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megan Heath

Royalty Free music downloads - Jamendo - 157 views

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      Unlimited free music for use with your classes.
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    Thank you for this.
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    royalty free music for use with your classes
Karen Arrington

Scholastic's Water Cycle - 5 views

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    from Scholastic's Study Jams (includes video, quiz, and vocab)
Marc Patton

kidsAgainstBullying - 5 views

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    interactive cyber bullying web site
Steve Ransom

The University of Wherever - NYTimes.com - 1 views

  • But we should be careful, in our idealism, not to diminish something that is already a wonder of the world.
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      Or, on the other hand, we have to be careful to ensure that our education system does not go the way of Kodak for failure of being forward/future thinking...
Glenda Baker

About the STEM Challenge - 3 views

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    Calling for submissions
Michelle Parker

Free Printable Graphic Organizers - Freeology - 243 views

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    Amazing graphic organizers to enable students center their thoughts and build comprehension through numerous subjects.
Glenda Baker

K12 Online Conference | 2011 K-12 Online Conference Call for Proposals and Announcements - 57 views

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    learning opportunity
Glenda Baker

The End of Theory: The Data Deluge Makes the Scientific Method Obsolete - 137 views

  • sociology. Forget taxonomy, ontology, and psychology. Who knows why people do what they do? The point is they do it, and we can track and measure it with unprecedented fidelity. With enough data, the numbers speak for themselves.
  • The big target here isn't advertising, though. It's science. The scientific method is built around testable hypotheses. These models, for the most part, are systems visualized in the minds of scientists. The models are then tested, and experiments confirm or falsify theoretical models of how the world works.
  • But faced with massive data, this approach to science — hypothesize, model, test — is becoming obsolete.
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  • Petabytes allow us to say: "Correlation is enough."
  • There's no reason to cling to our old ways. It's time to ask: What can science learn from Google?

  • It's time to ask: What can science learn from Google?
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    article discussing whether math models can replace other tools for understanding the world.
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    I dissagree. Maybe for someone who can cope with the massive scale Google works with but for the average student bah humbug. As far as the students I see the scientific method still needs to be taught as they need a lot of help learning how to gather reliable information from the web. As far as google is concerned the students simplistic, unevaluated searches are as valuable as someone who actually understands what they are looking for or maybe more valuable because more students are doing almost thoughtless searches. The real need is a good course, hopefully online, to teach students how to do a reasoned search. agoogleaday is a start.
Heather Causey

Official Google Blog: Safety Mode: giving you more control on YouTube - 88 views

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    With just one click better control on what is visable on youtube .
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    Taught me something. I was not aware of this "opt-in."
tamacek

Freeplay Music, Broadcast Production Music Library, Free and Mp3 Music Downloads, See U... - 6 views

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    Royalty Free Music, great for producing podcasts / productions etc.
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    good plagiarism web site
tamacek

Plagiarism.org : Learning Center : Plagiarism Definitions, Tips on avoiding Plagiarism,... - 114 views

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    good plagiarism web site
Holly Barlaam

University of Oklahoma Histology - 35 views

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    In each topic, you will find a laboratory exercise, and brief description of the histological material.
    Includes cytology, epithelium, connective tissue, cartilage, bone and bone formation, blood, hematopoeisis, muscle, nervous tissue, cardiovascular system, lympathic and immune system, integument, upper GI, lower GI, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, respiratory system, urinary system, endocrine, male reproductive, female reproductive
Martin Burrett

Picfull - 1 Click Photo Editing - 101 views

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    A great simple way to add effects to your photos. Upload your image, edit with a few clicks, and download the result.
    http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Photos+%26+Images
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