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Microdocs: Home
short documentaries on environmental issues. Fantastic!
video  teaching  science  movies  environment  kids 
november 2008 by gnat
ASCD Inservice: MathML Strengthens Digital Math Texts
"In Kentucky, a small pilot study is demonstrating the benefits of this textbook technology for students with different learning styles. Instead of re-creating a complex math problem as a static image file, digital texts that use math markup language, or MathML, are able to speak words and equations while highlighting corresponding elements on a computer screen."
web  math  education  teaching  kids 
october 2008 by gnat
The Fischbowl: AHS Chemistry Podcasts
the teachers videocasting lectures and doing homework in class
video  teaching  education 
october 2008 by gnat
No Idea: Thoughts On Teaching
"this job almost demands that you get to a point where you feel like you don’t know what you’re doing. That’s the only monitor to let you know you’re even trying to improve."
education  teaching  blogs 
september 2008 by gnat
Games Without Frontiers: How Videogames Blind Us With Science
Videogames as hotbed for scientific method ("X might work", try X, "conclusion: X doesn't work", "Y might work ...")
science  teaching  games 
september 2008 by gnat
OER's: Publishing is the Easy Part; Now, Let's Make Them More Usable | FunnyMonkey - Tools for Teachers
I've been giving a lot of thought lately to the question: what pieces of software (or culture around existing tools) need to be invented to create around educational materials the full power that the open source software movement has?
education  teaching  social  software 
august 2008 by gnat
How to help someone use a computer
Should be mandatory reading for powerusers
march 2004 by gnat

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