Month: June 2005

Each to their own

EducationGuardian.co.uk have a report into Learning Styles, and how useful (or not) they are in assisting teachers. Among other things, they point out that you can’t just label children – and say that they are “an auditory learner”. Garner, who first discussed multiple intelligence (one of the learning styles covered in most books etc.,) said:…

Adware targets kids

Security Pipeline have an article that looks at how sites that are aimed at children are particuarly infested with Adware. From their findings they’ve found that children’s sites particularly have Adware, rather than spyware – which, they assume is because children don’t tend to have credit cards, so it’s not worth spying on what they…

Google Fight

Google Fight : Make a fight with googleFight An amusing little application – just enter two terms, and see which has more entries in Google. Purely for fun, but an amusing little aside!…

Real-Time Collaboration Tools And Their Differences With Enterprise Conferencing Solutions

Robin Good looks at a number of tools for real time collaboration. He looks at a number of different tasks & tools – in a presentation (linked to at end of page). He defines “GrassRoots” as low cost (inc. cost effective, open source etc.), easy to set up, cross platform, etc., He does look at…