Tag: Headlines

ProfCast – Welcome to ProfCast

Are you on a Mac with OS X and would like an easy way to publish a podcast of presentations? Check out ProfCast. ProfCast is the ideal tool for recording and publishing your live Keynote or PowerPoint presentation. All elements of your presentation, including slide timing and voice narration, are recorded. You can then publish your complete presentation on the… Read more →

The Science of Star Trek

A very cool article descibing what is possible and what isn’t possible in Star Trek: So, what are the features of Star Trek that a person interested in science can enjoy without guilt, and what features rightly tick off those persnickety critics? Well, many of the star systems mentioned on the show, such as Wolf 359, really do exist. Usually,… Read more →

Free math materials for students, teachers, and parents

There are free resources for students, teachers, and parents over at Math Goodies. Math Goodies is a free math help site featuring interactive lessons, puzzles and worksheets. We have provided free homework help since 1999! There are more than 400 pages of activities for students, educators and parents. They also offer a CD with even more activities for use offline. Read more →

Can Wikipedia can be saved for our schools?

Andy Carvin on his blog presents a case for Turning Wikipedia into an Asset for Schools. Instead of blindly following what’s in Wikipedia, use it to present “teachers with an excellent authentic learning activity in which students can demonstrate their skills as scholars”: […]Take a group of fifth grade students and break them into groups, with each group picking a… Read more →

Google Earth – Available for the Mac or PC

Google Earth, a free application, allows the user to view in 3D places around the world. Want to know more about a specific location? Dive right in — Google Earth combines satellite imagery, maps and the power of Google Search to put the world’s geographic information at your fingertips. Read more →

The Amazing Flash Card Machine – Online Flash Cards

Create online flashcards with The Amazing Flash Card Machine – Online Flash Cards: Welcome to The Amazing Flash Card Machine, an interactive web application that allows the user to create interactive web-based study flash cards. Students! Create flash cards to help you study for your next exam. Make them publicly available, and your classmates can study from the same set.… Read more →