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Top 20 Websites No Teacher Should Start the 2010-2011 Year Without. I have to tell you that it was a tough call to make these decisions, especially when we’re talking every teacher no matter what grade level or subject, but I hope that you find a couple of gems to put away in your virtual treasure box.

Top 20 Websites No Teacher Should Start the 2010-2011 Year Without

You may have others you’d like to add to the list. Please post them in the comments for all of us to explore. Best Online Research Apps/Sites You've Never Heard Of. Is it possible to conduct research without Google?

Best Online Research Apps/Sites You've Never Heard Of

YES! In fact, it’s NECESSARY for college-level research. Google and other Internet search engines are great tools for researching the basics of any subject. TED: Ideas worth spreading. 20 Incredible TED Talks for Both Music Students and Lovers. David Byrne: How architecture helped music evolve: David Byrne is so cool he could power a room full of cryogenic pods just by staring at them.

20 Incredible TED Talks for Both Music Students and Lovers

Here, he channels his impressive experiences playing everywhere from CBGB and Tootsie's to Carnegie Hall and Disney Hall to discuss the impact that architecture held over his compositions. Everything had to be written to suit the challenges of a specific space, and Byrne broadens his observations to encompass the whole of music history. He even points out similarities between this phenomenon and similar concepts found in nature, using sparrows and tanagers as an example.Adam Sadowsky engineers a viral music video: Emerging technologies and social media have changed the face of music forever, and bands such as OK Go discovered creative ways to yield the internet as a promotional tool. Even those who don't much enjoy their music still appreciate the imagination and painstaking detail that goes into their viral videos.

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100 Websites You Should Know and Use. Cities Mobility in its many forms: Inspiring words from the TEDCity2.0 Salon By Kate Torgovnick May and Thu-Huong Ha In the past 30 years, 300 million people in China have left rural areas and moved to cities.

100 Websites You Should Know and Use

Which means that a lot of thinking about the future of cities is happening here. NPR : National Public Radio : News & Analysis, World, US, Music & Arts. Encyclopedia.com: Get facts, articles, pictures, video. Dictionary, Encyclopedia and Thesaurus - The Free Dictionary.