Make social bookmarking easy for your visitors

I found a great little script you can see in action at the bottom of my page templates that makes it easy for visitors to add a blog post to their favourite social bookmarking site. I found it at GrayWolf’s SEO Blog -  and it did the job with minimal massaging. I did notice that in Dreamweaver MX 2004 that Dreamweaver kept re-writing the quote marks that make the code work — so when you…

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Turning buzz into honey

Conferences, seminars and other events can be inspirational and almost rejuvenating at the time.  But a few days back in the “real” world can often cause the buzz to dissipate in the drone of mundane responsibilities. While checking on the resources for the education.au seminar series via the tag eduausem2007, I came across an unrelated post by Beth Kanter (sorry, lost the thread and can’t seem to find the exact post) about a blog by Kathy…

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Games as learning and violence as a learned attitude

The power of immersive experiences in 3-D Virtual Worlds and games has gotten a lot of press lately and the study of games as learning has also had a spotlight thrown on it.   For me, more gruesome headlines like the mass killings at Virgina Tech have raised an older issue related to games: do they teach and/or fan the flames of violence? I don’t know if the obviously disturbed young man who felt it his calling to…

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