Monthly Archives: April 2008

Adopting Blogfolios in Teacher Education

Performance-based portfolios have increasingly become popular in education. They offer numerous benefits: a) fostering self-assessment and reflection, b) providing personal satisfaction and renewal, c) providing tools for empowerment, d) promoting collaboration, and e) offering a holistic approach to assessment. Many … Continue reading

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Footnote is a unique place where original historical documents are combined with social networking to create an interesting experience involving the stories of the past. The collections feature documents relating to the Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI, WWII, U.S. … Continue reading

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ADrive Offers 50GB of Online Storage For Free

For those of you who are teachers and students and have limited disk space to keep all of your files (music, video, photos, documents, and other files) on your computer or server, ADrive could me your best solution.  You can … Continue reading

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Social Networking Research in UK

Two weeks ago, the Office of Communications in the U.K. published an 80-page report, Social Networking: A quantitative and qualitative research report into attitudes, behaviours and use. The report draws on numerous qualitative and quantitative research studies conducted in UK … Continue reading

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