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Time to Honor a Technology Pioneer!

The enormous contributions made by women to every facet of society need to acknowledged and celebrated. From equal pay, to political leadership, inclusion in history, corporate governance and participation in S.T.E.M. activities, women continue to get the short end of the stick. There are countless efforts to to make progress in the struggle for gender […]

Download Cool Classic Math and Programming Books!

An old friend of mine, Dr. Barry Newell, is an astrophysicist who was was the Administrator (in the NASA sense) of Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring Observatories of the Australian National University. He now works on the dynamics of social-ecological systems. In his spare time (back in 1988), he wrote two classic books on Logo programming […]

Constructivist Software

Recommended Software MicroWorlds EX Robotics (multimedia Logo programming language and robotics control environment – Mac & Windows) Inspiredata (data collection, visualization and analysis tool for K-12 – Mac & Windows) Tech4Learning Imagination Suite (Frames, Pixie, ImageBlender, WebBlender, Twist – Mac & Windows) iLife ’08 (iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, Garageband, iWeb) Sibelius (the gold standard for music […]