I have shared the following information as a resource page on my “Technology 4 Teachers” curriculum wiki.
Internet Explorer is NOT the only software option when it comes to viewing websites on the Internet. Websites SHOULD be designed to be standards-compliant, but sometimes they are not and display content differently in different web browsers. The following 69 second video from Google concisely explains what a web browser is and is not. (More browser resources are available from Google on the site www.whatbrowser.org. For Google and many other organizations / individuals today, the web browser is THE most important piece of software on your computer, smart phone or other digital device capable of accessing the Internet.
For our Technology 4 Teachers Course, I recommend trying at least one or two alternative web browsers on your OWN computer in addition to the one you use currently. Here are some options to try:
A more exhaustive list of available web browsers is available on WikiPedia.
Check out Wesley's new ebook, "Mapping Media to the Common Core: Volume I." (2013) It's $15!
If you're trying to listen to a podcast episode and it's not working, check this status page. (Wes is migrating his podcasts to Amazon S3 for hosting.) Remember to follow Wesley Fryer on Twitter (@wfryer), Facebook and Google+. Also "like" Wesley's Facebook pages for "Speed of Creativity Learning" and his eBook, "Playing with Media." Don't miss Wesley's latest technology integration project, "Mapping Media to the Common Core / Curriculum."
On this day..
- Visualize: Sticky Learning (Visual Notetaking) - 2014
- A Renaissance in Educational Podcasting - 2014
- Recorded Audio & Resources from my #otaem12 Presentations Today - 2012
- Standards Mapping the Common Core to Everyday Instruction and Teaching - 2012
- Can You Do That? Legal Issues in Tech Administration #otaem12 - 2012
- Visioning New Schools with David Warlick - 2012
- Anywhere, Anytime Learning by Janet Barresi - 2012
- Montana Voices: Digital Vision for Schools 2011 Challenge #mtvision - 2011
- Learning with iPad #msmeca11 - 2011
- "Reply All" Bridgestone Super Bowl Ad Highlights Important Social Media Issues #msmeca11 - 2011