Monthly Archives: May 2008

CRL’s After School Literacy project kicks off

In case you haven’t heard, the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning, of which Stratepedia is part, has received funds from the Wal-Mart Foundation to start a project promoting literacy in out-of-school environments. We’ll be partnering with Boys … Read

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Search now works properly in Hello

Keyword searching was broken in Hello, but now it should be fixed. Sorry about that!

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Several Stratepedia services to be offline briefly today, 5PM CDT

I will be performing some routine maintenance on a core Stratepedia server this afternoon. This should take no more than 10 minutes. Read

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Punch up your presentations with Creative Commons images

The secret’s out: Visuals make for more interesting, memorable presentations. Learn how to find free, high-quality images for your next stack of slides using Flickr and Creative Commons. Read

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Share your professional development examples on Depot

There’s a new group on Depot for anyone using Content Enhancement in professional development. Sign in, click the Groups link, and locate Models for Professional Development. You’ll need a membership key to join–drop me a line at help@stratepedia.org and I’ll … Read

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Learn from Dan Pink’s life

You’ve all heard me talk up a storm about Dan Pink, author of Free Agent Nation, the must-read A Whole New Mind, and the recently-released The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You’ll Need, right? OK, check this … Read

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Brain Rules is this year’s Made to Stick

Garr Reynolds–the mind behind Presentation Zen, a blog I refer to frequently–has named Dr. John Medina’s Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School his favorite book of 2008. Garr has spoken highly in the … Read

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Hello featured in the latest Stratenotes

An article Amber and I wrote about Hello (this site) is featured in the April, 2008 issue of Stratenotes. Watch for it! Now, before you leave, make sure you’ve subscribed to receive future updates, via either RSS or e-mail. (Need … Read

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RSS readers: What do you use?

Google Reader isn’t your only choice when it comes to free RSS readers. Read on to check out some other options. Read

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Another example of transparent authoring

A couple of months ago I told you about my love for PDF books, and talked a bit about the notion of “beta books,” or pre-release access to the book’s contents in exchange for reader feedback. That example used a … Read

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