February, 2009

Can Music Aid Memory of Text?

Nik Peachey

This is a really interesting site that I spotted a little while back. The site was inspired by the late great John Cage , one of the most revolutionary composers of the last century.

Education in Kosovo: A New Perspective

The Electric Educator

This blog has been quiet for a while because I have been doing some educational work with the people of Kosovo.

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Getting Video Tasks Online

Nik Peachey

I've been aware of 280Slides for some time now, but haven't really tried to use it much as I'm a very keen user of Keynote on my MAC, but this week I was looking around for ways to get video type lessons online and discovered what an incredibly easy and useful tool 280Slides is for this.

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The effects of podcasting

The Electric Educator

The chemistry teacher in the classroom next to me passed on an interesting article that she found in the Journal of College Science Teachers. The title of the article is "Analysis of Students'' downloading of Online Audio Lecture Recordings in a Large Biology Lecture Course."

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

Planet Google

The Electric Educator

Innovation and creativity are two qualities that fascinate me because they are two traits that I desire to improve in my own life. Starbucks, Apple, and Google are three companies which have amazing quantities of creativity and innovation. I have determined to take a closer look at these companies to try and find out the source of their creativity, innovation, and industry perception.