Help students relate to history with the Age Gauge

December 22, 2010

This is a slightly odd site, to be sure, but the Age Gauge is also an interesting way to place yourself in the span of historic events. The premise is that you enter the day you were born, and the site calculates how old you were at certain moments in time.

Bring classic radio programs into your class with RadioLovers

December 20, 2010

RadioLovers has archived old radio shows from the pre-television days. Bob Hope, Groucho Marx, and Laurel and Hardy are just a few among the classic voices kept alive at this site, which features free downloads of the files in MP3 format.

Is Del.icio.us going away?

December 17, 2010

Yahoo! has stated that social-bookmarking service Del.icio.us is not shutting down, but will be sold, according to TechCrunch.

Babel with your ESL students: Babelwith.me

December 17, 2010

Babelwith.me attempts to bridge the language barrier automatically and in real time. One person creates a chatroom to share with other language learners. Each user selects their language, then the messages in the room are translated into that language.