Look especially at the games and videos tabs for information on educational gaming.
Cybrary Man’s Keyboarding page
Spree Learning Games
Great source for a number of education-based games.
Why French children don’t have ADHD
In the United States, at least 9% of school-aged children have been diagnosed with ADHD, and are taking pharmaceutical medications. In France, the percentage of kids diagnosed and medicated for ADHD is less than .5%. How come the epidemic of ADHD—which has become firmly established in the United States—has almost completely passed over children in France?
Using sound in the classroom
Interesting activities to encourage and improve listening.
Are You Ready for Mobile Learning? (EDUCAUSE Quarterly) | EDUCAUSE.edu
This article is a good overview of mobile learning and not just ipods and ipads.
How will 100 Mbps broadband affect teaching and learning in Ireland’s post-primary schools? | eLearning Island
Schools must regard 100Mbps Broadband not as an opportunity to do existing things faster, but to do new things altogether. These are things that some of our students are doing at home (and occasionally in school) – creating music, animations, sound, music, programming, curating, remixing – that should be given a voice and a place in our schools. this type of work will help support at least four of Hargreaves gateways: Learning to Learn, Assessment for Learning, New Technologies (ICT) and Student Voice.
.@maynard: Mentoring Is No Longer the Company’s Responsibility – The Accelerators – WSJ
Mentoring and its importance to career success
video « ICT for Teaching & Learning in Falkirk Primary Schools
“In addition to the education channels or categories within the wider YouTube and Vimeo tools, there are some sites which have been specifically set up to share videos aimed at use in an educational setting (some adding further value to the videos with related resources):”
Posted from Diigo. The rest of Diigo In Education group favorite links are here.