Technology Integration for Teacher Mentors
- Library of Congress- Digital Collections
- Flickr Commons– blocked? Try this or this.
- YouTube – blocked at school? Get it for later
MacHeist Â» Bundle Purchase a bundle of 10 award-winning Mac apps for just $49 (over 85% off) and have 25% donated to a charity of your choice. If you’ve got a Mac there is some great software in this deal plus the karma points for charity. Delicious Library (I’ve always wanted this one- I even tried to get my library to use it instead of our district database) and NewsFire.Â I’m also excited to try FotoMagico (really interesting looking presentation software) and iClip4. It’s going to be one of my Christmas presents.
WhiteHouse/2016-budget-data on GitHub “Data for the The President’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget” h/t Audrey Waters tags: whitehouse budget data github weekly http://faculty.ithaca.edu/mismith/docs/environmental/leopold.pdf “There are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm. One is the danger of supposing that breakfast comes from the grocery, and the other that heat comes from a furnace.” h/t Enoch Hale tags: weekly nature essay danger separation Make Hitler Happy: The Beginning of Mein Kampf, as Told by Coca-Cola ” In the wake of its republication of Mein Kampf, Coca-Cola has suspended the “Make It Happy” tweet campaign. All Mein Kampf tweets have been removed and the @CocaCola handle is no longer responding to #MakeItHappy tweets with ASCII art, or at all, really. The company provided AdWeek with the following statement: “The #MakeItHappy message is simple: The Internet is what we make it, and we hoped to inspire people to make it a more positive place. It’s unfortunate that Gawker is trying to turn this campaign into something that it isn’t. Building a bot that attempts to spread hate through #MakeItHappy is a perfect example of the pervasive online negativity Coca-Cola wanted to address with this campaign.” While Gawker strenuously disagrees with Coke’s own clearly stated desire to “secure the existence of our people and a future for White Children,” we are even more disappointed to […]
The Tyranny of Stuctureless “but too great a diversity among members of a task-oriented group means only that they continually misunderstand each other. Such diverse people interpret words and actions differently. They have different expectations about each other’s behavior and judge the results according to different criteria. If everyone knows everyone else well enough to understand the nuances, these can be accommodated. Usually, they only lead to confusion and endless hours spent straightening out conflicts no one ever thought would arise.” h/t David C. tags: community activism structure democracy feminism organization weekly communication Clint Lalonde on Twitter: “Video I made 6 years ago to show a WordPress thing to classmate was pumped up by some @twoodwar shortcode http://t.co/X7Fgeuf2HD” Internet karma sometimes takes a while to gestate. tags: example twitter youtube open gestation weekly connected Sun Devils | Confessions of a Community College Dean | InsideHigherEd “But then, McMillan Cottom noted the following, from page 28 of the agreement: d. Non-InstitutionX MOOCs: Institution will evaluate other MOOCs offered on the edX site and, subject to appropriate review and approval, consider offering Institution credit for a fee to edX learners who earn, or have earned, verified certificates of achievement for such non-InstitutionX MOOCs. And I thought, wow. That’s either terribly written boilerplate or evil genius.” tags: weekly mooc highered Twitter has a […]