Saturday, July 02, 2011

Post weekly (weekly)

  • "This site was created by Dr. Alice Christie to share an exciting new approach to teaching and learning. Enabled by Web 2.0 tools, GoogleTreks™ allows teachers and students to synthesize information in one easy-to-use map that places text, pictures, audio files, video files, and much more in one central location. GoogleTreks™ Video."

    tags: google googletreks GoogleEarth

    • But he said the Corbett administration wanted to make sure charter schools were held to the same performance standards as district-run schools.

    • The results were more dismal for cyber charter schools: Students at 100 percent of them performed "significantly worse" than their counterparts in district schools.
    • But, on average, the state's charter school students lag behind the gains of students in regular public schools - 39 percent of charter schools underperform their public school counterparts in reading and 46 percent in math.
  • This looks like it has great potential.
    "Animaps extends the My Maps feature of Google Maps by letting you create maps with markers that move, images and text that pop up on cue, and lines and shapes that change over time."

    tags: maps tools

  • "Swiffy converts Flash SWF files to HTML5, allowing you to reuse Flash content on devices without a Flash player (such as iPhones and iPads).
    Swiffy currently supports a subset of SWF 8 and ActionScript 2.0, and the output works in all Webkit browsers such as Chrome and Mobile Safari. If possible, exporting your Flash animation as a SWF 5 file might give better results. "

    tags: html5 converter tools

  • " Use this calculator for graphing, for calculating, for sharing, for creating. Look on the right for help or inspiration. "

    tags: math

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

1 comment:

Durff said...

And my first question is, perform worse on what measure? A measure of school attendance perhaps? I'm thinking they are testing the wrong things.