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Open Source Ecology

July 11th, 2012 · No Comments

Open Source Ecology is a network of farmers and engineers that has put together the Global Village Construction Set, an open source, low-cost, high performance technological platform that enables DIY fabrication of 50 different industrial machines that they believe are required to build a sustainable civilization with modern comforts. I like the principles behind the […]

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Tags: blog · climate change · consumerism · global issues activities · global issues resources · listening · natural building · open source · the environment · video · volunteering

Inkscape

November 6th, 2008 · No Comments

In my (relatively) new position as technology coordinator, I am often called upon to do new things. Yesterday, I was asked to create a vector-based version of our logo for a company that will be producing USB drives for us. I had no idea what a vector graphic was, let alone how to make one. […]

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Tags: blog · open source · software · teacher tools

Engrade – Free Online Gradebook

October 17th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Recently, I was asked to find some sort of gradebook software for our teachers to use. I quickly found Engrade, a free online gradebook that allows for weighting grades in categories. It’s very simple to use, and has all of the features that we need in a gradebook. Plus, it allows students to log in […]

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Tags: blog · open source · software · teacher tools