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schooX – Frequently Asked Questions
SchooX is a Social Edutainment Network where everyone can bookmark, create, share and socialize information in any format, from websites to online courses and use it efficiently to learn. On schooX different kinds of resources are supported with special features according to their format. Online courses, for example, are supported by an internal Learning Management Module capable of maintaining the users learning process.
OpenID Foundation website
Can’t remember your passwords? Tired of filling out registration forms?
OpenID is a safe, faster, and easier way to log in to web sites.
21st Century Presentation Literacy: Displaying Video
For some time I have wanted to incorporate video with my students. Not the video in the dvd player and sit in the classroom watching them watch TV type of video, I have wanted to have my students make their own videos and post them on the class website or on their classroom blogs. The difficulty rest in the bindings of server filters, restrictions and controls. Over the last couple of weeks the lining in the cloud has revealed itself.
20+ Awesome & Unique Uses Of Google Reader You Probably Didn’t Know About
Google Reader, a tool which can do wonders, is still unused by people. We all know Google Reader as a Web-based aggregator, capable of reading Atom and RSS feeds online or offline, but it can also perform various other useful tasks. I compiled some uses of Google Readers and mentioned the links for tutorials.
Twitter Blog: All Decked Out
This acquisition is an important step forward for us. TweetDeck provides brands, publishers, marketers and others with a powerful platform to track all the real-time conversations they care about. In order to support this important constituency, we will continue to invest in the TweetDeck that users know and love.
Cool Infographics – Blog – U.S. Education vs. The World
U.S. Education vs. The World
22 Best Apps for Education
Some of the best iPad and iPhone applications for education.
Catch: Capture Notes Online for Free. ~ Educational Technology
Catch is a great tool for both desktop and mobile devices. It allows its users to catch anything online and create out of it a bookmark ; be it a text note, voice note, or images. This service is very easy to use so why not educators try it in their daily work. It will make your time online much more beneficial and enjoyable. With Catch it is next to impossible that you will forget any info you have stumbled upon online.
Teacher Experience Exchange – 5 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom
Using social media tools is an excellent way to connect with your students and extend education beyond the classroom. It places learning experiences into a modern context familiar to this tech savvy generation. Let’s look at a few ways you can incorporate Twitter or Twitter-like sites into your curriculum.
Twitter’s top five apps | Technology | guardian.co.uk
Twitter’s top five apps
We look at the apps that demonstrate what Twitter is really asking developers to build
Village of 100 people | Fubiz™
Village of 100 people infographics
Never Underestimate a 13-Year Old With a Computer and a Dream
This is where genius comes from. Thanks, Alfred, for sharing this inspiring story. Everyone needs to read and think about this.
Red Tape – That famous space shuttle photo: When is sharing stealing?
In a world where social media users, bloggers and even some professional journalists are increasingly comfortable simply copying the work of others and republishing it, can intellectual property rights survive? Can original content survive? And what should the world do when an amateur photographer takes a newsworthy photo and shares it on a social network?
BBC News – Egyptian pyramids found by infra-red satellite images
Seventeen lost pyramids are among the buildings identified in a new satellite survey of Egypt.
More than 1,000 tombs and 3,000 ancient settlements were also revealed by looking at infra-red images which show up underground buildings.
Pageonce – Free Personal Finance Software for Mobile
Mobile for money management.
A mashup of music 2.0 news and views. Think of it a dynamic playlist of what’s happening across the industry. You can also catch mediaor updates
Wrangler is an interactive tool for data cleaning and transformation.
Spend less time formatting and more time analyzing your data
100 Universal Apps That Run on Both iPhone and iPad | iPhone.AppStorm
The iPad is on its second generation and the iPhone is on its fourth, resulting in thousands and thousands of apps of all types to download. For those that own both devices, the slight differences between the two systems can be annoying. Some apps only run on iPad and some only on iPhone. Others exist on both systems but require separate downloads.