CMPC shipping in volume

Posted by: | March 30, 2009 | Comments Off on CMPC shipping in volume

This is of dual importance to me: I’m helping build the Classmate PC interface … and I’m currently doing a project about technology-enhanced learning environments in the developing world. The CMPC is starting to ship in volume. Trials are beginning all around the world: Intel also plans to run Intel-powered classmate PC pilot programs in […]

Aging resources

Posted by: | March 23, 2009 | Comments Off on Aging resources

It’s always disappointing and a bit sad to go to a resource and find out it’s a legacy site … either forgotten or very infrequently updated. WhaleNet looks like it was designed in 1995. It still has a “works best in Navigator” link, which of course takes you to the site of a company which […]


Posted by: | March 21, 2009 | Comments Off on NetLogo

I’m checking out NetLogo, from Northwestern university. It’s free software that allows you to do simple programming that can result in startlingly complex visual models. The creators call it “a cross-platform multi-agent programmable modeling environment.” It somewhat reminds me of the The Game of Life, which you can play in Mathematica from Wolfram Software. That’s […]

OmniGraffle for math & science concept development

Posted by: | March 18, 2009 | Comments Off on OmniGraffle for math & science concept development

OmniGraffle is a wonderful application that can be used in a lot of ways, but primarily for mind and processing mapping. In my work as COO of my company, I primarily use OmniGraffle for concept mapping and visualization. It helps me understand how the pieces fit together. But I also play a role as a […]

WISE – Web-based Inquiry Science Environment

Posted by: | March 3, 2009 | Comments Off on WISE – Web-based Inquiry Science Environment

I am really liking WISE. A Berkeley project, the Web-based Inquiry Science Environment is a … … simple yet powerful learning environment where students examine real world evidence and analyze current scientific controversies. Our curriculum projects are designed to meet standards and complement your current science curriculum, and your grade 5-12 students will find them […]

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