Alan November explains how he would use the first five days of school to lay the groundwork for a year of learning that goes far beyond the test.
The joke about children figuring out how to set up TiVo better than their parents can be funny — until it’s downright frustrating. For all of us who’ve had to walk through the fraught process of helping our parents set up e-mail accounts, send videos, search for information, or even change the desktop image, Google […]
Following in the heels of Google’s big headliner about its new eBooks software yesterday, Amazon announced its own web-based e-reader, according to the Wall Street Journal. From the article: Asked how the new Amazon feature might change the competitive landscape, Google spokeswoman Jeannie Hornung said, “Google eBooks is a competitive offering.” A key difference for […]
Google has irrevocably changed our lives. People will argue adamantly on both sides of the Google fence — whether its omnipotence is harnessed for the good or for the evil. But in the education space, at least, I’d like to point out a few free and useful Google tools for educators. Google Earth. Explore remote […]