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The debate over screen time is really about moms, not kids.
As with so many hot-button issues in modern parenting, the controversy surrounding screen time often has more to do with mothers than with children. There is no scientific evidence that watching TV or playing with tablets is inherently bad for children over 2. (And maybe not even for those under 2. v
IFTTT  Pocket  21apples  children  computer  education  gwg  parents  women  Delicious 
may 2016 by arvind
Welcome to p5.js
Taking Processing to the web. Super sweet application!
processing  java  javascript  computerscience  computer  technology  web  21apples  Delicious 
august 2014 by arvind
xkcd: Password Strength
create a strong password - it is easier than you think
password  computer  security  21apples  gwg  humor  Delicious 
april 2014 by arvind
Google: Computer Science for High School (CS4HS)
CS4HS (Computer Science for High School) is an initiative sponsored by Google to promote Computer Science in high school curriculum.
computer  science  computerscience  education  21apples  google  free  grants  Delicious 
january 2011 by arvind
Computer Science Unplugged |
CS Unplugged is a collection of free learning activities that teach Computer Science through engaging games and puzzles that use cards, string, crayons and lots of running around. The activities introduce students to underlying concepts such as binary numbers, algorithms and data compression, separated from the distractions and technical details we usually see with computers. CS Unplugged is suitable for people of all ages, from elementary school to seniors, and from many countries and backgrounds. Unplugged has been used around the world for over fifteen years, in classrooms, science centers, homes, and even for holiday events in a park!
computerscience  computer  science  education  21apples  technology  lessons  curriculum  Delicious 
january 2011 by arvind
Processing in Eclipse \
how to have a debugger when using Processing requires Eclipse and some setups. Worth it? Perhaps.
processing  eclipe  idea  computer  science  Delicious 
december 2010 by arvind
Why do I get a computer?
article by Jeff Utecht sarcastically asking why we don't take away all teacher computers since there isn't evidence that it enhancers learning/teaching. Brings up some good thoughts to student laptop discussions
21apples  education  1:1  leadership  students  teachers  computer  article  blog  teaching  learning  Delicious 
january 2010 by arvind
Single Click - UltraVNC
lets you set up a small file that you send/give users and when they click it begins a custom remote desktop (VNC) connection so you can administrate their machine
software  tool  windows  free  vnc  remote  helpdesk  support  computer  desktop  Delicious 
november 2009 by arvind
Ultra VNC
free remote desktop software for Windows
free  software  windows  tool  computer  helpdesk  desktop  utility  administration  support  Delicious 
november 2009 by arvind
laptop-reliability-1109 | SquareTrade Warranties
a study about laptop failtures from a company that warranties laptops? Conflict of interest? Yes. Interesting? Yes. Netbooks have even higher failure rates according to the study.
laptop  computer  hardware  research  statistics  resource  21apples  education  netbooks  Delicious 
november 2009 by arvind
personal VPN service at decently-low price
vpn  security  privacy  network  service  Internet  commercial  software  computer  technology  Delicious 
november 2009 by arvind
Why BGA Has a 1:1 Tablet Initiative
comprehensive piece on why Battle Ground Academy has a 1:1 laptop program
1:1  laptop  program  education  21apples  philosophy  computer  technology  Delicious 
november 2009 by arvind
Fairport battles gender gap with all-girls tech program
article on all girl computer classes being used to recruit girls into tech classes
21apples  technology  girls  education  computer  Delicious 
november 2009 by arvind
Alphabet Line 08
awesome idea of creating an alphabet about of keyboard shortcuts. Great for hanging in a school. This is a Mac-friendly version
school  alphabet  computer  technology  mac  shortcut  commons  Delicious 
november 2009 by arvind
The Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics
great list of computer guidelines from the Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility
ethics  computer  class  classroom  digital  21apples  education  AUP  nycist  Delicious 
july 2009 by arvind
A World of Cables, Unknotted
good article showing pictures and prices of various cables you need like audio, video and computer ones.
21apples  audio  video  computer  article  images  nytimes  cables  slideshow  Delicious 
april 2009 by arvind
Computer Lab Favorites
activities to do in the "computer lab" with k-5 students
21apples  education  math  science  technology  computer  reading  games  Scholastic  Delicious 
february 2009 by arvind
Thieves Winning Online War, Maybe Even in Your Computer
insane article on how malware is kicking security programs' rear ends!
malware  virus  software  security  computer  Internet  article  nytimes  21apples  Delicious 
december 2008 by arvind
PENCIL - Transforming Schools. Together.
a place to donate good like computers, clothes, furniture and other items for NYC schools
nyc  nonprofit  education  free  computer  donation  hardware  Delicious 
december 2008 by arvind
Get the Ideal PC for You on
ad-driven, yet interesting cartoon woman talking about processors, machines, etc. could be good to use with students, as long as they ask the critical question - who made this and why?
media  literacy  ad  commercial  video  education  technology  Intel  computer  Delicious 
october 2008 by arvind
open source imaging software that is supposed to be better that Ghost, or at least with features that work as advertised. Definitely worth looking into
ghost  image  hardware  software  free  oss  server  technology  client  computer  backup  tool  Delicious 
may 2008 by arvind
Go Ask Alice!: Computer hazards
article on how to avoid computer hazards which aggravate carpal tunnel
article  health  computer  safety  Delicious 
april 2008 by arvind
Processing Workshop at daniel shiffman
a workshop on Processing, the programming interface for Java
processing  computer  science  tutorial  examples  education  courses  code  Delicious 
february 2008 by arvind
Advanced Search - School laptop program begets writing gains
article on Maine's 1:1 laptop program showing writing gains in research study
research  education  technology  writing  English  1:1  computer  Maine  laptop  nycist  21apples  article  study  Delicious 
january 2008 by arvind
inTASC Research Projects
research on 1:1 laptop programs, computer-based assessment and instructional technologies
research  resources  education  technology  21apples  nycist  laptop  computer  Delicious 
january 2008 by arvind

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