Monthly Archives: December 2008

Best of blog 2008

December 31, 2008 Comments Off on Best of blog 2008

Most thoughtful posts: The death of school The price of freedom of speech Edupunk is knobbly Universal or personal salvation? Big news: Canadian coup d’état Elections: The *United* States? I don’t think so There’s gotta be a better way Nerdiest: ... Read More »

What I read 12/31/2008

December 31, 2008 Comments Off on What I read 12/31/2008

2008 – The Year in Pictures – New York Times The New York Times’ 2008 in pictures in eight different categories of news. tags: 2008, year in pictures, year, nyt Bluetooth Headphones Wireless Stereo Headset Headphones : Wireless iPod Nano ... Read More »

Marturia in 2008

December 24, 2008 Comments Off on Marturia in 2008

For the third year running, I’m going back over the first post of every month to see a smattering of what we’ve talked about over the last year.  For every month, you get the post title and the first sentence ... Read More »

What I read 12/23/2008

December 23, 2008 Comments Off on What I read 12/23/2008

2008 Most Popular Design posts, Tutorials and Resources A huge, wide-ranging assortment of resources, tutorials and tips for Illustrator, Photoshop, WordPress and others. Includes: Photoshop “Pen Tool” tutorial, Master Photoshop in one week, Learn Illustrator in 30 days. tags: design, ... Read More »

What I read 12/22/2008

December 22, 2008 Comments Off on What I read 12/22/2008

dafont.com Over 8500 free fonts. tags: fonts, font, design, typography, resources, free » And the 2008 winners are…. The Edublog Awards The edublog awards are handed out every year to members of the edublogosphere for excellence in particular areas. Here ... Read More »

I am becoming my grandmother

December 19, 2008 2 Comments »

My grandmother was a consummate collector, so much so that, when she and my grandfather moved out of the house they’d lived in for 40+ years, a company had to be hired to go through their effects to determine what ... Read More »

What I read 12/19/2008

December 19, 2008 Comments Off on What I read 12/19/2008

55 Great Websites To Download Free Sound Effects | Tools A pile of free SFX resources. tags: audio, sound, effects, soundeffects, sounds, downloads The year 2008 in photographs (part 1 of 3) – The Big Picture – Boston.com Amazing collection ... Read More »

What I read 12/18/2008

December 18, 2008 Comments Off on What I read 12/18/2008

Adobe Photoshop Tutorials – Best Of | Tutorials | Smashing Magazine Today is apparently tutorials day – here’s a big pile of them on Photoshop techniques to make better/cooler/differenter pictures in PSD. tags: photoshop, tutorials, tutorial, graphics, design 53 CSS-Techniques ... Read More »

Help me, Obi-PLN Kenobi – you’re my only hope

December 17, 2008 2 Comments »

I don’t have a huge PLN – I’m not an edtech, and I don’t go to all the conferences.  But I know that some of the people I read and respond to are and do.  It’s those people to whom ... Read More »

What I read 12/17/2008

December 17, 2008 Comments Off on What I read 12/17/2008

60 Beautiful Christmas Photoshop Tutorials | Tutorials | Smashing Magazine Smashing Magazine has this great collection of tutorials to build winter/Christmas scenes. tags: photoshop, tutorials, Christmas, winter Christmas Icons and Christmas WordPress Themes | Graphics | Smashing Magazine More stuff ... Read More »

What schools could be…

December 16, 2008 Comments Off on What schools could be…

Ira Socol bemoans the state of American Education, and in particular, its loss of vision in an post titled “Insufficiently Transformative,” but not in the way you might think.  An excerpt: In technology, many of our dreams have come true. ... Read More »

What I read 12/16/2008

December 16, 2008 Comments Off on What I read 12/16/2008

Light Blurs Brushes and Decoration Pack For Photoshop | Freebies | Smashing Magazine Smashing lays on the freebies again with some light-blur brushes and a set of vector decorations for your photoshopping needs. tags: free, brushes, vectors, photoshop, smashing Poptropica ... Read More »