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‘Brain-hostile’ education: how schools are failing adolescents - The Washington ...
When people talk about making sure that curriculum is “developmentally appropriate,” they are often talking about the work young children are given to do at school. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  21apples  book  brain  gwg  learning  research  Delicious 
september 2016 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
Secrets of the teenage brain: a psychologist's guide for teachers | Teacher Netw...
Teenagers think differently to grownups - they are more likely to take risks, be sleepy, misread emotions, give in to peer-pressure and lack self-control. Thanks to advances in technology, we have been able to peer inside the teenage brain and see more clearly how it works. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  21apples  brain  education  gwg  research  science  sleep  teens  Delicious 
december 2015 by arvind
Project Vote Smart’s VoteEasy ™
gorgeous voting guide, shown to me by an 8th grader.
research  education  election  web  21apples  politics  voting  Delicious 
december 2012 by arvind
Mendeley, the world's largest, crowdscourced library
via vimeo.com Mendley, a powerful resource for academics. Upload your papers into the software and it extracts relevant data like journal, title, authors, and more. Use others work to h ...
college  crowdsource  education  library  research  software  university  Delicious 
july 2011 by arvind
Teaching the N-Word: an article by Emily Bernard about a black professor teachin...
excellent article on the "n-word" and one persons experience living it, trying to teach it, understand it
race  culture  politics  article  research  diversity  Delicious 
february 2011 by arvind
Dr. JoAnn Deak talks about memory and how it works
I spent some more time today listening to Dr. Deak talk about memory and how it works.
Main takeaways:

Memory should be used sparingly because it is exhausting to the brain and an artificial pract ...
21apples  brain  education  joanndeak  learning  lecture  research  Delicious 
january 2011 by arvind
Separating Fact and Fiction in Brain-Based Learning from Edutopia
via edutopia.org This is a nice summary of current research on brains and learning. I found the part about girls and boys brains important. There are so many books on this topic right ...
21apples  boys  brain  braindevelopment  education  girls  information  research  resource  study  Delicious 
december 2010 by arvind
Girls Discovered
Global maps of adolescent girls - fantastic resource of maps documenting girls experiences around the world
girls  map  maps  feminism  women  21apples  education  resource  resources  gender  mapping  research  statistics  teens  visualization  children  database  Delicious 
march 2010 by arvind
The Puzzle of Boys - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education
interesting read about the various books/soft research that's been out on boys and education
boys  gender  girls  feminism  education  21apples  research  psychology  children  books  learning  academic  America  men  Delicious 
february 2010 by arvind
nsf.gov - Statistical report on Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities...
Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering is a report that provides information about the participation of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in science and engineering education and employment. Information on the site is organized by topic and group. Links to additional data sources and reports are provided.
women  science  diversity  education  engineering  statistics  research  data  minorities  disability  disabilities  Delicious 
january 2010 by arvind
Useful Links - New York Times Newsroom Guide to Useful Web Sites
a tremendous collection of links from the NYTimes with categories like: search, journalism, reference, directories, publications, politics, sports, travel, New York, and more
research  reference  news  resources  nytimes  politics  list  21apples  journalism  travel  sports  nyc  Delicious 
january 2010 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
Single-media schools, multimedia world
blog post about how much time Americans spend reading vs consuming other types of media. Interesting statistics.
media  content  education  students  teachers  America  Americans  study  research  time  21apples  Delicious 
december 2009 by arvind
The Internet has created a generation of great writers
a scathing article about how students in the digital age have better writing skills. Not sure I agree with the presentation of the research. I certainly didn't love the voice of the post.
writing  blogging  media  publishing  research  internet  students  21apples  education  teaching  article  Delicious 
november 2009 by arvind
BioKIDS - Kids' Inquiry of Diverse Species
an interactive site for kids to use when trying to identify animal types
science  animals  biology  reference  education  kids  resources  research  21apples  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
Beyond Class Time:End Homework Now
article on benefits of homework and how much should be used
homework  article  research  education  21apples  Delicious 
november 2009 by arvind
Cyberbullying Research Center
findings, stories, cases, downloads, fact sheets, tips and strategies, news headlines, a blog, and other helpful resources
21apples  cyberbullying  bullying  safety  internet  research  social  children  reference  news  Delicious 
november 2009 by arvind
Brain Development in a Hyper-Tech World
interesting summary article on brain development and kids using technology
facebook  brain  development  21apples  research  education  teens  students  parents  guide  article  Delicious 
october 2009 by arvind
PEW: Generational differences in online activities
great report summarizing how different age groups use the Internet differently
21apples  online  age  youth  research  statistics  web  Internet  education  resource  Delicious 
july 2009 by arvind
YouTube - An anthropological introduction to YouTube
fantastic presentation to the library of congress on what YouTube is, how it works, its importance. A great way of understanding web-video technologies
wesch  video  youtube  google  education  technology  web  web2.0  social  research  presentation  teaching  21apples  Delicious 
november 2008 by arvind
Yotify - My Scouts
cool site that lets you set up "scouts" that go out on the internet and look for stuff for you. could be sports scores, apartments, videos, clothes, all kinds of stuff. interesting concept
web2.0  web  tools  shopping  search  21apples  research  free  tool  Delicious 
october 2008 by arvind
Pascack Valley Regional High School District | Educational Technology
information on their 1:1 program including research, the process, FAQ's and more
1:1  21apples  NYCIST  education  laptop  learning  neit2008  research  rollout  Delicious 
october 2008 by arvind
The Power (and Peril) of Praising Your Kids -- New York Magazine
an article on how to talk to your kids. interesting perspectives on praise vs. scolding
article  parents  students  kids  language  school  research  study  21apples  productivity  teaching  Delicious 
