Selected Internet Resources –Government Resources for Science Images
Online image databases for science topics. These are government sources and therefore mostly public domain.
US Federal Government Public Domain Images – Primarily Photos
Databases of images from the US government–most are public domain
Dave’s Whiteboard » Blog Archive » When you need incompetence fast – Annotated
Summary of a model for creating incompetence–i.e., what NOT to do
- Don’t let people know how well they’re performing.
- Give people misleading information about how well they’re performing.
- Hide from people what’s expected of them.
- Give people little or no guidance about how to perform well.
Declutter your office or you will get fat | Janet Clarey
Discussion of decluttering physical and virtual spaces to avoid feeling buried and lost and improve productivity. You need a vision of what you want, then you can get rid of the physical/virtual/mental clutter that doesn’t help you reach that goal.
Top News – Tech encourages students’ social skills – Annotated
Using technology with kindergarteners and first graders to support social constructivist learning. Registration required to read the whole article.
Well-integrated technology opens social networks for students and allows children to develop key social skills, according to two recent studies conducted by researchers at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Calendar of events for educators in Second Life
Free online professional development course for community college instructors from WGBH & the League of Innovation. You can follow a linear path or skip around to the parts you want. Content includes diversity, active learning, technology, and assessment.