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Contents contributed and discussions participated by Carla Shinn

Carla Shinn

Big History Project - 69 views

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    Bill Gates' backed project teaches high school history with a number of academic subjects, especially science.
Carla Shinn

What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains - 1 views

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    "Most of us are on the Internet on a daily basis and whether we like it or not, the Internet is affecting us. It changes how we think, how we work, and it even changes our brains."
Carla Shinn

BBC - Future - Tomorrow's World - 3 views

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    Predictions for the next ten, 50, and 100 years by thinkers, scientists and pundits, and the odds on them happening.
Carla Shinn

Library Of Congress Unveils Massive Common Core Resource Center - 149 views

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    There are professional development tools that are sorted by grade level, ease of use, and written in plain English.

    Classroom Materials, created by teachers for teachers, are ready-to-use materials that provide easy ways to incorporate the Library's unparalleled primary sources into instruction.
Carla Shinn

Proofread for Project Gutenberg - 41 views

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    Distributed Proofreaders (DP) provides a web-based method to ease the conversion of Public Domain books into e-books. By dividing the workload into individual pages, many volunteers can work on a book at the same time, which significantly speeds up the creation process.
Carla Shinn

Prezi Unveils Massive Makeover - 92 views

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    The new site is easier to navigate and to understand, as well as to use.
Carla Shinn

Help for the High Seas: The Terramar Project - 3 views

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    Who owns the seas? For 64 percent of the world's oceans-the amount that lies beyond national jurisdictions-the answer is no one. The high seas, as they're known, are like the planet's commons: since they don't really belong to anyone, no nation invests enough in offering them the protection they deserve, even though they constitute 45 percent of the planet's surface area.
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