Mashpedia: The Real-time Encyclopedia

Mashpedia is an interesting service that matches reference articles from Wikipedia to materials from other sources like YouTube, Flickr, Twitter, Digg, and the web in general. The purpose of drawing materials from multiple sources is to provide users with a …

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Are e-books good for studying?

Three universities (Princeton, Arizona State University, and Northwest Missouri State) pilot two e-readers (Kindle DX, Sony Reader), to see how well students could use them for studying. The results were at best mixed, and at worst negative. There were problems …

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20 Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers

20 Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers is the title of a nice slide presentation created by Simon Ward. Ward’s presentation contains some very familiar sites like Delicious and also includes some lesser-known sites. In fact, there were a few sites …

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