Greetings K-12 Newsletter Subscribers, Hope you all had a wonderful holiday.FYI: Santa brought me a X0 Laptop - you know . . . it's the $100.00 laptop that the mit media lab developed for the poor children of the world. I share it with you, see post #7.
Remember that all this has already been posted to the Educational CyberPlayGround Blog.
http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/ I just clicked on K-12 Newsletters category and they all just pop up. Happy New Year! <Karen> 1) Saturday, January 05, 2008<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/01/05/Educational+CyberPlayGround+K12+Newsletter+Science+News+And+Education+Resources.aspx>Educational CyberPlayGround K-12 Newsletter: Science, News, and Education Resources. Kudos to the NJEA Review Web widgets increase student engagement. W00t word and the language it comes from. Clustering Search Engines, K-12 Science. Sears exposes customer information via its web site. National Archives of Ireland 1911 Census. XO 1LPC, G1G1 Negreponte and Intel part ways. IWWIW Turn off the TV. Kids virtual worlds.
2) Friday, January 04, 2008<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/01/04/Database+Examines+State+Virtual+High+Schools.aspx>Database examines state virtual high schools. High School Level Accountability, high school reform, virtual schools reports and databases.
<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/01/04/Educatonal+CyberPlayGround+K12+And+NetHappenings+Newsletter+TL+INFOBITS.aspx>Educatonal CyberPlayGround K-12 and NetHappenings Newsletter - TL INFOBITS TL INFOBITS December 2007 - Searchable Video Lectures, Online Group Learning Problems and Solutions, Papers on Online Research, Writing, and Citation Practices, Resources from the 2007 EDUCAUSE Conference, Recommended Reading
<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/01/04/Educatonal+CyberPlayGround+K12+Newsletter+EDInfo.aspx>Educatonal CyberPlayGround K-12 Newsletter - EDInfo [EDInfo] Notices Inviting Applications (January 4, 2008)Recent grant opportunities from the U.S. Department of Education (ED) include... * Early Reading First Program -- CFDA# 84.359A and B * Grants to Reduce Alcohol Abuse -- CFDA# 84.184A
3) Thursday, January 03, 2008<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/01/03/Educational+CyberPlayGround+K12+Newsletter+Jan+3.aspx>Educational CyberPlayGround K-12 Newsletter Jan 3
4) Wednesday, January 02, 2008<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/01/02/Jan+2+2008+K12+Newsletter+From+The+Educational+CyberPlayGround.aspx>Jan. 2 2008 K-12 Newsletter from the Educational CyberPlayGround Oral Culture, Story Telling, Social Networking Scholarship, First Nation, and Computer Information History.
<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/01/02/Do+Not+Allow+Google+To+Spy+On+You.aspx>Do not allow Google to Spy On You
TIP: USE SCROOGLE TO PROTECT YOUR PRIVACY. Stop using Google directly.<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/01/02/The+Legacy+Preservation+Library.aspx>The Legacy Preservation Library This site is dedicated to the Preservation of the Legacy handed down to us by our forefathers! The Library is working to preserve this historic heritage whether in written, photographic, printed or hand-written form.
<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/01/02/Michaelangelos+Art+Is+In+The+Public+Domain+Strike+That.aspx>Michaelangelo's art is in the public domain, strike that. You can't take a picture of the sistine chapel cause you are stealing art! Disgusting.
5) Tuesday, January 01, 2008<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2008/01/01/Mummers+New+Year+Day+Parade+And+Philadelphia+History+Happy+New+Year+2008.aspx>Mummers New Year Day Parade and Philadelphia History - Happy New Year 2008 Sight See: Mummers Parade, Tradition and History in Philadelphia, PA. alive and well can still be seen every January 1ST. Learn more about the European-American masking traditions and community morality.
<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2007/12/24/XO+Laptop+Review+Some+Disappointments.aspx>XO Laptop Review some Disappointments
6) Sunday, December 23, 2007<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2007/12/23/The+Texas+Media+Awards+Deadline+Jan+18+2008.aspx>The Texas Media Awards deadline Jan 18 2008 amateur media production and its importance in life-long learning. Since 1988, it has been an annual, statewide event open to school-aged Texas residents.
7) Saturday, December 22, 2007<http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/2007/12/22/I+Got+My+XO+Laptop+Today.aspx>I got my XO laptop today.
XO laptop delivered today - see it fresh out of the box!