may 2008 by arvind
Wikipedia:Academic use
Wikipedia's article on academic use instructing people not to cite them for papers. Interesting
research  writing  wiki  education  21apples  academic  Delicious 
march 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
Research on Social Network Sites
danah boyd's stellar list of research articles on social networking sites
social  network  research  article  21apples  technology  web  tweens  networking  online  bibliography  internet  Delicious 
november 2007 by arvind
Message in a Bottle - Bottled Water - Luxury Water - Mineral Water
great article on how bottle water has become so popular and the business behind it
water  business  article  research  health  economy  design  Delicious 
november 2007 by arvind
O'Reilly Network -- Interview with danah boyd
Interview with the always brilliant danay boyd on O'Reilly's Women in Technology site
feminism  gender  internet  research  social  tech  technology  women  21apples  education  NYCIST  NEIT2007  Delicious 
october 2007 by arvind
BBC NEWS | Technology | Wi-fi health fears are 'unproven'
Wi-fi links to health concerns seem to be unlikely according to recent BBC article
wifi  safety  health  technology  wireless  education  research  article  BBC  21apples  Delicious 
may 2007 by arvind
Well Connected - The Center for Public Integrity
great site that lets you see who owns the media outlets in your neighborhood. just type in your zip code or enter your city. powerful for media lit
media  research  education  21apples  literacy  commercial  radio  television  Delicious 
march 2007 by arvind
November Learning | Building Learning Communities
November Learning promotes the effective use of information and communication technologies that support and enhance learning for children and communities.
education  research  technology  training  curriculum  consulting  blog  teachers  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
WWW CyberGuides for Web Evaluation
The "WWW CyberGuide" Internet evaluation forms were developed by Karen McLachlan informally as a means of introducing the World Wide Web to novice users in 1996.
web  evaluation  standards  education  students  teachers  tools  research  resources  library  literacy  articles  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Center for Digital Literacy - Teaching Resources
The WebMAC instruments are intended to identify areas for improvement of an existing Web site and/or guidance for the design of a new Web site.
web  evaluation  standards  education  students  teachers  tools  research  resources  library  literacy  articles  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
SchoolTool - The SchoolTool Project
SchoolTool is a project to develop a common global school administration infrastructure that is freely available under an Open Source licence.
research  community  education  development  free  linux  online  tools  software  technology  teachers  server  students  oss  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc. Microscopy and Science Education Web Site
great microscopy site with many magnified images coupled with electron microscope images. great for science teachers.
education  science  images  resources  research  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
NTFS Resize Frequently Asked Questions
The widely used, highly reliable and even free Ntfsresize utility non-destructively resizes the NTFS filesystem of Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000, Windows NT4 and Windows Vista. All NTFS versions are supported, used by 32-bit and 64-bit Wi
free  hardware  linux  oss  research  software  tools  unix  windows  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Blog Software Breakdown
greate review of features of many different blog server tools
cool  guide  internet  movableType  programming  research  rss  server  technology  tools  web  wordpress  oss  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Cool Teaching Lessons and Units
resources for teachers and students, webquests, rubrics, lesson plans, online projects, internet research
technology  education  webquest  rubric  research  internet  online  students  lessons  teachers  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
NYPL Digital Gallery
free images from the New York Public Library, great collection
images  education  internet  online  research  tools  photos  library  web  media  digital  cool  database  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Marc Prensky.com
read Marc Presnky's articles on technology in education. probably his most famous piece is digital natives and digital immigrants
blog  education  games  parents  research  teachers  student  academic  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Find-A-Human -- IVR Phone S... - Approved*
A list of major companies, and how to get around the voice-prompts. Get right to an operator easily
apple  commercial  cool  culture  database  guide  hacking  help  information  mobile  phone  research  resources  support  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Coudal Partners-Museum of Online Museums
elcome to the Coudal Partners Museum of Online Museums. Here, you will find links from our archives to online collections and exhibits covering a vast array of interests and obsessions
blog  cool  culture  design  education  images  library  online  photography  research  resources  web  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Citation Machine -- The Landmark Project
easy to use web-based citation maker. tell is what kind of source you are using (book, web, journal,etc) and it will ask you for the info and turn it into APA or MLA. free and easy!
free  citation  copyright  education  research  resource  tools  web  writing  21apples  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
Dihydrogen Monoxide Research Division - dihydrogen monoxide info
A site talking about the perils Dihydrogen Monoxide (i.e. water). The satire is used as an example of what can happen when people don't use their media literacy skills to decipher an official-looking website. Log in to the press section at the bottom to r
literacy  research  web  education  media  NYCIST  21apples  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
The HistoryMakers.com - African American history archive
a great website is a video oral history site dedicated to documenting African American history.
history  library  research  database  diversity  education  21apples  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
WINDS relation browser
Fantastic graphical way to understand the CIA world factbook. Many students use the text version for research, but see the clickable, graphical interpretation.
21apples  flash  research  web  tools  students  teachers  education  Delicious 
february 2006 by arvind
Internet Archive
the most complete collection of the history of world wide web sites. also lets you host your media files "forever" for free
audio  community  database  digital  free  freedom  history  html  information  internet  library  music  web  video  tools  resources  research  podcasting  photos  online  21apples  Delicious 
december 2005 by arvind
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