Category Archives: Web 2.0

Online Learning: Advance or Catch Up & GO!

In NC online students can graduate early, or catch up we learn about the North Carolina Virtual Public School program that allows students to take online courses, recover missing credits, earn college credit or get to college faster.  When the … Continue reading

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Google Street Views Aussie

Just like everywhere else it’s debuted, Google’s Street View Maps are creating a stir in Australia (and stir and stir).  Especially fun is the video Google’s made for the Aussie market: Useful resources on Street View and the buzz are … Continue reading

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A “Vision” of Knowledge

File this post under: “Intriguing ourselves to Death” Check the cool new mashup of Google Maps, Wikipedia and László Kozma’s programming that he calls WikipediaVision. It’s a great illustration of the changing nature of “knowledge.” WikipediaVision provides relatively realtime markers … Continue reading

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The “outsourced brain”

David Brooks’ Op-Ed piece “The Outsourced Brain” in the New York Times is a must read for educators. Beginning with a GPS goddess that gently steers the author in the right direction, Brooks goes on to invoke his use of … Continue reading

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Jimmy Wales Podcast

For those of you who haven’t heard Jimmy Wales (of Wikipedia fame) in person, the ABC radio in Australia provides a podcast of his recent presentation here. Featured on Big Ideas, May 6, 2007, you can listen to the whole … Continue reading

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