A US filmmaker who was buried under rubble after the earthquake in Haiti used his iPhone to look up how to treat his wounds. By using a mix of the first aid app and his alarm clock to keep him awake, he kept himself safe and alive while he waited 3 days for help. Despite this horrible tragedy, this has to be one of the most amazing ways an iPhone app has come in handy, no?
Check out the Wired Article here.
Yesterday, Google announced that it would no longer participate in the censoring of search results in China, and may pull out of the country altogether. Although the Chinese government will still have ways to censor some information through government monitoring, I think this could still have some major implications for the information the people of China could obtain.
Erin and I are working on some video's for a design event surrounding first year teaching resources. If you have any non-EdLab friends currently in their first or second year of teaching, please let me know!
Anyone interested can email me at MaryKatePappas@gmail.com
Thanks so much!
Hey everyone! After many hours of work and love, the first episode of Edible is up. The show is geared towards people who are intimidated by not only cooking their own food, but those who are don't even know what kind of things to buy. I hope you all enjoy (and maybe even learn something!)!!
The woman with me is Natalie Guarnaschelli, a masters candidate in TC's nutrition program.
In honor of our Seedling Giveaway, I submitted a story to the media relations people at Teachers College. They loved the idea, and they've posted it on TC's homepage!!! Congrats to everyone for their hard work in taking care of the seedlings and making this event happen!!!!
Hey Edlabbers! Check out my new Vlog, an interview with EdLab's very own Faisal Anwar!
Hey everyone! Check out my first Vlog about the EdLab Seminar on the Pre-Production brainstorming for AfterEd.TV!
The Open Architecture Network is inviting students and teachers to pair up with local architects to submit designs for a classroom of the future. This is a unique opportunity for teachers and students to partner with design professionals to create a positive and sustainable learning environment. Winners will receive up to $50,000 to implement their design or upgrade a classroom in their school.
After Ed TV is interested in capturing these new ideas and designs on camera. We need to find inspirational participants that want their idea not only to win, but to reach an audience of teachers, st...
In an effort to find out more about the EdLab community, and the educational communities around us, I would love to know what news feeds you are subscribed to, and which sites do you visit every day for your fill of educational news? Comments and suggestions are welcome!!!