Kids on the Future of Tech

Latitude in conjunction with ReadWriteWeb has released research on what children want from their technology.  It’s a fascinating look at the future from a child’s perspective.  You can download the entire summary here. Here are the highlights: •    39% of...

More Light Painting Resources

Light Doodles is one of the best places to learn about how to paint with light.  Check them out! •    Light Doodles Tutorial: how to make a “light drawing pen” •    Light Doodles Tutorial: light drawing...

What are you doing with your spare time?

I’ve been reading Clay Shirky’s new book Cognitive Surplus.  The book is challenging my thinking on the impact of social networking and all things digital on society.  In the book, Shirky notes that people in the United States spend 200 billion hours a...

Letting Kids Respond to God Digitally

We finished three weeks of Hot U at the end of July.  It was an intense time that required over 400 volunteers and served over 1000 kids.  One of the things that we looked at this year was trying to find a way to allow the kids a place to catalog what they had learned...

Get your ideas organized

I am a huge fan of mind-mapping.  It’s an easy way to organize your ideas.  Here’s a great resource on how to get started (crayons required). View the original source for this post I was having trouble getting started on this column, so I turned away from...