Monday by the numbers

August 3, 2009

BY BILL FERRIS This week’s MBTN features an express flight to Mars, Web 2.0 project ideas, alternatives to book reports, and online sites where you can learn a new language. Read about all of it after the jump.

Random roundup: The animal kingdom

July 8, 2009

BY BILL FERRIS Summertime means fishing, camping trips, taking Junior to the zoo, and hitting the beach. All of those activities put you into contact with the wonders (or if you’re unlucky, the terrors) of the animal kingdom. July’s random … Continued

Monday by the numbers

June 29, 2009

BY BILL FERRIS This week’s MBTN features larger file attachments for Gmail users, following your favorite authors on Twitter, and how to shoot better video. Read more after the jump.

Awesome Stories: Connecting primary sources from around the web

June 2, 2009

Connecting primary sources to historical events always makes the concepts presented a little easier to understand, and seeing old-timey newspaper clippings is always nice, right? Awesome Stories has been doing just that, among other things, since 1999.

Video vocabulary with BrainyFlix

April 17, 2009

SAT/ACT vocabulary flash cards are a popular (and totally boring) way to prepare for the most standard of standardized tests. Brainyflix is a site that aims to change the way kids learn and prepare for these daunting exams. Brainyflix has … Continued

Record your screen for free with ScreenCastle

April 9, 2009

Many of us spend a lot of time showing the same things over and over to various colleagues or students. Recording your computer screen or “screencasting” is a great way to cut down on some of these repetitive tasks. The … Continued