the books they read from the mini library in my class each student will have their own blog, which they… Continue

Added by Geoff St. Pierre on September 7, 2009 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

MIT Open Courseware

Maybe I am behind the times here as MIT released this in 1999, but it is awesome.



One of the worlds greatest universities releasing their educational content for anyone in the world to view, study, and better themselves free of charge.



the site is: http://ocw.mit.edu



they have a lot of content; video lectures, problem sets, lecture notes, and more. Topics from many departments; Mathematics, History and many more.



I can… Continue

Added by Geoff St. Pierre on February 25, 2009 at 8:19pm — No Comments

MediaWiki, LaTeX and teTeX

Spent the greater part of the day getting matrices and \mathbb to work on my FreeBSD/MediaWiki install.



The issue is with amsfonts. I installed the latex port, but this does not include amsfonts. Deinstalled and installed teTeX, restarted apache and voila I now have vectors, matrices, and more.





Visit: Maths to see some matrices and \mathbb's



I posted what I did in some detail to:…

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Added by Geoff St. Pierre on February 20, 2009 at 6:31pm — No Comments

Maths; Rational Functions Update.

Maths ... on the move.

Updated rational functions with some graphs from Lybniz function plotter. Also wrote some text for Vertical Asymptote section.

Added by Geoff St. Pierre on February 18, 2009 at 8:32am — No Comments

Updated Maths

I have updated the Maths text to include a section on completing the square; some rearranging has occurred. And I added some nice graphs; some of the graphs need to be replaced with "more professional" looking graphs.



Does anybody know of a program for Linux or Mac where I can put multiple graphs, label points, put custom labels on the x and y-axis, and export as *.png files?



I am also going to try and make… Continue

Added by Geoff St. Pierre on February 17, 2009 at 7:14pm — No Comments

Disrupting Textbooks: cK12 and Flat World Knowledge

In Nyack NY, north of NYC, a seed is forming. Flat World Knowledge, a company bent on disrupting the textbook business, is getting ready to move into a private beta next spring with 10 textbooks in business and economics. Jeff Shelstad, CEO, and Eric Frank, CMO, left regular textbook publishing where, as of late, publishers are fighting to keep their head above water by jacking up prices and skewing the revision process. After hooking up with David Wiley and Brad Felix, the group decided to… Continue

Added by Michael Staton on December 11, 2008 at 2:36pm — No Comments

New Science PageFlake

When I locate new science rss feeds, reputable resources, I add them to my public N2Teaching Science PageFlake. This morning I found websites that relate to Biology, Chemistry, Oceanography, Physics and other sciences. I hope you will take a moment to look over the other rss feeds in my public PageFlake.



Images created are referenced to… Continue

Added by samccoy on March 4, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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