Archive for December 2009

Orange County Register: Meet the Winner twins

Award-winning identical Fullerton twin authors Brianna and Brittany Winner, who wrote the novel “The Strand Prophecy” along with their father, Jeff, announced the start of their national tour, “If You Can Dream It, You Can Write It!” at a school assembly tour to promote reading and writing in elementary and secondary schools. The 13-year-old co-authors told the students…

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Techlearning Magazine: Q7 is here

Gadget-weary teachers rejoice. The new wireless Q7 Presenter Tablet from Qwizdom combines many tools onto one device. Use the tablet much like an interactive whiteboard, except do it wirelessly from the back of the classroom instead of with your back turned in the front. Send instructions and receive feedback and requests for help from students…

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Ciencia Hoje (Portugal): Do asfalto para o urbanismo eco-amigável / Asphalt urban planning eco-friendly

CienciaHoje in Portugal picked up our “Forwarding Dallas” story from Urban Re:Vision: 2009-11-26 By Marlene Moura Projecto português «Forwarding Dallas» venceu competição internacional O conceito de urbanismo sustentável vai tomando conta das consciências em nome do ambiente e, pouco a pouco, estratégias transversais vão sendo aplicadas no planeamento de construções mundiais. O futuro «Forwarding Dallas»…

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Novate (Russia): Самодостаточный город-холм в Далласе / Self-Sufficient City Hill in Dallas

Самодостаточность – понятие субъективное. Вот как может быть самодостаточным квартал большого города? Оказывается, вполне может. Именно таким должен быть квартал Forwarding Dallas, который должен появиться в городе Даллас через несколько лет. Застройщик Urban Revision со штаб-квартирой в Сан-Франциско и португальская архитектурная фирма Atelier Data and MOOV выиграли конкурс на застройку одного из холмов в черте…

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Twitter status: anyone need help?

So what do you do when you have 16 inches of snow, no power, no internet, no heat, very few candles, no extra batteries and no ability to hop in the car and go buy supplies? This weekend in Western North Carolina, I was again reminded that social media is transforming our world for the…

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dwell magazine: Forwarding Dallas

Forwarding Dallas Earlier this year, Dwell editor Aaron Britt traveled down to Dallas, Texas, for a design charrette with Re:Vision Dallas. The project is a collaboration between Urban Re:Vision and the Central Dallas Community Development Corporation that aims to turn a downtown Dallas city block into a beacon of sustainable building and urban design. In…

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New York Times Education: Students Click, and a quiz becomes a game

By WINNIE HU GREAT NECK, N.Y. — The games had begun. In a darkened classroom at Great Neck South High School on a recent afternoon, the Advanced Placement physics students sped through a pop quiz, furiously pressing keys on hand-held clickers. A projection screen tracked their responses in real time, showing who knew what through…

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Check out ēno at world’s largest educational technology event

2009-11-30 09:40:09 – PolyVision has announced its participation in the 2010 British Educational Training and Technology (BETT) show, believed to be the world’s largest educational technology event, held from the 13th to the 16th January at Olympia, London. PolyVision will be showcasing its environmental award-winning ēno range of interactive whiteboard products, supported by its sole…

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