Category Archives: Media

Google Instant Music Videos

No doubt you’ve seen the new Google Instant search feature by now, where Google not only tries to anticipate what you’re going to type, but also changes your search results as you type. (I assume I’m not the only one … Continue reading

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Netvibes as a Research Organizer

If you haven’t considered using  Netvibes as a tool to help student’s organize their research resources, take a look at these examples created by 10th grade students working on Veterans’ issues research projects.  Alex’s page & Jovi’s page are  both … Continue reading

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AudioBoo & Vocaroo & Google Earth

This morning I saw a tweet that led me to a wiki that mentioned a blog post that answered a question I didn’t realize I had – yet! The question was how to add audio to placemarks in Google Earth. … Continue reading

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Free audiobook short stories, kids songs and Kahuna Reef video game!

Thanks to Rachel Singer Gordon’s Mashup Mom, I scored some fun freebies today. And you can too! From  Freebies on Friday, 4/24/09 Free Big Kahuna Reef game download from Amazon.com Get the Walking Oliver Sampler — 5 free kids songs … Continue reading

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Poetry, photography & flickr

The Academy of American Poets Free Verse project on Flickr. Inspired by the 2009 National Poetry Month poster design, the Academy of American Poets invites you to capture and share your own ephemeral bits of verse. Write lines from a … Continue reading

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Archival photos, civil war music, great slide show

Kris Abery (CT State Library) did a great slide show today for their CT 23 things project. Photos from the CT State Archives, Civil War music from the Digital History project and Microsoft Photostory to put it all together. Then … Continue reading

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