Category Archives: Education

National Archives Making Thousands of Images Available via Wikimedia Commons

The National Archives has uploaded thousands of images to Wikimedia Commons, making them available free of charge to the general public.  “By uploading digital content there, we make it readily available for Wikipedia editors to embed in Wikipedia articles, making them far … Continue reading

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Google plans YouTube clean-up, ready for kid customers

Originally posted on Naked Security:
Google’s so keen on getting underage advertising targets children onto its services, it’s even mulling how to clean up the swamp that is YouTube. According to a report from The Information, the data-dealing big boy…

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Creative Commons and Cultural Heritage

Originally posted on Archaeology, Museums & Outreach:
I am very pleased to present a post and resource links on Creative Commons by my colleague Jason Baird Jackson.  More and more cultural heritage professionals and students are faced with questions about…

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Can you use this picture?

Originally posted on History Tech:
In the brave, new world of social media, mashups, and instant information, it becomes very easy to intentionally or unintentionally use the intellectual property of others inappropriately. Wouldn’t it be nice to have some sort…

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Walk the Ocean Floor with Google Maps Street View

In a project sponsored by Google and Catlin Seaview Survey, Google Maps now offers “Street View” of the Ocean Floor. A majority of the images have been collected off the coast of Australia and the Caribbean. Scientists in America will be … Continue reading

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NPR Releases “NPR One” a Channel Curated for You

I’ve been enjoying the last week listening to NPR One, an app from public radio that gives you a personalized channel. Now I can listen to local news or my favorite shows (Planet Money, This American Life, and more) right … Continue reading

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Fly Through Pyongyang North Korea with This Amazing Video!

Vimeo highlighted this amazing video that includes a fly through of Pyongyan, the capital of North Korea. Enter Pyongyang from JT Singh on Vimeo. This video is the single most significant multi-­media contribution to transcending clichés about North Korea as … Continue reading

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5 Ways to use Google Presentations NOT as Presentations

This is reblogged from my post on Edudemic. It is a part of my Google Drive series that includes “10 Things Every Teacher Should be able to do on Google Docs” and “5 Time Saving Ways Teachers can use Google Forms“ … Continue reading

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5 Time Saving Ways Teachers can use Google Forms

This is reblogged from my original post at Edudemic. It is part of my Google Drive series which includes “10 Things Every Teacher Should be able to do on Google Docs.” One of my favorite features of Google Drive is … Continue reading

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SAMR Swimming Lessons

Originally posted on Hooked On Innovation:
You want me to do what with technology? I’ve received lots of great feedback on my SAMR Swimming Pool analogy (Taking a Dip in the SAMR Swimming Pool).  This was an idea originated by…

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