Newspaper Map shows newspapers all over the world

February 15, 2011

Newspaper Map is an amazing overview of how news is being published — and by extension, how history is being written — by connecting literally thousands of newspapers from around the world on a single interactive map.

Build Flash-based websites for free with Wix

November 24, 2009

BY BILL FERRIS Just because you don’t know web design doesn’t mean you can’t have a nice-looking website. Wix lets you create a Flash-based website from one of their many templates, or build a site from scratch. Here’s a sample … Continued

Random roundup: Library of Congress

June 17, 2009

For this month’s random roundup, we’ve selected the Library of Congress, our nation’s storehouse of pretty much everything worth knowing. As you’d expect, a lot of great resources for teachers have been derived from the Library. See your tax dollars at work.

Watch the news from around the world

April 2, 2009

The New York Times‘ famous slogan reads, “All the News That’s Fit to Print.”‘s motto: all the news. features live streaming video feeds from TV stations all over the globe, from Scranton to Sri Lanka. It’s also got … Continued

Hey kid, why don't ya go out and take a picture?

February 11, 2009

The creative folks at Photojojo have come up with the Super-Secret Photo Projects Just for Kids! which is wittily subtitled, “Back Off, Grownups.” They have three great project/shot suggestions, Getting down low (bug’s eye-view). Using perspective to make one person … Continued