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Contents contributed and discussions participated by Phil Brown

Phil Brown

Why Creativity in the Classroom Matters More Than Ever | Edudemic - 62 views

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    We need to teach our students to be adaptable, and to understand that to be creative means hard work.
Phil Brown

sigil - A WYSIWYG ebook editor. - Google Project Hosting - 41 views

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    Sigil is a multi-platform EPUB ebook editor for Windows, Linux and Mac.
Phil Brown

Comprehensive list of Search Engines - The Search Engine List - 132 views

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    A comprehesive list of search engines
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A talk to parents: Why laptops? | Dangerously Irrelevant | Big Think - 164 views

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    ".... If you were charged with designing a new model for education - and you came to the conclusion that you could ignore 95% of available information and operate without the "tool of the time" - would your system be given the go ahead?"
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Teach Gen Now | - 101 views

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    TodaysMeet is a free online tool that allows you to backchannel. What is a backchannel I hear you ask? Backchanneling is having real time online conversations alongside live presentations. A backchannel lets participants ask questions, discuss what is being presented, share links and reflect on their learning. Backchanneling could be describe as "virtual whispering or note passing" during lessons, presentation or activities.
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Virtual Field Trip-What's the Difference-Moon Math - 98 views

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    The Virtual Field Trip is an immersive multimedia application developed to support student and user exploration of areas on Earth that have been identified as analog sites to regions on Mars. Analog sites are those areas that share some common traits with sites on Mars and have been identified based on their significance and importance to NASA.
Phil Brown

Biodiversity Snapshots | Home - 60 views

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    Biodiversity Snapshots will help you to learn more about the animals around us every day by combining mobile technology and science. We provide you with a field guide, identification tool and way to record your observations all on a mobile device - your phone, netbook, or tablet. You make the observations and participate as a citizen scientist.
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Microsoft - Partners in Learning Toolkit - 106 views

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    The Innovative Schools Toolkit is an accessible and practical guide for you and your school community to begin the journey of innovation. It is intended to be a starting point rather than a complete solution and it offers a process that can be customized based on your unique needs.
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.:Partners in Learning School Research:. - 54 views

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    Free surveys of teachers and school leaders that will measure 21stCentury teaching and learning skills in your school.
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Ruby for kids - 97 views

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    Ruby programming for kids. This should make understanding Ruby easier to manage.
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Things I am Reading Online 02/22/2011 | Creating a Path for Learning in the 21st Century - 68 views

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    Bill Gaskins' blog on his reading list
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Google Reader - 37 views

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    Interesting data set from Charles Blow's weekend NYT column on the U.S., an "Empire at the End of Decadence"
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Best Online Collaboration Tools 2010 - Robin Good's Collaborative Map - MindMeister Min... - 186 views

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    Great mindmap
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Data Resources Online for Project Based Teaching and Learning - 109 views

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    Some great sites to locate data for student projects
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eThemes - 82 views

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    "eThemes is your source for content-rich, kid-safe online resources that will help enhance your teaching and save you time. eThemes provides free, fast access to over 2,500 collections of websites, on topics ranging from Aerodynamics to Zebras and everything in between!"
Phil Brown

Project Based Learning | BIE - 65 views

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    In Project Based Learning (PBL), students go through an extended process of inquiry in response to a complex question, problem, or challenge. Rigorous projects help students learn key academic content and practice 21st Century Skills (such as collaboration, communication & critical thinking). 
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Convert PowerPoint to Flash or Silverlight? - Super User - 78 views

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    Convert Powerpoint to Flash
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Teach ICT - Video Tutorials Section - 114 views

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    A web site with some good ICT tutorials, eg. Access, Flash, Photoshop
Phil Brown

50 UNIX / Linux Sysadmin Tutorials - 35 views

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    50 UNIX / Linux sysadmin related tutorials
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