Adobe Photoshop Express – Made You Look.
This is exciting, and very un-Adobe. It’s an online photo editing application with all the bells and whistles of a web 2.0 application. I look forward to really playing with it.
Middle School Journal – Video Games in the Middle School Classroom
This article describes “a pilot curriculum built around a commercially available video game.” Students are playing Restaurant Empire in Middle School. I hope to see more and more of this.
Arden: World of William Shakespeare
This is a “mod” of Neverwinter Nights that allows players to experience the world of William Shakespeare. It looks similar to MIT’s Revolution, a mod that recreates colonial Williamsburg.
Sojourner Truth Academy
My cousin Channa is starting a charter school in the New Orleans Recovery School District. It’s a very exciting project and I wanted to share it with you all.
Sojourner Truth – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
To save you from exhibiting the same sort of ignorance I did when asking my cousin about the name of her school, here’s some information on Sojourner Truth. What a amazing (and sobering) story.
(tags: education sojournertruth)
The Map Is Not The Territory: the changing face of the edublogosphere at dougbelshaw.com
I found myself sympathetic to Doug Belshaw’s post about the state of the edublogosphere. I got into it about the same time Doug did. I don’t long for any “good old days” but I believe that not all the changes are for the better.
YouTube – iPhone PWNED
This is very geeky, but if you long to free your iPhone, or be entertained by those that have, you might enjoy it.
The International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations » Universal Design for Living: The Next Logical Step
My committee chair and one of his other doctoral students (in the special ed department) published this article on Universal Design.
(tags: specialed universaldesign)