Making Games Better for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing | Designing for Disability – YouTube Video games are for everyone. But disabled people can be left out if developers don’t consider their needs. Community: Design for a Cause – … Continue reading assistive technology
A taste of Sugar on any device With Sugarizer, you can discover the Sugar Learning Platform on any device Used every day by nearly 3 million children around the world, Sugar is a leading learning platform developed for the One … Continue reading Sugarizer
Cat’s Eye: Reflective Road Marker "The Cat’s Eye invented in 1933 features reflective glass spheres set inside a rubber and cast-iron housing. Each unit is complex and dynamic, its various materials engineered to serve a variety of clever functions. The metal part of the housing protects the device while creating an audible sound when a car passes over, like Botts’ Dots. Meanwhile, a fixed rubber wiper clears off the glass when it is pushed under the road. The Cat’s Eye is also retroflective, meaning: it redirects light back toward its source with minimum scattering, optimizing visibility for cars in motion." … Continue reading Cat’s Eye: Reflective Road Marker
Physics Toolbox – a suite of apps that use the built-in sensors inside smartphones to complement the current probeware used in classrooms. –from Vieyra Software NSTA’s The Science Teacher “Turn Your Smartphone into a Science Laboratory” Individual apps are available … Continue reading physics toolbox apps
Thinking about computers in learning ideas. use the Turing test system – collects answers and eventually has enough to give a reasonable response to most questions – not just random stuff but within some predefined subject area “answers” are OERs … Continue reading computers in learning
This is a good read. We will be working with the kids on using Scratch in the coming weeks. With filtering and Flash, we only have one laptop that can be used, so there will have to be a lot of cooperation and collaboration. Stay tuned… from… How Important Is The First CS Course? In the case of computer science there are lots of fun and interesting things to teach and ways to teach them. You can use block languages like Scratch, Kodu and Alice (see lots more at block programming languages) for example. You can use turtle graphics in … Continue reading How Important Is The First CS Course?