Showing posts from April, 2009

My Bookmarks and Annotations 04/24/2009

Embed a website into a Powerpoint! | Dr_Disk's Xanga Site - Weblog The educational implications for embedding live web sites within Powerpoint presentations are practically limitless. But for now let’s look at the process using a Twitter feed as an example. tags : powerpoint Posted from Diigo . The rest of my favorite links are here.

TechForum Midwest 2009

I am presenting at TechForum Midwest tomorrow with Jon Orech and Scott Meech. It should make for a fun morning. My portion of the presentation is on Nings in education for collaboration. Here is what I am going to use: Ning: About Ning: Ning Demo Video: Examples (Some of these are not public indicated by ): Professional Collaboration · Classroom 2.0: (For those interested in Web 2.0 and collaborative technologies in education) · School CTO (A place for discussion and sharing around topics impacting technology decision makers in schools) · IEAR (Taking a closer look at the educational value of ITouch / IPhone / IPods in the classroom) Teacher to Teacher Collaboration: · Maine South English Department · Maine Ea

Google NewsTimeline

Here is another great way of visualizing information differently. Google has in it's labs area a product called NewsTimeline IT allows you to take anything in the news and look at all of the stories that apply to it chronologically. As the site says: Google News Timeline is a web application that organizes search results chronologically. It allows users to view news and other data sources on a browsable, graphical timeline. Available data sources include recent and historical news, scanned newspapers and magazines, blog posts, sports scores, and information about various types of media, like music albums and movies. Check out the details of how to work it effectively here .

My Bookmarks and Annotations 04/23/2009

I’m So Totally, Digitally Close to You - Clive Thompson - If you don't get facebook, twitter, or social networking (or need an article to explain to someone why they should be interested in this) take a look at this Great Article tags : twitter , facebook , socialnetworking Why I Never Let Employees Negotiate a Raise, Corporate Culture Article - Inc. Article At Fog Creek Software, every worker at the same level is paid the same salary. And when one gets a raise, they all do tags : HR , Salary Posted from Diigo . The rest of my favorite links are here.

My Bookmarks and Annotations 04/22/2009

Alexi Giannoulias - Illinois State Treasurer E-Pay complies with the Local Government Acceptance of Credit Cards Act (ILCS-345) and prevailing credit card rules and regulations. E-Pay is offered to local agencies free of charge, but payment processors may assess the following fees. tags : no_tag Posted from Diigo . The rest of my favorite links are here.

My Bookmarks and Annotations 04/17/2009

Grooveshark -- Listen to Free Music Online -- Internet Radio -- Free MP3 Streaming Free online music streaming tags : music , radio , streaming , audio , mp3 , web2.0 , search , grooveshark Posted from Diigo . The rest of my favorite links are here.