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Nov 15, 2011

Dean Uttendorfer on Homework

  The volume of homework for kids has drastically increased proportionately to the emphasis in the past few years on testing. Dr. Michael Uttendorfer, Dean, NYIT School of Education, believes there can be too much homework. He feels too much homework is just practice rather than work that builds understanding. Studies show that the amount of homework for elementary ages has no bearing on their ability to perform. Dr. Uttendorfer and Judith West have an interesting discussion on this topic on Getting Your Money's Worth. More

Author: michael_uttendorfer

Mar 23, 2010

Can You Show Me What You See on Your Screen?

Did you ever experience a problem on your computer and you had trouble describing the problem you are seeing? Jing (a free screen capture program) will let you take a snapshot of your screen or even record a short video of what is on your computer. After you record the image or video you can share it online or email the link to someone. It's a free download from TechSmith at http://www.jingproject.com and is available in both PC and MAC versions. TechSmith even provides free web space on their Screencast web site to upload your files so others can view them. You… More

Author: michael_uttendorfer

Mar 11, 2010

A picture is worth 1,000 words, but what if…

What if your pictures could talk? Check out the free web-based application at http://www.fotobabble.com. Upload a picture and then add your own narration to go with it. Share your favorite pictures and add your own descriptions to go along with them. There's no software to download and no installation required. Just sign up and get started. It could be a great application to share with your students, family and friends. Click here to see one of mine. Check my blog each week for new (and usually free) web tools you might find useful. Dean Uttendorfer More

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