Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Two For Tuesday 12/9/08

Thanks to my Twitter and Plurk networks for all of their suggestions today (see below)!

1. Do Something: Empowering Teenagers to Make a Difference in the World (from @JazzyJsMom)
"Do Something believes you have the power to make a difference." They provide the ideas, resources and connections to help you bring your great ideas to life. Do something lives by five guidelines, they believe, trust, celebrate, respect and value the ability of young people to change the world for the better.

2. WorldMapper: The World As You've Never Seen It Before (from @plennig)
WorldMapper contains 366 maps, all available as PDF posters, which provide a visual representation of global data. Categories include movement, transportation, poverty, housing, education, pollution and religion, among others. For example, you can view a map of worldwide secondary education spending, passenger car distribution and the increase of carbon emmisions between 1980 and 2000 (see below).

Again, thanks to everyone in my Twitter and Plurk networks who gave me suggestions. (I've saved a bunch for future posts.)


L Winebrenner
JazzyJsMom @lizbdavis http://www.dosomething.org/ 5 things they believe in: Believe in teens Trust teens Celebrate Respect & Value teens scholarships 2
Emma Haygood
hlvanrip @lizbdavis if you haven't used www.capzles.com it is a really great tool!
arvind s grover
arvind @lizbdavis http://quizlet.com would be perfect for 2 for Tuesdays. 8th graders using it to create study sets and then share with each other
Keisa Williams
monarchlibrary @lizbdavis How about the Free Rice website http://www.freerice.com/ind... in the spirit of giving.
Page Lennig
Durff Icon_red_lock @lizbdavis oldies but goodies? RSS Readers like pageflakes and google reader; Voicethread

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