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USAFacts
USAFacts is a new data-driven portrait of the American population, our government’s finances, and government’s impact on society. We are a non-partisan, not-for-profit civic initiative and have no political agenda or commercial motive. We provide this information as a free public service and are committed to maintaining and expanding it in the future
data  government  politics  21apples  gwg  free  resource 
april 2017 by arvind
Digital Promise - Accelerating Innovation in Education
Explore the Research Map Learn more Educator Micro-credentials Explore an innovative system for recognizing the competencies educators develop throughout their careers Connecting the Education Community with Research on Learning Explore two visualizations of the research on via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  21apples  education  government  gwg  innovation  research  technology  Delicious 
may 2016 by arvind
US Dept. of Ed guidelines for private schools
Click here to download: US_DOE_requirements_for_private_schools.pdf (5145 KB) Pat Bassett, President of the National Association of Independent Schools sha ...
education  government  independentschool  legal  nais  patbassett  privateschool  Delicious 
february 2011 by arvind
What Works Clearinghouse: Home Page
from the US Dept of Ed, the What Works clearinghouse is a source of scientific evidence for what works in education
education  science  evidence  academic  teaching  learning  21apples  government  free  resource  articles  Delicious 
february 2011 by arvind
Adding search power to public data (Google)
Google searches can now access public data for real-time analysis. Pretty impressive, but how do you get access to this data without Google?
google  data  statistics  search  government  database  research  21apples  education  Delicious 
december 2009 by arvind
TSA: Black Diamond Self Select Lanes
how to move faster through airport security. I'm a black diamond skier, why not be a black diamond traveler?
travel  vacation  government  security  tips  article  Delicious 
november 2009 by arvind
White House opens Web site programming to public
awesome article on how the White House website is now powered by Drupa
Drupal  oss  software  government  news  article  NEIT2009  Delicious 
october 2009 by arvind
Web Ink Now: The US Air Force: Armed with social media
article on the US Air Force guide to social media - great diagram
social  media  guide  education  21apples  blog  government  marketing  web2.0  Delicious 
july 2009 by arvind
NYCC: Rides, general information
The New York Cycle Club is a recreational and educational and organization for bicycle enthusiasts in New York City.
bicycle  bike  government  map  nyc  pdf  Delicious 
may 2009 by arvind
Commentary: Create a tech-friendly U.S. government - CNN.com
The incoming Obama administration's plan to appoint the first national chief technology officer unequivocally emphasizes the new team's belief that technology isn't ancillary or extraneous to governance, and instead that it's an integral part of the effective running of a democratic superpower.
21apples  Obama  article  government  technology  wales  wiki  wikipedia  Delicious 
january 2009 by arvind
Election 2008 | powered by Twitter
watch live as people comment on the election using Twitter
twitter  web  tool  free  election  government  politics  web2.0  cool  Delicious 
september 2008 by arvind
Images of the social and economic world
maps of the world that represent sizes of countries on different factors including economy, health care spending, HIV, and more. Great for showing students different ways of representing geography
maps  gis  politics  government  image  geography  21apples  Delicious 
november 2007 by arvind
C-SPAN Classroom
It lets you download clips from C-SPAN, find discussion questions, search and create your own library. Good resource.
education  government  history  law  lessons  literacy  politics  resource  video  free  21apples  Delicious 
february 2007 by arvind
Project Censored Media Democracy in Action
great media oversight group. list of board members who serve together on various places. neat to see harvard educators paired up with bechtel execs and hundreds of other examples
activism  articles  blog  democracy  education  free  government  resource  project  progressive  library  news  politics  media  information  NYSAISEdTech2006  Delicious 
november 2006 by arvind
The Power of Nightmares
wikipedia article on "The Power of Nightmares" - link in the "video" section at the bottom where you can download the DVD from archive.org
dvd  media  video  documentary  article  government  terrorism  NYSAISEdTech2006  education  politics  fear  Delicious 
november 2006 by arvind
BBC NEWS | Programmes | The Power of Nightmares: Baby It's Cold Outside
BBC news article on great series examining use of fear to create power for governments. i.e. using islamic terrorists as the fear tool to control the american public.
article  documentary  film  video  NYSAISEdTech2006  media  literacy  government  Delicious 
november 2006 by arvind
The National Academies: Advisers to the Nation on Science, Engineering, and Medi...
The National Academies perform an unparalleled public service by bringing together committees of experts in all areas of scientific and technological endeavor. These experts serve pro bono to address critical national issues and give advice to the federal
science  government  education  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
NARA | The National Archives - Constitution
great resources on the U.S. Constitution. Many links, history, images and more.
education  government  history  21apples  Delicious 
april 2006 by arvind
CenSEARCHip
very interesting site that compares google searches from 2 different countries. choose to compare between China, France, Germany and the United States. you can choose to compare web searches or image searches. some great exercises for students possible.
education  literacy  democracy  tc-civics  privacy  web  freedom  government  google  21apples  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind

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