Install Linux kernel 3.14.13 in Ubuntu 14.04 ITworld.com July 22, 2014, 1:11 PM — Linux kernel 3.14.13 has been released. You can view a full list of changes in kernel 3.14.13 in the LKML.org thread announcement of the new kernel.
Gerard Jensen's insight:
Planning on going Ubuntu all the way? Check out what has been tried and tested - and what works and/or doesn't work so far...
It is often difficult to explain what Creative Commons licensing is to students and teachers - this short film does a pretty good job of presenting the facts (Explaining Creative Commons Licensing in a simple way @scoopit
Gerard Jensen's insight:
So how does a creative commons license protect your work, while giving the freedom to use it to others? Check it out in this great video...
Creative Commons License to Apply to All De Gruyter Open Access Content EContent (press release) Effective immediately De Gruyter and Versita will be publishing all Open Access content under the uniform application of Creative Commons license CC...
Information Technology is a detailed, complicated, and intensive field. At the same time, it can also be very rewarding and enjoyable. IT is fun! I have taught courses at Globe University to prepare students for employment in ...
The Guardian (blog) There is room for both computing and ICT in schools The Guardian (blog) After Michael Gove's speech at BETT last year I wrote my first ever Guardian Teacher Network article, entitled Is Gove washing his hands of ICT.
"Course Builder is our experimental first step in the world of online education. It packages the software and technology we used to build our Power Searching with Google online course. We hope you will use it to create your own online courses, whether they're for 10 students or 100,000 students. You might want to create anything from an entire high school or university offering to a short how-to course on your favorite topic."
Power (to educate) for the masses? I like the idea of that.
As digital technologies become daily staples in both our personal and professional lives, there's been much discussion among educators and community leaders as to whether these devices and innovations could in some way be accountable for shifts in...
mediabistro.com Wattpad Expands Creative Commons Options Enabling Fan Fiction mediabistro.com wattpadmobile304 Digital writing community Wattpad is making it easier for writers to make their work available to be the basis of fan fiction.
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog) To MOOC or Not to MOOC Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog) At that time, information technology was depicted as part of a revolution: Marxist rhetoric had been appropriated by...
Whether you can't live without that one Windows app or you just want to try out a new Linux distro, virtualization is a great way to go. Our favorite virtualization app for Linux is the free, powerful VirtualBox.
Gone are the days when planning and thinking were done mainly by pen and paper.Technology have made it pretty much easier to think in different other ways. Free mind mapping , brainstorming and concept mapping applications are ubiquitous online and more and more teachers are using them . The 21st century education is based , on a large part of it, on the visual output.
The benefits of graphic organizers in education
- Teachers can use graphic organizers to engage visual learners and help them organize their thoughts
- Graphic organizers help students make powerful connections between ideas and concepts
- They help students develop their convergent thinking by providing a framework for the development of new ideas through analysis, reflection and display.
- They also help students promote their divergent thinking by using such techniques as brianstorming to generate ideas.
- They can be used for developing vocabulary skills and improve reading, writing and communication skills.
- Students can easily learn new concepts and think in new novel ways using graphic organizers
- They help students focus on connections rather than words
- Finally , graphic organizers can help both teachers and students develop creative and critical thinking skills.
An absolutely brilliant tool to get feedback from a truly broad audience - even if they do not have a fancy computer and only a phone with web access. Requesting feedback has just become so much easier...