Teaching students with new tools, enthusiasm, and belief that teaching is a noble calling.
Office 2010 Trial Extender Activates Office 2010 for up to 180 Days
Have the new office free for 180 days with this tool.
tags: education, learning, hacker
Does Windows 7 Make Up for Vista?
Lifehacker cites a report that says that customer satisfaction with Microsoft is "at an all time high" mostly because of Windows 7. Would be interested to hear from someone using it. I have to admit that the snapping windows look very cool.
tags: education, learning
Post Project Reflection Blog Post - grownupdigital
This student did a solid job of describing visual data analysis and shared some cool new tools that I didn't know about. I especially like the explanation of 4d mapping at the end of this.
tags: education, learning, visualdatanalysis, netgened
Worldmapper: The world as you've never seen it before
Amazingly cool maps shown in so many different ways. This is a great tool for geography teachers.
tags: geography_teacher, geography, education, maps
For Teachers - Gapminder.org
Teacher information and facts on how to use google docs to import data into Gapminder to plot it yourself. Statistics teachers in middle, high school, and college may also find this very useful.
tags: education, teachers, statistics
Gapminder: Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view. - Gapminder.org
A student on netgened shared this with me based upon his topic "visual data analysis." This is an amazing repository of statistics shown in very cool ways. Great for social sciences.
tags: history_teacher, socialstudies, education, learning, visualdatanalysis
Daniel's Reflective Blogpost - grownupdigital
An excellent blog post and video about augmented reality from a student on netGened. This is what a successful project looks like.
tags: education, learning, netgened
2do App for iPhone/ iTouch/ iPad
I love this app and use it to sync with toodledo! It is very useful and incredibly "beautiful." Just one of the best list managers on my itouch that I've seen.
tags: productivity, app, itouch, education