classroom2dot0 » Local Workshops
Steve Hargadon has organized some local workshops for educators in the San Francisco area, sponsored by wikispaces. Check it out if you’re in the area… and consider hosting others if you’re elsewhere.
School Tycoon – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This game allows the player to create and run a school. I’m interested seeing how the system we all work with is simulated… and trying to sus out some of the underlying assumptions that drive the model.
I’ve seen this before, but @MBAmom on twitter pointed it out to me again this morning for use in a workshop about data analysis. It added some much needed humor to the session… and provided the admins with a cool they could use. :)
Fluid – Free Site Specific Browser for Mac OS X Leopard
Someone tweeted this earlier and I’m using it now: “Create site specific browsers (SSBs) to run each of your favorite webapps as a separate desktop application.”
FOX Broadcasting Company: Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
I was looking forward to this show, but it’s even more well done than I hoped. They use many of Freeman’s deepening and interesting techniques. It’s not for the squeamish, though.
Coveritlive: Live Blogging Tool – timlauer.org
This looks very cool, and I’m linking to Tim Lauer’s post because it’s easier to get the gist of it there than on the product’s website.
(tags: blogging tools)