"Project-based learning is becoming increasingly popular as teachers look for a way to make lessons stick in the minds of their students. According to Edutopia, studies have shown that students who use project-based learning remember the material much longer and have healthier attitudes toward education."
Seven Essentials for Project-Based Learning
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Project Honey Pot is the first and only distributed system for identifying spammers and the spambots they use to scrape addresses from your website. Using the Project Honey Pot system you can install addresses that are custom-tagged to the time and IP address of a visitor to your site. If one of these addresses begins receiving email we not only can tell that the messages are spam, but also the exact moment when the address was harvested and the IP address that gathered it.
"We have all heard about project based learning, but what exactly is it? Take a look at the following useful videos that provide great explanations about project based learning."
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"A new front opens up in the smartphone battle between Google and Apple this week when the search giant's mapping technology is dropped from iPhones and iPads' Maps app when they are upgraded to the latest version of the iOS operating system."
"Through-out the year the children in KC have communicated and collaborated with KinderPals on the other side of the world. This relationship has provided an authentic purpose and audience for both classes to inquire, create and construct understanding. The children have communicated through blog comments, twitter, postal mail, Google docs and Skype."
"Anyone who has ever been in charge of a big project knows that it takes a lot of time to plan, track and analyze the progress continuously."
Educational technology has evolved from merely placing computers in classrooms to providing a full range of technology tools and resources into the grasp of all students. Today, more than ever, kids are learning at amazing speeds through multiple technology sources, from pc-based software to mobile applications. By integrating educational technology in your classroom, your students will have a better chance at learning complex subjects and retaining this information to become future successes.
When an Apple programmer’s project got canceled, he didn’t despair. He just kept sneaking into the office until the program was finished.Ron Avitzur knew his project was doomed. By the time his bosses cut the cord in August 1993, his team was actually relieved. The graphing calculator program they’d been working on for new mobile devices had finally been shelved, and they could all move on.
“The charter of Google X is to take bold risks and push the edges of technology beyond what they’ve been to where the future might be,” Sergey Brin told a small group of reporters duing demo of Project Glass. “We want you to be less of a slave to your devices. It’s been really liberating and I’m really excited to share it with all of you.”
It has been a great experience to share the learning that has happened in Parkland School Division 184 project this past year. As shared on the site, this project has been modified from the #edu180atl initiative this year that was a great way to bring students and educators together to share the learning that happens every day. Without their open sharing, we would not have been able to do this project ourselves.
A crowdfunded project by tech blogger Noah Kravitz is going to try to turn around the sclerotic business of education software. Dubbed the Tabula Project, the crowdfunded system will allow teachers to create their own lesson plans on almost any tablet without fuss or training. In short, it aims to make educational software far easier and, more important, far cheaper than it has been in the past.
Blockly is a web-based, graphical programming language. Users can drag blocks together to build an application. No typing required.
Google World Wonders Project takes images from Google Street View and make great places of the world, from Pompeii to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, available to anyone. Users can explore and navigate the area, including places not easily accessible. There are also 3D models, YouTube videos and photos of these historic sites. You can browse by topic or by your location.
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