Use Google Sites to Build Your Own Digital Learning Hub TL;DR version: As your create and curate your digital identity and online educational brand, consider using Google Sites as your digital learning hub. This allows you to have one place online that you use to include any & all content you want your students to use. In a previous set of blog posts I detailed my own learning and reflections as a result of facilitating and presenting at the MA New Literacies Institute. One of my final revelations is that we’re at the point where educators should not only be creating and curating their online brand, but that this should be supplemented with your own learning management system (LMS).
Map Stack / Edit Map Stack stamen Sorry, we only allow 5 layers. Tiles by Stamen Design, under CC-BY 3.0. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors, under CC-BY-SA. Embed Audio with Google Drive - cRolson.net By Chad Olson | June 29, 2014 | Category Tutorials In this tutorial I will be showing you how to use Google Drive to host and embed audio for your blog. The first thing you will need is a Google Account. I am assuming you already know how to add folders and files to Google Drive. TellMyCity The mapping module allows me to have at any time a comprehensive view of applications on my city and to measure changesMayor, City of 72000 citizens Maps All requests automatically feed our mapping and statistical analysis tools. It is thus possible to analyze requests based on their category, from the date of reporting, their neighborhood, etc.
HTML Link Generator Use the following HTML link generator to create a link for your website. In HTML, links (also known as "hyperlinks") are created using the <a> tag. This is often referred to as the "anchor" tag. The link code generator below automatically creates this tag, as well as the relevant CSS for any customization. Customizing The HTML
The History of Barcelona, in 26 Interactive Maps It’s now possible to flip through the key chapters of Barcelona’s life as a city, through the The Historic Charter of Barcelona. This is a new interactive mapping project tracking the history of the capital of Spain’s Catalonia region from 150 A.D. to 2010, created by an urban-planning and data-viz collective called 300.000 Km/s (whose projects we’ve written about in the past). From the press release: The Historic Charter of Barcelona is a pioneering tool in the research and dissemination of urban history, making Barcelona the first city in the world to have a tool of this complexity. The Historic Charter is a document aiming to study the history but also to explain it: a tool to think the future by understanding the past.
How to do a SWOT analysis using a mind map A SWOT analysis is a popular business planning tool that is used to determine an organization’s current Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and the Threats it faces – hence the SWOT moniker. A mind map is a terrific tool to perform this type of analysis, because it can capture so much information in a compact space. It also enables you to see connections between disparate pieces of information. The SWOT analysis above was created by Michael Deutch at Mindjet, and it is located on BiggerPlate.com, an online community for sharing MindManager maps. Links In HTML, links (also known as "Hyperlinks") are what enables visitors to click through to another web page (or other URL). The visitor usually clicks on linked text or a linked image and that's what triggers the loading of the linked document. To create a link in HTML, you use the HTML <a> tag, also known as the "anchor" tag. The anchor tag is represented by the letter "a". Therefore, the syntax goes something like this <a href="...some URL...">anchor text</a>.
Watch_Dogs WeAreData In the video game Watch_Dogs, the city of Chicago is run by a Central Operating System (CTOS). This system uses data to manage the entire city and to solve complex problems,such as traffic,crime, power distribution and more... This is not fiction anymore. Smart cities are real, it’s happening now. Huge amounts of data are collected and managed every day in our modern cities, and this data is available to anyone. 4 free tools for making your own maps Most of us are very familiar with Google Maps, Google Earth, Google Tour Builder, and ArcGIS. Awesome tools all. But there are other tools out there to help you and your kids create and share maps. They may not have the same cache and brand name awareness but these types of tools can be very handy. Play with them a bit and run them by your kids. You may be surprised.