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.

Podcasts made easy with Vocaroo

April 15, 2010

BY KEVIN HODGSON If you have a microphone, even a cheap one, and access to the Internet, then you can create a simple podcast. Vocaroo is one such site designed for simplicity. You plug in a microphone, click the green … Continued

Videos from the Googleplex

June 16, 2009

Videos from the Googleplex BY BILL FERRIS Google is renowned as one of the most remarkable companies in the world. Their search engine, maps, docs, the Android phone platform, are revolutionizing the way information is found, communicated and used. As … Continued

Monday by the numbers

June 15, 2009

This week’s MBTN features the art of persuasion, common literary references, and $125,000-a-year teachers. More after the jump.

Tuesday by the numbers

May 26, 2009

Six Ways to Transform your Presentation I’m still learning the whole presentation thing. I’ve probably made every classic presentation mistake, from mumbling to mistaking my PowerPoint slide show for an outline. Stepcase Lifehack has a great list of presentation tips … Continued

The art of the argument: Debatepedia

August 6, 2008

Everyone’s got opinions. If you’ve ever visited an online message board, though, you know not everyone knows how to express or defend those opinions in a compelling, or sometimes, even logical manner. Learning debating skills will serve students well no … Continued

Special ed [heart] Jott

July 15, 2008

You may already know about Jott, a fantastic cell phone service that will convert your voice to text. You may have wondered, “how is this useful for me besides giving me another way to make a shopping or to-do list?” … Continued

Can You Read the Words Coming Out of My Screen?

March 18, 2008

ReadTheWords.com is a great text-to-speech site that allows users to upload or copy and paste just about any text and have it read aloud by one of several computery voices. You have to create a free account in order to … Continued