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Thursday, December 17, 2009

PABeaufaitBookmarks 12/17/2009


Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Quick and easy ways of strengthening passwords?

Find out by watching this short video in the Technology section of the New York Times. Animated displays in the foreground reinforce the suggestions from NYT techxperts, J. D. Biersdorfer and Sam Grobart, produced by Jigar Mehta (1:55 min.).

I gleaned the link to to that video from the UBC's e-Strategy Update, Blog Archive, Miscellany section (2009.12.09).

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

PABeaufaitBookmarks 12/15/2009


Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

PABeaufaitBookmarks 12/01/2009

  • "... for ICT to support the devel[o]pment of Thinking Skills, there is a need to move away from the traditional ICT-based activities of drilling and practising skills such as grammar, spelling and out-of-context vocabulary recall.

    • Interactive exploratory environments where students can direct their own learning through guided discovery processes are more likely to develop Thinking Skills. They encourage risk-taking and 'enable pupils to hypothesise and experiment with immediate feedback'."

    tags: critical thinking


Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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