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8 years ago
MoMA PS1 is hosting an art book fair this weekend beginning Friday 9/26 and ending Sunday 9/28! (There's also a sneak preview happening tomorrow 9/25 from 6-9pm that I will be attending). It's free and open to the public and there will even be a few authors signing copies of their books during the event! Definitely something to check out if you have the time. Here is more information on the fair: THE NY ART BOOK FAIR at MoMA PS1 Printed Matter presents the ninth annual NY Art Book...
8 years ago
Gradeable is an assessment tool designed to facilitate the process of grading papers for educators of all grade levels. Teachers scan assignments, quizzes, and exams into their computer and use Gradeable to leave feedback, make corrections, and monitor overall student progress. Multiple-choice assignments are automatically graded once scanned into the system, giving graders the ability to spend more time...
8 years ago
VideoNot.es is an online app that syncs note-taking with videos for quick and easy reference. VideoNot.es syncs with your Google Drive to automatically synchronize your notes with whatever video you are watching. Users can then click on their time-stamped note to instantly jump to the appropriate place in the video. VideoNot.es works with Coursera, Udacity, EdX, Khan Academy, Vimeo, and YouTube. ...
8 years ago
Hi everyone! As you may have heard, from Sept. 6 - Oct. 3 the historic Lilac Museum Steamship will be host to a Floating Library! That's right--a steamship that's been transformed into a library! This pop-up space is free and open to the public, the only stipulation is that visitors power down their mobile devices before boarding to "encourage visitors to be more engaged with their surroundings."
Hey everyone! METRO (Metropolitan New York Library Council) announced that Code4LibNYC is hosting an event for anyone interested in libraries, coding, and systems/web services! The event is on Wed, Sep. 10, 2014 from 2:00pm - 4:00pm and Eric Glass, a GIS/Metadata Librarian from Columbia, will be discussing topics like geospatial data repositories, ebooks platforms created in Python and Django, social media integration in web development, and more! It's a great op...
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8 years ago
Title: Storytelling by a Kindergarten Social Assistive Robot: A Tool for Constructive Learning in Preschool Education (2014) Author: Marina Fridin Source: Computers and Education Research Question: Can preschool students learn through interaction with a robot? Study Design: The study analyzes young st...
8 years ago
Commencement ceremony attendees now have the power to locate their graduate among the thousands of hats via radio frequency technology. Engineering and computer science students at the University of Texas have developed an RFID solution that enables commencement viewers to know exactly when their graduate is about to take the stage with the help of a unique code embedded sticker that graduates carry throughout the procession. Source Article:
8 years ago
Universe Sandbox is a downloadable space simulator for Windows computers. The program not only allows you to explore the solar system and eight planets, but it also gives you the ability to control and play with gravity. Users can add stars, planets, and more to the solar system simulator and watch how gravity and orbits shift with each new addition. The simulator offers a ton of cool features that will...
8 years ago
Archival Revival is back! Follow us on Twitter and Pressible for some super cool posts about items from the TC archives and be sure to watch for our awesome weekly photo recreation series! Here's the latest recreation: Ladies on Staircase - Summer 1920 vs. Summer 2014 (and a silly one, for good measure)
8 years ago
The Civitas Learning platform is an advanced analytics tool designed to aid students, faculty, and administrators in their academic pursuits. Founded in 2011, this company uses a cloud-based predictive analytics platform to deliver enhanced, individualized recommendations for everyone in the learning institution. Students can receive suggestions on best courses and degrees for their needs, faculty and ...