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50 Useful Mind-Mapping Tools for College Students | Associate Degree - Facts and Information
Fifty useful mind mapping tools has some cool software and sites I'll peruse. Have you used any of them that I should use? I've used MindMeister, and bubble.us as well as gliffy, but think I should try Mind42 and dabbleboard, perhaps.
tags: education, web2.0, workflow_software, worldonline, information_change
Dangerously Irrelevant: School mobile phone jammers and shoe organizers
The schools in Iowa gave up their proposal to jam mobile phone signals (it is against the law.) Dr. Scott McLeod shares his communications with the interim superintendant.
tags: education, learning, mobile, wireless_connectivity
St. Ansgar schools may jam cell phone signals | DesMoinesRegister.com | The Des Moines Register
A school in Iowa wants to buy equipment to jam cell phone signals on campus. Ah, so misguided! Why not embrace them and use them for positive purposes?
tags: mobile, education, wireless_connectivity
The World is Open Webinar - ednak.
Presentation from Dr. Curtis Bonk about his recent book "The World is Open" which features a lot of best practices and innovations happening now in education.
tags: education, learning, tools
Canada’s Privacy Commissioner Takes on Facebook « Canada’s World
This article on Facebook's privacy problems shows how Jenifer Stoddart, Canada's Privacy Commissioner, is taking on Facebook, who has 30 days to comply with the commissioner's request.
tags: education, digitalcitizenship, edu_trends, scrutiny, digital_law, digital_communications
Humorous Grammar Rules
English teachers will enjoy these humorous grammar rules that have been circulating through twitter. These would be fun to share and use.
tags: education, learning, grammar, teaching, english, literature
Wiki Wisdom: How to Use an Online Classroom Clearinghouse | Edutopia
Wiki tips from Louise Maine, educator in Pennsylvania.
tags: education, wiki, learning, bestpractices
Bit by Bit Podcast: 90 | Bit By Bit
David Truss is such a smart guy - personally owned devices presentation that comes highly recommended by my good friend Bob Sprankle is queued up on my ipod to listen to THIS WEEK.
tags: education, learning, pod
Hear It and Hold It Don't Work Here Anymore
Excellent post by Angela Maiers about hear it and hold it teaching.
tags: education, learning, edu_trends