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EPT 015 – Kory Graham @tritonkory Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: iTunes | | Kory Graham has a ton of experience (20+ years) working with kids in grades K-6 and she is just a very lovely person all around! In this interview we delve into Kory’s twitter profile pic, her Kindergarteners 100th day preparations, Skype calls with twitter friends from around the globe (including EPT guest Jordan Lanfair) and much much more… Burst of knowledge round: Project Based Learning By Wayne D'Orio Here’s a riddle: Imagine there is a learning technique proven effective through 100 years of use that is now enhanced by the power of today’s technology. Imagine it can excite learners to continue their work well past the parameters of the school day. What is it, and would every school in the country do it? It is project-based learning, and the answer is yes, and no.
A better Photoshop grid for responsive web design Posted on 20 January 2012 • 90 comments In making the move to responsive web design, one of the potential hurdles is the rather awkward maths for calculating the percentage-based widths necessary for fluid layouts. If, for example, you’re designing with a 960px grid in Photoshop and you have six columns, each 140px wide, you divide 140 by 960 to get your percentage-based width: 14.583333%. Now, I don’t know about you, but numbers like that look a little scary.