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Video of the Week
The TimeMap of World History  
Explore world history with The TimeMap of World History (timemaps.com/home/time-map). Starting at 3,500 BC, this site cleverly combines maps, timelines and chronological narratives to provide a visual guide to each civilisation and nation in history.
Added: 27/04/2012
Google Cow  
Explore the body construction of a cow with Google Cow. This video shows how you can see all the organs in a 3D diagram, from outsides to insides, from heads to feet, from skins to bones, etc.
Posted: 19/05/2011
 
Graph Google Books Over Time - Tekzilla Daily Tip  
Curious how topics were trending before the internet? With Google's Ngram Viewer, you can use their Books Archive and see just that. Veronica shows you how on today's Tekzilla Daily
Posted: 19/05/2011
 
Progressive Education in the 1940s  
This video presents a positive view of progressive education although it begins with a parent complaining that children are not learning the fundamentals. Various educators are seen including famed John Dewey. One skeptic asserts that ideas similar to progressive education caused a collapse of the ancient Greek civilization. Current debates about educational techniques in many respects seem similar to what was occurring in the 1940s.
Posted: 19/05/2011
 
Innovative Schools - Breaking New Ground!  
A video that introduces the world to 4 innovative schools in the UK that show measurable increases in attainment, attendance and 21st Century Skills. The full set of videos shows how change in Pedagogy, Curriculum, Use of Physical Space enabled by the USe of ICT gives measurable increases in Learning Outcomes for Students.
Posted: 11/04/2011
 
UJAM  
Ujam is a newly released cloud-based music creation tool.
Posted: 26/03/2011
 
Soluto.com  
This great little tool allows you to better understand your boot and recommends what you could do without and what you should think about removing to speed things up a bit.
Posted: 26/03/2011
 
The Trojan War  
This is one of series of videos on historical events or people that are hosted on YouTube Channel ‘History for Music Lovers’ (youtube.com/user/historyteachers). In the case of The Trojan War, the story of Troy is narrated/sung to the tune of Tainted Love by Soft Cell.
Posted: 26/03/2011
 
How To Avoid The Idea Generation Trap  
We've all experienced it. After the high of a new idea fades, there’s the period of execution where nothing remains but the arduous task of actually doing. Here, Scott Belsky talks about methods for keeping great ideas alive.
Posted: 26/03/2011
 
Mind in the Making: Essential Life Skills for Kids  
Based around the ‘marshmallow test’, this interesting video explores self control and focus in young children.
Posted: 26/03/2011
 
Symbaloo  
An explanation of online bookmarking tool
Posted: 26/03/2011