Category Archives: making a difference

Do you play Free Rice? You should


Saw this at eLearning across the globe … I started to play the FreeRice game awhile ago … admittedly haven’t been playing for awhile now. But after seeing this video, I’m going to pick it up again. Advertisements

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(video) Learning to Change; Changing to Learn


The US Department of Commerce ranked 55 industry sectors based on their level of IT intensiveness. Education ranked 55 – the lowest – below coal mining. The thoughts on this video have a resonance since we’ve just suffered through the … Continue reading

Posted in education, learning, making a difference, Net Generation, schooling, video

Play, Learn and Feed a Hungry Person – this is Way Cool!


Not sure who came up with this idea – but it is great!  Freerice.com You play a vocabulary game, basically … given a word you have to decide which of the choices is closest in meaning to it. If you … Continue reading

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The Giving of Gamers – Make a Kid’s Day – childsplaycharity.org


Way cool! – Check it out … childsplaycharity.org With the help of hospital staff, we’ve set up gift wish lists full of video games, toys, and movies. You can go to each hospital’s list and buy a toy, and that … Continue reading

Posted in family, gaming, holiday, making a difference, Miscellany