These are my Jumptags for March 3rd

These are my Jumptags for March 2nd

These are my Jumptags for February 26th through February 28th:

  • Small Pieces Loosely Joined for Kids – “Small Pieces Loosely Joined” tries to explain what is truly important about the Web. This kids versions is usedul for grades 6, 7 or 8.
  • RSS Feed for Printables for Kids – Free word search puzzles, coloring pages, and other activities
  • Printables4Kids – Printables for Kids features FREE printable activities for preschool and school age children including word searches, mazes, puzzles, coloring pages, ad libs, word scrambles and other educational worksheets.
  • PQDT Open – PQDT Open provides the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge. The authors of these dissertations and theses have opted to publish as open access and make their research available for free on the open Web. Open Access Publis…

These are my Jumptags for February 24th through February 25th:

These are my Jumptags for February 20th through February 23rd:

  • 10 Principles Of Effective Web Design – Usability and the utility, not the visual design, determine the success or failure of a web-site. Since the visitor of the page is the only person who clicks the mouse and therefore decides everything, user-centric
  • 10 Useful Techniques To Improve Your User Interface Designs – Web design consists, for the most part, of interface design. There are many techniques involved in crafting beautiful and functional interfaces. Here's my collection of 10 that I think you'll find useful
  • Aviary – Raven – Use Raven to create fully scalable vector art appropriate for logos or tee shirt designs. You won't find a similar tool on the web.
  • F-Shaped Pattern For Reading Web Content – Eyetracking visualizations show that users often read Web pages in an F-shaped pattern: two horizontal stripes followed by a vertical stripe.

These are my Jumptags for February 20th

  • ClickHeat – ClickHeat is a visual heatmap of clicks on a HTML page, showing hot and cold click zones. Requires Javascript on the client to track clicks, PHP and GD on the server to log clicks and generate the heatmap.
  • 5 Heat Map Tracking Tools to Watch What Your Visitors Do – Supplement your analytics with some cool visuals from online heatmap tracking tools.
  • HOW TO: Make Firefox Your Productivity Machine – Learn about some of the greatest productivity bits that the Firefox browser has to offer. You may be surprised that many of these don't even require an extension!

These are my Jumptags for February 19th

  • Cogs For Blogs – A directory of Web 2.0 tools and tutorials on how to use them. Good stuff.
  • Google Spreadsheets Data Validation – Google Spreadsheets has a new feature for cell validation. It will check data within a cell to see if it matches certain criteria, such as email or URL.
  • Quick-UX. Quick Heuristics for User eXperience – Quick heuristics that consider usability, usefulness and desirability.
  • Six ways to make Web 2.0 work – Six ways to make Web 2.0 work. A Application Management Feature Article about Six ways Web 2.0 work by The McKinsey Quarterly. Free registration for most Business Technology Application Management articles. Web 2.0 tools opportunities, and how to u…

These are my Jumptags for February 18th

  • Snapter – Turn photos into PDFs.
  • Education – Change.org: Tutorial: Two Uses of Technology to Improve Literacy and Critical Thinking – I’m still thinking about that UCLA research saying “technology in the classroom damages literacy and critical thinking.” I’m still thinking it’s behind the times, in its framing of technology as “…
  • Education | Diigo – Diigo is offering special premium accounts to k-12 and higher education faculty.
  • Assessment Strategies – Assessment strategies for gauging student needs, encouraging self direction and collaboration, monitoring progress, checking understanding and demonstrating understanding.
  • Lessons from the art of storyboarding – Here is a good short video reviewing the art of the storyboard as it’s used in story development and production in the motion picture industry. Storyboarding as we know it may have been pioneered by film makers and animators, but…
  • 21ideas – Tony Vincent outlines 21 technology tools and strategies teachers can use in the classroom.
  • Super Teacher Tools – Super Teacher Tools has many free classroom review games and classroom management tools, including Flash Jeopardy.
  • GeoGebra – On the one hand, GeoGebra is an interactive geometry system. You can do constructions with points, vectors, segments, lines, conic sections as well as functions and change them dynamically afterwards.
  • NASA – Do-It-Youself Podcast – NASA provides directions and permission to use their videos and images to create digital media.
  • Do-It-Yourself Podcast Blog – NASA provides some “how tos” to create podcasts and videos with their videos and images.
  • Top News – eSN Special Report: – Students in a South Texas classroom had taken on the role of employees at CleanWater Tech, a fictional U.S. company that produces water filtration technology, and were poring over the economic indicators of various unnamed countries, trying to decide…
  • Lovely Charts – Lovely Charts is an online diagramming application that allows you to create professional looking diagrams, such as flowcharts, sitemaps, organisation charts, wireframes, and many more… For free.
  • Addition & Subtraction Fact PowerPoints – A series of Powerpoint flashcards for addition and subtraction math facts.
  • Why Wikis? – Most Web 2.0 tools are discussed at length in terms of their application to the learning process. While there is much that can be learned from using these tools in instruction, there are also principles upon which that use rests that have long been …
  • 3 Challenges to Wiki Use in Instruction – There are always challenges in the actual use of technology in instruction, not only in practical terms with familiarity with the technology itself but, more importantly, in a pedagogical sense as the benefits to teaching and learning are examined mo…
  • Web 2.0 That Works: Marzano & Web 2.0 – A directory of Web 2.0 tools for teaching and learning. Denotes free and premium services.
  • Siftables – MIT grad student David Merrill demos Siftables — cookie-sized, computerized tiles you can stack and shuffle in your hands. These future-toys can do math, play music, and talk to their friends, too. Is this the next thing in hands-on learning?
  • eLearn: Predictions for 2009 – Respected authors and researchers, including Allison Rossett, Stephen Downes, Richard Mayer and Chris Dede, make predictions about the future of elearning.
  • Kitzu – Kitzu offers learning kits for specific topics. Many include photos to support the topic.

These are my Jumptags for February 6th through February 16th: