XO-3 concept design is here! | One Laptop per Child
"XO-3 concept design is here!
December 24, 2009 at 9:48 am · Filed under Laptop, OLPC, XO by lynn
The XO-3: it’s designed to be thin, sleek, and touch, while continuing to lower power, cost, and material waste. We’ve been anticipating the new designs for a while, and now they’ve arrived! As announced in Tuesday’s press release, after our upcoming releases of our 1.5 and 1.75 models next year, we are looking at the XO-3, a thin touchscreen tablet."
"What are the commercial games that can be used in an educational context?
How are these games used?
Can we or our students design literacy and numeracy games that can be plyed on these platforms? What do they look like?"
Choose a Showcase - Innovations Showcase - DOE
ICT Showcase, Australia
Teaching Students about Privacy (or the lack of) on the Internet | ISTE Connects - Educational Technology
"Social networks can provide amazing learning opportunities for students, and so as social media increasingly becomes a large part of school and everyday life, educators have a responsibility to educate students about what is appropriate behavior online."
ISTE Books | Safe Practices for Life Online: A Guide for Middle & HS
Junior Achievement - Educating youth on business, economics, and succeeding in a global economy
"JA Worldwide is a partnership between the business community, educators and volunteers — all working together to inspire young people to dream big and reach their potential. JA’s hands-on, experiential programs teach the key concepts of work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy to young people all over the world."
FSI Language Courses - Chinese
"This course is designed to give a practical command of spoken Standard Chinese. Nine situational modules form the core of the course. Each core module consists of tapes, a student textbook, and a workbook. In addition to the core modules, there is a resource module and eight optional modules. "
Learning on Your Terms® » Praxis Language Ltd
"Making Language Learning More Convenient
With the explosive growth of ChinesePod, Praxis Language has led the field of mobile language learning with a unique combination of audio lesson podcasts, web & mobile study tools and speaking practice with live teachers."
Free Language | Lessons, Podcasts, Courses, Audio, Video, Articles, Study, Learn, Teach, Translation, Children/Kids, Teens, Adults
Language Learning with Livemocha | Learn a Language Online - Free!
"Livemocha blends engaging online lessons and the world's largest language learning community to create the most natural way to learn a language."
World change starts with educated children!
Organisation that provides books and schools in many countries
"The Biggest Technology Flops of the Decade
by David Lagesse
Tuesday, December 22, 2009provided byUSNews.com
The new millennium was born amid an Internet bubble that soon burst, not a good omen for the technology industry. The sector rallied, however, and continued to produce a remarkable run of new gadgets.
But it had more than its share of flops, as well. Here are the 10 biggest debacles of the decade:"
Mobile Tech That Stole the Decade
"If the '90s were the Internet era, maybe the '00s were the mobile decade. Technology packed ever more power into ever smaller devices, putting portable electronics at the leading edge of innovation this decade.
Click here to find out more!
* Tech Gifts for the Holidays
* 7 Myths About Windows 7
* The Best of What's New in Windows 7
Shrinking tech unshackled the Web from PCs, PCs grew small enough for a clutch purse, and high-quality cameras fit comfortably in a hip pocket. Even video games, once the hypnotizer of only the young and pudgy, were unchained for a new form of freewheeling, arm-flinging family fun.
With freedom of movement in mind, here are the top tech innovations of 2000–2009:"
Have you seen Avatar yet? Why not learn the language!
Exploring this online tool as an option for my school to get organised.
There is Such a Thing as a Free Lunch: 8 Free and Easy Ways to Begin Educating Innovatively
Great blog post by Lisa Nielsen reminding me yet again that education does not need to be expensive and 'budget heavy'. Web 2.0 and a decent connection to the Internet along with wise choices for tools can transform a school.
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.
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