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The Future is Now: Metrics of Innovation in Schools — Transcend Education
What a difference five years makes. In 2012, my colleague Keith Evans and I had collaborated on a list of made-up, outside-the-box (and somewhat tongue-in-cheek) metric terms to measure the true effectiveness of his school. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  21apples  future  innovation  school 
april 2017 by arvind
Leading Thoughts: The Paradox of Our Success
an article re: moving away from language about low student:teacher ratios
article  independent  school  future  Delicious 
april 2011 by arvind
Salman Khan takes to the TED stage to present how flipping the classroom is work...
via ted.com Salman Khan, of Khan Academy, builds videos which kids can learn from. They're about adding, subtracting, algebra, calculus, history, and more. His first idea was just to p ...
21apples  education  flipclassroom  future  games  khanacademy  reverseclassroom  salmankhan  Delicious 
march 2011 by arvind
Your Students Love Social Media ... and So Can You | Teaching Tolerance
“People connect—that’s what we do,” says Rutledge. “That’s a biological function, not an aberration. The desire to grow up and do these adult things overrides caution. It’s not pathological. It’s normal teen behavior.”
article  social  media  socialmedia  education  students  teachers  parents  future  culture  society  21apples  Delicious 
february 2011 by arvind
Mobile devices (phones, tablets, etc) should change education. But how can we do...
See and download the full gallery on posterousMobile devices have become so powerful now it is hard to believe. All of the photos and video in this post were shot on my HTC Evo phone ...
education  future  hardware  mobile  phone  support  technology  Delicious 
february 2011 by arvind
The Secret Cause of Flame Wars
why e-mail is such a bad tool in some ways
email  mail  tone  future  digital  Delicious 
february 2011 by arvind
How can computers be the 6th sense for people? Please, watch these videos
via thinkingshop.com
Pranav Mistry and Pattie Maes show us what's possible if we think of expanding technology to be a sixth sense for us.
Both of these videos are a must watch. ...
future  incredible  technology  video  Delicious 
february 2011 by arvind
Rockstar’s amazing facial expression technology - distance teaching methods of t...
via lenkendall.posterous.com Watching this video is incredible. This company has put the research, time, and effort into creating a powerful video game experience. I could see this ...
camera  disruptiveinnovation  education  future  games  students  teachers  video  videogame  Delicious 
january 2011 by arvind
Catchafire - changing the way people volunteer
Catchafire uses the web to match people's skills with better volunteer opportunities. This seems like a great way to have our students connect to organizations in meaningful ways. They create a p ...
21apples  communityservice  education  future  giving  idea  web  Delicious 
december 2010 by arvind
Wikileaks FAQ :: The Future of the Internet — And How to Stop It
What is Wikileaks?
Wikileaks is a self-described “not-for-profit media organization,” launched in 2006 for the purposes of disseminating original documents from anonymous sources and leakers. ...
21apples  faq  freedom  future  history  information  law  wikileaks  Delicious 
december 2010 by arvind
Exploring QR codes in schools
via technosavvy.org From @abowllan comes a link to this thought-provoking article by Tim Wilsonabout what might be possible in schools using QR codes. I think the case is a little ov ...
21apples  future  mobile  phone  qrcode  school  schools  technology  Delicious 
october 2010 by arvind
Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, and What It Isn't
What 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Isn't

via online.wsj.com Allen Barra writes a critique of "To Kill a Mockingbird" in the Wall Street Journal that is wroth reading. We've been having discuss ...
article  book  classroom  diversity  future  race  teaching  Delicious 
july 2010 by arvind
Article: To Stop Cheats, Colleges Learn Their Trickery. My comment: Insanity.
via nytimes.com This article on tools to catch/thwart cheating made me sad. This kind of stuff has no place in a school context. If we need video cameras to monitor students we must be ...
cheating  colleges  education  future  schools  universities  Delicious 
july 2010 by arvind
Stop the World: Interesting Times : The New Yorker
New Yorker article by George Packer about how Twitter and the always-on digital world is a bad thing overall, but he may not be able to avoid it
twitter  article  newyorker  digital  21apples  future  culture  Delicious 
february 2010 by arvind
Social Media Revolution
thought-provoking video on the importance/influence of social media
social  media  youtube  video  web2.0  facebook  twitter  youth  education  21apples  future  statistics  Delicious 
january 2010 by arvind
AdmissionsQuest for the Best Video Contest
wonderful student-produced videos about schools used for admissions purposes. Really impressive work here.
