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Center for Humane Technology
some of the most important work on using tech to promote humanity
ethics  tech  technology  21apples  distraction  focus 
november 2018 by arvind
Eliminating the Human
how technology is pushing humans away from each other perhaps explicitly or implicity
21apples  education  technology  robot  robotics  psychology  article 
september 2017 by arvind
A Year Without Facebook - No Distractions
This was my life back in college. But I always wondered why should super productivity mode be a temporary thing? Why can’t it be a permanent lifestyle? via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  21apples  gwg  media  social  technology 
june 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
The Untold History of Women in Science and Technology | The White House
Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper was at the forefront of computer and programming language development from the 1930s through the 1980s. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  21apples  computerscience  gwg  science  technology  women  Delicious 
december 2014 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
Remind101 | Free and Safe Text Messaging for Teachers
Interesting tool where teachers can SMS (text message) students without revealing their phone numbers
21apples  technology  sms  phone  mobile  students  teachers  education  Delicious 
august 2013 by arvind
Connecting School and Home: 360-Degree Communication | Edutopia
wonderful article from Edutopia giving practical advice to schools and families on raising kids in the digital age
safety  technology  article  education  21apples  internet  Delicious 
july 2013 by arvind
A Platform for Good
project of the Family Online Safety Institute designed to help parents, teachers and teens to connect, share and do good online.
technology  21apples  students  parents  resources  education  Delicious 
december 2012 by arvind
Story of Send on Google Green - YouTube
A lovely animation of how Gmail works, which really helps understand the environmental impact of e-mail.
web  technology  21apples  green  environment  email  Youtube  video  animation  google  Delicious 
november 2012 by arvind
Learn something new every day - Memrise
fascinating site that lets you remember things with startling ease with small doses over time.
education  technology  web  learning  21apples  Delicious 
november 2012 by arvind
Presence Project | Life Moves Fast. Be Here Now.
lovely project on how to keep families focused on the here and now, and not let technology become a distraction
gwg  internet  lifehacks  students  technology  21apples  Delicious 
september 2012 by arvind
Tender Support
web-based ticket system; elegant and simple
ticket  technology  support  helpdesk  software  web  web2.0  tool  Delicious 
may 2012 by arvind
Is it Really Vandalism? | edSocialMedia
good article from EdSocialMedia on how to deal with potentially negative comments in your social media space
ethics  socialmedia  education  technology  social  media  facebook  aup  guide  Delicious 
april 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 editorial process, 1970 - brilliant review of newspaper "technology", with p...
via This is a most amazing visual journey through newspaper making in the 1970's and 1980's. It worth a read by adults and you could try showing it to your studen ...
history  newspaper  photos  technology  Delicious 
february 2011 by arvind
Technology just changed. Now it changed again. You can only try to keep up.
via A great video with French kids looking at technologies from the past 30 years trying to figure out what they are. It's almost scary, and I'm a technologist!
We as teache ...
change  kids  teachers  technology  video  Delicious 
february 2011 by arvind
How can computers be the 6th sense for people? Please, watch these videos
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
Van Gogh Visualization - inspiration for multidisciplinary tech, art, math proje...
via @lenkendall tuned me in to this brilliant visualization of 28 Van Gogh's represented by the 5 most prominent colors in each. I found it visually stunning.
Her ...
art  infographic  mathematics  software  technology  vangogh  visualization  Delicious 
january 2011 by arvind
James Madison Partners for Education NETS T Certification
asses yourself or your school on teaching with technology/integrating technology
nets  iste  readlater  technology  education  Delicious 
january 2011 by arvind
ISTE | NETS Refresh Project
refresh of NETS standards - great resources here
nets  iste  standards  technology  education  leadership  21apples  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
Lovely tips: The 10 most useful Windows 7 keyboard shortcuts via @techrepulic
via A great list. It didn't make this list, but I also love Windows-Tab to switch between open programs. ...
article  computerscience  keyboard  microsoft  shortcuts  technology  tips  windows  Delicious 
january 2011 by arvind
Exploring QR codes in schools
via 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
Mobile Learning Lesson Plans from Scholastic and AT&T
via Here are a few lesson plans from AT&T and Scholastic on how to use mobile devices for curricular lessons. I like the concept, but how we ensure that there is equita ...
atampt  education  lessonplans  mobile  phone  scholastic  technology  Delicious 
october 2010 by arvind
@wstites is dead right on tech directors being project managers
For a while after I graduate college and would get together with my friends from college I would ask…
What are you doing now?
They would answer with something like the following…
I’m ...
administration  education  projectmanagement  schools  technology  Delicious 
september 2010 by arvind
This Makes No Sense to Me: Stanford University Distributes iPads to First Year M...
According to Dr. Henry Lowe, senior associate dean for information resources and technology,“We really don’t know yet how the incoming medical students will use them,” but he claims physicians ...
apple  education  ipad  pedagogy  philosophy  technology  Delicious 
august 2010 by arvind
really cool app for accepting payments. Simple, reasonably priced, elegant. What more could you want?
app  billing  business  design  technology  store  processing  money  mobile  iphone  internet  tool  ipad  Delicious 
april 2010 by arvind
Beautiful video explanation of RFID and the fields they create
via Thanks to natenatenate on Twitter for sharing this video, but a wonderful example of how creative photography can be used to visualize a phenomenon - in this case how RFID ...
education  mobile  phone  rfid  science  technology  video  wireless  Delicious 
february 2010 by arvind
NYC Salon - CC Wiki
March 3rd, New York City, a chance to talk about Creative Commons and education. I'll be on a panel with two other educators using Creative Commons with their students
creativecommons  nyc  event  21apples  panel  discussion  education  technology  nycist  media  copyright  Delicious 
february 2010 by arvind :: Words that stick
awesome new web2.0 site that lets you create a virtual wall where people can leave notes with text, images, videos, and more. Great concept. Free.
free  software  web  web2.0  21apples  technology  online  wiki  communication  interactive  whiteboard  notes  board  tools  Delicious 
february 2010 by arvind
Mockingbird | Wireframes on the fly
amazingly cool site that lets you easily mock up a website for a project to show people how it would look/work
web  web2.0  cool  technology  project  planning  design  software  tool  free  online  Delicious 
january 2010 by arvind
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