READY TO PLAY: GAMING AT ISTE 2014 (ISTE)
As the start of the big ISTE 2014 education conference approaches, one teacher tells about her plans for what she'll be trying to see at the event in the time available ...
Ready, steady, learn
PEDIATRICIANS USE VIDEO TOOLS TO HELP CHILDREN GET READY TO READ (Joan Ganz Cooney Center)
NEW CLASSROOM POSTER ON HOW TO CRITICALLY JUDGE ONLINE CONTENT (Educational Technology and Mobile Learning)
TRANSMEDIA AND EDUCATION: HOW TRANSMEDIA IS CHANGING THE WAY WE LEARN (The Digital Shift)
STUDY FINDS TEENS USING FACEBOOK MORE (TechCrunch)
LESSONS FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS FROM GIRL SCOUTS CEO (Fast Company)
FRIENDS OF SAM
The Tau Zero Foundation
It sounds so simple - continuous acceleration at 1 g. It gets you up to fantastic speeds, but the Bussard ramjet that might have allowed it doesn't seem workable. Centauri Dreams considers the possibilities.
LINK: Deep Time: targeting another galaxy
So So So proud of my boys. They had their 5th grade moving up ceremonies tonight. Julian sang his little heart out. I sat with my future daughter in law's parents. He declared his love for "Leah with an H" and she was the class president and a nice girl. Thank GOD he has good taste! David chose not to sing the Bruno Mars song, but he didn't make faces, and so I am proud that he can show restraint.
Need bigger shirt.. but wow! My friend's Shiba Kotaro enjoys Yakatabune (Japanese houseboat) cruising!
LINK: Strolling with Kabuso
GOOGLE VIES FOR CODERS' HEARTS AND MINDS AT GOOGLE I/O (CNET)
UNREAL DIARIES: THE DAWN OF A NEW COMMUNITY (Develop)
NINTENDO WANTS A FUTURE WHERE CONSOLES AND HANDHELDS RUN THE SAME GAMES (Engadget)
GAMERS MESSED WITH THE STEAM SALE, THEN VALVE CHANGED THE RULES (Kotaku)
MAKE IT A PLACE THEY WANT TO WORK (Library Journal)
SCIENCE AND TECH
NASA OPENS EARTH SCIENCE DATA, CLOUD COMPUTING TO THE PUBLIC AS PART OF NEW CONTEST (GigaOm)
THE IDEAS ARCHIVE
'Mom Blogs' can be an easier way to promotionally reach mothers, who are likely to be the biggest influencers of their childrens' internet usage. You can also market to teens directly through other medias that they may obtain through your organization (e.g websites, publications, blogs, games, etc) you can find lists of popular mom blogs on the internet ...
READ MORE: Marketing to mothers through 'Mom Blogs'
VR AND AR
ELEVR: THE FIRST WEB VIDEO PLAYER FOR VIRTUAL REALITY (CNET)
NEW GOOGLE GLASS HEADSETS SHIP WITH MORE MEMORY, EVERYONE GETS HELP WITH PHOTOS (Engadget)
EXPLORE MINECRAFT-CREATED WESTEROS ON A VIRTUAL-REALITY TREADMILL (Mashable)
METAIO GIVES VIRTUAL REALITY LEGS, BUT IT’S NOT THE BEST FIT FOR OCULUS RIFT OR GOOGLE GLASS (VentureBeat)
OCULUS VR TO BUY DESIGN TEAM BEHIND THE XBOX 360 GAMEPAD AND KINECT, CARBON DESIGN (Engadget)
SECOND LIFE PROFESSIONAL LAND LEASING - (Sambiglyon)
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