video  education  students  school  schools  21apples  youtube  media  digital  future  Delicious 
december 2009 by arvind
YouTube - iPhone- PhoneBook
from the japanese art lab group, an idea of an iPhone and paper-book coming together to use for children
paper  book  future  youtube  education  21apples  books  iphone  interactive  Delicious 
november 2009 by arvind
Shut The Hell Up You Self-Promoting Turd
funny article from Chris Brogan on how not and how to promote yourself. Bragging about yourself is ineffective - read cluetrain.com
business  article  blog  marketing  future  culture  Delicious 
november 2009 by arvind
Times editor James Harding outlines plans for online charging
an article on how the NY Times will begin charging for the online version of its newspaper. Interesting development, probably the right one, but piracy of this will become an issue, too
piracy  newspaper  article  21apples  future  culture  internet  nytimes  news  Delicious 
november 2009 by arvind
GOOD.is | The GOOD 100, or so
"the most important, exciting, and innovative people, ideas, and projects making our world better"
100  ideas  design  culture  future  article  cool  collection  list  21apples  Delicious 
october 2009 by arvind
YouTube - Did You Know 4.0
powerful video on new media, technology, the Internet and how it is impacting our lives
technology  video  web  education  youtube  media  internet  social  digital  information  twitter  future  change  Delicious 
september 2009 by arvind
Marc Prensky's Weblog: Using Cell Phones in School for Learning
Marc's ideas on how cell phones could be used in school - from 2006
mobile  phone  article  education  21apples  school  teaching  future  Delicious 
july 2009 by arvind
How to Tweet Your Way Out of a Job
good article on how you can get burned on Twitter. Careful Tweeps!
education  article  future  twitter  job  Delicious 
march 2009 by arvind
Facebook Moves onto Twitter's Turf - BusinessWeek
article discussing how Facebook status updates will now be a new column in TweetDeck. Is that helpful? Is the power of Twitter the meaning behind the network, or is it just a micromessaging tool.
21apples  article  mashup  facebook  future  twitter  Delicious 
march 2009 by arvind
Some In Congress Used Twitter During Obama's Speech
congresspeople on Twitter during the State of the Nation Address.
21apples  article  culture  funny  future  twitter  etiquette  Delicious 
february 2009 by arvind
Inventor's 2020 vision: to help 1bn of the world's poorest see better
amazing invention that will bring glasses to the world's poorest billion people. Ingenious
invention  social  development  ideas  gadgets  future  science  technology  glasses  article  Delicious 
december 2008 by arvind
educon21
an education conference at Science Leadership Academy in Philadeplhia
science  leadership  unconference  conference  NEIT2008  future  education  learning  21apples  web  wiki  profdev  Delicious 
november 2008 by arvind
Social-networking sites work to turn users into profits - USATODAY.com
interesting article on how social networks turn a profit. Or whether they can
commercial  article  facebook  myspace  web  future  media  network  social  business  21apples  Delicious 
may 2008 by arvind
Programming: The New Literacy | Edutopia
an article discussing whether programming is the new literacy. Interesting and worth the read
article  education  future  21apples  programming  skills  computer.science  Delicious 
april 2008 by arvind
Rands In Repose: A Glimpse and a Hook
decent article on creating a good resume. geared towards engineers, but lessons here for anyone
article  business  college  design  engineering  future  information  lifehack  management  productivity  jobs  Delicious 
february 2007 by arvind
SEND: Welcome
A new book coming out (releasing at SXSW 2007) about e-mail and why it is so annoying. I'm with them. I have been saying for a while that if I started a new school today, we wouldn't have e-mail.
