Category Archives: edutechie

Google gets its Sky On

I was excited to see today via Slashdot that Google Earth has added a Sky feature to use within the product. It allows you to take 3-D journeys through stars, constellations and galaxies. There is all sorts of potential for … Continue reading

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Women in Science

Found a nice website to compliment a Women in Science unit that we do with 4th graders. Iwaswondering.org is from the National Academy of Sciences and is designed to spark girls’ interest in Science. The site includes information about cool … Continue reading

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Bee-Bots

I got some Bee-Bots to use with Preschool and Kindergarten students this year in Computer Class. They are small bee-shaped robots that have four arrow buttons to program the bee to go from one place to the next. They were … Continue reading

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Design Squad

PBSKids has a new reality show called Design Squad that is set in the Boston area. Its goal is to get viewers excited about engineering. Eight high school contestants tackle engineering challenges for actual clients — and the person with … Continue reading

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The Great Turtle Race

The Great Turtle Race is a fun site that shows the progress of some tagged Leatherback Sea Turtles travelling from Costa Rica to the Galapagos Islands.  Right now they are 7 days into their 14 day journey.  After the race … Continue reading

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Girls and Computers

The School Computing Wiki now has a strand about Girls and Computers. Apparently girls are five times less likely than boys to consider a technology related career path. There are many links and articles about getting girls more interested in … Continue reading

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Edutechie

I added a new work related category called edutechie. Originally I tried to keep a separate blog for technology/education items, but I didn’t have the time to keep up two blogs. Pictured above is a kid using a SMARTBoard. We … Continue reading

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Rasterbator

I know it sounds nasty, but The Rasterbator is a cool online tool that allows you to upload an image and you are rewarded with a supersize printout of the image. I can’t wait to print an oversized background out … Continue reading

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Google Earth

Here is a blog called GE Lessons that focuses on using Google Earth with students.

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Other Techie Education blogs

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