Teaching Digital Photography, from YouthLearn

YouthLearn’s fabulous site offers several tutorials on exploring and using digital photography, graphics and other visual or multimedia arts with kids.  Beginning with this tutorial on teaching digital photography and moving onto other topics, you’ll benefit from their wisdom, whether you’re just getting started or have been using photography with …

Smithsonian Images

Smithsonian Images offers an online catalog of its amazing photo collection, organized by topic, for personal and educational use. Browse or search through selected images from the Collections of the Office of Imaging and Photographic Services. Included are images from current exhibits, Smithsonian events and historic collections. Select and download …

Digital Pen and Paper near $200

Apparently, with a Livescribe smartpen and paper, you can: Listen to your class lecture by just tapping on your handwritten notes. View & listen to your notes on your PC and search by keyword. Email your written & audio notes to your classmates or study group. Translate a word or …

Edison Times 3rd Edition Now Online

The Edison Times, published by my afterschool group of 3rd, 4th and 5th graders, now has pdf’s of its third edition online. http://schools.4j.lane.edu/edison/students.htm

Afterschool and Technology

YouthLearn offers tips, model programs and a vision for using technology to advance content-rich learning through afterschool programs.

The Internet Archive

http://www.archive.org/index.php The Internet Archive is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public. By the way, the Internet Archive even includes a catalog of live Grateful Dead concerts …

Skitch is HERE – in beta

I blogged about Skitch before, but now I finally get to play with it in beta. So far, so fun! Skitch is from plasq.com – makers of Comic Life, and really cool people once you get to play or talk with them via their online forums. And they have AWESOME …

David Warlick on Web 2.0

Harnessing the New Shape of Information I am sitting in a presentation by David Warlick for TRLD 2007 in San Francisco. I’ve heard him talk about millennial children, and now I’m here to learn more about Web 2.0…  I’ve been blogging for a few months now, but I’m still trying …

The BEST Podcast

Best or not, it’s the BEST – Building Educational Success Through Technology podcast, recorded at Closing the Gap, 2006.