TWIRP: The week in review post

November 26, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving from Instructify. We’ll be back on Monday. If you simply can’t stay away during the long weekend, revisit these great posts: What are you waiting for? Manage Your Time! The folks at Manage Your Time have plenty of … Continued

Keep tabs on the NC Museum of Art at Untitled

November 26, 2008

If the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh is too far for a field trip, you can still see what’s new by visiting their new blog, cleverly titled Untitled. This new blog promises “to free the reader from preconceptions … Continued

Find historic photographs from LIFE magazine

November 26, 2008

Sometimes it seems as though the main thing kids (and adults) need to learn about history is that it really happened, to real people, people not so different from us. Never in all of history has it been easier to … Continued

Create better slide shows with SlideRocket

November 25, 2008

The holidays are nearly upon us, and so is all the stress that accompanies them. I don’t just mean the stress from exploding turkey fryers or engaging in hand-to-hand combat with other holiday shoppers. I’m talking about midterms, research papers, … Continued

Students can manage their homework with Soshiku

November 24, 2008

I’ve got to be honest: one thing that bugs me (perhaps too much) about Soshiku, a brand-new web site that helps students keep track of their homework, is that it’s ad-supported. Must students constantly be marketed to while they’re trying … Continued

SUMO Paint: It'll knock you off your feet

November 24, 2008

When I think of sumo wrestlers, I don’t generally think of online image editing and paint programs. But after checking out SUMO Paint, from now on I probably will. SUMO Paint is a free online image editor and paint program … Continued

Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian

November 21, 2008

Edward S. Curtis’s The North American Indian from Northwestern University and the Library of Congress’s American Memory collection is a collection of over 2200 photographs of individuals from over 80 American Indian tribes taken by Edward Sherriff Curtis in the … Continued