ⓔ wttr.in is a neat little weather service

  When you visit wttr.in, you get a nice console looking weather display. The site tries to geolocate your position from your IP address, but for some reason it brings up Kenton, United Kingdom for me. You can place a zip or locate in the address and it will pull that location’s weather. A neat […]

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ⓔ Polling added to Google Classroom

  You can now add questions to Google Classroom for quick polls. There are two answer types, short answer and multiple choice. As it is for polling, there isn’t any option for automatic feedback with the correct answer. Unfortunately, Google still hasn’t added any sort of organizational tool to group items in the classroom or […]

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Sharing: The Real Value of Computer Science {via @mraspinall}

  The Real Value of Computer Science Providing students with open ended opportunities to think critically (with or without coding) creates problem solvers and independence, both of which are required skills for today’s industry. Experts have branded a set of skills as “21 Century Competencies” which include computational thinking. Coding also supports spatial sense and […]

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Sharing: Is Google teaching us anything? {via @josepicardoSHS}

  Is Google teaching us anything? – Shooting Azimuths In his book The Shallows, Nicholas Carr suggests that the internet is making us dumber. Carr finds that the vast amount of hyperlinked information available on the internet means that depth of knowledge has given way to shallowness. Casually disregarding the internet’s arguably most significant feature, […]

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ⓔ iCab Mobile is my new favorite browser on my iPhone

  Browsers for iOS devices seem to proliferate like so many tribbles, but since they are bound by Apple’s rules, their performance is basically the same. It’s the features that differentiate them. After reading A Few Nice iCab Tricks for 2016, I abruptly spent my $1.99 for iCab Mobile and have been a happy camper ever […]

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