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Amazing animated graphic (Flash needed – sorry iPads) on the scale of cells, etc.

August 30, 2011 Leave a comment

Great interactive graphic from the U of Utah that shows the size of things (giant coffee bean off-screen to the left here; grain of salt lower right)


More Shmoop – U.S. History

August 12, 2011 Leave a comment

Shmoop really delivers a LOT across many subjects – here are the subheads for US history – lots of content including summaries, timelines, quizes, etc., for each. . .

SHMOOP! Full-on online course texts, FREE, many subjects

August 12, 2011 Leave a comment

A must to check-out. . .  here’s the opening shot of their bio text online:

Categories: Biology

Library of Congress – Teaching about September 11

August 8, 2011 Leave a comment

Great resource for history and English teachers from the Library of Congress – using L.O.C. documents, photos and other holdings to teach about the 9/11  attacks and their aftermath.


HippoCampus – A broad and deep set of resources across the curriculum

June 21, 2011 Leave a comment

Vital check out – funded by the Packard Foundation – free multimedia courses and deep resources right there, plus online collaboration tools for classrooms. PLEASE look this over.


Apple’s App Store for Education

June 15, 2011 Leave a comment

Apple’s homepage for apps that deliver media-rich resources for just about every academic subject – a must-visit as you plan your i-pad enabled courses.


The Wasteland App

June 15, 2011 Leave a comment

Nice app on T S Eliot’s great poem – tons of resource.

Many other resources – including a great solar system app – from the same publisher.