Monthly Archive: October 2008

SMART Table

SMART Technologies has developed an interactive and collaborative table. Eye-candy design and interaction or is there more to it? Let’s see what it comes with and if it can retain attention besides initial interest…

Peanut Butter Wiki

There are many wiki engines out there, see Wikimatrix’s comparison tool. Some have corporate-geared features and storage space, others are more appealing to school educators and students. Some are engines for people willing to…

Eee PC

The Eee PC has been out since October 2007 but hasn’t gained much press coverage (at least I hadn’t heard about it until recently, and I ALWAYS try to stay in the loop of…

Crowdsourcing (and) Learning

Many companies, educators and students already use tools such as blogs, wikis, Google Docs, DimDim and other collaborative tools to co-create materials and learn collaboratively. However, these normally involve a small group of people…

A Virtual Forbidden City

Not forbidden (you are allowed to explore it), is the interactive virtual replica of the ancient Chinese Forbidden City that has been released by IBM after a few years of development. Great environment for…

OneSentence – Stories Told in One Sentence

I came across this interesting website called OneSentence¬†which, differently from microblogs like Twitter that has users post so many meaningless updates most of the time, lets users share stories in once sentence only. Would…

Learner vs Participant

The term learner bears a sense of a passive individual that is merely a receptacle for Instruction and information. In light of this assumption, one would presume that another word or another view of…