Horndean Technology College visit Just after half term I had great pleasure of visiting three schools in the South West. Ostensibly, I was escorting my colleague Victoria Yegorenkova during her induction training, but it was a great excuse to get in some classroom observation and meet several teachers I knew previously only by reputation. First up was Horndean TC. Horndean are using both Paperless School and Yacapaca, so it was a good chance to compare the two systems. Highlights of the visit for me:
Cell biology animation The animations here let you visualize complex processes within the cell. Powerful color and knowledge abound. Via Information Aesthetics, Molecules and cells animation, cells, DNA, RNA From Golden Swamp on May 6, 2006 at 3:30 p.m..
Watch PlusDiscamus, and learn more From usjournal.com: U.S. Journal of Academics on May 6, 2006 at 12:30 p.m..
SC: 06/05 Innocent web owners compromised by malicious site-building tools An interesting article (linked below) reports how an innocent UK tradesman used freely available website building tools to develop a website; unbeknownst to him, one of the utilities he used to build it attempted to install malicious software on visitors' computers. It's yet another warning that just visiting a website with an unpatched system can subvert a computer that views the site ... From MCS Safe Computing Bulletins on May 6, 2006 at 4:30 a.m..
Nine Ways to Fix Intranet Search This article from the May 2006 issue of KM Column outlines nine steps that can be taken by all intranet teams to improve the effectiveness of search, covering both design and under-the-hood changes. From EdNA Online on May 6, 2006 at 12:30 a.m..
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