Today I found the following resources and bookmarked them on Delicious. Free Education Software A directory of free educational software for kids. Educational games, student information systems, learning management and course management. There are several kinds of software needed in a educational environment: network security and monitoring to keep the school networked and safe, grade and timetable tracking software for teachers, educational software for classes, general network clients for email [ Read More ]
How Search Works
As a trainer I like sites like this new one from Google that show you how stuff works. How Search Works goes in to a lot of detail about how search engines work. I thought it might be a useful resource for those of you who teach web ...
Open Source Options for Education
OSS Watch has published a list of open source options for education that I think might be helpful to many of you. This document presents options for open source software for use in the education sector. Some of these may have uses outside of education, but they are presented ...
Free Koha Intro Webinars
Join me for one of these free Koha introductory webinars!! Date: Thursday, January 10, 2013 Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/616892390 Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM EST Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/188146022 Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/783336894 Learn more about Koha on ByWater's What is ...
Free Intro to Koha 3.10 Webinars
It seems like just yesterday we were offering Koha 3.8 demos, but last week Koha 3.10 was released and so it’s time to start showing you what’s new! Join us for one of the following free Koha 3.10 demo webinars. We’ll cover what Koha can do for your library with ...
I wrote a little while back about a plugin for Chrome that lets you find out what WordPress theme a site is using, now I have one to find plugins! Thanks to WordPress Jedi for pointing out SpyBar for Chrome and Firefox. It helps you find out what WordPress plugins and themes a site is using. Once you install SpyBar, you will be able to analyze websites and find each [ Read More ]
Today I found the following resources and bookmarked them on Delicious. LORLS – Loughborough Online Reading List System Loughborough Online Reading List System (LORLS) is a reading/resource list management system developed by the Systems Team at Loughborough University Library and made available as open source. Canvas Canvas is a new, open-source LMS by Instructure Inc. It is released under the AGPLv3 license for use by anyone interested in learning more [ Read More ]
Join me for one of these free Koha introductory webinars!! Date: Thursday, January 10, 2013 Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/616892390 Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM EST Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/188146022 Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/783336894 Learn more about Koha on ByWater’s What is Koha? page.
Today I found the following resources and bookmarked them on Delicious. Cybera Cybera is a cyber cafe management system designed for Windows XP Pro and Windows 2000. It works on the client-server model where one computer, the server controls a group of other computers: the client workstations. Digest powered by RSS Digest
How cool is this? Magnets can do more than just heat your meals—they can power the rest of your cooking gadgets as well. The Haier Cordless Blender is the first such device to part ways with power outlets. Instead, you install a power transmitter (read: induction coil) in your kitchen counter top and place the blender on that. Via Gizmodo.
Disclaimer: I’m not a Windows user … not even a Windows fan … but this is probably of interest to some of you so I’m sharing. The other day my Dad was asking about buying a new computer. He didn’t want Windows 8 so he wanted to hurry and buy a computer soon so he could get Windows 7. It seems to be a common theme I’m seeing on the [ Read More ]
I’m not sure why you’d want to do use a content management system as a wiki – but I’m such a fan of WordPress that I thought this article on WordPress Jedi looked interesting. Many webmasters use solutions such as MediaWiki to add a Wiki section to their website. There is nothing wrong with that approach. But integrating MediaWiki with WordPress could be challenging. Besides, having to deal with a [ Read More ]
For years librarians have been trying to say that the library isn’t all about the books … and while I of course agree … I’m not sure I would go so far as to remove all books from the library – or in the case of San Antonio building a library without any books. Books, who needs ‘em? Libraries? Not anymore they don’t. The first public, bookless library is coming [ Read More ]
Today I found the following resources and bookmarked them on Delicious. Trip Tern Trip Tern is a revolutionary new way to plan your trip. Choose your city, dates and interests. And Trip Tern gives you most awesome itinerary tailor-made for you. Quizlet Simple free learning tools for students and teachers Diipo Diipo connects you the teacher with your students by making it easy to communicate with your class. Diipo also [ Read More ]