21apples  education  email  behavior  culture  future  history  Delicious 
february 2007 by arvind
Dangerously Irrelevant: Gone Fischin'
powerful video by Karl Fisch on how technology is changing and will impact our students including the growth of information, increase in computing power and more. Just watch it
video  education  flash  future  history  technology  21apples  Delicious 
february 2007 by arvind
Futurist: To fix education, think Web 2.0
article on CNET about kids outsmarting web filters to get access to banned websites
21apples  article  readlater  technology  web2.0  education  digital  future  Delicious  filters  hacking  internet  tools  web  students  legal  freedom  community  commercial  democracy  university 
january 2007 by arvind
TED Blog
great blogs from the people who run the Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED) conference.
business  collaboration  conference  cool  digital  future  nerd  blog  Delicious 
december 2006 by arvind
Computer Science Teacher : Just Add Imagination
wow, this is why you give a kid a computer. 12 year old who wrote a web browser with 20,000 lines of code in C#.
future  kids  programming  microsoft  blog  article  NYSAISEdTech2006  NYCIST  21apples  Delicious 
november 2006 by arvind
Doors of Perception 8, Delhi
What infrastructures are needed to enable bottom-up, edge-in social innovation? And how do we design them? Doors of Perception 8 is about these two questions.
blog  conference  cool  technology  internet  india  future  online  IT  community  oss  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Clocky
An MIT Media Lab Research Project. A robot alarm-clock that hides after you hit the snooze button. Neat robotics application.
articles  technology  robot  fun  project  cool  design  future  tools  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
mozdev.org - platypus: index
awesome extension concept for firefox - lets you change web pages in many different ways - try it
cool  css  design  development  extensions  firefox  future  html  internet  javascript  programming  software  tools  web  oss  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
adaptive path » ajax: a new approach to web applications
learn what AJAX, the buzzword of the web development world, is all about
ajax  articles  design  development  free  future  google  hacking  html  internet  javascript  php  programming  tools  tutorial  web  xml  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
RoundCube Webmail Project
RoundCube Webmail is a browser-based multilingual IMAP client with an application-like user interface. It provides full functionality you expect from an e-mail client, including MIME support, address book, folder manipulation and message filters. RoundCub
ajax  client  cool  css  design  development  email  free  future  mail  oss  programming  project  php  server  software  sql  tools  web  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Podcast - AudioBerkman
podcast from Yochai Benkler who wrote "The Wealth of Networks" which discusses how the Internet and networks have affected the world economy
podcast  web  economy  social  culture  future  book  21apples  Delicious 
may 2006 by arvind
the cluetrain manifesto
an incredible book that pretty much predicted the future of the internet. you can read the entire book online for free, but if you don't, at least read the first chapter. incredible read, and totally relevant to education and schools.
book  community  culture  education  future  information  internet  media  network  social  technology  NYCIST  Delicious 
april 2006 by arvind
Economist: The importance of sex
an article about women and their better scores in school vs their lower salries in the workforce. Talks about how we need to increase women's education and participation in the workforce.
21apples  education  women  future  Delicious 
april 2006 by arvind
Girls are I.T. :: Home
a site set up by the Girl Scouts, the NSF and UNC Charlotte to encourage girls' interest in information technology
girls  women  technology  future  21apples  IT  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
The 'edutainers' merit a failing grade
Michael Schrage's scathing critique of educational technology and how its benefits are a myth more than a reality.
education  technology  teachers  students  future  21apples  article  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
Philadelphia Inquirer | 01/08/2006 | tech.life@school | The top 10 technology tr...
An article in the Philadelphia Inquirer where Dave Cormier of the University of Prince Edward Island gives his top 10 trends affecting educational technology. A list I am very familiar with.
education  technology  21apples  article  future  web2.0  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
The Next Net 25: 25 startups that are reinventing the web - Mar. 3, 2006
an article from CNN money about the next 25 startups that are reinventing the web. some great sites listed here.
article  web2.0  web  future  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
Safer Internet Day 2006
35 European countries teamed up for Safer Internet Day. Part of the day was a blogathon - see the collection of postings here. We need a U.S. version of this. Let's start it!
blog  safety  literacy  21apples  students  teachers  education  future  feeds  Delicious 
february 2006 by arvind
YahooTranslatingProxy: Yahoo Translating Proxy
translates IM's in Yahoo messanger backwards and forwards. Connects English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese
client  development  future  internet  language  software  tools  21apples  Delicious 
january 2006 by arvind
Upcoming.org: Home
Upcoming.org is a social event calendar, completely driven by people like you. Manage your events, share events with friends and family, and syndicate your calendar to your own site.
api  ajax  blog  calendar  community  css  design  development  feeds  free  future  information  resources  tools  web  21apples  Delicious 
december 2005 by arvind

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