Thursday, September 28, 2006

Stingy Scholar Catch-up

Sorry that I haven't posted over the past two weeks... I've been on the road for work and I haven't had much computer access. Here are some good links from while I was away.

Lifehacker rounds-up some free educational materials. It's an interesting mix of some well-known sites, new finds, and clever search suggestions (such as using Google to find syllabi and other course materials).

Ottobib - by far the easiest bibliography created tool yet available. Enter the ISBN and you've got a proper citation. Various styles are available (MLA, APA, etc.)

DailyLit makes the Gutenberg Project library accessible to busy blackberry addicts. Choose from a wide list of works and specify when you wish to receive the emails.

Kevin Kelly at Cool Tool's links to a 153 page Aviation Instruct's handbook available for free from the FAA. Rightly so, he point out it's value in teaching general instruction techniques for all teachers.

Some other fun links -
117 moneysaving tips for students...
Clusty's got a Shakespeare search engine...
Logical paradoxes...
The Gapminder statistics visualizer from Google...
Yale to join the opencourseware crowd...
Mouseprint - a site pointing out the fineprint in advertisement claims...
The Interactive Periodic Table...
& Zotero looks like it will be a very handy firefox research tool...