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Links You’ll Love for 8-26-11

Ever feel like you’re a space case? Me too! If you’re interested in some great TED talks about the vastness of space, and about the awesome things that are up there… check out TED’s “To Infinity and Beyond” Playlist.

In the news this week… Steve Jobs, Apple Computer’s founder, resigned his CEO position due to health problems. As you might imagine, I’m a huge Apple fan, and the news saddened me. To understand a little of what makes him the innovative, creative genius that he is, check out the following links:

His 2005 Stanford Commencement Address

Harvard Business Review’s Umair Haque on Steve Jobs’ Insights for Capitalists

Interested in learning more about the iPad? The middle school will be getting one as a pilot machine. I hope to get it shortly, and encourage you to borrow it to see what it can do for you. In the meantime, here are a few links:

10 Excellent iPad apps for Teachers

20 Amazing iPad Apps for Educators

And, finally…

The 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks is quickly approaching. Visit the URJ for some teaching resources.

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